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Leafs fall to Columbus, now face Capitals in playoffs

They haven't beaten goaltender Braden Holtby in three seasons and the Holtbeast has success against them in the playoffs. No one could have predicted just how good the rookies would be. Two week...

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As Chelsea wobble can Spurs surge to Premier League title?

Otherwise we must clap another team". The Spaniard supplied a superb assist for Marcus Rashford after just seven minutes before doubling his side's lead soon after half time with a thunderous deflec...

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Special teams sink Sharks in Game 2 loss to Oilers

The best-of-seven series is tied 1-1. The Oilers took six penalties compared with three for the Sharks . The Oilers had already killed two penalties when Drake Caggiula got flagged for hooking ...

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Jose Mourinho points towards Manchester United badge following Chelsea win

The Belgium worldwide twisted the joint on Tuesday at an event organised by the Premier League leaders, and filmed as part of their commercial duties with the National Basketball Association. "Firstly...

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121st Boston Marathon is Meb's last, Rupp's first

121st Boston Marathon is Meb's last, Rupp's first

American Galen Rupp (Oregon) finished second in the men's race with a time of 2:09:58. Russian-born American Tatyana McFadden, the four-time defending champion in the women's wheelchair division, fi...

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Top cop completes Boston marathon for 1st time since 2013 bombings

Teresa was found unresponsive in the family home in Arroyo Grande, CA, and pronounced dead at 56. Women's victor Edna Kiplagat crossed the finish line at the 2017 Boston Marathon in Nike. "This is...

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Realmuto's RBI double in 9th helps Marlins beat

He allowed five hits, four walks and two runs in 4 2/3 innings. "After I gave up those two home runs, I wasn't very happy and I wanted to strike everybody out", deGrom said. Miami's A.J. Ramos pitc...

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Blue Jackets' Werenski out for playoffs with face fracture

The goal in OT helped clinch game 3 and a 3-0 lead in the series. But the Penguins regained their composure and pushed back hard during the second period to tie the score at 3-3. "We had to stay w...

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Phaneuf scores in OT as Senators tie series against Bruins

Phaneuf, a 12-year veteran, scored the victor from the point as Alex Burrows provided a screen. "We'll have to find a way, regroup tomorrow and get ready to play in front of our fans and we're looki...

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Sunday Night Takeaway: Man United beat Chelsea

Sunday Night Takeaway: Man United beat Chelsea

They are now just four points behind their cross town rivals Manchester City for fourth place, with a game in hand on the citizens. Thibaut Courtois is confident he will be fit enough to feature in ...

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New York Rangers, Henrik Lundqvist Shine in Game 1 vs Montreal Canadiens

New York Rangers, Henrik Lundqvist Shine in Game 1 vs Montreal Canadiens

Michael Grabner added an empty-net goal with 1:10 left to play. This time, Kreider pulled up when barreling toward Price in the first period. In fourteen series, only twice have the Rangers managed...

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Alexander Radulov scores winner, Canadiens beat Rangers in overtime

Alexander Radulov scores winner, Canadiens beat Rangers in overtime

That's just insane. Radulov's ability to control the puck, pull off a couple dekes and push it past Lundqvist all with just one hand is truly remarkable. 1st Star: Alexander Radulov - He was able to ...

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Antonio Conte rates Chelsea title chances 50-50 after Manchester United defeat

Antonio Conte rates Chelsea title chances 50-50 after Manchester United defeat

United, whose leading scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic started on the bench, were rewarded for a vibrant display when they struck again in the 49th minute. Marcus Rashford gave Manchester United the idea...

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NBA Playoffs -- Warriors pull away late, hold off Blazers

NBA Playoffs -- Warriors pull away late, hold off Blazers

With that increased level of energy came a bit more gamesmanship from both teams. But, as is often the case when a team is going up against a roster with considerably more talent, the Trail Blazers ...

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Westbrook makes history with 42nd triple-double, Cavs collapse

Westbrook makes history with 42nd triple-double, Cavs collapse

Robertson, however, believes Westbrook is the clear MVP and recently told USA TODAY Sports that Westbrook is "the triple-double king". OKC will have to run its offense through Westbrook if they have...

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Dmitriev among 3 Russian medalists in world championships

Press Association Sport understands the UCI, cycling's world governing body, wishes to add the Madison events to the Olympic track programme in Tokyo 2020. "We had a time in mind". "I'm a bit disapp...

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Down 0-2 and still scoreless, Blackhawks remain confident

Down 0-2 and still scoreless, Blackhawks remain confident

Quenneville said he wanted to see more traffic in front of the net in Game 2 to make Rinne's job hard. The Minnesota Wild are on the verge of being knocked out of the Western Conference playoffs, ...

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Barcelona star Neymar to miss El Clasico after receiving three-game suspension

Neymar was sent off for two yellow cards in Barca's 2-0 defeat to Malaga on Sunday and sarcastically applauded the fourth official. The dismissal was Neymar's first red card in his four seasons ...

