Tag: sweep

Raptors rely on backcourt to sweep weekend back-to-back

Weeks of getting creative and relying on unusual playing combinations during an injury crisis looked well behind the Raptors as they pulled off a second win in as many nights, beating the Timberwolves 122-112 in Minnesota on Saturday. Fred VanVleet returned to Toronto’s starting lineup after missing five games because of a hamstring injury. He…

India's PM Modi set to sweep to general election victory

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is set for a historic victory as India began counting on Thursday hundreds of millions of votes from its general election, according to data from the Election Commission. Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrate after learning of initial poll results in Ahmedabad, India, May 23,…

Canes look to avoid sweep against the Bruins

Bruins sweep Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup Final Tuukka Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final, winning 4-0 on Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years. www.espn.com – NHL