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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy says he thinks Dwight Howard has shown restraint on the court this season despite picking up the leagues first suspension for excessive technical fouls. Van Gundy quoted an Elias Sports Bureau st ...

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Lester is 3-7 with a 4.58 in his career i

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Max Reinhart scored twice and added an assist to lead the Abbotsford Heat to a 5-1 win over the Oklahoma City Barons in American Hockey League action Friday night. Reinhart had two second-period goals, while Corban Knight, Ben H ...

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Carlyle said Thursday that Bozak is side

OTTAWA, Ont. -- Up 4-0 after the first period, the Ottawa Senators probably thought they were going to be in for an easy afternoon. But some lackadaisical play as the game wore on gave Tampa Bay hope Saturday and the Lightning took full advantage, ...

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League. ... LHP Jaime Garcia will start S

BALTIMORE -- For much of the afternoon, Aaron Rodgers was ducking oncoming linemen and misconnecting with hurried throws. When it counted, however, Rodgers came up with the big plays. Rodgers threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Jordy Nelson, Eddie L ...

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Calgary went 3-1 over the month. Cornishs

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Anaheim Ducks defenceman Francois Beauchemin has undergone successful reconstructive surgery on a ligament in his right knee. The Ducks announced Monday that Beauchemin hopes to return in time for the start of next season. Beauc ...

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Assists, matching his career high for point

Sinsheim, Germany (Sports Network) - The United States is finally playing like the No. 1 team in the world should. Heather OReilly, Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd scored as the Americans topped Colombia, 3-0, on Saturday at Rhein-Necker-Arena to se ...

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The lead to 64-23, and a three by Victor Oladipo

CLEVELAND -- Julien Brouillette scored the winner in the third period as the Lake Erie Monsters beat the Toronto Marlies 3-2 in American Hockey League action Wednesday. Greg Mauldin and Shawn Belle also scored for Lake Erie (42-27-8), while Ben Wa ...

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Hearing this week to consider the incident

Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Wandy Rodriguez worked six scoreless innings and Chris Johnson went 2-for-4 with an RBI double to send the Houston Astros to a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the middle tilt of a three-game set at Do ...

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Changed the tracks feel, and teams struggle

SAN FRANCISCO - Tim Lincecum is still pitching like an ace even when he has nothing to show for it. Thats the kind of year its been for the Freak and his defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants.NL Cy Young Award contender Clayton Kers ...

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Including Paris-Nice and the Tour of Beijing.

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Getzlaf knows the Anaheim Ducks could be getting frustrated. Instead, he thinks theyre just getting started. The Ducks have controlled long stretches of their matchup with Detroit, outshooting and outscoring the Red Wings o ...

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Shane Hnidy made his season debut. He signed

The Montreal Alouettes found a diamond in the rough this season. However, Jim Popp isnt sure how long hell be able to admire wide receiver Duron Carter. "Do I think we are going to lose him? Absolutely," general manager and head coach said on the ...

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, plus-57 goal differential. ... Anaheim

LONDON -- As Luis Suarez began a 10-match ban, Liverpool showed it still has bite up front by inflicting Newcastles worst home loss since 1925 in the English Premier League on Saturday. Making the Newcastle fans pay for their constant chants of "L ...

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Golden State drafted Thompson 11th overall

It looks like the future of the Atlanta Thrashers wont be made any clearer in the next few days. According to sources, there will be no announcement regarding the sale and relocation of the club before next Tuesday at the earliest. Confidentiality ...

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It was still so early," Seager said. NOTES:

INDIANAPOLIS -- Andrew Luck is focused on his new job and will let others contend with the business of football. Two days after picking up his architectural design degree from Stanford, the No. 1 overall draft pick returned to Indianapolis to work ...

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McDonald also did not practice Thursday becaus

Flushing Meadows, NY (Sports Network) - Defending champ and two-time runner- up Novak Djokovic and former champion Andy Roddick were routine first-round winners Tuesday at the U.S. Open. The second-seeded Djokovic walloped Italian Paolo Lorenzi, 6 ...

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Behind in third. Denise Herrmann of Germany wa

One quarter of the way through the NHL season, its time for an early look at the awards races, along with some advanced stats leaders and trailers. At this early point in the season, there are many more players in contention for the awards than ju ...

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Which hammered Les Tricolores 59-16 at

BLAINVILLE, Que. -- Philippe Cadorette stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Baie-Comeau Drakkar beat the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada 4-0 on Sunday night to win their QMJHL best-of-seven semifinal 4-2. Gabryel Paquin-Boudreau and Felix Girard eac ...

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Outlasted Australian Bernard Tomic 6-4,

PATTAYA, Thailand -- Second-seeded Maria Kirilenko of Russia reached the Pattaya Open semifinals by beating Elena Vesnina 7-6 (6), 6-3 Friday. Kirilenko, who last year lost to Ana Ivanovic in the final, will take on Sorana Cirstea of Romania on Sa ...

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They were moved last week. Russo says the

SAN ANTONIO -- Spurs guard Tony Parker said he will play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals after his availability was in doubt because of a mild right hamstring strain. Parker wouldnt address his injury at practice Thursday other than answering "Ill be ...

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