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Bradley hits last-second shot, Celtics stun Cavs 111-108

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Leprechauns are imaginary. Celtic pride is very real. Avery Bradley's 3-pointer danced on the rim and dropped with less than a second left and Boston, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star ...

Fagundez scores 2 goals; Revolution rally, beat Crew 2-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Diego Fagundez scored two goals in 10 minutes and the New England Revolution rallied from an early deficit to beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Sunday. Fagundez has scored all three of his goals this season in the last two games. The Revolution (3-4-4) have back-to-back ...

Freeland hits 1 of Rockies’ 4 HRs in 6-4 win over Reds

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Kyle Freeland hadn't rounded the bases since 2011, back when he was a senior in high school. He remembered the way on Sunday. The rookie pitcher hit one of Colorado's four solo homers off Bronson Arroyo, leading the Rockies to a 6-4 victory ...

Gomes has 5 RBIs to helps Indians sweep Astros with 8-6 win

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — In an up-and-down season, the American League champion Cleveland Indians left Houston feeling pretty good after sweeping the Astros. Yan Gomes homered and tied a career high with five RBIs to lead the Indians over the Astros 8-6 on ...

Encarnacion’s 2-run homer helps Indians beat Astros 5-3

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona enjoys facing the top teams in baseball. He likes it even more when his team gets the best of one of them. Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer and Jason Kipnis and Lonnie Chisenhall had solo shots to help ...

Thomas injured, Celtics find new low in Game 2 loss to Cavs

By KYLE HIGHTOWER, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — After Boston was beaten up in the Eastern Conference finals opener, Isaiah Thomas was confident the Celtics could bounce back in Game 2. "We're not scared of Cleveland," he said. "They're not the Monstars. They're not on 'Space Jam.' Like, ...

Top dollar: Browns sign Myles Garrett, 1st overall pick

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett's first sack as a pro is filled with money. The No. 1 overall pick in last month's NFL draft, Garrett signed his four-year rookie contract with the Cleveland Browns, who gave the speedy defensive end an estimated $30.4 million ...

Chicago Cubs hold off sliding Cincinnati Reds for 7-5 win

By JAY COHEN, AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Long after Kyle Hendricks looked like Kyle Hendricks again and the Chicago Cubs got big hits from Anthony Rizzo and Kyle Schwarber, Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price was still upset about the end of the game. The Cubs wrapped up a 7-5 victory ...

LeBron, Love help Cavs rout Celtics 117-104 in Game 1

By KYLE HIGHTOWER, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — So much for the Cavaliers being rusty. LeBron James embarrassed every defender Boston threw at him and Cleveland picked up where it left off following a long layoff, rolling to a 117-104 victory Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern ...

Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer INDEPENDECE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James is a meticulous dresser on and off the court, so his fashion choice on Tuesday was no accident. He had worn the sleeveless T-shirt before in practice, but the black cutoff with the picture of a gold-and-green leprechaun ...