Major League Baseball

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics forward Al Horford (42) during the first quarter of Game 7 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Saturday, April 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 28, 2018 - 10:33 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Al Horford and Terry Rozier scored 26 points apiece, and even Giannis Antetokounmpo tipped in a basket for the Celtics on Saturday night to help Boston beat Milwaukee 112-96 in Game 7 of their first-round series and eliminate the Bucks and the Greek Freak from the playoffs. Horford...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, Sweden's Rasmus Dahlin skates during the second period of an IIHF world junior hockey championships game against Russia in Buffalo, N.Y. Dahlin is regarded as the top-rated prospect in this year's NHL draft, and is listed first among European skaters in the final NHL Central Scouting Bureau's final rankings. This year's draft will be held at Dallas on June 22-23. Dahlin has the chance of becoming just the second Swedish-born player to be taken first after the Quebec Nordiques chose Mats Sundin with the No. 1 pick in 1989. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 28, 2018 - 10:29 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on the NHL draft lottery (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Buffalo Sabres followed a season filled with losses by finally winning something — the NHL draft lottery — and landing the No. 1 pick for just third time in franchise history. The Sabres became the first team to...
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Boston Bruins left wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 28, 2018 - 8:17 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tuukka Rask tossed a broken skate blade up the ice in frustration, but hardly lost his cool. "I didn't throw it at anybody," the Boston goaltender said Saturday. "If I threw it at somebody, I'd like to apologize, but I didn't. I just wanted to make sure that everybody saw that my...
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Boston Bruins left wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 28, 2018 - 6:40 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Rick Nash and Boston's high-scoring line of Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand are off to a flying start in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Nash had two goals and Bergeron, Pastrnak and Marchand combined for 10 points Saturday, helping the Bruins...
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Boston Bruins left wing Rick Nash (61) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 28, 2018 - 6:30 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Rick Nash and Boston's high-scoring line of Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand are to a flying start in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Nash had two goals and Bergeron, Pastrnak and Marchand combined for 10 points Saturday, helping the Bruins pull...
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Winnipeg Jets left wing Brandon Tanev celebrates after scoring a goal against the Nashville Predators during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Friday, April 27, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 27, 2018 - 11:22 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck made 47 saves and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 on Friday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal between the NHL's top teams in the regular season. Not only did the teams top the standings, this series is the first between...
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Winnipeg Jets left wing Brandon Tanev celebrates after scoring a goal against the Nashville Predators during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Friday, April 27, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 27, 2018 - 10:53 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck made 47 saves and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 on Friday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal between the NHL's top teams in the regular season. Not only did the teams top the standings, this series is the first between...
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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby, center, reacts after a goal by Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, right, during the third period in Game 1 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Washington. Also seen are Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia; and defenseman Matt Niskanen (2); and Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist (72), of Sweden. The Penguins won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 27, 2018 - 2:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A five-minute implosion made the Capitals look like the same old team in the playoffs. They blew a two-goal lead for the fourth time in seven games to ruin an otherwise solid performance in a Game 1 loss to the back-to-back Stanley Cup-champion Penguins. That Pittsburgh stormed...
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Washington Capitals center Chandler Stephenson (18) leaps next to Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel (81) during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 26, 2018 - 9:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patric Hornqvist, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel scored in a 4:49 span to help the Pittsburgh Penguins rally to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the second-round series. Down 2-0 early in the third period and playing without Evgeni Malkin and Carl...
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Washington Capitals' Dmitry Orlov, left, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Matt Niskanen during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
April 24, 2018 - 3:50 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After dropping the first two playoff games at home in overtime, the Washington Capitals picked up momentum that only got stronger as they took down the Columbus Blue Jackets in four straight. Now they'll strive to keep the intensity high as they advance to a second-round...
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