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Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) celebrates after his goal against the New Jersey Devils with teammates, including Alex Killorn (17) and center Anthony Cirelli (71) during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 22, 2018 - 2:59 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The highest-scoring team in the NHL is playing a stingy brand of defense in the playoffs. Andrei Vasilevskiy and the Tampa Bay Lightning know ultimately that will be the key to the chances for a deep run for the third time in four years. The top seed in the Eastern Conference won...
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols watches his two-run home run against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 22, 2018 - 2:54 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — It took a milestone hit by Albert Pujols to give the Los Angeles Angels their first lead of the week. Pujols drove a go-ahead, two-run homer into the seats in right-center in the sixth inning for career hit No. 2,992 and the Angels beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis blocks a shot by Portland Trail Blazers guard Wade Baldwin IV during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)
April 22, 2018 - 2:37 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that five-time All-Star Anthony Davis has his first taste of a playoff triumph, he sounds eager to see what's next. Davis' Pelicans looked like anything but a shoo-in for the postseason after fellow All-Star DeMarcus Cousins was lost for the season in late January with an...
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April 22, 2018 - 2:16 am
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic is rounding into top shape after many months without much action, and he played the entire game for the LA Galaxy for the first time Saturday night. The Swedish superstar still needs a bit longer with his new teammates to establish real chemistry — something...
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Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos cannot hold on to the ball as Seattle Mariners' Mike Zunino (3) slides in to score on a single by Dee Gordon during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
April 22, 2018 - 2:12 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit consecutive pitches deep into the left-field seats at his former home. The first one was called foul. There was no question about the next swing. Cruz hit the first of Seattle's three home runs, his 100th at the Rangers ballpark, and the Mariners went on to a...
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Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio (3) reacts after being fouled as he shot a three-point basket against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first half during Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
April 22, 2018 - 2:10 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ricky Rubio waited seven years for a night like this. Rubio, who never reached the playoffs in his first six seasons with Minnesota, had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Utah's first playoff triple-double in 17 years to help lead the Jazz to a 115-102 win over the...
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea, right, celebrates with catcher Jonathan Lucroy after pitching a no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox during a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, April 21, 2018. The A's won 3-0. (AP Photo/John Hefti)
April 22, 2018 - 2:02 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Manaea might've been the only person at the Oakland Coliseum who didn't realize he was still working on a no-hitter. After a dropped popup in the fifth inning, the Athletics lefty figured it was over. "I didn't even think about it until I looked up in the seventh or...
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Edson Barboza, bottom, tries to protect himself as Kevin Lee hits him during the second round of their mixed martial arts lightweight bout, early Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Atlantic City, N.J. Lee won the bout. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
April 22, 2018 - 1:47 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Kevin Lee missed weight but was on the mark with injecting himself back into the UFC lightweight title picture. Lee pounded Edson Barboza until blood streamed down his face and won a 155-pound bout when the fight was stopped via TKO in the fifth round on Saturday night...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Chris Owings, right, dives safely back to first base as San Diego Padres relief pitcher Adam Cimber, left, reaches out for a late throw during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 22, 2018 - 1:29 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Godley and the bullpen provided the pitching. Godley was also among the players who came through with their bats. Godley settled down after a shaky start to throw 5 1/3 solid innings and single in a run to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory over the San Diego Padres...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, of South Korea, throws against the Washington Nationals during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 22, 2018 - 12:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger's Bobblehead Night and Joc Pederson's birthday took a back seat to the night Hyun-Jin Ryu had. Ryu threw seven dominant innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night. "Just the way he was mixing his pitches...
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