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Stamkos has goal and assist, Lightning beat Rangers 2-0

NEW YORK (AP) Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. Ben Bishop, who gave up 10 goals in the previous two games, had 26 saves in posting his second shutout and getting Tampa Bay within...
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Jack Beckman beats John Force in Funny Car final

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Funny Car racer Jack Beckman finished off a record-setting weekend in the NHRA Kansas Nationals with a final-round victory over John Force on Sunday at Heartland Park Topeka. Beckman used a pair of 3.9-second runs to outrun Courtney Force and John Hale in earlier rounds and then beat Del Worsham in the semifinals before powering to another 3-second run to beat...
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Ashleyluvssugar rallies to win $200K Whittingham at Santa Anita

  Ashleyluvssugar rallied to win the $200,000 Charles Whittingham Stakes for 3-year-olds by a half-length Sunday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Hall of Famer Gary Stevens, Ashleyluvssugar ran 1 1/2 miles on turf in 2:30.10 and paid $3, $2.20 and $2.10 as the 1-2 favorite. Brazil-bred Ganesh returned $3.20 and $2.60, while Going Somewhere was another half-length back in third and paid...
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Justin Upton's slam, 6 RBIs lead Shields, Padres over Dodgers

  Justin Upton erupted Sunday, in a positive way for the San Diego Padres. Upton hit a grand slam and drove in six runs as the Padres broke loose, backing unbeaten James Shields in an 11-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. A day after being ejected for arguing balls and strikes, Upton tied his career high for RBIs. He hit a slam in the first inning before Carlos Frias recorded an...
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Coca-Cola 600 race results

Carl Edwards won the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night, outlasting the rest of the field in NASCAR's longest race. For complete results, click here.
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Providence basketball loses key piece at bad time

Thinking out loud while wondering if late night television will ever be the same again. - If it's May, it means Friar Basketball takes a hit with another transfer. Center Paschal Chukwu told the coaching staff he's not happy - with anything, apparently. Therefore, like Josh Fortune last year, Providence loses a big piece [ ].Ed Cooley and the Providence Friars have gone through this...
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Former Providence center planning visits

Earlier in the week, 7-foot-2 behemoth Providence center Paschal Chukwu surprised many with his choice to transfer from the school after just one season.The rangy rim protecter is now planning official visits to other schools, according to NBC Sports. Chukwu has three years of eligibility left, but he will have to sit out the 2015-16 season. NBC's report indicates that Chukwu has...
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Louisville transfer Akoy Agau shows promise for Georgetown basketball

Much has been made about Georgetown's incoming freshmen class, and rightfully so. Headlined by big man Jessie Govan, the young Hoyas should compliment the nucleus of D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera, L.J. Peak and Isaac Copeland quite nicely.One key cog that may be overlooked, however, is Louisville transfer Akoy Agau. Agau didn't get much playing time under Rick Pitino due to a stacked Cardinals...
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Report: Arizona State basketball assistant coach Stan Johnson to leave for Marquette

The coaching carousel is in full effect for college hoops, and it's not just exclusive to head coaches. Assistant coaches are on the move at a rapid pace, and the Big East has seen plenty of turnover to begin the offseason.Big East Coast Bias is reporting that former Arizona State assistant Stan Johnson is on the move. Take a look:"On May 19, it was reported that then-Marquette Golden...
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Red Sox-Twins Preview

Scoring first has been a mantra behind the Minnesota Twins' revival. An autograph from a child seems to have sparked Mike Napoli's surge. The surging Twins look for another fast start Monday when they host Napoli and the Boston Red Sox in the opener of this three-game set. Minnesota (25-18) has turned around its season with a 16-6 stretch, scoring first in 12 of those victories....
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Mariners' McClendon on Cano's continued struggles: 'He's real close'

The Seattle Mariners' star second baseman Robinson Cano still hasn't having a great time with the bat yet in 2015. Heading into play Sunday, Cano was slashing .253/.297/.341, which is significantly below the level of play he's come to be known for over the course of his career. His sluggish start to his second season with the Mariners had him 'concerned' a week ago, as he continues...
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Hawks' Horford get ejected for elbowing Dellavedova

Matthew Dellavedova has grown into one of the Cleveland Cavaliers' most important players this postseason. But even with starting point guard Kyrie Irving missing Sunday night's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, Dellavedova's most critical role is as clear as ever. Team nuisance. For the second time this postseason, after the 24-year-old out of Saint Mary's got tangled up...
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Padres-Angels Preview

