Hornqvist scores in OT, Penguins beat Capitals 3-2

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar 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. Washington’s Mike...

UF roundup: Petty leads women’s golf to NCAA berth

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The University of Findlay women’s golf team earned a spot in the NCAA Division II national championships for the third straight year after finishing third at the NCAA Division II East Regional at Panther Creek Country Club. The Oilers posted a...
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California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21. The new law, which will take effect June 9, makes California the second state...

AHL Playoff Glance

Wednesday, April 20: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3, Providence 2, OT Thursday, April 21: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4, Providence 3, OT Saturday, April 23: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 5, Providence 4, 2OT Friday, April 22: Portland 6, Hershey 4 Saturday, April 23: Hershey 3, Portland 1 Thursday,...

3 For All: Cavaliers Make Record 25 3-pointers, Rout Hawks

CLEVELAND (AP) — J.R. Smith made seven 3-pointers and the Cleveland Cavaliers drained an NBA-record 25 3s in a 123-98 runaway win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night in Game 2 of their second-round series. The Cavs made 18 3-pointers in the first half and added seven more...

Ohio Seizes Tigers, Chimp, Other Exotic Animals From Farm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state seized five tigers and five other animals from a northeast Ohio farm Wednesday, saying it hasn’t met the requirements of a law cracking down on exotic animal ownership. The Ohio Department of Agriculture had worked with Stump Hill Farm in...

Peavy Allows 4 Homers In Giants’ 7-4 Loss To Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — When Jake Peavy can’t beat the Cincinnati Reds, he’s struggling. He lost to the Reds for the first time Wednesday, allowing home runs by Brandon Phillips, Eugenio Suarez, Zack Cozart and Dam Duvall in the San Francisco Giants’ 7-4 loss. Three...

Pot legalization backers kick off California campaign

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long-anticipated campaign to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state that produces more pot than any other commenced in California on Wednesday as supporters announced they have collected enough signatures to qualify a...

Cavaliers set NBA playoff record for 3-pointers

AP Photo/Tony Dejak CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have set an NBA playoff record by making 22 3-pointers in Game 2 against Atlanta on Wednesday night. With Kyrie Irving’s 3-pointer with 5:06 left in the third, the Cavs surpassed the previous postseason record of 21...
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Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist

AP Photo/Eric Risberg MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Northern California doctor who was asked to help Prince before his death is an addiction and pain specialist who has championed the use of a semi-synthetic opiate to treat pain. Dr. Howard Kornfeld, who operates an...