Ben Bishop rebounded from a subpar game four, stopping all 26 shots he faced as Tampa Bay blanked New York 2-0 to move within one win of advancing to the Stanley Cup finals. Bishop bounced back with a perfect performance for his second career playoff shutout Sunday after allowing 10 goals in his previous two games in the Eastern Conference final which the Lightning now lead 3-2. Steven Stamkos finished with a goal and an assist and Valtteri Filppula also scored for Tampa Bay who can wrap up the best-of-seven series against the Rangers with a victory Tuesday in game six in Florida.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday. The harsh assessment raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group that has seized a strategically important swath of the Middle East.
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes.
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand.