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Bucks avoid elimination for second straight time, beat Bulls in Game 5

  Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. With a 3-2 lead, the Bulls will try to close it out again Thursday at Milwaukee. But the Bucks aren't going quietly after dropping...
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Cardinals befuddled by Hamels, Phillies

ST. LOUIS -- Cole Hamels won for the first time in seven starts dating to last September, and Ben Revere's two-run double in the seventh inning was the go-ahead hit for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. Hamels (1-2) and John Lackey (1-1) both went seven innings. Hamels had a season-best nine strikeouts and allowed just four hits...
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Robin Haase tops Ricardas Berankis to reach 2nd round of Estoril Open

  Robin Haase of the Netherlands beat Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Estoril Open. Haase will next face top-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain, who has a bye into the second round at the clay-court tournament. Unseeded Borna Coric of Croatia created the first upset of the event by beating sixth-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France 6-2, 6...
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Schlereth: Broncos should focus on drafting offensive linemen

Denver played a risky game of musical chairs with its front five last season. So, as the team ponders about how to spend its first-round selection on Thursday, one NFL analyst and former Bronco thinks they should seek some stability on the offensive line. "They have to make some changes to find the right fit after they had some guys struggle last year," analyst Mark Schlereth told...
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Report: Broncos will look to add a QB in the draft

Brock Osweiler's days backing up the legendary No. 18 might be numbered. With 10 selections at their disposal in this weekend's NFL Draft, the Broncos could look to the near future, when Peyton Manning hangs up his cleats and Denver's depth chart features only unproven commodities. Those commodities -- the third-year quaterback Osweiler and the even-younger Zac Dysert -- were both...
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Cole Hamels dominates, Phillies beat Cardinals 4-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) Cole Hamels won for the first time in seven starts dating to last September, and Ben Revere's two-run double in the seventh inning was the go-ahead hit for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. Hamels (1-2) and John Lackey (1-1) both went seven innings. Hamels had a season-best nine strikeouts and allowed just four...
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Tony Carter returns to crowded DB group in Denver

Denver's deep defensive backfield just got even deeper.According to the Denver Post, cornerback Tony Carter. signed his restricted free-agent tender and will be back in orange and blue for 2015.He'll rejoin the Broncos DB group and reprise his role as an invaluable role player. Although he was listed as the team's fifth cornerback, he stepped in for the injured Chris Harris Jr. against...
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Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5

CHICAGO (AP) Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. With a 3-2 lead, the Bulls will try to close it out again Thursday at Milwaukee. But the Bucks aren't going quietly after...
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Bucks beat Bulls, will return to Milwaukee for Game 6

CHICAGO (AP) -- Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. With a 3-2 lead, the Bulls will try to close it out again Thursday at Milwaukee. But the Bucks aren't going quietly after...
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Bryant, Hammel, Cubs beat Pirates; fan injured by flying bat

CHICAGO (AP) Kris Bryant drove in two runs, Jason Hammel threw eight scoreless innings and the Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh 4-0 Monday night, ending the Pirates' five-game winning streak. Bryant got two hits, including a two-run single, as the Cubs won their third in a row. The prized rookie has nine RBIs in 10 games since being called up from the minors. Hammel (2-1) gave up four...
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Missouri Highway Patrol: Shane Ray cited for pot possession

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Authorities say NFL prospect Shane Ray has been issued a misdemeanor citation after a trooper found a small amount of marijuana in the defensive end's car. The 6-foot-3, 245-pound Ray was SEC defensive player of the year at Missouri. He is expected to be an early pick in this week's NFL draft. Corporal Scott White with the Missouri Highway Patrol says a trooper...
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Marquis, Bruce lead Reds over Brewers 9-6

CINCINNATI (AP) Jason Marquis ended Cincinnati's long streak of clutch-hitting futility with a run-scoring single, and slumping Jay Bruce homered and drove in three runs on Monday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. The Reds ended a three-game losing streak by beating the worst team in the majors, one that's trying everything to get going...
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Baltimore Orioles COO John Angelos tweets powerful defense of protests

