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Ohio high school girls basketball hair-pulling incident under investigation

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An incident over the weekend involving two Ohio high school girl basketball players was under investigation, a school district said.

During a game Saturday, a Bellevue High School athlete pulled a girl from Norwalk High School down to the court by the hair. The altercation occurred after a missed 3-pointer by the Bellevue player. It wasn’t clear what sparked the incident.

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The Norwalk coach was irate after the play. None of the referees standing nearby apparently saw it.

“First and foremost, I am concerned with the health of our injured student athlete,” Norwalk superintendent George Fisk told WTOL-TV in an email. “She is a fantastic, hardworking young lady and in no way deserved the aggressive unsportsmanlike action taken against her. I have been in contact with the administration of Bellevue City Schools; they have assured me that appropriate action will be taken upon the conclusion of their investigation. Additionally, it is my hope the Ohio High School Athletic Association will not remain silent and uninvolved in this situation.”

Bellevue superintendent Kim Schubert told the station Tuesday that there was disciplinary action, but didn’t address it specifically.

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“Since viewing the video on Saturday, with the knowledge that no foul was called during the game, we quickly came to the conclusion that it would be our obligation to address the incident with disciplinary action and we have done so,” Schubert said. “I hope that this clarification will provide a conclusion to this situation leaving no doubt that the situation was immediately addressed. Our priority is the health and safety of all student athletes, including athletes at opposing schools and our own athletes.”

Family members of the Norwalk athlete told WTOL-TV that she was recovering and still being evaluated.

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The Ohio State High School Athletic Association said officials reviewed the video and would allow Bellevue first crack at the discipline.

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Washington Nationals warned about Houston Astros cheating before World Series: report

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The Washington Nationals reportedly were warned about the Houston Astros stealing signs ahead of their World Series matchup.

Rumors that the Astros were trying to gain some comeuppance through illicit means began to get louder after the Nationals won the National League Championship Series, the Washington Post reported Tuesday, detailing the not-so-subtle secret that Houston had been cheating for years.

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According to the report, several Los Angeles Dodgers players reached out to Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier to tell him that Houston was stealing signs. Dozier had been on the Dodgers team that faced the Astros in 2017 – the year when the video scheme was concocted, according to Major League Baseball.

Washington Manager Dave Martinez reportedly spoke to then-Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora about the Astros. Cora was the bench coach for the Astros’ 2017 team and was later named in Commissioner Rob Manfred’s report about the Astros’ sign-stealing. Cora parted with the Red Sox after MLB’s report was released.

Pitcher Tony Sipp, who pitched for the Nationals in the first half of 2019 and with the Astros from 2014 to 2019, also was contacted, according to The Washington Post. Sipp reportedly met with Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer and told him that he should be concerned about the Astros.

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Stephen Strasburg, the eventual World Series MVP who helped the Nationals to their first title, acknowledged in Game 6 that he may have been tipping his pitches and started to try to throw the Astros off.

“Started shaking my glove so they didn’t know what I was throwing,” he said after being asked about the changes he made. “Obviously, they look for certain things and I just thank [Pitching Coach Paul Menhart] for giving me the tip.”

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Strasburg said he didn’t recognize he was giving his pitches away. “It’s something that has burned me in the past, and they burned me there in the first. It’s just a part of the game. You gotta do your best to stay consistent in your delivery on each pitch.”

No Astros players have been specifically implicated in the sign-stealing scandal. Ex-Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and ex-Astros manager A.J. Hinch both were suspended for a year. Cora left his Red Sox job and Carlos Beltran parted ways with the New York Mets before he got a chance to manage a game.

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Beltran and Cora were said to be the engineers of the video scheme.

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American Airlines extends flight suspensions to China amid ongoing coronavirus outbreak

American Airlines is extending its suspension of flights to mainland China and Hong Kong as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 –formerly known as the “novel coronavirus”–outbreak.

The carrier announced this week that flights between Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and mainland China will now be suspended through April 24, as would flights between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and mainland China. Hong Kong-bound flights out of both DFW and LAX are suspended until April 23 and April 24, respectively.

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American Airlines had previously canceled all flights to mainland China through March 27.

The airline is citing “reduction in demand” for the extension of its flight cancellations.

