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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 46 points, beating Giannis Antetokounmpo and ensuring there wouldn’t be another Milwaukee Bucks comeback in the fourth quarter, and the Boston Celtics beat the defending champions 108-95 to force a seventh game in their Eastern Conference semifinal. A team’s third straight road victory in this series forced a Game 7 Sunday in Boston. The winner will travel to Miami to start an Eastern Finals game with the top-seeded Heat on Tuesday. Antetokounmpo had 44 points, 20 rebounds and six assists.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo is featured in a mural that will give the two-time NBA MVP a larger-than-life presence in downtown Milwaukee all year long. The mural is 53½ feet high and 56½ feet wide, spanning the side of a three-story building. It shows Antetokounmpo’s back in a Milwaukee Bucks jersey with his hands on his hips. Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson and hundreds of fans gathered for a ceremony celebrating the mural’s completion. Many of them posed for selfies in front.

MIAMI (AP) — Jace Peterson walked against Anthony Bender with the bases loaded in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1. After starters Corbin Burnes and Pablo López dueled for seven innings, ex-Marlins star Christian Yelich hit a first single against Tanner Scott in the ninth. Scott hit Luis Urías and gave up a single from right slugger Tyrone Taylor that loaded the bases. Bender picked up and knocked out Hunter Renfroe before walking Peterson four pitches. Devin Williams threw a perfect eighth and Josh Hader closed with a perfect ninth for his 13th save.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Bill Sheridan has resigned as Wisconsin inside linebackers coach as the NCAA investigates him for possible rule violations during his tenure as Air defensive line coach Strength. Wisconsin hired Sheridan Feb. 22 after spending two years in the Air Force. Action Network first reported that the Air Force has completed an internal investigation into recruiting violations and is awaiting a decision from the NCAA on penalties for rules violations committed by Sheridan and three other former aides. The report says Assistants provided ineligible benefits and hosted prospects during the pandemic-enforced dead period in 2020.

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