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NBA doles out plenty of punishments during charged weekend of playoff action.

The Spurs' DeMar DeRozan, the 76ers' Jimmy Butler, the Nets' Jared Dudley were all fined, while Brooklyn GM Sean Marks earned a one-game suspension for entering the referees' locker room after a Game 4 loss.



Orioles allow no long balls, but their late comeback attempts fall short.

‘It’s awful’: Open roof at Marlins Park leaves Nationals hitters frustrated.

From good-luck charm to pariah: Kate Smith statue is removed by Flyers.

Like the New York Yankees, the team had earlier stopped using her rendition of "God Bless America" because some of her recordings "evoke painful and unacceptable themes."



How more than 100 U.S. soccer players abroad fared this weekend.

Colts owner Jim Irsay now owns John Lennon’s ‘Sgt. Pepper’ piano.

Khris Davis owns sports’ greatest statistical oddity ever.

Davis is trying to extend a statistically improbable, spiritually uplifting streak — he has hit .247 four consecutive seasons.



Anthony Rendon out against Marlins, but Nationals confident he can avoid injured list.

Holton-Arms lacrosse’s Hong sisters making most of season together.

Senior Stephanie Hong and freshman Serena will play together only this year, but they are clearly comfortable on the field with one another.



‘Going out with no regrets’: One last viral performance from UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi.

The 22-year-old gender studies major, who helped bring exuberance back to a scandal-ridden sport, is ready for what comes next.



Capitals’ penalty kill comes up big in Game 5 blowout of Hurricanes.

TV and radio listings: April 21.

Capitals forward T.J. Oshie suffered broken collarbone, unlikely to play again this postseason.

The Capitals dedicated their 6-0 victory in Game 5 on Saturday night to Oshie, whose name was chanted repeatedly by the Capital One Arena crowd.