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Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1
BOSTON (AP) — The pine tar on Michael Pineda's neck was a stain for the New York Yankees.
Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105
HOUSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge's son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers' playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks.
Road teams off to flying start in NBA playoffs
MIAMI (AP) — Here's the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers.
Seahawks to open NFL season vs. Packers
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike McCarthy promises there won't be any bad memories plaguing his Green Bay Packers when they open the NFL season on Sept. 4 at Super Bowl champion Seattle.
Michael Phelps launches comeback in 100 butterfly
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Returning to swimming after a 20-month retirement, Michael Phelps is easing back into the sport he once dominated by racing one of his best events.
Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Blowing their playoff opener turned out to be great therapy for the Dallas Mavericks.
Kane leads Blackhawks past Blues, 4-3 in OT
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane had his shot all along. Same for his dazzling puck-handling skills and the vision that sees the plays before they happen.
Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few seconds afterward.
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Dubinsky, Foligno lift CBJ to 1st home playoff win
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In the dressing room after Brandon Dubinsky's late goal forced overtime, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno half-jokingly said he'd get the winner.
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