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FILE - In this April 1, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) and Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) skate during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh. The Penguins and Capitals are facing off in the second round for the third consecutive year. Crosby has won 44 of the 70 previous games against Ovechkin in NHL regular season and playoffs, world junior championships, world championships, World Cup and Olympics. They’re hot going into their latest showdown. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
April 26, 2018 - 11:48 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby doesn't think the Pittsburgh Penguins have some sort of mystical edge over the Washington Capitals. That all those series and all those years and all that dominance won't mean a thing when the two longtime rivals meet in the playoffs for the 11th time starting...
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April 26, 2018 - 11:19 am
BOSTON (AP) — Boston approves plan to change name of Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park over connection to team's complicated racial past.
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FILE - In this Sunday Oct. 31, 2010 file photo, the arena ahead of the NFL Football match between the Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers at Wembley Stadium in London. The English Football Association received an offer on Thursday April 26, 2018, to buy Wembley Stadium, from Jacksonville Jaguars and Fulham owner Shahid Khan. (AP Photo/Dave Shopland, Pool, File)
April 26, 2018 - 11:07 am
LONDON (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan has made an offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the English Football Association, increasing the prospect of an NFL franchise in London. Wembley has staged regular-season NFL games since 2007 and the Jaguars started playing at the stadium in 2013...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 file photo, South Africa's Caster Semenya leads in the women's 800-meter semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. From Nov. 1, 2018 the IAAF will limit entry for all international events from 400 meters through the mile to women with testosterone levels below a specified level. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza, File)
April 26, 2018 - 10:23 am
MONACO (AP) — New rules for female athletes with high natural testosterone levels which could force two-time Olympic 800-meter champion Caster Semenya to stop running middle-distance races. From Nov. 1, the IAAF will limit entry for all international events from 400 meters through the mile to women...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Louisiana State running back Derrius Guice speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The NFL has found no evidence that any of its teams asked LSU running back Derrius Guice inapproriate questions during interviews at the scouting combine. Last month, Guice, projected as a first-round selection, told SiriusXM Satellite Radio that one team asked if he was gay and another club asked if his mother "sells herself." (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
April 26, 2018 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says it found no evidence any team asked LSU running back Derrius Guice inappropriate questions during interviews at the scouting combine. Last month, Guice, projected as a first-round selection, told SiriusXM Satellite Radio that one team asked if he was gay and another...
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Bayern's Jerome Boateng is attend to by team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt during the soccer Champions League first leg semifinal soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Real Madrid in Munich, southern Germany, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 10:12 am
MUNICH (AP) — Germany defender Jerome Boateng faces a race to be fit for the World Cup after injuring his thigh in Bayern Munich's Champions League loss to Real Madrid. Bayern says "Boateng sustained damage to the adductor muscles in his left thigh," an injury that will likely rule the 29-year-old...
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File-This March 20, 2018, file photo shows running back Saquon Barkley catching a football during Penn State NFL football Pro Day in State College, Pa. Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night. Huh? Blame the desperation to find quarterbacks in great part for the possibility that the Penn State All-America running back could fall well below where his talent, character and versatility warrant. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
April 26, 2018 - 10:01 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dave Gettleman has learned many lessons as an NFL executive. The new general manager of the New York Giants has one mantra in the draft room. He says teams must "stay with the value." They "can't get too cute" or hope for a player to be around in a later round. The Giants...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster arrives at Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose, Calif. The attorney for the ex-girlfriend of Reuben Foster says her client initially lied to authorities when she accused the linebacker of hitting her leading to domestic violence charges. Attorney Stephanie Rickard issued a statement on behalf of Elissa Ennis on Wednesday that says her client can prove the injuries that led to the charges were not caused by Foster. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 26, 2018 - 9:36 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The attorney for the ex-girlfriend of Reuben Foster said Wednesday that her client initially lied to authorities when she accused the San Francisco 49ers linebacker of hitting her leading to domestic violence charges. Attorney Stephanie Rickard issued a statement on...
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) is calmed down by James Harden (13) after being separated from Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jamal Crawford during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 2:43 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets spent almost no time celebrating their first-round playoff series win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. For the top-seeded Rockets, it simply moved them a little closer toward their goal of bringing the franchise its first title in more than two...
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File-This March 20, 2018, file photo shows running back Saquon Barkley catching a football during Penn State NFL football Pro Day in State College, Pa. Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night. Huh? Blame the desperation to find quarterbacks in great part for the possibility that the Penn State All-America running back could fall well below where his talent, character and versatility warrant. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
April 26, 2018 - 2:13 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Saquon Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. Yet he might not go in the first handful of picks Thursday night. Huh? Blame the desperation to find quarterbacks in great part for the possibility that the Penn State All-America running back could fall well below...
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