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Five rookies who could make a major impact in the playoffs

Five rookies who could make a major impact in the playoffs

thehockeynews.com Updated 3 hours ago
Last season, few would have expected two of the Los Angeles Kings’ key contributors to be a pair of rookies lined up alongside veteran scorer Jeff Carter. Alas, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson turned a lot of heads en route to a Stanley Cup victory. Bu…
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  • D-League callup Brown gets multiyear deal with Lakers

    D-League callup Brown gets multiyear deal with Lakers

    nba.com 39 minutes ago
    Guard Jabari Brown has agreed to a multiyear contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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  • Kershaw Allows 1 Hit, Unearned Run for Dodgers

    Kershaw Allows 1 Hit, Unearned Run for Dodgers

    nytimes.com 1 hour ago
    Clayton Kershaw and Yorduna Ventura each had their final outing in preparation for opening day, and the Los Angeles Dodgers and Kansas City Royals tied 4-4 Wednesday.
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  • Dodgers Release McGowan, Owe Former Players $43.8M

    Dodgers Release McGowan, Owe Former Players $43.8M

    nytimes.com 1 hour ago
    Right-hander Dustin McGowan has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, who are now paying $43.8 million for 2015 to cover the costs of players no longer with the team.
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  • Chavez Allows 3 Hits in 6 Innings as A's Beat Angels 4-1

    Chavez Allows 3 Hits in 6 Innings as A's Beat Angels 4-1

    nytimes.com 2 hours ago
    Jesse Chavez allowed three hits in six innings, Mark Canha homered and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 Wednesday to finish their first spring training at HoHoKam Park with a 14-1 record.
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  • NL West 2015 preview: Can retooled Padres challenge Dodgers, Gi…

    NL West 2015 preview: Can retooled Padres challenge Dodgers, Giants?

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    With opening day approaching, the Big League Stew crew is here to get you up to speed on the season ahead. We're examining each division over the next two weeks, looking at the big questions, the important players and making our predictions. Our series …
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  • Blake Griffin wishes Clippers fans got louder: 'Home-court adva…

    Blake Griffin wishes Clippers fans got louder: 'Home-court advantage is just not there for us'

    yahoo.com 7 hours ago
    The Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night, despite having nothing significant to play for after clinching the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference over the weekend, despite sitting starting power forward Draymond Green and…
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  • The Lame Clippers Crowd Made Blake Griffin All Sad

    The Lame Clippers Crowd Made Blake Griffin All Sad

    deadspin.com 9 hours ago
    Last night's game between the Warriors and Clippers, a nationally televised contest between two powerful conference rivals, was one of those games that's supposed to come with a "playoff atmosphere," featuring the home fans going nuts and chan…
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  • Playoff clinching scenario for Wednesday, April 1

    Playoff clinching scenario for Wednesday, April 1

    NHL.com 9 hours ago
    With 11 days remaining in the regular season, there are 11 berths up for grabs in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. There is one clinching scenario involving a game Wednesday: * The Anaheim Ducks, who have already clinched a spot in the pla...
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  • How hot does a Stanley Cup team need to be heading into the pla…

    How hot does a Stanley Cup team need to be heading into the playoffs?

    thehockeynews.com 10 hours ago
    In the grand scheme of things, Tampa Bay’s loss to Toronto Tuesday night didn’t mean a whole lot. The Lightning have already clinched a playoff spot and though it would be nice to win the divisional crown over Montreal, it’s not a prerequisite to winnin…
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  • Warriors hold off Clippers despite Griffin's 40

    Warriors hold off Clippers despite Griffin's 40

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    Stephen Curry scored 27 points, Klay Thompson added 25 and the Golden State Warriors held off the Los Angeles Clippers 110-106 on Tuesday night for their 10th consecutive victory.
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  • MLB salaries hit record high; average player makes more than $4…

    MLB salaries hit record high; average player makes more than $4 million

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    If you happen to be out for dinner with a big leaguer, there's a pretty good chance he's the one that will pick up the tab, especially if he plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers. According to a study by The Associated Press, the average major league salary…
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  • Canucks get down and dirty in shootout win over Predators

    Canucks get down and dirty in shootout win over Predators

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    For at least a little while, it seemed like the Vancouver Canucks had changed their diving and ‘cheap shotting’ ways. This wasn’t the same type of group everyone hated, like the squad that lost to the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final in 2011 and t…
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  • Video - Steve Nash Announces Retirement 03:04

    Steve Nash Announces Retirement

    Mar 21
    Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
  • Video - Steve Nash On Decision To Retire 03:13

    Steve Nash On Decision To Retire

    Mar 21
    Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - Ducks Edge Avs In Overtime 01:11

    Ducks Edge Avs In Overtime

    Mar 20
    Corey Perry's overtime goal lifted the Ducks past the Avs 3-2.

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