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  • NBA playoffs: Cavaliers finish sweep of Celtics, but Kevin Love hurt

    LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four-game sweep of the Boston Celtics in an Eastern Conference playoff series. It may have been the calmest, most congenial 20 seconds of a...
  • Wall, Beal lead Wiz past Raptors 125-94 in Game 4 for sweep

    John Wall twirled a red towel overhead, Paul Pierce motioned to the fans to make more noise, and the sellout crowd of 20,356 chanted "Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!" The mood was so festive Sunday night that even sometimes-humorless Washington Wizards coach...
  • Heat getting speed read from playoff pace

    Heat getting speed read from playoff pace
    The lessons previously had been learned as an active participant in the playoffs, including the need to get LeBron James more comfortable in the post after the loss in the 2011 NBA Finals to the Dallas Mavericks, the quest to find a better way to combat...
  • Former Terps guard Dez Wells hopes to avoid infamy with O's ceremonial first pitch

    Former Terps guard Dez Wells hopes to avoid infamy with O's ceremonial first pitch
    Former Maryland men's basketball star Dez Wells often played well before big crowds. During his three seasons with the Terps, Wells brought fans at Xfinity Center to their feet to cheer his dunks and quieted fans on the road as he carried the Terps to...
  • Rees brothers follow in their father's footsteps

    Matt and Casey Rees attended a lot of Navy sporting events as youngsters – football, basketball and lacrosse. They particularly recall spending many Saturdays at Alumni Hall, often as part of anniversary or reunion events with their father....
  • Wizards take 2-0 Series Lead

    TORONTO — John Wall had 26 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 28 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 117-106 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Marcin Gortat scored 16 points,...
  • Raptors' Greivis Vasquez: Wizards' Paul Pierce has 'got everybody's attention'

    Raptors' Greivis Vasquez: Wizards' Paul Pierce has 'got everybody's attention'
    Speaking to the media at Air Canada Centre on Sunday, Toronto Raptors guard Greivis Vasquez was asked about Paul Pierce, whose 20 points helped the Washington Wizards steal Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series on the road, 93-86, one day...
  • ESPN reporter Britt McHenry: From Stetson soccer player to Cruella de Vil

     ESPN reporter Britt McHenry: From Stetson soccer player to Cruella de Vil
    Running off at the typewriter … Once upon a time, Britt McHenry was just an anonymous soccer player at Stetson University, but a decade later she has suddenly been transformed into the infamous Cruella de Vil of sports broadcasting. In the...
  • NBA Eastern Conference Capsules

    NBA Eastern Conference Capsules
    For the last four years, the Eastern Conference basketball universe orbited around LeBron James and his Miami Heat team that reached the NBA Finals all four seasons. This season, the East still revolves around James, because he has a chance to direct the...
  • NBA odds, betting lines and TV schedule entering the playoffs

    NBA odds, betting lines and TV schedule entering the playoffs
    From RJ Bell of Pregame.com, here are the odds and betting lines entering the first round of the playoffs: NBA Title Odds Cavs +225 ($100 wins $225) Warriors +250 ($100 wins $250) Spurs 4/1 Hawks 10/1 Bulls 14/1 Clippers 15/1 Rockets 17/1 Grizzlies 25/...
  • NBA East playoff matchups at a glance

    NBA East playoff matchups at a glance
    NBA EAST CAPSULES 1.ATLANTA 60-22 (Home: 35-6; Road: 25-16) 8. BROOKLYN 38-44 (Home: 19-22; Road: 19-22) Season series: Atlanta, 4-0. Key stat: Atlanta plays well on both sides of the ball. They were 10th in the NBA in scoring (102.2) and...