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Smith-Blixt prevail

AVONDALE, La.—The team of Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixt won the Zurich Classic on the fourth playoff hole today, capturing a new-format tournament that had been held over a day because of darkness.

Smith hit a 58-yard approach shot within three-and-a-half feet of the pin, and the Aussie sank a birdie putt on the par-five 18th hole to give himself and his Swedish teammate the victory.

Bullpen steps up in Jays' win

TORONTO—Aaron Sanchez looked down at his finger and saw the blood a handful of pitches into his start.

All he could think about then was finishing the inning. So he did.

Sanchez threw 13 pitches, erasing a five-pitch lead-off walk with a strikeout and a double play before leaving Toronto's 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday with a split nail on his right middle finger.

Jazz end playoff futility

LOS ANGELES—The only thing stopping Gordon Hayward in the playoffs was a case of food poisoning.

Utah's all-star forward averaged 23.7 points—breaking out for a career-high 40 in Game 3—over seven games to propel the Jazz into the second round of the playoffs with a 104-91 victory over the L.A. Clippers yesterday.

Logano pulls away to victory

RICHMOND, Va.—Joey Logano smiled as if he'd stolen something and got away with it, and that wasn't far from the truth.

Logano passed distracted and dominant Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski on one restart, then pulled away on another with about 20 laps to go to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway yesterday.

Resilient Raptors rest for Cavs

MILWAUKEE—The Toronto Raptors keep getting themselves into tough situations in the playoffs.

They hope their resilience helps make them stronger as they get ready to face the Cleveland Cavaliers again.

At the very least, the Raptors will need to get better at holding onto big leads after blowing a 25-point advantage against the Milwaukee Bucks last night before winning 92-89.