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  • Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, of Finliand, looks up to the video screen as a tribute to local law enforcement is played before the start of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Saturday, April 20, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

    Hockey returns to Boston, Penguins top Bruins 3-2 and clinch home-ice advantage in playoffs

    Howard Ulman, The Associated Press

    BOSTON – Another emotional video tribute. Another stirring performance of the national anthem by a packed arena. Another hockey game in Boston. The sport returned to the city Saturday, a day after a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was captured, and the fans welcomed their Bruins back with cheers and greeted the Pittsburgh Penguins

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  • FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2008 file photo, Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) General Secretary Chuck Blazer, left, and President Jack Warner chat during a news conference, in Miami. A CONCACAF ethics and integrity committee have accused Warner and Blazer of enriching themselves with the regional soccer organization's money, in a 100-page report presented at the group's congress in Panama City, Friday, April 20, 2013, with FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter in attendance. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

    Trinidad’s opposition party seeks resignation of security minister Jack Warner

    The Associated Press and Juan Zamorano, The Associated Press

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – The leader of Trinidad’s main opposition party is seeking the resignation of former soccer executive Jack Warner, who currently serves as the island’s national security minister. Opposition leader Keith Rowley said late Friday that he will present the issue for debate in Parliament next week. Warner has been a special adviser to

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  • Arsenal's Per Mertesacker, left, celebrates his goal against Fulham with teammate Nacho Monreal during their English Premier League soccer match at the Craven Cottage ground in London, Saturday, April 20, 2013. Arsenal won the match 1-0. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Arsenal wins to consolidate top-4 place; Stoke, Sunderland, Norwich claim important victories

    Steve Douglas, The Associated Press

    LONDON – Arsenal consolidated its position in the Champions League places with a nervy 1-0 win at Fulham on Saturday, while Sunderland, Stoke and Norwich grabbed huge victories to boost their hopes of surviving relegation from the English Premier League. Per Mertesacker’s 43rd-minute header proved enough for Arsenal to climb provisionally above Chelsea into third

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  • Flames sign goalie MacDonald amid Kiprusoff retirement speculation

    The Canadian Press

    CALGARY – The Calgary Flames have signed goaltender Joey MacDonald to a one-year contract worth $925,000. The Flames announced the move Saturday, a day after longtime Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff played what some are speculating as the final home game of his career with the club. The Flames acquired MacDonald off waivers from the Detroit

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  • Connor McDavid has two-point game to lead Canada to 3-1 win over Germany

    The Canadian Press

    SOCHI, Russia – Connor McDavid of the Erie Otters scored for the second straight game to lead Canada in a 3-1 win over Germany on Saturday at the IIHF under-18 world championship. McDavid finished with a goal and an assist as Canada improved to 2-0 at the tournament. Canada opened the tournament with a 4-1

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  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his car during the third free practice ahead the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit, in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, April 20, 2013. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg takes pole at Bahrain GP in front of Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso

    Michael Casey, The Associated Press

    SAKHIR, Bahrain – Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg took pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday, finishing ahead of Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull and Fernando Alonso of Ferrari for the event held amid anti-government protests in the divided nation. Rosberg posted his second career pole and the best performance of the year for

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  • NL Capsules

    The Associated Press

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Matt Harvey outpitched Stephen Strasburg in a marquee matchup of young aces, escaping a late bases-loaded jam while the crowd chanted his name and leading the New York Mets over the Washington Nationals 7-1 Friday night. Ike Davis and Lucas Duda each hit two home runs, providing an ample cushion for

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  • AL Capsules

    The Associated Press

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Yu Darvish struck out 10 while allowing only three hits over seven innings for Texas, and the Rangers had their biggest inning of the season in a 7-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. In his first start in a week, and 33rd in the major leagues, Darvish (3-1) had

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  • Stoughton scores a key double at Players’ Championship for 3-2 win over Martin

    The Canadian Press

    TORONTO – Winnipeg’s Jeff Stoughton scored a double in the final end to beat Edmonton’s Kevin Martin 5-4 on Friday at curling’s Players’ Championship. Stoughton has won three in a row heading into the playoffs. He lost his opening round-robin match to Regina’s Steve Laycock. Martin tried to score a deuce in the fourth with

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  • Friday’s NHL Capsules

    The Associated Press

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – The New York Rangers scored five times in a span of less than 3 minutes and Brad Richards notched his first NHL hat trick in an 8-4 rout of the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. The five-goal spurt at the end of the opening period and the beginning of the second was

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