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Blue Jays, Rangers benches empty in massive brawl

In the 8th inning of Sunday’s game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers, a brawl broke out that resulted in punches being thrown, and several ejections. With Toronto at-bat, and Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista at first base, a ground ball was hit to Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre. Beltre threw to second base, and Bautista met ...

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Why You Should Root For the Sharks

Apr 14, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44), right wing Joel Ward (42), center Tomas Hertl (48), and  right wing Joonas Donskoi (27) celebrate a goal in the second period of the game one of the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Sharks Should Be Earning Your Support We’re down to the Final Four of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. That means there’s a pretty dang good chance that the team you root for has either been long-eliminated or honing their golf game since the start of the playoffs. So now that we’re down to the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Tampa Bay ...

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Fabricio Werdum set to fulfill lifelong dream at UFC 198

Fabricio Werdum

On Saturday, just the fourth stadium show in the promotion’s storied history will take place when UFC 198 featuring a heavyweight title fight between reigning champ Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic takes over Curitiba, Brazil for an event that’s loaded with local mma legends. But while the event will also include a middleweight title eliminator between fellow Brazilians Jacare Souza ...

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Jimmy Fallon: Tonight Show Superlatives

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Fallon Mocks NHL Players in Annual Tradition There are many traditions in the NHL. Playoff beards, handshakes, and overtimes make up most of each postseason. Some are new, like Jimmy Fallon mocking players’ faces on The Tonight Show. That’s right, it’s time for another edition of Tonight Show Superlatives, in which Fallon hands out high-school yearbook awards to NHL players ...

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Vancouver Canucks: Top 5 Draft Targets

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Canucks Begin Rebuild With 5th Pick The 2014-15 season was the unofficial beginning of the rebuild effort in Vancouver and it showed by the product put on the ice in 2015-16. The Canucks finished second from the bottom in the top-heavy Pacific Division, posting a 31-38-13 record that put them only ahead of the Edmonton Oilers in the standings. They ...

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Penguins Topple Caps in OT to Win Series

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Penguins Deal Caps Yet Another Disappointing Playoff Exit Another year of regular season results, another playoff with an early exit. Such is the way of life for the Washington Capitals. Despite overcominh a 3-0 hole to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6, the Caps couldn’t hold on for the win, losing in overtime and ultimately dropping the series 4-2. The ...

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Okposo, Nielsen Face Uncertainty with Islanders

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Forwards Future with Islanders Uncertain General Manager Garth Snow knows that his New York Islanders could look quite different heading into the 2016-17 season after returning the same group that made the playoffs in 2015 after missing out the previous year. Then again, there was some good news when it was announced earlier today that top-pairing defenseman Travis Hamonic had ...

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Report: Nationals sign Stephen Strasburg to long-term extension

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In a shocking development, the Washington Nationals have agreed to a long-term extension with pitcher Stephen Strasburg, according to Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post. Stephen Strasburg has signed a "significant long-term extension" with the Nationals, according to a person familiar with the situation. — Chelsea Janes (@chelsea_janes) May 10, 2016 Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports the deal for ...

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Angels’ Andrelton Simmons to have thumb surgery

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a tear in his left thumb that will require surgery, the team announced Monday. Simmons has a “full thickness tear” of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb, according to the Angels. INJURY UPDATE: Andrelton Simmons will require surgery to repair a full thickness tear of the ulnar collateral ligament of his ...

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Lightning In Dangerous Groove

(Sporting News)

Lightning Thriving Without Stamkos There were many who had their doubts about the Tampa Bay Lightning. After all, it’s reasonable to do just that when a team loses a star the caliber of Steven Stamkos. So after the star center went out with a blood clot, many wondered just how far the Lightning could go in the playoffs. Well 10 ...

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