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Florida’s Chris Walker leaves school early for NBA draft

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida forward/center Chris Walker has declared for the NBA draft, becoming the second player to leave coach Billy Donovan’s program in the last month.

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Prado’s tiebreaking single in 8th helps Marlins top Nats 3-2

Miami Marlins' Mat Latos hits a single that scored Ichiro Suzuki during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

MIAMI (AP) — Martin Prado broke a tie with an eighth-inning single, and four pitchers combined on a six-hitter to help the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Friday night.

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Success in NHL playoffs hinges on best players being stars

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop, middle, celebrates with Ryan Callahan as Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk (13) skates off the ice after a Tyler Johnson goal in overtime of Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Detroit. Tampa Bay won 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A group of young, emerging prospects are moving to the forefront in the first round of the NHL playoffs. Of course, there are several key veterans having an impact on their series as well.

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Dolphins officials duck questions about underachiever Jordan

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — When given a chance Friday to voice support for underachieving defensive end Dion Jordan, Miami Dolphins officials took a pass.

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Marlins outfielder Yelich goes on DL with lower back strain

MIAMI (AP) — For the next 10 days, at least, Ichiro Suzuki is an everyday outfielder again.

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