The Indians’ Cody Allen pitched the ninth, allowing a Russell Martin home run.
CLEVELAND — Terry Francona thought his team was at a crossroads yesterday. After Toronto’s six-run fourth inning, which included a grand slam and two fielding gaffes, Cleveland trailed 6-1 and appeared en route to another defeat.
ATLANTA — Things got away from Johnny Cueto early, and the Cincinnati Reds never were able to catch up. The Reds ace was roughed up in the first three innings, and the Atlanta Braves cruised to a 5-0 victory yesterday for a split of the four-game series.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — LeBron James embraces challenges, big or small, personal or professional. They drive him, push him, make him dig deeper.
Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 28 points.
Wizards 104, Hawks 98: Bradley Beal shook off a sprained ankle to score 28 points, and visiting Washington remained undefeated in the postseason, defeating top-seeded Atlanta yesterday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford blocks a shot by the Wild’s Thomas Vanek in the first period.
CHICAGO — Patrick Kane scored two goals, Corey Crawford made 30 saves, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 last night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
MONTREAL — Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos ended his scoring drought, and the Lightning’s power play came to life with four goals — at the expense of the reeling Montreal Canadiens.
Kareem Felder, a cornerback from Baltimore, became the latest member of Ohio State’s 2016 recruiting class yesterday.
Tiger Woods and U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn have broken up after a nearly three-year relationship.
The first road game in three weeks delivered a jolt to Crew SC’s formerly well-tuned system. D.C. United turned two defensive gaffes into a pair of goals and was able to sit back and prevent the Crew’s offense from connecting on much during a 2-0 victory in a showdown between teams expected to challenge for the Eastern Conference title.