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Ducks must shake off OT loss to Hawks before pivotal Game 5

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner, left, checks Chicago Blackhawks center Brad Richards (91) during the second period in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After 17 grueling periods crammed into just four games, the Anaheim Ducks have no doubt they can play at hockey’s highest level with the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Descalso’s 2-run homer lifts Rockies past Giants, 5-3.

San Francisco Giants' Justin Maxwell singles off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher David Hale in the fifth inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit gave manager Bruce Bochy the start he wanted. It lasted one pitch too many and helped finish the San Francisco Giants’ winning streak.

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Giants extend winning streak to 8 with 10-8 win over Rockies

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher David Hale works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of Game 2 of a baseball doubleheader Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — It wasn’t a dominant pitcher or a burly slugger who put an end to San Francisco’s eight-game winning streak, but a 5-foot-10 backup shortstop with what Colorado manager Walt Weiss describes as “sneaky power.”

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Bolsinger shuts down Padres, Pederson hits HR as Dodgers win

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Mike Bolsinger throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Bolsinger retired his final 23 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning and Joc Pederson homered, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the punchless San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

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APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem’s widow won’t face criminal charges

In this Oct. 27, 2003, file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday, May 22, 2015, they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem’s widow despite efforts by the radio personality’s children to have her prosecuted. A charge evaluation sheet released by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said there was insufficient evidence to charge Jean Kasem because her husband had been under consistent medical care in his final days. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won’t file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem’s widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality’s children to have her prosecuted.

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