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Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia, reaches for a puck that went wide of the goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, March 24, 2019. Columbus won, 5-0. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 25, 2019 - 3:09 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois happily shed one of the longest scoreless slumps of his career. Dubois had a goal and an assist and goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky returned from injury to stop 21 shots as the Columbus Blue Jackets improved their playoff chances with a 5-0 victory...
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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 1 de febrero de 2015, el tight end de los Patriots de Nueva Inglaterra, Rob Gronkowski, celebra tras la victoria de los Patriots sobre los Seahawks de Seattle en el Super Bowl en Glendale, Arizona. (AP Foto/Matt Rourke, Archivo)
March 25, 2019 - 2:21 am
Rob Gronkowski the football player is finished . Yeah, but what about Gronk? Well, the party is about to go bazooka . Look out for Gronk gone wild, Gronk unhinged, Gronk unleashed. Without football strings attached, Gronkowski is suddenly a hot free agent year-round, his talents pitched to far more...
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Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs his team against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Minneapolis. The Warriors won 117-107. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
March 25, 2019 - 2:08 am
MIAMI (AP) — The playoff field is largely set. The positioning, that's still anyone's guess. So even while some of what we could have had for drama over the final 2½ weeks of the NBA regular season won't materialize — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are already out of the playoffs, robbing...
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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, left, makes a behind-the-back pass as Sacramento Kings' Corey Brewer (33) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 25, 2019 - 2:02 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After being eliminated from playoff contention, there has been plenty of discussion about how the Los Angeles Lakers should use LeBron James for the rest of the season. For James, there is no debate. As long as he is physically able to play, he intends to go all out when he's on...
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Arizona Coyotes' Richard Panik (14) watches as New York Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner (40) stops a shot on the goal as Ryan Pulock (6) defends him during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Islanders won 2-0. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 25, 2019 - 1:17 am
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Eberle and Brock Nelson scored to back Robin Lehner's fifth shutout of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Sunday. Lehner stopped 31 shots to help the Islanders win for the second time in two days and keep pace with first place Washington...
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Oregon forward Louis King celebrates after scoring against UC Irvine during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 25, 2019 - 12:50 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ehab Amin started the second half by cheering on his Oregon teammates from the bench during a scoring drought that seemed like it would never end. When the fifth-year senior got into the game, he provided a jolt of energy that carried Oregon to the Sweet 16. Amin's 3-pointer...
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Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith (2) celebrates with left wing Brandon Saad (20) after scoring against Colorado Avalanche goalie Philipp Grubauer during overtime in an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 2-1. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
March 25, 2019 - 12:47 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Duncan Keith is a two-time Norris Trophy winner because of his defense, not his scoring skills. This night was different. When the Blackhawks needed it most, Keith played the role of power forward perfectly Sunday. The veteran defenseman's goal 1:23 into overtime gave Chicago a 2-1...
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Tennessee's Jordan Bowden, right, and Lamonte Turner (1) celebrate after winning a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament against Iowa, Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 25, 2019 - 12:44 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Admiral Schofield ran around the court in sheer joy, waving a March Madness towel after Tennessee made it back to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2014. The rest of the Volunteers? Just trying to breathe normally again. Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in...
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Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson reacts to a foul call during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game against Ohio State in the NCAA Tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 25, 2019 - 12:23 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Houston's fans chanted "Sweet 16" in the final minute of the Cougars' NCAA Tournament win over Ohio State. The celebration was long overdue — it's been 35 years since the Cougars have made this trip. "I saw a lot of proud Cougars up there behind us tonight," Houston coach Kelvin...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) dribbles past Detroit Pistons guard Bruce Brown (6) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
March 25, 2019 - 12:10 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry was back after a night off, and all was well again for the Golden State Warriors. Curry had 26 points, Klay Thompson added 24 and the Warriors rebounded a night after a blowout loss with a 121-114 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. The Warriors fell 126-91...
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