CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe each shot 7-under 65 on Thursday in rain and steady wind to share the first-round lead in the Wells Fargo Championship, while Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler dodged a thrown golf ball with an earplug attached to it.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story each homered and drove in three runs, and the Colorado Rockies set a franchise record with a 13-run fifth inning in a 17-7 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Patric Hornqvist beat Braden Holtby between the legs 2:31 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the second-round series.
OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, and the Warriors rallied to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Tuesday night for a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators finally figured out how to shut down the NHL's best road team and a pretty potent power play. As a result, they have given themselves a chance to tie their second-round series.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Upset with himself for striking out with two runners in scoring position, Jeff Samardzija snapped his bat over his left thigh while heading back to the dugout - an unusual show of frustration for a pitcher on his way to a win.