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N.B.A. Roundup: Wizards Eliminate the Raptors in a Rout

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N.B.A. Roundup: Wizards Eliminate the Raptors in a Rout
Paul Pierce scored 14 points and received a standing ovation as Washington ousted Toronto in a sweep.

Austin Rivers steps up for Clippers' Game 4 victory with aggressive play

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Austin Rivers steps up for Clippers' Game 4 victory with aggressive play
He will no longer be known solely as the underachieving son of Doc Rivers and the subject of a viral video starring Blake Griffin.

San Antonio's indifferent play evens series with Clippers

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San Antonio's indifferent play evens series with Clippers
All of the catchphrases Gregg Popovich delivered were telling in how the San Antonio coach chose to admonish his players.

Roundup: Orioles Crush Red Sox, Scoring 18 Runs; White Sox Finish a Win and Then Add Another

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Roundup: Orioles Crush Red Sox, Scoring 18 Runs; White Sox Finish a Win and Then Add Another
Delmon Young accounted for five R.B.I. as Baltimore thrashed visiting Boston.

Ducks vs. Calgary: Flames captain Giordano's availability is key

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There will be plenty of reminders about the Ducks' dominance at home against the Calgary Flames, and it certainly is an impressive regular-season run, dating back to Jan. 19, 2004. Calgary has not won at Anaheim in 20 games.


Wizards move the ball, move on to the conference semis

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When two teams in a playoff series are evenly matched, the winner will likely be the team that plays more like, well, a team.

Ellis, Barea Keep Mavs Alive With 121-109 Win Over Rockets

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Monta Ellis scored 31 points, J.J. Barea had 17 points and 13 assists in his first playoff start since boosting Dallas' run to the 2011 ... more

Game 4 could be LaMarcus Aldridge's last as a Blazer

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Game 4 could be LaMarcus Aldridge's last as a Blazer

N.B.A. Roundup: Wizards Eliminate the Raptors in a Rout

published about 1 hour ago
N.B.A. Roundup: Wizards Eliminate the Raptors in a Rout
Paul Pierce scored 14 points and received a standing ovation as Washington ousted Toronto in a sweep.

Game Rap: Raptors 94 Wizards 125

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Game Rap: Raptors 94 Wizards 125
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A Son of Football Calls His Mother

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A Son of Football Calls His Mother
Born into a football family in a football-first community, Patrick Risha became a star on the gridiron. But after he graduated from Dartmouth, there were ... more

A Son Calls His Mother

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A Son Calls His Mother
Patrick Risha was born into a football family in a football-first community and he became an Ivy League star. But after he graduated, there were ... more

Jameis Winston to Bucs to Start NFL Draft

published about 12 hours ago
The NFL draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in our mock draft not planning to be on hand. No matter: ... more

Draft Decisions Pivot Around Players’ Potential Character Flaws

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This year’s draft, which is set to begin Thursday in Chicago, presents some difficult question marks for teams seeking to avoid troubled prospects.

Harvard Prospect Zach Hodges Overcomes His Painful Past

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Harvard Prospect Zach Hodges Overcomes His Painful Past
Harvard’s Zach Hodges will be one of the top small-college prospects in this week’s N.F.L. draft despite having had to confront tremendous obstacles in his ... more

Roundup: Canadiens Advance Past Senators; Parise Scores Twice as Wild Oust Blues

published about 2 hours ago
Montreal won its series against Ottawa in six games as goaltender Carey Price made 43 saves.

Islanders Enter Finale on Road Buoyed by a Win at Home

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Islanders Enter Finale on Road Buoyed by a Win at Home
As the Islanders try to win their first playoff series since 1993, the team focuses on its upcoming game — Monday’s series finale in Washington ... more

Roundup: Chicago Blackhawks’ Third-Period Goal Eliminates Nashville Predators

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Roundup: Chicago Blackhawks’ Third-Period Goal Eliminates Nashville Predators
Duncan Keith’s score and two assists led Chicago past Nashville in the first-round series, 4-2.

Good, Bad and Optimistic Make Their Peace With Nassau Coliseum

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Good, Bad and Optimistic Make Their Peace With Nassau Coliseum
Fans soaked in the atmosphere at the 43-year-old arena, where some of the seat cushions have been stolen over the last week as keepsakes.

Islanders 3, Capitals 1: Islanders, Who Won’t Go Quietly, Force a Game 7 Against the Capitals

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Islanders 3, Capitals 1: Islanders, Who Won’t Go Quietly, Force a Game 7 Against the Capitals
There’s no guarantee of another hockey game at Nassau Coliseum, but the Islanders made sure that their first-round series against the Capitals would go the ... more

Roundup: Orioles Crush Red Sox, Scoring 18 Runs; White Sox Finish a Win and Then Add Another

published about 1 hour ago
Roundup: Orioles Crush Red Sox, Scoring 18 Runs; White Sox Finish a Win and Then Add Another
Delmon Young accounted for five R.B.I. as Baltimore thrashed visiting Boston.

