NFL Draft continues...Knicks and Spurs look to extend series leads

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Associated Press

Posted on April 26, 2013 at 9:03 AM

Updated Friday, Apr 26 at 9:06 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL draft continues today with the second and third rounds. Three of the names to consider are Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o (MAN'-ty TAY'-oh), USC quarterback Matt Barkley and West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, who were overlooked in last night's first round.

UNDATED (AP) — Two teams, the Spurs and Knicks, can take a commanding lead in their opening-round NBA playoff series tonight. The Knicks top the Celtics 2-0 and play this evening in Boston, while the Spurs lead the Lakers by the same margin and play this evening in Los Angeles. The final game of the night has Golden State playing host to Denver. That best-of-seven first-round series is tied at one-one.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Wild look to improve their playoff chances tonight with a home game against Edmonton. The Wild share the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with Columbus. Each team has 53 points. The regular season ends Sunday.

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Second-round play in the New Orleans PGA event is underway. Ricky Barnes had the lead after the first 18 holes at 8-under par. On the course, Lucas Glover has equaled Barnes, standing 8-under after three holes of the second round. The leader on the course is Boo Weekley, who is 2-under for the day through four holes and stands at minus-9.

IRVING, Texas (AP) — LPGA Tour rookie Caroline Masson shot a bogey-free 7-under 64 yesterday for a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the inaugural North Texas LPGA Shootout. Inbee Park, the No. 1 women's player in the world, was in a group at three shots off the pace.

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