2nd Sprint win for Stewart

Tony Stewart got his second NASCAR Sprint Cup series victory of the season Sunday when rain shortened the race by 71 laps at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. The defending Sprint Cup champion has won seven of the last 15 races. It was his 46th career win . . . Helio Castroneves used a bold pass of Scott Dixon to win the IndyCar season opener through the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. Afterward, he honored the late Dan Wheldon, the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner who was killed in the October season finale at Las Vegas, by saluting him at Turn 10, renamed Dan Wheldon Way.


Jenkins scores 27

Former Hofstra star Charles Jenkins shot 13-for-22 and scored a career-high 27 points to go with six assists in 40 minutes in Golden State's 90-87 loss to host Portland. The rookie guard, who started in place of Nate Robinson (hamstring strain), missed a potential tying three-pointer at the buzzer. He entered the game averaging 2.8 points, and his previous high was 15.

Avery Bradley's 23 points led host Boston to an 88-76 win over Washington. The Celtics are a half-game behind Atlantic-leading Philadelphia, which lost in San Antonio, 93-76 . . . Kevin Durant had 28 to lead host Oklahoma City over Miami, 103-87.


Red Bulls rout Rapids

Thierry Henry scored his first two goals of the Major League Soccer season and assisted on one of Kenny Cooper's pair to lead the Red Bulls (1-2) to a 4-1 win over the Colorado Rapids (2-1) in Harrison, N.J. -- AP


Hofstra women fall

Alex Mezzanotte had three goals and Emily von Hollen a goal and two assists for Hofstra (2-7) in a 15-11 women's lacrosse loss to host Cal-Berkeley (4-4) . . . Lisa Terry had six goals and three assists, Cait Webber scored four goals and Karalyn Tetelman added three as St. Joseph's of Patchogue (5-5) opened its multipurpose sports facility with a 17-9 win over Worcester State (0-3).

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