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“Due to the reduction in demand, American Airlines has extended the suspension of flying to and from mainland China and Hong Kong from our Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) and Los Angeles (LAX) hubs,” the airline confirmed on Tuesday. (iStock)

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Travelers scheduled to fly to Hong Kong are currently eligible to either change, delay, alter or cancel trips if their tickets were purchased prior to Jan. 28, for flights scheduled to leave by April 24. Travelers scheduled to fly to China are eligible to change, delay, alter or cancel flights if their tickets were purchased by Jan. 24, for travel booked through April 24. More information can be found at the American Airlines “Travel Alerts” webpage.

Two other major American carriers that fly to China — Delta and United — have similar suspensions in place. Delta had previously suspended all “U.S. to China flying” through April 30, while United had suspended travel through March 28.

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Increased concern over COVID-19 had also prompted the State Department to issue a Level 4 travel advisory (Do Not Travel) for China as of Jan. 30.

At a press briefing on Tuesday, the World Health Organization said it had decided on the name for the virus after consulting with the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Organization for Animal Health.

“We had to find a name that did not refer to a geographical location, an animal, an individual, or group of people,” said WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. WHO also wanted a name that was “pronounceable and related to the disease,” he said.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Kayleigh McEnany on New Hampshire results: Klobuchar is ‘flavor of the hour,’ Bloomberg a ‘pipe dream’

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The Democratic Party remains in a state of “discontent” with its current crop of presidential candidates, Trump campaign press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Wednesday.

Appearing on “Fox & Friends” with hosts Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade, McEnany said that President Trump was the “victor” of Tuesday evening’s New Hampshire primary.

While she told the “Friends” hosts that it was fair to compare Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders — the winner of the Democratic race — with the president’s candidacy of 2016, she noted that Trump received “30,000 more votes in the New Hampshire primary than Bernie got last night.”

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McEnany said that the reason Democratic votes keep shifting is that there’s a “flavor of the hour” in the party.

“We heard Amy Klobuchar surging, we heard [Elizabeth Warren] was on top, then [former] Mayor Pete [Buttigieg], Bernie on top,” she noted. “You know, there is such discontent with the field.”

Although Sanders narrowly edged out Pete Buttigieg to claim his victory in the Granite State, the biggest winner in Tuesday’s contest may well be Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, who came in a strong third far ahead of Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former Vice President Joe Biden, who are limping out of New Hampshire facing serious questions about the future of their campaigns.

While Klobuchar now moves on with a ton of momentum and a likely boost in fundraising, Biden left for South Carolina early — hoping to gain a slight advantage. He vowed a comeback Tuesday as he hosted a kick-off rally

“We just heard from the first two of 50 states. Not all the nation. Not half the nation. Not a quarter of the nation. Not 10 percent,” Biden said at the South Carolina event. “Where I come from, that’s the opening bell, not the closing bell.”

“The fight to end Donald Trump’s presidency is just beginning,” he added.

Also making waves Tuesday were businessman Andrew Yang and former three-term New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg. Yang suspended his campaign after initial results in New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary indicated a second straight disappointing finish for the first-time candidate.

Meanwhile, billionaire Bloomberg — who has abstained from the primary races — was forced to apologize after new audio about his controversial “stop-and-frisk” policy surfaced Tuesday morning.

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McEnany said Bloomberg’s campaign was a “pipe dream.”

“He will be in the dustbin of history,” she stated.

“Compare that to 2016 with President Trump: he was always on top of the national polls, he was always the foregone victor, and he’s the leader of our party with 95 percent approval,” McEnany remarked.

“Look, we’ll take any of them,” she concluded.

Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.

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Blanchard & Starrett: Coronavirus is moving faster than government bureaucrats – CDC must be more proactive

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The current Wuhan coronavirus health scare is worsening every day, and unfortunately, the virus is moving faster than the bureaucrats in charge of dealing with it.

The fight against the coronavirus has been hampered by unreliable Chinese reporting about the disease that has hit China hardest, the slowness of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in acting, and the long period in which the Wuhan coronavirus remains infectious without revealing its deadly symptoms.

Let’s start by looking at what we’ve heard from China and elsewhere. As of Wednesday, coronavirus deaths reported in China have topped 1,113 and more than 45,000 people in Asia have become ill from the virus. The vast majority of people stricken with the coronavirus contracted it in China, where the virus first began infecting people in December.

