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Cap's Alex Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

When he was frequently scratched in the first three months of the regular season, he was unhappy with his role on the team and there was discussion of requesting a trade for that reason. Except they didn't. In the biggest period in franchise history, the Capitals managed five shots on goal. He said , "For players, we carry a lot of our pasts with us, for sure".



Packers Close Draft On The Offensive After Drafting Wisconsin Linebackers

But Biegel - for his passion, relentlessness, electric energy and distinctive hairstyle (aka a mullet with a "W" shaved into it) - turned heads, as well. The Packers addressed what many considered to be their biggest offseason need, doubling up in the process later in the second round with hybrid defensive back Josh Jones from North Carolina State.



49ers won the NFL Draft's first day

Sure, general manager John Lynch gets lots of credit for engineering a trade to move back one spot, pick up three more selections, and still get the guy he wanted in the first place. In all, five first round picks (including the picks they were selected with) and four third round picks were invested in these young quarterbacks. That sent a ton of good defensive talent down the draft.



Kawhi Leonard will not play against the Rockets in Game 6 tonight

Coming off the bench, he was providing a spark the Rockets needed from a bench that was already thin to begin with. "(The) Rockets really need to step it up", Eric, who is a Rockets fan, said . The Spurs just one win away from advancing in the NBA Playoffs but the Rockets hot on their tail. Warriors interim head coach Mike Brown has plenty of time to prepare his squad for the Western Conference Finals, and he knows it.



No practice round is no problem for Mickelson

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. "Two good yardages, two good shots and two good putts", he said after becoming the sixth player to record two eagles on the back nine in the same round at The Players. Consider the plight of Adam Scott and Sergio Garcia, who played in the same group. As for Baddeley, he would have had an even better day but for a triple bogey seven on the par-four seventh hole where he hit his tee shot into water.


Carrick 'desperate' to win Europa League

Carrick 'desperate' to win Europa League

For all of United manager Jose Mourinho's pre-match bluster about fielding a weakened team, his only concession to youth in eight changes from his midweek Europa League team was 19-year-old defender Axel Tuanzebe , who made his Premier League debut.