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MLB:

In an all interleague day in baseball, the Yankees bested Miami 9-4, Boston topped Atlanta 5-2, Toronto trumped the Mets 7-1, Pittsburgh edged the White Sox 3-2, Philadelphia slid past Baltimore 2-1, Minnesota won against St. Louis 2-1, Houston doubled up Colorado 8-4, San Diego beat Oakland 3-1, the Angels defeated Arizona 7-1, Tampa Bay bested Washington 5-3, Cleveland edged the Cubs 4-3, Kansas City slid past Milwaukee 3-2, San Francisco blanked Seattle 7-0, and it was the Dodgers over Texas 1-0.

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NHL:

In the NHL playoffs, Montreal tripled up Tampa Bay 6-2, the Lightning lead the series 3-1 and it was Chicago over Minnesota 4-3 to advance to the Western Conference finals with a 4-0 series sweep.

The New York Rangers are on the brink of elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Washington Capitals lead the series 3-1 and can eliminate the Rangers in Game 5 tonight in New York. The Rangers have vowed to feed off the home crowd to stave off elimination.

NCAA:

In the NCAA Lacrosse tournament, the UAlbany men’s team will face off against No. 8 Cornell tomorrow at 9 p.m. in Ithaca. Today at 2 p.m. the UAlbany women’s team will go head to head with Penn for the spot against No. 4 Syracuse.

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In baseball, in the American League, the Yankees edged Baltimore 4-3 while Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for fourth on the career home run list, connecting for Number 661. Detroit beat the White Sox 4-1, Kansas City topped Cleveland 7-4, Minnesota won against Oakland 6-5, Texas defeated Tampa Bay 5-4, and it was Houston over the Angels 3-2. Boston starts a series tonight at 7 p.m. against Toronto.

NBA:

In the NBA, Memphis topped Brooklyn 95-86, Houston beat Phoenix 127-118, Chicago bested Sacramento 104-86, Detroit trumped Charlotte 106-78, and it was Denver over the Lakers 106-96.

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A lawyer for the University of Miami's former pitching coach says Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal investigators he used steroids. Attorney Frank Quintero Jr. has told The Associated Press that the New York Yankees third baseman confessed to steroids use, according to Drug Enforcement Administration documents provided by the government to lawyers in the case. The Miami Herald first reported Rodriguez admitted to using steroids in a January interview with DEA agents and prosecutors.

Miami Beats Boston 93-86; MLB Players Angry At A-Rod

Jan 22, 2014

In the NBA, Miami blew an 18-point lead before scoring the last nine points in a 93-86 win over Boston.

The Brooklyn Nets got big contributions from their reserves in a 101-90 victory against Orlando. Andray Blatche scored a team-high 18 points. It was the Nets' eighth victory in nine games.

It was Oklahoma City over Portland 105-97 with Kevin Durant scoring 11 of his 46 points in the final 3:23.

Sacramento beat New Orleans 114-97. Rudy Gay tied a career high with 41 points.

And Utah fell to Minnesota 112-97.

In the NBA, New York has a five-game winning streak after Carmelo Anthony provided 29 points and 16 rebounds in a 98-96 overtime win against Phoenix. Raymond Felton added 19 points for the Knicks.

Houston was a 104-92 winner at Boston behind Dwight Howard's 32 points and 11 rebounds. James Harden and Jeremy Lin each had 16 points as the Rockets moved into a tie for fifth with Golden State in the West.

A-Rod Storms Out Of Grievance Hearing

Nov 21, 2013
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In baseball, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing after an arbitrator refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify.

In a statement Rodriguez said he was disgusted with the process and wouldn’t participate any further.

In a blockbuster trade, the Texas Rangers acquired first baseman Prince Fielder and cash considerations from the Detroit Tigers for second baseman Ian Kinsler.

The move gives the Tigers some contract relief and it opens the door to shift two-time defending AL MVP Miguel Cabrera to first base.

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In the NFL, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was knocked out of Monday night's 27-20 loss to the Chicago Bears with an injury to his non-throwing shoulder. As a result, the Packers fell into a three-way tie for the top spot in the NFC North with Detroit and the Bears at 5-4. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he had no exact diagnosis of Rodgers' injury.

Dolphins Beat Cincinnati, NYC Braces For Marathon

Nov 1, 2013
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In the NFL, the Miami Dolphins ended a four-game losing streak grabbing a 22-20 triumph over Cincinnati.

Cameron Wake tackled Andy Dalton in the end zone with 6:38 remaining in overtime. The safety capped a game in which Miami blew a 17-3 lead before dropping the Bengals to 6-3. Officials reviewed Wake's third sack of the game before confirming the safety.

Mike Carp Hits Grand Slam, Jeter Out For Season

Sep 12, 2013
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In baseball, just two games separate five teams vying for the final American League wild-card berth.

Tampa Bay's lead continued to shrink with a 7-3 loss to the Red Sox. Mike Carp had a pinch-hit grand slam in the 10th inning. It was the first pinch-hit grand slam for Boston since Kevin Millar hit one at Milwaukee on June 7th, 2003.

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