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However, the Chinese government – like other communist regimes – is not exactly known for accurately reporting statistics, especially about its own embarrassments or when nervous local officials fudge the numbers to look good in the capital.

This weakness was at the heart of the initial downplaying of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine, which was part of the Soviet Union at the time.

And let’s not forget that this Chinese government is the one that arrested the doctor whistleblower who revealed the coronavirus to the world.

Keeping all this in mind tells us the coronavirus epidemic could be worse than it appears.

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The Chinese are certainly taking harsh measures to limit the spread of the virus, though how effective they are remains to be seen. Chinese leaders made the unprecedented decision Jan. 23 to lock down Wuhan, a city with a population of about 11 million – bigger than New York City.

But by the time of the lockdown, many people who had been in Wuhan when the coronavirus outbreak began had already left the city.

Unfortunately, the United States did not impose any formal quarantine on people from Wuhan entering our country for 10 crucial days, meaning that potentially thousands of infected people who had been in Wuhan might have entered the U.S.

We are still learning more about the rapidly evolving coronavirus, but what we do know is troubling. The deadly virus is highly transmittable, likely through the respiratory system. And treatment often requires lengthy hospital admissions of two weeks or more.

But perhaps the biggest problem in stopping the spread of the coronavirus is the fact that infected individuals show no telltale symptoms such as fever or cough for what has been estimated to be up to 14 days – but can infect others with the virus during this period.

In other words, infected people might have no idea they were infected for two weeks, and so might be going about their normal lives and spreading the virus to others unknowingly before becoming ill.

With the Chinese now having imposed a lockdown on a population larger than the entire United States and the coronavirus having spread to over 20 countries, including ours, the CDC’s testing guidelines are far too limited.

Under the current CDC guidelines, if you contract the coronavirus from someone you did not know was infected – in public transit, in a crowded restaurant, at a concert – even if you developed symptoms and were hospitalized, you would not be tested for the virus.

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Even if you have traveled to China and cannot point to someone confirmed to be infected, the CDC would not have you tested.

Compare this to Singapore, which has been testing samples from hospitalized influenza and pneumonia patients unlinked to any known disease carrier. Singapore also posts detailed information about the infected (without identifying them by name) in daily updates, identifying addresses the infected visited so that members of the public can determine if they were potentially exposed.

The CDC simply tells you the state where infected people live. It’s not especially helpful to know that someone somewhere in the 160,000 square miles of California was infected.

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We certainly hope that transmission peaks, that treatment and outcomes improve, that quarantines can end and hundreds of millions of people can return to a normal life. More likely than not, we will beat this back.

But we must be wary of our handling of people who are infected and Chinese data. And the CDC must be more vigilant and transparent in identifying and isolating potential coronavirus patients.

Grant Starrett is an attorney and former candidate for Congress who reviews books at www.GrantReadsBooks.com

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More Than 50,000 People Sign Petition Demanding Investigation Into DOJ’s Roger Stone Reversal As Prosecutors Resign

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Unfortunately it’s more of an escalating pattern than a repeating one.

Mueller tells everyone Trump probably committed crimes but can’t be investigated or indicted while he’s president, only impeachment can check his power.

Trump goes and commits more crimes. Gets impeached, gets off on partisan lines, now the message is there is no check on his power whatsoever except elections.

The message we’ve arrived at is Trump can basically do whatever he wants until he’s voted out of office. There’s nowhere further to go here except jailing political opponents or calling off elections, because that is the final and sole check on his power that remains, and obviously it’s going to be in his crosshairs even more now for exactly that reason.

And I seriously hope it doesn’t get that far, but at this point “hope” is the best I can say.

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Who are the 9 justices of the Supreme Court?

The U.S. Supreme Court is currently comprised of nine justices who serve lifetime appointments after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Here is some background on those currently serving on the high court.

Chief Justice John Roberts

Roberts earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard. Before he began his judicial career, he worked in the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations, then worked in private practice. Prior to joining the Supreme Court he was appointed to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals by President George W. Bush in 2003. Bush then appointed him to the Supreme Court in 2005, taking the place of Chief Justice William Rehnquist, for whom he had previously served as a clerk.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg earned her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, then attended Harvard Law and earned her law degree from Columbia Law School. She went on to serve as a law professor at Rutgers University School of Law and Columbia Law Scool. She was also general counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union. Ginsburg was appointed to the D.C. Circuit in 1980 by President Jimmy Carter and to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993.

