Bruins 4, Maple Leafs 2

Bruins show pluck, drop Maple Leafs to force Game 7

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Brad Marchand scored twice, and a Game 7 is on for Tuesday night in Boston.

Indiannapolis, IN - 4/21/2019 - (1st quarter) Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward (20) dunks during the first quarter. The Indiana Pacers host the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of Round 1 of the Eastern Conference Playoffs at Bankers Life Field House. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 22Celtics-Pacers, LOID: 8.5.1054786590.

CELTICS 110, PACERS 106

Celtics pull away late, finish sweep of Pacers

Marcus Morris and Gordon Hayward had big games off the bench as Boston pulled away to win Game 4. Up next: it’s likely the Bucks.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

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The Indiana native had a big game in front of family and friends, helping the Celtics close out the Pacers.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/gasper_20131017.jpg This is what we expected from the Red Sox all along

The Red Sox’ three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Rays was reminiscent of tough victories achieved during last year’s championship run.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Hockey

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee042119bostor3SPTSjpg.jpg Jake DeBrusk gets the inside scoop — and on the board

Coach Bruce Cassidy gave some advice to the winger, and DeBrusk responded with his first goal of the series.

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

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Even if Bucks advance Monday, the conference semifinals won’t start before Saturday.

Celtics-Pacers | Game 4

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Gordon Hayward (20 points), Marcus Morris (18) and Terry Rozier (11) combined for 49 points on 69.2 percent shooting.

RED SOX 4, RAYS 3 (11 INNINGS)

Red Sox get right with a sweep of first-place Rays

Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts hits a bases-loaded, two-run single during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

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After Matt Barnes gave up a one-run lead in the eighth, the visitors persevered and won on a Christian Vazquez sacrifice fly.

BRUINS NOTEBOOK

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Krug scored on the power play and the resurgent Bruins blue line corps suppressed the Leafs with smarts, skating, and stick skill.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee042119bostor8SPTSjpg.jpg Maple Leafs maintain confidence despite Game 6 loss

Toronto had a chance to eliminate the Bruins on home ice but now faces a Game 7 at TD Garden on Tuesday night.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/cda4204ca79c4011aa4b0113cb01ebe6-cda4204ca79c4011aa4b0113cb01ebe6-0.jpg Michael Chavis feels comfortable at second base

The Red Sox rookie third baseman turned a double play, handled three grounders, and caught a popup in his first game at second base.

NFL DRAFT | OFFENSIVE LINE

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The Buckeye tackle, always good at run-blocking, improved in pass protection in his senior year.

PETER ABRAHAM | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chin061414soxindians_spt9.jpg Two pitchers who have been there before explain why repeating as World Series champions is so difficult

Jake Peavy and David Cone both said teams pay a worthy price for the emotional and physical toll it takes to win a World Series.

Nathan Eovaldi last pitched Wednesday against the Yankees. He threw six innings, allowed one run on three hits, and received a no-decision.

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RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Red Sox place Nathan Eovaldi on injured list with ‘loose body’ in his elbow

The righthander, on the 10-day injured list, had arthroscopic surgery in March 2018 to remove “loose bodies” from his elbow when he was with the Rays.

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Ben Volin | On Football

Patriots can afford to take chances in draft because of Brady and Belichick

The Patriots have the two greatest fallback options when all else fails, something no other team can claim.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper.jpg Red Sox shouldn’t be surprised by injury issues

By doing all they could to keep a title-winning team together, the Sox chose to ignore injury histories of some key players.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1143989067-5502.jpg Aaron Judge has ‘pretty significant strain’ of left oblique

Judge suffered the injury Saturday in the Yankees’ 9-2 win over the Royals.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1066317970.jpg ‘Be the best individual you can be’: Willie O’Ree documentary is a story of perseverance

The film, which will debut April 29 in Toronto, is a splendid hockey movie that features O’Ree’s triumph over racism.

BEN VOLIN I SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

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In 19 previous drafts with the Patriots, the only time Bill Belichick didn’t execute a trade was in 2004.

Boston Red Sox's Michael Chavis follows through on a double off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Jose Alvarado during the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 20, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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Christopher L. Gasper

‘That was awesome, dude!’ — Michael Chavis enjoys his Red Sox debut

His first MLB at-bat resulted in a pinch-hit double in the ninth and was a key moment in Red Sox’ victory Saturday night.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 21: The San Jose Sharks celebrate on the ice after Tomas Hertl #48 scored a game-winning short-handed goal at 11:17 of the second overtime period against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game Six of the Western Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at T-Mobile Arena on April 21, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The series is now even at 3-3. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

NHL playoffs roundup

Sharks go double OT, top Knights to force Game 7

Tomas Hertl scored shorthanded to keep San Jose’s season alive.

GOLF ROUNDUP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1144226944.jpg C.T. Pan becomes first-time PGA Tour winner

While world No. 1 Dustin Johnson imploded on the back nine, the Taiwanese found the winner’s circle at Harbour Town with a final-round 67.

SPORTS LOG

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Oshie suffered a broken right clavicle Thursday night on a hit from behind from the Hurricanes’ Warren Foegele in Game 4.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 21: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors reacts to his dunk during a 113-105 win over the LA Clippers in Game Four of Round One of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

NBA Playoffs roundup

Warriors, Raptors forge 3-1 series leads

Golden State pushed the Clippers to the brink, and Toronto did the same to Orlando.

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GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

Outspoken Paul Pierce can stand the heat

The former Celtic great isn’t backing down from criticism after claiming he had a better career than Dwyane Wade.

NFL DRAFT | RUNNING BACKS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/b251ffbfd5ed403793fb9c1706976172-b251ffbfd5ed403793fb9c1706976172-0.jpg After injury-prone senior year, Stanford RB Bryce Love may be a sleeper pick

Love, a star as a junior, returned for his senior season but a left ankle injury curtailed his production.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davisswihart2spts.jpg Red Sox trade Blake Swihart to Arizona

Boston finally dealt the catching prospect after designating him for assignment on Tuesday, getting Double A outfielder Marcus Wilson in return.

Chelmsford High School rugby team during practice, on April 18, 2019, held at Chelmsford High School. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

Mark Lorenz for the globe

TEAM OF THE WEEK | CHELMSFORD BOYS’ RUGBY

Chelmsford pioneers its first rugby team

Clay Casaletto, Jake Harrison, and Patrick O’Neill helped put together a team for their senior season.

Kevin Paul Dupont

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Read his recent “On Second Thought” columns and more features from the longtime Globe writer.