Crosby helps Penguins beat Flyers 5-0 for 3-1 series lead

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, left, tries for a goal as Philadelphia Flyers' Brian Elliott defends during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Penguins won 5-0. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored his fifth goal of the series and became the Pittsburgh Penguins’ career postseason points leader in a 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.

Twins beat Indians 2-1 in 16 innings in Puerto Rico

Minnesota Twins' Eddie Rosario scores in the 16h inning to give the Twins a 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians in a baseball game at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico, early Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Eddie Rosario scored the winning run in his homeland in the 16th inning, coming around on Ryan LaMarre’s single to lift the Minnesota Twins over the Cleveland Indians 2-1 on Wednesday night for a split of their two-game series in Puerto Rico.

Virginia AD: New coach Tina Thompson ‘exactly what we need’

Tina Thompson, left, is introduced as the new women's NCAA college basketball head coach by University of Virginia Athletic Director Carla Williams, right, at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (Zach Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — It didn’t take Virginia athletic director Carla Williams long to decide she really liked Tina Thompson.

Three local players receive USA Today honors

Hillcrest's Derek Marlowe (1) and Jaxon Weatherly (13) celebrate beating the Post Falls Trojans to advance to the Idaho State 5A Boys Basketball Championship against the Rocky Mountain Grizzlies at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho. Photo By Steve Conner

Hillcrest’s Derek Marlowe and Snake River’s Clancy Thomas and Kelsey Higginson were all recognized as part of USA Today’s All-Idaho basketball selections released Monday.

Pelicans beat Blazers 111-102 to go up 2-0

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, left, shoots next to Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Removed from the turbulence that marked his previous seasons in New Orleans, Jrue Holiday is in a good place — and it shows.



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