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Knicks beat Celtics to clinch No. 4 seed in East

Boston Celtics guard Romeo Langford (45) deflects the ball away from New York Knicks forward Julius Randle (30) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in New York, Sunday, May 16, 2021. (Vincent Carchietta/Pool Photo via AP)

Julius Randle and the New York Knicks will open the NBA playoffs at home

Liberty downs Fever for first 2-0 start since 2016 season

Betnijah Laney scored 20 points and Sabrina Ionescu scored 12 and New York beat Indiana 73-65

Ohtani's HR in 9th sends Angels over Bosox 6-5

Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani hits a two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Sunday, May 16, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Shohei Ohtani hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Angels rallied past the Boston Red Sox 6-5, ending a four-game losing streak

Nadal's weapon, his forehand, helps him beat Djokovic

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic at their final match of the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Sunday, May 16, 2021. Nadal won 7-5, 1-6, 6-3. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Rafael Nadal has beaten Novak Djokovic 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 for a record-extending 10th Italian Open title

Orioles beat Yankees 10-6 to avoid sweep

Baltimore Orioles' Maikel Franco gestures after hitting a two-run home run off New York Yankees relief pitcher Wandy Peralta (58) during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 16, 2021, in Baltimore. Orioles' Pedro Severino scored on the play. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Maikel Franco homered and drove in three runs, rookie Bruce Zimmermann came out of the bullpen to hold down the Yankees and Baltimore Orioles avoided a three-game sweep by rallying to beat New York 10-6

Rays win 7-1 to complete sweep of Mets

Tampa Bay Rays' Randy Arozarena (56) and Francisco Mejia (28) congratulate Willy Adames after his two-run home run off New York Mets' Marcus Stroman during the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 16, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

Manuel Margot, Willy Adames and Brandon Lowe homered off Marcus Stroman, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the New York Mets 7-1for a three-game sweep

Palmieri's OT winner lifts Isles by Penguins 4-3 in Game 1

New York Islanders' Kyle Palmieri, center, celebrates with Nick Leddy (2) and Oliver Wahlstrom (26) after putting a shot over Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry for the game-winning goal in overtime in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Pittsburgh, Sunday, May 16, 2021. The Islanders won 4-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Kyle Palmieri’s second goal of the game 16:30 into overtime lifted the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of their first-round series

The Hall calls: Bosh, Webber, Wright among the 2021 class

FILE - Washington Wizards' Paul Pierce looks toward the scoreboard in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Atlanta. Pierce is among those announced Sunday, May 16, 2021 as the 2021 class for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/David Goldman, file)

Jay Wright was in trouble three years into his tenure at Villanova, with speculation swirling that he would be fired

Bowman wins NASCAR race at Dover

Alex Bowman celebrates the win following a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Dover International Speedway, Sunday, May 16, 2021, in Dover, Del. Alex Bowman wins the race. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Alex Bowman won the the NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway to led Hendrick Motorsports to a 1-2-3-4 finish

K.H. Lee gets 1st PGA Tour win at Nelson

Kyoung-Hoon Lee of South Korea stands in a pouring rain as he lines up his putt on the ninth green during the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament in McKinney, Texas, Sunday, May 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

K.H. Lee was more than happy to play through a steady downpour in the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson, and didn’t mind waiting out a weather delay of more than two hours Sunday.

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Sun's 'engagement level' couldn't be higher

Sun play with inspiring effort in win over Phoenix

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Ohtani's HR in 9th sends Angels over Bosox 6-5

Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani hits a two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Sunday, May 16, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Shohei Ohtani hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Angels rallied past the Boston Red Sox 6-5, ending a four-game losing streak

Orioles beat Yankees 10-6 to avoid sweep

Baltimore Orioles' Maikel Franco gestures after hitting a two-run home run off New York Yankees relief pitcher Wandy Peralta (58) during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 16, 2021, in Baltimore. Orioles' Pedro Severino scored on the play. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Maikel Franco homered and drove in three runs, rookie Bruce Zimmermann came out of the bullpen to hold down the Yankees and Baltimore Orioles avoided a three-game sweep by rallying to beat New York 10-6

Rays win 7-1 to complete sweep of Mets

Tampa Bay Rays' Randy Arozarena (56) and Francisco Mejia (28) congratulate Willy Adames after his two-run home run off New York Mets' Marcus Stroman during the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 16, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

Manuel Margot, Willy Adames and Brandon Lowe homered off Marcus Stroman, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the New York Mets 7-1for a three-game sweep

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Amazon to take over 'Thursday Night Football' package in '22

Amazon Prime Video will become the exclusive home of the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football” package a year earlier than originally anticipated

Patriots add Oklahoma RB Rhamondre Stevenson in draft

Oklahoma running back Rhamondre Stevenson smiles in a suite at the Aria Resort on Saturday in Las Vegas after he was selected in the fourth round of the NFL Draft by New England. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

After securing a potential long-term solution at quarterback and loading up with defensive players who play close to the line of scrimmage, the New England Patriots used the final day of the draft to address needs on both sides of the ball

Giants and Gettleman capitalize on aggressive draft approach

Giants senior vice president and general manager Dave Gettleman speaks during a press conference at the NFL scouting combine on Feb. 25, 2020 in Indianapolis. Gettleman made three draft-day deals in which he moved up and down, found promising players at need positions and picked up three extra choices for next year's event that's supposed to deeper in talent. (Michael Conroy/AP Photo)

