Draft begins with quarterbacks taken 1-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Two quarterbacks were followed by a pair of Buckeyes as the NFL draft got underway in Chicago.

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The Los Angeles Rams have used the No. 1 selection to take California's Jared Goff, just before the Philadelphia Eagles took Carson Wentz of North Dakota State with the No. 2 choice. It marks the second straight year quarterbacks were grabbed with the first two picks in the draft, and the seventh time since 1967.

The 6-foot-4 Goff set records and grew into a top prospect in three seasons with the Golden Bears. Now he'll be competing for the chance to throw the first passes at the Coliseum in the Rams' return in September.

The 6-foot-5 Wentz led the Bison to their fifth consecutive FCS title last season. He passed for 1,651 yards and 17 touchdowns during his senior year that was shortened by a wrist injury.

The San Diego Chargers pulled off a bit of a surprise by taking Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa with the third selection. The Chargers have needed a force on the defensive line since Jamal Williams left after the 2009 season.

Dallas also went with an Ohio State product at No. 4, taking running back Ezekiel Elliott. The 225-pound Elliott is the Buckeyes second all-time leading rusher with 3,961 yards, trailing only two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin.

Jacksonville sough secondary help with the fifth pick, getting Florida State cornerback Jalen Ramsey. He was an All-American and first-team All-ACC his last two years with the Seminoles.

Baltimore picked up Notre Dame offensive lineman Ronnie Stanley with the sixth choice, Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner went to San Francisco at No. 7, and Tennessee acquired the eighth pick from Cleveland to get Michigan State offensive tackle Jack Conklin. Chicago moved up in the draft to snare Georgia linebacker Leonard Floyd with the ninth pick, and the New York Giants selected cornerback Eli Apple of Ohio State with the 10th choice.


Team hopes to move to Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city. He told officials in Las Vegas that $200 million of the half-billion would come from an NFL loan.

The Raiders have a one-year lease in Oakland for next season, and Davis indicated the team would likely stay there until a new stadium is built. He said the Raiders could play a preseason game in the aging 40,000-seat UNLV stadium but that it wasn't suitable for regular-season games.


Hawks advance

BOSTON (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have moved into the NBA's Eastern Conference semifinals with a dominant performance in Game 6 of their first-round series at Boston.

Paul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds as the Hawks cruised to a 104-92 win over the Celtics. The Hawks led by as many as 28 and shot 51 percent from the field. Atlanta blew the game open with a 39-point third quarter in which it shot 74 percent.

Kent Bazemore and Al Horford each had 15 points apiece as part of the Hawks' balanced attack. Kyle Korver added 14 points and nine rebounds to the victory.

Isaiah Thomas had 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Celtics, who hadn't lost a playoff series to the Hawks since the 1958 NBA finals.


Hawes to miss rest of Heat series

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets say backup center Spencer Hawes will miss the remainder of their first-round series against Miami with a sprained right MCL.

Hawes was injured in Wednesday's 90-88 victory over the Heat, which gave the Hornets a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. He averaged 3.6 points and 3.2 rebounds during the series.


Oshie's trick lifts Caps

WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie couldn't have timed his first career playoff hat trick any better.

Oshie completed his three-goal performance by scoring 9:33 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals Game 1 of their NHL second-round series, 4-3 over Pittsburgh. He scored consecutive goals to put the Caps ahead 3-2 early in the third period, then ended the game with an unassisted tally.

Oshie entered Thursday with just one goal in 36 career postseason games.

Ben Lovejoy and Evgeni Malkin scored :57 seconds apart midway through the second period to give the Pens their only lead.

Braden Holtby turned back 42 shots for the Capitals, who will host Game 2 on Saturday.


Selke finalists announced

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron is a finalist for the Selke Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward, an award he's won three of the last four years. Anaheim's Ryan Kesler and Anze Kopitar are the other finalists for the Selke, which will be presented at the NHL Awards June 22 in Las Vegas.


Arrieta goes to 5-0

UNDATED (AP) — Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta saw a pair of streaks come to an end on Thursday, although he still hasn't suffered a regular-season loss since last July 25.

Arrieta became the National League's first five-game winner of the season by allowing a run and three hits over five innings of the Cubs' 7-2 win against Milwaukee. His bid for a second-straight no-hitter ended with a leadoff single in the top of the first, and his home scoreless streak was stopped at 52 2/3 innings when Alex Presley hit an RBI double in the fifth. However, Arrieta won his 16th straight decision and helped the Cubs improve to a major league-best 16-5.

