Posts Tagged By GREG BEACHAM

Angels get 1 hit, but beat A’s 2-0 on Calhoun’s homer

Los Angeles Angels’ Drew Butera, left, congratulates Kole Calhoun (56) for hitting a two-run home run against the Oakland Athletics during the third inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, April 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After Nick Tropeano shut down the Oakland Athletics in a dazzling debut, three relievers escaped big jams with the help of some stellar defense.

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Ducks surprise themselves with 1st-round sweep of Winnipeg

Anaheim Ducks' Tomas Fleischmann (14), Rickard Rakell (67) and coach Bruce Boudreau celebrate a goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Anaheim won 5-2 and swept the series. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Even the Anaheim Ducks are a bit surprised to be the first team through to the second round of the NHL playoffs.

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Ducks, Habs get chance to close out playoff series Wednesday

Montreal Canadiens celebrate their 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators in sudden death overtime of game 3 of first round Stanley Cup NHL playoff hockey action in Ottawa, Ontario, on Sunday, April 19, 2015.  (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

The Montreal Canadiens and the Anaheim Ducks already have their first chance to finish up the first round.

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CP3, Griffin lead Clippers past Spurs 107-92 in opener

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, right, blocks a shot by Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin during the first half of Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball  playoff series in Los Angeles, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin accelerated through the paint and threw down a vicious dunk right on Aron Baynes’ head in the third quarter. A few minutes later, Griffin did it again to the same poor San Antonio center.

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