Last Update on April 20, 2014 07:53 GMT
UNDATED (AP) -- The road team went 3-1 during Day 1 of the NBA playoffs.
The Atlanta Hawks had dropped eight straight road playoff games until Jeff Teague (teeg) scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 to lead the Hawks past the top-seeded Pacers 101-93 in Indiana. Teague scored nine points in a 14-0 run that put the Hawks ahead 74-58 with 4:08 left in the third quarter. Paul George finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds for the Pacers, who were tied at 50 before the Hawks scored the first eight points of the second half.
Game 2 is Tuesday at Indianapolis.
Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points in the Brooklyn Nets' 94-87 triumph over the Raptors. Paul Pierce provided nine of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to help the sixth-seeded Nets win despite missing 20 of their 24 3-point attempts.
Kyle Lowry scored 22 points and Jonas Valanciunas (YOH'-nuhs val-ehn-SHOO'-nuhs) had 17 points and 18 rebounds for the Raptors, who host Game 2 on Tuesday.
The Golden State Warriors were 109-105 winners over the Clippers in Los Angeles as Klay Thompson scored 22 points and David Lee added 20.
Stephen Curry added 14 points for the Warriors, who trailed by 11 points early before rallying in the third quarter with Blake Griffin and Chris Paul on the bench in foul trouble.
Paul led the Clippers with 28 points, but Griffin added just 16 before fouling out with 48 seconds left and the game tied at 105.
Game 2 is Monday in Los Angeles.
Oklahoma City was the lone home team to win, although the Thunder saw a 25-point lead shrink to 74-72 before they posted a 100-86 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Kevin Durant had 33 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for the Thunder, who led 56-31 late in the first half before allowing the Grizzlies to rally. Russell Westbrook finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds, while Serge Ibaka (ih-BAH'-kah) added 17 points and nine boards.
Zach Randolph had a team-high 21 points for the Grizzlies, who shot just 36 percent and were outrebounded 51-41.
The series stays in Oklahoma City for Game 2 on Monday.
UNDATED (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets turned the tables on the Pittsburgh Penguins to pick up their first-ever Stanley Cup playoff victory.
Matt Calvert scored 70 seconds into double-overtime to complete the Blue Jackets' comeback in a 4-3 win at Pittsburgh. The Jackets rallied from a 3-1 deficit, one game after they blew a 3-1 lead in a 4-3 loss to the Pens in Game 1.
Calvert also sparked the comeback with a goal 7 1/2 minutes into the second period. Jack Johnson tied it with 6:01 left in regulation, and Columbus killed a penalty just before Calvert notched his second of the night.
Brian Gibbons scored twice in a 54-second span to put the Penguins ahead 2-0 just 4:24 in.
Game 3 is Monday in Columbus.
The St. Louis Blues head to Chicago after winning a pair of overtime games on home ice in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Barrett Jackman scored 5:50 into OT to complete the Blues' comeback in a 4-3 triumph over the Chicago Blackhawks. The Blackhawks grabbed a 3-2 lead on goals by Brent Seabrook and Michel Rozsival (ROH'-sih-vahl) 1:45 apart in the third period. But Seabrook became the goat by drawing a five-minute major for charging and a game misconduct, allowing Vladimir Tarasenko to score a power-play goal with 6.4 seconds left.
Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and two assists for the Blues, who next play Monday at United Center.
Colorado also comes away with a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference quarterfinals after winning a pair on home ice. Gabriel Landeskog (LAN'-dehs-kahg) scored a pair of second-period goals to put the Avalanche ahead 3-1 in a 4-2 win over Minnesota. Nathan McKinnon picked up a goal and three assists for the Avs, giving the rookie an NHL record-tying seven points in his first two career playoff games.
Paul Stastny added an empty-netter and set up two goals to back Semyon Varlamov (SEHM'-yahn vahr-LAH'-mahv), who stopped 30 saves to help the Avalanche retain home-ice advantage in the series.
The Wild host Game 3 Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Boston forward Milan Lucic (LOO'-cheech) has been fined $5,000 for spearing Detroit defenseman Danny DeKeyser during their opening playoff game. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Goalie Steve Mason of the Flyers still isn't feeling well enough to play, so Ray Emery will be back in the net for Philadelphia in Game 2 against the New York Rangers. Mason has been sidelined for a week because of an undisclosed upper-body injury after he was knocked over and hit his head on the ice against Pittsburgh. He and the Flyers have declined to say whether the goalie sustained a concussion.
UNDATED (AP) -- St. Louis right-hander Lance Lynn and Toronto southpaw Mark Buehrle (BUR'-lee) are the first four-game winners of the major league season. Each improved to 4-0 by winning Saturday.
Lynn allowed a run and five hits over 5 1/3 innings as the Cardinals beat the Nationals 4-3 in Washington. Lynn also hit an RBI double, Tony Cruz drove in two and the Cards scored three unearned runs on Anthony Rendon's (rehn-DOHNZ') error at second.
