Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead

Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors shoots past Brook Lopez of the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals on Thursday at Milwaukee. The Raptors won 105-99 to take a 3-2 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

Bruins' Backes must face Blues buddies for Stanley Cup

In this March 21 file photo, David Backes of the Boston Bruins celebrates after scoring against the New Jersey Devils during the third period of a game in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

The former St. Louis captain will face his old team with the NHL title on the line, starting Monday night when the Blues and Bruins open the final in Boston.

Weber gets first win as starter, Red Sox beat Jays 8-2

Steve Pearce of the Boston Red Sox, center, celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the ninth inning of Thursday's game at Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Weber pitched six impressive innings to earn his first career win as a starter, Steve Pearce homered and had three RBIs and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Thursday.

Yankees use bases-loaded walk to beat Orioles 6-5 for sweep

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers a pitch during the first inning of Thursday's game against the Baltimore Orioles at Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Torres and Sanchez fueled a ninth-inning uprising that featured a bases-loaded walk, and New York pulled out a 6-5 victory Thursday to complete a sweep of the Orioles, who found yet another way to lose.

Gómez HR sinks Nats after Martinez ejection, Mets sweep

New York Mets outfielder Carlos Gomez reacts while running the bases after hitting a three-run home run off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Wander Suero during the eighth inning of Thursday's game at New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Carlos Gómez slipped out of his shoe during an early dash, then hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning that helped the Mets overcome a comeback that started after Washington manager Dave Martinez's heated ejection for a 6-4...

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Weber gets first win as starter, Red Sox beat Jays 8-2

Steve Pearce of the Boston Red Sox, center, celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the ninth inning of Thursday's game at Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Weber pitched six impressive innings to earn his first career win as a starter, Steve Pearce homered and had three RBIs and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Thursday.

Yankees use bases-loaded walk to beat Orioles 6-5 for sweep

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers a pitch during the first inning of Thursday's game against the Baltimore Orioles at Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Torres and Sanchez fueled a ninth-inning uprising that featured a bases-loaded walk, and New York pulled out a 6-5 victory Thursday to complete a sweep of the Orioles, who found yet another way to lose.

Gómez HR sinks Nats after Martinez ejection, Mets sweep

New York Mets outfielder Carlos Gomez reacts while running the bases after hitting a three-run home run off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Wander Suero during the eighth inning of Thursday's game at New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Carlos Gómez slipped out of his shoe during an early dash, then hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning that helped the Mets overcome a comeback that started after Washington manager Dave Martinez's heated ejection for a 6-4...

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Bruins' Backes must face Blues buddies for Stanley Cup

In this March 21 file photo, David Backes of the Boston Bruins celebrates after scoring against the New Jersey Devils during the third period of a game in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

The former St. Louis captain will face his old team with the NHL title on the line, starting Monday night when the Blues and Bruins open the final in Boston.

Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final 49 years in making

In this Feb. 23 file photo, Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask makes a save against the Blues' Patrick Maroon during a game in St. Louis. The Bruins and Blues will meet in the Stanley Cup Final, a rematch of the 1970 series that ended with Bobby Orr’s famous goal and leaping celebration. Boston has been in the final three times in the past nine seasons, but this is St. Louis’ first trip in 49 years. (AP Photo/Dilip Vishwanat, File)

Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final that's 49 years in the making

Blues beat Sharks, march on to Stanley Cup Final

St. Louis Blues players Jay Bouwmeester (19), David Perron (57) and Tyler Bozak (21) celebrate after Bozak scored a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Western Conference final series on Tuesday at St. Louis. The Blues won 5-1 to win the series 4-2. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades.

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Sun finalize their 2019 roster by waiving rookie Hiedeman

The Connecticut Sun finalized their 12-player roster Thursday by waiving rookie guard Natisha Hiedeman.

Sun down Liberty in preseason finale

Jonquel Jones scored 21 as the Connecticut Sun beat the New York Liberty on Sunday, 98-79, to conclude their WNBA preseason at the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y.

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Devers homers for third straight game, Boston tops Jays 6-5 in 13

Boston's Michael Chavis celebrates his go-ahead solo home run against the Blue Jays during the 13th inning of Wednesday's game in Toronto. Boston won 6-5. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press/AP Photo)

Devers joins exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers by homers for 3rd straight game, Chavis hits tiebreaking blast in 13th, Red Sox beat Jays 6-5

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Tampa Bay's Austin Meadows scores ahead the throw to the Dodgers' Russell Martin on a single by Brandon Lowe during the seventh inning of Wednesday's game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Tampa Bay won, 8-1. (Chris O'Meara/AP Photo)

Avisail Garcia and Kevin Kiermaier each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1

A first: Washington Mystics top AP WNBA preseason poll

Washington's Elena Delle Donne shoots against Seattle's Natasha Howard during the second half of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Sept. 12, 2018 in Fairfax, Va. Seattle won, 98-82, to sweep the series and win its third world championship. Washington sits atop the preseason Associated Press WNBA poll for the first time. The runner-ups from last season’s WNBA Finals received five first-place votes from the 14-person national media panel. Washington is led by Delle Donne, who was the panel’s preseason player of the year. (Nick Wass/AP Photo)

The Washington Mystics sit atop the preseason Associated Press WNBA poll for the first time

Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final 49 years in making

In this Feb. 23 file photo, Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask makes a save against the Blues' Patrick Maroon during a game in St. Louis. The Bruins and Blues will meet in the Stanley Cup Final, a rematch of the 1970 series that ended with Bobby Orr’s famous goal and leaping celebration. Boston has been in the final three times in the past nine seasons, but this is St. Louis’ first trip in 49 years. (AP Photo/Dilip Vishwanat, File)

Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final that's 49 years in the making

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