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UNDATED (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have a 3-1 lead in their conference semifinal series, while the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls are tied at two games apiece. DeAndre Jordan scored 26 points and Chris Paul chipped in 15 and 12 assists as the Clippers blasted Houston 128-95. LeBron James capped his 25-point performance by hitting a jumper at the buzzer to give the Cavs an 86-84 triumph over the Bulls.
UNDATED (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks and New York Rangers won last night's Stanley Cup games. Corey Perry scored at 2:26 of overtime to give the Ducks a 3-2 comeback win over the Flames, putting Anaheim in the Western Conference finals against Chicago. Chris Kreider scored twice and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 42 shots as the Rangers downed Washington 4-3 to force a Game 7 in their second-round series.
UNDATED (AP) — New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon and Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez are the majors' first six-game winners of the season. Colon is 6-1 after allowing four runs in six innings of the Mets' 7-4 triumph at Philadelphia. Hernandez improved to 6-0 and became the fourth-youngest player to reach 2,000 career strikeouts while pitching seven innings of Seattle's 4-3 triumph over Oakland.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are the first team to take a series from the St. Louis Cardinals this season. Jung Ho Kang belted a solo homer and later singled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning of the Bucs' 4-3 verdict over the Redbirds. The Cards are a major league-best 22-9 following their second straight loss.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rickie Fowler fired a 5-under 67 in the final around of The Players Championship before winning the tournament on a playoff with Kevin Kisner (KIHZ'-nur) and Sergio Garcia. Fowler rallied from a five-shot deficit on the back nine yesterday to finish 12-under for the tournament. Bill Haas and Ben Martin were one stroke back and two ahead of Kevin Na (nah) and Rory Sabbatini.
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