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MLB-RANGERS-DAVIS Rangers activate Khris Davis for 1st time since Andrus deal ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have slugger Khris Davis on their active roster for the first time since acquiring him in the February trade that sent longtime shortstop Elvis Andrus to Oakland. Davis was activated from the injured list before Saturday night’s game against Seattle. The outfielder/designated…

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VIRUS OUTBREAK-NHL NHL relaxes virus protocols for vaccinated playoff teams UNDATED (AP) — The NHL is relaxing virus protocols for teams that reach a threshold for vaccination, just in time for the playoffs. The changes are outlined in a memo viewed by The Associated Press that the league sent to teams and players Friday night. The new protocols take hold…

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VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS NHL relaxes virus protocols for vaccinated playoff teams UNDATED (AP) — The NHL is relaxing virus protocols during the playoffs for teams that reach a threshold for vaccination. The league sent a memo to teams and players Friday night outlining changes that take effect once 85% or more of the traveling party has been fully vaccinated. The changes…

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VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS Five of 30 MLB teams able to relax coronavirus protocols UNDATED (AP) — A fifth major league team has been able to relax coronavirus protocols after 85% of its players and other on-field personnel completed vaccination. Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association made the announcement Friday without identifying any teams. It said seven additional…

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NBA-SCHEDULE Sixers pad lead by rallying past Pelicans UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are a little closer to clinching the top seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference playoffs. The Sixers won their season-high seventh straight game and increased their lead to three games over Brooklyn and Milwaukee by downing the Pelicans, 109-107. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) had 37 points…

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NBA-SCHEDULE Sixers pad lead by rallying past Pelicans UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are a little closer to clinching the top seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference playoffs. The Sixers won their season-high seventh straight game and increased their lead to three games over Brooklyn and Milwaukee by downing the Pelicans, 109-107. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) had 37 points…

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NBA-SCHEDULE Sixers pad lead by rallying past Pelicans UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are a little closer to clinching the top seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference playoffs. The Sixers won their season-high seventh straight game and increased their lead to three games over Brooklyn and Milwaukee by downing the Pelicans, 109-107. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) had 37 points…

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NBA-SCHEDULE Sixers pad lead by rallying past Pelicans UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are a little closer to clinching the top seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference playoffs. The Sixers won their season-high seventh straight game and increased their lead to three games over Brooklyn and Milwaukee by downing the Pelicans, 109-107. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) had 37 points…

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NBA-SCHEDULE Sixers pad lead by rallying past Pelicans UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are a little closer to clinching the top seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference playoffs. The Sixers won their season-high seventh straight game and increased their lead to three games over Brooklyn and Milwaukee by downing the Pelicans, 109-107. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) had 37 points…

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MLB SCHEDULE Cubs extend win streak CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs didn’t suffer any letdown after their three-game sweep of the defending World Series champions. The Cubs have run their winning streak to four games as Zach Davies allowed five hits in seven scoreless innings of a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh. Joc Pederson had three hits and an RBI…