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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives between Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) and guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 19, 2017 - 11:29 pm
BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James scored 30 points, Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an NBA record with their 13th straight playoff victory. Cleveland led...
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Kyle Busch celebrates in Victory Lane with his wife Samantha Busch after winning the NASCAR Truck series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 19, 2017 - 11:08 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch raced to his second straight NASCAR Truck Series victory Friday night, leading 90 of 134 laps in a dominating run at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch has 48 career Truck Series victories and 173 wins overall in NASCAR's top three series, also winning 38 Cup races and...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives between Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) and guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 19, 2017 - 11:06 pm
BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James scored 30 points, Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an NBA record with their 13th straight playoff victory. Cleveland led...
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates with goalie Matt Murray (30) after the Penguins' 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators during Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 19, 2017 - 11:03 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2. Crosby had only one point as the defending champion Penguins dropped two of the first three, leading to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick looks to pass against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to terms Friday, May 19, on a one-year contract with Fitzpatrick, who will serve as a veteran backup to Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick spent the last two seasons with the Jets, who allowed the quarterback's contract to expire in February, making him a free agent. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 19, 2017 - 10:59 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to terms Friday on a one-year contract with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick as a veteran backup to Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick spent the last two seasons with the New York Jets, who allowed the quarterback's contract to expire in February, making him...
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May 19, 2017 - 10:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Robert Hight shattered the Funny Car speed record at 337.66 mph Friday in the lone round of qualifying in the rain-delayed NHRA Heartland Nationals. Hight topped the previous record of 335.57 that Matt Hagan set last year at Heartland Park Topeka and matched this season in the...
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May 19, 2017 - 10:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — David Price knew better than lobby for a chance to go out for a third inning after struggling through the first two in the Boston ace's first minor league rehab start. "I've got to do as I'm told," Price said. "If I don't like it, pitch better." Though saying he felt no...
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New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Friday, May 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 19, 2017 - 10:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom dominated until dealing with discomfort in his throwing hand in the seventh, then escaped a no-out, bases-loaded jam that inning to help the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 on Friday night and snap a seven-game losing streak. The Mets avoided their first...
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Philadelphia Phillies starter Jeremy Hellickson pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
May 19, 2017 - 10:15 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson allowed just two hits over six innings before leaving with an injury and the Philadelphia Phillies pulled away from the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Friday night to end a four-game losing streak. Hellickson (5-1) struck out two and walked one, retiring 16 of the...
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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) tries to move the ball in front of Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 19, 2017 - 10:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics say point guard Isaiah Thomas is sitting out the second half of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against Cleveland because of a right hip strain. Thomas played 18 minutes in the first half Friday night, but had a noticeable limp late in the half. It is unclear when...
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