Pujols 1st to hit HRs No. 499, 500 in same game
WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Pujols smiled as he explained why he felt the need to apologize to his wife for hitting homer No. 500 so quickly after No. 499.
Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories
CHICAGO (AP) — Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. The ballpark that opened as Weeghman Park on April 23, 1914, has hosted millions of fans and been the scene of some of baseball's most indelible moments. Some stars who graced its friendly confines offer their memories:
Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead
CHICAGO (AP) — This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.
Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series lead
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for postseason heroics to one simple trait.
Pacers rally past Hawks 101-85 to even series
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Pacers got tired of talking trash.
DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors beat Nets 100-95
TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan put his playoff jitters aside and turned in an All-Star performance for the Toronto Raptors.
Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — While his teammates mobbed him after a late goal, Dan Carcillo trash-talked with Flyers fans through the glass before hitting the bench for a celebration.
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Canadiens sweep Lightning after 4-3 win
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens swept their way into the second round of the NHL playoffs, and now look forward to some rest.
Bruins beat Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead
DETROIT (AP) — The Boston Bruins took full advantage of Detroit's mistakes, and their stellar goaltender's flawless performance.