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Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014

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War of words in Northwestern-athletes' union fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes essentially are employees of the university and therefore have the right to unionize, bargain collectively and even strike.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014

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Cueto throws 3rd shutout as Reds beat Pirates 4-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — That playoff loss in Pittsburgh last year? Johnny Cueto never thought about it much. So getting a chance to shut out the Pirates in a rematch wasn't any more special.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014

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Gomes, McAllister lead Indians past Tigers 3-2

DETROIT (AP) — Zach McAllister gave up lots of runs in the middle innings last season.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014

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Penguins nip Blue Jackets 4-3 in series opener

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Columbus coach Todd Richards insists his upstart team isn't in the playoffs "just to go to school."

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014

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Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time

MIAMI (AP) — Finally, the NBA playoffs are set.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014

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Nets rest starters, lose 114-85 to Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Nets lounged their way into the NBA playoffs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014

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Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe race

BOSTON (AP) — Organizers and law enforcement officials are urging Boston Marathon spectators to leave backpacks and other bags at home. They also say crowds will be limited at the finish line where two bombs exploded a year ago.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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