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Rangers’ Zuccarello out indefinitely with upper body injury

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is out indefinitely with what the team calls an upper body injury.

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Sharks near agreement to extend lease in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks are close to finalizing an agreement to extend their lease at the SAP Center.

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Soccer candidate flubs party affiliation in stump speech

In this Jan. 22, 2015 file photo, professional soccer player Cuauhtemoc Blanco raises his arm after pre-registering to run for mayor in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Blanco has only just left the pitch for politics, but he's already scored an own-goal in his campaign for mayor of Cuernavaca. At a campaign event in April, Blanco urged his backers to "support the PRD," the initials of the Democratic Revolution Party. Unfortunately, Blanco is running on the ticket of the small Social Democrat Party, or PSD. (AP Photo/Tony Rivera, File)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican Soccer star Cuauhtemoc Blanco has only just left the pitch for politics. But he’s already scored an own-goal in his campaign for mayor of Cuernavaca.

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Raptors disappoint again in playoffs

Toronto Raptors' coach Dwane Casey addresses a season wrap-up news conference in Toronto on Monday, April 27, 2015. The Raptors were swept from the post-season after a 125-94 loss in Game 4 against the Washington Wizards. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — For the sixth time in seven playoff appearances, the Raptors are finished after the first round.

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Nationals’ Scherzer to miss start with sprained thumb

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Scherzer will not make his scheduled start for Washington against Atlanta on Tuesday night because of a sprained right thumb.

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