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Toews gets 2 to force OT, but Hawks drop Game 5 to Ducks 5-4

Anaheim Ducks left wing Matt Beleskey left, scores the game winning goal past Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford during overtime in Game 5 of the Western Conference final of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, May 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Jonathan Toews scored twice in the final seconds to force overtime in Game 5, the Western Conference finals appeared to be bending under the weight of the Chicago Blackhawks’ famed playoff tenacity.

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Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates with forward Terrence Jones (6) after a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Monday, May 25, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston’s embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.

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Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5

Anaheim Ducks right wing Kyle Palmieri, right, checks Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson during the first period in Game 5 of the Western Conference final of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Monday night in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.

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Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

Juan Pablo Montoya, of Colombia, poses in his car during the traditional winners photo session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, May 25, 2015. Montoya won the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race on Sunday.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya earned $2,449,055 for his Indianapolis 500 victory on Sunday.

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Stamkos, Lightning on verge of spot in Stanley Cup finals

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) is congratulated by right wing Ryan Callahan (24) after shutting out the New York Rangers 2-0 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos knows what it’s like to come close to getting to the Stanley Cup finals and wind up not playing on the NHL’s biggest stage.

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