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Giannis, Bucks beat Celtics 97-86 to force Game 7

Giannis, Bucks beat Celtics 97-86 to force Game 7

MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo asserted himself in the biggest game of his budding career with his team on the brink of playoff elimination. Now it's on to Game 7 for the Milwaukee Bucks.
J.D. Martinez's three-run homer lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays 5-4

J.D. Martinez's three-run homer lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays 5-4

TORONTO — For once the Blue Jays bats got to Red Sox ace Chris Sale. Unfortunately for Toronto, the Jays couldn't keep Boston's offence in check in a 5-4 loss at Rogers Centre on Thursday night.
Mayfield goes 1st to begin rush to get QBs in NFL draft

Mayfield goes 1st to begin rush to get QBs in NFL draft

ARLINGTON, Texas — Quarterback desperation means NFL teams can't pass on taking a passer — even a flawed one — in the draft.
Penguins erase 2-goal deficit, beat Capitals 3-2 in Game 1

Penguins erase 2-goal deficit, beat Capitals 3-2 in Game 1

WASHINGTON — After the Capitals scored early, the Penguins scored often to stun their rivals with yet another comeback.
Dad of Humboldt Bronco killed in crash wants Saskatchewan to fix intersections

Dad of Humboldt Bronco killed in crash wants Saskatchewan to fix intersections

REGINA — The family of one of the players killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash wants the Saskatchewan government to improve safety at highway intersections and to make the work a priority.
Trump threatens countries who don't back US World Cup bid

Trump threatens countries who don't back US World Cup bid

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold support from nations who don't back the joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup. Morocco also has bid to host soccer's showcase.
McDavid, Hall and MacKinnon nominees for NHLPA's Ted Lindsay Award

McDavid, Hall and MacKinnon nominees for NHLPA's Ted Lindsay Award

NEW YORK — Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid, New Jersey Devils left-winger Taylor Hall and Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon were named the finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award on Thursday.
Stephen Curry back in full practice mode for Warriors

Stephen Curry back in full practice mode for Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry resumed full practice with contact and could play for the defending champion Golden State Warriors as soon as Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Saturday night against New Orleans.
Allen, Keon, Despatie headline Canada's Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2018

Allen, Keon, Despatie headline Canada's Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2018

TORONTO — Alexandre Despatie was five years old when he first started diving in his backyard pool. He loved it immediately and started dreaming big. Despatie's skills grew exponentially and it wasn't long before he made his mark on the sport.
Pasztor living proof undrafted players can enjoy productive NFL careers

Pasztor living proof undrafted players can enjoy productive NFL careers

Austin Pasztor is living proof the draft isn't the only path to a productive NFL career. The six-foot-seven, 308-pound offensive lineman is preparing for his seventh season and second with the Atlanta Falcons despite not being drafted.