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  • PCL baseball: Tacoma Rainiers hand Salt Lake Bees their third straight loss, 6-1
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  • Pittsburgh Penguins Patric Hornqvist (72) celebrates his goal with Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby (87) during the first period of Game 3 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) NHL: Penguins top Capitals 3-2 to take 2-1 series lead
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  • PREP SPORTS
    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   ALA’s captain Xavier Medina wins the game with his goal kick. The American Leadership Academy boys soccer team defeated Waterford School, 2-2 (4-3 in PKs), during a sudden death shoot out at their 2A State Championship game, Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Rio Tinto Stadium. Prep sports: Week 8 spring power rankings
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  • File - In this Jan. 18, 2008 file photo, former NFL football player Dana Stubblefield leaves a federal courthouse in San Francisco. Prosecutors say they have charged former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield with the rape of a ’developmentally delayed’ woman. The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office says the 45-year-old Stubblefield was charged Monday, May 2, 2016, with sexually assaulting the woman last year at his Morgan Hill home. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield charged with raping disabled woman
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  • Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James (23) drives on Atlanta Hawks’ Paul Millsap (4) in the second half in Game 1 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, May 2, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) NBA: LeBron, Cavs hold off Hawks 104-93 in Game 1
    Cleveland • Rusty, rested or reeling, LeBron James and the Cavaliers find a way to beat the Hawks in the playoffs every time. James scored 25 points, ...
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  • WNBA: Liberty trade for All-Star guard Shoni Schimmel
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  • Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo watches the math at the bench during the Champions League semifinal soccer match between Manchester City and Real Madrid, at the City of Manchester stadium in Manchester, England, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Jon Super) Soccer: Ronaldo practices again, looks fit to face Man City
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    (Erin Alberty  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Though Mesa Arch is best known for its sunrise views, the rock walls of Canyonlands National Park. catch the western light of dusk in shades of rose and purple. Utah Hike of the Week: Mesa Arch — Canyonlands National Park
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  • Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers yells to players during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers defeated the Clippers 105-94. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) NBA: Rivers says Clippers will not trade Paul, Griffin or Jordan
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