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NHL: Penguins-Capitals rivalry highlights playoffs’ second round

| | Apr 25 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

It is the playoff format everyone loves to hate, but say this for the NHL’s divisional setup: It is serving up a tasty feast of rivalries in the second round.

  1. | Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:05am

    It is the playoff format everyone loves to hate, but say this for the NHL’s divisional setup: It is serving up a tasty feast of rivalries in the second round.

  2. | Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:05am

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Stephen Curry had 37 points before sitting out the final quarter and the Golden State Warriors welcomed back teammate Kevin Durant with a 128-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night to sweep their first-round playoff series.

  3. | Posted: Apr 24 2017 - 12:05am

    INDIANAPOLIS — LeBron James made a 3-pointer with 68 seconds left, helping the Cleveland Cavaliers sweep their playoff series against the Indiana Pacers with a 106-102 victory on Sunday.

  4. | Posted: Apr 24 2017 - 12:05am

    BOSTON — Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal 6:30 into overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday to win their first-round playoff series in six games.

  5. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

  6. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Marc Gasol hit a 12-foot floater with 0.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the San Antonio Spurs 110-108 Saturday night to even up their first-round series at 2-2.

  7. | Posted: Apr 22 2017 - 12:05am

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook figured out that he didn’t have to do it all.

  8. | Posted: Apr 22 2017 - 12:05am

    BALTIMORE — Dylan Bundy took a five-hitter into the eighth inning, Manny Machado homered and the surging Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 2-0 Friday night.

  9. | Posted: Apr 21 2017 - 12:05am

    One of the spoils of being champion: The New England Patriots will kick off the NFL season on Sept. 7 by hosting the Kansas City Chiefs.

  10. | Posted: Apr 21 2017 - 12:05am

    INDIANAPOLIS — LeBron James celebrated another milestone with the greatest second-half comeback in playoff history.

  11. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 12:05am

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  12. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 12:05am

    HOUSTON — Russell Westbrook put up gaudy numbers on Wednesday night.

  13. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 12:05am

    In 2012, when he was 22 years old, Aaron Hernandez signed a record $40 million contract with the New England Patriots. Only five years earlier, Hernandez had been working menial jobs in his hardscrabble hometown of Bristol, Connecticut, where he drove through fading neighborhoods in a $300 used car he had bought with money borrowed from friends.

  14. | Posted: Apr 20 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots made a traditional celebratory visit to the White House Wednesday, a normally joyous ritual marred by the prison suicide hours earlier of former teammate Aaron Hernandez.

  15. | Posted: Apr 19 2017 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES — Buoyed by a newfound sense of urgency, the Clippers took it to the Utah Jazz from the opening tip. The patch of real estate under the basket was all theirs, all game.