Alexander Semin scored with 1:36 to go in overtime Wednesday, giving Washington a 2-1, playoff-opening win over the New York Rangers. The second game in the best-of-seven series will be hosted by Washington Friday, April 15, 2011.
A federal jury Wednesday convicted former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds of one count of obstruction of justice. Jurors had deadlocked 11-1 in favor of convicting Bonds on a count charging him with lying about whether he had been injected by Greg Anderson, his personal trainer.
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