Warriors’ Kerr out for Game 3 vs Blazers with illness

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr calls for a timeout during the first half in Game 2 of the team’s first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) PORTLAND,...

Hawks deliver early playoff KO, romp past Wizards 116-98

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) goes to the basket against Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris (5) during the first half of an NBA playoff basketball game Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 29...

Paajarvi’s OT goal gives Blues 4-3 win to oust Wild in 5

St. Louis Blues’ goalie Jake Allen (34) tries to block the shot of Minnesota Wild’s Jason Zucker (16) during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Saturday, April 22, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs) ST....

Pedroia still ailing, Farrell complaining over Machado slide

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, second from left, struggles to stand after colliding with Baltimore Orioles’ Manny Machado, second from right, during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore, Friday, April 21, 2017. Watching are Red Sox shortstop...

Raptors beat Bucks 87-76 in slugfest, tie series at 2-2

Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo rebounds in front of Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE (AP) — DeMar...

Contreras’ slam powers Arrieta, Cubs to 12-8 win over Reds

Chicago Cubs’ Willson Contreras (40) celebrates with Kris Bryant, left, and Anthony Rizzo, right, after hitting a three-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Cody Reed in the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP...

Rites of postseason: LeBron looks for sweep, Clippers ailing

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) celebrates a basket during the second half against the Indiana Pacers in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Indianapolis. The Cavaliers defeated the Pacers 119-114. (AP Photo/Michael...

Clippers’ Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin follows through on a 3-point basket against the Utah Jazz during the first half in Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Friday, April 21, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Los...

Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way

Workmen make preparations for the upcoming 2017 NFL football draft on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, Thursday, April 20, 2017. When the NFL chose Philadelphia to host the 2017 draft, they insisted on holding the three-day event at the Art Museum in...

Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut

FILE – In this Friday, April 14, 2017, file photo, Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look toward his fiancee Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez as he reacts to his double murder acquittal at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Hernandez’s family is...