Apr 30

Alex Ovechkin’s power-play goal with 7:27 remaining snapped a tie and gave the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers that squared the Eastern Conference semifinal series 1-1 on Monday night.


Apr 30

Anze Kopitar scored twice in a four-goal, first-period blitz as the Los Angeles Kings embarrassed the Blues from the opening faceoff, whipping St. Louis 5-2 Monday night for their fifth straight road win this postseason.

Apr 30

Dwyane Wade scored 25 points, Chris Bosh added 21 and the Miami Heat beat New York 104-94 on Monday night, sending the Knicks to an NBA-record-tying 12th straight postseason loss.

Apr 30

Elliot Johnson hit an RBI single with one out in the 12th inning, giving the Tampa Bay Rays a 3-2, comeback victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.

Apr 30

Yu Darvish won his third straight start, Mitch Moreland and Craig Gentry homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Monday night.

Apr 30

Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings, Troy Tulowitzki snapped an early tie with a two-run double and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 Monday night in the first of 18 meetings this season between the NL West rivals.

Apr 30

A federal court jury saw snippets of Roger Clemens denying steroid use at a now-famous 2008 congressional hearing, then listened as Clemens’ lawyer tried in fits and starts to declare that proceeding to be “nothing more than a show trial.”

Apr 30

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that the sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers, which was expected to close on Monday, has been delayed.

Apr 30

A Nike shoe designer mocked Derrick Rose’s season-ending ACL injury on Twitter on Sunday, igniting a firestorm of criticism on the social media website.

Apr 30

Coach Ken Hitchcock ruled Jaroslav Halak out for the remainder of the second round following the Blues’ Game 2 loss to the Kings on Monday night.