NCAA lacrosse tournament a sign of more parity

Syracuse lacrosse coach John Desko only has to look at his team's regular season — 10 of 14 games decided by one goal — to know that the NCAA Tournament promises to be a crapshoot.

  • Written by OHN KEKIS , AP Sports Writer

Neal's OT goal puts Preds past Ducks 3-2 to open West final

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A few moments after James Neal crumpled Anaheim's Brandon Montour with a vicious check, the Nashville forward took a pass from P.K. Subban and ripped a shot past three Ducks for the winning overtime goal.

  • Written by GREG BEACHAM , AP Hockey Writer