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LeBron powers Cavs back into contention in East final against Celtics

Before taking the floor, LeBron James stood in the hallway with his teammates outside Cleveland’s locker room and pounded his chest with both hands. The Celtics got thumped next. James had 27 points and 12 assists, Kevin Love added 14 rebounds and the Cavaliers looked like a different team on their home court, tightening the Eastern Conference finals with a ...

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Miami-Dade looks to 'Marlins Man' for help in lawsuit against Marlins' previous owners

Since the new ownership group — with Derek Jeter as the face — has taken over the Miami Marlins, there’s been a budding feud between the front office and its orange-wearing, most well-known fan: Laurence Leavy, aka “Marlins Man.” He’s publicly abandoned the team, <a href="https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/marlins-man-declares-himself-a-free-agent-begin… CBSSports.com Headlines

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Rangers hope to keep offense going against White Sox (May 19, 2018)

The Chicago White Sox will try to bounce back from a particularly bad day in an already ugly season when they host the Texas Rangers for the third contest of a four-game series Saturday at Guaranteed Rate Field. Chicago (11-30) lost its everyday left fielder, Nicky Delmonico, to a broken bone in his right hand during Friday’s 12-5 loss to ...

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Cards face tough task against Arrieta, Phillies (May 18, 2018)

After a 7-5 win Wednesday at Minnesota in the last game of a six-road trip, the St. Louis Cardinals returned to their offensive malaise Thursday night. In a 6-2 loss at home to the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis stranded 11 men, seven in the last three innings. It was the sixth time in nine games that the Cardinals had lost, ...

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Twins open homestand against Mariners (May 13, 2018)

A strong showing during their 10-game road trip got the Minnesota Twins back on track after a frustrating opening month. Now they’ll try to keep that momentum going when they return to Target Field on Monday night to kick off a nine-game homestand with a makeup game against the Seattle Mariners. Minnesota had dropped 12 of 15 — including eight ...

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Jets cool Fleury to enjoy perfect takeoff against Golden Knights

The Winnipeg Jets enjoyed a perfect takeoff to their West final series against the upstart expansion Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday. With former Jets legends Bobby Hull, Anders Hedberg and Ulf Nilsson looking on from a luxury suite at a packed Bell MTS Place, the Jets got to the Golden Knights hot goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury often and early for a 4-2 ...

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Rozier: 'We play better when our back is against the wall'

The Boston Celtics are getting used to being counted out, and they’re hoping to continue proving people wrong. The team is getting set to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals for the second year in a row. Although the Celtics enter as the higher seed after finishing second in the East, they’re considered <a data-i… NBA | ...

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