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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) kisses the Stanley Cup after defeating the Nashville Predators in game six of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Penguins blank Predators, repeat as Stanley Cup champs

By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange on June 12, 2017, at 9:03 a.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist (72) hits Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis (4) as he moves the puck during the first period in game five of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at PPG PAINTS Arena. Mandatory Credit: Don Wright-USA TODAY Sports

Penguins on brink of repeat after blowout win

By Shelly Anderson, The Sports Xchange on June 09, 2017, at 10:18 a.m.
New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro (14) and New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Sanchez belts 2 homers as Yankees rout Red Sox

By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange on June 09, 2017, at 6:32 a.m.
Gary Sanchez continued his personal success against David Price, homering in consecutive at-bats as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 9-1 Thursday night.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) falls down while driving to the basket against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the fourth quarter in game three of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Durant-led Warriors rally past Cavs for 3-0 Finals lead

By The Sports Xchange on June 08, 2017, at 11:09 a.m.
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist (72) collides with goalie Matt Murray (30) during play against the Nashville Predators in the third period in game four of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Gaudreau’s goal helps Predators draw level in Final

By John Glennon, The Sports Xchange on June 06, 2017, at 10:19 a.m.
Golden State's Klay Thompson (left) fouls Cleveland's LeBron James in the third quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

Curry’s triple-double leads Warriors to Game 2 rout

By The Sports Xchange on June 05, 2017, at 12:12 a.m.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) loses the ball while defended by Golden State Warriors forward James Michael McAdoo (20) in the first half of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Thursday night.

Curry, Durant help Warriors rout Cavs in Game 1

By The Sports Xchange on June 02, 2017, at 12:30 p.m.
Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop (6) tags out Boston Red Sox left fielder Chris Young (30) for the second out of the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Patrick McDermott-USA TODAY Sports

Orioles blast four homers, take opener from Red Sox

By Todd Karpovich, The Sports Xchange on June 01, 2017, at 11:04 p.m.
Nashville's Viktor Arvidsson (38) takes a shot against Pittsburgh goalie Matt Murray (30) and defenseman Ron Hainsey (65) during the first period in game two of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at PPG PAINTS Arena in Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds

By Shelly Anderson, The Sports Xchange on June 01, 2017, at 12:09 p.m.
Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval (48) hits a single against Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning at Rogers Centre.

Sandoval, Pomeranz spur Red Sox to victory over White Sox

By Tom Musick, The Sports Xchange on June 01, 2017, at 10:15 a.m.
Pablo Sandoval finished 3-for-4 and drove in the go-ahead run in a 4-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
Boston's Deven Marrero (17) celebrates with teammate Christian Vazquez (7) after his two-run home against Texas in the eighth inning of Thursday's game at Fenway Park.

Red Sox complete sweep of Rangers

By Doug Alden, The Sports Xchange on May 26, 2017, at 10:29 a.m.
Boston Red Sox designated hitter Hanley Ramirez (13) celebrates with left fielder Chris Young (30) after a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics during the second inning of Saturday's game at Oakland Coliseum.

Athletics’ power display too much for Red Sox

By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange on May 21, 2017, at 9:17 a.m.
The A’s defeated Boston for the third straight time in the four-game series. They will go for the sweep on Sunday afternoon.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives against Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during the first half in game two of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs on May 19 at TD Garden. Thomas will miss the rest of the season with a hip injury.

Celtics’ prospects dimmed by loss of Thomas for rest of season

By The Sports Xchange on May 21, 2017, at 9 a.m.
Boston's Isaiah Thomas (4) fouls Cleveland's LeBron James during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA's Eastern Conference finals at TD Garden on Wednesday night.

Cavaliers get off to quick start in rout of Celtics

By The Sports Xchange on May 17, 2017, at 11:38 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is sacked by the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, said he has sustained concussions, including one last season.

Wife says Patriots’ Brady had concussion — one not listed on injury report

By Cindy Boren, The Washington Post on May 17, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
Boston Celtics fans are extra excited after the organization won the first pick in the NBA draft lottery held on Tuesday night.
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Celtics win draft lottery; Lakers get No. 2 pick

By The Sports Xchange on May 16, 2017, at 11:51 p.m.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas controls the ball as Washington Wizards guard Brandon Jennings defends during the first half in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series at TD Garden in Boston on Monday night. Boston won 115-105.

Olynyk sparks Celtics past Wizards, into conference finals

By The Sports Xchange on May 15, 2017, at 11:06 p.m.
The Boston Celtics, getting a rare offensive explosion from Kelly Olynyk, advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 115-105 Game 7 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night.
May 13, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (41) pitches during the first inning at against the Tampa Bay Rays Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Sale, Red Sox survive Rays’ HRs

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on May 13, 2017, at 11:36 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

Tom Brady graces cover of ‘Madden NFL 18’

By The Sports Xchange on May 12, 2017, at 3:23 p.m.
Brady, who will turn 40 in August, becomes the oldest player to appear on the cover of the popular EA Sports football video game.
Boston's Mookie Betts (right) celebrates with teammate Xander Bogaerts (2) after hitting a three-run homer in the ninth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on Thursday.
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Red Sox beat Brewers on Betts’ homer in ninth

By Andrew Wagner, The Sports Xchange on May 11, 2017, at 6:58 p.m.