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Column: Pep Guardiola, too clever for his own good?

AP Photo/Manu Fernandez PARIS (AP) — There is such a thing as being too clever for your own good. Pep Guardiola is undoubtedly smart, but his reluctance to water down his tactical thinking is one reason why his Bayern Munich team won’t win the Champions League this...
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Column: Pep Guardiola, too clever for his own good?

AP Photo/Manu Fernandez PARIS (AP) — There is such a thing as being too clever for your own good. Pep Guardiola is undoubtedly smart, but his reluctance to water down his tactical thinking is one reason why his Bayern Munich team won’t win the Champions League this...
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Late goal gives Lightning victory, 3-0 lead on Canadiens

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Time was running out and the sellout crowd of 19,204 grew impatient, urging the Lightning to take one more crack at Carey Price. Good idea. Tyler Johnson’s only shot of the night slipped past the Montreal goaltender with...
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Late goal gives Lightning victory, 3-0 lead on Canadiens

AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Time was running out and the sellout crowd of 19,204 grew impatient, urging the Lightning to take one more crack at Carey Price. Good idea. Tyler Johnson’s only shot of the night slipped past the Montreal goaltender with...
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Burakovsky lifts Caps past Rangers 2-1 for 3-1 series lead

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — Back when he was 7, Andre Burakovsky tagged along to watch his father play in a professional hockey game in Sweden. The opposing goalie was none other than Henrik Lundqvist. Burakovsky, now barely 20 and an NHL rookie with the...
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Burakovsky lifts Caps past Rangers 2-1 for 3-1 series lead

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — Back when he was 7, Andre Burakovsky tagged along to watch his father play in a professional hockey game in Sweden. The opposing goalie was none other than Henrik Lundqvist. Burakovsky, now barely 20 and an NHL rookie with the...
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Burundi: 1 killed as Burundi political protests continue

AP Photo/Jerome Delay BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Protesters in a neighborhood were chasing down people suspected to be members of a pro-government militia on Thursday as the upheaval against the president took another violent turn. One man fled under a hail of stones and...

Operator of cargo ship seized by Iran says vessel released

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship seized by Iran has been released and the crew members are all in good condition, according to the ship’s operator. Rickmers Ship Management told The Associated Press in an e-mail Thursday that the MV Maersk...
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V-Day in Russia evokes national pride at difficult time

AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin MOSCOW (AP) — If you call history student Nikolai Podchasov on his cell phone these days, you will hear the popular wartime tune “Katyusha” while waiting for an answer. “I just like the song,” explains the 22-year-old...
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Israel’s ultra-Orthodox poised for political comeback

AP Photo/Bernat Armangue JERUSALEM (AP) — The formation of Benjamin Netanyahu’s new coalition government has cleared the way for Israel’s ultra-Orthodox parties to return to power after two years in the opposition. This religious resurgence could have deep...