MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - James Harden gave Houston quite the jump-start with 22 of the team's 50 points in the third quarter, as the Rockets cruised past the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-100 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
NEW YORK (AP) - Rookie Miguel Andujar homered and doubled to extend his barrage of extra-base hits, Didi Gregorius had a grand slam and the New York Yankees hammered the Minnesota Twins 14-1 Monday night for their first three-game winning streak under new manager Aaron Boone.
SEATTLE (AP) - Gustav Svensson and Will Bruin scored in a three-minute span midway through the first half and the Seattle Sounders won for the first time this season, beating Minnesota United 3-1 on Sunday.
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) - Junior hockey players and others were en route to a crucial playoff game on Friday when a tractor-trailer slammed into their chartered bus, killing 15 and sending shock waves through a small Canadian town.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Moe Wagner, Charles Matthews and Michigan erased a 10-point second-half deficit and the Wolverines ended Loyola-Chicago's storybook NCAA Tournament run with a 69-57 victory Saturday night in the Final Four.