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Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman firmly plants himself in the Conn Smythe conversation

Hedman has 10 goals and 20 points in 22 games in the postseason.

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Racist comments by UFC fighter goes unrebuked, causes stir

UFC president Dana White did little to repudiate offensive postfight comments made last Saturday by fighter Colby Covington.

Steven Stamkos scores in return, leaves again as Lightning topple Stars in Game 3

The captain, who hadn't played since Feb. 25, scored in the first period to help spark Tampa Bay to a 2-1 lead over Dallas in the Stanley Cup Final.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. crash due to pilot’s error

A pilot’s inability to maintain proper airspeed and the flight crew’s decision to continue an unstable approach and landing likely caused the crash.

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

Sayers was nicknamed “The Kansas Comet” and considered among the best open-field runners the game has ever seen.

Chargers QB Tyrod Taylor believed to have suffered punctured lung from injection by team staffer

Taylor received the pain-killing injection before he was to play against the Chiefs Sunday.

Jamal Murray, Nuggets hang on to win, cut Lakers' lead to 2-1

The Nuggets almost blew a 20-point lead but Murray hit two late 3-pointers.