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Nashville Predators left wing Kevin Fiala, second from left, of Switzerland, celebrates with Craig Smith (15) as Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien (33) skates by after Fiala scored the winning goal against goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) during the second overtime in Game 2 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series, Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 5-4 to tie the series 1-1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 30, 2018 - 12:15 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators and Winnipeg Jets put on a fast-paced, thrilling playoff show that reminded everyone why they finished ahead of everybody else in the NHL's regular season. Thanks to Kevin Fiala, the Presidents' Trophy winners go to Winnipeg breathing a little easier...
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Nashville Predators left wing Viktor Arvidsson (33), of Sweden, celebrates with Roman Josi (59), of Switzerland; Filip Forsberg (9), also of Sweden; and Ryan Ellis (4) after scoring a goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 29, 2018 - 11:05 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Fiala scored 5:37 into double overtime, and the Nashville Predators beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Sunday night in Game 2 to even the Western Conference semifinal series. The Presidents' Trophy winners had the NHL's best road record during the regular season, but the...
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The family members of Shaquem Griffin take the stage during the NFL football draft in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, April 28, 2018. The Seahawks selected Shaquem in the fourth round. (Jae S. Lee/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 29, 2018 - 5:34 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shaquem Griffin came back. The crowd loved it. Players in attendance not selected in the first two days of the NFL draft usually head out of town before the fourth through seventh rounds. Griffin, who sat through 100 names being called in the first three rounds, wasn't in AT...
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Boston Celtics forward Al Horford (42) wades through a crowd of supports after the Celtics defeated the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 7 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Saturday, April 28, 2018. Horford scored 26 points in the Celtics' 112-96 win that eliminated the Bucks from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 28, 2018 - 11:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Terry Rozier and Eric Bledsoe spent seven games trash-talking through the media and pretending not to know each other's names. When it was over, they gave each other a quick hug — and a smile. "Just respect," Rozier said after scoring a career playoff high 26 points in Game 7 against...
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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 - 10:56 pm
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 finish 31st in the standings following the addition of the expansion Vegas Golden...
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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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NFL Network's Scott Hanson, left, talks with Seattle Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin, center, and Shaquem Griffin on stage during the NFL football draft in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, April 28, 2018. The Seahawks selected Shaquem in the fourth round. (Jae S. Lee/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 8:13 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Shaquem Griffin had walked away from his cellphone, on his way to use the restroom, when it buzzed. His twin brother, Shaquill, recognized the 425 area code that flashed on the screen and started charging after his brother. "I think I was more scared of him tackling me in the...
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April 28, 2018 - 7:20 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft Saturday (all times local): 6:15 p.m. "Mr. Irrelevant" 2018 is SMU receiver Trey Quinn. Quinn was the final player selected in the three-day NFL draft, No. 256 overall by the Washington Redskins. After playing his first two seasons at LSU, the 6-...
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The family members of Shaquem Griffin take the stage during the NFL football draft in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, April 28, 2018. The Seahawks selected Shaquem in the fourth round. (Jae S. Lee/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 28, 2018 - 7:15 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shaquem Griffin came back. The crowd loved it. Players in attendance not selected in the first two days of the NFL draft usually head out of town before the fourth through seventh rounds. Griffin, who sat through 100 names being called in the first three rounds, wasn't in AT...
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April 28, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft Saturday (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The Dallas Cowboys have acquired defensive lineman Jihad Ward from Oakland for receiver and kick returner Ryan Switzer. It's the second trade of the day for the Cowboys involving a receiver, this time with one...
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