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Canadiens grab 3-0 series lead with 3-2 win

Players from the Montreal Canadiens celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning following Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Montreal, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens looked as if they would cruise to an easy win when Rene Bourque scored only 11 seconds into the game.

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Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

In this June 8, 2001 file photo, former middleweight boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, left, is escorted by an unidentified security guard into the venue where Laila Ali and Jacqui Frazier-Lyde will box each other in Verona, NY. Carter, who spent almost 20 years in jail after twice being convicted of a triple murder he denied committing, died at his home in Toronto, Sunday, April 20, 2014, according to long-time friend and co-accused John Artis. He was 76. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser, File)

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

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Murphy delivers for Indians in 6-4 win

Cleveland Indians' David Murphy hits a three-RBI double off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Aaron Loup in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Cleveland. Carlos Santana, Michael Brantley and Asdrubal Cabrera scored. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona gave his team a pep talk Saturday after they lost for the seventh time in nine games.

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Perez scores in 88th, Dallas tops Toronto 2-1

FC Dallas' Matt Hedges, center, tries to redirect a corner-kick as he is squeezed by Toronto FC's Steven Caldwell (13) and Justin Morrow, right, during an MLS soccer game on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Mark M. Hancock) MANDATORY CREDIT, NO SALES, MAGAZINES OUT, TV OUT, INTERNET USE BY AP MEMBERS ONLY

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Second-half substitute Blas Perez scored in the 88th minute to lift FC Dallas a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night.

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Bats fall silent as Indians lose 5-0

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nick Swisher admits the Cleveland Indians are scuffling.

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