Eastern Conference finals

Cavaliers Overtake Celtics
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are on the verge of their third consecutive meeting with the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.
The Cavaliers own a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals after Kyrie Irving and LeBron James combined for 76 points in a 112-99 victory over the vi…
Senators Thrash Pens to Go Up 2-1
OTTAWA (AP) — The Ottawa Senators broke out the offense in taking a two-games-to-one lead in the NHL's Eastern Conference finals.
Marc Methot, Derick Brassard and Zack Smith scored in a 2:18 span of the opening period to lead the Senators' 5-1 rout of the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins.…
Pens Even Series With Sens
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins scored just once for the second straight game, but it was enough to even the NHL's Eastern Conference finals at a game apiece.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots and Phil Kessel scored with 6:55 remaining to lead the Penguins over the visiting…
Pens Oust Caps Again
(AP) — The Brooklyn Dodgers had the New York Yankees in the 1940s and '50s. The Los Angeles Lakers had the Boston Celtics in the 1960s. And the Washington Capitals have had the Pittsburgh Penguins forever.
The Pens have advanced to the NHL's Eastern Conference finals with yet another …
Crosby, Kessel Help Penguins Beat Lightning 4-2 in Game 3
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Sidney Crosby, Phil Kessel and Chris Kunitz scored third-period goals, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.
Carl Hagelin snapped a scoreless tie late in the second period and Matt Murray h…