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Nabokov earns shutout as Isles top Canadiens 2-0

New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20) stops Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

MONTREAL (AP) — The New York Islanders had all the energy, and they came out with a victory over the listless Montreal Canadiens.

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Jim Molinari steps down at Western Illinois

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Jim Molinari has resigned as Western Illinois’ basketball coach.

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Cubs blow 4-run lead, fall 5-4 to Pirates

Chicago Cubs' Nate Schierholtz, top, scores on a wild pitch as Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) makes a late tag during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs were sailing along with a four-run lead behind Travis Wood. That changed once he turned it over to the bullpen.

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Alvarez hit go-ahead HR, Pirates hold off Cubs 5-4

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Chicago.  (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.

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White Sox OF Garcia to miss rest of season

Chicago White Sox Avisail Garcia (26) makes a diving catch on a drive to right by Colorado Rockies DJ LeMahieu during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox say outfielder Avisail Garcia will miss the rest of the season because of a tear in his left shoulder.

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