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Koehler, Marlins win 4th in a row, beat Nationals 8-0

Miami Marlins' Dee Gordon runs to first after hitting a single in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — Tom Koehler outpitched Stephen Strasburg, Ichiro Suzuki overtook Sadaharu Oh, and the revitalized Miami Marlins beat the slumping Washington Nationals.

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Altuve leads Astros to 9-3 victory over Athletics

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve celebrates after hitting a three run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The pitching has been stellar, the lineup much deeper and the progress the Houston Astros showed in spring training has carried over to the opening month of the season.

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Islanders beat Capitals 3-1 to force Game 7

New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) and Ryan Strome, right, celebrate a first period goal by center John Tavares against the Washington Capitals during Game 6 during the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. Strome had an assist on the goal. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Islanders captain John Tavares was still attempting to gather his bearings after being leveled in the corner, when he heard the familiar — and welcome — roar go up inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for what could be the last time.

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Eli Tomac wins AMA Supercross race at MetLife Stadium

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Honda’s Eli Tomac raced to his third victory of the AMA Supercross season, beating 450SX series champion Ryan Dungey on Saturday at MetLife Stadium.

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The 1st round of NBA playoffs seems way too easy for LeBron

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James slams a dunk against the Boston Celtics during the second half of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Thursday, April 23, 2015. James had 31 points as the Cavaliers defeated the Celtics 103-95, taking a 3-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James.

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