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Islanders beat Flyers to take 2-1 series lead

TORONTO — Matt Martin and Leo Komaroz scored in the second period and the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Saturday's Games

Saturday's Games NHL Playoffs Eastern Conference Semifinals at Toronto Tampa Bay 3 Boston 1 (Lightning lead series 3-1) N.Y.

Favourite Tall Dark Stranger captures $1-million North America Cup

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — A memorable first for Canadian driver Yannick Gingras and historic result for Tall Dark Stranger. Gingras, of Sorel, Que.
James, Davis help Lakers advance to 2nd round

James, Davis help Lakers advance to 2nd round

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — LeBron James had 36 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists and the Los Angeles Lakers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals, beating the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 131-122 in Game 5 on Saturday night.
Islanders rally to beat Flyers 3-1 for 2-1 series lead

Islanders rally to beat Flyers 3-1 for 2-1 series lead

TORONTO — Matt Martin and Leo Komarov scored in the second period as the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in their conference semifinal series.
Walker sharp in Blue Jays debut, a 5-0 win over Orioles

Walker sharp in Blue Jays debut, a 5-0 win over Orioles

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Taijuan Walker pitched six shutout innings in his Toronto debut and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Cavan Biggio each hit two-run singles as the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 on Saturday night.
NHL resumes play after postponements aimed at highlighting social issues

NHL resumes play after postponements aimed at highlighting social issues

TORONTO — The NHL raised the curtain on the restart to its restart with a clear message Saturday. Black Lives Matter.
Harden scores 31 points, Rockets beat Thunder for 3-2 lead

Harden scores 31 points, Rockets beat Thunder for 3-2 lead

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Russell Westbrook returned. Dennis Schroder left. That was a fortunate turn of events for the Houston Rockets.

Canadian owner Fipke says Shirl's Speight won't run in Kentucky Derby

Shirl's Speight won't be heading to Churchill Downs. Canadian owner Charles Fipke said in a statement Saturday night his horse developed "a minor cough" earlier in the day that will keep him from running in next month's Kentucky Derby.
Palat scores twice, Lightning beat Bruins to lead series 3-1

Palat scores twice, Lightning beat Bruins to lead series 3-1

TORONTO — Well-rounded winger Ondrej Palat is scoring, reigning MVP Nikita Kucherov is defending and the Tampa Bay Lightning have taken over their series against the Boston Bruins.