Butler has 31, Bulls go up 2-0 on Bucks

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CHICAGO (AP) Jimmy Butler was simply following orders from Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.

He kept shooting and the ball kept going in.

Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with 31 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

Ducks rally for OT win, lead Jets 3-0

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Fired up for the first NHL playoff game in town in 19 years, Winnipeg Jets fans booed Corey Perry off the ice in warmups and cheered every icing call against the Anaheim Ducks.

They went silent when the Ducks scored. (MORE)

Warriors rally by Pelicans for 2-0 lead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr likes to say his team teeters on "explosive and careless" basketball, pulling off an astonishing play one moment and a perplexing one the next.

Kerr saw both extremes Monday night. (MORE)

Rangers hold off Penguins, take 2-1 lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) There is nothing poetic or necessarily pretty about the way the New York Rangers play, particularly on the road.

The Rangers grind. They play defense. They block shots. (MORE)

Eagles make Tebow's 1-year deal official

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tebowmania swept through Philly before Tim Tebow's return to the NFL even became official.

By the time the Philadelphia Eagles announced late Monday afternoon that Tebow signed a one-year contract, the city was buzzing about Chip Kelly's latest move. Tebow dominated newspaper headlines, social media conversation and sports talk radio. A pretzel factory even made "Tebowing" shaped pretzels. (MORE)

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