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Hrudey says NHL should have postponed playoff games after NBA boycott

Hrudey says NHL should have postponed playoff games after NBA boycott

TORONTO — Hockey analyst Kelly Hrudey wanted the NHL to respond in a meaningful way after NBA teams boycotted their playoff games Wednesday in the wake of the weekend shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, by police in Wisconsin.
Flyers give up 3-goal lead, recover to beat Islanders in OT

Flyers give up 3-goal lead, recover to beat Islanders in OT

TORONTO — Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games NHL Playoffs Best-of-Seven Eastern Conference Semifinals at Toronto Philadelphia 4 N.Y.
Lightning pound Bruins 7-1, take 2-1 lead in second-round playoff series

Lightning pound Bruins 7-1, take 2-1 lead in second-round playoff series

TORONTO — Jon Cooper was asked Wednesday morning about a power play that has come up empty in recent weeks. "We have some pretty good players on the ice," Tampa Bay's head coach responded. "Pucks are going to go in." Turns out he was onto something.
5 MLS games called off as players call for racial justice

5 MLS games called off as players call for racial justice

Five Major League Soccer matches were postponed Wednesday night as players made a collective statement against racial injustice.
Tennis tournament won't hold play on Thursday to protest social injustice

Tennis tournament won't hold play on Thursday to protest social injustice

NEW YORK — The Western & Southern Open tennis tournament says it will not hold play on Thursday to take "a stance against racial inequality and social injustice that once again has been thrust to the forefront in the United States.
Tellez hits 2 homers in Blue Jays 9-1 win over Red Sox

Tellez hits 2 homers in Blue Jays 9-1 win over Red Sox

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rowdy Tellez drove in four runs, and the Blue Jays bullpen provided Toronto's injury depleted group of starters a much needed rest.
Boycott: NBA playoff games called off amid player protest

Boycott: NBA playoff games called off amid player protest

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Myers scores early in OT, Flyers even series with Islanders

Myers scores early in OT, Flyers even series with Islanders

TORONTO — Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece.
Reds-Brews, M's-Padres games off in wake of Kenosha shooting

Reds-Brews, M's-Padres games off in wake of Kenosha shooting

MILWAUKEE — A pair of Major League Baseball games were postponed Wednesday as players across the sports landscape reacted in the wake of the weekend shooting by police of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Wisconsin.