BC-FL--Florida Sports Digest, FL
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TAMPA, Fla. — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals look to win on the road again and take a 2-0 lead over Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference final. By Fred Goodall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m.
BALTIMORE — The Orioles and Tampa Bay wrap up a four-game series, with Baltimore’s Dylan Bundy seeking to end a run of three straight poor starts and Blake Snell starting for the Rays. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1:05 p.m.
MIAMI — Marlins opening day starter Jose Urena tries for the ninth time to earn his first victory of the year when he faces the Braves’ Sean Newcomb in their series finale Sunday. By Steven Wine. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos. Game scheduled to begin at 1:10 p.m. Photos.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Webb Simpson had a seven-shot lead going into the last round of The Players Championship, a lead from which no one has ever lost in PGA Tour history. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 8 p.m.
— GLF--PLAYERS-NOTEBOOK. By Mark Long. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 8 p.m.
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