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Raptors set franchise mark with 48th win

Toronto Raptors' Greivis Vasquez, left, drives past Milwaukee Bucks' Ramon Sessions during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Monday, April 14, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

TORONTO (AP) — Greivis Vasquez scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 24 and the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their 48th win, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 110-100 on Monday night.

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Flyers turn worst start into postseason berth

Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal, bottom, shoots the puck past Philadelphia Flyers' Cal Heeter, top, for a goal during the shootout of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Hurricanes won 6-5. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers turned the worst start in team history all the way into another playoff berth.

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A look at 10 things to watch in the NHL playoffs

Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Boston, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Bruins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Here’s a look at 10 things to watch when the NHL playoffs begin Wednesday with a new format, some stars returning from injuries and renewed rivalries:

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Utley has 3 hits, HR gives Phils win over Marlins

Philadelphia Phillies' Chase Utley, left, and Domonic Brown return to high-fives in the dugout after scoring on a double by Wil Nieves during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chase Utley extended his hot start with the tiebreaking homer among three hits, sparking the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a three-game sweep.

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Rollins homers in 10th, Phillies beat Marlins 5-4

Miami Marlins' Garrett Jones strikes out during the third inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Things are going so poorly for the Miami Marlins they’re losing runs.

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