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Report: Rangers acquire Keith Yandle from Coyotes

The New York Rangers made a surprise run to the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, and general manager Glen Sather has made a bold NHL trade deadline move to increase his team’s chances of going on a similar playoff run this season. New York has acquired Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle in a blockbuster trade involving several players and draft picks, per TSN’s Darren Dreger. ...
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Pablo Sandoval Impressing Red Sox, John Farrell With Leadership Skills

The Boston Red Sox knew they were getting a special player in Pablo Sandoval, and he’s already exceeded their expectations. The jovial third baseman was a key part of the San Francisco Giants’ three World Series wins in the past five years, and now he’s stepping up for his new club. According to manager John Farrell, the Red Sox are impressed by...
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Watch Boston Celtics-Golden State Warriors Game Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics’ three-game win streak will be put to the test Sunday, as the Western Conference-leading Golden State Warriors make their one and only visit this season to TD Garden. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET, and NBC Sports Live Extra is streaming the game online and through their app for Xfinity and Time Warner Cable customers. You can watch it by clicking the photo...
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Jose Mourinho Plants Dynasty-Building Marker With Capital One Cup Win

John Terry and Didier Drogba lifted the Football League Cup following Chelsea’s win over Tottenham in the final on Sunday at Wembley Stadium. If you’re wondering “what else is new?”, this time’s different than the others. Terry and Drogba are stalwarts of Chelsea’s previous glories in the recent past, but Sunday’s triumph assigned tangible...
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Capitals Acquire Curtis Glencross From Flames For Two Draft Picks

CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames have traded Curtis Glencross to the Washington Capitals. The 32-year-old forward is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer. He has nine goals and 19 assists in 53 games this season for Calgary, which is in the playoff race but wasn’t likely to re-sign him. The Flames also claimed defenseman David Schlemko off waivers from the Dallas...
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Rusney Castillo, Mookie Betts To Split Center Field Duties In Spring Games

With a little over a month until Opening Day, the Boston Red Sox still don’t have a starting center fielder. But in this case, it’s actually a good thing. Boston has some healthy competition between Rusney Castillo and Mookie Betts for the job in center, and both are worthy candidates. But both of them also have little MLB experience — Betts only...
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Twins to limit players' smartphone use on game days

  Taking away cell phones isn’t just a punishment for misbehaving teenagers anymore.   The Minnesota Twins said Friday that they’re going to limit their players’ cell phone time on game days, asking them to shut down their devices 30 minutes before the first pitch. The policy is something former manager Ron Gardenhire tried to start late last season and that...
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Chelsea Wins Capital One Cup After Downing Tottenham In Final

Chelsea won English soccer’s first available trophy in the 2014-15 and now turns its eyes to bigger prizes. Chelsea defeated Tottenham 2-0 on in the final of the Capital One Cup (or Football League Cup) on Sunday at Wembley Stadium in London. John Terry and Diego Costa scored on either side of halftime for Blues, who won the competition for the first...
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Borussia Dortmund Stars Don Batman, Robin Masks In Goal Celebration (Photo)

German’s soccer’s biggest rivalry game is a fitting occasion for superheros and sidekicks. Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus celebrated the first goal in their team’s 3-0 win over Schalke on Saturday by putting on Batman- and Robin-style costumes. The Dortmund duo’s pre-planned celebration in the “Revierderby” made headlines around the world...
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Kevin Garnett buys 1,000 tickets for Timberwolves fans

  MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Garnett has purchased 1,000 tickets to Minnesota’s next game in appreciation of Timberwolves fans for their welcome of his return to the team.   The Timberwolves made the announcement on Sunday morning. They host the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night. The freebies courtesy of the 15-time All-Star power forward will be available on the team’s...
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Ronda Rousey would be 'happy' to fight Cat Zingano again

Ronda Rousey knows that Cat Zingano could last longer than 14 seconds in a fight. Even though that was all it took for Rowdy to defeat Zingano in UFC 184 on Saturday, the reigning bantamweight champ is willing to give her adversary another shot. Zingano charged Rousey and knocked her down to start the fight, only to submit seconds later when Rousey turned the tables and locked her...
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Brendan Rodgers Hails ‘Relentless’ Reds After LFC’s Win Over Man City

Brendan Rodgers might be happier than anyone else about Liverpool’s performance against Manchester City. Liverpool defeated Manchester City 2-1 in a Premier League game on Sunday at Anfield. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised his players effusively during his postgame press conference. “It was a brilliant result and an equally brilliant performance...
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Cowboys’ Talks With DeMarco Murray ‘Slow'; RB Likely Will Test Free Agency

DeMarco Murray hasn’t ruled out a return to Dallas, but that won’t happen before he sees what other teams have to offer. Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones told FOX Sports’ Mark Lane on Saturday that talks with the running back have been “slow” and that Murray likely will test the free agency waters. “(Murray) is probably going to, you...
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Liverpool-Man City Verdict: Reds’ Top-Four Charge Gathers Steam

