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  • Flyers clinch top seed in East with 4-1 win over Lightning

    Rookie Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Saturday night to clinch the Eastern Conference’s top seed through the playoffs. The Lightning not only dropped the game in completing preliminary round-robin play with a 2-1 record, Tampa Bay’s star defenseman Victor Hedman did not return after appearing to twist his right ankle while going down untouched midway through the first period. The Lightning did not provide any details on the 2017 Norris Trophy winner’s status except to announce he would miss the remainder of the game.

  • Booker's 35 points lead surprising Suns past Heat 119-112

    Devin Booker scored 35 points and Jevon Carter added a season-high 20 points as the Phoenix Suns remained undefeated in the NBA restart, beating the Miami Heat 119-112 on Saturday night. Carter made six of eight 3-pointers as the Suns improved to 5-0 in the restart. ''I think this bubble opportunity was big for us and we're taking advantage of it,'' Booker said.

  • Dustin Johnson emerges from a pack to lead PGA Championship

    Dustin Johnson lost his yardage book and still found his way through an enormous crowd of contenders Saturday, making eight birdies at Harding Park for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead in the PGA Championship. In this case, his brother had a spare yardage book. One possibility is Brooks Koepka hoisting the Wanamaker Trophy for the third straight year, which hasn't happened since Walter Hagen won four in a row in the 1920s when it was match play.

  • DeSclafani , Suarez pace Reds past Brewers, 4-1

    Anthony DeSclafani allowed two singles over six scoreless innings and Eugenio Suarez hit a three-run homer to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. Suarez put the Reds up 3-0 in the first with his second homer of the season. The Reds added a run in the seventh and Milwaukee countered with Brock Holt's sacrifice fly in the eighth.