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Bryant’s 3 RBIs lead Cubs over Pirates 5-2

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant (17) gets a base hit off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett to drive in Jorge Soler in the fifth inning of a baseball game on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Bryant turned his tiebreaking two-run double into a Little League homer with some heads-up baserunning, and the star rookie had three hits and three RBIs Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Butler scores 31, Bulls beat Bucks 91-82 to go up 2-0

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd, left, and Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic, right, pull Jimmy Butler away from O.J. Mayo, as the two have words during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Monday, April 20, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with 31 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

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Hall of Famer Bob St. Clair dies at 84

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Fame offensive tackle Bob St. Clair, a five-time Pro Bowler who played all 11 of his seasons with his hometown San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 84.

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Desclafani pitches Reds past Brewers

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Anthony Desclafani throws to the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 20, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony Desclafani pitched eight shutout innings and Zach Cozart and Joey Votto homered as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Monday night.

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Rangers shut down Penguins 2-1 to reclaim momentum

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider (20) celebrates with teammates after his goal during the second period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh Monday, April 20, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night.

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