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Paul Broadhurst, Kirk Triplett win Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf

RIDGEDALE, Mo. — Kirk Triplett holed out from a bunker for birdie on the first playoff hole Sunday in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf to lift himself and partner Paul Broadhurst past Bernhard Langer and Tom Lehman. Broadhurst and Triplett closed with a 6-under 48 on the Top of the Rock par-3 course to match Langer and Lehman at 24 under. Langer and Lehman had a 47, playing the front nine in alternate shot and the back nine in better ball. Kirk Triplett, left, won his sixth PGA…

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Jose Calderon will start at point guard for Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 vs. Indiana Pacers

The Cleveland Cavaliers will start Jose Calderon at point guard for Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers, the team announced Sunday. Calderon will take over for George Hill, who was ruled out of the game with back spasms. Hill was initially hurt in Game 1 of the first-round series when Pacers forward Trevor Booker set a back screen on him. He played in Games 2 and 3 before his back “locked up,” according to Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue. Hill received four shots in between Games 3 and 4 to try…

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Sean Couturier of Philadelphia Flyers has hat trick in loss despite torn MCL

Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier added another chapter to the book on hockey player toughness, scoring three goals and assisting on two others — while playing on a torn MCL. Couturier’s effort wasn’t enough to keep the Flyers from getting eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs with an 8-5 loss to Pittsburgh, but it will no doubt earn him respect across the NHL. Couturier injured his right knee in a practice collision with a teammate Tuesday and missed Game 4 of the series. But with his team down 3-1 in…

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Future of kickoff to be discussed at NFL summit

6:37 PM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 The NFL is finalizing plans for a summit to continue an unprecedented offseason discussion about player safety, a league spokesman confirmed. The meeting, planned for May 1-2 at NFL headquarters in New York, will include a focus on the future of the kickoff. There is no indication that the kickoff could be eliminated for this season. But the league has moved with uncommon speed in recent months…

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Delino DeShields of Texas Rangers back earlier than expected

Delino DeShields is back in the Rangers‘ lineup, about a week earlier than anticipated after he fractured the hamate bone in his left hand in Texas’ second game of the season. The Rangers activated DeShields on Sunday. He is playing center field and batting leadoff against the Seattle Mariners. He had surgery and had been expected to miss four to six weeks. He was 3-for-6 in the minors during a two-game rehabilitation stint. Outfielder Carlos Tocci, who helped to fill in for DeShields in center field during his absence, was…

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County Championship: Yorkshire on course to beat Nottinghamshire

Ben Coad took 50 wickets for Yorkshire last season at an average of 20.86 Specsavers County Championship Division One, Emerald Headingley (day three): Yorkshire 256 & 334: Ballance 82, Bresnan 68*; Ball 3-69 Nottinghamshire 188 & 181-8: Libby 38; Coad 4-55 Nottinghamshire (3 pts) need 222 more runs to beat Yorkshire (5 pts) Scorecard Yorkshire impressed with the bat and ball to put themselves on course to beat Nottinghamshire at Headingley. After rain wiped out much of the first session, Harry Gurney took three quick wickets, including Gary Ballance (82),…

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Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart to have thumb re-evaluated

MILWAUKEE — Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart will have his injured thumb reevaluated Tuesday in New York and, if cleared for contact, believes he could be available for a potential Game 6 of an Eastern Conference first-round series against the Milwaukee Bucks. Smart underwent surgery to repair a torn UCL in his thumb on his shooting hand last month. He had previously expressed hope to be back as early as Game 7 of the first round but believes he could return to game action sooner. “Right now, [a Game 6…

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Former NFL kicker Jay Feely apologizes for photo with gun

Former NFL kicker Jay Feely has apologized after posting a picture on his Twitter account of himself carrying a gun next to his daughter and her prom date. Wishing my beautiful daughter and her date a great time at prom #BadBoys pic.twitter.com/T5JRZQYq9e — Jay Feely (@jayfeely) April 22, 2018 The original post went up Saturday, and he posted the apology on Sunday, saying: “The prom picture I posted was obviously intended to be a joke. My Daughter has dated her boyfriend for over a year and they knew I was…

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Liege-Bastogne-Liege: Bob Jungels claims solo win in one-day classic

Bob Jungels finished 37 seconds ahead of Michael Woods Luxembourg’s Bob Jungels claimed a surprise victory in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day classic. Quick-Step Floors rider Jungels rode to a solo victory, with Canada’s Michal Woods winning a sprint finish for second for EF Education First-Drapac. France’s Romain Bardet claimed third for AG2R La Mondiale. Fleche Wallonne winner Julian Alaphilippe took fourth, as the challenges of Vincenzo Nibali and Michael Matthews failed to materialise. Dutchwoman Anna van der Breggen won the women’s race to complete the Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege double for…

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