Bryant gets 1st hit, reaches 5 times as Cubs beat Padres 7-6

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant watches his RBI single during the fifth inning of an MLB baseball game against the San Diego Padres Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Chicago. Bryant's single was his first major league hit. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant got a standing ovation for his first major league hit and reached base five times Saturday in the Chicago Cubs’ 7-6, 11-inning win over the San Diego Padres.

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Curry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) shoots past New Orleans Pelicans' Tyreke Evans, left, Quincy Pondexter (20) and Anthony Davis (23) during the first half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State Warriors went up big before holding off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday.

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Abreu, LaRoche lead White Sox to 12-3 win against Tigers

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79) greets Tyler Flowers after Abreu's grand slam during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Despite their early season struggles, the players who make up the middle of the Chicago White Sox batting order knew what they could do.

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Daly returning to IndyCar Series at Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Conor Daly will return to the IndyCar Series at the Grand Prix of Long Beach after Rocky Moran Jr. broke his thumb in practice.

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Hawks know from experience that 8 seeds can be troublesome

Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) disrupts the drive of Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ATLANTA (AP) — There’s nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.

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