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CANADIENS COMPLETE SWEEP, FIRST TEAM INTO 2ND ROUND OF NHL PLAYOFFS
Montreal completes a 4-0 series sweep of Tampa Bay to become first team into the second round of the NHL playoffs.
CHELSEA HOLDS ATLETICO BUT AT A BIG INJURY PRICE
Chelsea holds Atletico Madrid to a 0-0 draw in Spain in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal but loses goalkeeper Petr Cech and captain John Terry to season-ending injuries.
WIZARDS BEAT BULLS IN OVERTIME TO TAKE 2-0 NBA PLAYOFF SERIES LEAD
Washington beats Chicago in overtime to take 2-0 series lead in NBA playoffs.
FIFA WARNS NO TIME TO LOSE IN FINISHING SAO PAULO STADIUM
FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke is sure Sao Paulo's stadium will be ready in time for the World Cup but says there is ''not a minute'' to waste as construction continues.
ANGELS' PUJOLS HITS 500TH CAREER HOMER
--MORE THAN 30,000 DEFIANT RUNNERS FINISH BOSTON MARATHON IN CELEBRATION 1 YEAR AFTER BOMBINGS
Meb Keflezighi gave the U.S. a rare Boston Marathon victory. As nearly 32,000 runners hit the streets in the first race since last year's deadly bombing, sending a powerful message of resilience amid heavy security that included a battery of surveillance cameras and police officers on rooftops.
--ORIOLES SCORE 6 IN 3RD OFF BUCHHOLZ, SPOIL RED SOX GAME ON PATRIOTS' DAY WITH 7-6 WIN
Clay Buchholz allowed six runs in the third inning as the Baltimore Orioles held on to beat the Red Sox 7-6 in the annual Patriots' Day morning game at Fenway Park, a year after the Boston Marathon bombings.
--MAN CITY BEATS WEST BROM 3-1, STAYS ALIVE IN ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE RACE
Manchester City stayed alive in the English Premier League title race by beating West Bromwich Albion 3-1 thanks to first-half goals by three Argentines.
--RANDOLPH SCORES 25; GRIZZLIES BEAT THUNDER 111-105 IN OT TO TIE SERIES 1-1
--SUTTER, STEMPNIAK, JOKINEN SCORE 2:13 APART TO LIFT PENS PAST JACKETS 4-3 FOR 2-1 SERIES LEAD
Brandon Sutter, Lee Stempniak and Jussi Jokinen scored in a span of just 2:13 of the third period as the Pittsburgh Penguins took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 4-3 victory.
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