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For the Saints, back to business as usual
NEW ORLEANS — Even as Sean Payton tried to make the best of his one-season bounty banishment from the NFL by spending time with his children, getting in shape and playing golf, he often compared his punishment to prison time....
Sports world keeps eye on Oklahoma
The massive tornado that ripped through a handful of Oklahoma City suburbs grabbed the attention of the sports world on Monday, especially for the players and coaches with ties to the area....
Red Wings top Blackhawks to take series lead
DETROIT — Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored 31 seconds apart midway through the second period and Pavel Datsyuk restored a two-goal lead in the third to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 Monday night to take a ...
Smith, Colon lead Athletics past Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas — Seth Smith homered and scored three times, Bartolo Colon pitched seven strong innings for his first win in nearly a month and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-2 on Monday night....
Savvy Spurs get best of Grizzlies in Game 1 of Western Conference finals
SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs opened the Western Conference finals resembling the past champions who’ve been there so many times before....
Bruins go up 2-0 on Rangers
BOSTON — Claude Julien wanted his Bruins to play more aggressively in the third period. The Boston coach got his wish with the help of some shaky defense by the New York Rangers....
Oxbow vs. Orb in the cards
BALTIMORE — Another year, another Triple Crown hopeful unable to come through....
No time to waste during Indy qualifying
INDIANAPOLIS — Bump Day at Indianapolis followed the script. No surprises, no drama and no drivers getting bumped....
Bracing for impact
MIAMI — A year ago when Miami and Indiana faced off in the postseason, there were blood-drawing hits, flagrant fouls, technical fouls, choke signs being directed toward LeBron James and more than a few sharp-tongued comments....
Cardinals beat Lohse again
ST. LOUIS — Kyle Lohse was the St. Louis Cardinals’ ace last season. Maybe they know too much about him....
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