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Stars use 4-goal 2nd to beat Avs, take 2-0 lead in series

Stars use 4-goal 2nd to beat Avs, take 2-0 lead in series

EDMONTON — From a goal off the chest to another that may have just crossed the line — depending who's asked — the Dallas Stars were getting the big bounces and breaks. That's what it takes this time of year.
Emotional LeBron 'can't even enjoy' Lakers' win over Blazers

Emotional LeBron 'can't even enjoy' Lakers' win over Blazers

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — LeBron James took note when the Los Angeles Lakers built an early 24-8 lead over the Trail Blazers on Kobe Bryant Day.

Monday's Games

Monday's Games NHL Playoffs Best-of-Seven Eastern Conference Semifinals At Toronto New York Islanders 4 Philadelphia Flyers 0 (Islanders lead series 1-0) Best-of-Seven Western Conference Semifinals At Edmonton Dallas 5 Colorado 2 (Stars lead series 2
Varlamov stops 29 shots in Islanders' 4-0 win over Flyers

Varlamov stops 29 shots in Islanders' 4-0 win over Flyers

TORONTO — The New York Islanders came out hot to begin their second-round playoff series against Philadelphia, creating numerous good chances and scoring an early goal. Semyon Varlamov did the rest.
Dragic scores 23, 5th-seeded Heat sweep Pacers to advance

Dragic scores 23, 5th-seeded Heat sweep Pacers to advance

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Bam Adebayo got his first playoff series win, but the big man wasn't planning on celebrating for too long.
Pain in the neck: Djokovic gets by in 1st post-hiatus match

Pain in the neck: Djokovic gets by in 1st post-hiatus match

NEW YORK — Bothered by a bad neck that a trainer massaged twice, Novak Djokovic double-faulted seven times and trailed by a break in each set before avoiding the rash of upsets at the Western & Southern Open by taking the last four games for a 7-
Grichuk hits 3-run homer in 7th, Blue Jays beat Rays 6-4

Grichuk hits 3-run homer in 7th, Blue Jays beat Rays 6-4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Randal Grichuk hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning before later leaving with lower back tightness and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Monday.
Canadian Raonic advances while Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov drop second-rounders

Canadian Raonic advances while Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov drop second-rounders

NEW YORK — Milos Raonic advanced to the round of 16 at the Western & Southern Open before fellow Canadians Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov were eliminated on Monday. Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont.
Schroder scores 30; Thunder top Rockets to even series

Schroder scores 30; Thunder top Rockets to even series

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.
76ers fire Brett Brown after being swept out of playoffs

76ers fire Brett Brown after being swept out of playoffs

PHILADELPHIA — Patient and positive, Brett Brown was the perfect coach for the Philadelphia 76ers when they set up a long-term home in the NBA basement. They'll be looking for someone else now that they want to be on top.