Point scores again, Lightning beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

Brayden Point kept up his scoring touch with a tiebreaking goal late in the second period, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 27 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 2-1 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup semifinals.Yanni Gourde also scored to help Tampa Bay improve to 6-1……

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Morton takes no-hitter into 7th, Braves beat Cardinals 4-0

Charlie Morton didn’t allow a hit until the seventh inning and took a shutout into the eighth, lifting the Atlanta Braves over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Thursday night.Morton gave up his first hit when Paul Goldschmidt lined a single to left-center with one out, but the right-hander followed by getting Nolan Arenado to……

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Dressel wins, but Manuel fails to advance in swim stunner

Caeleb Dressel locked up his spot for Tokyo, where he’s expected to be one of the biggest stars in the Olympic pool.Simone Manuel got left behind.In the biggest surprise yet at the U.S. swimming trials, the defending Olympic women’s champion in the 100-meter freestyle failed to advance from the semifinals Thursday night.Manuel, who tied for……

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California Gov. Newsom declares state of emergency amid extreme heat

California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Thursday to address power grid concerns as the western U.S. faces a potential triple-digit heat wave.Parts of California and a handful of regions in other western states have seen record daily highs this week, with temperatures soaring up to 118 degrees.The move – citing “extreme heat……

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