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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The first major of the season is over in golf and the winner of the Masters was the man that walked off the green victorious two years ago, Bubba Watson. In an emotional chain of events, Watson dropped the winning putt, picked up his son, hugged his wife, broke down and walked around the 18th green hand-slapping fans.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Pacers have had difficulty winning of late but they beat the Thunder yesterday 102-97. The win put the Pacers back in first place in the NBA's Eastern Conference by a half-game over idle Miami. The Heat are playing the Wizards in Washington tonight.

PHOENIX (AP) — There is one playoff spot remaining in the NBA and it could be decided tonight. In Phoenix, the Suns are playing host to Memphis and with a win the Grizzlies would eliminate the Suns and grab the eighth and final berth in the Western Conference.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Name the hottest team in baseball. It's Milwaukee, as the Brewers have won nine straight and are 10-2 on the season. Tonight they go for their tenth straight win with a home game against the Cardinals.

UNDATED (AP) — The NHL's regular season is over as the final games were played last night. The playoffs begin Wednesday with three games. The Lightning play host to Montreal, the Blue Jackets are at Pittsburgh and Anaheim is home against Dallas.

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