Ovechkin scores 35th goal in Capitals’ 3-2 win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 35th goal, and the Washington Capitals reclaimed the top spot in the Metropolitan Division with a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday. John Carlson had a goal and assist and Philipp Grubauer stopped 32 shots in a game Washington led …

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Must-see BP: Yanks’ Stanton, Judge hit together for 1st time

TAMPA, Fla. — Giancarlo Stanton homered off the scoreboard in left-centre and hit three opposite-field homers to right. Aaron Judge drove a pitch over the left-field walkway and also went deep to right. The New York Yankees’ first full-squad batting practice of spring training drew about 2,000 fans Monday. The …

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Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

PARKLAND, Fla. — Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot. And each service takes its toll …

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Briana DeJesus: Javi Marroquin Is Harassing Me!

It hasn’t been easy keeping track of all the developments in Briana DeJesus’ life over the past few weeks, so here’s a brief recap of everything that’s transpired. It all started when Briana traveled to Miami to undergo plastic surgery. Despite the fact that she had broken up with Javi …

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Blackhawks ban 4 from home games due to racist taunt

CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks have banned four fans from their home games for directing racist taunts toward Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly. The Blackhawks also apologized to Smith-Pelly and the Capitals. “Racist comments and other inappropriate behaviour are not tolerated by the Chicago Blackhawks,” team spokesman Adam Rogowin said …

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Man City’s quadruple bid ends in shock FA Cup loss to Wigan

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City’s pursuit of a quadruple ended on Monday when it was surprisingly eliminated from the FA Cup by losing at third-division Wigan 1-0. Wigan beat City in the 2013 FA Cup final, and this time Will Grigg’s late goal was enough for the League One side …

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Watson, Giants finalize deal that guarantees $9 million

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Left-hander Tony Watson and the San Francisco Giants have finalized a two-year contract that includes a player option for 2020, a deal that guarantees the former All-Star reliever $9 million. The deal announced Monday could be worth $26 million over three years, including performance bonuses. Among the …

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Frankfurt beats Leipzig as fans vent fury over Monday games

BERLIN — Eintracht Frankfurt came from behind to beat Leipzig 2-1 as its fans vented their fury in the first of five contentious Monday night games to be played in the Bundesliga. Timothy Chandler and Kevin-Prince Boateng cancelled out Jean-Kevin Augustin’s early strike as Frankfurt overtook Leipzig to go third …

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