Sunday, April 13, 2014
San Jose prevented its Western Conference rival Colorado from clinching the Central Division by beating the Sharks 5-1 on Friday, with Marty Havlat scoring his first hat trick in nearly nine years.
Marseille kept its slim hopes of a European spot alive by defeating Montpellier 3-2 in the French league on Friday.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Valencia fought back from a three-goal first-leg deficit Thursday to beat Basel 5-0 and qualify for the Europa League semifinal, while competition favorite Juventus advanced after a tense 2-1 win at home to Lyon.
Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
Rick Nash scored the winning goal with 1:42 left, on New York's third shot of the third period, and the Rangers clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.
San Antonio moved to the brink of sealing the top seed in the NBA Western Conference playoffs by beating Dallas 109-100 on Thursday, with Patty Mills scoring 26 points starting in place of Tony Parker.
Michael Pineda won while pitching with some substance smudged on his hand as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Thursday night.
In a tournament packed with a bunch of young newcomers, the 50-and-over crowd made a bit of a stand in the first round of the Masters.
Just when Adam Scott started soaking in the comfort and joys of defending his Masters title Thursday, his ball started soaking in the waters of Rae's Creek.
The National Hockey League was hit Thursday with a second concussion-related lawsuit, as nine former players accused the NHL of failing to warn them of the dangers of head trauma.