Your Top Plays for Today
The Associated Press
May. 20, 2014
Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
--LUCY LI, 11, BECOMES YOUNGEST QUALIFIER FOR US WOMEN'S OPEN
Eleven-year-old Lucy Li has become the youngest player to qualify for the U.S. Women's Open by winning the sectional qualifier at Half Moon Bay in California.
--DUNCAN HELPS SPURS BEAT THUNDER IN SERIES OPENER
Tim Duncan scored 27 points as San Antonio took advantage of Serge Ibaka's absence to dominate the paint, beating Oklahoma City 122-105 to open the NBA Western Conference finals.
--RANGERS TAKE 2-0 SERIES LEAD OVER CANADIENS
Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves to help the New York Rangers take control of the Eastern Conference final with a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
--NEW ERA FOR MANCHESTER UNITED AS VAN GAAL, GIGGS TAKE CHARGE
Manchester United broke with 136 years of tradition to welcome Louis van Gaal as its new manager, and midfield great Ryan Giggs ended his storied playing career to take up a coaching role.
--BRANTLEY'S HOMER IN THE 10th HELPS INDIANS BEAT TIRED TIGERS
Michael Brantley homered with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 5-4 win over the drowsy Detroit Tigers.