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Stamkos, Lightning on verge of spot in Stanley Cup finals

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) is congratulated by right wing Ryan Callahan (24) after shutting out the New York Rangers 2-0 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos knows what it’s like to come close to getting to the Stanley Cup finals and wind up not playing on the NHL’s biggest stage.

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FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal, Djokovic finally get started

Defending champion Spain's Rafael Nadal poses for a selfie with an unidentified boy after a  training session for the French Tennis Open at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, May 22, 2015 in Paris. The French Open starts Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

PARIS (AP) — Two most-talked-about men at this year’s French Open, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, finally play their first matches on Tuesday.

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Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup.

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Berdych breezes past Japanese qualifier at French Open

Russia's Maria Sharapova returns in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Estonia's Kaia Kanepi at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — Maria Sharapova was unfazed by the boos she heard when leaving the center court of Roland Garros on Monday without treating the crowd to a post-match interview. After all, she had good reasons to rush to the locker room.

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Capello set target of World Cup semifinal with Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia coach Fabio Capello has been told that his team’s target should be a World Cup semifinal at home in 2018.

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