Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) celebrates his goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs with teammate David Pastrnak (88) during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 12:21 am
TORONTO (AP) — Facing an opponent missing arguably its best player in front of a raucous home crowd, the Toronto Maple Leafs felt pretty good heading into their Game 4 matchup with the Boston Bruins. Less than three hours later, they had been pushed to the brink of playoff elimination. Brad...
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Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) is thrown back attempting to score against San Antonio Spurs' Pau Gasol, top, and forward LaMarcus Aldridge, bottom, during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
April 20, 2018 - 12:18 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 on Thursday night for a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were still reeling from the death of Gregg Popovich's wife, Erin. Golden State can close the first-round...
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April 20, 2018 - 12:00 am
Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs Mirotic, Davis lead Pelicans to 3-0 series lead over Blazers Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each Bruins beat Maple Leafs 3-1 in Game 4 NBA mourns death of Gregg...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain reacts after hitting an RBI double during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
April 19, 2018 - 11:59 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lorenzo Cain homered, doubled twice and scored four times, and pinch-hitter Ryan Braun launched a three-run homer that gave him 1,000 RBIs and powered the Milwaukee Brewers to a 12-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night. Lewis Brinson, acquired from Milwaukee in the...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (3) celebrates with forward Anthony Davis (23) during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in New Orleans, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Veronica Dominach)
April 19, 2018 - 11:50 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored a career playoff-best 30 points to go with eight rebounds, three steals and a block, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 119-102 on Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Anthony Davis had 28 points,...
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Matt Wisler works against the New York Mets during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
April 19, 2018 - 11:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Wisler pitched like he was making a bid to stay in Atlanta for longer than just a fill-in start. Matt Harvey pitched like he is in danger of losing his spot in the New York Mets' rotation. Preston Tucker drove in a career-high five runs, Wisler allowed two hits in seven innings...
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Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson, left, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Evgeny Kuznetsov, of Russia, during Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
April 19, 2018 - 11:48 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Game 4 lacked the intensity of the three before it, and no overtime heroics were necessary. Instead, the workmanlike Washington Capitals turned in their most complete game of the playoffs, putting away the Columbus Blue Jackets to tie their series at two games apiece. Not that...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
April 19, 2018 - 11:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta threw like an old-school ace wearing a retro powder blue Phillies uniform fit for a throwback outing. Arrieta flashed the All-Star form that made Philadelphia covet him in free agency, striking out 10 and tossing one-hit ball over seven innings to lead the Phillies...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge is congratulated by Didi Gregorius (18) after hitting a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 19, 2018 - 11:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — David Robertson went wild and loaded the bases in the eighth inning, and the Yankees weren't all that concerned. "Whenever it's a tough situation like that, I want D-Rob on the mound," Aaron Judge said. Or as manager Aaron Boone put it: "He doesn't blink." Judge hit his fifth home...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid,, right, drives to the basket as Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside, left, defends during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
April 19, 2018 - 10:45 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid had trouble with his new mask. It didn't slow him down. Embiid's playoff debut was a smashing success for Philadelphia. The All-Star center returned from a 10-game absence by scoring 23 points, including a personal 7-0 run down the stretch that iced matters, and the 76ers...
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