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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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Blue Jays SS Reyes has cracked rib, out for weekend series

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes has a cracked rib on his left side and will miss this weekend’s series against Atlanta.

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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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In Friday’s NHL games, 3 home teams try to avoid 2-0 hole

New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), from Slovakia, and center Ryan Strome celebrate after a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals in the opening game of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

It’s not impossible, of course, for an NHL team to erase a two-game series deficit.

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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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