Here’s a look at the latest and most important storylines from around the NBA and NHL Playoffs.
Frederik Andersen made 30 saves in his first career postseason shutout, Matt Beleskey scored in the first period and the Anaheim Ducks remained unbeaten in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night in Game 2 of their second-round series.
The Clippers, who bounced back from a 100-73 loss in Game 3, host Game 5 on Tuesday.
The L.A. Kings have been knocked out of the NHL playoffs by the Calgary Flames.
A girls high school basketball team in Harbor City faces disappointment after working all season to get into the playoffs, only to be told they’ve been disqualified because of their uniforms.
After a wild come-from-behind 38-35 overtime win in San Francisco this past Saturday evening, the Chargers will look to lock up the final AFC playoff spot this Sunday when they travel to Arrowhead Stadium to battle division rival Kansas City.
Nothing like keeping a little drama along for the ride right to the very end. With two games left in the regular season, the San Diego Chargers may be trying to pull a rabbit out of a hat.
With back-to-back losses to the two top teams in the conference, the Chargers (8-6) now are essentially in must-win mode over the final two weekends of the season, which still does not guarantee San Diego a playoff spot when all is said and done.
After dropping a tough 23-14 loss this past Sunday evening to the AFC East-leading New England Patriots, the Chargers find themselves sitting at 8-4 with three games remaining in the regular season.
On the professional level, there is exciting jockeying for a handful of playoff spots in the respective conferences after the division winners have all but been established. For the San Diego Chargers, they find themselves right in that mix.
After a two-game span in five days that left them sitting at 5-3, the Bolts are hoping that their game two days after Halloween does not continue a frightful trend that appears to be emerging.
Matt Kemp hit a go-ahead home run leading off the eighth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night and evening their NL Division Series at a game apiece.
Kazzie Hill drove for eight hours to Dodger Stadium from San Francisco Friday morning.
Live updates of game 1 of NLDS: Dodgers – Cardinals
Hyun-Jin Ryu has pitched three innings of a simulated game on the mound at Dodger Stadium.