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76ers take control, top Heat 106-102 for 3-1 series lead

76ers take control, top Heat 106-102 for 3-1 series lead

MIAMI — Ben Simmons had the first playoff triple-double by a rookie in nearly 40 years, JJ Redick scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Miami Heat 106-102 on Saturday to move within a victory of the second round.
White Sox reliever Farquhar has brain hemorrhage during game

White Sox reliever Farquhar has brain hemorrhage during game

CHICAGO — White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in stable but critical condition Saturday, a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game.

Once among the best in the league, Raptors bench has struggled in the playoffs

WASHINGTON — The Toronto Raptors' second unit was so strong in the regular season that the team ran a tongue-in-cheek social media campaign suggesting their entire "bench mob" win the NBA's sixth man of the year award.
Ciman makes mark in return to Montreal, LAFC beats 10-man Impact 5-3

Ciman makes mark in return to Montreal, LAFC beats 10-man Impact 5-3

MONTREAL — Former Impact defender Laurent Ciman could not have anticipated a better return to Montreal.
Popovich won't coach Spurs in Game 4 against Warriors

Popovich won't coach Spurs in Game 4 against Warriors

SAN ANTONIO — Gregg Popovich won't coach the San Antonio Spurs in their possible series finale against the Golden State Warriors as he grieves the death of his wife.

Trump considering full pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships.

Scores and Schedule

Friday's Games NHL Playoffs First Round Winnipeg 5 Minnesota 0 (Winnipeg wins series 4-1) Philadelphia 4 Pittsburgh 2 (Pittsburgh leads series 3-2) Colorado 2 Nashville 1 (Nashville leads series 3-2) --- AHL Playoffs First Round (best-of-five) Charlo
Curry cleared for modified practice after knee injury

Curry cleared for modified practice after knee injury

OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been cleared to take part in modified practices but will be out at least one more week with a left knee injury.
Brian Boyle, Roberto Luongo, Jordan Staal nominees for Masterton Trophy

Brian Boyle, Roberto Luongo, Jordan Staal nominees for Masterton Trophy

NEW YORK — Forward Brian Boyle of the New Jersey Devils, goaltender Roberto Luongo of the Florida Panthers and forward Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes were named the finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Saturday.
Colin Kaepernick honoured by Amnesty for inequality protests

Colin Kaepernick honoured by Amnesty for inequality protests

AMSTERDAM — Human rights organization Amnesty International has honoured former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.