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Coley's 21 lift Stony Brook over Boston U 75-48

Coley's 21 lift Stony Brook over Boston U 75-48

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) Dave Coley tied a career high with 21 points and Tommy Brenton posted his 20th double-double in Stony Brook's 75-48 rout of Boston University on Tuesday for its fifth straight win.

Brenton (10 rebounds) and Jameel Warney each scored 12 points. Warney, a freshman, pulled down a career-high 14 boards for Stony Brook (13-4), which is off to a 4-0 start in America East Conference play for the second consecutive season.

Boston (8-10, 2-3) led 11-4 early but 14 straight points by Stony Brook gave the Seawolves an 18-11 advantage. The Terriers cut the deficit to 28-25 but a Brenton three-point play ignited an 11-0 spurt for Stony Brook over the final 4 minutes of the half.

Stony Brook, which led 39-25 at the break, extended its lead to 21, 47-26, on Coley's second 3-pointer of the night 1:30 into the second half.

Dom Morris led Boston with 11 points.

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Nationals-Phillies postponed on Monday night

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Nationals-Phillies postponed on Monday night

WASHINGTON -- Bryce Harper came back to the District on Monday. No baseball was played.

Rain storms cycled through the DMV starting around 6 p.m. at first delaying the series-opening game between the Nationals and Phillies, before it was finally postponed at 10 p.m. The game will be made up as part of a split-doubleheader on Wednesday. The first game is at 1:05 p.m., the second at 7:05 p.m.

The Tuesday starters for both teams remain the same: Patrick Corbin for the Nationals and Jake Arrieta for the Phillies.

Washington will need an extra starter during the week because it is playing seven games in six days. For instance, the Nationals could call someone up to pitch the first game Wednesday, and have Max Scherzer pitch on regular rest Wednesday night. The doubleheader being played Wednesday instead of Tuesday allows the Nationals plenty of time to import a starter for the day, if they choose to do it then.

However, Tuesday’s forecast is also rain-filled. Stay tuned.

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The Capitals were mentioned on Jeopardy! and of course we're proud of it

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The Capitals were mentioned on Jeopardy! and of course we're proud of it

The Stanley Cup no longer resides in Washington, and all eyes have shifted toward the offseason as the Capitals look to retool for next season. But, that doesn't mean we can't stop and appreciate the magical 2018 season now and again.

A week after reminiscing about the championship run and ensuing parade, the famous game show "Jeopardy!" gave us one more moment of glory on Monday night.

One of the clues featured in the latest episode had the Capitals as the answer and even featured Alexander Ovechkin.

It appears that one of the contestants did answer it correctly. More importantly, according to the replies, it was also cleared up that no one brought up the Pittsburgh Penguins during that round. 

While it may be somewhat hard to cope with the fact that the Capitals will not be enjoying another offseason of championship partying in 2019 we can take pride in the fact that the question was about the Caps winning the Stanley Cup, and not centered around a dreaded title drought.

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