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In a game filled with big bodies moving at speed, it was a moment frozen in time. With 12 seconds left in the first half Monday night, Cleveland's Kevin Love targeted LeBron James with an ally-oop pass. The Cavs star soared, his yellow-sleeved elbow at the height of the rim. more »
Canada's shutout of Finland to win the country's second consecutive men's hockey world championship provided more proof that the system devised by Mike Babcock and his coaching staff for the past two Olympics gets results, writes Tim Wharnsby. more »
Joe Pavelski scored two goals, including the go-ahead score in the opening minute of the third period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference final on Monday night. more »