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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The New York Rangers and Edmonton Oilers won their series-clinching games on Saturday night to advance to the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.

The Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 at home and the Oiles ousted the Sharks with a 3-1 victory in San Jose.

After trailing Montreal 2-1 in the series, New York ripped off three straight wins with a spread out offense: eighteen players scored at least one point in the series.

Now, the Rangers will play in the second round for the fifth time in six years, facing the winner of the Ottawa-Boston series.

As for the Oilers, it wasn't all about Conor McDavid. Goalie Cam Talbot had a strong series, posting two shutouts and allowing just a single goal in the deciding game.

The Oilers, who are in the playoffs for the first time since 2006, will face a team that's reached the postseason in five straight years: the Anaheim Ducks.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
N-Y Yankees  11  Pittsburgh   5

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Detroit       5  Minnesota       4
Oakland       4  Seattle         3
Tampa Bay     6  Houston         3
Baltimore     4  Boston          2
Cleveland     7  Chi White Sox   0
Texas         2  Kansas City     1
L.A. Angels   5  Toronto         4

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chi Cubs      12  Cincinnati      8
Washington     3  N-Y Mets        1
Philadelphia   4  Atlanta         3, 10 Innings
St. Louis      4  Milwaukee       1
Arizona       11  L.A. Dodgers    5
Colorado      12  San Francisco   3
Miami          6  San Diego       3, 11 Innings

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS
Toronto        87  Milwaukee     76
Atlanta       116  Washington    98
 Final OT  Memphis       110  San Antonio  108
Golden State  119  Portland     113

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
OT  St. Louis     4  Minnesota   3
N-Y Rangers   3  Montreal    1
Edmonton      3  San Jose    1

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Andy King/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano and Detroit Tigers pitcher Matthew Boyd were ejected from Saturday's game for their roles in a bench-clearing brawl.

It all started in the third inning when Detroit's JaCoby Jones was hit in the face by an 89-m.p.h. fastball from the Twins' Justin Haley that caused his mouth to bleed.

Two innings later, Boyd threw a fastball behind Sano, who pointed a finger back at the pitcher. Detroit catcher James McCann intervened, trying to get in front of Sano, who then appeared to shove him out of the way.

Both benches and bullpens emptied, and Sano and Boyd were ejected.

Jones received nine stitches after the hit and will go on the 10-day disabled list.

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Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) – The Detroit Tigers announced Saturday that it placed first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day disabled list with a strained groin.

Cabrera suffered the injury diving for a ball during Friday’s loss to the twins.

First baseman John Hicks has been called up from Triple-A to replace the two-time American League MVP.

Cabrera is hitting .268 with three home runs and nine RBIs this season.

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Eddie Perlas/ESPN Images(SALT LAKE CITY) -- The Los Angeles Clippers announced Saturday morning that star forward Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the postseason due to a toe injury.

Griffin, the team's leading scorer, left Friday night's first-round Game 3 win over the Utah Jazz with apparent injury to his right big toe and did not return. ESPN reports Griffin's plantar plate of that toe was injured, and he will see a foot and ankle specialist once the series returns to Los Angeles.

This marks the second straight season the Clippers will attempt to win a championship without Griffin. Last year, Los Angeles was eliminated in the first-round after Griffin suffered an injured quad in Game 4.

Star point guard Chris Paul spoke after Friday night's game about how the team's offense changes without Griffin in the lineup:

"One of the biggest adjustments is, we probably won't be able to play through the post so much. He's such a dynamic player. We go to him in the post, and we cut and move off him. ... He's our other assist guy. Just his leadership, it's just a different feeling when he's on the court."

Los Angeles currently lead this series 2-1 over the Utah Jazz. Game 4 tips off Sunday in Utah at 9 p.m. ET.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
Pittsburgh   6  N-Y Yankees   3

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Baltimore   2  Boston          0
Houston     6  Tampa Bay       3
Texas       6  Kansas City     2
Cleveland   3  Chi White Sox   0
Minnesota   6  Detroit         3
Oakland     3  Seattle         1
Toronto   5  L.A. Angels   5  (Bot 10th)

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia   4  Atlanta         3
Chi Cubs       6  Cincinnati      5, 11 Innings
Washington     4  N-Y Mets        3, 11 Innings
St. Louis      6  Milwaukee       3
Colorado       6  San Francisco   5
Arizona       13  L.A. Dodgers    5
San Diego      5  Miami           3

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS
Boston         104  Chicago   87
Oklahoma City  115  Houston  113
L.A. Clippers  111  Utah     106

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

OT  Washington   2  Toronto   1
SO  Boston       3  Ottawa    2

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Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has been placed on the disabled list after he was seriously hurt in a dirt bike accident in Denver.

