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Wes Lunt shines with two touchdown passes in spring game

The Illini may have suffered some potential devastating injuries this spring but everyone got to see the biggest bright spot on the team take center stage on Saturday.Retuning quarterback Wes Lunt had a big day in one half of work as he completed 17 of 26 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns. According to the Harold and Review, Lunt looked sharp throwing to Geronimo Allison, Justin...
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RB Dre Brown tears ACL in non-contact drill

There was a lot of talk around spring practice that Dre Brown had the backup running back spot locked up. That all came screeching to an abrupt halt when news came out that he suffered a torn ACL in practice. The running back is the second skill player to suffer that injury along with star wide receiver Mike Dudek.Coach Beckman has this to say about the tough situation per the News...
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Maintaining health the biggest key for Illini

Tim Beckman says he did not consider canceling the spring game this past Saturday despite mounting injuries to his team looking to take another step forward this season.The biggest injuries came in non-contact drills when star wide receiver Mike Dudek and promising running back Dre Brown both went down with torn ACLs. Just how bad has the injury bug hit this team? 15 players sat...
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DeSclafani pitches Reds past Brewers 6-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Anthony DeSclafani pitched eight shutout innings and Zach Cozart and Joey Votto homered as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Monday night. DeSclafani (2-0) held Milwaukee hitless until Adam Lind's double with two outs in the fourth. Hector Gomez's fifth-inning single was the only other hit off Desclafani, who struck out five and ran his scoreless...
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Bucs GM tries to hold poker face with Winston, Mariota in the deck

Bucs GM tries to hold poker face with Winston, Mariota in the deck.
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Desclafani pitches Reds past Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) Anthony Desclafani pitched eight shutout innings and Zach Cozart and Joey Votto homered as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Monday night. Desclafani (2-0) held Milwaukee hitless until Adam Lind's double with two outs in the fourth. Hector Gomez's fifth-inning single was the only other hit off Desclafani, who struck out five and ran his scoreless...
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Rangers stop Penguins in Game 3 on road to retake series lead

  Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night. Carl Hagelin and Chris Kreider scored for New York, which dominated for two periods then held on late to take a 2-1 series lead. Game 4 is Wednesday in Pittsburgh. Patric Hornqvist scored his third career...
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Brewers lose, narrowly avoid being shut out by Reds

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Anthony Desclafani pitched eight shutout innings and Zach Cozart and Joey Votto homered as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Monday night. Desclafani (2-0) held Milwaukee hitless until Adam Lind's double with two outs in the fourth. Hector Gomez's fifth-inning single was the only other hit off Desclafani, who struck out five and ran his scoreless...
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Rangers shut down Penguins 2-1 to reclaim momentum

PITTSBURGH (AP) Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night. Carl Hagelin and Chris Kreider scored for New York, which dominated for two periods then held on late to take a 2-1 series lead. Game 4 is Wednesday in Pittsburgh. Patric Hornqvist scored...
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Bettman: Jets' return to Winnipeg could be example for Las Vegas

  What the True North ownership group has done since getting the Winnipeg Jets from Atlanta could be an example for Las Vegas if the group led by Bill Foley is awarded an expansion franchise. ''I think in terms of introducing a team to a market, whether it's an introduction or a re-introduction, I don't know how anybody could have done it better than the Winnipeg Jets did here,...
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Police: Kings' Jarret Stoll had drugs when searched by security

  Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll is accused of having cocaine and Ecstasy with him when he was arrested on a felony drug charge at a Las Vegas Strip resort swimming pool, police said. The 32-year-old Stoll was arrested Friday afternoon after security guards conducting a routine search to enter the MGM Grand hotel's Wet Republic pool complex found what investigators believe...
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LEADING OFF: Carrasco back on mound after being hit

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Tuesday: --- BACK ON THE MOUND Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco makes his first start since he was struck by a liner off the bat of White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera in the first inning of a 4-1 loss last Tuesday. Carrasco was carted off the field after the ball glanced off his glove and right hand before hitting him on...
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Lynn, Cardinals on track to derail Nationals' momentum

A disappointing start to the season seems considerably less of an issue for the Washington Nationals following wins in four of their last five games. That momentum, however, could certainly be derailed during their upcoming series with the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals, whose sterling run of quality pitching has them atop the NL Central. No team has been suffocated by St. Louis' rotation...
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Report: Seahawks' Michael Bennett to miss start of offseason workouts

