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  • Rangers agree to deal with backup goalie Antti Raanta

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  • This image released by The Public Theater shows Lin-Manuel Miranda, foreground, with the cast during a performance of "Hamilton," in New York. (Joan Marcus/The Public Theater via AP)

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  • Toronto Raptors forward Patrick Patterson celebrates after scoring a three-pointer during the second half of Game 7 of round one NBA playoff basketball action against the Indiana Pacers in Toronto on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

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    TORONTO (AP) — After a decade and a half of playoff disappointment, the Toronto Raptors finally got to enjoy a celebratory night of hugs, kisses and happy families.

  • In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla said on Sunday, May 1, 2016, that negotiators for the U.S. territory’s government have failed to reach a last-minute deal to avoid a third default and that he has issued an executive order to withhold payment. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)

    Q&A: Puerto Rico’s debt crisis explained

    NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island’s governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday.

  • New York Yankees' Dellin Betances stands on the mound after giving up a two-run home run to Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez, left, during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Boston, Sunday, May 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Betances, Yankees lose 8-7 as Red Sox complete 3-game sweep

    BOSTON (AP) — The New York Yankees can’t even count on one of their best relievers as they fall even further behind in the AL East.

  • Boston Red Sox's Craig Kimbrel, right, and Christian Vazquez celebrate after the Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees 8-7 during a baseball game in Boston, Sunday, May 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Red Sox beat Yankees 8-7 to complete 3-game sweep

    BOSTON (AP) — Alex Rodriguez had already driven in four runs against David Price with a homer and a double.

  • In this April 27, 2016 photo, Austin Harig, 18, speaks to reporters in a hallway outside of a Board of Education meeting in Buffalo, N.Y., on April 27, 2016. The high school senior is challenging millionaire businessman and former candidate for governor Carl Paladino, who is helping to run Donald Trump's New York campaign, for his seat on the school board. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

    Trump’s NY co-chair has challenge of his own _ from teenager

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two candidates inhabit Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino’s universe these days. The first is Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner whose campaign Paladino is co-chairing at home in New York.

  • In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla said on Sunday, May 1, 2016, that negotiators for the U.S. territory’s government have failed to reach a last-minute deal to avoid a third default and that he has issued an executive order to withhold payment. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)

    Q&A: Puerto Rico’s debt crisis explained

    NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico’s debt crisis reached a new level late Sunday, when the island’s governor said Puerto Rico would not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments that are due by Monday.

  • Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo (8) fouls Indiana Pacers guard Ty Lawson (10) during Game 7 of round one NBA playoff basketball action in Toronto on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

    DeRozan has 30 points, Raptors beat Pacers 89-84 in Game 7

    TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 rebounds and 10 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers 89-84 on Sunday night in Game 7 of the first-round playoff series to advance to face Miami in the conference semifinals.