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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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Raptors GM uses expletive before playoff opener with Wizards

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto general manager Masai Ujiri used an expletive Saturday talking about Washington forward Paul Pierce when addressing fans before the Raptors playoff opener.

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Robin Williams the posthumous star of ‘3 Still Standing’

This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows actor Robin Williams  in Los Angeles. Williams and Durst are highlighted in "3 Still Standing," a new documentary featured later in April 2015 at Toronto’s Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival. The film marks one of Williams’ final appearances on screen. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on “Mork and Mindy,” he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the ’80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.

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Lack helps Canucks top Flames 4-1, even series

Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie Lack, of Sweden, tangles with Calgary Flames' Brandon Bollig as Jannik Hansen (36), of Denmark, and linesman Darren Gibbs try to break them apart during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tempers flared and fists flew — and the tone might have been set for the rest of the first-round playoff series between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames.

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Pacioretty may return to Canadiens’ lineup after concussion

MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal scoring leader Max Pacioretty returned to the Canadiens’ lineup Friday night, and Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone also took the ice in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoff series.

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