University of Massachusetts men’s hockey head coach Greg Carvel had a simple request with three minutes remaining and his Minutemen leading St. Cloud State 5-0 in the NCAA Division I National Championship game. “I asked them to soak it in, that they earned this,” Carvel told the ESPN broadcast after the Minutemen earned the program’s …

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The University of Massachusetts Minutemen have won their first-ever NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey National Championship. The Minutemen earned a dominant 5-0 win over St. Cloud State on Saturday night at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. It capped a season in which UMass ran through both the Hockey East tournament as well as the NCAA’s …

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The Guardian Penalty call: coaches ejected for flouting Augusta’s phone rules As some players’ mentors have found out in Masters week, this grand old club will punish anyone who breaks its traditions Spectators at the 18th green of the Masters, which stands alone as a tournament that denies the general use of mobile phones. Photograph: …

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Phil Lagunov probably will go down in history for the University of Massachusetts hockey program. The senior forward scored an absolutely filthy goal in the second period of the NCAA Men’s Hockey National Championship game against opposing St. Cloud State on Saturday night. It gave UMass a commanding 3-0 lead after the Minutemen had scored …

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He did not get the New York Mets, but it sounds like Alex Rodriguez is about to own a different professional sports team. The former Major League Baseball star is teaming up with billionaire Mark Lore to purchase the Minnesota Timberwolves from current majority owner Glen Taylor, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The two would …

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Ramon Laureano goes 3-for-4 with a homer as Athletics cruise to 7-3 win over Astros | FOX Sports Ramon Laureano went 3-for-4 and hit a moonshot homer for the Oakland Athletics as they defeated the Houston Astros by a score of 7-3. A’s start Frankie Montas had a solid outing, striking out five and giving …

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The Boston Bruins’ blue line may have been dealt another short-term hit during Saturday’s loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. Matt Grzelcyk left Saturday’s game after the first period and now is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. The Bruins are already without Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo while the plan was to give Kevan Miller a …

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ST. LOUIS — Blues forward Robert Thomas is out week-to-week with an upper-body injury suffered late in the team’s 9-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night, as head coach Craig Berube announced before Saturday night’s rematch with Minnesota. Thomas missed six weeks earlier this season with a broken thumb. The 21-year-old forward has …

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ST. LOUIS — Blues forward Robert Thomas is out week-to-week with an upper-body injury suffered late in the team’s 9-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night, as head coach Craig Berube announced before Saturday night’s rematch with Minnesota. Thomas missed six weeks earlier this season with a broken thumb. The 21-year-old forward has …

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Things have improved for the Vancouver Canucks over the last few days, and the team should be back on the ice soon. The NHL announced Saturday the Canucks will resume their regular season Friday after postponing all of the team’s games between March 31 and April 14. As a result, Vancouver will not finish the season now …

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