The Los Angeles Angels are returning from a lengthy road trip on the other side of the country, but their winning percentage remains the same as the day they left - exactly .500. The Angels will try again to break free from mediocrity in a 10-game homestand that begins Monday night against the San Diego Padres, and Jered Weaver will attempt to start that on a winning note by adding...
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Miami Marlins at Pittsburgh Pirates game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Pittsburgh Pirates' pitching staff turned in an impressive weekend, and their next man in line has more at stake than continuing the club's recent form. Charlie Morton makes his season debut Monday night trying to prove he belongs in the rotation after a disquieting spring as the Pirates conclude an eight-game...
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Seattle Mariners at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Seattle Mariners can't count on Kyle Seager's torrid stretch lasting as they prepare to open a series at a venue where he's had trouble hitting. The All-Star third baseman will try to keep swinging a hot bat when the Mariners look to deal the Tampa Bay Rays their longest losing streak in five weeks Monday night at Tropicana...
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Ducks, Blackhawks gear up for Game 5

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- After 17 grueling periods crammed into just four games, the Anaheim Ducks have no doubt they can play at hockey's highest level with the Chicago Blackhawks. Heading into a pivotal Game 5 on Monday in the Western Conference finals, the Ducks also realize their two gut-wrenching overtime losses were missed opportunities to take out their veteran, playoff-tested...
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A's gear up for Cespedes' return with Tigers in town this week

The Oakland A's will begin a three-game series with the Detroit Tigers on Monday afternoon, and the series has an added bit of significance: Detroit outfielder Yoenis Cespedes will be making his first appearance in Oakland since being traded from the A's to the Boston Red Sox at the trade deadline last season. As Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reported, Cespedes remains...
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Hawks' Horford ejected from Game 3 for elbow

CLEVELAND (AP) Atlanta forward Al Horford has been ejected in the second quarter of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals for throwing an elbow at Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova. Horford and Dellavedova got tangled on the floor while scrambling for a loose ball. As Dellavedvoa was rolling up on his right knee, Horford brought his right arm down hard to the side of the scrappy...
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Florida, Florida State, Miami tabbed to host regionals in NCAA tourney

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Four teams from the Southeastern Conference and three from the Atlantic Coast Conference are among the 16 hosts for regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. Defending champion Vanderbilt, LSU, Florida and Texas A&M are the SEC hosts, and the ACC hosts are Louisville, Miami and Florida State. The 16 regional hosts announced Sunday night are guaranteed...
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Jared Burton agrees to minor league contract with Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) Right-hander Jared Burton has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers and will report Tuesday to Triple-A Round Rock. The 33-year-old Burton was 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in four appearances this year with Class A Tampa and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He was released by the New York Yankees on May 16. Burton is 18-19 with a 3.44 ERA and 10 saves in 367...
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Wondolowski nets 100th goal in 1-1 draw with Orlando City

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Chris Wondolowski became the ninth MLS player to reach 100 goals, helping the San Jose Earthquakes salvage a 1-1 draw with 10-man Orlando City on Sunday night. Wondoloski scored on a penalty kick in the 68th minute, tying it for the Earthquakes (5-4-3). He placed it confidently to the left corner after catching his former teammate, goalkeeper Tally Hall...
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Bettis pitches Rockies past Giants 11-2

DENVER (AP) Nolan Arenado had four hits and four RBIs, leading Chad Bettis and the Colorado Rockies to an 11-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Troy Tulowitzki and Nick Hundley each drove in two runs as Rockies earned a split of the rain-soaked, four-game series. Bettis (1-0) was nearly unhittable until the ninth inning. Nori Aoki singled on the first pitch of the...
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Welcome back, Captain -- Jeter makes first return to Yankee Stadium

  Bernie Williams stood in front of the pitcher's mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada, all clothed in finely tailored business suits rather than the pinstriped baseball uniforms in which they earned fame and fortune. The fab five appeared together in public for the first time Sunday night as formers -- former teammates, former All-Stars...
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Aussies select full-strength squad for Cup qualifying opener

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Asian Cup champion Australia has selected a full-strength squad including Tim Cahill and Mile Jedinak for its opening World Cup qualifier in Kyrgyzstan. Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou on Monday recalled Cahill, Matthew Spiranovic and Eugene Galekovic in the 23-man squad for the June 16 Asian Group B qualifier in Bishkek. The squad contains 19 players...
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Double trouble: Jimmie Johnson spins out twice in Coca-Cola 600

Jimmie Johnson's bid to earn back-to-back victories in the Coca-Cola 600 came to an end with just over 125 laps to go at Charlotte Motor Speedway Sunday night. The six-time champion was running inside the top 10 when he lost control of the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in Turn 4 on Lap 273. Sliding down the banking, Johnson hit the inside wall with the nose of the car to...
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