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Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) catches a pass as Atlanta Hawks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (10) defends in the first half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 24, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Hawks roll the Wizards 111-101, series tied 2-2

- The Washington Times

Bradley Beal scored 32 points. John Wall added 22 and 10 assists. But Washington was undone by an early fourth-quarter sequence when Atlanta moved to an eight-point lead against a band of the Wizards’ backup players.

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper, left, greets Ryan Zimmerman after Zimmerman hit a two-run home run during the eighth inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, April 23, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Bryce Harper named NL Player of the Week

The Washington Times

The Washington Nationals are winners of seven in a row, thanks in no small part to right fielder Bryce Harper, who was named the National League Player of the Week Monday.

Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell (24) reacts after dunking against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of game five of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game in Toronto on Monday, April 24, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Norm Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks in Game 5

- Associated Press

Norm Powell scored a career playoff-high 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-93 in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series on Monday night.

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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2016, file photo, IOC Vice President John Coates delivers a speech during the closing plenary session of the IOC Debriefing of the Olympic Games Rio 2016, in Tokyo. An increasingly bitter Olympic election in Australia has intensified with Coates describing the campaign against him as malicious and designed to damage him personally. Coates is facing his first challenge as president of the Australian Olympic Committee in 27 years, with 1996 Olympic field hockey gold medalist Danni Roche running against him in a May 6, 2017 ballot. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

Australian Olympic chief says campaign is malicious

Associated Press

An increasingly bitter Olympic election in Australia has intensified with IOC Vice President John Coates describing the campaign as malicious and designed to damage him personally.

Baseball Capsules

Associated Press

Addison Russell set a career high with four hits, Jason Heyward homered for the third time in four games and drove in four runs as the Chicago Cubs jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 14-3 victory on Monday night.

NBA Playoff Capsules

- Associated Press

Stephen Curry had 37 points before sitting out the final quarter and the Golden State Warriors welcomed back teammate Kevin Durant with a 128-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night to sweep their first-round playoff series.

Chicago Cubs' Jason Heyward rounds second base after hitting a three-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Chad Kuhl in the first inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Cubs keep rolling, crush Pirates 14-3

- Associated Press

Jason Heyward is getting tired of talking about his rebuilt swing. Considering what the Chicago Cubs center fielder is doing at the plate these days, the conversation will soon flip from his new-look swing to the results.

Giants call up top prospect Christian Arroyo to play third

- Associated Press

The offensively challenged San Francisco Giants are giving top prospect Christian Arroyo a chance sooner than they planned, bringing up the third baseman Monday and making him the immediate starter for his major league debut against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Warriors F Durant available for Game 4 against the Blazers

- Associated Press

Golden State's Kevin Durant is available to play in Monday night's Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers after missing the past two games because of a strained left calf, the Warriors announced.

AP source: Northwestern extending Fitzgerald, Collins

- Associated Press

Northwestern has agreed to a new contract with football coach Pat Fitzgerald that runs through the 2026 season, according to two people with direct knowledge of the deal.