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Flyers rally to beat Blackhawks

Chris Pronger scored with 2.1 seconds remaining to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a come-from-behind 3-2 win over the visiting Chicago Blackhawks yesterday. The defenseman took a pass from Claude Giroux and beat a diving Cristobal Huet to the glove side to cap a flurry of scoring where all five goals were tallied in the final period ... Bryan Allen scored with 2:14 left in overtime to help the Florida Panthers rally from an early two-goal deficit to beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2. After becoming the first team in NHL history to win three straight games in regulation when trailing after two periods, the Sharks found themselves on the other side of a late comeback.


Free agent Delhomme signs with Cleveland

Free agent quarterback Jake Delhomme has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Cleveland Browns. The QB's agent, Rick Smith confirmed Delhomme's agreement with the Browns, who have been busy trying to fix a troublesome position. Delhomme, 35, was released last week after seven seasons with the Carolina Panthers. He had been scheduled to visit the New Orleans Saints, his hometown team, but canceled the trip.


Kuznetsova ousted at Indian Wells

Carla Suarez Navarro upset top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in the second round of BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, Calif. Two-time champion Kim Clijsters advanced with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova. Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka, No. 8 Samantha Stosur, No. 9 Flavia Pennetta and No. 13 Yanina Wickmayer also won in straight sets. Fifth-seeded Nikolay Davydenko and No. 10 Fernando Verdasco (10) advanced in the men's draw.

- AP

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