Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin resume their storied rivalry Thursday when the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals meet in Game 1 of their second-round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Veteran trainer Mark Casse believes Classic Empire gives him his best shot at winning an elusive Kentucky Derby title. Last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile champion overtook Conquest Mo Money and Malagacy in deep stretch to win the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby on April 15. Classic Empire's path
Randal Grichuk hit a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie it and Matt Carpenter delivered a grand slam in the 11th, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals over the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 Thursday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Grichuk had two hits and drove in three