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Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead

CHICAGO (AP) – Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Washington rallied from 10 down in the fourth quarter after blowing a 17-point More >

Headley’s HR lifts Padres past Brewers 2-1 in 12

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Chase Headley homered in the top of the 12th inning and San Diego relievers tossed six shutout innings in the Padres’ 2-1 win Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Brewers. Huston Street retired the side in order in the bottom of the 12th for his seventh save after Donn Roach allowed just one hit More >

MLB suspends 4 after Brewers-Pirates brawl

NEW YORK (AP) – Major League Baseball has suspended four players involved in last Sunday’s brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee catcher Martin Maldonado was suspended five games while outfielder Carlos Gomez was suspended three games. Pittsburgh outfielder Travis Snider must sit two games, with Russell Martin also missing one game. There was More >

Granlund gives Wild 1-0 win in Game 3 over Avs

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Mikael Granlund’s diving swing at his own rebound 5:08 into overtime gave the Minnesota Wild a 1-0 win over Semyon Varlamov and the Colorado Avalanche in Game 3 on Monday to pull within 2-1 in the best-of-seven series. Varlamov stopped 45 of 46 shots, a franchise playoff record number of shots More >

White Sox rally in 7th for 3-1 win over Tigers

DETROIT (AP) – Jose Abreu and Dayan Viciedo hit RBI doubles in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied for a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Chicago scored three runs in the seventh off Anibal Sanchez (0-2) after managing only one hit in the first six innings. John Danks (2-0) More >

Wood homers, allows 1 run in Cubs’ win

CHICAGO (AP) – Travis Wood hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs to back his nine-strikeout performance on the mound, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Wood (1-2) gave up a run and six hits over seven innings. His four RBIs and nine strikeouts matched More >

Ramirez, Braun lead Brewers to 4-3 win over Padres

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Aramis Ramirez homered, Ryan Braun drove in two runs and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 Monday night. Wily Peralta gave up three runs and six hits in 6 1-3 innings as the Brewers improved their major league-best record to 15-5. Peralta stuck out six. Will Smith pitched out of a More >

Brewers release details of Uecker statue unveiling

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Brewers plan a private unveiling Friday of a last-row statue paying tribute to broadcaster Bob Uecker. The placement of the statue at Miller Park refers to an advertising campaign in which an usher tells Uecker he’s in the wrong seat. Uecker stands and boasts, “I must be in the front row.” More >

Packers clearing houses for parking

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) – The Green Bay Packers will raze about a dozen houses near Lambeau Field this spring. The property is being cleared for grass parking. The organization has been buying land around Lambeau Field for several years. Spokesman Aaron Popkey says the Packers have been working with nonprofit agencies to remove materials from More >

Alfredo Simon leads Reds over reeling Cubs 4-1

CHICAGO (AP) – Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday for their 16th win in their last 17 games at Wrigley Field. Making his third start, Simon (2-1) allowed an unearned run in six-plus innings and sent the Cubs to their fifth straight loss. Simon is More >