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Twenty years later, they are back. The Capitals dominated Games 6 and 7 to rally back and advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in two decades. | By Brian McNally from Tampa

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Reports suggested big stories that showed Derrius Guice’s character issues were about to arrive, which explained his sliding draft stock that caused him to drop to 59th overall. Those stories have yet to surface.

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Kelley’s move into the starting running back position was unlikely in the past. His chance to make the team this season is again unlikely. He’s decided to remain quiet in his pursuit of a spot.

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Padres 3, Nationals 1

Erick Fedde looked how prospects are supposed to look when he made a spot start Wednesday. The Nationals are counting on him to become part of the rotation in the future, especially after the starting pitching in the minor leagues was thinned.

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