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Thursday’s Sports Minute

The Thunder secure No. 2 seed, the Cubs' visit to Yankee Stadium doesn't go well, and more.

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Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

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Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.

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Penguins 4, CBJ 1

Brandon Sutter scored on a wrist shot from the left circle 8:18 into the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rally for a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jackets in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.

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Clippers 3, Mud Hens 1

The Clippers plated two runs in the top of the 1st inning and made the lead stand up, beating the Mud Hens 3-1 in Toledo Wednesday night.

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Reds 4, Pirates 0

Johnny Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the playoffs, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Reds over the Pirates 4-0 Wednesday for their first winning series this season.

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Indians 3, Tigers 2

Yan Gomes hit a two-run triple, Zach McAllister allowed a run and four hits in six innings and the Indians held on for a 3-2 win over the Tigers on Wednesday night.

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No playoffs for Cavs

Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd sat his starters for the playoffs and the Nets closed the regular season with a 114-85 loss to the Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

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Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

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Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona

Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper are challenging the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on sexual-assault charges in Arizona.

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Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius plans to adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday.

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Wednesday Sports Minute

Clippers keep pressure on Thunder, Knicks top Nets, Cards shut down Brewers, and more.

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Phelps’s return to swimming shrugged off by fellow Olympians

The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward the 2016 Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers.

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Buckeyes schedule November night game

Night games in November are rare in Big Ten country, where the air is liable to be bitterly cold after sunset at that time of year, but the Buckeyes and Illini are willing to give a try this fall.

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Reds, Pirates split in homerfests

Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole's winning streak and leading the Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays.

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Gratitude, defiance marks Boston bombing memorial

The city and the nation mark the first anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.

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Beckham’s Miami soccer stadium hits snag

Some say David Beckham's plans for a soccer arena at the port of Miami threatens plans to expand the Panama Canal.

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Phelps comes out of retirement ahead of 2016 Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week.

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Prosecutor wraps up 5-day grilling of Pistorius

The prosecutor gave a stark summary of how Pistorius shot his girlfriend, insisting he killed her deliberately after an argument.

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Jackets, Penguins both feel the heat

The Blue Jackets are hoping they have more moments to remember in this year's foray into the Stanley Cup playoffs than they had the last time.

Featured Events

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Cher: Dressed to Kill Tour

Cher’s “Dressed To Kill” tour comes to town on April 30th at Nationwide Arena.

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WWE Smackdown

See all of your favorite Superstars in action including: John Cena, Randy Orton, The Shield and Bray Wyatt & The Wyatt Family.

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Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour

Katy Perry’s “Prismatic World Tour” comes to Nationwide Arena on August 13th.

News

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Could we soon see ‘Mrs. Doubtfire 2?’

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This could be the sequel we've been waiting for.

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Amy Poehler and Will Arnett officially file for divorce

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Though they've been separated since 2012, we're sad to see one of Hollywood's funniest couples split.

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‘Hobbit’ star found guilty in drug case

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Actor Mikael Persbrandt has been sentenced to five months in jail for buying cocaine.