Irving’s 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) goes up for a shot against Boston Celtics' Al Horford (42), from Dominican Republic, during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving gritted his teeth, tightened up his left sneaker and hopped to his feet.

Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7

Ottawa Senators defenseman Dion Phaneuf (2), Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) and Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot (3) celebrate after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins in game six of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators bounced back nicely two days after a blowout loss put them on the brink of elimination.

Dodgers win it in 13th after Kershaw duels Lynn

Los Angeles Dodgers' Logan Forsythe, right, celebrates with Adrian Gonzalez, center, and starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw after hitting an RBI double in the 13th inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Dodgers won 2-1. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Logan Forsythe batted in the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup for the first time in a month and promptly struck out in his first four at-bats.

NFL cuts OT and opens up end zone celebrations

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman (24) celebrates his interception with a "bow and arrow," gesture during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Landover, Md. The NFL wants to put some flair back into celebrations, allowing players to use the football as a prop, celebrate as a group and roll around on the ground again if they choose. The league, however, will continue to penalize any celebration deemed offensive, including those that embarrass opponents or mimic the use of weapons. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season, but also gave players plenty of leeway to celebrate after a touchdown.

NASCAR shakes up 2018 schedule, adds road course

Kyle Larson, front right, and Kyle Busch, from left, lead the field at the start of the NASCAR All-Star auto race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced several changes to its 2018 schedule Tuesday, including new tracks for the final 11 races of the season.

Police: Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

In this Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, file photo, former NFL player Cortez Kennedy poses with a bust of himself during the induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in Canton, Ohio. The Orlando Police Department confirmed that Kennedy was found dead Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Orlando. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Cortez Kennedy, one of the best defensive linemen of his generation and a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee despite rarely finding himself in the spotlight as a player, has died. He was 48.

Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks

Nashville Predators players and coaches pose with NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly and the Campbell Bowl after winning Game 6 of the Western Conference final against the Anaheim Ducks in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Monday, May 22, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Different players just keep stepping up for the Nashville Predators, and now their magical postseason run has an even bigger destination: the franchise’s first trip to the Stanley Cup Final.

Hoffman shines in Colorado’s 8-1 win over Phillies

Colorado Rockies' Jeff Hoffman pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeff Hoffman struck out seven and tossed three-hit ball over seven innings to lead the Colorado Rockies to an 8-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.

Horschel over Day in Byron Nelson playoff

Billy Horschel, left, and Jason Day, right, of Australia, shake hands after their playoff round in the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Irving, Texas. Horschel won the tournament. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

IRVING, Texas — Billy Horschel had missed four straight cuts when he arrived at TPC Four Seasons, a course he was never particularly fond of.


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