Here is the latest sports news: Cavs moving on with sweep of Raptors. Pistons fire Van Gundy. Caps finally get best of Pens. Springers goes 6-for-6. Panthers add another RB to the mix.

>>Cavs Maul Raptors In East Semis Sweep

(Cleveland, OH) — The Cavaliers’ and Raptors’ playoff series produced a familiar theme. The Cavs completed a four-game sweep of Toronto with a 128-93 win in Game Four of their Eastern Conference semifinal in Cleveland. It’s the third straight season the Cavs have eliminated the Raptors. In Philadelphia, the Sixers beat the Celtics 103-92 to avoid a four-game sweep in that series.

>>Pistons Parting Ways With Van Gundy

(Detroit, MI) — Stan Van Gundy will not be returning as head coach and president of basketball operations for the Pistons. Team owner Tom Gores says it was a difficult decision, but thanked Van Gundy for changing the culture of their team and re-instilling a winning attitude. Van Gundy was 152-and-176 with just one playoff appearance, a first-round sweep, in four seasons with Detroit.

>>Capitals Edge Penguins In OT To Advance

(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Capitals are heading to the Eastern Conference Final. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in overtime to give Washington a 2-1 win over the Penguins in Game Six of their second-round series in Pittsburgh. The Caps won the series 4-2 to move past the second round for the first time since 1998. They’ll take on Tampa Bay for the right to play in the Stanley Cup Final.

>>Astros Destroy A’s As Springer Makes History

(Oakland, CA) — George Springer went 6-for-6 with a three-run homer and four runs scored as the Astros hammered the Athletics 16-2 to open a three-game series in Oakland. Springer joined Joe Morgan as the only player in Houston franchise-history to go 6-for-6. Marwin Gonzalez had three of the ‘Stros 20 hits, including a homer and five RBI. Dallas Keuchel [[ KYE-kull ]] got his second win.

>>Panthers Ink RB Anderson To One-Year Deal

(Charlotte, NC) — The Carolina Panthers are adding veteran running back C.J. Anderson. They’ve signed the 27-year-old to a one-year contract. Anderson spent the last five seasons with Denver, rushing for a career-high 1,007 yards to go with three touchdowns in 2017. He also caught 28 passes for 224 yards and one score. Anderson will compete to compliment starter Christian McCaffrey.

>>MONDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB National League
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Philadelphia Phillies 11, San Francisco Giants 0
New York Mets 7, Cincinnati Reds 6
Chicago Cubs 14, Miami Marlins 2
Washington Nationals 8, San Diego Padres 5

MLB American League
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Texas Rangers 7, Detroit Tigers 6
Houston Astros 16, Oakland Athletics 2

MLB Interleague
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Minnesota Twins 6, St. Louis Cardinals 0

NBA Playoffs
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Philadelphia 76ers 103, Boston Celtics 92
(Celtics lead best-of-seven East semifinal, 3-1)

Cleveland Cavaliers 128, Toronto Raptors 93
(Cavaliers win best-of-seven East semifinal, 4-0)

NHL Playoffs
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Washington Capitals 2, Pittsburgh Penguins 1 (OT)
(Capitals win best-of-seven East semifinal, 4-2)

Nashville Predators 4, Winnipeg Jets 0
(Best-of-seven West semifinal tied, 3-3)

WNBA Preseason
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Indiana Fever 79, Chicago Sky 65
Dallas Wings 76, New York Liberty 69 (at Uncasville, CT)
Connecticut Sun 68, Los Angeles Sparks 65

>>TUESDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

MLB National League
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7:05 p.m. – San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies
7:10 p.m. – New York Mets at Cincinnati Reds
8:05 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs
10:10 p.m. – Washington Nationals at San Diego Padres
10:10 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers

MLB American League
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7:05 p.m. – Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees
7:05 p.m. – Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles
7:07 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Toronto Blue Jays
8:05 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Texas Rangers
10:05 p.m. – Houston Astros at Oakland Athletics

MLB Interleague
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1:15 p.m. – Minnesota Twins at St. Louis Cardinals
7:10 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at Tampa Bay Rays
7:40 p.m. – Cleveland Indians at Milwaukee Brewers
8:10 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago White Sox
8:40 p.m. – Los Angeles Angels at Colorado Rockies

NBA Playoffs
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8:00 p.m. – Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets
(Rockets lead best-of-seven West semifinal, 3-1)

10:30 p.m. – New Orleans Pelicans at Golden State Warriors
(Warriors lead best-of-seven West semifinal, 3-1)

NHL Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled

WNBA Preseason
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3:00 p.m. – Phoenix Mercury at Seattle Storm
5:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Sparks at New York Liberty (at Uncasville, CT)
7:00 p.m. – Dallas Wings at Connecticut Sun