Sat, May 14, 2022 7:40 PM
NHL-STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS-SCHEDULE
Canes oust B's
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have won a Stanley Cup series in which the home team went 7-0.
The Hurricanes have advanced to the second round by holding off the Bruins, 3-2 in Game 7. Max Domi’s (DOH'-meez) second goal of the afternoon gave the Canes a 3-1 lead midway through the second period. He also scored early in the second.
Teuvo Teravainen (TAY'-voh tehr-ah-VY'-nehn) put Carolina ahead to stay late in the first period.
Jaccob Slavin (JAY'-kahb SLAY'-vihn) had two assists and Antti Raanta (AN'-tee RAHN'-tah) stopped 26 shots for the Metropolitan Division champs.
Charlie McAvoy set up goals by Jake DeBrusk and David Pastrnak (PAHS'-tur-nahk), the last one coming with 22 seconds remaining.
The Canes will take on the Rangers or Penguins and have home ice advantage for the series.
Braves storm back to beat Padres
UNDATED (AP) — The Atlanta Braves haven't had the kind of start expected from defending Worlds Series, but Saturday's rally could steer them in the right direction.
Marcell Ozuna (oh-ZOO'-nah) homered and Austin Riley hit a tiebreaking double during a four-run eighth that gave the Braves a 6-5 victory over the Padres. The rally began after San Diego scored four in the eighth to take a 5-2 lead.
The Braves tagged reliever Steven Wilson for Ozzie Albies’ RBI single, Ozuna’s two-run homer and Riley’s go-ahead hit.
Atlanta received an encouraging performance from Charlie Morton, who struck out nine while limiting the Padres to a run and two hits over six innings.
Padres starter Sean Manaea (mah-NY'-ah) struck out 12 in seven innings, but the Braves improved to 16-18 and dropped San Diego to 21-13.
Elsewhere on major league diamonds:
— The Giants' six-game winning streak is over after five Cardinals combined on an eight-hitter in a 4-0 shutout of San Francisco. Dakota Hudson worked around five hits and two walks in five innings. Yadier Molina doubled, singled, scored a run and backstopped the Redbirds' sixth shutout of the season.
— Luis Barrera crushed a three-run, homer in the bottom of the ninth to give the Athletics a 4-3 win versus the Angels in Game 1 of a doubleheader. The A’s trailed 3-1 with two out in the ninth before ending a seven-game home losing streak. Pinch-hitter Anthony Rendon hit a go-ahead single in the eighth inning for Los Angeles, which fell a win short of matching the best 35-game start in club history.
— Four relievers combined for 7 2/3 innings of four-hit reliever in the Tigers' 3-0 shutout of the Orioles. Wily Peralta (WIH'-lee peh-RAHL'-tah) worked 2 2/3 innings after starter Michael Pineda took a line drive to his bare hand in the second inning. Eric Haase and Willi Castro homered for the Tigers, who turned four double plays in clinching their first series win at home this season.
Astros get bench help
UNDATED (AP) — The Astros have acquired utilityman Mauricio Dubón from the Giants for a minor league catcher. The 27-year-old Dubón is batting .239 with two homers and eight RBIs in 21 games this season. He has big league experience at second base, third base, shortstop and center field.
Elsewhere around the majors:
— Mariners reliever Erik Swanson has been placed on the 15-day injured list with right elbow inflammation, leaving the team without one of its top arms in the bullpen. Swanson has a 1.29 ERA over 13 appearances, recording 21 strikeouts and only one walk in 14 innings. The Mariners filled the roster spot by recalling left-hander Danny Young from Triple-A Tacoma.
NBA PLAYOFFS-MILWAUKEE SHOOTINGS
Milwaukee sets curfew after shootings near Bucks arena
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee officials are imposing a curfew and adding extra police patrols after 21 people were hurt in three shootings near a downtown area where thousands gathered for Friday night’s NBA playoff game.
The shootings happened a few blocks from the arena where the Bucks lost to the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. All of the victims are expected to survive.
Mayor Cavalier Johnson said the city is requiring everyone age 20 or younger to be off the street in the downtown area by 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The mayor did not announce any plans to prohibit downtown watch parties for Sunday afternoon’s Game 7 in Boston.
Muñoz up 1 on Spieth thru 54
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Sebastián Muñoz is the leader through three rounds of the Byron Nelson in Texas.
Muñoz shot 66 on Saturday and is 21 under, a stroke ahead of hometown favorite Jordan Spieth (speeth). Muñoz has been contending since firing a course-record 60 on Thursday.
Spieth shot 8-under 64.
Joaquin Niemann is alone in third at 19 under after a 65. James Hahn almost matched Muñoz’s opening-round 60, shooting 61 to jump 34 spots to a tie for fourth with Justin Thomas.
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS-TRADITION
Stricker stays on top
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Steve Stricker will carry a three-stroke lead over Steven Alker into the final round of the Regions Tradition.
Stricker birdied his final hole Saturday for a 6-under 66 and a 17-under total as he seeks his fourth major championship on the 50-and-over circuit. He had three straight birdies from holes 13-15 after his lone bogey.
Stricker is seeking his second win in the past three tries in the PGA Tour Champions major at Greystone Golf & Country Club.
Alker birdied the final two holes for a 65.
Lee by 1 over Sagstrom
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — Minjee Lee remains the leader through three rounds of the LPGA's Founders Cup.
Lee had an eagle-birdie run on the back nine in a 3-under 69 that puts her one shot ahead of Madelene Sagstrom, who had the day's best round with a 67.
Lee is 17-under through 54 holes as she seeks her first win of the year and seventh on tour.
Lexi Thompson is three off the lead.
INDY-CAR-INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX
Herta wins in Indy
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colton Herta stopped an early slide, overcame two late pit stops and eventually pulled away from Simon Pagenaud (PA'-zheh-noh) to win the wild, wacky and wet IndyCar Grand Prix.
Herta beat the three-time race winner by 3.0983 seconds amid rooster tails coming from the saturated road course. The 22-year-old California driver won for the first time this season and seventh time overall.
Giants ink 6 picks
UNDATED (AP) — The New York Giants have signed six of their 11 draft picks, including first-round selections Kayvon Thibodeaux and Evan Neal. Thibodeaux is an edge rusher from Oregon and Neal played tackle at Alabama.
Thibodeaux had 123 tackles, 35.5 tackles for loss, 19 sacks and three forced fumbles in three seasons in college. His best season was last year when he recorded a career-high 50 tackles, including 12 stops for loss and seven sacks.
Neal started all 40 games in which he played at Alabama and missed only one game in three seasons.
In other NFL news:
— Former Seahawks safety Earl Thomas has been arrested in Texas over an alleged violation of a protective order. The arrest in Orange, Texas, comes more than two weeks after a warrant was issued in Austin. Thomas is accused of sending threatening messages to a woman about her and her children.
Berrettini pulls out of French Open, targets return on grass
PARIS (AP) — Eighth-ranked Matteo Berrettini has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open as he continues his recovery from surgery on his right hand. The Italian says he is targeting the grass-court season, since “going straight back into 5 set matches on clay at Roland Garros would not be sensible.”
The French Open starts on May 22.