The New York Giants were surprisingly aggressive in free agency last month and they didn’t change the game plan in the NFL draft

Jets go offense early before making run on defense in draft

Images are displayed on stage of Elijah Moore, wide receiver at Mississippi, selected by the Jets in the second round of the NFL Draft on Friday in Cleveland. (Tony Dejak/AP Photo)

The New York Jets’ offense was downright offensive on most Sundays the past few seasons

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Palmieri's OT winner lifts Isles by Penguins 4-3 in Game 1

New York Islanders' Kyle Palmieri, center, celebrates with Nick Leddy (2) and Oliver Wahlstrom (26) after putting a shot over Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry for the game-winning goal in overtime in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Pittsburgh, Sunday, May 16, 2021. The Islanders won 4-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Kyle Palmieri’s second goal of the game 16:30 into overtime lifted the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of their first-round series

Capitals beat Bruins 3-2 in Game 1

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) comes in to celebrate with right wing Tom Wilson (43), right wing T.J. Oshie (77) and defenseman Justin Schultz (2), after Oshie's overtime goal in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins, Saturday, May 15, 2021, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Kyle Connor score twice, Jets beat Maple Leafs 4-2 in finale

The Jets' Kyle Connor scores against Toronto goaltender Jack Campbell (36) as TJ Brodie defends during the second period of Friday's game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Jets won, 4-2. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Kyle Connor scored twice and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Friday night in the regular-season finale for both teams

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Bonner, Sun rally to beat Mercury

Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones looks for help under pressure from Phoenix Mercury guard Syklar Diggins-Smith (4) and Alanna Smith in Sunday's WNBA game at Mohegan Sun Arena.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

DeWanna Bonner made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2 minutes, 27 seconds left in Sunday’s game and scored a game-high 27 to give the Connecticut Sun a 86-78 win over in the Phoenix Mercury in their home opener at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Sun (finally) get to play at home against Mercury

Connecticut fans, though limited to 2,300, will return to Mohegan Sun Arena for first time since Oct. 8, 2019 when the Sun beat the Washington Mystics in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Connecticut Sun play their first home game in 586 days when they host the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena. It is the arena's first WNBA game since it shut down due to the pandemic.

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Bowman wins NASCAR race at Dover

Alex Bowman celebrates the win following a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Dover International Speedway, Sunday, May 16, 2021, in Dover, Del. Alex Bowman wins the race. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Alex Bowman won the the NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway to led Hendrick Motorsports to a 1-2-3-4 finish

K.H. Lee gets 1st PGA Tour win at Nelson

Kyoung-Hoon Lee of South Korea stands in a pouring rain as he lines up his putt on the ninth green during the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament in McKinney, Texas, Sunday, May 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

K.H. Lee was more than happy to play through a steady downpour in the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson, and didn’t mind waiting out a weather delay of more than two hours Sunday.

Rombauer springs big Preakness upset, Medina Spirit third

Flavien Prat atop Rombauer reacts as he crosses the finish line to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Rombauer has sprung an upset to win the Preakness Stakes at 11-1 odds

Judge homers again as Yankees rout Orioles 8-2

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, right, celebrates with Gio Urshela (29) after hitting a two-run home run off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Jorge Lopez baseball game Saturday, May 15, 2021, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)

Aaron Judge homered for the third time in two games, Domingo Germán had another stellar outing at Camden Yards and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-2

AP source: Albert Pujols signing with Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles Angels Albert Pujols walks to the dugout after he was called out on strikes during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Seattle.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Los Angeles Dodgers are signing veteran first baseman Albert Pujols to a major league deal

Rays beat Mets 12-5

Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle, right, steals second base as the ball gets away from New York Mets second baseman Jose Peraza during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 15, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Joey Wendle hit three doubles and a single, keying two big innings that sent the Tampa Bay Rays past the New York Mets 12-5

Randle leads Knicks past Hornets in OT

New York Knicks guard Immanuel Quickley (5) celebrates with forward Reggie Bullock (25) after making a 3-point basket against the Atlanta Hawks in overtime of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in New York. (Wendell Cruz/Pool Photo via AP)

Julius Randle had 33 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds, and led an overtime surge that sent the New York Knicks past the Charlotte Hornets 118-109

Leicester wins FA Cup for first time beating Chelsea 1-0

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, right, and Wes Morgan lift the trophy after winning the FA Cup final over Chelsea 1-0 on Saturday at Wembley Stadium in London. (Nick Potts/Pool via AP)

Leicester has won the FA Cup for the first time by beating Chelsea 1-0

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Baseball

7 p.m., SNY, ESPN, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves.

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Texas Rangers.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Football

7 p.m., FS1 — Spring League: Generals vs. Sea Lions from Houston.

10 p.m., FS1 — Spring League: Jousters vs. Blues from Houston.

Hockey

7:30 p.m., NESN, NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals.

8 p.m., CNBC — NHL playoffs: Nashville Predators at Carolina Hurricanes.

10 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: St. Louis Blues at Colorado Avalanche.

Soccer

5:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Santa Clara vs. Florida State in Division I tournament final from Cary, N.C.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Marshall vs. Indiana in Division I tournament final from Cary, N.C.

Surfing

7:30 p.m., FS2 — WSL: Rip Curl Rottnest Search from Rottnest Island, Australia.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Geneva Open from Switzerland; WTA Belgrade Open from Serbia; WTA Emilia-Romagna Open from Parma, Italy; ATP: Lyon Open from France.