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Porter stops Berto in ninth round of welterweight bout

Shawn Porter fought through cuts above each eye and Berto's wide eyelid gash caused for mid-round check-ups three times during the fight. He rocked Berto, 33, of Winter Haven, Florida, again in the third round, sending him into the ropes.



Browns have fielded calls about No. 1 pick, aren't looking to trade

Certainly there is a chance that this is the ultimate bluff by Brown, but it appears that the Patriots in fact were not bluffing when they leaked to Adam Schefter last month that they would not make Garoppolo available. We just don't think that's a good way to do business over time. But are we planning on it or is that the plan? You start to look at where that actually can be.



Sharks' Thornton improving, but still uncertain for Game 2

It wasn't the start the Sharks were looking for against the skilled upstart Edmonton Oilers, a franchise that hadn't seen the playoffs in over a decade. The Sharks have an all-time Game 2 record of 16-19, including 7-12 on the road. "We were confident we could go out and turn things around (after the first period)", said Couture.



Mike Babcock's postgame remarks following Leafs Game 3 win over Capitals

Babcock primarily used a four-man rotation Saturday night after Polak went down. "The game is over if they score", Toronto coach Mike Babcock said. For the Capitals, whose ghosts of the past are still hanging around and haunting the team, there is a chance that the opposite might occur. The Leafs, meawhile, could not bury some fortunate bounces in Washington's zone and were starting to fire away in desperation.


Chelsea edge past Tottenham to enter FA Cup final

Chelsea edge past Tottenham to enter FA Cup final

Antonio Conte: "I think that now at Chelsea we are in a period of transition". The centre-back was ruled out after spending two days in hospital with a virus as Nathan Ake excelled in his place, and Conte may face a tough call on whether the youngster keeps his role.