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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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Steve Nash: Injuries allowed him to prepare for retirement

Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash comes off the court during the fourth quarter of Game 4 of a Western Conference semifinals NBA basketball series, in this May 9, 2010 file photo taken in San Antonio. The 41-year-old from Victoria, British Columbia, retired in March 2015 to cap an illustrious 19-year career that included eight All-Star appearances, seven nominations to the All-NBA team and consecutive MVP awards. Nash left the league as the leading career free-throw shooter and is third overall in assists. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Suffering through three injury-plagued seasons in Los Angeles is not exactly how Steve Nash wanted to end his professional basketball career.

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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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Freeman not too worried as Braves lose 2nd straight

Atlanta Braves left fielder Jonny Gomes (7) makes a leaping catch to retire Miami Marlins' J.T. Realmuto in the ninth inning of a baseball game  Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Atlanta. Miami won 5-2. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman isn’t ready to panic just because the Atlanta Braves have lost two straight games.

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Crowder’s long fall-away lifts Celtics over Raptors, 95-93

Boston Celtics' Brandon Bass (30) drives past Toronto Raptors' Terrence Ross, left, and Tyler Hansbrough (50) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics knew they were in the playoffs. Now they can start thinking about a matchup with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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