A-Rod Hits No. 659, Yanks Beat Mets 6-4 to Win Subway Series

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Alex Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list, and the New York ... more

Alex Rodriguez Revives Familiar Pattern With Approach to Matching Willie Mays

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Alex Rodriguez Revives Familiar Pattern With Approach to Matching Willie Mays
Rodriguez’s home run pace had slowed as he nears Mays’s career total of 660, recalling the way Rodriguez took his time to reach the 500- ... more

More Meh Than Meaning in Early Subway Series

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More Meh Than Meaning in Early Subway Series
With the Mets chasing legitimacy and the Yankees clawing toward relevance, fans weren’t overly excited.

Jim Fanning, Expos’ First General Manager, Dies at 87

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Jim Fanning, Expos’ First General Manager, Dies at 87
Hired in 1968, a year before their first season, Mr. Fanning spent 25 years with the team, managing them to their only playoff appearance in ... more

Odd Goal Against Galaxy Leads to Draw, and Red Bulls Stay Unbeaten

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A goal off Red Bulls midfielder Felipe’s face allowed his team to secure a point against Los Angeles.

Snarling Manuel Pellegrini says second place is not a failure for Manchester City

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Snarling Manuel Pellegrini says second place is not a failure for Manchester City
After an old-fashioned tear-up in which a linesman arguably delivered the knockout blow, Manuel Pellegrini came out fighting.

Hull City boss Steve Bruce praises Dame N'Doye for taking pay cut to join the club as his double keeps them out of drop zone

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Hull City boss Steve Bruce praises Dame N'Doye for taking pay cut to join the club as his double keeps them out of drop zone
In a league awash with money where players are often branded mercenaries, Steve Bruce praised Hull City striker Dame N’Doye for going against the grain.

Arsenal can only close the gap if Arsene Wenger splashes the cash in the summer

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Arsenal can only close the gap if Arsene Wenger splashes the cash in the summer
Time for nurturing is running out. If Arsene Wenger is to close the gap, catch Chelsea next season and end this hoodoo against Mourinho, then ... more

Liverpool can still attract top stars without Champions League football, insists Brendan Rodgers as club target Memphis Depay

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Liverpool can still attract top stars without Champions League football, insists Brendan Rodgers as club target Memphis Depay
Brendan Rodgers insists Liverpool’s transfer ambitions will not be compromised by their inability to offer Champions League football – as they step up pursuit of ... more

Wasps 'to become richest rugby club'

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Wasps announce plans for a £35m bond and say they are on course to become the richest rugby club in the world.

England Test future 'excites' Moores

published about 9 hours ago
Head coach Peter Moores is "very excited" by the mix of senior and young players in England's emerging Test team.

Edwards to replace Bird at Hants

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Fidel Edwards is to join Hampshire earlier than planned after Australian Jackson Bird is ruled out through injury.

Pietersen hopes dented by Ryder

published about 11 hours ago
Kevin Pietersen fails to deliver a big innings to impress England's selectors as Surrey make 293-5 against Essex

Anderson second in world rankings

published about 14 hours ago
England and Lancashire seamer James Anderson moves up to a career-high second in the ICC's Test bowling rankings.

Mickelson Withdraws From WGC Event for Personal Reasons

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Five-times major champion Phil Mickelson has pulled out of this week's World Golf Championships-Match Play tournament, citing unspecified personal reasons.
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Ko Wins Swinging Skirts for 2nd Straight Year

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Lydia Ko celebrated another birthday week at Lake Merced with another victory Sunday in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.
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Ko Beats Pressel in Playoff to Claim Seventh LPGA Title

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Lydia Ko secured a late birthday present when she birdied the second extra hole to beat American Morgan Pressel in a playoff at the Swinging ... more
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Mickelson Withdraws From Match Play Championship

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Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the Match Play Championship because of personal reasons.
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Golf Capsules

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Justin Rose birdied the final two holes Sunday to win the Zurich Classic.
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England Test future 'excites' Moores

published about 9 hours ago
Head coach Peter Moores is "very excited" by the mix of senior and young players in England's emerging Test team.

Edwards to replace Bird at Hants

published about 10 hours ago
Fidel Edwards is to join Hampshire earlier than planned after Australian Jackson Bird is ruled out through injury.

Pietersen hopes dented by Ryder

published about 11 hours ago
Kevin Pietersen fails to deliver a big innings to impress England's selectors as Surrey make 293-5 against Essex

Anderson second in world rankings

published about 14 hours ago
England and Lancashire seamer James Anderson moves up to a career-high second in the ICC's Test bowling rankings.

VIDEO: Anderson England's all time best - Cook

published about 19 hours ago
Captain Alastair Cook says James Anderson is England's "best bowler of all time" after a match-winning performance in the second Test against the West Indies ... more
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