Trail Blazers win 13th straight, beat Clippers 122-109

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard is defended by Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 17, 2018. The Blazers won 100-87. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maurice Harkless thinks he sees something pleasantly repetitive about the Portland Trail Blazers’ 13-game winning streak.

MacKinnon scores twice, Avalanche beat reeling Red Wings 5-1

Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon is congratulated by teammates on the bench after scoring a goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — This illustrates just how well things have been going for Nathan MacKinnon: He fanned on a shot, got it back, skated to the other side, launched the puck toward the net, hit a defender and in it goes.

The last roars are for Rory McIlroy at Bay Hill

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds the championship trophy after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The connection Rory McIlroy had with Arnold Palmer was strong even before he delivered a Sunday charge that would have made the King proud.

Naomi Osaka on her way up with first pro tennis title

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, poses with her trophy after defeating Daria Kasatkina, of Russia, in the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Indian Wells, Calif. Osaka won 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Naomi Osaka had just won the first title of her career and was waiting to be introduced for her post-match comments.

Rask, Bruins hand Lightning first shutout in nearly 1 year

Philadelphia Flyers' Valtteri Filppula (51), of Finland, scores a goal against Carolina Hurricanes' goalie Cam Ward (30) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tuukka Rask stopped 23 shots to hand Tampa Bay its first shutout of the season and lifting the Boston Bruins over the Lightning 3-0 on Saturday night.

Stenson takes 1-shot lead at Bay Hill; Woods 5 back

Henrik Stenson, of Sweden, reacts after missing a putt on the second green during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament, Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Henrik Stenson gets his third chance in four years to finally win the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and the final hour Saturday reminded him it won’t be easy.



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