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Penguins win Game 6, eliminate Capitals

Nick Bonino scored 6:32 into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame Washington's frantic three-goal comeback to win 4-3 and eliminate the Capitals from the Eastern Conference semi-finals on Tuesday.

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Study: Ex-NFL players not at greater risk of suicide than general population

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studied nearly 3,500 retired players who played at least five seasons between 1959 and 1988.

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Obama honors UConn women

In the ceremony in the White House East Room, Obama said the UConn women, who finished their season undefeated, defied the old saying that you can't win all the time.

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Golf: The cancer of slow play at professional level

Rounds of golf that can take a total of five hours or more; players who are diplomatically described as being "methodical" or "deliberate;" inordinate waiting times on tee boxes for greens or fairways to clear.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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Curry voted NBA’s first unanimous Most Valuable Player

Stephen Curry on Tuesday scaled heights never reached by NBA greats such as Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James when he became the first unanimous winner of the league's Most Valuable Player award.

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Predators force decider after OT win over Sharks

Nashville's Viktor Arvidsson scored 2:03 into overtime to give the Predators a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks at Bridgestone Arena on Monday and force a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semi-final series.

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Gosper: Amid scandal, FIFA deserves credit for reforms

The "arrogance" of senior officials brought corruption-related turmoil to world soccer but important governance reforms could restore its credibility, according to influential sports administrator Kevan Gosper.

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Curry returns as Warriors take 3-1 lead over Trail Blazers

Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 40 points in overtime as the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 132-125 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday at the Moda Center.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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For $200 you can learn how to eat like Tom Brady

If learning how to make your own dairy-free avocado ice cream sounds appealing, then you're in luck.

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Penn State president ‘appalled’ by media reports on Paterno

The president of Penn State said on Sunday he was appalled by the media coverage surrounding allegations the university's late head football coach Joe Paterno knew about child sex abuse by his assistant coach as far back as the mid-1970s.

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Lightning shut out Islanders to win series

Ben Bishop continues to save his best for the biggest games and on Sunday the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender's best ended the New York Islanders' season.

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Love delivers as Cavs sweep Hawks

The Cavaliers advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight season and will await the winner of the Toronto Raptors-Miami Heat series.

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2 weeks ago

Monday’s Sports Minute

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

A horse is ridden to the track for a workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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The best sports shots this week

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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The weekend sports schedule

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

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Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

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Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

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Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil

Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games.

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Physics, engineering professors back Tom Brady ‘Deflategate’ appeal

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A group of 21 physics and engineering professors on Tuesday urged a U.S. federal appeals court to reconsider its 2-1 decision to reinstate the New England Patriots quarterback's four-game National Football League suspension in the "Deflategate" case.

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Penguins force Game 7

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Pittsburgh goaltender Matthew Murray took a shutout into the third period, then held on as Tampa Bay pulled within a goal, with more shots in the third period than in the first two combined.

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Thunder one win from Finals after Game 4 blowout

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Russell Westbrook collected 36 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds as Oklahoma City grabbed a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference finals, thanks in large part to Westbrook's first triple-double of the postseason.