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May 26, 2015 - 3:01am
32 min 36 sec ago

MONDAY'S RESULTS

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Anaheim 5 Chicago 4, OT

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Toronto 6, Chicago White Sox 0

Washington 2, Chicago Cubs 1

St. Louis 3, Arizona 2, 10 innings

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Kane County 6, Wisconsin 3

Peoria 8, Quad Cities 6, 1st game

Peoria 6, Quad Cities...

May 26, 2015 - 2:39am
32 min 36 sec ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship's newest event could cause a poker chip shortage.

The annual set of 68 tournaments at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino that rewards millions of dollars to the best card sharks starts Wednesday with a new event dubbed the Colossus expected to attract at least 10,000 players.

The Colossus represents the lowest buy-in in 35 years with players ponying...

May 26, 2015 - 12:31am
32 min 35 sec ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-out, broken-bat single with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Angels a walk-off win over the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Monday night.

Kevin Quackenbush (1-1) gave up a one-out walk to Marc Krauss and No. 9 hitter Johnny Giavotella followed with a single up the middle that sent pinch-runner Collin Cowgill to third.

Closer Craig Kimbrel came in and struck out Erick Aybar. But Pujols...

May 26, 2015 - 12:16am
32 min 35 sec ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Monday night in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.

Chicago captain Jonathan Toews scored two stunning goals in 72 seconds late in regulation to force overtime, but Beleskey barreled into the crease and scored on a rebound of Ryan Kesler's shot, flying through the air in celebration.

Kesler and Sami...

May 26, 2015 - 12:06am
32 min 35 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
Wednesday, April 15

Montreal 4, Ottawa 3

N.Y. Islanders 4, Washington 1

Chicago 4, Nashville 3, 2OT

Calgary 2, Vancouver 1

Thursday, April 16

N.Y. Rangers 2,...

May 26, 2015 - 12:06am
32 min 35 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Montreal 4, Ottawa 2

Wednesday, April 15: Montreal 4, Ottawa 3

Friday, April 17: Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, OT

Sunday, April 19: Montreal 2, Ottawa 1, OT

Wednesday, April 22: Ottawa 1, Montreal 0

Friday, April 24:...

May 25, 2015 - 11:57pm
32 min 35 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 on Monday night.

The Rockets used a 45-point first quarter to build a big lead. They were up by 22 in the second quarter when Stephen Curry landed on his head in a nasty spill and missed about 12 minutes before returning.

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May 25, 2015 - 11:43pm
32 min 35 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlanta 4, Brooklyn 2

Sunday, April 19: Atlanta 99, Brooklyn 92

Wednesday, April 22: Atlanta 96, Brooklyn 91

Saturday, April 25: Brooklyn 91, Atlanta 83

Monday, April 27: Brooklyn 120, Atlanta 115, OT

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May 25, 2015 - 11:43pm
32 min 35 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
Saturday, April 18

Washington 93, Toronto 86, OT

Golden State 106, New Orleans 99

Chicago 103, Milwaukee 91

Houston 118, Dallas 108

Sunday, April 19

Cleveland 113,...

May 25, 2015 - 11:30pm
32 min 35 sec ago

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Nick Merkley, Gage Quinney and Leon Draisaitl each scored two goals and the Kelowna Rockets beat the Rimouski Oceanic 7-3 on Monday night in the Memorial Cup.

Madison Bowey also scored and Jackson Whistle made 28 saves for Western Hockey League champion Kelowna (1-1). The Rockets rebounded from a 4-3 loss to the host Quebec Remparts on Friday night in the tournament opener.

Christopher Clapperton and Michael Joly scored for Quebec...

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