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Duncan Keith daggers Predators to clinch first round series

Duncan Keith daggers Predators to clinch first round series

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
The story of Chicago’s series win over Nashville was simple. The Blackhawks have Duncan Keith and the Predators don’t. In the series, Keith, a former Norris Trophy winner, put on a virtuoso performance. He notched two game-winners – one in overtime in G…
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  • Patrick Kane scores with six seconds left in first period on se…

    Patrick Kane scores with six seconds left in first period on seeing-eye slapshot

    thehockeynews.com 1 hour ago
    Blackhawks star Patrick Kane was questionable before the first-round series between Nashville and Chicago after having missed seven weeks with a broken clavicle. Surprisingly, Kane was in the lineup when the series began and his impact has been huge. Th…
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  • Grizzlies' Udrih won't play with right ankle sprain

    Grizzlies' Udrih won't play with right ankle sprain

    nba.com 2 hours ago
    Beno Udrih won't play for the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night because of a right ankle sprain.
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  • Crawford back in goal for Blackhawks; Darling pulled

    Crawford back in goal for Blackhawks; Darling pulled

    NHL.com 3 hours ago
    The Chicago Blackhawks changed goaltenders in the first period of Game 6 of their Western Conference First Round series against the Nashville Predators on Saturday, with Corey Crawford relieving Scott Darling after he allowed three goals in the fi...
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  • Vezina Trophy Finalists: Devan Dubnyk vs. Carey Price vs. Pekka…

    Vezina Trophy Finalists: Devan Dubnyk vs. Carey Price vs. Pekka Rinne

    yahoo.com thehockeynews.com NHL.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    The NHL announced on Friday that Devan Dubnyk of the Minnesota Wild, Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens and Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators are the three finalists for the 2014-15 Vezina Trophy, which is awarded “to the goalkeeper adjudged to …
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  • Predators captain Weber to miss rest of first round

    Predators captain Weber to miss rest of first round

    NHL.com yahoo.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber will miss the remainder of the Western Conference First Round series against the Chicago Blackhawks because of a lower-body injury, the Predators announced Friday. Weber was hurt in Game 2 on a hit by Chic...
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  • Blazers' Afflalo (shoulder strain) expected to play Game 3

    Blazers' Afflalo (shoulder strain) expected to play Game 3

    nba.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    Portland guard Arron Afflalo is expected to play Saturday when the Trail Blazers host the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 3 of their playoff series.
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  • Rookie Scott Darling to start in goal for Blackhawks in Game 6;…

    Rookie Scott Darling to start in goal for Blackhawks in Game 6; trying to close out Predators

    NHL.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    CHICAGO - Rookie Scott Darling will start in goal for the Blackhawks as they try to close out the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of their opening playoff round series on Saturday night in Chicago. The Blackhawks lead the series 3-2. Chicago wi...
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  • Titans Agree to Terms with WR Hakeem Nicks

    Titans Agree to Terms with WR Hakeem Nicks

    The Titans have agreed to terms with veteran wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, who spent the first five years of his career with the New York Giants and last season with the Indianapolis Colts.
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  • Hawks star Patrick Kane goes behind his back for astonishing sp…

    Hawks star Patrick Kane goes behind his back for astonishing spin-o-rama assist. Yes, you read that right.

    thehockeynews.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    The Chicago Blackhawks fell 5-2 to the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of their first-round series Thursday night, but if there’s any solace to be taken for the Hawks, it’s that star winger Patrick Kane is looking like himself again – as evidenced by an a…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Predators, Canucks live to play another game

    NHL Three Stars: Predators, Canucks live to play another game

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Tyler Johnson, Tampa Bay Lightning The Lightning looked like they were headed straight for a 3-1 series deficit when their offense finally kicked in. Johnson got the rally going with 5:26 to go, and Ondrej Palat scored the tying goal just 1:…
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  • Preds avoid elimination with win over Hawks in Game 5 – but vip…

    Preds avoid elimination with win over Hawks in Game 5 – but viper’s den now awaits them in Chicago

    thehockeynews.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    After an exhausting triple-overtime loss to Chicago Tuesday, the Nashville Predators were down 3-1 in their first-round series against a Hawks squad comprised of big-game players. Sure, they’d be playing before a supportive home crowd Thursday, but even…
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  • Hal Gill, shot blocking ace, announces retirement from the NHL

    Hal Gill, shot blocking ace, announces retirement from the NHL

    yahoo.com Apr 23 (2 days ago)
    After Hall Gill blocked an absurd blast by Sheldon Souray in the final minutes of the second-to-last game of the 2011-12 season for the Nashville Predators he was asked by a reporter how he felt. “You ever block a shot? It hurts,” Gill replied. The mome…
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  • Titans picking up Kendall Wright’s fifth-year option

    Titans picking up Kendall Wright’s fifth-year option

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23 (2 days ago)
    The Titans have checked out a number of draft-eligible wide receivers, but they’re taking a step to hang onto one of their own for another year. Via Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean, the Titans are going to pick up the fifth-year option on wide receiver Ken…
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  • Report: Chargers, Titans haven’t discussed Philip Rivers trade …

    Report: Chargers, Titans haven’t discussed Philip Rivers trade “at all”

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)
    When Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers said last month that he wasn’t going to sign a new contract with the Chargers before his current one expires after the season and San Diego showed interest in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota during the pre-draft…
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  • Video - Hakeem Nicks heading to Tennessee 02:45

    Hakeem Nicks heading to Tennessee

    Apr 24
    Damien Woody discusses whether Hakeem Nicks, who has battled with foot injuries, will be able to provide a lift to the Titans' receiving corps.
  • Video - Second pick pivotal in NFL draft 01:07

    Second pick pivotal in NFL draft

    Apr 24
    If QB Jameis Winston is picked first in the NFL draft, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter discusses the likelihood that the Titans select QB Marcus Mariota with the second pick.
  • Video - Inside NFL draft war rooms 00:48

    Inside NFL draft war rooms

    Apr 22
    NFL coaches and general managers dish on their favorite foods to snack on during the draft.
  • Video - McShay's Mock Draft 5.0 04:23

    McShay's Mock Draft 5.0

    Apr 22
    Todd McShay discusses his latest mock draft, including which star running back moved into the top 10.

Sports Columnists

  • Mario Hezonja of FC Barcelona to declare for the NBA draft

    Apr 23
    FC Barcelona wing Mario Hezonja will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent Arn Tellem told ESPN.com.
  • James Blackmon Jr. to return to Indiana Hoosiers, bypass NBA draft

    Apr 23
    Indiana Hoosiers freshman James Blackmon Jr. will return to school instead of entering the NBA draft.
  • Hardy’s New Bench Trial

    Apr 23
    The new NFL was on display Wednesday afternoon when it suspended Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy for the first 10 games of 2015 season, without pay, for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill his former girlfriend in May 2014. Though a judge foun…
  • Buckeyes freshman D'Angelo Russell declares for NBA draft

    Apr 22
    "I believe I am ready because my approach was to unpack my bags, get committed to winning and listening to the coaches -- as opposed to coming in and ...