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Wake N’ Blog For May 11th: “No, Seriously – My House Was Right Here Where I Left It.”

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Johan Franzen scored his seventh goal of the postseason as the Detroit Red Wings dominated the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 to take a 3-2 series lead. Boston’s Tim Thomas stopped 19 shots on the way to shutting out the Carolina 4-0; the Hurricanes now hold a 3-2 edge in the series. [NHL.com Scoreboard]

NBA Playoffs. No Yao? No problem. Aaron Brooks scored 34 points as Houston surprised Los Angeles 99-87 to tie the series at two games apiece. The Celtics were outscored 33-16 in the fourth quarter but managed to hold on to beat the Magic 95-94 when Glen Davis hit a 21-foot jump shot as time expired to even up the series two games to two. [NBA.com Scoreboard]

MLB Roundup. Torii Hunter stole a home run from Miguel Olivo in the 9th inning as the Angels beat Royals 4-3; Cincinatti belted out five home runs but it wasn’t enough, losing 8-7 to St. Louis in 10 innings; the Twins bullpen gave up four runs in the 8th en route to losing 5-3 to the Mariners. [MLB.com Scoreboard]

PGA Tour Golf. Henrik Stenson fired a 6-under 66 and blew away the rest of the field, winning by four strokes at The Players Championship after third round leader Alex Cejka completely unraveled. [PGA Tour. com]

And We Thought The Housing Crisis In The United States Is Bad. A Greek man returned home to discover his home wasn’t there anymore after thieves lifted his prefabricated home off the foundation and made off with it. [Yahoo!/AP]