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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love in action during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Philadelphia.

NBA Playoffs: Cavs & Wiz earn sweeps, Clips tie series with Spurs

Cavs sweep Celtics, the Clippers earn a big win in San Antonio and the Wizards rout the Raptors.

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FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

NHL Playoffs: Wild & Canadiens advance to second round

The Blues had their third straight first-round ouster

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Driver Kurt Busch, left, with his girlfriend Ashley Van Metre before getting in his car during qualifying for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Kurt Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.

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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright smiles during a news conference Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in St. Louis. Wainwright will start for the Cardinals when they play the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of baseball's National League Championship Series on Saturday in St. Louis.

Cards ace Wainwright placed on 15-day DL but could be out much longer

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left Achilles and left ankle injury, the team says, and could be out much longer.

A logo for the NBA playoffs and official basketballs are seen on the court prior to Game 1 of an NBA basketball playoffs basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas.

NBA Playoffs: Nets beat Hawks 91-83, Bucks 92-90 win over Bulls, Warriors complete sweep over Pelicans

Brook Lopez had 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead Brooklyn. Nets host game 4 Monday.

Chicago White Sox's Jeff Samardzija, center, fights with Kansas City Royals players during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Chicago.

7 players from Royals, White Sox punished by MLB for brawl

The Royals-White Sox game on Saturday was rained out, meaning all suspensions will begin Sunday unless a player chooses to appeal.

Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton breaks his bat in the 10th inning of Game 2 of baseball's AL Division Series against the Kansas City Royalsin Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Hamilton grounded into a double play on the at-bat.

Angels, Rangers talk about reports of Josh Hamilton trade

The former AL MVP has been recovering from shoulder surgery and missed spring training. Also, an arbitrator has ruled that Hamilton cannot be disciplined under Major League Baseball's drug agreement for his self-reported relapse into alcohol and cocaine use.

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Bruce Jenner: ‘I am a woman’

The retired Olympic champion confirmed long-running speculation suggesting he is transitioning from male to female.

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Harden leads Rockets past Mavs, Wizards top Nets & Spurs crush the Clippers

Monta Ellis missed a potential tying jumper just before the buzzer, leaving Dallas to face a fourth straight year without winning a postseason series since taking the franchise's first championship.

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Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male

Jenner spoke in a long-awaited interview televised Friday with ABC's Diane Sawyer saying that he has always been confused about his gender identity.

Oklahoma State plays its NCAA college spring football game in Stillwater, Okla, Saturday, April 18, 2015.

NCAA puts Oklahoma St on probation for infractions

OSU penalized for failing to follow its own drug-testing policies

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber launch the league's new logo during a press conference Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in New York.

MLS will have plan in 6 months to expand beyond 24 teams

Comissioner Don Garber looks to expand on current league of 20 teams

Chicago White Sox's Jeff Samardzija, center, fights with Kansas City Royals players during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Chicago.

Yost insists Royals not to blame for string of fights

Yost spoke before Friday's game against the Chicago White Sox, a day after the teams were involved in a benches-clearing melee that resulted in five players being ejected. It could also lead to discipline from the league.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here is a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look back on some of the best plays and biggest shots of the week.

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Rose to attend All-Star game

The disgraced former MLB star will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer's All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 24.

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Jurors get day off in Boston bombing deliberations

Federal prosecutions have rested their case in the penalty phase of the federal trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

A look at the slate of tonight's Stanley Cup playoff games.

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The Western Washington University women's varsity four won its grand final at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships, while the Track & Field team sets records.

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NBA Playoffs: Cavs & Wiz earn sweeps, Clips tie series with Spurs

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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love in action during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in Philadelphia.

Cavs sweep Celtics, the Clippers earn a big win in San Antonio and the Wizards rout the Raptors.

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NHL Playoffs: Wild & Canadiens advance to second round

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FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

The Blues had their third straight first-round ouster

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Kurt Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

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Driver Kurt Busch, left, with his girlfriend Ashley Van Metre before getting in his car during qualifying for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.

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Cards ace Wainwright placed on 15-day DL but could be out much longer

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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright smiles during a news conference Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in St. Louis. Wainwright will start for the Cardinals when they play the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of baseball's National League Championship Series on Saturday in St. Louis.

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left Achilles and left ankle injury, the team says, and could be out much longer.