Associated Press Sports Minute

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby recorded his second playoff hat trick and Brenden Morrow provided the eventual game-winner as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat Ottawa 4-3. Paul Martin and Kris Letang each had two assists for the Pens, who outshot the Senators 42-22 in taking a two-games-to-none lead in the NHL’s Eastern Conference semifinals. Game 3 is Sunday in Ottawa. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The NBA Kings aren’t going anywhere. Continue Reading

Major League Baseball, NHL Playoff Scores

INTERLEAGUE

 

Final
Pittsburgh
5
Houston
4

 

 

 
AMERICAN LEAGUE

 

Final
Cleveland
6
Seattle
3, 10 Innings

Final
Tampa Bay
12
Baltimore
10

Final
N-Y Yankees
5
Toronto
0

Final
Detroit
2
Texas
1

Final
Boston
3
Minnesota
2, 10 Innings

Final
Chi White Sox
3
L.A. Angels
0

Final
Oakland
2
Kansas City
1

 

 

 
NATIONAL LEAGUE

 

Final
N-Y Mets
3
Chi Cubs
2

Final
Philadelphia
5
Cincinnati
3

Final
Arizona
9
Miami
2

Final
Atlanta
8
L.A. Dodgers
5

Final
St. Louis
7
Milwaukee
6

Final
Colorado
10
San Francisco
9

Final
Washington
6
San Diego
5, 10 Innings

 

 

 
NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

 

Final
Pittsburgh
4
Ottawa
3

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NBA/NHL Playoff Stories/Byron Nelson Golf

UNDATED (AP) — Tim Duncan scored 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs advanced to the NBA’s Western Conference finals against Memphis by downing the Warriors 94-82 at Golden State.  

And the New York Knicks have forced a Game 6 in the Eastern Conference finals as Carmelo Anthony Scored 28 points in an 85-75 win over the Indiana Pacers. UNDATED (AP) — Brad Marchand’s goal at 15:40 of overtime allowed the Boston Bruins to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in Game 1 of the NHL’s Eastern Conference semifinals. Dustin Brown and Trevor Lewis scored power-play goals 22 seconds apart over the final 1:43 as the Los Angeles Kings rallied to beat San Jose 4-3 and take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. UNDATED (AP) —The Sacramento Kings are another step closer to staying put. Continue Reading

MLB/NBA, NHL Playoff Scores

 

 

 

 
INTERLEAGUE

 

Final
Tampa Bay
6
San Diego
3

 

 

 
AMERICAN LEAGUE

 

Final
Detroit
10
Cleveland
4

Final
Boston
5
Toronto
0

Final
Baltimore
9
Minnesota
6, 10 Innings

Final
L.A. Angels
7
Chi White Sox
5

Final
N-Y Yankees
11
Kansas City
6

Final
Texas
4
Houston
2

Final
Seattle
6
Oakland
3

 

 

 
NATIONAL LEAGUE

 

Final
Washington
7
Chi Cubs
3

Final
Cincinnati
4
Milwaukee
3

Final
Pittsburgh
7
N-Y Mets
3

Final
St. Louis
3
Colorado
0

Final
Arizona
3
Philadelphia
2

Final
Miami
5
L.A. Dodgers
4

Final
San Francisco
8
Atlanta
2

 

 

 
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS

 

Final
Miami
104
Chicago
94

Final
San Antonio
102
Golden State
92

 

 

 
NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

 

Final
Toronto
2
Boston
1

Final OT
Washington
2
N-Y Rangers
1

Final OT
Detroit
4
Anaheim
3

Final
Los Angeles
2
St. Louis
1

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Heat Burns Bulls, Other A-P National Sports Briefs

CHICAGO (AP) — The defending NBA champion Miami Heat have regained control of their Eastern Conference semifinal with a 104-94 road victory over Chicago to take a 2-1 series lead. LeBron James led the Heat with 25 and Chris Bosh had a monster game with 20 points and 19 boards.  

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) __ Alex Cobb struck out 13 in four and two-thirds innings and Ryan Roberts and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs apiece to help the Tampa Bay Rays rally for a 6-3 victory over the San Diego Padres. Continue Reading