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Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats
MIAMI (AP) -- If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry....

Furyk, Martin join Choi atop leaderboard
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Jim Furyk finished off a second-round 66 Saturday to join K.J. Choi and Ben Martin tied for the lead halfway through the rain-delayed RBC Heritage....

Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0
BOSTON (AP) -- At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal....

Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap shot to the jaw, attended the birth of his third child and propelled the Anaheim Ducks to two gritty playoff victories....

13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak....

5 things to know about Mavericks-Spurs series
While San Antonio Spurs steamrolled toward their fourth 60-win season in 11 years, coach Gregg Popovich was asked if there is a secret formula for the franchise's almost unfathomable run of excellence....

Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Montreal Canadiens are gaining confidence with every playoff victory....

NBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected
MIAMI (AP) -- Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast....

Harang pulled with no-hitter, Braves beat Mets 6-0
NEW YORK (AP) -- Aaron Harang knew the score, he'd done this before: No hits, too many tosses....

Pujols hits 497th homer, Angels beat Tigers 11-6
DETROIT (AP) -- Albert Pujols is quietly closing in on 500 home runs....

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