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Sharks take 2-0 series lead with 7-2 win vs. Kings

Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to erase an early two-goal deficit and the Sharks rolled to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.


Related Topix: San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, Mike Brown, NHL Players, Patrick Marleau, Tommy Wingels, Andrew Desjardins

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News


A hanging curveball, a wild pitch and three errors in the final three innings ate away at the Orioles' lead as the Boston Red Sox rallied for a 6-5 victory Sunday night.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Dustin Pedroia, Ryan Flaherty, J.J. Hardy, Adam Jones

Anchorage Daily News

Aldridge leads Portland over Houston 122-120 in OT

Aldridge fouled out with about a minute left in overtime and Lillard, who was making his playoff debut, took over.


Related Topix: NFL Football, Houston Texans, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Damian Lillard, Houston Rockets


Nene, Wiz rally past Bulls for Game 1 victory

Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.


Related Topix: Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Jimmy Butler, NBA Players, New Orleans Hornets, Trevor Ariza, Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic

CBS Local

James, Wade Lead Heat Past Bobcats 99-88 In Game 1

LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.


Related Topix: Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Players, James Jones, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Andersen, Denver Nuggets


Duncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85

Tim Duncan scored 27 points, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Dallas Mavericks to one field goal in the final seven minutes to rally for a 90-85 victory Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.


Related Topix: San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Tiago Splitter, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili

Brandon Sun

Flyers rally from 2 goals down, beat Rangers 4-2 with Emery in net to tie series

This win was three years in the making for backup goalie Ray Emery and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers.


Related Topix: NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers, Luke Schenn, NHL Players, Adam Hall, Brayden Schenn, Wayne Simmonds

ABC News

Gomez, Snider Ejected After Brewer-Pirates Brawl

Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez and Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Travis Snider were ejected Sunday after a shouting match quickly escalated into a full-scale brawl.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Martin Maldonado, Carlos Gomez, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, Gerrit Cole

Albany Times Union

Harper back in Nationals lineup after benching

The Cardinals won 4-3. Harper was pulled early from a game after Washington manager Matt Williams said the young outfielder didn't hustle.


Related Topix: Bryce Harper, Baseball Players

ABC News

Czech Republic Beats Italy 4-0 in Fed Cup Semis

The Czech Republic has reached the Fed Cup final by defeating defending champion Italy after Petra Kvitova won the first reverse singles on Sunday.


Related Topix: More Sports, Fed Cup, Tennis, Tennis Players, Petra Kvitova, Andrea Hlavackova, Klara Koukalova, Karin Knapp, Sara Errani

Hamilton completes F1 hat-trick in China

Britain's Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two at the Chinese Grand Prix Sunday as his teammate Nico Rosberg clung on to his lead in the F1 world championship title race.


Related Topix: Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team

Sat Apr 19, 2014

USA Today

Kevin Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Russell Westbrook, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka, Steven Adams

The News-Messenger

Calvert's goal in double overtime gives Blue Jackets first playoff win in franchise history

Columbus Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert celebrates with teammates after scoring his game-winning goal in the second overtime period of a first-round Stanley Cup playoff game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday in Pittsburgh.


Related Topix: Matt Calvert, NHL Players, R.J. Umberger, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brian Gibbons, Sidney Crosby

Statesboro Herald

Hawks fire first shot in playoff series

Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.


Related Topix: Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Indiana Pacers, Paul George, Lance Stephenson

LA Daily News

Without much help from Blake Griffin, Clippers see Warriors take series opener

There was so much talk about the hard feelings between the Clippers and Warriors - especially when it comes to Clippers forward Blake Griffin – and then Griffin was almost a non-factor in their Western Conference playoff series opener on Saturday at Staples Center.


Related Topix: Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Blake Griffin, NBA Players, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, DeAndre Jordan

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in OT, take 2-0 lead

Defenseman Barret Jackman scored on a drive through traffic, giving the St. Louis Blues their second straight 4-3 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday for a 2-0 series lead against the defending Stanley Cup champions.


Related Topix: NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks, David Backes, Vladimir Tarasenko, Kevin Shattenkirk, Barret Jackman, NHL Players

The News Tribune

Williams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each had 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Nets beat the Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their first round series.


Related Topix: Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Alvin Williams, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, New Jersey Nets

The Washington Post

Sunderland dents Chelsea's title hopes

In another twist to this unpredictable English Premier League season, last-place Sunderland damaged Chelsea's title hopes with a 2-1 upset at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.


Related Topix: Soccer Players, Fabio Borini, Cesar Azpilicueta, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Connor Wickham, Sunderland, Samuel Eto'o


Federer beats Djokovic, faces Wawrinka...

Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka will play the first all-Swiss final since 2000 as both won straightforward semi-finals at the Monte Carlo Masters on Saturday.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Roger Federer, Stanislas Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic

Vettel hoping for resurgence at Chinese GP

Last year, the German reeled off nine straight victories, matching the record set by Alberto Ascari in 1952 and '53, to capture his fourth consecutive world championship with ease.


Related Topix: Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team