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Aldridge, Blazers top Rockets in overtime thriller

LaMarcus Aldridge, left, backs down Terrence Jones.(Photo: Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports) HOUSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had just fouled out late in overtime after scoring a career-high and franchise playoff-record 46 points when he went to Portland teammate Damian … Continue reading

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Photographer hopes for healing in 2014 Boston Marathon

Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki took this iconic photo in the moments after bombs exploded near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. In the photo, runner Bill Iffrig, 78, of Lake Stevens, Wash., lies on the ground as … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon will allow some to put April 15 in past

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Heather Abbott (left) crosses the marathon finish line during a Tribute Run for survivors and first responders in Boston on Saturday.(Photo: BRIAN SNYDER REUTERS) BOSTON – As respectful as the moving tributes and inspirational words have … Continue reading

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One year later, Red Sox reflect on ‘small’ recovery role

Jeff Bauman waves to the crowd as part of pregame ceremonies commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.(Photo: Bob DeChiara, USA TODAY Sports) BOSTON – Five bouquets of flowers are lying on the ground, a half-block from the … Continue reading

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Charles Barkley calls the Pacers ‘wussies’ after Game 1 loss

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Blackhawk taunts wobbly opponent: ‘Wakey, wakey’

Chris Lee, AP The Brent Seabrook hit on St. Louis Blues captain David Backes was bad enough and earned the Chicago Blackhawks defenseman a three-game suspension today. But there also was some nasty trash talking from the Blackhawks as Backes was … Continue reading

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NBA on TNT crew pays tribute to Craig Sager

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Bench-clearing brawl erupts in Pirates-Brewers game

Joe Sargent/Getty Images Tempers flared in Pittsburgh Sunday following a triple from Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez. Gomez and Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole exchanged words after Gomez slid into third base, and the misunderstanding soon escalated into a massive brawl. … Continue reading

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Craig Sager’s son says the iconic reporter has leukemia

By Nina Mandell 8 hours ago Follow @ninamandell Article source: Article Source

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Blues knock off Blackhawks in triple overtime

St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (9) scores a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the third period in game one.(Photo: Scott Rovak, USA TODAY Sports) ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues went the distance, and then … Continue reading

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