Ramos-Vinolas beats Cilic to reach Monte Carlo semifinals

MONACO (AP) — Albert Ramos-Vinolas won the last four games to beat fifth-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-2 and reach the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals on Friday.

  • Written by JEROME PUGMIRE , AP Sports Writer

Spurs, Cavaliers look to take big step toward series sweeps

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs haven't lost a playoff game in the Bluff City since 2011, and the Memphis Grizzlies haven't beaten them anytime or anywhere since winning that first-round series.


  • Written by TERESA M. WALKER , AP Sports Writer

Blackhawks, Blue Jackets look to stave off elimination

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After posting two of the top four records in the NHL in the regular season, the Chicago Blackhawks and Columbus Blue Jackets both need to find out a way to get a win on the road or their playoff runs will end almost as soon as they began.


  • Written by JOSH DUBOW , AP Sports Writer