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16 min ago | 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

1 hr ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | Suria

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

14 hrs ago |

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

18 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Hill, Diamondbacks beat Dodgers 4-2 in 12 innings

A few well-chosen words of encouragement from manager Kirk Gibson didn't hurt. Hill hit a two-run single in the 12th inning and Miguel Montero homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday.


Related Topix: National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Miguel Montero, Baseball Players, Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Dodgers, Juan Uribe, Addison Reed

20 hrs ago | The State

Astros fall behind early, lose to A's 11-3

Angered by Jed Lowrie's bunt attempt in the first inning of Oakland's 11-3 victory Friday night, Porter left the dugout after Lowrie's flyball in the third and began yelling at the shortstop.


Related Topix: American League West, American League, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Sonny Gray, Yoenis Cespedes, Jarred Cosart

21 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Giants play another 1-run game, lose 2-1 to Padres

"We have to get these bats going," manager Bruce Bochy said after Tyson Ross pitched the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 victory Friday night.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Matt Cain, Max Scherzer, Pablo Sandoval

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The News-Press

Ducks hold off Stars again to claim Game 2

Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry celebrates after scoring a goal against the Dallas Stars during the second period in game two of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center.


Related Topix: NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Corey Perry, Frederik Andersen, NHL Players, Kyle Palmieri, Ryan Getzlaf

Northern Michigan News

Pujols hits 497th homer, Angels beat Tigers 11-6

Pujols hit No. 497 on Friday night, part of an offensive onslaught by the Los Angeles Angels in their 11-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Howie Kendrick, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Drew Smyly, Luke Putkonen, Jered Weaver

Northern Michigan News

Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead

Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.


Related Topix: NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Tampa Bay Lightning, Carey Price, Brendan Gallagher, Brian Gionta, Rene Bourque, NHL Players

The Washington Post

Datsyuk's late goal lifts Detroit over Boston 1-0

Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk is congratulated by teammate Johan Franzen after scoring against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, left, during the third period of Detroit's 1-0 win in Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series, in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014.


Related Topix: Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Pavel Datsyuk, NHL Players, Jimmy Howard, Darren Helm, Jonathan Ericsson


Mets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates

New York Mets' Ike Davis takes off his helmet after he flied out during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.


Related Topix: Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda

Northern Michigan News

Cubs drop 5th straight, 4-1 to Reds

Jeff Samardzija has had a hard time finding run support this season. The same could be said for all Chicago Cubs' pitchers.


Related Topix: National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Zack Cozart, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Jeff Samardzija, Chicago Cubs, Bryan Price

Las Cruces Sun-News

4 reasons why the NBA playoffs are better than the NHL

St. Louis Blues right wing Adam Cracknell reacts after scoring the first goal of the game past Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford in first period action during Game 1 of a first-round Stanley Cup playoff game between the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.


Related Topix: Sports Etc.

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Jets RB Johnson out to quiet critics

One day after signing a two-year contract with the New York Jets, Johnson spoke Wednesday about what will drive him with his new team.


Related Topix: New York Jets, NFL Football, Geno Smith, NFL Players

The Wichita Eagle

Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

In this Dec. 25, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, left, fights with Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut, right, as Clippers center DeAndre Jordan and Darren Collison look on during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif.


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