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Heat and Blazers go up 2-0, Texan series squared
Heat and Blazers go up 2-0, Texan series squared

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James was again to the fore as Miami beat Charlotte on Wednesday to take a 2-0 lead in their NBA first-round...full story
updated 2014-04-24 02:22 PM
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Real goalkeeper Iker Casillas lifts the trophy at the end of the final of the Copa del Rey between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Real defeated Barcelona 2-1. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Mrs. Lindo Mandela, left, looks on as Rachael Robinson, Hal Steinbrenner, and Sharon Robinson, right, pose with a copy of the Nelson Mandela plaque before the Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees play Game 2 of a baseball doubleheader onWednesday, April 16, 2014, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl walks into a news conference after reaching a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry, right, and Wesley Edens, left, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Mrs. Rachael Robinson, widow of baseball great Jackie Robinson, reacts before the Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees play Game 2 of an baseball doubleheader on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland walks on the paddock ahead of Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China Thursday, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank smiles during a news conference announcing the city is getting a Major League Soccer expansion team on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Atlanta. MLS announced its newest franchise, unveiling a the team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Manchester City's Samir Nasri grimaces after missing a goal scoring opportunity during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Sunderland at The Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
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Heat and Blazers go up 2-0, Texan series squared Heat and Blazers go up 2-0, Texan series squared
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James was again to the fore as Miami beat Charlotte on Wednesday to take a 2-0 lead in their NBA first-round....Fullstory

2014-04-24 02:22 PM

NBA Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat....Fullstory

2014-04-24 01:42 PM

Wild's Matt Cooke gets 7-game suspension from NHL Wild's Matt Cooke gets 7-game suspension from NHL
By DAVE CAMPBELL
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) -- The NHL cracked down hard on Matt Cooke, suspending the Minnesota Wild left wing for seven games Wednesday for his....Fullstory

2014-04-24 01:22 PM

NBA Daily Playoff Glance
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Wednesday, April 23 Miami 101, Charlotte 97, Miami leads series 2-0 Dallas 113, San Antonio 92, series tied 1-1 Portland 112, Houston 105, Portland leads series 2-0 Thursday,....Fullstory

2014-04-24 01:01 PM

Local organizer of match-fixing syndicate jailed

Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- A Malaysian man who organized an international match-fixing syndicate involving Australian state football games in 2013 has been jailed for at....Fullstory

2014-04-24 12:42 PM

NHL Playoff Capsules

Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime before Nick Foligno's wrist shot just inside the blue....Fullstory

2014-04-24 10:42 AM

Major League Soccer Standings

Associated Press

EASTERN CONFERENCE W D L GF GA Pts Sporting Kansas City 3 2 1 9....Fullstory

2014-04-24 10:01 AM

NL Capsules

Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field's 100th birthday in dramatic fashion Wednesday, allowing the Arizona Diamondbacks to come back for five runs....Fullstory

2014-04-24 09:42 AM

Copa Libertadores Glance, SOC

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Copa Libertadores Glance Copa Libertadores Glance ....Fullstory

2014-04-24 09:22 AM

5 things to know about Super Rugby, round 11
By STEVE McMORRAN
Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The 11th round of Super Rugby encompasses the ANZAC Day holiday which commemorates the contributions of Australian and New Zealand....Fullstory

2014-04-24 09:01 AM

Jackets, Blackhawks and Stars all win at home Jackets, Blackhawks and Stars all win at home

Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Columbus, Chicago and Dallas all capitalized on home-ice advantage to win series-squaring games in the NHL playoffs on Wednesday. Both Columbus and....Fullstory

2014-04-24 01:42 PM

TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_Blackmon, Colorado, .410; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .388; Utley, Philadelphia, .384; DGordon, Los Angeles, .369; YMolina, St. Louis, .367; Bonifacio, Chicago, .351; Morneau, Colorado, .346. RUNS_Blackmon, Colorado,....Fullstory

2014-04-24 01:42 PM

NHL Daily Playoff Glance
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Wednesday, April 23 Columbus 4, Pittsburgh 3, OT, series tied 2-2 Dallas 4, Anaheim 2, series tied 2-2 Chicago 4, St. Louis 3, OT, series tied 2-2 Thursday,....Fullstory

2014-04-24 01:22 PM

Seahawks to open NFL season vs. Packers
By BARRY WILNER
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mike McCarthy promises there won't be any bad memories plaguing his Green Bay Packers when they open the NFL season on....Fullstory

2014-04-24 12:42 PM

Del Piero touted as possible coach for Sydney FC
By DENNIS PASSA
Associated Press

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- A vacancy at Sydney FC may have given former Juventus striker Alessandro Del Piero another possible career option in the A-League. Del....Fullstory

2014-04-24 11:01 AM

Wright-Phillips leads Red Bulls past Dynamo 4-0

Associated Press

HARRISON, New Jersey (AP) -- Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice in the first 24 minutes before converting a second-half penalty to give the New York Red....Fullstory

2014-04-24 10:22 AM

AL Capsules

Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) -- Kyle Seager hit a three-run home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Seattle Mariners beat....Fullstory

2014-04-24 09:42 AM

Yanks pitcher Pineda ejected for substance on neck Yanks pitcher Pineda ejected for substance on neck
By HOWARD ULMAN
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected from a game against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning Wednesday night....Fullstory

2014-04-24 09:22 AM

Copa Libertadores Results, SOC

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Copa Libertadores Results ....Fullstory

2014-04-24 09:01 AM

Phelps having fun in his return to swimming Phelps having fun in his return to swimming
By BETH HARRIS
Associated Press

MESA, Arizona (AP) -- Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of competitive swimming pool for the simplest of reasons: He....Fullstory

2014-04-24 09:01 AM

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