Warriors take 3-0 lead as Spurs play without Popovich

San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (14) defends as Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston (34) shoots during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 on Thursday night for a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were still reeling from the death of Gregg Popovich’s wife, Erin.

Bruins take 3-1 lead; Caps-Blue Jackets series tied 2-2

Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand celebrates his goal on Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday night to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.

D-backs beat Giants 3-1 to win 6th straight series

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws to a San Francisco Giants batter during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — A 10-inning loss on Wednesday night stung the Arizona Diamondbacks. They let too many opportunities slip away and put their run of series victories in jeopardy.

Nadal advances at Monte Carlo as Djokovic goes out

FILE - In this Sunday, April 8, 2018 file photo Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after defeating Germany's Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 during a World Group Quarter final Davis Cup tennis match between Spain and Germany at the bullring in Valencia, Spain. For now, Nadal doesn’t see himself skipping Wimbledon the way Roger Federer has the French Open. The two veterans are back at the top of world tennis, with Nadal needing to win this week’s Monte Carlo Masters to avoid losing his top ranking once again to Federer in their seemingly eternal battle for tennis supremacy. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz, File)

MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal remains on course to retain his Monte Carlo Masters title and won’t have Novak Djokovic standing in his way.

Stanford’s Love prepares for final season instead of draft

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, Stanford running back Bryce Love (20) runs in front of Southern California safety Chris Hawkins (4) during the first half of the Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game in Santa Clara, Calif. After rushing for more than 2,000 yards and finishing as the Heisman Trophy runner-up as a junior, Love easily could have decided to enter the NFL draft. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — After rushing for more than 2,000 yards and finishing as the Heisman Trophy runner-up as a junior, Bryce Love easily could have decided to enter the NFL draft.

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