NHL Playoff Capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored a power-play goal and assisted on another, Braden Holtby made 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 on Saturday night in Game 5 to stay alive in the second-round series.


Nyquist tries to follow American Pharoah at Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Go ahead and pity Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist. He has the unenviable task of following in the hoof prints of Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, and so far isn't getting the respect expected for the only undefeated horse in the race.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS, AP Racing Writer

Passion, pain reignited over new Penn State abuse claims

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The pain and passion over the Penn State sexual abuse scandal were reignited with new allegations that Joe Paterno was told Jerry Sandusky sexually abused a child as early as 1976 and that two assistant coaches witnessed the abuse of other children.

  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press

DERBY 2016: Some dramatic finishes in the Run for the Roses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Picking the most dramatic finishes in the Kentucky Derby is all but impossible. Arguably, each of the 141 editions has a remarkable ending, and Saturday's should be no different.

  • Written by RICHARD ROSENBLATT, AP Racing Writer