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Brandon Inge hit a game-winning homer, then seemed to speak for many big leaguers when it came to Barry Bonds, drugs and the verdict for baseball's home run king.
The trees are budding and the birds are nesting _ must be time to sit down and watch some of the least compelling matchups in college football: green vs. white, crimson against cream, blue takes on gold.
Michal Neuvirth had a tough task set before him for his NHL playoff debut, facing across the ice from one of the league's best netminders in Rangers veteran Henrik Lundqvist.
Nebraska coach Doc Sadler's new five-year contract raises his annual salary from $800,000 to $900,000 and almost doubles the amount of money he would get if he is fired.
A person familiar with the decision says the Los Angeles Lakers and Phil Jackson each have been fined $75,000 for comments the coach made about collective bargaining.
Bruce Boudreau couldn't sense if Alexander Semin was feeling any pressure heading into Game 1 against the New York Rangers. The enigmatic winger hadn't scored in 15 playoff games dating to 2009 but was doing his best (as usual) to hide his emotions.
Take nothing away from Michal Neuvirth, who shined in his Stanley Cup playoff debut against the Rangers in Game 1. But his Capitals teammates kept more than half of New York's shots from reaching him.
The Capitals can't wipe out decades of playoff pain all at once. They have to do it one game at a time. The math is pretty simple: Four wins get you to the next round; 16 get you the Stanley Cup.