Deadly police shootout prompts claims of abuse in Brazil

A bloody, hourslong gunbattle in a Rio de Janeiro slum echoed into Friday, with authorities saying the police mission killed two dozen criminals while residents and activists claimed human rights…

Flyers rally from 2-goal deficit, beat Devils in shootout

Claude Giroux scored twice in 22 seconds to force overtime and was one of three Flyers to score in a shootout as Philadelphia beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on…

Golden Knights top Sharks 3-2 in shootout on historic night

On a milestone night for Sharks forward Patrick Marleau, a tight game between West Division rivals only seemed fitting. Alex Tuch scored the winner in a shootout and the streaking…

High school hoops coach killed in drug cartel shootout in North Carolina

A basketball coach and teacher at a North Carolina charter school was killed in a shootout with a drug cartel last Thursday, police told WBTV, the CBS-affiliated TV station in…

Spezza scores in shootout, Maple Leafs beat Jets 2-1

Jason Spezza scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. The veteran forward corralled a…

Fiala’s shootout goal gives Minnesota wild win in Vegas

Kevin Fiala scored in the shootout and the Minnesota Wild beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Thursday night. The victory snapped Minnesota’s five-game road losing streak. “We’ve been playing…

Bruins rally for 5-4 shootout win over Devils

Charlie Coyle and David Pastrnak each scored in the shootout, and the Boston Bruins rallied for a 5-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Brad Marchand, Charlie…

Coyotes rally, then win shootout to stop Avs’ winning streak

Phil Kessel and Lawson Crouse rallied Arizona with goals in the third period, Christian Dvorak got the shootout clincher and the Coyotes beat Colorado 5-4 Tuesday night, ending the Avalanche‘s…

Tarasenko, Blues edge Sharks 2-1 in shootout to stop skid

Vladimir Tarasenko scored the decisive goal in a shootout and the St. Louis Blues snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Friday night. “We…

Penguins top Islanders 4-3 on Crosby’s shootout goal

Sidney Crosby scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. Casey DeSmith made…