LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joe Thornton and the San Jose Sharks are going for their third straight win tonight against the Los Angeles Kings in a pivotal Game 5. The Sharks have a 3-2 series lead over Jonathan Quick and his teammates. The defending Stanley Cup champions have won 12 straight at home, but are struggling to score goals.
KANSAS CITY - Royals starter Ervin Santana, who spent eight seasons in the Angels' rotation, faces his old team for the first time when he takes the mound for Kansas City against Los Angeles tonight. Joe Blanton, who replaced Santana in the Angels' rotation, will be searching for his first win for the Angels.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Annie Park shot a 2-under 70 in windy conditions to take the individual lead and help Southern California increase its lead to 17 strokes with one round left in the NCAA Women's Golf Championships. Southern California, 12 strokes ahead entering the day after breaking the NCAA tournament round record with a 12-under 276 on Friday, had a 3-under 285 for a 19-under 845 total. Kim Kyung led Southern California with a 69.
NEW YORK (AP) - LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection. Bryant tied Utah Hall of Famer Karl Malone with his 11th first-team nod. Joining the league MVP James and Bryant on the first team are Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant, San Antonio center Tim Duncan and Clippers guard Chris Paul.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - While meeting with the media to talk about his election into the team's Ring of Fame, former Denver Broncos center Tom Nalen admitted he tried to injure San Diego Chargers defensive lineman Igor Olshansky in a game in 2006. Nalen, who insisted he wasn't a dirty player, dived at Olshansky's knees while his quarterback was spiking the ball. Nalen says at the time, it was payback for Olshansky allegedly grabbing his facemask.
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