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Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993.


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Wizards go up 2-0 after road victory in Chicago

Bradley Beal scored 26 points as the visiting Washington Wizards overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to win 101-99 on Tuesday night and grab a 2-0 lead over the Chicago Bulls in their first-round playoff series.

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Rangers open 2-1 series lead with road win

Right winger Martin St. Louis and defenseman Dan Girardi each had a goal and assist, goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves and the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.

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Mizzou coaching search update: April 22, 2014

ESPN reports UTEP's Tim Floyd is a candidate for Missouri job.

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Cabrera's bat comes alive in Tigers' 8-6 win

First baseman Miguel Cabrera broke out of a batting slump with three hits and three RBIs, including his second home run this season, and the Detroit Tigers hung on for an 8-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday at Comerica Park.

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Bruins shut out Wings, take 2-1 series lead

Boston is wary of the Detroit Red Wings' speed, but it was the Bruins who were the swifter team on Tuesday night.

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DeRozan, Raptors even series with Nets

Guard DeMar DeRozan had 15 of his game-high 28 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 100-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series at Air Canada Centre Tuesday night.

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Canadiens complete series sweep of Lightning

Left winger Max Pacioretty scored with 42.6 seconds remaining in the third period as the Montreal Canadiens completed their first playoff series sweep in 21 years with a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.

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Fernandez strikes out 14 in Marlins' 1-0 win

Once Miami manager Mike Redmond saw the kind of stuff that starting pitcher Jose Fernandez had, he knew it might be a good night for his team to change its luck away from home.

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Redskins' Snyder insists again: No name change

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder insisted again on Tuesday that he will not change the team's name despite continuing objections by Native Americans.

Albert Pujols, 500th home run

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Pujols belts 500th career homer

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit the 500th homer of his career on Tuesday night in the fifth inning of a game against the Washington Nationals.

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