NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Sven Andrighetto scored with 1:28 left to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 victory over Nashville Predators 2-1, sending the first-round series back to Denver for Game 6. Gabriel Landeskog tied it for the Avs with 4:11 to go. Andrew Hammond made a career-high 44 saves for his first postseason victory, and the goalie nicknamed the "Hamburglar" kept the Avs' season alive for at least one more game.
DENVER (AP) - Javier Baez and Kyle Schwarber each had a homer and four RBIs, and the Chicago Cubs rode a seven-run sixth inning to a 16-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Baez had four hits, finishing a triple shy of the cycle. Schwarber had three hits, connecting for his fourth home run of the season in the sixth to help break open the game. Albert Amora Jr. added four hits, including a double and RBI single.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce has died at his home in central Ohio. The College Football Hall of Fame member was 87. Bruce succeeded Woody Hayes after the longtime Buckeyes coach was fired for punching an opposing player in the 1978 Gator Bowl. Bruce had an 81-26-1 record. He won or shared four Big Ten titles during his time as coach from 1979 to 1987.
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