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NBA fines Wizards' Markieff Morris, Celtics' Marcus Morris

NBA fines Wizards' Markieff Morris, Celtics' Marcus Morris

NEW YORK — The NBA has fined Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris and twin brother Marcus Morris of the Boston Celtics for their roles in separate incidents during playoff games.
Backstrom scores in OT, Caps take 3-2 series lead on Jackets

Backstrom scores in OT, Caps take 3-2 series lead on Jackets

WASHINGTON — Overtime came at the perfect time for the Washington Capitals.

Short-handed Toronto FC fall to Houston Dynamo 5-1

HOUSTON — With its top stars sidelined in preparation of the second leg of Toronto FC's CONCACAF Champions League final against Chivas Guadalaraja in Mexico next week, head coach Greg Vanney still expected his reserves to compete against Houston Dyna

Bruins centre Patrice Bergeron returns to lineup for Game 5 against Leafs

Boston centre Patrice Bergeron returned to the Bruins' lineup for Game 5 of their first-round playoff series with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

Amir Khan stuns Canada's Phil Lo Greco to win first fight in 2 years

LIVERPOOL, England — Former world champion Amir Khan won his first fight in two years by stopping Phil Lo Greco in 39 seconds on Saturday.
'Such a great person:' Funeral being held for assistant coach with Broncos

'Such a great person:' Funeral being held for assistant coach with Broncos

STRASBOURG, Sask. — Mark Cross was a ferocious competitor when he played hockey, but the assistant coach for the Humboldt Broncos had a calming presence on his players, teammates and friends. "Mark was an incredibly hard worker.
Man United prolongs FA Cup pain for Spurs by reaching final

Man United prolongs FA Cup pain for Spurs by reaching final

LONDON — A third cup final with Manchester United for Jose Mourinho. More FA Cup semifinal misery for Tottenham. While Mauricio Pochettino wins admiration for his style of football, the manager has yet to actually win a trophy in management.
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.