Liverpool would rather storm the gates of the UEFA Champions League reckoning rather than waiting for its rivals to welcome it inside with open arms. Liverpool defeated Manchester City 2-1 on Sunday in a Premier League at Anfield. With the win, the Reds simultaneously strengthened their hopes for a top-four finish and banished any sense of doom their UEFA...
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LFC’s Philippe Coutinho Strikes Blow To Man City’s Title Chances (GIF)

Philippe Coutinho loves scoring for Liverpool against Manchester City. Coutinho scored a spectacular, long-range goal Sunday in Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Manchester City. Coutinho’s strike was his second game-winning goal in as many Premier League games against Manchester City at Anfield. It also follows up the stunning goal he scored last week against Southampton. The game was...
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Blackhawks Acquire Antoine Vermette From Coyotes For Draft Pick, Prospect

CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks acquired center Antoine Vermette from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night for a first-round pick this year and defensive prospect Klas Dahlbeck. The 32-year-old Vermette will help replace star Chicago forward Patrick Kane, who broke his left collarbone Tuesday night and will be out at least until late May. Vermette is in position to become an...
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Bruins-Coyotes Notes: Boston Enters NHL Trade Deadline On High Note

BOSTON — The Bruins have been frustratingly inconsistent this season. At times, the B’s have played at an elite level with convincing wins over top contenders such as the Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning. Maintaining that high level of play has been a real challenge, as evidenced by Boston’s four skids of three or more games (four more than last...
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Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson Scores Screamer Vs. Manchester City (GIF)

A couple days of rest has done Jordan Henderson a world of good. Henderson scored a stunning goal for Liverpool on Sunday in its Premier League game against Manchester City. The Liverpool midfielder struck superbly after 11 minutes, giving Reds an early lead over the defending Premier League champion at Anfield. Philippe Coutinho started the goal-scoring sequence by dispossessing...
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UFC 184 Results: Ronda Rousey Downs Cat Zingano In Record Time (Video)

Ronda Rousey is the best fighter in UFC, and she needed only 14 seconds to prove it. Rousey dispatched Cat Zingano via TKO just seconds into the headline bout to defend her bantamweight title in UFC 184 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Zingano charged at Rousey right out of the gate, but “Rowdy” immediately flipped her over and put her in an armbar to earn the TKO. ...
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Stellar Performance From Patrice Bergeron Line Propels Bruins To Win Vs. Coyotes

BOSTON — The Patrice Bergeron line has been the Bruins’ best all season, and that was again the case in Saturday’s 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night. Brad Marchand, Reilly Smith and Bergeron combined for six points and turned defense into offense by taking possession of the puck, executing a clean breakout, entering the attacking zone with speed and capitalizing...
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Hockey East Roundup: BU Dominates Northeastern 6-1 In Regular-Season Finale

Boston University has the top spot entering the Hockey East playoffs, and it means business. The No. 4 Terriers (21-7-5) proved as much Saturday night, bouncing back from Friday night’s loss to earn an impressive 6-1 win over Northeastern (16-4-4) in both teams’ regular-season finale at Matthews Arena. Boston College’s 3-1 loss to Notre Dame earlier in the night meant the Terriers...
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Invicta FC 11 Recap: Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino TKOs Charmaine Tweet

Cris Justino wasted little time taking care of business Friday night. “Cyborg” dispatched Charmaine Tweet via TKO just 46 seconds into the first round at Invicta FC 11 from Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles to defend her 145-pound title. Justino landed a vicious left hook early on that knocked Tweet to the ground. Tweet tried to stand up after sustaining several heavy punches...
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Antoine Vermette: Position Before NHL Trade Deadline ‘Not A Fun One’

BOSTON — Arizona Coyotes forward Antoine Vermette has been one of the most talked about players ahead of Monday’s NHL trade deadline. As a top-six caliber forward who could provide scoring, penalty killing, good faceoff skill and versatility (plays as a center or winger) to a contending team, Vermette is among the best rentals for teams to pursue. Vermette was emotional after...
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Claude Julien: Bruins Had Resolve, ‘Good Energy’ In Win Over Coyotes (Video)

The Boston Bruins were playing one of the NHL’s worst teams Saturday night, but that didn’t mean it was going to be easy. After defeating the New Jersey Devils in overtime Friday, the B’s returned home to play the Arizona Coyotes in the second game of a back-to-back, a scenario that had only yielded two wins in 10 tries (2-6-2) so far this season. Yet the B’s were up to the...
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Bruins’ Tuukka Rask Stones Coyotes’ Shane Doan With Timely Save (Video)

The Boston Bruins’ offense came alive Saturday night, but that wasn’t the only factor that helped Boston earn a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes. Goaltender Tuukka Rask was a rock in net for the B’s, stopping 31 of 32 shots after missing Friday night’s contest due to illness. One of his better saves of the night came in the second period, when he shut down Coyotes forward...
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