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Sharks vs. Oilers gm 1: Hope for the best, expect the worst

Armed with one game's worth of post-season experience and an entire season's worth of desperation, the Oilers ran the San Jose Sharks out of town on Friday, dominating the defending Western Conferen...

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Statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled at Dodger Stadium

Statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled at Dodger Stadium

All the Major League Baseball coaches and players, including myself, get the privilege to wear Jackie's number, #42, the only number ever to be retired by all 30 teams. A bronze statue of Brooklyn D...

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Atlanta Braves win Opener at new SunTrust Park

The post-game fireworks that illuminated the sky above SunTrust Park were a nice touch Friday, but the night was electric long before that as the Atlanta Braves ushered in their new stadium with a...

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Blue Jays place RHP Sanchez on 10-day DL with blister

Blue Jays place RHP Sanchez on 10-day DL with blister

Rockets beat up Thunder in all facetsDavis tips his hat to Thomas for playingRebounding and tempo the keys to Bulls' Game 1 winDiPietro eats a cup of chili-lime grasshopperssc Three batters after Manc...

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Max Verstappen: Brake failure robbed Bahrain GP chances

On an evening when Daniel Ricciardo beat Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen to fourth on the grid, Verstappen was 0.142s slower than his Red Bull teammate and had to settle for sixth. Four tenths was a lot mo...

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Patrons soaking in aura of Masters at Augusta National Golf Club

Patrons soaking in aura of Masters at Augusta National Golf Club

Look for Dustin Johnson to pound the golf ball when the course gets long. That doesn't mean Day, who owns top-10 finishes in three of the past six Masters, is primed and ready for another title cont...

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Benintendi leads Red Sox over Rays 4-3 on Patriots' Day

Sale, who uncharacteristically walked two in the third, got 11 outs retiring his last 10 batters, including a run of five straight strikeouts. You can also purchase a subscription and have full access...

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Bulls' No. 1 option vs. Nets: Win to get in playoffs

On Tuesday, the Nets - owners of the worst record in the league - announced that Trevor Booker , Jeremy Lin and Brook Lopez would be out due to rest, while Quincy Acy (ankle), Joe Harris (shoulder...

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A's rained out at home for first time in 3 years

A's rained out at home for first time in 3 years

The game featured a combined 12 pitchers, 12 walks, 20 strikeouts, two costly errors on the same play and a wild pitch. "We played so well and did everything right for five innings and couldn't play...

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Athletics' Marcus Semien to undergo wrist surgery Tuesday

Athletics' Marcus Semien to undergo wrist surgery Tuesday

Confirmation will come in after Monday, as Semien is set to undergo a CT Scan. He was examined Monday in Los Angeles by Dr. Steve Shin, who evaluated MRI and CT scans that revealed a fracture to the s...

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RHP Graveman goes on DL, SS Semien headed for wrist surgery

RHP Graveman goes on DL, SS Semien headed for wrist surgery

Steve Shin, who evaluated MRI and CT scans that revealed a fracture to the scaphoid bone. Through his first 11 games, Semien had committed just a single error and owned the best fielding percentage of...

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Russell Westbrook breaks Oscar Robertson's record with 42nd triple-double

And while the insatiable guard etched his name among the game's greats with 4:17 remaining, his improbable 36-foot buzzer beater capped a spellbinding performance. With another MVP like moment occurri...

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Pennsylvania lowering flags for late Steelers chairman Dan Rooney

Rooney died Thursday at the age of 84. The Rooney Rule was formed by Mr. Rooney in order to promote diversity in coaching hires. When the Steelers needed a coach after the resignation of Bill Cowh...

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Manhunt on in USA for Facebook gunman

Manhunt on in USA for Facebook gunman

No confirmed sightings of Stephens were reported as the search moved into Monday. The statement says both the Pepper Pike facility and a drop-in center in Cleveland are closed and that a decisio...

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Kenyans sweep titles at Boston Marathon

Kenyans sweep titles at Boston Marathon

Kenyan policewoman Edna Kiplagat won the women's race in 2 hours, 21 minutes and 52 seconds, needing only one try in Boston to add it to wins in London, New York and Los Angeles. An experienced B...

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Disputed Griezmann penalty gives Atletico edge over Leicester

Swedish ref Eriksson awarded a spot-kick for Marc Albrighton's foul on Griezmann on the edge of the box. Leicester City kept Atletico Madrid within reach as they restricted the dominant Spaniards to...

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Utah Center Rudy Gobert Injury Diagnosis: Hyperextended Knee

Utah Center Rudy Gobert Injury Diagnosis: Hyperextended Knee

When I say no one got injured I meant no Clippers were injured. The other times? It's mostly Griffin finding himself too deep in the paint to recover on Johnson and the three times when he flails for ...

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