Justice Stephen Breyer

Breyer clerked for Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg in 1964 before going on to teach Administrative Law as a professor at Harvard. Breyer, who completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford before earning his law degree at Harvard, was an assistant special prosecutor in the Watergate case and served on the First Circuit Court of Appeals from 1980 to 1994, when President Clinton nominated him for the Supreme Court.

Justice Clarence Thomas

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Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, appointed by President George H. W. Bush, sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Thomas has been serving on the Supreme Court since 1991, after he was appointed by President George H.W. Bush. Prior to that, he served on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for one year. A graduate of Holy Cross University and Yale Law School, Thomas worked in the Reagan administration prior to joining the bench, working as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education, then Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Justice Elena Kagan

Kagan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Princeton before a fellowship at Oxford. She then earned her law degree from Harvard and spent time in private practice and as a law professor at University of Chicago before she joined the Clinton administration as associate White House counsel and deputy assistant on the Domestic Policy Council. She then taught and served as dean of Harvard Law School before President Barack Obama chose her to be U.S. Solicitor General in 2009. Obama then nominated her for the Supreme Court in 2010.

Justice Samuel Alito

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Alito, a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School, was U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey before being appointed to Third Circuit Court of Appeals by President George H.W. Bush in 1990. He joined the Supreme Court in 2006 after being appointed by President George W. Bush.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Another Princeton and Yale Law alum, Sotomayor was nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York by President George H.W. Bush in 1991 and served there from 1992-1998, when she was selected by President Clinton to serve on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2009, she was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Obama.

Justice Neil Gorsuch

Gorsuch completed his undergraduate studies at Columbia, studied at Oxford, and earned his law degree at Harvard. He worked in private practice from 1995-2005, then worked in the Justice Department until 2006 when he was appointed to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals by President George W. Bush. Gorsuch also taught at University of Colorado Law School. President Trump nominated him to the Supreme Court in 2017.

Justice Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanagh earned both his bachelor’s degree and his JD from Yale. He was appointed to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals by President George W. Bush in 2006 after serving in various roles in his administration. President Trump appointed him to the Supreme Court in 2018.

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What might be Andrew Yang’s next move?

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Businessman Andrew Yang dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday night, but that’s unlikely to be the last Americans hear from the unorthodox candidate who went from near-obscurity to outlasting senators and governors in a presidential race.

A cryptic Tuesday night tweet confirmed what many had speculated — that Yang doesn’t exactly plan to step back from public life.

“We’ll be back,” he said.

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A weak showing in the New Hampshire primary, which followed another poor finish in the Iowa caucuses, led the self-declared “math guy” to decide he didn’t have a path to the White House in 2020.

“While there is great work left to be done — you know I am the math guy — it is clear tonight from the numbers that we are not going to win this race. I am not someone who wants to accept donations and support in a race that we will not win,” Yang told supporters. “And so tonight, I am announcing I am suspending my campaign for president.”

So what’s Andrew Yang’s next move?

He’s reportedly already talked about running for president again. According to Rolling Stone, Yang signaled as much on a call with staffers in the waning days of his campaign.

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“Imagine a world where we put up a really great number on Tuesday, and then let’s say we decide to run this back again in four years,” he said, according to the outlet. “If you start with that base in New Hampshire, plus everything that we have the next time around, we’re going to be even better positioned to see the goals of this campaign through, eradicate poverty, improve the human condition, and help move this country we love forward in the right direction.”

Yang has attracted a very passionate, very online following, often called the “Yang Gang,” which he could potentially tap into as a base of support for a future run. Additionally, he leaves the race on good terms with the Democratic Party and many of its members.

“Gonna miss [Yang] in this race!” Van Jones, a CNN commentator and former member of the Obama administration, tweeted Tuesday. “I love his POSITIVE populism. You don’t have to hate anyone to join #YangGang. It’s not broke folks against billionaires! Not white folks against immigrants! Not beer drinkers v wine drinkers! It’s HUMANS v these damned ROBOTS!!! Thanks, man!”

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Liberal political scientist Ian Bremmer agreed.

“[Yang] is one of the most honest, decent and thoroughly upbeat human beings that’s aspired to higher office in the US,” he tweeted. “Let’s not forget that. He’s an inspiration. I thank him for running.”