The team announced the news Friday and said Bumgarner, 27, suffered bruised ribs and a Grade 1 or 2 sprain of the AC joint in his left shoulder.

There is no clear timetable Bumgarner's return. The Giants said in a statement that Bumgarner was resting at the team hotel and would be re-evaluated next week.

Bumgarner is a four-time All-Star, three-time World Series Champion, and in 2014 was named the World Series MVP.

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Jeremy Schrank/Charleston RiverDogs(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Air Force Staff Sgt. Georgina Walton, home from deployment, surprised her son Brody after he threw out the first pitch at the Charleston, South Carolina, RiverDogs baseball game Thursday.

Brody, who turns 6 Sunday, thought he was only throwing the first pitch at the minor league game for his birthday. But what he got was an even better present: a hug from his mom.

“He just stared at me and his eyes got big and teary,” Walton, 26, told ABC News of the heartwarming moment. “He couldn’t say anything. He was very stunned. He didn’t say anything until he was almost in the locker rooms and I asked him, ‘Are you ok?’ and he said, ‘I’m just so excited.’”

Walton was deployed to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia for almost seven months. She said Brody was terribly upset that his mom wouldn’t be home for his upcoming birthday, so she knew the homecoming would have to be a special one.

“I looked online at the events happening around here to surprise him,” she said. “The RiverDogs game was one of the events. I grew up going to the RiverDogs and always loved it. He’s been raised to love sports so I contacted them and it was his first game there ever.”

Walton could barely contain her excitement before walking onto the field to join him.

“I was extremely overwhelmed,” she recalled. “I had to stand back for a minute to let him throw the first pitch. As soon I saw him walk on the field I wanted to run out. I was overcome with emotion. I missed him so much.”

She said she is thankful for everyone who helped make this magical moment possible.

“I’m extremely thankful for my family. I couldn’t do it without them,” Walton said. “I’m also so grateful for the RiverDogs for letting me do that. They were amazing. And I’m so grateful to serve our country too, and be a part of the Air Force. I’m so grateful for everything they’ve given me.”

Now the mother-son duo are looking forward to celebrating Brody’s birthday this weekend by going four-wheeling at Carolina Adventure World, an outdoor ATV and dirt bike park.

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Phill Ellsworth/ESPN Images(PITTSBURGH) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs after defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 in Game 5 Thursday night.

The defending champs faced a Columbus team that surprised the hockey world by scoring a franchise-record 108 points this season, but the seven games series mostly fell in the Penguins' favor.

It was capped on Thursday when Columbus nearly rallied back to tie the game at three after Pittsburgh took an early commanding lead. However, the game-tying goal was called off, and Penguins star Sidney Crosby secured the team's fourth point to regain a comfortable lead for Pittsburgh.

Marc-Andre Fleury had 49 saves in his club-record 57th playoff win according to ESPN. He was supposed to be a backup in the series, but Matt Murray sustained a lower body injury before Game 1, and Fleury stepped up. Crosby called him "our best player."

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan said of the series, "It's never perfect out there by any stretch. We love their compete level. We love their ability to respond to the adversity we face or the challenges we face throughout the course of a game, throughout the course of a series."

Columbus head coach John Tortorella, who led the Blue Jackets to the playoffs for just the second time in the last eight seasons, told reporters after the loss, "I'm proud of our club. That's not a 4-1 series. I'm not going to (complain) about it. They win."

Pittsburgh will face the winner of the Toronto-Washington series in the conference semifinal.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
Baltimore 2  Cincinnati1, 10 Innings

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Boston4  Toronto 1, 10 Innings
Cleveland6  Minnesota  2
Tampa Bay8  Detroit 1
Houston  2  L.A. Angels1
Texas 1  Kansas City0, 13 Innings
Oakland  9  Seattle 6

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Philadelphia6  N-Y Mets 4
Washington  3  Atlanta  2
Milwaukee7  St. Louis5
San Diego4  Arizona  1

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS

Cleveland  119  Indiana114
Milwaukee  104  Toronto 77
Memphis 105  San Antonio 94

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
Pittsburgh 5  Columbus2
OT  N-Y Rangers 3  Montreal 2
Nashville  4  Chicago 1
 OT  Edmonton 4  San Jose 3

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