James has 37, Cavs go up 3-0 with OT win

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CLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand.

He was exhausted and exhilarated - and one win from the NBA Finals.

"I gave everything I have," James said.

Bishop blanks Rangers, Tampa leads 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) Scoring goals made the Tampa Bay Lightning one of the NHL's most entertaining teams this season. Playing defense for the first time in three games has them within a victory of the Stanley Cup finals for the second time in franchise history.

Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. (MORE)

Montoya gives Penske 16th Indy 500 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain.

Roger Penske called the driver in late 2013, when Montoya found himself without a job after seven frustrating seasons in NASCAR that had turned one of the baddest drivers on the planet into a struggling also-ran. (MORE)

Peterson tells Vikes he won't be at OTAs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings will open their optional team practices this week without Adrian Peterson.

The star running back has told coach Mike Zimmer that he will not attend the three days of team work that begin Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday night. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly on the issue. (MORE)

Edwards wins Charlotte, first with JGR

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Carl Edwards was as much relieved as he was excited to win at Charlotte Motor Speedway. After all, joining Joe Gibbs Racing means big expectations that he hadn't met this season before the Coca-Cola 600.

Edwards outlasted Greg Biffle to win NASCAR's longest race, getting his 24th career victory, but first time since leaving Roush Fenway Racing to become JGR's fourth entry. (MORE)

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