Blazers stave off elimination

Memphis Grizzlies guard Courtney Lee, left, passes against Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 27, 2015, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After the final buzzer of their Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, the Portland Trail Blazers all gathered in a huddle at midcourt and raised their clasped hands skyward.

Arizona loses 5-4 to Colorado

Arizona Diamondbacks Chase Anderson throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Chase Anderson watched as Troy Tulowitzki fouled off one pitch after another before drawing a walk.

Lightning beat Detroit 5-2 to force Game 7

Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) scores on Detroit Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek (34) in the first period of Game 6 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series in Detroit Monday, April 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — With two splendid passes and a shot, the Tampa Bay Lightning covered the length of the ice in about six seconds — and offered their response to the laborious nature of the playoff grind.

Orioles’ game in Baltimore postponed

The scoreboard announces that the baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox is postponed, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles’ home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray.

Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

Kurt Busch celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR’s sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for an alleged domestic assault on a former girlfriend.

Warriors win 109-98 over Pelicans

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) goes to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis during the second half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Saturday, April 25, 2015. The Warriors won 109-98 to sweep the series. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stephen Curry wasn’t about to say that shooting over Anthony Davis was easy.

Blackhawks slide by Predators 4-3

Chicago Blackhawks players shake hands with Nashville Predators after the Blackhawks defeated the Predators 4-3 in Game 6 of an NHL Western Conference hockey playoff series Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — It smacks of desperation. And it’s more a hunch than a real strategy.

Five horses to watch for the Kentucky Derby

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, APRIL 25-26 - FILE - In this April 4, 2015, file photo, provided by Benoit Photo, Dortmund, ridden by jockey Martin Garcia, wins the Grade I $1,000,000 Santa Anita Derby horse race, at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif. Trainers Todd Pletcher and Bob Baffert are taking aim at the Kentucky Derby with a combined seven horses among the expected full field of 20. While Pletcher has the bigger numbers, Baffert may have the better talent. The Hall of Fame trainer is going after his fourth Derby victory with a pair of aces undefeated Dortmund and precocious American Pharoah. (Benoit Photo via AP, File)

(AP) - The Kentucky Derby routinely attracts a full field of 20 horses, even though half or more of them have little chance of winning.


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