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NHL Three Stars: Backes, Pavelski play heroes in Game 2

NHL Three Stars: Backes, Pavelski play heroes in Game 2

yahoo.com Updated 6 hours ago
No. 1 Star: David Backes, St. Louis Blues Backes made a nifty play on his OT game-winner, leaping over an Alex Steen shot and then tucking home the rebound. It’s his third of the playoffs, and gave the Blues a 4-3 win. No. 2 Star: Joe Pavelski, San Jose…
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  • Sharks’ core steps up yet again in ugly Game 2 win over Predato…

    Sharks’ core steps up yet again in ugly Game 2 win over Predators

    It was probably the best thing the San Jose Sharks could have hoped for. They didn’t play anywhere near their best. Yet, they won anyway. The Sharks became the only team to take a 2-0 series lead in the second round when they edged the Nashville Predato…
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  • Valencia set for rehab assignment, eyes Friday return

    Valencia set for rehab assignment, eyes Friday return

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Danny Valencia is scheduled to start a rehab assignment Monday and should come off the disabled list for the road trip starting May 6 at Baltimore, A's manager Bob Melvin said Sunday.
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  • Lincecum to host showcase for potential teams

    Lincecum to host showcase for potential teams

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Giants general manager Bobby Evans confirmed in a text message Sunday that his club will have a scout or representative present at Tim Lincecum's pitching showcase -- which, MLB Network's Jon Heyman reported, will take place Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz.
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  • Altuve, Fister carry Astros past A's in finale

    Altuve, Fister carry Astros past A's in finale

    MLB.com nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    The Astros only needed Colby Rasmus' RBI sacrifice fly, and two hits, including Jose Altuve's leadoff solo home run, to dodge a three-game series sweep and down the A's, 2-1, on Sunday at the Coliseum.
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  • Warriors are back to dominating, Klay Thompson a key reason why

    Warriors are back to dominating, Klay Thompson a key reason why

    Warriors are back to dominating, Klay Thompson a key reason why
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  • Steve Kerr Says Steph Curry Was Shooting And Has A Chance To Pl…

    Steve Kerr Says Steph Curry Was Shooting And Has A Chance To Play Tuesday

    dimemag.com nba.com 11 hours ago
    Getty Image A Golden State Splash Brother went off Sunday against the Portland Trail Blazers, but it wasn’t Steph Curry. Still sidelined with a sprained right knee, Curry had to watch while Klay Thompson scored 37 to put the Warriors up 1-0 in their sec…
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  • Sharks name stray cat that ran on ice after team captain

    Sharks name stray cat that ran on ice after team captain

    NHL.com 12 hours ago
    SAN JOSE, Calif. - The stray cat that ran on the ice before San Jose's second-round series opener now has a name but is still looking for a permanent home. The Sharks said Sunday that the black cat that appeared during warmups Friday night wi...
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  • Henderson, Varejao ejected from Game 1

    Henderson, Varejao ejected from Game 1

    nba.com 13 hours ago
    Portland Trail Blazers guard Gerald Henderson and Golden State Warriors reserve center Anderson Varejao were ejected late in the third quarter of Sunday's Game 1 in the Western Conference semifinals after getting into it for a second time and receiving …
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  • Giants 6, Mets 1: Giants Discover, and Exploit, a Weakness Agai…

    Giants 6, Mets 1: Giants Discover, and Exploit, a Weakness Against Syndergaard

    nytimes.com 13 hours ago
    San Francisco base runners were 3 for 3 in steal attempts against Noah Syndergaard and snapped the Mets’ eight-game winning streak.
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  • Bumgarner, Pence help end Mets' win streak

    Bumgarner, Pence help end Mets' win streak

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    Scuffling throughout the second half of April, and in particular on the road, the Giants made sure not to leave Flushing without a parting gift. Madison Bumgarner outpitched Noah Syndergaard on Sunday, Hunter Pence clubbed a two-run homer and the Giants…
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  • Andrew Bogut Absolutely Owned Mason Plumlee With This Rejection…

    Andrew Bogut Absolutely Owned Mason Plumlee With This Rejection At The Rim

    dimemag.com 15 hours ago
    Andrew Bogut says “NO!” (ABC) pic.twitter.com/BGPw0TiR2r — GoldenStateWarriors (@warriors) May 1, 2016 Not much went right for the Blazers in the first quarter of Game 1 on Sunday, not even what appeared, at first glance, to be a wide-open dunk for Maso…
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  • Trevor Ariza Planned The Time And Place To Fight A Fan Who Crit…

    Trevor Ariza Planned The Time And Place To Fight A Fan Who Criticized Him On Twitter

    dimemag.com 15 hours ago
    @TerryLee__ pull up then — trevorariza (@TrevorAriza) December 1, 2015 No team took more criticism this season than the Houston Rockets. Once thought to be a serious title contender, the Rockets barely limped into the playoffs before their season was me…
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  • What they’re saying: Evaluating Raiders’ draft class

    What they’re saying: Evaluating Raiders’ draft class

    insidebayarea.com 17 hours ago
    The Raiders received grades mostly in the B range for their draft that opened with the selection of safety Karl Joseph. (West Virginia athletics photo) The Raiders drafted seven players — one in each round after dealing their own fifth-round pick — over…
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  • The Blazers Punched Their Ticket To The Second Round, And Now T…

    The Blazers Punched Their Ticket To The Second Round, And Now They Get To Face The Warriors

    dimemag.com 19 hours ago
    Getty Image PORTLAND — It wasn’t pretty, but the Portland Trail Blazers closed out their improbable first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers Friday night with a nail-biting Game 6 win in front of a raucous Moda Center. Utterly demoralized by …
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  • The Walk Off: Mets top Giants again, push winning streak to eig…

    The Walk Off: Mets top Giants again, push winning streak to eight

    yahoo.com May 1 (yesterday)
    Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we'll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. Does April have to end…
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  • Baseball Capsules: Michael Conforto and Wilmer Flores homered a…

    Baseball Capsules: Michael Conforto and Wilmer Flores homered and th…

    nytimes.com May 1 (yesterday)
    Michael Conforto and Wilmer Flores homered and the New York Mets won their eighth in a row, building an early lead for Jacob deGrom and holding off the San Francisco Giants 6-5 Saturday.
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  • Baseball celebrates life of trailblazer Irvin

    Baseball celebrates life of trailblazer Irvin

    MLB.com May 1 (yesterday)
    Monte Irvin was remembered with an inspirational "Celebration of Life" on Saturday morning at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, in the community where the Hall of Famer, Negro Leaguer, war veteran and New York Giants trailblazer grew up…
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  • Video - No chance Raiders move to Vegas 01:01

    No chance Raiders move to Vegas

    May 1
    Gene Wojciechowski says there is no way the Raiders will end up in Las Vegas.
  • Video - 49ers check curious boxes throughout the draft 02:07

    49ers check curious boxes throughout the draft

    Apr 30
    NFL Nation reporter Paul Gutierrez gives the Niners a "C-" for a draft that started strong and ended curiously.
  • Video - Raiders' draft fills future needs, not immediate holes 02:03

    Raiders' draft fills future needs, not immediate holes

    Apr 30
    NFL Nation reporter Paul Gutierrez evens out the strategy by giving Oakland a 'C' grade for their 2016 draft.
  • Video - McShay: Connor Cook should learn from McCarron 00:24

    McShay: Connor Cook should learn from McCarron

    Apr 30
    Todd McShay isn't sure Connor Cook's long-term future is with the Raiders and he could benefit from seeing what A.J. McCarron has done as the backup with the Bengals.