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Sports Digest: Worcester goalie makes 48 saves in 3-2 win over Maine Mariners

Sports Digest: Worcester goalie makes 48 saves in 3-2 win over Maine Mariners


Henrik Tikkanen made 48 saves and Anthony Callin scored twice in the second period for the Worcester Railers in a 3-2 ECHL victory Sunday afternoon over the Maine Mariners at Cross Insurance Arena.

Alex Kile assisted on Grant Gabriele’s second-period power-play goal and scored early in the third to make it 3-2, but the Mariners couldn’t get the equalizer against the 6-foot-6 Tikanen.


G LEAGUE: Terry Taylor had 23 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Windy City Bulls to a 114-93 victory against the Maine Celtics in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Denzel Valentine led Maine with 20 points, going 6 for 9 from 3-point range. Mfiondu Kabengele added 18 points and 14 rebounds. Luka Samanic finished with 12 points, but was 0 for 11 from behind the arc.


EUROPEAN TOUR: Matthew Baldwin won his first European Tour title in style, storming to a seven-shot victory at the SDC Championship in South Africa.

Baldwin finished with a 4-under 68 for an 18-under total as his challengers folded.


NFL: The Dallas Cowboys acquired wide receiver Brandin Cooks in a trade with the Houston Texans, adding the speedy veteran to play alongside CeeDee Lamb.

Houston gets a fifth-round pick this year, and a sixth-round pick in 2024. The Texans will pay $6 million of Cooks’ $18 million salary.


ENGLAND: Bukayo Saka scored twice for Arsenal as they moved a step closer to the Premier League title with a 4-1 win over Crystal Palace.

The Gunners are eight points clear of reigning champions Manchester City, having played one more game.

• Fulham had two players and their manager, Marco Silva, sent off in a frantic second half against Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

With Fulham leading 1-0 at Old Trafford, the game turned on its head after United were awarded a penalty when Willian headed home Jadon Sancho’s shot.

Silva was shown a red for objecting and Willian was sent off for handball. Aleksandar Mitrović received another red card for his angry reaction.

Bruno Fernandes scored from the penalty spot in the 75th minute and Marcel Sabitzer put United ahead in the 77th minute. United won 3-1.

• Tommy Doyle scored in the first minute of second-half stoppage time as Sheffield United beat Blackburn Rovers 3-2 in a thrilling FA Cup quarter-final between the two second-tier sides.

• Grimsby’s FA Cup fairytale came to an end after the fourth-tier side were hammered 5-0 by Premier League side Brighton.

American men: Tim Weah will miss America’s CONCACAF Nations League games against Grenada and El Salvador after picking up an injury while playing for Lille.

Weah was injured in the French Ligue 1 match against Toulouse on Saturday. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Weah has entered the concussion protocol.

Vea was replaced on the American roster by Đorđe Mihailović from the Dutch club AZ Alkmar.

GERMANY: Amine Adli was booked twice for diving, both times overturned after VAR review, and Bayer Leverkusen scored twice from the penalty spot to beat Bayern Munich 2-1.

Referee Tobias Stieler apologized to Adli at every opportunity after consulting replays showing that the Frenchman had, in fact, been fouled.

Exequiel Palacios scored both penalties to end Bayern’s four-game winning streak in all competitions and leave Dortmund a point clear of the 10-time defending champions with nine rounds remaining.

FRANCE: Arnaud Kalimuendo scored against his boyhood club as leaders Paris Saint-Germain were beaten 2-0 by Rennes in their first home defeat in the French league this season.

The victory ended PSG’s streak of 35 matches without defeat in the league at the Park of the Princes.


FINAL OF THE WORLD FULL: Mikaela Shiffrin earned her 21st career giant slalom victory as the American standout ended the season with another record.

The win in Andorra moved Shiffrin past Vreni Schneider, a week after she tied the Swiss skier’s record of 20 World Cup giant slalom wins.

• Norwegian skier Lucas Braaten won the men’s season slalom title, finishing runner-up Ramon Zenhaeusern of Switzerland by 0.06 seconds.


FORMULA ONE: Sergio Perez won the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and Max Verstappen drove from 15th to second to give Red Bull a 1-2 finish.

Mercedes’ George Russell moved up to third after Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso was handed a 10-second time penalty for wrongly serving a penalty during the race. Alonso dropped to fourth and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton was fifth.

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