- The long wait is over. The Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets are underway in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first round series. Catch the action live NOW on TSN and TSN Radio 1050. You can also catch the post-game news conference live on TSN GO and TSN.ca.
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- Mark Buehrle tries to win his fourth straight start to begin the season when the Toronto Blue Jays resume their three-game set in Cleveland this afternoon. The Blue Jays, who won 3-2 last night, are expected to get back infielder Jose Reyes today.
- The Colorado Avalanche pulled off a comeback victory in their first playoff game since 2010 and the Central Division champions hope to take a 2-0 series lead when they host the Minnesota Wild in Saturday's Game 2 from the Pepsi Center. Catch the game on TSN starting at 9:30pm et/6:30pm pt.
- The opener of the highly-anticipated Western Conference quarterfinal series between the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks did not disappoint, On Saturday afternoon, the clubs will try for an encore performance at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
- The Columbus Blue Jackets will take another shot at the earning the first playoff win in team history on Saturday when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins at CONSOL Energy Center for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
- Six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic will take a break from tennis to treat his sore right wrist. Djokovic says "I cannot play tennis for some time. How long, I don't know."
- Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes' perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign on Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.
- Ryan Gropp, Travis Konecny and Jared McCann scored third-period goals to lead Canada to a 5-2 win over Germany at the world under-18 hockey championship Saturday. Gropp broke a 2-2 tie at 14:24 of the third before Konecky put the defending champions ahead 4-2 at 16;18. McCann rounded out the scoring with 35 seconds remaining to play.
- Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against Stanislas Wawrinka. Wawrinka progressed after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3).
- The Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies will renew their postseason rivalry Saturday night when the two squads meet at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Catch the game on TSN2 starting at 9:30pm et/6:30pm pt.
- Striker Kenny Miller wants to make the most of his seemingly limited time left with the Vancouver Whitecaps. Miller, a former Scottish international slated to become a free agent under a quirky contract that expires at mid-season, hopes to start tonight in the second of back-to-back games with the Los Angeles Galaxy. You can watch all the action on TSN beginning at 7pm et/4pm pt.
- The Montreal Impact will take another shot at netting their first victory of the season tonight with a road test against the defending MLS champions, Sporting Kansas City. You can listen to the action on TSN Radio 690 Montreal beginning at 8:30pm et.
- The Montreal Canadiens follow Rene Bourque's lead, Pavel Datsyuk makes the difference for the Red Wings and Ryan Getzlaf makes the difference for the Ducks. Scott Cullen looks at Friday night's NHL playoff games.
- Relievers will tell you one of the things they appreciate about their roles is the near-immediate opportunity to make amends for a poor performance. Starters, when they struggle, have to live with it for five days. For Sergio Santos and Steve Delabar, two of the three men who authored one of the ugliest pitched innings in Blue Jays' franchise history on Thursday night, the bounce-back chance came right away.
- On Saturday afternoon, less than three years after winning an unlikely championship together in Dallas, Dwane Casey and Jason Kidd will meet at centre court of the Air Canada Centre. They'll shake hands, exchange a few words then return to their respective benches in the hopes of sending the other home for an early summer vacation. TSN Radio 1050's Josh Lewenberg has more.
- Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany isn't the only celebrity with a few clones out there. (Catch her brood's return in the Season 2 premiere of Orphan Black on Saturday, April 19, at 9 p.m. ET on Space.) Some of our favourite stars are but a costume change away from pulling a Sarah Manning and assuming the lives of their equally famous doppelgangers. Or maybe they've been the same people all along? Hmm... By Denette Wilford
- We're only halfway through the Cambridges' tour of Australia and New Zealand, but it's already been sooo good. The best way to get an inside look at what's been happening Down Under is through Prince George's Instagram, which is royally awesome (and royally fake, but why nitpick?). But if you were hoping to find pictures of anyone other than Prince George, think again. As with any human under the age of two, there is only one star in the room: him. By Denette Wilford