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Lou Lamoriello reportedly going to Islanders to head hockey operations

The Vegas Golden Knights, in their inaugural season, advanced to the Stanley Cup final on Sunday, defeating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 in Game 5 of the Western Conference final. The architect of the New Jersey Devils’ most successful era, Lou Lamoriello, is headed to Long Island to take over the hockey

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Potential NBA lottery pick Lonnie Walker: ‘The Earth is definitely an illusion’

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Scott Gleeson fills you in on which prospects are impressing at the NBA draft combine in Chicago. Lonnie Walker IV, the freshman guard from Miami projected to be taken in the middle of the first round of June’s NBA draft (he goes 16th to the Phoenix Suns in our

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LeBron James plays peek-a-boo with daughter during Cavs win

For the first time during the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James and the Cavaliers appeared to be having some fun. With a comfortable lead over the Celtics late in the fourth quarter of Game 3, James was so relaxed he played a game of peek-a-boo w…

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Capitals beat Penguins in OT to advance to conference finals

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov’s breakway goal 5:27 into overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Monday night, and a berth in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in 20 years. Kuznetsov took a lead pass from Alexander Ovechkin and

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Capitals beat Penguins in OT to advance to conference finals

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov’s breakway goal 5:27 into overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Monday night, and a berth in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in 20 years. Kuznetsov took a lead pass from Alexander Ovechkin and

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Capitals end Penguins’ run, years of heartbreak. Is it their time?

SportsPulse: The Vegas Golden Knights were never supposed to be here in the first place, but now their shot at a title is becoming more realistic than ever. Our NHL insider Kevin Allen on how this team has done the unthinkable. In a season in which the…

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Why the Tampa Bay Lightning can win the Stanley Cup

When the Tampa Bay Lightning swung a major trade with the New York Rangers before this year’s deadline, defenseman Ryan McDonagh was considered the key acquisition. But Lightning coaches were as happy to land winger J.T. Miller in the deal. Miller proved his value Sunday when he delivered the go-ahead

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Predators vs. Jets: 3 things to watch in Game 6 of NHL second-round playoff series

Predators reporter Adam Vingan recaps the rout Nashville received at home by Winnipeg and how that might play out in Game 6. Here are three things to watch as the Predators prepare for Game 6 of their second-round playoff series against the Winnipeg Je…

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Predators vs. Jets: 3 things to watch in Game 6 of NHL second-round playoff series

Predators reporter Adam Vingan recaps the rout Nashville received at home by Winnipeg and how that might play out in Game 6. Here are three things to watch as the Predators prepare for Game 6 of their second-round playoff series against the Winnipeg Je…

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Predators vs. Jets: 3 things to watch in Game 6 of NHL second-round playoff series

Predators reporter Adam Vingan recaps the rout Nashville received at home by Winnipeg and how that might play out in Game 6. Here are three things to watch as the Predators prepare for Game 6 of their second-round playoff series against the Winnipeg Je…

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Predators vs. Jets: 3 things to watch in Game 5 of NHL second-round playoff series

Predators reporter Adam Vingan explains how the Nashville Predators showcased defense to take back the momentum in the series against Winnipeg. WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Here are three things to watch as the Predators prepare for Game 5 of their second-roun…

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Predators vs. Jets: 3 things to watch in Game 5 of NHL second-round playoff series

Predators reporter Adam Vingan explains how the Nashville Predators showcased defense to take back the momentum in the series against Winnipeg. WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Here are three things to watch as the Predators prepare for Game 5 of their second-roun…

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Predators vs. Jets: 3 things to watch in Game 5 of NHL second-round playoff series

Predators reporter Adam Vingan explains how the Nashville Predators showcased defense to take back the momentum in the series against Winnipeg. WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Here are three things to watch as the Predators prepare for Game 5 of their second-roun…

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Predators vs. Jets: 3 things to watch in Game 5 of NHL second-round playoff series

Predators reporter Adam Vingan explains how the Nashville Predators showcased defense to take back the momentum in the series against Winnipeg. WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Here are three things to watch as the Predators prepare for Game 5 of their second-roun…

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Former Dickson County, Vols punter Trevor Daniel headed to NFL’s Houston Texans

Dickson native and Tennessee punter Trevor Daniel during his time with the Cougars and the Vols. DICKSON – When the call finally came, Trevor Daniel knew he could relax. It wasn’t from an NFL team, but the former Dickson County and Tennessee Volunteers punter’s agent was on the other line. If

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Why LeBron James’ NBA playoff ride will come up short

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the Cavs’ Game 7 win over the Pacers and looks ahead to their next series against the Raptors. Time catches up with us in different ways, but it still catches up, even to the greats. If you’ve loved the LeBron James Show during these

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