- Tomas Plekanec scored the game-winner in the third period as the Montreal Canadiens moved one win away from advancing to the second round of NHL playoffs with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night. Montreal leads the best-of-seven series 3-0 and can sweep the Lightning with a win Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.
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- The Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Sunday to tie their first round series at one game apiece. Justin Florek, Reilly Smith, Milan Lucic and Zdeno Chara scored for Boston, while Luke Glendening had Detroit's goal. The series shifts to Joe Louis Arena in Detroit for Games 3 and 4 on Tuesday and Thursday.
- Canada is through to the World Group of the Fed Cup after sweeping the first the first three matches of its playoff tie with Slovakia. Montreal's Eugenie Bouchard, ranked 18th in the world, defeated Jana Cepelova 7-6 (6), 6-3 Sunday to clinch the series and send Canada to the prestigious World Group for the first time.
- David Murphy hit a three-run double in the sixth inning and John Axford worked out of bases-loaded jam in the ninth, lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.
- The Flyers are headed back to Philadelphia tied 1-1 in their Best-of-Seven First Round series with the New York Rangers. Luke Schenn's goal on a delayed penalty in the second period proved to be the difference maker, as the Flyers erased a two-goal deficit to beat the Rangers 4-2 in Game 2 on Sunday.
- Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Justin Braun, Patrick Marleau, Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton also scored for the Sharks.
- Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Brent Seabrook has been suspended three games for his hit on St. Louis Blues forward David Backes on Saturday. Seabrook had a phone hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday afternoon. The ban was the first given out by the league since the departure of Brendan Shanahan from the Player Safety department last week.
- For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square and plan for emergencies that could arise during the race.
- Scott Cullen looks at the Brent Seabrook suspension (and wakey, wakey), the Habs putting the Lightning on the brink and the Sharks smacking down the Kings, while the Flyers and Bruins both got back to even ground.
- LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. Chris Bosh scored 13 points and James Jones had 12 for the Heat. Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is Wednesday.
- Tim Duncan scored 27 points, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Dallas Mavericks to one field goal in the final seven minutes to rally for a 90-85 victory Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. The Mavericks also went scoreless for 5 1/2 minutes during that stretch, their lone field goal coming as time expired.
- While it wasn't the coming-out party any of the Toronto Raptors' playoff rookies had hoped for, they were all breathing a little easier Sunday morning, glad that Game 1 of their series was over and done with. Coach Dwane Casey called Game 2 "a whole different animal."
- Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough's throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night. Jonny Gomes hit a three-run homer for the Red Sox, who overcame a 5-0 deficit and improved to 4-5 in Fenway Park where they went 53-28 last season.
- When Ryan Nelsen named his starting XI featuring Michael Bradley, Jonathan Osorio and Kyle Bekker, it appeared we could be in for a change of system. Osorio did play a bit deeper than a normal forward, making the fluid system look, at times, like a 4-2-3-1 but, in truth, this system wasn't much different to the one Nelsen has trusted this season. TSN Soccer analyst Kristian Jack has more in his latest edition of Shapes of MLS.
- The Raptors and Nets don't like each other, even after one playoff game that has been made abundantly clear. If you're looking to trace back that animosity, start with Toronto's one-point victory at Barclays Center in late January. TSN Raptors reporter Josh Lewenberg has more on the battle lines that are being drawn in the series.
- This week's stars were all over the place with their fashion selections, and we're not sure what they were thinking. Katie Holmes can't pull off kiddie prints like Suri can, and Maitland Ward doesn't do "naked" as well as Miley. Good news though ladies, we can help! Here are the worst looks of the week and how to fix 'em. By Jayne Heaton
- 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
- Do you ever wonder if your waste-not-want-not tendencies are leading you down the slippery slope toward a hoarder lifestyle? If any of the scenarios below sound familiar, take heart. We not only understand your challenges but also have suggestions to help you make a clean start. By Liz Fleming