ABOUT THE CAPITALS (51-18-8): Washington's vaunted power play recorded its 35th goal in 38 games and sixth in the last eight periods Friday as Nicklas Backstrom scored to increase his league-leading total to 34 points with the man advantage.
Underdogs Xavier Musketeers challenge the Arizona Wildcats in the NCAA Tournament's second West Regional semifinal Thursday night in San Jose, California. "We weren't able to get good looks down the stretch and that's on me", Miller said. At that point, Bluiett had scored just once in the half, and the game seemed to be taking a familiar shape.
Albert Almora Jr. provided a big lift for the Chicago Cubs with a birthday present for his mom. "Oh my God", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said when asked about Piscotty. Piscotty, who signed a six-year, $33.5 million deal Monday, passed all concussion tests but is still considered doubtful for that game. Yadier Molina, C: He got one of the Cardinals hits Tuesday night, leaving him 3 for 7 during this young season with two walks drawn.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed, the paper said. According to the notice, the stores will be liquidated around June 30. As many as 2,700 part-time and full-time store employees' jobs are now hanging in the balance. The move was meant to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Dollar Tree's proposed $9.2 billion acquisition of Family Dollar would likely be anticompetitive, according to FTC documents .
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An Argentina side reeling from the shock suspension of captain Lionel Messi crashed to a 2-0 defeat against Bolivia on Tuesday, dealing a fresh blow to their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign. Valdano thinks Argentina fans should now be anxious about making it to Russian Federation with Edgardo Bauza's men sitting outside the four automatic qualification spots, with Messi only available for their final qualifier against Ecuador.