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Canadiens’ Beaulieu to miss game with upper-body injury

MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec (AP) — Montreal Canadiens defenseman Nathan Beaulieu will miss the rest of the first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators with an upper-body injury.

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Shorter, Di Meola, Cullum to headline Montreal Jazz Festival

MONTREAL (AP) — The world’s largest jazz festival returns to Montreal this summer with Wayne Shorter, Al Di Meola, Jamie Cullum and Dee Dee Bridgewater among the headliners.

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Ducks rally for 5-4 OT win, lead series 3-0

Anaheim Ducks Ryan Kesler (17) celebrates with Jakob Silfverberg (33) after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of game three NHL playoff hockey action in Winnipeg, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Fired up for the first NHL playoff game in town in 19 years, Winnipeg Jets fans booed Corey Perry off the ice in warmups and cheered every icing call against the Anaheim Ducks.

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Bettman: Jets return could be example for Vegas

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, speaks to media prior to game three NHL playoffs between the Winnipeg Jets' and Anaheim Ducks in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monday, April 20, 2015.  (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — What the True North ownership group has done since getting the Winnipeg Jets from Atlanta could be an example for Las Vegas if the group led by Bill Foley is awarded an expansion franchise.

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Little guys will need to come up big for Celtics, Mavs

Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas (4) loses the ball after a foul by Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) in the second quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

While LeBron James and his star-studded supporting cast were firing away at underdog Boston in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series, the smallest guy on the court for the Celtics was putting up the biggest fight.

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