Former Yale hockey coach Tim Taylor dies at 71

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 29 (UPI) -- Tim Taylor, who coached Yale's hockey program from 1976 to 2006, died of cancer, two weeks after the school won its first national championship. He was 71.

Phillips 66 to send Bakken oil by rail

HOUSTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. refiner Phillips 66 announced it signed a five-year agreement to deliver crude oil from the Bakken play in North Dakota to a New Jersey refinery by rail.

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Author of 1972 note now a judge

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A California grandfather who found a note left on a 12,000-foot peak by a boy in 1972 discovered the teenager grew up to be a Superior Court judge.

Climber finds boy's note from 40 years ago

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- A California grandfather who climbed more than 12,000 feet on a mountain with family members said he discovered a note left by a teenager in 1972.

'Bubba' Watson's N.C. home for sale

LEXINGTON, N.C., April 11 (UPI) -- Gerry "Bubba" Watson, winner of the Masters golf tournament, has put his North Carolina home up for sale, his real estate agent announced.
TV Land to air 'Improvement' re-runs

TV Land to air 'Improvement' re-runs

NEW YORK, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- TV Land has announced plans to add re-runs of the U.S. comedy series "Home Improvement," to its lineup in 2010.
Poll: Cliff Huxtable is No. 1 TV dad

Poll: Cliff Huxtable is No. 1 TV dad

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 19 (UPI) -- Bill Cosby's small-screen alter ego Cliff Huxtable from "The Cosby Show" is America's favorite television dad, a Harris poll indicated.

NHL: Tampa Bay 4, Columbus 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Martin St. Louis had a goal and an assist Friday night as Tampa Bay beat the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-2.

NHL: Boston 2, Tampa Bay 1

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Patrice Beregeron scored on a short-handed break-away goal in the third period Friday night as the Boston Bruins beat Tampa Bay, 2-1.

NHL: Tampa Bay 4, Philadelphia 2

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Tim Taylor and Martin Cibak each had a goal and an assist and Sean Burke made 30 saves Tuesday as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-2.

NHL: Tampa Bay 5, Carolina 2

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Vaclav Prospal had one goal and two assists Wednesday night as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Carolina, 5-2.

NHL: Tampa Bay 3, Buffalo 1

TAMPA, Fla., March 18 (UPI) -- Tim Taylor snapped a tie 52 seconds into the third period Thursday night as Tampa Bay dealt Buffalo a critical 3-1 setback.

NHL: Tampa Bay 5, Nashville 2

NASHVILLE, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Cory Stillman set up three tallies and Tim Taylor added a goal and an assist Thursday night to carry Tampa Bay past Nashville, 5-2.

NHL: Tampa Bay 6, Calgary 2

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Martin St. Louis notched a three-goal hat trick and added an assist to lead Tampa Bay to a 6-2 win over the Calgary Flames Saturday.

'Home Improvement's' Earl Hindman dies

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Actor Earl Hindman, best known as Tim Allen's neighbor "Wilson" on the show "Home Improvement," died Monday at a Stamford, Conn., hospital.

Tampa Bay 8, Atlanta 5

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Vincent Lecavalier and Tim Taylor scored two goals apiece Friday night to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to an 8-5 victory over the winless Atlanta Thrashers.

Tampa Bay 2, Carolina 0

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 26 shots and Ben Clymer scored his first goal in nine games Saturday to break a scoreless tie as the Tampa Bay Lightning blanked the