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UNDATED (AP) — The Toronto Raptors and Portland Trail Blazers have evened their respective NBA conference semifinal series at two games apiece by winning yesterday. Kawhi (kah-WY') Leonard poured in 39 points and the Raptors held Joel Embiid (joh-EHL' ehm-BEED') to 11 points and seven rebounds in a 101-96 victory at Philadelphia. Jamal Murray had a game-high 34 points and Nikola Jokic (nee-KOH'-lah YOH'-kihch) had a triple-double of 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as the Nuggets held off the Trail Blazers, 116-112 in Portland.
DALLAS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues knocked off the Dallas Stars, 4-1 yesterday to force a seventh game in the NHL second-round series. David Perron (peh-RAHN') scored the game-winner in the second period, and the Blues broke it open when Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais (blayz) tallied 33 seconds apart in the third. Rookie Jordan Binnington stopped 22 shots for the Blues, who will host Game 7 on Tuesday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Max Homa closed with a 4-under 67 to capture the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow. Homa began the back nine with two birdies to build a four-shot lead before finishing three ahead of Joel Dahmen. The victory gets Homa into the PGA Championship in two weeks at Bethpage Black and the Masters next April.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Scott McCarron won the Insperity Invitational yesterday for his 10th PGA Tour Champions victory and second in three weeks. The 53-year-old McCarron held off Scott Parel by two strokes, closing with a 5-under 67 to finish at 17-under 199. He matched Fred Couples for the best score since the event moved to The Woodlands Country Club in 2008.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway has been rescheduled for this today after rain caused a one-day postponement. Chase Elliott is the pole-sitter for the race after winning last week at Talladega, won the pole and will lead the field to green at 12:01 p.m. Dover hasn't held a Monday race since 2007.
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