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Champs back in Boston but top Americans are resting for Rio

With the top American marathoners resting for the Rio Olympics, Neely Spence Gracey could be the best U.S. hope for a podium finish in Boston on Monday.

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2 weeks ago

NBA Playoffs: Spurs, Cavs, Heat, Clippers win openers

In Cleveland, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and LeBron James combined for 81 points, but the Cavaliers struggled in a 106-101 victory over Detroit, and Golden State star Steph Curry is questionable for game 2.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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2 weeks ago

Fast times, $16M for charity: Boston Marathon things to know

Since the 2013 finish line bombings, which killed three spectators and wounded more than 260 others, authorities have tightened security along the route.

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NBA Playoffs: Cavs, Heat and Spurs pick up Game 1 victories

Irving, Love lead Cavs to win over Pistons in Game 1, Deng scores 31 points, Heat rout Hornets and Leonard leads Spurs to 32-point victory over Grizzlies

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NHL Playoff: Blues, Red Wings, Islanders and Predators all win

Blues rally for win over Blackhawks in Game 3 and Red Wings beat Lightning, cut series deficit to 2-1

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2 weeks ago

Carl Edwards wins Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Speedway

Carl Edwards avoided tire issues that hampered his teammates and took off on the final restart to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday.

The crowd cheers after Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) scored during the first half of Game 2 in a second-round NBA playoff basketball series against the Memphis Grizzlies, Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.

2 weeks ago

Curry still questionable for Warriors for Game 2 vs Rockets

Coach Steve Kerr called Curry's status questionable Sunday, when the point guard didn't practice a day after hurting his right ankle late in the first half of a 104-78 win over the Rockets in the playoff opener.

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2 weeks ago

NBA Playoffs: Pacers upset Raptors, Warriors roll Rockets, Hawks over Celtics, Thunder routs Mavericks.

Toronto dropped to 0-8 in the first game of an opening round playoff series.

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Cueto retires first 13, pitches Giants past Dodgers, 4-3

Cueto (3-0) helped manager Bruce Bochy celebrate his 61st birthday, allowing a run and three hits with seven strikeouts.

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Glover Teixeria stops Rashad Evans in UFC bout

Teixeria, ranked fourth in the division, dropped Evans with a left hook to the chin.

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NHL Playoffs: Lundqvist lead Rangers to win; Capitals, Stars & Sharks all win

Henrik Lundqvist returned from an eye injury and finished with 29 saves as the Blueshirts beat the Penguins 4-2 to even the series at one game apiece.

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Mets’ deGrom stays home due to baby’s health complications

DeGrom left the team early in the week for the birth of his first child in Florida.

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma listens to a question during a news conference at the NCAA women's Final Four college basketball tournament Monday, April 7, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Connecticut is scheduled to face Notre Dame in the championship game Tuesday.

2 weeks ago

UConn coach Auriemma hospitalized with undisclosed illness

The school released a statement saying the 62-year-old Auriemma had boarded a plane Saturday morning at illnes in Windsor Locks, but decided to deplane because he was not feeling well.

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford blocks a shot against the Minnesota Wild during the first period of Game 2 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Chicago, Sunday, May 3, 2015.

3 weeks ago

Blackhawks edge Blues; Lightning beat Red Wings; Panthers top Isles; Predators over Ducks

Shaw gets go-ahead goal, Blackhawks edge Blues to tie series; Johnson scores twice, Lightning beat Red Wings 5-2; Luongo bounces back, Panthers top Isles 3-1 to even series

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver listens during a news conference before Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn.

3 weeks ago

Silver: NC law ‘problematic’ to NBA, no decision on All-Star

All-Star Game out of Charlotte. Silver says Friday that owners discussed the law during their two-day meetings

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3 weeks ago

Lakers life after Kobe for Byron Scott?

Scott said Friday that he anticipates returning to the Lakers next season despite presiding over the two worst years in the history of the 16-time NBA champion franchise.

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3 weeks ago

UNLV: Coach Chris Beard leaving for Texas Tech

Beard agreed to a contract with UNLV on March 28.

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3 weeks ago

Red Sox 3B Sandoval to see Andrews about shoulder

Speaking before Friday's game against Toronto, Boston president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski says there is "a great deal going on" in Sandoval's shoulder from a medical perspective.

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3 weeks ago

The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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Paul McCartney meets ‘Blackbird’ inspirations

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Paul McCartney met two members of the "Little Rock Nine," who helped inspire the hit Beatles song.

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Huge acts hinting at giant ‘October’

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Some of the biggest names in rock are adding fuel to rumors of a mega-concert.

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Jim Beam fills 14 millionth bottle of bourbon

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Jim Beam has filled and sealed its 14 millionth barrel of bourbon since the 1933 repeal of Prohibition, achieving a first in the bourbon industry.

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Stone Temple Pilots shoot down Scott Stapp rumors

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Stone Temple Pilots have denied reports suggesting the former Creed rocker is set to become their new lead vocalist.

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ as told by emojis

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If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

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