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'Win this one': Man Utd plea after Ferguson's brain surgery

'Win this one': Man Utd plea after Ferguson's brain surgery

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Kyle Connor leads the way as Jets beat Predators 6-2 to take 3-2 series lead

Kyle Connor leads the way as Jets beat Predators 6-2 to take 3-2 series lead

NASHVILLE — Kyle Connor made a move in the first period Saturday that signalled to Jets captain Blake Wheeler his linemate was going to have a big night. Head coach Paul Maurice saw the same thing.

Saturday's Games

Saturday's Games NHL Playoffs Second Round Washington 6 Pittsburgh 3 (Washington leads series 3-2) Winnipeg 6 Nashville 2 (Winnipeg leads series 3-2) --- IIHF World Championship At Denmark Switzerland 3 Austria 2 (OT) Latvia 3 Norway 2 (OT) France 6

Scores and Schedule

Saturday's Games NHL Playoffs Second Round Washington 6 Pittsburgh 3 (Washington leads series 3-2) Winnipeg 6 Nashville 2 (Winnipeg leads series 3-2) --- IIHF World Championship At Denmark Switzerland 3 Austria 2 (OT) Latvia 3 Norway 2 (OT) France 6
LeBron sinks buzzer-beater as Cavs edge Raptors, take 3-0 playoff stranglehold

LeBron sinks buzzer-beater as Cavs edge Raptors, take 3-0 playoff stranglehold

CLEVELAND — For a brief moment Saturday night, thanks to a late three-pointer by rookie OG Anunoby, the Raptors got one hand out of the playoff hole they had dug themselves. Then LeBron James buried them.
Celtics take 3-0 series lead with OT win over 76ers

Celtics take 3-0 series lead with OT win over 76ers

PHILADELPHIA — Al Horford had no use for the premature celebration that showered confetti all over the 76ers' home court at the end of regulation, delaying overtime and prompting an impromptu cleanup job.
Vrana makes most of promotion, Caps win to put Pens on brink

Vrana makes most of promotion, Caps win to put Pens on brink

WASHINGTON — Jakub Vrana came to the rink expecting to play on the Capitals' third line again. He left as a top-liner on top of the world.
Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert gets 5th title

Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert gets 5th title

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — If you want to bust a racing curse, call Bob Baffert. The white-haired trainer smashed a jinx that stood for 136 years when Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2 1/2 lengths on Saturday.
Bruins forward Brad Marchand warned by NHL to stop licking people

Bruins forward Brad Marchand warned by NHL to stop licking people

NEW YORK — Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has received a warning from the NHL about licking the faces of his opponents.
Rays beat Blue Jays 5-3, get within 1 game .of .500

Rays beat Blue Jays 5-3, get within 1 game .of .500

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays are putting a major league-worst 1-8 start behind them. Denard Span drove in his team-leading 24th run to help the surging Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Saturday night.