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May 4, 2015 - 4:03am
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BC-HKO--AHL Playoff Glance
AHL Playoff Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
(x-if necessary)
Hartford 3, Providence 2

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1

Saturday, April 25:...

May 4, 2015 - 3:01am
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Minnesota 13, Chicago White Sox 3

St. Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2, 14 innings

Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 3


Kane County 5, Beloit 4, 10 innings

Quad Cities 10, Wisconsin 1

Peoria 2, Burlington 1


Sporting Kansas...

May 4, 2015 - 2:24am
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When NFL linebacker Jermaine Cunningham appears in a New Jersey courtroom, he'll be the most recognizable defendant yet facing charges over "revenge porn."

The case comes amid a national push to punish jilted lovers and others who distribute racy photos often taken before a relationship fell apart.

The movement to criminalize the action has brought 14 states on board in the past two years, bringing the total to 17. Facebook, Twitter and Reddit...

May 4, 2015 - 12:52am
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Frederik Andersen made 30 saves in his first career postseason shutout, Matt Beleskey scored in the first period and the Anaheim Ducks remained unbeaten in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night in Game 2 of their second-round series.

Hampus Lindholm scored his first career playoff goal with 8:45 to play for the Ducks, who have followed up their first-round sweep of Winnipeg with two solid victories over...

May 4, 2015 - 12:09am
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BOSTON (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits, and Adam Warren took a one-hit shutout into the sixth inning on Sunday night to lead the New York Yankees to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

It was the first time the Yankees swept the Red Sox in a series of three games or more since a five-game sweep in 2006.

Ellsbury was also hit by a pitch and walked, reaching base a career-high six times. Mark Teixeira and Brett Gardner homered for the Yankees...

May 4, 2015 - 12:03am
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BC-BBO--Baseball Expanded Glance,0123
Baseball Expanded Standings
All Times EDT
By The Associated Press
East Division
New York169.6408-2W-36-...
May 3, 2015 - 11:27pm
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CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane scored two goals, Corey Crawford made 30 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

Patrick Sharp had a goal and an assist as Chicago improved to 5-0 at home in this year's playoffs. Jonathan Toews also scored in the second after a big play by Marian Hossa.

Game 3 is Tuesday night in Minnesota.

Defenseman Matt...

May 3, 2015 - 11:16pm
1 hour 1 min ago
All Times EDT
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
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 3, 2015 - 10:53pm
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired first baseman Andy Wilkins from the Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations.

The teams announced the move Sunday night.

Wilkins, 26, hit .264 in 21 games this season for Triple-A Buffalo, with four doubles and nine RBIs.

The 6-foot-1, 220-pound left-handed hitter was originally acquired by Toronto on waivers from the Chicago White Sox on March 29. Wilkins was designated...

May 3, 2015 - 10:51pm
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NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The U.S. men's team set a world record in the distance medley relay at IAAF's World Relays meet on Sunday in the Bahamas.

Kyle Merber, Brycen Spratling, Brandon Johnson and Ben Blankenship set a time of 9 minutes, 15.50 seconds, eclipsing Kenya's run of 9:15.56 in 2006.

Kenya was second in Sunday's race, 1.7 seconds behind.

The distance medley relay is composed of legs of 1,200, 400, 800 and 1,600 meters...

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