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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Manu Ginobili broke out of his shooting slump with 17 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to an 87-81 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night and a sweep of their first-round Western Conference series.
NEW YORK (AP) — Marc Staal scored a power-play goal 1:35 into overtime after Brad Richards tied it in the dying seconds of regulation to lift the New York Rangers to a stunning 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota was suspended for 100 games on Monday, becoming just the third major league player penalized twice for positive drug tests.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania prosecutors said Monday they now believe the alleged locker-room shower assault of a boy by Jerry Sandusky that ultimately led to football coach Joe Paterno's firing took place a year earlier than they first claimed, prompting attorneys for two Penn State administrators call for dismissal of one of the charges.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Coyotes are a step close to having an owner after three years of waiting.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — Phil Mickelson loved golf before he was old enough to walk and swing a club. It took him on a thrilling ride of major championships and a few spectacular crashes, eventually leading to his induction Monday night into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Roger Goodell better have the goods.
MADRID (AP) — Serena Williams beat Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-1 to reach the Madrid Open's second round, while sister Venus lost 6-4, 6-1 to Angelique Kerber on Monday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers shortstop Alex Gonzalez has a torn ligament in his right knee and will have season-ending surgery, the third Milwaukee player to sustain a serious injury since opening day.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another evidently loves traveling every bit as much as galloping on the track.