Buehrle limited the Indians to four hits in seven shutout innings as the Blue Jays blanked Cleveland 5-0. Dioner (dee-AH'-nur) Navarro had three RBIs, and Jose Reyes went 1-for-5 with an RBI in his first game since straining his left hamstring during the season opener.
Also in the majors:
-- The Athletics are an American League-best 12-5 after scoring three times in the bottom of the ninth to hand Houston its sixth straight loss, 4-3. Jed Lowrie led off the rally with a homer before Alberto Callaspo (ky-AS'-poh) and Josh Reddick added RBI singles to send the A's to the 10th victory in their last 12 games.
-- Chris Archer pitched into the seventh and Tampa Bay belted five home runs in a 16-1 laugher over the New York Yankees. Ryan Hanigan and Wil Myers each hit a pair of round-trippers and Evan Longoria added a two-run shot to help the Rays clobber the Yanks for the second straight night.
-- Max Scherzer struck out nine in seven innings as the Tigers beat the Angels, ending Detroit's 10-game losing streak to Los Angeles. Nick Castellanos (kas-tee-AH'-nohs) hit a two-run homer and Victor Martinez added a solo shot to help the Tigers withstand Albert Pujols' 498th home run.
-- David Ortiz hit a solo homer and the Boston Red Sox won for the third time in four games by scoring twice in the seventh to beat Baltimore 4-2. Brock Holt tripled home the tiebreaking run in the seventh before scoring on Jonathan Herrera's suicide squeeze.
-- The Royals won their fifth straight by putting together a five-run fourth in a 5-4 triumph over Minnesota. Alex Gordon had three hits and the Kansas City bullpen tossed four hitless innings to secure the win.
-- Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff (KOOZ'-mah-nahf) hit solo homers and Colby Lewis gave up just one run over 5 1/3 innings as Texas doubled up the Chicago White Sox 6-3. Fielder's blast sparked a four-run fourth before Josh Wilson hit a two-run single and scored on Shin-Soo Choo's double.
-- Henderson Alvarez carried a perfect game into the sixth inning before settling for a two-hitter in Miami's 7-0 rout of Seattle. Marcell Ozuna had a three-run homer and an RBI single to hike his average to .343.
-- The Los Angeles Dodgers fell behind 4-0 before Andre Ethier (EE'-thee-ur) clubbed a three-run homer in the fourth to ignite a comeback in an 8-6 win over Arizona. Adrian Gonzalez laced a two-run single and Matt Kemp added a two-run double, both coming while the Dodgers were scoring five times in the fifth to go ahead 8-4.
-- Eric Stults allowed a run and three hits in six innings of San Diego's 3-1 victory against San Francisco. Everth Cabrera snapped a 1-1 tie with an RBI triple in the fifth.
-- The Chicago Cubs were 8-4 winners over Cincinnati as Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers. Mike Olt added a solo shot for the Cubs, who had scored just once in their previous three games before erupting against the Reds.
-- Ryan Braun's second homer of the day was a two-run blast with two outs in the ninth inning to lift Milwaukee to its second straight win, 8-7 at Pittsburgh. Jonathan Lucroy hit three doubles and drove in two runs for the Brewers, who blew a 4-1 lead before winning for the 12th time in their last 15 games.
-- Justin Upton was 3-for-5 with a three-run homer and two runs scored in Atlanta's 7-5 win over the New York Mets. Ervin Santana held the Mets to a run and sixth hits while striking out seven in seven innings.
-- Jordan Lyles led Colorado's 3-1 win over Philadelphia, holding the Phillies to an unearned run and five hits in seven innings. Justin Morneay's two-run homer put the Rockies ahead 3-0 in the fourth inning.
HILTON HEAD, S.C. (AP) -- Luke Donald is the leader through three rounds of the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head.
Donald fired a 5-under 66 on Saturday for an 8-under total, two strokes ahead of John Huh (huh). Donald had an eagle and six birdies a he tries to finally win the event after four top-three finishes since 2009.
Charl Schwartzel, Nicholas Thompson, Jim Furyk (FYOOR'-ihk) and Ben Martin are three shots back.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) -- Michelle Wie (wee) has earned her third LPGA title and first since 2010 by capturing the LOTTE Championship in her native Hawaii. Wie began the final round four shots off the pace before firing a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke win over Angela Stanford. Inbee Park closed with a 67 to end up three strokes back.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) -- Tour rookie Miguel Angel Jimenez (AHN'-hehl hee-MEHN'-ehz) has the lead after two rounds of the three-round Champions Tour event in Duluth, Ga. He shot a 2-udner-70 and has a one shot lead at 9-under. Standing alone in second place is Bernhard Langer who shot a 4-under-68.
Applications for US jobless aid up 2K to 304,000
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase.
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