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Pierce leads Wizards past Raptors in OT in Game 1

Washington Wizards' Nene Hilario gathers up a loose ball against the Tornto Raptos during the first half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs in Toronto, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

TORONTO (AP) — Paul Pierce beat the Raptors with a veteran mix of brains and baskets.

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Gomes has pinch-hit homer, Braves beat Blue Jays

Atlanta Braves' Chris Johnson, left, scores past Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin on a hit by Andrelton Simmons Jr. during fifth-inning baseball game action in Toronto, Friday, April 17, 2015. (Aaron Vincent ElkaimThe Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

TORONTO (AP) — While Jonny Gomes is waiting for a pinch-hitting opportunity, he’s never going to be forgotten about. He moves too much and makes too much noise to ever be overlooked.

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Raptors seeking to win 7-game series for first time

Toronto Raptors' coach Dwane Casey attends a media availability in Toronto, Thursday, April 16, 2015. The Raptors open the NBA playoffs against the Washington Wizards on Saturday.  (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — They won a second straight Atlantic Division title and set a franchise record with 49 victories. Both reasons to be proud, for sure. But it’s what the Raptors do next, now the playoffs have arrived, that will determine whether this season is a success.

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Beckham homers as Rays beat Blue Jays 4-2

Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria, left, and Tim Beckham celebrate after scoring on Beckham's home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 16, 2015 in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT

TORONTO (AP) — Chris Archer struck out 11 in seven shutout innings, pinch-hitter Tim Beckham had two-run homer in the sixth and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Thursday night.

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Kyle Lowry leads Raptors to record 49th win

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry shoots over Charlotte Hornets' Marvin Williams (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 26 points and the Toronto Raptors wrapped up the regular season with their franchise record 49th victory, beating the Charlotte Hornets 92-87 on Wednesday night.

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