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Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral

ABC News / Sports 53 sources

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown is preparing for his funeral

Upstart Maple Leafs ousted in heartbreaking overtime loss to Capitals [Photos]

Toronto Sun 86 sources

The Maple Leafs kids were more than all; right during the 2016-17 season.

Utah Jazz mascot crushes man who pushed a kid during on-court contest

By now you’ve likely seen those bubble balls (giant inflatable balls) that people get into during a break at a sporting event. It’s comical to watch, because people have difficulty … Click to Continue »

Celtics' Isaiah Thomas plays through grief to beat Bulls: 'Mentally I'm not here'

Isaiah Thomas says he is playing through grief after the death of his sister, drawing strength from the rest of the Boston Celtics. Thomas scored 33 points, and the Celtics beat the Bulls 104-95 on Sunday to level their first-round playoff…

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Then and now: 15 N.J. football stars headed for the 2017 NFL Draft

NJ.com / Sports 13 sources

Before they starred in college, these prospects made their marks in NJ.

It's possible the Patriots will keep Malcolm Butler in 2017 after all

As momentum appears to be shifting with Malcolm Butler's situation, it's still difficult to decipher if a potential trade is dead or if the Patriots and Saints are posturing in the days before the draft.

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Father of Florida State NFL Draft prospect fatally shot

Miami Herald 21 sources

This should have been an exciting week for former Florida State receiver Travis Rudolph, who is expected to be selected in the 2017 NFL Draft, which begins Thursday. Instead, Rudolph … Click to Continue »

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Messi's Clasico for the ages

ESPN 228 sources

With free-flowing action, style, controversy, and drama, the FC crew debate if it can be marked as the best El Clasico ever. Sometimes they live up to the hype. Sometimes they surpass it. From the neutral's perspective, Sunday night's…

Complete 2017 NFL draft order the Lions' recent history in each round

MLive.com / Sports 8 sources

Detroit picks 21st overall in the first round Thursday night.

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Hell of a game. Hell of a series. Hell of a season: Arthur

This Leafs team could be great next season. Not good, great. They have cap space and youth.

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APNewsBreak: Dodgers, Yankees cut projected luxury tax bills

ABC News / Sports 29 sources

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills _ just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season

Ohio teen killed in track-and-field accident

Cleveland.com 29 sources

Ethan Roser, 19, was a freshman at Wheaton College.

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8 tweets that defined Game 6 of the Sens-Bruins series

CBC.ca 33 sources

Clarke MacArthur's overtime winner gave the Senators a 3-2 win and sends them into the next round against the New York Rangers. Here's how Game 6 played out on social media.

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Clippers can't hold late lead; Jazz even the series 2-2

Fox News / Sports 47 sources

Joe Johnson took it to the Clippers down the stretch once again.

Warriors ‘in great hands’ with Mike Brown

SFGate / News 21 sources

Steve Kerr watched the Warriors’ Game 3 win Saturday night with his son, Nick, at their hotel suite in downtown Portland.

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Capitals knock out Maple Leafs in Game 6

Marcus Johansson ties game late in third and nets series winner in OT in Game 6 at Air Canada Centre.

Isaiah Thomas, Celtics get even with Bulls

CHICAGO — There has been an Isaiah Thomas watch for the week since his sister’s death, with every bit of body language, every grimace and every smile dissected.

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Daniel Murphy grand slam dooms Mets in 6-3 loss to Nationals

Ten minutes. That is how long it took for the Mets' chances of salvaging the final game of their series against the Nationals to plummet

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Game blog: Cardinals keep streak alive with victory over Brewers

Leake pitches, bats Cardinals to their sixth win in last seven games. Brewers fall 6-4.

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Westbrook goes on rant defending Thunder teammates

The Eagle / Sports 30 sources

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder guard Russell Westbrook went on a rant defending his teammates after Sunday's 113-109 loss to the Houston Rockets.

Steve Kerr to miss Game 4, status for rest of playoffs in doubt

SFGate / News 49 sources

Steve Kerr will miss Game 4 of the first round Monday as he continues to seek a solution to his nagging pain, the Warriors’ head coach told reporters Sunday afternoon.

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Yankees drop rubber game to Ivan Nova and Pirates

Ivan Nova got some revenge against his former team.

NBA Playoffs 2017: Rudy Gobert will play Game 4 of Jazz vs. Clippers

CBSSports.com 25 sources

The Jazz big man was injured just 17 seconds into Game 1, and has not played since

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Senators advance as Clarke MacArthur nets OT winner against Boston

CBC.ca 39 sources

Clarke MacArthur scored the winner 6:30 into overtime as the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday afternoon to win their Eastern Conference quarter-final series in six games.

