ARLINGTON, (AP) — Mike Napoli's three-run homer put the Texas Rangers ahead to stay. The catcher also blocked the plate to prevent a run and was in sync with pitcher Matt Harrison all night. Not a bad all-around effort.
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade grabbed a rebound, turned and fired a 90-foot pass to LeBron James to set up one of the easiest scores the Miami Heat had all night. Yes, James and Wade are clicking — at the perfect time.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gregg Popovich's "I want some nasty!" is fast becoming the catchphrase of the NBA playoffs. It's eminently quotable, brash and an overnight splash. In other words, it's everything the San Antonio Spurs are not.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It was an hour before the Indianapolis 500, and Dario Franchitti and Tony Kanaan found a quiet corner to prepare for the race. They were interrupted by Parnelli Jones, Bobby Unser and Johnny Rutherford, three of the greatest drivers in IndyCar history.
ARLINGTON (AP) — Nelson Cruz helped the Texas Rangers bust out of their offensive funk in a big way. Cruz hit a grand slam and tied his career high with eight RBIs, Josh Hamilton hit his 19th home run of the season and the Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 14-3 Friday night.