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Former Expos executive Jim Fanning dies at 87

In this Oct. 9, 1981, file photo, Montreal Expos manager Jim Fanning, center, files an official game protest with home plate umpire Bruce Froemming, left, during a division playoff game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia, Pa. Fanning, the longtime Expos executive who managed the franchise to its only playoff appearance in Canada, has died. He was 87. The Toronto Blue Jays confirmed Fanning's death Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/File)

TORONTO (AP) — Jim Fanning, the longtime Montreal Expos executive who managed the franchise to its only playoff appearance in Canada, has died. He was 87.

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The 1st round of NBA playoffs seems way too easy for LeBron

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James slams a dunk against the Boston Celtics during the second half of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Thursday, April 23, 2015. James had 31 points as the Cavaliers defeated the Celtics 103-95, taking a 3-0 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James.

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Dickey hit hard as Blue Jays lose 12-3 to Rays

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher R.A. Dickey throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, April 24, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It was one of those nights for R.A. Dickey and his knuckleball.

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Senators beat Canadiens 5-1 to force Game 6

Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson, second from left, celebrates with teammates Milan Michalek (9), Kyle Turris (7), Patrick Wiercioch (46) and Mark Stone (61) after scoring against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period of Game 5 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Craig Anderson made 45 saves and the Ottawa Senators avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.

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Garber: MLS wants top Americans despite Klinsmann’s view

In this June 11, 2014, file photo, MLS Commissioner Don Garber speaks to reporters prior to an MLS soccer game between the Montreal Impact and DC United in Montreal. Garber says the MLS will keep on pursuing the top American players, even if U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann thinks they will improve more with European clubs.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says the league will keep on pursuing the top American players, even if U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann thinks they will improve more with European clubs.

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