Undefeated NYCFC tops Real Salt Lake 4-0

New York City midfielder Ebenezer Ofori, left, celebrates with New York City midfielder Ismael Tajouri (29) after Tajouri scored a goal against Real Salt Lake during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ismael Tajouri, Maximiliano Moralez and Jo Inge Berget scored first-half goals and undefeated New York City FC beat Real Salt Lake for the first time, 4-0 on Wednesday night.

Hatred still high in NHL playoff rivalries

FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers Claude Giroux, left, holds on to Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby as Kimmo Timonen, right, lands a punch to Crosby's jaw during the first period of Game 3 in a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoffs hockey series in Philadelphia. The NHL’s divisional playoff format was brought back specifically to ignite old and create new rivalries, which has been a successful venture even if hate looks different than it did in the days of the “Broad Street Bullies.” Playoff rivalries are no longer about dropping the gloves or even laying out bone-crushing hits like in past eras. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek, File)

Sidney Crosby saw Jakub Voracek’s glove on the ice and wasn’t going to let his opponent pick it up easily.

Hernandez solid, Mariners sharp in 8-3 win over Royals

Seattle Mariners' Guillermo Heredia hits a solo home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Eric Skoglund during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Felix Hernandez thought his fastball command was the key against Kansas City.

8 Cameroon athletes missing at Commonwealth Games

Australia's Kathryn Mitchell competes in the women's javelin throw final at Carrara Stadium during the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Cameroon officials say eight of their athletes at the Commonwealth Games have gone missing from the athletes village, with two failing to turn up for competitions.

Scherzer steals, throws 5th shutout, Nats top Braves 2-0

Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer, right, stands up after stealing second base in the seventh inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Washington. Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies (1) looks on. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer stole the first base of his professional career and allowed only two singles in his fifth big league shutout, and the Washington Nationals ended a five-game losing skid while getting back to .500 with a 2-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.

Net-front guys play vital role in NHL playoffs

In this Feb. 24, 2018 photo, Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist (72) prepares for a face-off during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Fla. Hornqvist scored a career-high 29 times this season, most of them coming in the "dirty" area in front of the net. Hornqvist and other players who make their living in front of the net can be difference makers in the Stanley Cup playoffs, where grit is as valuable a commodity as grace. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach, file)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There’s a bit of masochist in Patric Hornqvist. Has to be.

South Africa pair upstage Blake in 100

South Africa's Akani Simbine, left, celebrates after winning the men's 100m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Monday, April 9, 2018.Jamaica's Yohan Blake, right, finished third. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Akani Simbine led Henricho Bruintjies in a surprising South Africa 1-2 finish in the 100 meters at the Commonwealth Games that may have Yohan Blake thinking twice about going home to Jamaica.



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