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Tested again, resilient Raptors rest up for Cavs rematch

BY GENARO C. ARMAS MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Toronto Raptors keep getting themselves into tough situations in the playoffs. They hope their resilience helps make them...

Starting with Bears, surprises galore on Day 1 of NFL draft

BY SIMMI BUTTAR PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Defense was supposed to dominate in the first round of the NFL draft. It did, eventually. It just took a...

Slides (Foster), surges (Davis) from 1st round of NFL draft

BY RALPH D. RUSSO The first round of the NFL draft had players from Temple and Western Michigan off the board before players from Alabama....

2nd-day draft steals? Cook, Lamp could go early; Mixon, too

BY RALPH D. RUSSO The last two players to be selected with the first pick of the second round of the NFL draft were New...

Spurs advance: San Antonio beats Grizzlies 103-96 in Game 6

BY TERESA M. WALKER MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs wanted no part of playing a seventh game against the Grizzlies, not with...

Pirates beat Cubs 6-5 as Ngoepe becomes first African in MLB

BY JOHN PERROTTO PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gift Ngoepe might not have had the weight of the world on his shoulders but he felt like a...

LEADING OFF: Sale vs Yanks; Thor vs Dickey; injuries pile up

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ LOFTY NUMBERS Chris Sale (1-1, 0.91 ERA) brings his impressive numbers against the Yankees to the mound...

Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series

BY JIMMY GOLEN BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics and Bulls found another thing to argue about after Game 5 of their spirited first-round playoff series: Was...

NBA fines Rockets owner $100,000 for confronting referee

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has been fined $100,000 by the NBA for confronting a referee during live game...

Home, sweet home: Beal, Wall lead Wizards past Hawks, 103-99

BY HOWARD FENDRICH WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall figured the credit went to the down-the-stretch defense displayed by his Washington Wizards. Neither Dennis Schroder nor coach...

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Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...