NBA Playoff Capsules

TORONTO (AP) — LeBron James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four-game sweep of Toronto, beating the Raptors 109-102 on Sunday to give James his seventh consecutive trip to the Eastern Conference Finals.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

NHL Playoff Capsules

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Johansen scored the game-winning goal 3:15 into the third period, and the Nashville Predators advanced to their first Western Conference final in franchise history Sunday by beating the St. Louis Blues 3-1 to take the series in six games.

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Bengals' new kicker was perfect in team's most troubled area

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals drafted a kicker who excelled at one of the things they missed most last year. Jake Elliott was perfect on extra points during his career at Memphis, a remarkable feat given the vagaries in the college game.

  • Written by JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer