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Trump considering full pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships.

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Friday's Games NHL Playoffs First Round Winnipeg 5 Minnesota 0 (Winnipeg wins series 4-1) Philadelphia 4 Pittsburgh 2 (Pittsburgh leads series 3-2) Colorado 2 Nashville 1 (Nashville leads series 3-2) --- AHL Playoffs First Round (best-of-five) Charlo
Curry cleared for modified practice after knee injury

Curry cleared for modified practice after knee injury

OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been cleared to take part in modified practices but will be out at least one more week with a left knee injury.
Brian Boyle, Roberto Luongo, Jordan Staal nominees for Masterton Trophy

Brian Boyle, Roberto Luongo, Jordan Staal nominees for Masterton Trophy

NEW YORK — Forward Brian Boyle of the New Jersey Devils, goaltender Roberto Luongo of the Florida Panthers and forward Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes were named the finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Saturday.
Colin Kaepernick honoured by Amnesty for inequality protests

Colin Kaepernick honoured by Amnesty for inequality protests

AMSTERDAM — Human rights organization Amnesty International has honoured former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.
Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers kept insisting this team was different. Anyone who doubted them coming into the playoffs understands now.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NHL Playoffs First Round Winnipeg 5 Minnesota 0 (Winnipeg wins series 4-1) Philadelphia 4 Pittsburgh 2 (Pittsburgh leads series 3-2) Colorado 2 Nashville 1 (Nashville leads series 3-2) --- AHL Playoffs First Round (best-of-five) Charlo
Avalanche stay alive, beat Predators 2-1 to force Game 6

Avalanche stay alive, beat Predators 2-1 to force Game 6

NASHVILLE — Injuries left the Avalanche playing their backup to the backup goaltender while needing a victory to stave off elimination. The goalie nicknamed the "Hamburglar" came through.
Defence found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

Defence found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

MILWAUKEE — Length and athleticism make the Milwaukee Bucks a dangerous team with the ball. When they defend the way they did on Friday night against the Boston Celtics, they're nearly unstoppable.
Hellebuyck makes 30 saves, Jets beat Wild in Game 5 to advance to Round 2

Hellebuyck makes 30 saves, Jets beat Wild in Game 5 to advance to Round 2

WINNIPEG — Bryan Little's teammates were happy they could deliver something special to the veteran Winnipeg forward.