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‘Sweet Caroline’ Played at Ballparks Across Country as Baseball Pays Tribute to … – NESN.com

‘Sweet Caroline’ Played at Ballparks Across Country as Baseball Pays Tribute to Boston Marathon Tragedy (Video) On Tuesday, the New York Yankees paid their respects to Boston and the recent tragedy by playing Neil Diamond‘s “Sweet Caroline” between innings, mirroring the Fenway Park tradition. However, New York certainly wasn’t the only team to pay tribute [...]

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Kevin Durant concedes scoring title in nerdiest way possible – USA TODAY

This is how official NBA business is conducted in 2013. Kevin Durant conceded the NBA scoring title to Carmelo Anthony on Instagram Wednesday morning. He did so with a screen shot of an iPhone note. Durant posted on his Instagram account, @sniperjones35: “SITTING OUT TONIGHT’S GAME, if you disappointed I didn’t try to go for [...]

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Remembering Pat Summerall’s last Super Bowl – NOLA.com

Remembering Pat Summerall. TV tweet of the day so far. TV Wednesday. TV Linkzilla Daily for 4/17/13 starts now. Sports announcer Pat Summerall died Tuesday (April 16) in Dallas at age 82. Florida-born, he was an all-state athlete who went on to play college football at Arkansas and for the Chicago Cardinals and New York [...]

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New Spur Tracy McGrady just might win a playoff series after all – Los Angeles Times

Tracy McGrady has never won an NBA playoff series, despite leading the league in scoring twice during a pro career that started back in 1997. But even though he’s been out of the league completely this season, McGrady will get another chance to pursue that elusive second-round postseason appearance. San Antonio has signed the [...]

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NBA betting guide and point spreads – Playoff field finalized tonight – SportingNews.com

Lakers, Jazz in pursuit of final spot Follow The Linemakers on Twitter Dwight Howard’s Lakers and Al Jefferson’s Jazz both look to secure the West’s final playoff seed in NBA action tonight. It will take all 82 games to fill out the Western Conference’s playoff field, with the final seat going to the Los Angeles [...]

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Ducks, NCAA agree on many ‘major’ violations; UO proposes probation – KATU

EUGENE, Ore. – The University of Oregon proposed a self-imposed two-year probation and the loss of a scholarship for three years because of possible recruiting violations involving the Ducks’ football program. The NCAA began looking into possible violations following an anonymous tip about payments Oregon made to recruiting services, including a $25,000 payment to Willie [...]

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Atlanta Braves – TeamReport – Chicago Tribune

The home runs, all off reliever Kevin Herrera, came within a span of four batters and gave the Braves five home runs for the game. Juan Francisco had homered twice earlier off Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie. Heyward hit his second of the season with one out in the eighth to break a 2-2 tie, [...]

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Jonathan Papelbon: Obama ‘wants to take our guns’ – Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

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A’s pound Houston 11-2 – San Francisco Chronicle

Nate Freiman hit his first big-league homer Monday night, but his thoughts were firmly back home after the bombings in Boston. Freiman is from Wellesley, the midpoint of the Boston Marathon, and he grew up going to see the runners come through town every year. Often, his family also would attend the Red Sox‘s Patriots’ [...]

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Streaking Busch Faces Kansas Challenge – Auto Racing Daily

The Kyle Busch that won 100 NASCAR national series races at a record clip largely disappeared in 2012. He fashioned just one victory overall and missed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™. News flash: He’s back. And how. Busch posted his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory of the year in Texas to [...]

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