NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Rangers are staying alive in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins last night. Chris Kreider steered in a pass from Rick Nash 7:03 into overtime. The Rangers will need to win again tomorrow in Boston to force a Game 6 back in Madison Square Garden.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Injured New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira could soon start playing in minor league games. The All-Star has been out since injuring his right wrist in early March while with the U.S. team preparing for the World Baseball Classic. Teixeira has been taking part in simulated games this week at the Yankees' minor league complex.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Fire acquired defender Bakary Soumare from the Philadelphia Union yesterday for a second round-pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft and allocation money. This will be the second stint with the Fire for Soumare, who is expected to be available tomorrow at Real Salt Lake.
NEW YORK (AP) - P.J. Carlesimo says the Brooklyn Nets' goal of winning a championship within the next two years is "maybe not totally realistic," though he believes they are a contender in the Eastern Conference. Carlesimo went 35-19 as interim coach after Avery Johnson was fired in December, but the Nets told him he wouldn't return the day after a Game 7 loss to Chicago in the first round.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New York Giants fullback Henry Hynoski will have surgery today after hurting his left knee in the team's organized training activity. The 3-year veteran was hurt on the second play from scrimmage during an 11-on-11 drill on Wednesday at the team's first OTA. He had an MRI in the afternoon. The Giants say a doctor examined Hynoski and found two injuries.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Eddie Jordan has started putting together his coaching staff at Rutgers. Jordan says Kyle Triggs will serve as assistant coach and Dalip Bhatia will be the program's director of basketball operations. The 29-year-old Triggs worked with Jordan in the NBA, with the Los Angeles Lakers, while Bhatia most recently served as assistant coach at St. Peter's.
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