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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.

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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.

Washington Wizards guard John Wall directs his teammates in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings, Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Washington.

Wizards’ Wall has multiple fractures in left wrist, hand

The Washington Wizards say All-Star guard John Wall suffered five non-displaced fractures in his left wrist and hand, and his playing status has not been determined.

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What’s next for Brady, Patriots after ‘Deflategate’ report

Deflategate might do what none of the other controversies and near-misses could: tarnish the legacy of the four-time Super Bowl champion and reigning MVP.

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Defaltegate – Brady’s agent strikes back

Don Yee says the report prepared by NFL-appointed investigator Ted Wells was "a significant and terrible disappointment."

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WATCH: Shaq tumbles on set of TNT halftime report

This might be the most convincing fall in the history of Shaquille O'Neal's career.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

A look at the slate of Stanley Cup playoff games happening tonight.

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New appeal in Sandusky case

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is arguing his 45-count conviction for child sexual abuse should be thrown out.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Thursday, May 7

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NFL: Patriots likely deflated balls

The investigation into "DeflateGate" is finally over and reveals what many people suspected.

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Harden has big 4th quarter;Rockets beat Clippers

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 16 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter to lift the Houston Rockets…

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Labron’s 33 lead Cavaliers past Bulls in game 2

LeBron James attacked from the start and scored 33 points, Kyrie Irving added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers evened their semifinal series with Chicago with a 106-91 victory over the Bulls in Game 2 on Wednesday night.

A puck sits on the face-off dot during the first period of an NHL hockey game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C.

NHL: Late goal gives Lighting victory over Canadians

Tyler Johnson's goal with 1.1 seconds remaining Wednesday night gave the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens and a 3-0 lead in their NHL playoff series.

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, prepares to shoot as New York Islanders goalie Michal Neuvirth (30), from the Czech Republic, stands ready, during the third period of Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 5-1.

NHL: Burakovsky lifts Caps past Rangers

Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored his first two playoff goals and Braden Holtby saved a penalty shot, giving the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

FILE - In this March 10, 2015, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy speaks to the media during a press conference in Orchard Park, N.Y. Bills coach Rex Ryan has no intention of putting "a muzzle" on his players. And that includes running back LeSean McCoy for questioning the motivations of his former coach, Chip Kelly. Ryan responded Wednesday, May 6, 2015, after McCoy created a stir for telling ESPN The Magazine that "there's a reason (Kelly) got rid of all the black players" in Philadelphia.

Ryan won’t ‘muzzle’ Bills after McCoy questions Chip Kelly

Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan has no intention of putting "a muzzle" on his players. And that includes running back LeSean McCoy for questioning the motivations of his former coach, Chip Kelly.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his WBC-WBA welterweight title boxing fight victory over Marcos Maidana Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Floyd Mayweather’s ex-girlfriend sues boxer for defamation

The mother of three of Floyd Mayweather's children has sued the undefeated champion for defamation over his recent comments about a 2010 domestic violence incident in Las Vegas.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi, right, scores his second goal past Bayern's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

Messi leads Barcelona over Bayern 3-0 in Champions semis

Barcelona scored three late goals on to overwhelm Bayern Munich and former coach Pep Guardiola 3-0 Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.

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Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western final

FILE - In this March 6, 2014 file photo, Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) celebrates his goal with Patrick Kane during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Chicago. The Blackhawks have agreed to eight-year contract extensions with captain JonathanToews and star forward Patrick Kane. General manager Stan Bowman said all along that the extensions were his biggest offseason priority, and the team announced the megadeals Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime

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Hawks’ G Korver out for the playoffs with sprained ankle

Cleveland Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova (8), from Australia, is chased by Atlanta Hawks' Kyle Korver in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Cleveland.

The Hawks announced Saturday that Korver has a severe high right ankle sprain. A foot and ankle specialist will determine the best course of treatment, but he definitely won't play again in the postseason.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of the most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

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REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

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Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.

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