STOCKHOLM (AP) - This week's debt deal for Europe doubles down on the concept of European integration, and could provide further ammunition for the nationalist movements that have been gaining in popularity partly as a reaction to the idea of a single Europe.
FC Dallas wasted an opportunity to put pressure on Vancouver Whitecaps FC for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference on Sunday, playing to a 1-1 draw against Chivas USA at The Home Depot Center.
Wild head coach Mike Yeo isn't putting the blame of his team's slow start on the shoulders of any one player. Still, the club's stars know they need to step up their game if they want to avoid a fifth loss in six outings.
Seeking to upgrade their offense for a late push for a playoff spot, the Columbus Blue Jackets acquired three-time 40-goal scorer Marian Gaborik from the New York Rangers just prior to Wednesday's trade deadline.