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Datsyuk's late goal lifts Detroit over Boston 1-0

Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk (13) is congratulated by teammate Johan Franzen after scoring against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, left, during the third period of Detroit's 1-0 win in Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series, in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)BOSTON (AP) Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:20:25 -0400
Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39), of Sweden, stops a breakaway by Montreal Canadiens right wing Brian Gionta (21) during the first period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Friday, April 18, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:30:33 -0400
NBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected

San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili, of Argentina; Tony Parker, of France; Danny Green; and Marco Belinelli, of Italy, from left, take part in a team photo before an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)MIAMI (AP) Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:27:19 -0400
Mets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night, parting ways with a power hitter who proved to be too inconsistent at the plate.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:56:41 -0400
Harang pulled with no-hitter, Braves beat Mets 6-0

Atlanta Braves' Aaron Harang delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, April 18, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)NEW YORK (AP) Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:24:07 -0400
Choi leads rain-delayed RBC Heritage

K. J. Choi, of South Korea, watches his drive from the 10th tee during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:45:55 -0400
Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo

El espaol Rafael Nadal gesticula el perder un punto contra David Ferrer en el Masters de Montecarlo el viernes, 18 de abril de 2014, en Mnaco. Ferrer gan. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)PARIS (AP) Rafael Nadal's mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:57:06 -0400
76ers owner Harris calls 19-win season 'success'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Billions of dollars couldn't console Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris this season. Ok, maybe just a little.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:34:39 -0400
Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

Graphic showing the main climbing route on Mount Everest where at least 12 Neplalese climbers died in the most deadly single accident on the world's highest peakKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:21:06 -0400
TNT's Sager to miss NBA playoffs due to leukemia

ATLANTA (AP) TNT analyst Craig Sager will miss the NBA playoffs as he undergoes treatment for leukemia.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:27:36 -0400
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