During the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox's series this past weekend, protests filled the streets outside of Camden Yards. Brett Hollander, a broadcaster at WBAL, took to Twitter to voice his opinion about the disruptions:As a response, Orioles COO John Angelos, son of owner Peter Angelos, passionately defended those protesting in Baltimore. Here it is, transcribed by USA Today...
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Doolittle discusses timeline for rejoining A's bullpen in new chat

The Oakland A's have begun their 2015 season as a bit of an up-and-down team. At 8-12, they've been largely inconsistent thus far on both sides of the field - on the mound and at the plate. One of the potential reasons they've had some struggles could have to do with the absence of All-Star closer Sean Doolittle, who is still recovering from an offeason rotator cuff tear that has...
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UFC champion Jones in police custody, bond set at $2,500

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is in custody after surrendering to Albuquerque, NM police on Monday on charges of leaving the scene of an accident. Albuquerque police confirmed to FOX Sports that Jones is being held at the Metropolitan Detention Center on $2,500 bond. Jones was sought as a suspect in a hit-and-run accident that happened on Sunday where at least one woman...
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Caps suffocate Islanders, win Game 7 to earn date with Rangers

  The precocious Russian forward drafted in the first round by the Washington Capitals finally delivered a breathtaking, winning goal in a Game 7. No, not Alex Ovechkin -- Evgeny Kuznetsov. Skating around every opponent on the ice, Kuznetsov scored the go-ahead goal with 7:18 remaining, and Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, lifting the Washington Capitals...
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Lightning top Wings, force Game 7

Lightning top Wings, force Game 7.
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Johnson's HR helps Braves beat reeling Nationals, 8-4

ATLANTA (AP) Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs, Eric Stults pitched 6 1-3 strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 8-4 on Monday night to give the Nationals their sixth straight loss. Johnson's two-run homer into the right-field seats came in Atlanta's three-run sixth inning off Doug Fister (1-1). Fister gave up 10 hits and five runs, four earned, in 5 2...
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McCann homers, not A-Rod, to lead Yankees over Rays 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking home run and Adam Warren pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the New York Yankees ended the Tampa Bay Rays' five-game winning streak, 4-1 on Monday night. Alex Rodriguez went hitless in three at-bats, failing to tie Willie Mays for fourth place on the career homer list at 660. A modest crowd on another chilly night in New York...
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Rays downed by Brian McCann, Yankees in first game of road trip

NEW YORK (AP) -- Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking home run and Adam Warren pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the New York Yankees ended the Tampa Bay Rays' five-game winning streak, 4-1 on Monday night. Alex Rodriguez went hitless in three at-bats, failing to tie Willie Mays for fourth place on the career homer list at 660. A modest crowd on another chilly night in New York...
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Fan injured by flying bat at Pirates-Cubs game

CHICAGO (AP) A fan was hit by a flying bat at Wrigley Field during the game between Pittsburgh and the Chicago Cubs on Monday night and carried from the stands on a stretcher. There was no immediate report on the fan's condition. Chicago rookie Addison Russell, playing his first game at Wrigley Field, lost control of his bat on a swing as he led off the bottom of the seventh inning...
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Reds hold on to beat Brewers, 9-6

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jason Marquis ended Cincinnati's long streak of clutch-hitting futility with a run-scoring single, and slumping Jay Bruce homered and drove in three runs on Monday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. The Reds ended a three-game losing streak by beating the worst team in the majors, one that's trying everything to get...
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Brewers rally falls short in series-opening loss in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jason Marquis ended Cincinnati's long streak of clutch-hitting futility with a run-scoring single, and slumping Jay Bruce homered and drove in three runs on Monday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. The Reds ended a three-game losing streak by beating the worst team in the majors, one that's trying everything to get...
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Johnson helps Lightning beat Wings 5-2 to force Game 7

DETROIT (AP) -- Tyler Johnson scored two goals in his latest stellar performance and the Tampa Bay Lightning held on for a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series. Johnson and Jason Garrison scored in the first period, and Johnson added another goal in the second to give the Lightning a 3-0 lead. Tomas Tatar scored...
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Kuznetsov's goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7

WASHINGTON (AP) Skating around every opponent on the ice, rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the go-ahead goal with less than 7 1/2 minutes left in Game 7, and Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, lifting the Washington Capitals past the New York Islanders 2-1 in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Kuznetsov scored the sort of athletic, breathtaking...
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