Parise nets hat trick for Wild in 4-2 win over Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Zach Parise recently lost a couple of goals to instant replay. He wound up on the right side of an opponent's challenge Tuesday, though, and that led to a huge night for the Minnesota captain.

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Dalton in coat, stands around during practice _ a step back

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton walked around the field in a stocking cap, coat and gloves on Wednesday, a step back from a day earlier when he did conditioning drills and threw a pass left-handed.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Bonds, Clemens likely to get boost from Hall vote changes

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year.

  • Written by RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer