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Theo Humphrey shot 3-under-par 69 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the 54-hole Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Charlie Coyle scored his third goal of the series for Minnesota, and the Wild dominated the Colorado Avalanche for the second consecutive game on their way to a 2-1 win Thursday night that evened the first-round matchup at two apiece.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Mike Conley scored five of his 20 points in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 98-95 Thursday night in taking a 2-1 lead in their first-round Western Conference series.

The GreenJackets overcame allowing double-digit hits to beat the Asheville Tourists 6-5 at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

ATLANTA — As the final seconds ticked off the clock, the Atlanta Hawks celebrated and their fans serenaded the Indiana Pacers with chants of “Overrated!” Game 3 did nothing to change that perception.


MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps lost in the first final of his comeback after a 20-month retirement.

SHENZHEN, China - Alvaro Quiros and Simon Dyson each shot 5-under-par 67 to share the lead after the first round of the China Open on Thursday. Fifteen-year-old Tianlang Guan shot 71.

In Ozark, Ala., Demonta Streeter’s RBI single in the ninth inning broke a tie Thursday and lifted Paine College to a 5-4 victory over Claflin.

The Heritage and the PGA Tour have meet with lead sponsors Royal Bank of Canada and Boeing about extending their backing past the five-year deal that ends in 2016.

AVONDALE, La. - Ben Martin treated a tiny gallery to a course-record round, shooting 10-under-par 62 on Thursday in the first round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

Richmond International Raceway's "Track Takeover" promotion to debut on Saturday.

When Taylor Dizon, Kaylen Gay, Reagan Joiner and Montana Mosher finished their routines, they knew they did well. How well was another story.

Lincoln County football coach Larry Campbell will announce a "significant chance" in the athletic program during a Friday news conference.

The NFL will discuss expanded playoffs at the owners' meetings in Atlanta in May.

Theo Humphrey shot 3-under-par 69 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the 54-hole Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.

WASHINGTON - The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective bargaining rights.

The fishing page in The Augusta Chronicle is in its 30th year, and has proven so popular with readers that it's still being produced by Fishing Editor Bill Baab 14 years after he retired as outdoor editor in 2000.

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 

CHICAGO — Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to even their first-round playoff series at two games apiece.

HOUSTON — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets.