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Hoisting the Cup without a hot goalie hard to do
Hoisting the Cup without a hot goalie hard to do

By DAVE CAMPBELL
Associated Press

The NHL playoffs have arrived, which means it's time for the goalies to get going. As simplistic as the adage can be, predictions of the Stanley...full story
updated 2014-04-16 05:42 PM
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Hoisting the Cup without a hot goalie hard to do Hoisting the Cup without a hot goalie hard to do
By DAVE CAMPBELL
Associated Press

The NHL playoffs have arrived, which means it's time for the goalies to get going. As simplistic as the adage can be, predictions of the Stanley....Fullstory

2014-04-16 05:42 PM

A quiet post-Masters for Watson, with a surprise A quiet post-Masters for Watson, with a surprise
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Georgia (AP) -- Bubba Watson decided to keep his post-Masters victory celebration more low key this year. Instead of going to New York for....Fullstory

2014-04-16 05:22 PM

BC-TEN--BMW Malaysian Open Results, TEN

Associated Press

BC-TEN--BMW Malaysian Open Results BMW Malaysian Open Results KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Results Wednesday from the BMW Malaysian Open at Bukit Kiara Equestrian and Country Resort....Fullstory

2014-04-16 05:01 PM

Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

Associated Press

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ruled that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks....Fullstory

2014-04-16 04:42 PM

National League Leaders
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_Utley, Philadelphia, .489; Blackmon, Colorado, .468; Freeman, Atlanta, .404; Bonifacio, Chicago, .392; Pagan, San Francisco, .386; Uribe, Los Angeles, .379; DGordon, Los Angeles, .372. RUNS_Freeman,....Fullstory

2014-04-16 03:42 PM

Your Top Plays for Today Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ --GRIFFIN GETS 24 POINTS IN CLIPPERS' 117-105 VICTORY OVER NUGGETS FOR RECORD 57TH WIN Blake Griffin scored 24 points....Fullstory

2014-04-16 03:22 PM

American League Leaders
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING_AlRamirez, Chicago, .415; Wieters, Baltimore, .366; Ellsbury, New York, .362; Kubel, Minnesota, .357; Solarte, New York, .357; RDavis, Detroit, .345; LCain, Kansas City, .342. RUNS_Dozier,....Fullstory

2014-04-16 03:01 PM

Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Clippers downed the Denver Nuggets 117-105 for their club-record 57th victory of the season Tuesday, while the New....Fullstory

2014-04-16 02:22 PM

AL Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers as Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings as the....Fullstory

2014-04-16 01:22 PM

NBA Capsules

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points as the New York Knicks, playing without the injured Carmelo Anthony, beat the Brooklyn Nets....Fullstory

2014-04-16 11:42 AM

Gaborik adds scoring to LA Kings' playoff plans
By GREG BEACHAM
Associated Press

EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) -- Marian Gaborik's new teammates with the Los Angeles Kings initially wondered whether such a talented goal-scorer could fit into a....Fullstory

2014-04-16 05:22 PM

Musings from the Masters Musings from the Masters
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Georgia (AP) -- Bubba Watson gave a masterful performance but the Masters will be remembered more as a bore than for its roars. On a....Fullstory

2014-04-16 05:01 PM

Belgium coach Wilmots extends contract by 4 years

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Belgian federation has extended the contract of coach Marc Wilmots to the 2018 World Cup after he led the Red Devils....Fullstory

2014-04-16 04:42 PM

Fielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat Mariners 5-0 Fielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat Mariners 5-0

Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back home runs, and Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings as....Fullstory

2014-04-16 03:42 PM

National League Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 9 4 .692 -- Washington 8 6 .571 1? New York 7 7 .500 2? Philadelphia 6 7 .462 3 Miami 6 9 .400 4 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 10 4 .714 -- St. Louis 9 5 .643 1 Pittsburgh 7 7 .500 3 Cincinnati 5 9 .357 5 Chicago 4 8 .333 5 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 9 5 .643 -- San Francisco 9 5 .643 -- Colorado 7 8 .467 2? San Diego 6 8 .429 3 Arizona 4 13 .235 6? ___ Monday's Games Atlanta 9, Philadelphia 6 Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, susp. Washington 9, Miami 2 St. Louis 4, Milwaukee....Fullstory

2014-04-16 03:42 PM

Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona
By JACQUES BILLEAUD
Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the....Fullstory

2014-04-16 03:22 PM

American League Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 8 6 .571 -- New York 7 6 .538 ? Tampa Bay 7 7 .500 1 Baltimore 6 7 .462 1? Boston 5 9 .357 3 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 6 4 .600 -- Chicago 8 6 .571 -- Cleveland 6 7 .462 1? Minnesota 6 7 .462 1? Kansas City 5 7 .417 2 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 10 4 .714 -- Seattle 7 6 .538 2? Texas 7 7 .500 3 Los Angeles 6 8 .429 4 Houston 5 9 .357 5 ___ Monday's Games Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 1 Seattle 7, Texas 1 Oakland 3, L.A. Angels 2 Tuesday's Games Chicago Cubs....Fullstory

2014-04-16 03:01 PM

National Basketball Association Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB y-Toronto 48 33 .593 -- x-Brooklyn 44 37 .543 4 New York 36 45 .444 12 Boston 25 56 .309 23 Philadelphia 18 63 .222 30 Southeast Division W L Pct GB y-Miami 54 27 .667 -- x-Washington 43 38 .531 11 x-Charlotte 42 39 .519 12 x-Atlanta 37 44 .457 17 Orlando 23 58 .284 31 Central Division W L Pct GB z-Indiana 55 26 .679 -- x-Chicago 48 33 .593 7 Cleveland 32 49 .395 23 Detroit 29 52 .358 26 Milwaukee 15 66 .185 40 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB z-San Antonio 62 19 .765 -- x-Houston 54 27 .667 8 x-Dallas 49 32 .605 13 x-Memphis 49 32 .605 13 New Orleans 33 48 .407 29 Northwest Division W L Pct GB y-Oklahoma City 58 23 .716 -- x-Portland 53 28 .654 5 Minnesota 40 41 .494 18 Denver 36 45 .444 22 Utah 24 57 .296 34 Pacific Division W L Pct GB y-L.A. Clippers 57 24 .704 -- x-Golden State 50 31 .617 7 Phoenix 47 34 .580 10 Sacramento 28 53 .346 29 L.A. Lakers 26 55 .321 31 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched....Fullstory

2014-04-16 01:42 PM

NL Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday to end Gerrit Cole's winning streak and lead the Cincinnati Reds to a....Fullstory

2014-04-16 12:42 PM

Wallabies to use European tour as World Cup warmup

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Australia coach Ewen McKenzie will use the November tour to Europe as a warmup for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, with clashes....Fullstory

2014-04-16 09:01 AM

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