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The Capitals are focused on the Islanders, not Barry Trotz

3 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

As Washington prepares for its first-round playoff series, set to begin Wednesday in Toronto, the team is downplaying the encounter with its former coach.
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The NHL playoffs in a bubble will be weird, wacky and unprecedented. Strap in

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

What once seemed unlikely now seems probable: an entire playoff hockey tournament played inside two bubbles.
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MacKinnon and the Avalanche take on Arizona to start playoff series

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Arizona Coyotes (33-29-8, fifth in the Pacific Division during the regular season) vs. Colorado Avalanche (42-20-8, second in the Central Division during the regular season)
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Konecny and the Flyers take on Montreal to begin playoff series

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Montreal Canadiens (31-31-9, fifth in the Atlantic Division during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (41-21-7, second in the Metropolitan Division during the regular...
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Ovechkin and the Capitals take on New York to start playoff series

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

New York Islanders (35-23-10, fifth in the Metropolitan Division during the regular season) vs. Washington Capitals (41-20-8, first in the Metropolitan Division during the...
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Blazers still battling for postseason as they face Mavs

3 hours ago   |   National Post

The stretch run of the seeding round in the NBA's Orlando-area bubble comes with significant playoff implications for the Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks, who meet...
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In NHL playoffs, it's time to talk about betting chalk

In NHL playoffs, it's time to talk about betting chalk

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

After the NHL's revised playoff format of round robins for the top four seeds in each conference and qualifying series for seeds 5-12, the Stanley Cup tournament really gets...
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Elliott: Young stars should get noticed as NHL playoffs go on

5 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

This season's Stanley Cup playoffs create a chance for young stars-in-the-making to shine on center stage.
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NBA's Top Stats, Best Highlights, Updated Playoff Picture from Aug. 10 Results

6 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Jimmy Butler authored the latest chapter in the rivalry between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers. Butler shut down T.J. Warren, who up until Monday night was the hottest...
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It's absurd people are worried about Bruins after losing glorified exhibition games

7 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

If you ask our Joe Haggerty, the panic level for Bruins fans entering this weeks playoff round after an admittedly limp performance in the round-robin games is bordering on the...
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Trout homers twice, helps Angels rally to 10-9 win over A's

Trout homers twice, helps Angels rally to 10-9 win over A's

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Kuzma's 3-pointer lifts Lakers to 124-121 win over Nuggets

Kuzma's 3-pointer lifts Lakers to 124-121 win over Nuggets

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AP source: Indians' Clevinger flew with team after violation

AP source: Indians' Clevinger flew with team after violation

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Rangers win NHL draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

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McCullers throws 7 scoreless, Astros beat Giants 6-4

McCullers throws 7 scoreless, Astros beat Giants 6-4

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Raptors beat Bucks 114-106; key players for both teams sit

Raptors beat Bucks 114-106; key players for both teams sit

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Chris Boucher scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Toronto Raptors defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-106 on Monday. Read more ...

Heat stifle Warren, close in on No. 4 seed with 114-92 win

Heat stifle Warren, close in on No. 4 seed with 114-92 win

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jimmy Butler returned from a foot injury and scored 19 points, Derrick Jones scored 18 off the Miami bench and the Heat kept T.J. Warren largely in... Read more ...

Astros' McCullers no-hit bid broken up in 7th against Giants

Astros' McCullers no-hit bid broken up in 7th against Giants

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Cabrera and Soto power Nationals to 16-4 rout of Matz, Mets

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