BOSTON — The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs.
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DETROIT — Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
TNT’s Sager to miss NBA playoffs because of leukemia
ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues went the distance, and then some, to get the jump on the defending Stanley Cup champions.
The UFC will anoint its top heavyweight title contender this weekend, and Fabricio Werdum believes he has waited long enough for his shot at the belt.
NEW YORK — Mike Woodson dutifully stepped onto the podium before the Knicks finished off a disappointing season with Wednesday night’s 95-92 win over the Raptors and — as he has endured for much of the season — the questions were more about his fate than the game that followed. But on this night, even Woodson seemed resigned to the knowledge that this might be the last time he had to address it.
TAMPA, Fla. — Down one goal, Montreal battled back — twice. Up one, it faltered — twice. Dale Weise then put the Tampa Bay Lightning away for the night.
NEW YORK — Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda pitched the New York Yankees to a 3-0, 2-0 sweep of the Chicago Cubs in a chilly day-night-doubleheader Monday.
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BOSTON — Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK — Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson visited the New York Jets on Tuesday, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.
Honolulu native Michelle Wie returns home for the LOTTE Championship on Oahu this week. She finished second to Lexi Thompson at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the LPGA Tour’s first major of the season, on April 6.
BOSTON — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack.
LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.