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Brian Wilson happy to have an old friend on new record, tour

In this March 30, 2015 file photo, Brian Wilson performs on stage during Brian Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music Of Brian Wilson at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles. Wilson recently released "No Pier Pressure." For his eleventh solo album, he was able to attract young recording artists like Kasey Musgraves, Nate Ruess and Zoey Deschanel and M. Ward, known as She & Him.  (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — While Brian Wilson doesn’t plan to officially reunite with the surviving members of the Beach Boys, having an old friend sing on a new record certainly provided a comfort zone.

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‘Young at heart’ composer John Kander readies ‘The Visit’

In this May 4, 2011 file photo, composer John Kander attends the Tony Awards Meet the Nominees Press Reception in New York. "The Visit," the musical Kander wrote with Fred Ebb that debuted in 2001 in Chicago, has made it to Broadway, and "Kid Victory," a musical he co-wrote with Greg Pierce, made its world premiere earlier this year in Washington, D.C., and is scheduled to play at New York's The Vineyard Theatre next fall. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — In John Kander’s Manhattan apartment there’s a framed poster on a wall with a blown up crossword puzzle clue.

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Gosselin makes costly error, Braves beaten by Mets 7-1

Atlanta Braves pitcher Trevor Cahill reacts after giving up a run-scoring hit to the New York Mets in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Bases loaded, no outs, scoreless game. The Atlanta Braves needed an easy double-play grounder to prevent a big inning and they got it.

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Backstrom seals Capitals’ 2-1 overtime win over Isles

Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) celebrates with Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) of Sweden as New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) leaves the ice with his head down after Backstrom scored in overtime of Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The Capitals defeated the Islanders 2-1 to even the series at  2-2. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom scored 11:09 into overtime to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night, and even their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders.

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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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