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Caps Top Wings

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Detroit, MI) -- The Capitals leapfrogged the Islanders for second place in the Metropolitan Division with a 2-1 victory over the Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. Evgeny Kuznetsov's power-play goal in the first gave them the lead, and Mike Green sealed it up in the second. Braden Holtby played excellent for Washington, stopping 35…

Cavs Turn Back Bulls

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Cleveland, OH) -- LeBron James logged his first triple-double of the season with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists as the Cavaliers turned back the Bulls, 99-94, in Cleveland. Kyrie Irving led all scorers with 27 points for the Cavs, who are four games clear of Chicago for the second seed in the East…

Braves Deal Kimbrel, Upton To Padres

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Atlanta, GA) -- The San Diego Padres continued to overhaul their roster by acquiring All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel from the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. The Padres acquired Kimbrel along with outfielder Melvin Upton in exchange for outfielders Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin, and prospects Matt Wisler and Jordan Paroubeck. The move reunites Melvin, formerly known…

Kentucky Player Apologizes For Insensitive Remark

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- A Kentucky player is apologizing for using a racial slur at Saturday night's postgame NCAA Tournament news conference. Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky says Kentucky's Andrew Harrison has personally apologized to him.   Following the Wildcats' 71-64 loss to Wisconsin in the Final Four, Harrison uttered an insensitive remark while holding his hand…

Suns Edge Jazz

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Phoenix, AZ) -- The Suns kept their slim postseason hopes alive by picking up a 97-95 win over the Jazz at US Airways Center. Phoenix is now three-and-a-half games back of Oklahoma City for the final playoff spot in the West with five games left on its schedule. Gerald Green led the charge with 24…