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Rays to start 3 relievers in series vs. Orioles

The Rays will again roll out their unconventional and wildly intriguing starting-pitcher strategy, this time taking it to an accelerated level. Tampa Bay plans to start relievers in every game of its three-game series against the Orioles this weekend, with Sergio Romo starting the first and third games and Ryne Stanek taking the assignment in the middle game. The top ...

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Stevens on Kyrie missing Cavs series: 'It's killing him'

Kyrie Irving wishes he was able to face his former team in the playoffs. Alas, the Boston Celtics All-Star is on ice after undergoing a procedure on his sore left knee in March and will be denied his first shot at playing the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/teams/7" href="… NBA | theScore

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Rockets rebound in big way to even series with Warriors

Chris Paul pounded the ball down demonstratively on Stephen Curry’s home court in sheer delight. And maybe he sent a little message: These Rockets are for real and very much remain in the championship chase. Houston handled the defending champions in their hostile, imposing home arena and sustained the latest second-half flurry by Curry, getting 30 points from James Harden ...

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LeBron puts up 44 points as Cavs even series with Celtics

LeBron James knows the path to the NBA Finals better than anyone in today’s game. And unless the Boston Celtics do something soon, he could get there again. James bullied his way to 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a post-season list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 on Monday night with a 111-102 ...

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