But at least one member of a Democratic presidential campaign mentioned a different future for Yang. Former New York City deputy mayor and senior adviser to Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign, Howard Wolfson, said Yang might be a good fit for his boss’s old job.

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“[Yang] would make a very interesting candidate for NYC Mayor in 21,” Wolfson tweeted about the New York City resident.

Another possibility for Yang is to join the administration of the eventual Democratic nominee. Yang’s early exit leaves him on good terms with the other candidates and the move would certainly not be unprecedented.

Former 2016 Republican candidate Ben Carson currently serves as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and fellow primary candidate Rick Perry recently resigned as the Trump administration’s energy secretary.

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After dropping out, Yang received social media shout-outs from Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as well as former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg — the top-four finishers in New Hampshire.

While Yang has not indicated yet that he has a particular path in mind, one thing is clear for the 45-year-old exiting a field that features several candidates over 70 — he has many years to build a successful political career if he chooses to.

Fox News’ Alex Pappas and Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report. 

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Sellers have plenty of inventory ahead of NHL trade deadline

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Chris Kreider watched teammates Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes handle all the speculation before getting traded a year ago and saw others do the same in previous seasons.

With the New York Rangers still in the process of transitioning to contender status, it is Kreider’s turn, and he’s dealing with it his way.

“I think I’d be disingenuous to try to embody how someone else went about this situation, so I’m just trying to be myself every day,” Kreider said. “I feel like my name’s been out there for the last seven years. It’s just the nature of the beast.”

Kreider may be bracing for a trade that seems inevitable. The NHL standings suggest the Rangers, New Jersey Devils, Ottawa Senators, Detroit Red Wings and Los Angeles Kings are clear sellers ahead of the Feb. 24 trade deadline.

While Kreider is the biggest name likely on the move, there is no shortage of talent available. New Jersey’s Sami Vatanen and Wayne Simmonds, Ottawa’s Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Ron Hainsey, Detroit’s Mike Green and Trevor Daley, and Los Angeles’ Tyler Toffoli and Trevor Lewis are all pending free agents.

There is also Senators forward Anthony Duclair who can be a restricted free agent, and Kings defenseman Alec Martinez is drawing interest with a year left on his contract. The Kings have already traded goaltender Jack Campbell and forward Kyle Clifford to Toronto and made no secret they are open for business.

“We all signed up for the plan,” first-year Kings coach Todd McLellan said. “We know where we’re going with the team and what we want to do with it. So, none of this approach to the deadline has been a shocker to us as a coaching staff.”

Duclair was traded three times his first five NHL seasons, so his approach hasn’t changed despite being in the midst of an impressive comeback year.

“I’ve been through it for a couple of years in a row now,” Duclair said. “I just try to focus on the team and I just try to win, help the team win as many games as possible and we’ll go from there.”

A Massachusetts native who played at Boston College, Kreider has been linked to the Bruins and the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues, who have more than stayed afloat amid significant forward injuries.

He said last month at All-Star weekend that the Rangers winning games would go a long way to keeping the group together. Despite five victories in seven games after the break, New York is still nine points back of a playoff position and Kreider is almost certainly gone unless he signs an extension.

The same goes for Lewis, who might be the perfect kind of low-risk deadline pickup that has proven to be the blueprint for recent Cup winners. Kings general manager Rob Blake is attempting to quickly rebuild, but players are in wait-and-see mode.

“I talk to my agent quite a bit, but it’s kind of up to them with what they want to do,” Lewis said. “Obviously when you play your whole career somewhere, I’m sure they know you’d like to stay. We’ll see what happens.”

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The Flyers are on the playoff bubble and have had their share of inconsistencies. But Philadelphia has shined against the top four teams in the Eastern Conference, picking up 12 of a possible 18 points against Boston, Tampa Bay, Washington and Pittsburgh.

“We’re a tough team to play against,” winger Jakub Voracek said. “It can give us a lot of confidence that against the top teams in the league that we really perform very well. Playing good defense, the goalie shows up every time we play the big teams and we just play a good overall game.”

The Flyers fell flat last week in a 5-0 loss to the Devils before bouncing back to beat the Capitals 7-2.

“It’s just important to stick together and get game after game the same kind of efforts,” center Sean Couturier said. “You look at our lineup, we have some depth. I think we can match up with anyone in the league. It’s just a matter of doing it night after night.”