Michael Bennett has denied asking for a trade this offseason and has stated publicly he would try to be a good teammate despite the disappointment with his current contract. Bennett told 710 ESPN's "Justin and Gee" show earlier this month, “I didn’t come to them and ask for a trade, I’m still trying to figure out how a guy from Dallas makes up a story about me. I live in Seattle...
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Seventh-inning rally lifts Tigers over Yankees, 2-1

DETROIT (AP) -- J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes hit consecutive RBI singles in the seventh inning, and Joba Chamberlain got Jacoby Ellsbury to hit into a crucial double play in the eighth, helping the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night. CC Sabathia (0-3) faced the minimum number of hitters through the first six innings, but with two out and...
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Russell Wilson tops NFL merchandise List

For the second straight year Russell Wilson leads all NFL players in merchandise sales. The 12th man in Seattle might have had a little something to do with this.  But it is not just the people in Seattle that love him, it is fans around the world. And what's not to love? The guy is a winner with a great attitude. Wilson is also an exciting player as he can escape pressure, make...
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Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6 P.M. The Tampa Bay Lightning dominated every element of play except the scoreboard in their opener against the Detroit Red Wings, but managed to fix that in Game 2. With the series tied and momentum firmly in Tampa Bay's favor, the Lightning head to Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday night looking to replicate that success on the...
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Tigers rally in 7th off Sabathia, beat Yankees 2-1

DETROIT (AP) J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes hit consecutive RBI singles in the seventh inning, and Joba Chamberlain got Jacoby Ellsbury to hit into a crucial double play in the eighth, helping the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night. CC Sabathia (0-3) faced the minimum number of hitters through the first six innings, but with two out and...
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Little 9: Cavaliers bench players boosting team's 'Big 3'

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- For all their talent and celebrity, the Cavaliers' "Big 3" can't win an NBA title by themselves. Not without help from Cleveland's reserves -- those other guys. Although they may not have the catchy nickname of their three famous teammates, Cleveland's two other starters -- J.R. Smith and Timofey Mozgov -- and the team's supporting cast of bench players...
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Cozart providing the offense

The Reds aren't getting a ton of offense this season, but if it weren't for Zach Cozart - and Joey Votto - they may not be getting any at all.   Although Cozart excels in the field, he struggled offensively in 2014 and, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer, there was a specific conversation in spring training where everything turned around.   "This spring training, Reds Hall of...
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Is Russell Wilson dating singer Ciara?

Russell Wilson has been in the spotlight much more then he is used to this offseason. It started with his contract negotiations, then it went to him playing baseball, and now he may be dating a celebrity. It is hard to date anyone if you're famous with all the cameras around as Wilson may have just found out.  Here is a photo captured by the official MLB Twitter account of Wilson...
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Seahawks players meet Snoop Dogg and E-40

Seattle Seahakws players Kam Chancellor, Bruce Irvin, Bobby Wagner, and Dion Bailey got to take some pretty cool photos with Snoop Dogg and E-40.  One can only imagine how the conversation went between these guys. (h/t The Big Lead)    
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Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader expected back in Game 3

  The Detroit Red Wings expect to have left wing Justin Abdelkader back from a hand injury in Game 3 of their playoff series against Tampa Bay on Tuesday night. Abdelkader hasn't played since April 4. The 6-foot-2 Abdelkader scored 23 goals during the regular season, more than doubling his previous career high. His return will allow coach Mike Babcock to split up Pavel Datsyuk and...
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Vancouver's Sedin twins look to get going in Game 4

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) When the Vancouver Canucks beat the Calgary Flames last Friday, their power play clicked and their top line scored. Neither of those things happened during losses in Games 1 and 3 to the Flames and the Canucks find themselves facing a 2-1 deficit in their Western Conference quarterfinal series. Game 4 is Tuesday at Calgary. ''The second game at home our power...
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White Sox changed their replay plan after trouble in Detroit

CHICAGO (AP) White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said the team changed its process for determining when to challenge a play after a costly mistake in Detroit last weekend. Chicago lost 2-1 on Friday after it did not challenge a disputed play in the ninth inning in time, and Detroit went on to score the decisive run. ''We made a few changes that night to our processes in terms of...
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