Sports: Breaking Stories and All the Latest from ABC News


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South Africa: Pistorius to Be Sentenced in June for Murder
South Africa’s former Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced in June for murdering girlfriend

2 Syracuse Football Players Stabbed in Campus Altercation
Two Syracuse football players are hospitalized after being stabbed several times in an altercation at the university’s south campus, and a former teammate has been charged in the assault

LEADING OFF: Early Start at Fenway, Lackey Back in St Louis
LEADING OFF: Early start at Fenway, Lackey back in St Louis

Vinny Who? Velasquez Dominates to Start His Phillies Career
Vince Velasquez and Jaime Garcia had two of the best lines you’ll see this season on the same day

Stars Take 2-0 Lead to Minnesota; Wild Look to Make Own Luck
The Dallas Stars have had a clear edge over the depleted Minnesota Wild during most of the first two games of this Western Conference quarterfinal series

Clippers Rout Blazers 115-95 With 3 Double-Doubles in Game 1
Blake Griffin is back to his old ferocious self just in time for the playoffs

Blowouts Were Everywhere on Sunday in the NBA Playoffs
So much for close games: Blowouts were the rule of opening weekend in the NBA, with three on Sunday alone

Warriors, Thunder Seek 2-0 Leads, Raptors Try to Bounce Back
Outside of Stephen Curry’s ankle injury, it’s been a smooth start for a pair of powers in the Western Conference playoffs

Champs Back in Boston, but Top Americans Are Resting for Rio
With the top American runners resting for the Rio Olympics, Neely Spence Gracey


Maeda, Dodgers Beat Giants 3-1 With Pederson’s 2-Run HR
Kenta Maeda pitched seven strong innings, Joc Pederson drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a fifth-inning homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1

Red Wings Beat Lightning 2-0, Cut Series Deficit to 2-1
Red Wings beat Lightning 2-0 cut deficit in series to 2-1

Hickey Scores in OT to Lift Islanders Past Panthers 4-3
Thomas Hickey scored 12:31 into overtime to lift the Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday in Game 3 of their first-round series, giving New York a win in its first playoff game in Brooklyn

Leonard Leads Spurs to 32-Point Victory Over Grizzlies
San Antonio hands Memphis its worst postseason loss in franchise history, 106-74


Deng Scores 31 Points, Heat Rout Hornets 123-91 in Game 1
Luol Deng scores 31 points, Hassan Whiteside adds 21 and the Miami Heat roll past the Charlotte Hornets 123-91 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference series

Marathon Bombing Survivor Will Run Using Prosthetic Leg
Adrianne Haslet will run in this year’s Boston Marathon wearing a prosthetic leg she has needed since losing her left leg in the 2013 finish line attacks

Branden Grace Wins RBC Heritage for First PGA Tour Title
Branden Grace shot a 5-under 66 to overtake Luke Donald and win the RBC Heritage on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title and 11th worldwide victory

Blues Rally for 3-2 Win Over Blackhawks in Game 3
Jaden Schwartz and Patrik Berglund scored in the third period to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series

Curry Still Questionable for Warriors for Game 2 Vs Rockets
The Golden State Warriors are preparing to play without NBA MVP Stephen Curry for Game 2 of their playoff series against Houston on Monday night as he nurses an ankle injury

Irving, Love Lead Cavs to 106-101 Win Over Pistons in Game 1
Kyrie Irving scored 31 points, Kevin Love added 28 and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their series opener against Detroit 106-101

Nets Hire Hawks Assistant Kenny Atkinson as New Coach
The Brooklyn Nets have hired Hawks assistant Kenny Atkinson as their new coach


Nadal Overcomes Monfils to Win 9th Monte Carlo Masters Title
Rafael Nadal overcame a sloppy performance on his serve to beat Frenchman Gael Monfils 7-5, 5-7, 6-0 on Sunday and win the Monte Carlo Masters for the ninth time

Fast Times, $16M for Charity: Boston Marathon Things to Know
Happy birthday to the Boston Marathon, which turns 120 on Monday with 30,000 runners and 1 million spectators to wish it well

