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Wild lose second straight

LANGLEY – An avalanche of shots on net matter not unless some of those pills disappear into the net. Despite outshooting the Langley Rivermen 29-13, the Wenatchee Wild were never able to light a lamp Friday as they fell 3-0 at the Langley Events Centre. Wenatchee has now lost two in a row and sit in third place in the British Columbia Hockey League’s Mainland Division. Langley, with its 14 points, is atop the division.

Wilson needs more time

RENTON — Russell Wilson prides himself on "ignoring the noise."

Djokovic extends hot streak in China Open

BEIJING — Novak Djokovic kept his juggernaut rolling at the China Open by improving to 26-0 with a 6-2 6-1 win over local hope Zhang Ze on Thursday which tied him with Jimmy Connors for the second-longest unbeaten record at an ATP Tour event. The Serbian top seed, a five-time winner at the China Open, is now only behind Rafa Nadal who had a 31-0 run in the French Open at Roland Garros.

Platini hits out at FIFA, vows truth will be known

ZURICH, Germany — UEFA president Michel Platini, reported to be facing a possible FIFA’s Ethics Committee suspension from football, has said he will fight any decision against him, and has slammed the world soccer’s governing body. “If what is being reported regarding the intentions of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee is indeed true, I will stop at nothing to ensure that the truth is known,” he said in a statement.

Cubs beat Pirates after another Arrieta gem

PITTSBURGH — The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday. Chicago pitcher Jake Arrieta struck out 11 in a complete game shutout while Kyle Schwarber and Dexter Fowler both blasted home runs as the Cubs clinched the one-off National League Wild Card game.

Cowboys scold Hardy

DALLAS — Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Thursday that the team admonished defensive end Greg Hardy for his controversial comments about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s wife and a reference to guns. Hardy created a stir Tuesday when he met with the media for the first time since signing with the Cowboys last March. Hardy’s remarks included comments about Brady’s wife, Gisele Bundchen.

Arrieta pitches Cubs past Pirates

CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta carried his masterful pitching over to the postseason by tossing a four-hit shutout as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.

Yankees’ Sabathia entering rehab, will miss playoffs

NEW YORK — New York Yankees veteran starting pitcher CC Sabathia is checking himself into alcohol rehabilitation and will miss the upcoming Major League Baseball postseason, the left-hander said Monday.

FIFA presidential candidate ‘facing suspension’

SEOUL — South Korea’s Chung Mong-joon has said he is facing a 15-year suspension by FIFA’s Ethics Committee that has “sabotaged” his campaign for the FIFA presidency, but he denied any wrongdoing and vowed to continue his bid to lead soccer’s world governing body.

Nationals fire manager after two seasons

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Nationals, a club that struggled all season and barely finished.500 despite a roster loaded with marquee names and assembled through a team-record $164 million payroll, fired manager Matt Williams on Monday.