BOSTON (AP) — Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal 6:30 into overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday to win their first-round playoff series in six games.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A spikes-high slide. A near beanball. Harsh talk in the clubhouse. The rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles soared to a new level over the weekend, and there's no telling what might happen when they soon meet again.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators finally get a new opponent in the postseason after their surprising sweep of the Western Conference's No.
ATLANTA (AP) — They've threatened to turn basketball into mixed martial arts. They've talked trash and cursed each other out. Now, we've got Washington's Markieff Morris calling Atlanta star Paul Millsap a crybaby.
CHICAGO (AP) — The NBA fined Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo $25,000 for attempting to trip Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder from the bench in Game 3 of their first-round series.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday. Again, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers home for vacation.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder guard Russell Westbrook achieved a triple-double in the first half of Sunday's playoff game against the Houston Rockets.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Detroit outfielder JaCoby Jones said he felt lucky a day after being hit in the face by a pitch that later sparked a benches-clearing tussle between the Tigers and Minnesota Twins.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Fernando Alonso is on a personal "Indy 500 adventure" that is both a labor of love and ambition for the two-time Formula One champion.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After going through the handshake line of an early playoff loss, an emotional Patrick Marleau stood by the San Jose bench and looked up at the crowd at the Shark Tank.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 for confronting a fan after Game 3 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
ROME (AP) — Jim Harbaugh didn't have a great answer, believe it or not. Speaking with a 31-year-old Nigerian refugee who now lives in Rome, Michigan's coach was presented Sunday with the basic, fundamental question of why American football is called "football," given that players barely use their feet.
Pep Guardiola's first season in English soccer with Manchester City will end without a trophy. He's even facing a battle just to qualify for the Champions League.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR has postponed the Monster Energy Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of heavy rain that is not expected to let up on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have promoted associated head coach John Stevens to become their next head coach. Kings spokesman Mike Altieri said the team will introduce Stevens at a news conference Monday.
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney made the most of rare starts by scoring first-half goals in Manchester United's 2-0 win at Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday, lifting the team to within a point of the Champions League qualification positions.
LONDON (AP) — Ilie Nastase, the captain of Romania's Fed Cup team, has been provisionally suspended from the competition for abusing players and the umpire during the playoff match against Britain.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wearing safety goggles and glancing at his watch, Tony Gwynn Jr. waits for the right moment to add hops to a kettle of boiling water and malted barley as he tweaks his craft beer recipe on a two-keg system dwarfed by giant tanks at AleSmith Brewing Co.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Hawks are back in the series, and the bad blood with the Washington Wizards shows no signs of letting up. Paul Millsap scored 29 points, Dennis Schroder had 27 and Atlanta delivered an early knockout blow in a 116-98 victory Saturday, slicing the Wizards' lead to 2-1 in the opening-round playoff matchup.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Winning the Connor McDavid lottery two years ago was the key moment in the turnaround for an Edmonton Oilers team that had spent most of a decade at the bottom of the standings.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stephen Curry wasn't trying to be a hero. He just wanted the win. Curry scored 34 points — including a 3-pointer with just about a minute left that all but sealed the victory — and the Golden State Warriors overcame a slow start to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 119-113 and take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ BAD BLOOD The Tigers and Twins close out a three-game series a day after benches cleared and punches were thrown.
NEW YORK (AP) — After pulling out a tough first-round series with three straight wins, the New York Rangers get a couple days to regroup for the next round.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After a more than a decade-long playoff drought in Edmonton, the Oilers are in no hurry to leave the NHL's postseason party.