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Game 4: Avalanche 6, Blues 3
Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri celebrated after he scored in the third period.

Amid death threats, Nazem Kadri scores three goals as Avalanche top Blues in Game 4

Colorado took a 3-1 second-round playoff series lead after a 6-3 victory.

Sports Log
Dwayne Haskins was legally drunk and had drugs in his system when he was fatally struck on Interstate 595 in Florida, according to an autopsy report.

Report: Steelers’ Dwayne Haskins was drunk when fatally struck

An autopsy report said Haskins's blood alcohol content was 0.20 when he was fatally struck on Interstate 595 just before dawn on April 9.

French Open
Novak Djokovic eased into the second round of the French Open on Monday.

Novak Djokovic wins opening match at French Open; Naomi Osaka bounced in the first round

Djokovic, playing in a Grand Slam for the first time since the US Open almost eight months ago, breezed into the second round at Roland Garros.

NASCAR
Ryan Blaney, driver of the No. 12 Penske Racing Ford, celebrates with the $1 million dollar check in Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway after winning Sunday night's NASCAR All-Star Race.

Ryan Blaney ‘nets’ $1 million payday with victory in NASCAR’s All-Star Race

The driver of the No. 12 Penske Racing Ford thought he won in regulation, but a late yellow forced him to hold on for a white-knuckled overtime sprint to the finish of a $1 million victory.

pga championship notebook
Stewart Cink had a rough start in the final round.

No repeat celebration for older generation at PGA Championship

Stewart Cink, the elder statesman on the leaderboard at 49, bogeyed two of his first three holes, all but ending his chase for a second major. He closed with a 4-over 74.

FRENCH OPEN
Dominic Thiem of Austria congratulates Hugo Dellien of Bolivia following his straight-sets victory at the French Open.

Dominic Thiem out of sync, out of French Open with 10th loss in a row

The 28-year-old Austrian, once ranked No. 3, has not won since May 2021, a streak that continued with his 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 loss to Hugo Dellien.

NHL NOTEBOOK
Lightning players (from left) Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Nicholas Paul celebrate a goal during their Game 3 win over the Panthers.

Steven Stamkos scores twice, Lightning put Panthers on brink of elimination with Game 3 victory

Nikita Kucherov, Corey Perry and Erik Cernak also scored for two-time defending champion Tampa Bay, which has a 3-0 series lead on its Florida rival.

NHL NOTEBOOK
Gabriel Landeskog (left) is congratulated by teammate Nathan MacKinnon after an empty net goal that helped cap the Avalanche's 5-2 win over the Blues in Game 3.

Avalanche take down Blues in Game 3, reclaim lead in Western Conference semifinal series

Artturi Lehkonen scored a pair of goals for Colorado, which overcame an early 1-0 deficit, while St. Louis lost goalie Jordan Binnington after a first-period collision.