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Colin Kaepernick honoured by Amnesty for inequality protests

Colin Kaepernick honoured by Amnesty for inequality protests

AMSTERDAM — Human rights organization Amnesty International has honoured former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.
Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers kept insisting this team was different. Anyone who doubted them coming into the playoffs understands now.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NHL Playoffs First Round Winnipeg 5 Minnesota 0 (Winnipeg wins series 4-1) Philadelphia 4 Pittsburgh 2 (Pittsburgh leads series 3-2) Colorado 2 Nashville 1 (Nashville leads series 3-2) --- AHL Playoffs First Round (best-of-five) Charlo
Avalanche stay alive, beat Predators 2-1 to force Game 6

Avalanche stay alive, beat Predators 2-1 to force Game 6

NASHVILLE — Injuries left the Avalanche playing their backup to the backup goaltender while needing a victory to stave off elimination. The goalie nicknamed the "Hamburglar" came through.
Defence found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

Defence found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

MILWAUKEE — Length and athleticism make the Milwaukee Bucks a dangerous team with the ball. When they defend the way they did on Friday night against the Boston Celtics, they're nearly unstoppable.
Hellebuyck makes 30 saves, Jets beat Wild in Game 5 to advance to Round 2

Hellebuyck makes 30 saves, Jets beat Wild in Game 5 to advance to Round 2

WINNIPEG — Bryan Little's teammates were happy they could deliver something special to the veteran Winnipeg forward.
Gurriel Jr. has 3 RBIs in MLB debut, Blue Jays top Yanks 8-5

Gurriel Jr. has 3 RBIs in MLB debut, Blue Jays top Yanks 8-5

NEW YORK — Growing up in Cuba, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. didn't foresee coming through in the clutch the way he did in his first major league game. The prized Toronto Blue Jays prospect delivered — in consecutive at-bats, too.

Wild struggle on road, eliminated by Jets with Game 5 loss in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — The Minnesota Wild never found a way to get it going on the road against the Winnipeg Jets and now find their season over.
Beal, Wall combine for 56 points in Wizards' 122-103 victory over Raptors

Beal, Wall combine for 56 points in Wizards' 122-103 victory over Raptors

WASHINGTON — Pascal Siakam sat at his locker after Friday night's loss, holding an ice pack on a bloody, stitched-up lower lip. Trailing Toronto 2-0 in their the opening-round playoff series, the Washington Wizards came out swinging Friday night.
Russell has hat trick, Sporting KC routs Whitecaps 6-0

Russell has hat trick, Sporting KC routs Whitecaps 6-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Johnny Russell had his first career MLS hat trick and Sporting Kansas City routed the nine-man Vancouver Whitecaps 6-0 on Friday night for the largest margin of victory in Children's Mercy Park history.