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Josh Allen threw for career highs of 417 yards and four touchdowns in the Bills' 31-28 decision over the Dolphins. Buffalo racked up 524 total yards, with Allen becoming the team's first quarterback to have back-to-back 300-yard games since Drew Bledsoe in 2002.

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The New England Patriots' new quarterback had a better day than the old one. Cam Newton rushed for two touchdowns and the Pats held on to beat the Dolphins 21-11. Newton rushed for 15 times for 75 yards and threw for 155 yards. He guided an offensive attack that did most of its damage on the ground in their first game since the departure of Tom Brady this offseason. Sony Michel added a game-clinching TD run for New England.

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It took double-overtime for the Toronto Raptors to force a Game 7 in the NBA's Eastern Conference semifinals against the Boston Celtics. Kyle Lowry contributed 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists in 53 minutes as the Raptors outlasted the Celtics, 125-122.

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The top seed is out after just two rounds and 10 games of the NBA playoffs. The Heat are in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in six years following a 103-94 win over the Bucks. 

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The Boston Celtics are one victory away from knocking off the defending NBA Champions. The Celts own a 3-2 series lead after Jaylen Brown scored 27 points in a 111-89 blowout over the Raptors. 

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A fit of anger has cost Novak Djokovic a chance to win a fourth U.S. Open title. The top-ranked player and prohibitive favorite was defaulted from his fourth-round match after he accidentally hit a line judge with a tennis ball. 

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A buzzer-beating basket allowed the Toronto Raptors to beat the Boston Celtics, 104-103 and pull within two games to one in the Eastern Conference semifinals. OG Anunoby grabbed a crosscourt inbounds pass from Kyle Lowry and drained a 3-pointer at the horn.

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Tom Seaver was so good, he was given two nicknames. The man called "Tom Terrific" and "The Franchise" has died at age 75. The Baseball Hall of Fame said he passed away Monday following complications from dementia and COVID-19.

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Top-seeded Novak Djokovic breezed past Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 at the U.S. Open. Djokovic is the overwhelming favorite to win his fourth men's championship and he cruised in his first-round matchup at Arthur Ashe Stadium. 

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The Boston Celtics are 5-0 under the NBA Playoff bubble. The Celtics have opened their Eastern Conference semifinal series with a surprisingly easy victory against the defending champs, 112-94 over the Raptors. 

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Professional sports leagues continue to postpone games amid boycotts from players and coaches following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 

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Three NBA games were expected to be played on Wednesday. The players thought otherwise. The games were postponed as players around the league chose to boycott in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice.

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The Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins have traded victories to start their Stanley Cup second-round series. Ondrej Palat scored 4:40 into overtime to give the Lightning a 4-3 triumph over the Bruins, tying the series at a game apiece. 

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The New York Islanders are the lowest seed remaining in the Stanley Cup playoffs, but they were good enough to open their second-round series with a win against the No. 1 Philadelphia Flyers. Semyon Varlamov stopped 29 shots and the Islanders opened their second-round series with a 4-0 win over the Flyers.

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The Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics will tangle in the second round of the NBA playoffs after completing four-game sweeps. The Celtics took advantage of an injury and defeating the 76ers, 110-106. The game changed when Tobias Harris crashed to the floor at the 2:40 mark of the third quarter. Without Harris, Boston went on a 12-0 run and eventually led 96-79 in the opening minutes of the fourth.

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The New York Islanders played their style for 60 minutes and advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs by defeating the Washington Capitals, 4-0 in Game 5. The Dallas Stars used the opposite approach to wrap up their series in six games, scoring seven times on just 24 shots in a 7-3 thrashing of the Flames.

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Jayson Tatum pumped in 33 points and the Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 128-101 to take a 2-0 series lead. Tatum scored a career playoff high for the second straight game after scoring 32 points in the opener Monday. 

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Homers by Brandon Nimmo, J.D. Davis and Amed Rosario powered the Mets past the Marlins, 8-3. Rosario had three RBIs and New York's bullpen blanked Miami over 4 2/3 innings.

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Jayson Tatum had career playoff highs of 32 points and 13 rebounds to guide the Celtics to a 109-101 victory over the 76ers. 

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The Yankees beat the Red Sox for the ninth straight time as Mike Ford contributed an RBI single and a two-run homer in New York's 4-2 victory. J.A. Happ limited Boston to a run and three hits over 5 1/3 innings, including Kevin Pillar's third-inning homer.

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The Boston Bruins were able to win the latest marathon hockey game in Toronto. Patrice Bergeron scored early in double-overtime to give the Bruins a 4-3 win over the Hurricanes in Game 1 of their opening-round series. 

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In the first major league game in Buffalo since 1915, Travis Shaw hit an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays settled into their new nest with a 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins. 

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The Washington Nationals entered Monday's action with a .236 batting average and were ranked next-to-last in the majors with 10 home runs. The defending World Series champs broke out in a big way by pummeling Steven Matz and the New York Mets, 16-4. 

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Rookie Andrés Giménez had three hits and scored three runs as the Mets doubled up the Marlins, 4-2 in the rubber match of the three-game set. New York received shutout ball from its bullpen after winning pitcher Jacob deGrom survived seven hits over five innings.

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A total of 66 players have opted out of the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic, nearly half of them linemen. Twenty offensive linemen and 11 on defense opted out before Thursday's deadline. Players with a medical opt out will receive a $350,000 stipend, whole those voluntarily opting out receive $150,000 as an advance against future salaries.

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Mike Tauchman's tiebreaking double in the seventh inning sent the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies and a split of their seven-inning doubleheader Wednesday. Bryce Harper and J.T. Realmuto homered to back Zack Wheeler and lead the "visiting" Phillies to an 11-7 win in the opener, snapping New York's seven-game winning streak. 

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Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot hit back-to-back 3s to put Brooklyn ahead to stay, and the Nets beat Milwaukee 119-116 to keep the Bucks from clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Luwawu-Cabarrot finished with a career-high 26 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a team-high 16 points playing only the first half for Milwaukee, which now has lost two of three seeding games.

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The Philadelphia Phillies were back in action after a week-long hiatus due to the coronavirus outbreak in baseball. They ran into a buzz saw on Monday as the New York Yankees rolled to their seventh consecutive win, 6-3. 

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Aaron Judge extended his career-best home run streak to five games by going deep twice in the Yankees' sixth consecutive win, a 9-7 comeback over the Red Sox. Judge banged out a three-run homer in the second inning and broke a 7-7 tie with a two-run shot with two out in the eighth.

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Rudy Gobert became the first NBA player to publicly test positive for the coronavirus, beginning a wave of sports disruptions in March. He had a productive performance in the NBA's return to action, posting a double-double as the Utah Jazz reopened with a 106-104 triumph over the New Orleans Pelicans.

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