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The Kings and Colorado Avalanche take it outside for what should be a pageantry-filled outdoor game at the Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs on Saturday night.

LEADERS

Goals: Alex Ovechkin (Washington) and Auston Matthews (Toronto), 40; Assists: Leon Draisaitl (Edmonton), 57; Points: Draisaitl, 89; Ice time: Thomas Chabot (Ottawa), 26:06; Wins: Andrei Vasilevskiy (Tampa Bay), 30; Goals-against average: Tuukka Rask (Boston), 2.14; Save percentage: Elvis Merzlikins (Columbus), .930.

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NCAA’s Emmert presses Senate for ‘guardrails’ on athlete pay

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NCAA President Mark Emmert urged Congress to put restrictions on college athletes’ ability to earn money from endorsements, telling a Senate committee Tuesday federal action is needed to “maintain uniform standards in college sports” amid player-friendly laws approved in California and under consideration in other states.

The NCAA last fall said it would allow players to “benefit” from the use of their name, image and likeness and is working on new rules it plans to reveal in April. Under the NCAA’s timeline, athletes would be able to take advantage of endorsement opportunities beginning next January.

Meanwhile, more than 25 states are considering legislation that would force the NCAA to allow players to earn money off their personal brand in a bid to address inequities in the multi-billion-dollar college sports industry. California passed a law last year that gives broad endorsement rights to players and it will take effect in 2023. Other states could grant those rights as soon as this year.

The NCAA’s concern, echoed by Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, who also testified Tuesday, is that endorsement deals for athletes would have a negative effect on recruiting, with schools and boosters in states with athlete-friendly laws using money to entice players to sign with certain schools.

“If implemented, these laws would give some schools an unfair recruiting advantage and open the door to sponsorship arrangements being used as a recruiting inducement. This would create a huge imbalance among schools and could lead to corruption in the recruiting process,” Emmert said. “We may need Congress’ support in helping maintain uniform standards in college sports.”

Emmert’s comments were similar to what the NCAA, the Big 12 and the Atlantic Coast Conference have been communicating to Congress through well-paid lobbyists. The Associated Press has found that the NCAA and the two conferences spent $750,000 last year lobbying on Capitol Hill, in part to amplify their concern that “guardrails” are needed on endorsement pay for athletes to avoid destroying college sports as we know it.

Sen. Jerry Moran, a Kansas Republican and the chairman of the Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection, said he was not inclined to act until after the NCAA reveals its new rules.

“I wish Congress was in a position to be able to provide the NCAA and the athletes the opportunity to find a solution. … The ability for Congress to do that is, that’s a challenge,” Moran said in an interview after the hearing. “The next step is to see what the NCAA is capable of presenting to us in April.”

NCAA critics believe there is plenty of evidence that recruiting is already corrupt — pointing in part to the federal criminal case involving shoe companies paying basketball players to attend schools they sponsor — and that letting players earn endorsement money won’t create the major problems the NCAA predicts.

Ramogi Huma, executive director of the National College Players’ Association, which advocates for athletes’ rights, said under current NCAA rules, 99.3% of top-100 football recruits choose teams from the Power Five conferences.

“The power conferences have advantages and they consistently pull the best recruits,” Huma said. “They will continue to get the recruits. The reality is, you’re not going to change the recruiting by limiting the players’ opportunities.”

Huma said once states start granting players endorsement rights, Congress would not be inclined to take those rights away, “and we’ll have an opportunity to witness the fact that NCAA sports will still be strong and everybody will tune in.”

There was bipartisan agreement among the senators at the hearing that athletes should have access to endorsement opportunities and that some regulations are necessary.

Emmert did not fully escape lawmakers’ anger at the system he presides over.

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, a Tennessee Republican, excoriated Emmert for the NCAA’s handling of sexual violence against women. She also noted the case of James Wiseman, a top NBA prospect who left school after he was suspended over $11,500 given to his mother by Memphis coach Penny Hardaway to help with moving expenses. Hardaway gave the money before he was Memphis’ coach.

Blackburn said the NCAA’s lack of consistency and transparency in the Wiseman case had eroded trust in the organization’s ability to handle issues of player benefits.

“I think a question that must be going through a lot of minds of student-athletes and their parents is, how in the world are they going to be able to trust you to get this right?” Blackburn said.

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