Starting Five for Monday

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry drives the lane past Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

1. Golden State Road Warriors   The Bay Area 'ballers are one of five visiting, or lower-seeded, teams to win Game 1 of the NBA postseason. The only home team of the eight that cruised? Miami.

2. Boston Stronger

On the eve of the Boston Marathon, and on the night the Red Sox honor victim's of last year's bombings, the world champs erase a 5-0 deficit in the later innings with a walk-off win in the bottom of the ninth. red sox Dustin Pedroia Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia scores the winning run Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

3. Sager-Metrics TNT's popular and always colorfully festooned sideline reporter is himself sidelined during NBA playoffs as he begins leukemia treatments. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich wins Easter with this message, via Craig's son.

4. Lastros

Houston's MLB entry has lost seven straight and owns baseball's worst record (5-16) due to a feckless lineup that is last in runs and batting average.   

5. Mad Mentra

Don Draper asks his daughter, Sally, what he should write on an excused absence note. "Just tell the truth," she says. Oh, if it were only that easy, kid.