ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Luke Voit homered twice, Mike Ford went deep for the first time in the majors and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-5 Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Voit got his third career multihomer game and extended his hitting streak to 11. He opened the scoring …

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Barclay Goodrow scored 18:19 into overtime to send San Jose into the second round of the playoffs with a 5-4 win Tuesday night, capping a wild Game 7 that featured the Sharks erasing a three-goal deficit by scoring four times on a disputed major penalty in the third period and …

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman homered and walked three times, Marcus Semien had a two-run double as part of a six-run fourth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 11-5 on Tuesday night. Stephen Piscotty matched his career high with four hits and scored three times. Piscotty has a franchise record 16-game …

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard hit a 37-footer at the buzzer and finished with career playoff-high 50 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers eliminate the Oklahoma City Thunder from the playoffs in five games with a 118-115 victory on Tuesday night. With the game tied, Lillard dribbled just inside of halfcourt near the …

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Share this: BOSTON — Setting the fourth line doesn’t seem like the type of decision Bruce Cassidy should lose any sleep over, but his personnel is making that easier in theory than practice. The likes of David Backes, Karson Kuhlman, Chris Wagner and Joakim Nordstrom all saw time as healthy scratches during the Bruins’ Stanley …

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Share this: Home ice advantage can certainly help a team out in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Boston Bruins capitalized on that advantage Tuesday night with a Game 7 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs at TD Garden. Tuukka Rask said the Garden was “rocking” Tuesday evening, something he thinks helped the team excel down …

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DENVER (AP) — After a sputtering start to their postseason, the Denver Nuggets are starting to look like the team that ended a six-year playoff drought in such dramatic fashion. Nikola Jokic has a lot to do with it. Jokic had 16 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists and fed Jamal Murray (23 points) repeatedly …

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Share this: Tuesday was a pretty dreadful fay at Fenway Park just about anyway you cut it up, with a couple of promising exceptions. The Boston Red Sox were swept in their day-night doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers, virtually cutting off all momentum the team gained over their weekend road sweep of the Tampa Bay …

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Share this: BOSTON — Sean Kuraly played a huge role in the Bruins’ 5-1 Game 7 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night at TD Garden. The fourth-line center notched a goal an an assist in the victory, and his two linemates also chipped in with goals (Joakim Nordstrom) and assists (Noel Acciari). …

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