ROUNDUP: New Orleans wins playoff opener
New Orleans 97, PORTLAND 95
• The Blazers caught fire in the fourth quarter and had chances to win or tie in the closing moments, but the Pelicans held on to take Game 1 of their NBA first-round playoff series at Moda Center.
New Orleans center Anthony Davis led the way with 35 points and 14 rebounds.
PORTLAND 3, Minnesota 2
• Diego Valeri, Alvas Powell and Fanendo Adi scored as the Timbers won their MLS home opener at Providence Park and won for the first time this season.
SEATTLE 10, Oakland 8
• The M's had 17 hits as they went up 2-0 in the three-game series at Safeco Field and improved to 8-4 overall.
The A's are 5-10.
The series concludes at 1 p.m. Sunday.
• Former Oregon Ducks standout Caroline Inglis finished 70th in the LOTTE Championship at Ko Olina, Oahu, Hawaii.
Inglis shot a 5-over-par 77 in Saturday's final round, giving her a total of 11-over 299.
The winner, Brooke Henderson, had a 69 and was at 12-under 276, four ahead of runner-up Azahara Munoz (67).