Ben Zobrist put the Cubs ahead with a two-run homer in the bottom of the first, one inning before Dave Ross hit a solo homer to make it 3-0. Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant lifted his average to .289 and scored twice before leaving the game with a right ankle injury.

The Cubs are a major league-best 16-5, the team's best 21-game start since winning their first World Series title in 1907.

It wasn't a perfect day for Chicago's major league teams. The White Sox saw their six-game winning streak come to an end as Manny Machado launched a grand slam and had five RBIs to lead Baltimore's 10-2 rout of the Pale Hose. Chris Davis and Mark Trumbo hit third-inning homers against John Danks, who was tagged for six runs and nine hits in five-plus innings.

Todd Frazier smacked a two-run homer for the White Sox, who still own the American League's top record despite falling to 16-7.


— Rubby De La Rosa was sharp in Arizona's 3-0 shutout of St. Louis, holding the Cardinals to two hits while fanning 10 in seven innings. Chris Hermann socked a two-run homer and Brandon Drury added a solo shot to account for the Diamondbacks' scoring.

— Washington and Philadelphia were scoreless in the ninth until Cameron Rupp hit a two-run double and David Lough added an RBI single to lift the Phillies to a 3-0 victory and a three-game sweep of the Nationals. Aaron Nola had to settle for a no-decision after striking out seven while holding the Nats to two hits in seven innings.

— Atlanta's seven-game losing streak is over after Nick Markakis was 4-for-5 with three RBIs in the Braves' 5-3 triumph over the Red Sox in Boston. Jhoulys Chacin held the Bosox to two runs in five innings to help the Braves win for just the fifth time in 22 games.

— Anthony Gose was hitting .170 before going 2-for-4 with a two-run homer as Detroit beat Oakland for the third time in four days, 7-3. Anibal Sanchez became the first Tigers starter to walk seven and strike out nine in the same start since Jack Morris in 1988.

— Jose Fernandez struck out eight and gave up two runs in six innings to lead Miami's 5-3 triumph over the Dodgers in Los Angeles. J.T. Realmuto and Giancarlo Stanton hit solo homers as the Marlins dealt Kenta Maeda his first loss as a Dodger.

— The Rockies-Pirates game was postponed by rain and snow in Denver.


Teams make roster moves

UNDATED (AP) — Angels closer Huston Street has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained left oblique suffered while warming up Wednesday. The 32-year-old veteran has converted all five of his save opportunities this season with a 1.17 ERA, allowing just four hits and one run over nine appearances.

In other major league news:

— White Sox closer David Robertson will miss at least three games after being placed on the bereavement list because of the death of his father-in-law. Robertson leads the AL with eight saves and owns a 0.87 ERA with 13 strikeouts and a .152 opponents' batting average.

— Cubs catcher Miguel Montero has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with lower back tightness. Chicago manager Joe Maddon expects Montero to return within two weeks.

— The Brewers have put second baseman Scooter Gennett on the 15-day disabled list with right oblique tightness. He was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup against the Chicago Cubs after experiencing pain during batting practice.


Satellite camps are back

UNDATED (AP) — Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has gotten his wish.

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors has scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps. That rebuffs a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer.

The council three weeks ago approved a ban prohibiting Bowl Subdivision coaches from holding or working at camps and clinics away from their schools. Harbaugh and his Michigan staff held camps in the South last summer, and he was among the first to praise the board's decision.


Indictment in Smith shooting

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cardell Hayes has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of former Saints defensive end Will Smith. Hayes was also indicted on a charge of attempted murder because police say he wounded Smith's wife after they got into a dispute when Hayes's Hummer hit Smith's Mercedes SUV from behind on April 9. The coroner said Smith was shot seven times in the back and once along his side, but Hayes' defense lawyer has said his client was not the aggressor and that a witness saw a gun in Smith's possession.


Stuard leading when play halted

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Brian Stuard was the leader when the first round of the Zurich Classic was suspended.

Stuard fired an 8-under 64 that included only 21 putts and no bogeys. He finished his final hole following a rain delay of nearly five hours.

Retief Goosen is second after a 65.


Hur tops Texas Open leaderboard

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Mi Jung Hur opened with a 5-under 66 to grab the first-round lead at the LPGA's Texas Shootout near Dallas.

Gerina Piller is in a three-way tie for second with Eun-Hee Ji and So Yeon Ryu at minus-4.