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6:26 am
Wed May 2, 2012

WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap

No Rondo.  No Allen. Big problem for Boston, right?

Last night in Atlanta, with Rajon Rondo suspended and Ray Allen sidelined, the Celtics rode Paul Pierce, who poured in a game-high 36 points, as they stunned the Hawks 87-80 to even the Eastern Conference quarterfinal at one game apiece.  Sound courtesy of CSN.     

In Chicago, Jrue Holiday poured in 26 points for the 76ers, who shot a scorching 59 percent from the field, as they routed the Derrick Rose-less Bulls 109-92. This series is even at 1. 

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6:39 am
Tue May 1, 2012

WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap

Well in case of an emergency, break glass!

Last night in Miami, Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire hit six of nine field goal attempts, but the last thing he hit may’ve taken him out of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. 

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Sports
6:14 am
Mon April 30, 2012

WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap

Well the Clippers have opened their first NBA postseason in six years with an incredible comeback…

Yesterday on the court in Memphis, Nick Young drained three three-pointers during a one minute stretch to rally the Clippers, who trailed by as many as 27 points before closing on a 28-3 run, to knock off the Grizzlies 99-98.  The Clippers will play Game 2 Wednesday without Caron Butler, who broke his left hand in the second half. 

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Sports
6:27 am
Fri April 27, 2012

WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap

Well the Rangers and Devils have both advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals…

Game 7 on the ice last night in New York, Marc Staal and Dan Girardi both scored, Henrik Lundqvist made 26 saves, as the Rangers ousted the Senators 2-1.  New York will face the Washington Capitals in Round 2.

Meanwhile in Game 7 from Florida, Adam Henrique scored at 3:47 of double overtime, as the Devils eliminated the Panthers 3-2.  New Jersey gets the Philadelphia Flyers in the conference semis. 

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6:26 am
Thu April 26, 2012

WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap

Well the defending Stanley Cup champions can no longer defend their title…

On the ice last night in Boston, Joel Ward stuffed a rebound past Tim Thomas at 2:57 of overtime, as the Capitals eliminated the Bruins, winning Game 7 2-1.  Sound courtesy of the NHL.  Washington won’t know its second round matchup until the conclusion of tonight’s games.  Two more Game 7s in the Eastern Conference:  The Rangers will host the Senators in New York, and the Devils will skate against the Panthers in Florida.    

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6:22 am
Wed April 25, 2012

WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap

Well the Devils have forced a Game 7…

On the ice last night in New Jersey, Travis Zajac tallied the game-winning goal nearly six minutes into overtime, as the Devils skated past the Panthers 3-2.  Sound courtesy of TSN.  The two will tangle in Game 7 tomorrow night in Florida.

To the NBA, Utah clinched the final playoff berth in the West by beating Phoenix 100-88, Oklahoma City rumbled past Sacramento 118-110, Boston bounced Miami 78-66, Atlanta knocked off the Clippers 109-102, and New Orleans got by Golden State 83-81.

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6:38 am
Tue April 24, 2012

WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap

Well the Rangers have forced a Game 7…

Last night in Ottawa, Boston College rookie Chris Kreider scored that goal on the power play, capping a three-goal second period, as the Rangers staved off elimination with a 3-2 win over the Senators.  Sound courtesy of MSG.  The series returns to Madison Square Garden for Game 7 Thursday night. 

In Chicago, Mike Smith made 39 saves and the Coyotes scored three times in the final period to finish off the Blackhawks 4-zip.  Phoenix advances to take on Nashville in the second round. 

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6:22 am
Mon April 23, 2012

WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap

Well the defending Stanley Cup champions are still alive…

Yesterday in Washington D.C., Tyler Seguin's tally just over three minutes into overtime gave the Bruins a 4-3 win over the Capitals to send the best-of-seven first round series to a decisive Game 7 Wednesday night in Boston.  Sound courtesy of NBC.   

In Philadelphia, the Flyers have advanced to the second round… Claude Giroux scored 32 seconds into Game 6 and Philadelphia never looked back, finishing off the Penguins 5-1.

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6:30 am
Fri April 20, 2012

WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap

A historic night for Old Faithful.

Last night in New Jersey, Martin Brodeur bounced back from his shortest postseason performance with a record-setting 24th Stanley Cup playoff shutout, making 26 saves in leading the Devils to a 4-0 win over the Panthers, evening their first-round series at two-all.

In Washington D.C., Alexander Semin's second period power play goal proved to be the game-winner, as the Capitals skated past the Bruins 2-1 to even their series at two games apiece. 

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6:45 am
Thu April 19, 2012

WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap

Well 60 minutes of hockey wasn’t enough for the Rangers and Senators…

Last night in Ottawa, Kyle Turris netted the game-winning tally just over two minutes into overtime, as the Senators skated past the Rangers 3-2 to even the series at two games apiece.  Sound courtesy of the NHL.       

In Philadelphia, Jordan Staal’s hat trick helped the Penguins pummel the Flyers 10-3.  Philadelphia still leads the series 3-1. 

In Los Angeles, Cory Schneider made 43 saves to lead the Canucks to a 3-1 win over the Kings.  Los Angeles leads this series 3-1.   

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