History Repeats: US Women’s Soccer Team Still in Wage Fight
Trailblazers of the U.S. women’s national team can’t believe their successors are still having the same debate over equal pay and treatment

Slumping A-Rod Dropped to 6th in Yankees’ Struggling Lineup
Slumping star Alex Rodriguez was dropped three spots to sixth in the New York Yankees’ batting order

Despite Lundqvist Scare, Goalies Don’t Want Changes to Masks
Even after taking an accidental stick to the eye, New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist doesn’t want to see changes to masks


Upton’s 2-Run HR in 14th Lifts Padres to 5-3 Win Over Dbacks
Melvin Upton Jr. hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 14th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Saturday night for their first victory in five home games this season

Tight Blues-Blackhawks Series Shifts to Chicago
Blues coach Ken Hitchcock says the defending Stanley Cup champions get most of the calls when it comes to officiating, and Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville says that has not been his experience

LEADING OFF: Tanaka Vs Iwakuma; Giants-Dodgers in Prime Time
LEADING OFF: Tanaka vs Iwakuma; Giants-Dodgers in prime time; Bautista takes aim at Green Monster; Kluber, Matz try to rebound; A-Rod, Yankees in serious slump


Holtby Shines as Mason’s Mistake Gives Capitals Game 2 Win
Braden Holtby’s brilliance and Steve Mason’s between-the-legs blunder put the Washington Capitals in total control of their first-round playoff series

Hawks Hold off Another Celtics Rally, Take Game 1 102-101
Jeff Teague stymies another big Boston comeback, taking matters into his own hands in the closing minutes to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 102-101 victory over the Celtics in Game 1 of the opening-round playoff series Saturday night

Westbrook, Durant Lead Thunder Past Mavericks in Game 1
Russell Westbrook had 24 points and 11 assists, Kevin Durant added 23 points, and the Thunder overwhelmed the Dallas Mavericks 108-70 on Saturday night

Boston Marathon Celebrates 50 Years of Women in the Race
Fifty years after Bobbi Gibb sneaked onto the course, the Boston Marathon is celebrating a half-century of women who have broken barriers on their way to breaking the finish-line tape

Ledecky and Phelps Swim to Victories in Arizona
Katie Ledecky easily won the 800-meter freestyle at the Arena Pro Swim meet, her third victory in three days just over two months before the U.S. Olympic swimming trials

USC’s Blind Long Snapper Participates in Spring Game
Southern California’s blind long snapper completed two field goal snaps in the Trojans’ spring game Saturday


Fan Hit by Foul Ball at Rays Game in Stable Condition
A fan hit by a foul ball at Tropicana Field was in stable condition at a hospital, one day after she was injured during a game between the Chicago White Sox and Tampa Bay Rays

UNLV Hires Menzies as Basketball Coach After Beard Bolts
UNLV moves swiftly after Chris Beard’s sudden exit, agreeing with New Mexico State coach Marvin Menzies on 5-year contract

UConn Coach Auriemma Hospitalized With Undisclosed Illness
UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma hospitalized with undisclosed illness

Luke Donald Soars, Jason Day Falters at Harbour Town
Luke Donald shot a 2-under 69 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead in the RBC Heritage on Saturday, while top-ranked Jason Day had a season-worst 79 to fall nine shots back with one round left

Rangers Respond, Top Penguins 4-2 to Even Series
Keith Yandle and Derick Brassard scored 18 seconds apart in the second period and Henrik Lundqvist looked just fine dealing with an eye injury and the New York Rangers stopped the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Saturday

Stephen Curry Leads Warriors Past Rockets in Playoff Opener
Stephen Curry dazzled from long range and drove to the hoop from every angle with fire and flair, scoring 24 points before tweaking his ankle as the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 104-78 on Saturday in their playoff opener

Loyola Probes Allegations Against Team Coached by Swoopes
Loyola University says it plans to seek an independent investigation of its women’s basketball program after allegations of player mistreatment surfaced involving the team coached by Sheryl Swoopes

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