Sunday, Apr 23

Canadiens' season ends with 3rd straight loss to Rangers

CBC.ca / Sports 57 sources

Mats Zuccarello scored two goals in an 11:05 span in the second period to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-finals Saturday.

Warriors hold off Blazers to take 3-0 series lead

SFGate / News 45 sources

Warriors hold off Blazers to take 3-0 series lead

Paajarvi sends Blues to second round with OT winner

Stltoday.com / Sports 143 sources

The play was set up by Sobotka, who joined the Blues late in the season

Warriors’ Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 3 vs. Blazers

SFGate / News 95 sources

Head coach Steve Kerr has said that he would only play Durant, who missed Game 2 with a left calf strain, if the eight-time All-Star is 100 percent healthy.

Saturday, Apr 22

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner on DL after dirt-bike accident in Colorado

The Denver Post 64 sources

The injuries, described by the MLB's official Twitter account, were bruised ribs and a shoulder sprain sustained during a "dirt bike accident."

Washington’s Justin Williams beats Maple Leafs in overtime

Toronto Star 31 sources

Capitals take 3-2 series lead after teams go beyond regulation for fourth time in five games.

Chelsea 4-2 Tottenham Hotspur: FA Cup semi-final – as it happened

Chelsea won a six-goal Wembley thriller, Nemanja Matić scoring one of the sweetest Wembley goals.

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

ABC News / Sports 77 sources

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is out for the remainder of the playoffs with a toe injury suffered in Friday night's win against the Utah Jazz

Friday, Apr 21

Prosecutors: Dortmund bus attack suspect acted out of greed

CTV News / Sports 298 sources

A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen took out a five-figure loan to bet that Borussia Dortmund shares would drop, then bombed the soccer team's bus in an attack he tried to disguise as Islamic terrorism in a scheme to net millions, German…

Lawyer: Pats should pay Hernandez victims’ families $6M

Boston Herald 45 sources

The New England Patriots should voluntarily hand over a multimillion-dollar payment to the grieving families of the men Aaron Hernandez was charged with killing, according to an attorney representing the mother of the only victim for which…

See the full New Orleans Saints schedule for 2017

NOLA.com / Sports 68 sources

They open Monday night in Minnesota

Officials: Aaron Hernandez's death ruled a suicide

Boston Herald 216 sources

Aaron Hernandez's death has been ruled a suicide, officials announced in a release today that also says the disgraced ex-Patriot left three hand-written notes and had jammed cardboard in the door of his cell before taking his own life.

Thursday, Apr 20

Hockey Night in Canada: Rangers vs. Canadiens, Game 5

CBC.ca / Sports 41 sources

The Montreal Canadiens return home for Game 5 against the New York Rangers on Thursday night at 7 p.m. ET on Hockey Night in Canada. Watch coverage with our free live stream on the CBC Sports app or tune in to CBC-TV.

Hernandez atty: Family wants to donate brain for research

CBS News 158 sources

Jose Baez accused the medical examiner's office of misconduct for not yet releasing the former NFL star's brain to Boston University's CTE center

NFL player Rob Gronkowski interrupts Sean Spicer's press briefing – video

New England Patriots player Rob Gronkowski offers to help Sean Spicer with his press briefing on Wednesday. The NFL tight end put his head around the door during a visit to the White House commemorating the Patriots’ Super Bowl win

Williams confirms major news but deletes Snapchat photo alluding to it

A spokeswoman for Serena Williams confirmed the tennis star is pregnant and due in the fall

Wednesday, Apr 19

Donald Trump salutes Patriots in White House ceremony

It was all smiles for the Patriots at the White House today as President Donald Trump honored the team for its victory in Super Bowl LI.

ALERT: Serena Williams Is 20 Weeks Pregnant!

TURN ON THE SIREN. RING THE BELL. SCREAM UNTIL YOU CAN SCREAM NO LONGER. FOR SERENA WILLIAMS IS PREGNANT. I REPEAT: SERENA WILLIAMS. IS. PREGNANT.

Bulls do it again, stun Celtics 111-97 to take 2-0 series lead

Chicago Tribune 62 sources

BOSTON — All teams take two buses from the team hotel to the arena, typically leaving 30 minutes apart. More often than not, rookies and players who aren't getting much playing time go on the first bus for extra pregame work while veterans…

AARON HERNANDEZ DEAD Former NFL star and convicted murderer kills self in prison

Fox News / U.S. 537 sources

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots star who was convicted of murder in 2015, killed himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning, officials said.