Your Top Plays for Today
Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
--PAUL SCORES 32, MAKES 8 3-POINTERS AS CLIPPERS ROLL PAST THUNDER 122-105 IN GAME 1
Chris Paul made a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat Oklahoma City 122-105 in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal.
--LIVERPOOL’S EPL TITLE HOPES CRUMBLE, BLOW 3-0 LEAD IN DRAW AT CRYSTAL PALACE
Liverpool regains the lead in the English Premier League but the crown slips further from its grasp as it throws away a three-goal lead in a 3-3 draw away to Crystal Palace.
--AL-LEADING TIGERS TOP ASTROS 2-0, 6TH STRAIGHT WIN AS SCHERZER STRIKES OUT 9 OVER 8 INNINGS
Max Scherzer allowed just three hits and struck out nine batters over eight innings, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Houston Astros 2-0 for their season-high sixth straight victory.
--CROSBY ENDS SCORING DROUGHT, FLEURY POSTS 2ND STRAIGHT SHUTOUT OF RANGERS IN PENS’ GAME 3 WIN
Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the playoffs and Marc-Andre Fleury earned his second shutout for the New York Rangers in two nights as the Pittsburgh Penguins regained home-ice advantage with a 2-0 victory in Game 3.
--LI, RADWANSKA REACH 2ND ROUND OF MADRID OPEN; ISNER, TSONGA ADVANCE IN MEN’S EVENT
Second-ranked Li Na started her Madrid Open campaign by overcoming a stubborn opponent just as third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska did to reach the second round