NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira hit a tying homer and Jacoby Ellsbury scored the go-ahead run thanks to a passed ball and wild pitch in the eighth inning, sending the New York Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels last night. Masahiro Tanaka struck out a season-high 11, including Mike Trout twice, and overcame an early bout of wildness in a pitchers' duel with Angels right-hander Garrett Richards.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings face the San Jose Sharks tonight after facing elimination twice. The Kings have forced Game 6 in the first-round series, winning twice after falling into a three-game series deficit. Two more wins would make them the fourth team in NHL history to advance from an 0-3 hole.
DALLAS (AP) — Nick Bonino scored 2:47 into overtime, after getting one of Anaheim's two goals late in regulation, and the Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 5-4 in Game 6 last night to clinch the first-round series. The Ducks scored twice in the final 2:10 of regulation to force overtime. Anaheim got the overtime-forcing goal with 24 seconds left in front of the net with an extra skater and Kari Lehtonen without his stick.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA guard Jordan Adams has changed his mind and decided to enter the NBA draft, leaving the Bruins without their two best players from last season. Sophomore guard Kyle Anderson had already declared for the draft earlier this month. The sophomore Adams led the Bruins in scoring with 17.4 points per game this season.