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NCAA WOMEN'S LACROSSE SEMIFINAL
Boston College will face North Carolina in the national championship game.

Goal with 18 seconds to play sends the Boston College women’s lacrosse team to national title game

BC is headed to its fifth consecutive championship game, this time against North Carolina.

NHL NOTEBOOK
The Blues' Niko Mikkola (77) reacts in the foreground as the Avalanche celebrate Darren Helm's late series-clinching goal.

Darren Helm’s late goal sends Avalanche past Blues, into Western Conference finals for first time in 20 years

The Colorado forward scored with 5.6 seconds left to stun St. Louis, finishing the series in six games and setting up a matchup with the Oilers next.

Sports Log
Omar Khan is the new general manager of the Pittsburgh Steelers, fulfilling a lifelong dream.

Steelers promote Omar Khan to GM

Khan, 45, helped the Steelers win two Super Bowls after joining the franchise more than two decades ago.

French Open
Simona Halep was the 2019 Wimbledon champion.

Simona Halep falters after panic attack at French Open

She was leading her second-round match against Qinwen Zheng when she said she "lost it."

Golf roundup
Steven Alker added six birdies to his eagle for an opening-round 64.

On a day of low scoring, Steven Alker begins with an eagle to share lead at Senior PGA Championship

Bob Estes had seven birdies to tie Alker late in the day at 7-under 64.

French Open
France's Leolia Jeanjean, who had never before played in a Grand Slam event, upended the No. 8 seed Karolina Pliskova in the second round.

Leolia Jeanjean ousts No. 8 Karolina Pliskova as only three women of top 10 seeds make it to round of 32 at French Open

No. 1 Iga Swiatek ran her winning streak to 30 matches, the longest in women’s tennis since Serena Williams had a 34-match run in 2013.

French Open
Carlos Alcaraz saved match point to make the third round at the French Open on Wednesday.

Young star Carlos Alcaraz saves match point to remain in French Open, advance to third round

The 19-year-old, who many think could be the tennis' next great star, scraped through against Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

NFL
The Raiders don't have a glaring need at quarterback, but their backups do not have Colin Kaepernick's pedigree.

Colin Kaepernick to work out for Raiders

Kaepernick hasn't played since the end of the 2016 season when he was cut by San Francisco.