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LeBron's big 4th leads Cavs over Raptors

LeBron's big 4th leads Cavs over Raptors

ESPN.com Updated 11 hours ago
LeBron James scored 29 points and matched a season high with 14 assists, Kevin Love had 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on late to beat the Toronto Raptors 120-112 on Wednesday night.
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  • LeBron answers Valanciunas flagrant with huge 4th, pushes Cavs …

    LeBron answers Valanciunas flagrant with huge 4th, pushes Cavs past Raptors

    yahoo.com 32 minutes ago
    With just less than 20 seconds left in the third quarter of a very entertaining Wednesday night matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors, two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference, Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas managed to do …
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  • TSN to stop airing tweets during live broadcasts after post abo…

    TSN to stop airing tweets during live broadcasts after post about Phaneuf's wife

    TORONTO - TSN says it will no longer air public tweets during live coverage after the all-sports network accidentally carried an inflammatory post from a viewer about Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul and team captain Dion Phaneuf's wife...
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  • Newly-acquired Blue Jacket David Clarkson likely out rest of re…

    Newly-acquired Blue Jacket David Clarkson likely out rest of regular season after suffering torn oblique muscle

    thehockeynews.com 17 hours ago
    Only three games into his career as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets, hard-luck left winger David Clarkson was sidelined 4-to-6 weeks – in other words, more than likely the rest of the regular season – with a torn oblique muscle. Acquired Feb. 26 f…
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  • New Bucs battery makes most of first pairing

    New Bucs battery makes most of first pairing

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    The Bucs plugged in a new battery on Wednesday. Gerrit Cole and his spring ERA both liked the connection. In the start against the Blue Jays, a 4-1 Pirates loss, Cole was paired in game conditions for the first time with Francisco Cervelli, and the two …
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  • Pillar's RBI Double Leads Blue Jays Past Pirates 4-1

    Pillar's RBI Double Leads Blue Jays Past Pirates 4-1

    nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    Marcus Stroman looked sharp in his first spring training outing and Kevin Pillar hit an RBI double Wednesday as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1.
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  • Panthers' Luongo, Montoya day-to-day; Ellis recalled

    Panthers' Luongo, Montoya day-to-day; Ellis recalled

    NHL.com 19 hours ago
    Florida Panthers goalies Roberto Luongo (upper body) and Al Montoya (lower body) are each considered day-to-day after sustaining injuries Tuesday in a 3-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, coach Gerard Gallant said Wednesday. Montoya is likely o...
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  • Blue Jays keeping open mind about closer situation

    Blue Jays keeping open mind about closer situation

    MLB.com 22 hours ago
    The Blue Jays are still at least a couple of weeks away from making a decision on their closer situation, but there's a scenario where both Brett Cecil and Aaron Sanchez could share the role.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs future tied to trading stars

    Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs future tied to trading stars

    thehockeynews.com 23 hours ago
    The NHL trade deadline day came and went with none of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ big stars getting dealt. Despite anticipation by some pundits suggesting Dion Phaneuf, Phil Kessel, Tyler Bozak or Joffrey Lupul would be traded, the four will finish this se…
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  • In the midst of a seething Leafs Nation – and team – Brendan Sh…

    In the midst of a seething Leafs Nation – and team – Brendan Shanahan is a crucial calming force

    thehockeynews.com Mar 4 (yesterday)
    It feels like just about every citizen of, landed immigrant to, and legislative and judicial branch of Leafs Nation is angry these days. Some of Toronto’s players are incensed with the media; some Leafs fans are fed up with decades of frustration, poor …
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  • Holland nets winner for Toronto, which snaps 16-game road skid …

    Holland nets winner for Toronto, which snaps 16-game road skid vs. hobbled Panthers goalies

    SUNRISE, Fla. - It took goalie chaos on the Florida Panthers bench for the Toronto Maple Leafs to earn their first road win in 2015. Peter Holland scored the go-ahead goal 5:28 into the third period against injured goalie Al Montoya, and the ...
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  • Holland nets winner for Toronto, which snaps 16-game road skid …

    Holland nets winner for Toronto, which snaps 16-game road skid vs. hobbled Panthers goalies

    NHL.com Mar 3 (yesterday)
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Peter Holland and the Toronto Maple Leafs took advantage after both Panthers goalies were injured Tuesday night and beat Florida 3-2 to snap a franchise-worst 16-game, road-losing streak. Holland netted the winning goal 5:28 i...
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  • Wells excited to work with up-and-coming Pompey

    Wells excited to work with up-and-coming Pompey

    MLB.com Mar 3 (yesterday)
    If there's anyone who knows what Dalton Pompey must be going through in his first full Spring Training with the Blue Jays, it's Vernon Wells, who was brought in by the team to work with their top prospect.
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  • Home run highlights Kang's successful debut

    Home run highlights Kang's successful debut

    MLB.com Mar 3 (yesterday)
    Jung Ho Kang wasted no time demonstrating the power stroke that led the Pirates to bring him in, connecting on a solo home run in the third inning of their game against the Blue Jays.
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  • Alvarez Homers, Pirates Beat Blue Jays 8-7

    Alvarez Homers, Pirates Beat Blue Jays 8-7

    nytimes.com Mar 3 (yesterday)
    Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run shot and Korean rookie Jung Ho Kang connected for his first major league homer, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday in the exhibition opener for both teams.
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  • Maple Leafs' Kessel says Phaneuf unfairly blamed

    Maple Leafs' Kessel says Phaneuf unfairly blamed

    SUNRISE, Fla. -- Toronto Maple Leafs center Phil Kessel came to the defense of captain Dion Phaneuf on Tuesday, saying Phaneuf has been unfairly criticized by the media. In a scrum after the morning skate, Kessel was asked whether the uncertain...
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  • Video - LeBron's Big Fourth Propels Cavs 01:28

    LeBron's Big Fourth Propels Cavs

    Mar 4
    LeBron James scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter of the Cavs' 120-112 win over the Raptors.
  • Video - Both Panthers' Goalies Injured In Loss 02:31

    Both Panthers' Goalies Injured In Loss

    Mar 3
    Panthers starting goalie Roberto Luongo was injured in the first period, so Florida turned to backup Al Montoya, who was then injured in the third period. Luongo had to return to the net in the third period, and the Panthers lost to the Maple Leafs 3
  • Video - DeRozan's Big Night Capped Off With Powerful Slam 00:15

    DeRozan's Big Night Capped Off With Powerful Slam

    Mar 3
    Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan throws down a huge one-handed slam in the final minutes of his season-high 35-point game against the 76ers.
  • Video - Raptors Run Past 76ers 00:49

    Raptors Run Past 76ers

    Mar 2
    The Raptors topped the 76ers 114-103 to snap their five-game losing streak.

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