Goff, Wentz go 1-2 in draft...Hawks oust Celtics...Caps strike first...Selke finalists

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CHICAGO (AP) — A pair of quarterbacks was chosen with the first two picks in the NFL draft before a pair of Ohio State players were selected. The Los Angeles Rams used the No. 1 choice to get California signal-caller Jared Goff, just before the Philadelphia Eagles took Carson Wentz of North Dakota State. Buckeyes defensive end Joey Bosa was taken third overall by the San Diego Chargers, and the Dallas Cowboys grabbed Ezekiel Elliott with the fourth pick.

BOSTON (AP) — Paul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks cruised to a 104-92 win over the Celtics to earn a berth in the NBA's Eastern Conference semifinals. Kent Bazemore and Al Horford each had 15 points apiece for the Hawks, who led by as many as 28 and shot 74 percent during their 39-point third quarter. Isaiah Thomas had 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Celtics, who hadn't lost a playoff series to the Hawks since the 1958 NBA finals.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Capitals won the opener of their NHL second-round series last night as T.J. Oshie scored at 9:33 of overtime to give them a 4-3 victory over Pittsburgh. Oshie notched his first career playoff hat trick by scoring three times after Ben Lovejoy and Evgeni Malkin tallied 57 seconds apart to put the Penguins ahead 2-1. Braden Holtby stopped 42 shots for Washington.

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (pah-TREES' BEHR'-zhuhr-ahn) is a finalist for the Selke (SEHL'-kee) Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward, an award he's won three of the last four years. Anaheim's Ryan Kesler and Anze Kopitar (AHN'-zhay KOH'-pih-tahr) are the other finalists for the Selke, which will be presented at the NHL Awards June 22 in Las Vegas.

UNDATED (AP) — The NCAA Division I Board of Directors has scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps. That rebuffs a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clears the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer. The council three weeks ago approved a ban prohibiting Bowl Subdivision coaches from holding or working at camps and clinics away from their schools.

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