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Wizards head to playoffs with win

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- Bradley Beal stood at his locker near the middle of a noisy Washington locker room and expressed a thought that Wizards' players haven't felt for a few years. Full Story

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Harper scratched from Nats' lineup against Marlins

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- Outfielder Bryce Harper was scratched from the Washington Nationals' game at Miami because of tightness in his left quadriceps, but he's expected to return to the lineup Thursday. Full Story

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Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

Thu Apr 17, 2014

- Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack. Full Story

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Hockey title puts tiny Union on the sports map

Tue Apr 15, 2014

- After tiny Union College toppled the heavyweights of hockey for the national title, its president, Stephen Ainlay, couldn't resist a little cheerleading. Full Story

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Soccer coming to Bravo, Syfy, Oxygen, CNBC, E!

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- Soccer is coming to some U.S. television networks better known for reality shows, dramas or financial news. Full Story

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Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- Roger Federer is prepared to skip tournaments -- including possibly the French Open -- to be with his wife when she gives birth again. Full Story

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This Date In Baseball

Thu Apr 17, 2014

- John McGraw, only 26, made his managerial debut with the Orioles. He led them to a 5-3 victory over the New York Giants, a team he later managed for more than 30 years. Full Story

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Duke's Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro

Tue Apr 15, 2014

- Jabari Parker says he plans to meet with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday, and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year. Full Story

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Duke's Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro

Tue Apr 15, 2014

- Jabari Parker says he plans to meet with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday, and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year. Full Story

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At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

Thu Apr 17, 2014

- Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours. Full Story

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MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades. Full Story

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AP PHOTOS: Hikers take to mountains for winter fix

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- Joe Murdzek was leading a group of friends when he encountered a short, steep snowfield about a mile and a half below the summit of Mount Adams, the Northeast's second-loftiest peak. Full Story

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Rays-Orioles game postponed by rain

Tue Apr 15, 2014

- Tuesday's night game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles was postponed by rain. Full Story

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Heat lose 114-93 to Wizards; Pacers get top seed

Tue Apr 15, 2014

- LeBron James' only visible significant role was that of postgame heckler, interrupting Michael Beasley's interview amid a loose, upbeat locker room that normally wouldn't jibe with a 21-point loss -- or throwing in a towel in the race for a No. 1 seed. Full Story

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Chen sharp as Orioles beat Archer and Rays 7-1

Tue Apr 15, 2014

- Wei-Yin Chen pitched better than he had all season, and Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer was never worse. Full Story