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2 weeks ago

Scherzer equals MLB record with 20 strikeouts against Tigers

Max Scherzer equaled Major League's nine-innings record of 20 strikeouts on Wednesday, leading the Washington Nationals past Detroit Tigers 3-2.

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2 weeks ago

Fowler eyes unique second consecutive Players crown

American Rickie Fowler heads into his title defense at this week's Players Championship on the ultra challenging layout at the TPC Sawgrass well aware that no one has ever won the prestigious tournament in consecutive seasons.

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2 weeks ago

U.S. TV networks take new risk by airing shows against Olympics

The Olympics are such a television ratings juggernaut for NBCUniversal that rival U.S. networks have always watched from the sidelines, airing reruns and other cheap programs that are not going to attract many eyeballs.

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2 weeks ago

Curry scores 29 as Warriors eliminate Blazers

Stephen Curry bombed in a 3-pointer with 24.9 seconds remaining on Wednesday as the Golden State Warriors held off the Portland Trail Blazers 125-121 to seal the Western Conference semi-final playoff series four games to one.

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2 weeks ago

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at today's sports headlines.

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2 weeks ago

Congress putting daily fantasy sports games under scrutiny

Congress is conducting a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.

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2 weeks ago

Penguins win Game 6, eliminate Capitals

Nick Bonino scored 6:32 into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame Washington's frantic three-goal comeback to win 4-3 and eliminate the Capitals from the Eastern Conference semi-finals on Tuesday.

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2 weeks ago

Study: Ex-NFL players not at greater risk of suicide than general population

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studied nearly 3,500 retired players who played at least five seasons between 1959 and 1988.

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2 weeks ago

Obama honors UConn women

In the ceremony in the White House East Room, Obama said the UConn women, who finished their season undefeated, defied the old saying that you can't win all the time.

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2 weeks ago

Golf: The cancer of slow play at professional level

Rounds of golf that can take a total of five hours or more; players who are diplomatically described as being "methodical" or "deliberate;" inordinate waiting times on tee boxes for greens or fairways to clear.

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2 weeks ago

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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2 weeks ago

Curry voted NBA’s first unanimous Most Valuable Player

Stephen Curry on Tuesday scaled heights never reached by NBA greats such as Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James when he became the first unanimous winner of the league's Most Valuable Player award.

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2 weeks ago

Predators force decider after OT win over Sharks

Nashville's Viktor Arvidsson scored 2:03 into overtime to give the Predators a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks at Bridgestone Arena on Monday and force a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semi-final series.

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Gosper: Amid scandal, FIFA deserves credit for reforms

The "arrogance" of senior officials brought corruption-related turmoil to world soccer but important governance reforms could restore its credibility, according to influential sports administrator Kevan Gosper.

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Curry returns as Warriors take 3-1 lead over Trail Blazers

Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 40 points in overtime as the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 132-125 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday at the Moda Center.

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2 weeks ago

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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3 weeks ago

For $200 you can learn how to eat like Tom Brady

If learning how to make your own dairy-free avocado ice cream sounds appealing, then you're in luck.

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3 weeks ago

Penn State president ‘appalled’ by media reports on Paterno

The president of Penn State said on Sunday he was appalled by the media coverage surrounding allegations the university's late head football coach Joe Paterno knew about child sex abuse by his assistant coach as far back as the mid-1970s.

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3 weeks ago

Lightning shut out Islanders to win series

Ben Bishop continues to save his best for the biggest games and on Sunday the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender's best ended the New York Islanders' season.

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3 weeks ago

Love delivers as Cavs sweep Hawks

The Cavaliers advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight season and will await the winner of the Toronto Raptors-Miami Heat series.

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