RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • NHL playoff capsules

    April 22, 2014

    MONTREAL (AP) - Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay.

  • Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

    April 22, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Derek Stepan, Martin St. Louis, Dan Girardi and Dan Carcillo scored goals, leading the New York Rangers to a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 3 on Tuesday night.

  • NBA Playoff Capsules

    April 22, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) - DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 14 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-95 on Tuesday night, evening their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.

  • Rays SS Yunel Escobar strikes out on a 4-2 pitch

    April 22, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Major League Baseball has acknowledged it failed to correct a pitch count after Tampa Bay shortstop Yunel Escobar struck out in an at-bat that was completed after a replay review.

  • NL Capsules

    April 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night.

  • Bills coach Marrone had cancerous mole removed

    April 22, 2014

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone says he has had a cancerous mole removed following a recent doctor's visit, and adds it will not have any effect on his ability to continue coaching.

  • AL Capsules

    April 22, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 Tuesday night.

  • Kouzmanoff leaves game in 4th inning

    April 22, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Texas third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff left the Rangers' game against the Oakland Athletics with back tightness.

  • Former Red Sox CF Ellsbury gets mixed reception

    April 23, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury received a mixed reception Tuesday night in his first game at Fenway Park as an opponent.

  • Cardinals player to be sentenced for assault plea

    April 23, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for his guilty plea to a charge that he assaulted a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.