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   COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Cal Clutterbuck scored the winning goal in the shootout, lifting the New York Islanders to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.
   Frans Nielsen also scored in the shootout and Jaroslav Halak stopped three of four attempts by Columbus. Anders Lee had the tying goal early in the third period.
   Ryan Strome had a goal in regulation for the Islanders, who earned their second win in a row and avoided their first three-game road losing streak in two seasons. New York completed a four-game season series sweep of the Blue Jackets.
   Alexander Wennerg had Columbus' lone shootout goal.
   Cam Atkinson and Brandon Dubinsky each had a goal and an assist for the Blue Jackets in regulation. Rookie Joonas Korpisalo made a career-high 44 saves in his eighth straight start filling in for injured Sergei Bobrovksy (groin) and Curtis McElhinney (ankle).

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin's lower-body injury will keep him out at least the rest of the week.

Coach Mike Sullivan said Tuesday that Malkin will miss Wednesday's game against the New York Rangers and a road trip through Carolina and Florida this weekend. The four-time All-Star has missed each of Pittsburgh's last three games after initially sustaining the injury last week.

Sullivan said the injury is not long term but that Malkin is no longer "day to day" as the team had previously assessed. Malkin has 23 goals and 26 assists in 49 games this season for Pittsburgh, which has won six of seven to move into third in the crowded Metropolitan Division.

Malkin will stay behind during the team's road trip to work with the training staff. The next chance for Malkin to play will be on Feb. 18 against Detroit.


CLEVELAND (AP) - The Browns say Johnny Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion late in the season by an independent neurologist, countering an NFL Network report they lied about the injury to cover up the troubled quarterback showing up intoxicated for practice.

The team issued a statement Tuesday saying Manziel reported to the team's facility on Dec. 30 - three days after a loss to Kansas City - complaining of concussion symptoms. The Browns say Manziel was tested by the neurologist and was entered into the league's concussion protocol. The team says he wasn't cleared from the protocol until Jan. 12.

The league's in-house network reported citing an unnamed Browns player that the team "lied" to try and protect Manziel, who is being investigated by Dallas police on allegations of domestic violence.

On Jan. 3, former coach Mike Pettine said, "No. No. No, that is not the case," when asked if Manziel was sent home for being inebriated.

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - Antonio Campbell made 10 of 14 from the field and finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds to help Ohio beat Ball State 72-69 Tuesday night.

Kenny Kaminski scored 20, including five 3s, for Ohio.

A layup by Campbell, and then a conventional 3-point play by Kaminski put Ohio (15-8, 6-5 Mid-American Conference) up 65-58 with four minutes to play.

Jeremiah Davis scored six and Ryan Weber hit a 3 as Ball State (15-9, 6-5) scored nine of the next 11 points to tie it at 67 with 1:47 left.

Kaminski hit a 3 and, after Davis made a pair of free throws on the other end, and Treg Setty sank a jumper to give the Bobcats a three-point lead with 17 seconds remaining.

Weber, after nearly losing possession, missed a 3 from the right wing as time expired.

Franko House score 13, and Bo Calhoun added 12 with 10 rebounds for Ball State.


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