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Montreal Canadiens' P.K. Subban, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates Max Pacioretty, left, Andrei Markov, second from left, and Brendan Gallagher during the third period of Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals against the New York Rangers, Sunday, May 25, 2014, in New York.

Canadiens beat Lightning 2-1 to force Game 6

Montreal has won two straight to cut Tampa Bay's series lead to 3-2. Game 6 is Tuesday night in Florida.

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NBA Playoffs: Wizards 103-101 over Hawks, Grizzlies beat Warriors 99-89

After he hit the game winner off glass, ESPN asked Pierce, "Did you call bank?" Pierce responded "I called GAME!"


Crowded leaderboard at Players Championship

Chris Kirk bounced back from a rough patch with three straight birdies to take a one-shot lead at The Players Championship going into a final round.

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose speaks during a news conference at the NBA basketball team's media day Friday, Sept. 27, 2013., in Deerfield, Ill. Rose missed last season after tearing an ACL in a playoff game in 2012.

NBA Playoffs: Bulls over Cavaliers 99-96, Clippers past Rockets 124-99.

Chicago takes a 2-1 lead over Cleveland in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, watches play against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Tampa, Fla.

NHL Playoffs: Rangers over Rangers 2-1, Ducks beat Flames 4-2

Henrik Lundqvist made 28 saves for the Rangers, who have won each of their past nine playoff games when facing elimination at Madison Square Garden.


ESPN, Bill Simmons part ways

Network president John Skipper said Friday that he decided not to renew Simmons' contract. He said ESPN was negotiating an extension, but that "it was clear it was time to move on."


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.


Report: UAB supporters pledge $6 million to restore football program

According to, University of Alabama-Birmingham football supporters have pledged almost $6 million to restore it's shuttered football program.


This week’s top sports shots

A look back on some of this week's best plays and biggest moments in sports.


Na returns to familiar spot; Woods does best to stick around

Tiger Woods rolled in a birdie putt and pumped his fist. He didn't have a great round at The Players Championship. The celebration was for getting two more.

Dante Fowler Jr. at the 2015 NFL Draft

Jaguars rookie Fowler injures knee, likely out for season

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler Jr., the third overall pick in the NFL draft, is likely out for the season after tearing a knee ligament during his first practice.


Brady’s agent strikes back

The Super Bowl winning QB declined to discuss the Deflategate investigation, but that didn't stop his agent from going off.


A-Rod passes Mays

Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time home run list while helping the New York Yankees earn a victory against a division rival.


Cavs under fire for ‘All In’ video

The Cavaliers apologized for a video skit showing a man throwing a woman across a room for wearing a Chicago Bulls T-shirt.


Preview: NHL games of the night

Here's a look at tonight's slate of Stanley Cup playoff games.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports stories making news today, Friday, May 8.

Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Andrej Sustr (62) battle for the puck during third period of Game 3 NHL second round playoff hockey action, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning defeated the Canadiens 2-1.

Price, Canadiens beat Lightning, avoid elimination

Game 5 is Saturday night in Montreal, where Tampa Bay won the first two games of the series.

The New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox

A-Rod passes Willie Mays for 4th on HR list with 661

The slugger pumped his fist as he rounded first base, and fans gave Rodriguez a standing ovation.

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Brady says deflated footballs hasn’t detracted from title

The superstar quarterback spoke at a Q&A session moderated by sportscaster Jim Gray during a previously scheduled event at Salem State University.

Crowds gather to watch Tiger Woods as he hits from the fifth fairway during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Fla.

Tiger, McIlroy head up Players Championship field

First-round action at The Players Championship is underway at TPC Sawgrass with its intimidating par 3, island-green 17th hole.

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Cavs’ Irving held out of Game 2 with sore left knee

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving celebrates after making a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Cleveland won 103-94.

Irving had been listed as questionable after scoring only 10 points and sitting out the final 8 minutes of the Cavaliers' victory in Game 1.

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Brewers’ Smith suspended 8 games for rosin, sunscreen on arm

Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith (13) is ejected during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves for allegedly using pine tar, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Atlanta.

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith has been suspended for eight games for having a foreign substance on his pitching arm during a game at Atlanta.

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Netflix: What’s coming and going in June


Take this long weekend to binge on shows and movies that are leaving Netflix and get a sneak peak at what's coming next month.

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