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All tied in the East after LeBron James, Cavaliers grind to 111-102 win over Boston in Game 4

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LeBron James finished with 44 points, five rebounds and three assists to help the Cavs tie the Eastern finals.

A spot in the Cleveland Indians' starting rotation opens for Adam Plutko

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The Indians are looking for someone to take the fifth spot in the rotation and make it their own. Adam Plutko will get shot starting Wednesday against the Cubs

LeBron James fights for and guarantees another game in Cleveland: Doug Lesmerises

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The Cavs beat the Boston Celtics to ensure the Eastern Conference Finals will return to Cleveland for Game 6 on Friday.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics: Winners and losers from Game 4

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LeBron James now has the Cavaliers two wins from getting back to The Finals for a fourth straight year. Their 111-102 win Monday night at The Q vs. the Boston Celtics evened the Eastern Conference finals at two games each. Beyond that…

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Kyle Korver epitomizes Cleveland Cavaliers' playoff mantra: 'That's a guy that's all about winning'

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Heart. Hustle. Determination. Toughness. A few of the things the Cavaliers were missing in the first two games to open the series, falling behind 0-2 and needing to look in the mirror before starting to mount their comeback.

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Cavaliers' formula to win Game 5 in Boston starts with solving turnovers and ends with LeBron James

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If there's a team that should be grown up enough to win a tight, tough, loud game on the road, it's the veteran Cavs led by LeBron James.

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LeBron James' 44 points help Cavs even Eastern Conference finals against Boston Celtics

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LeBron James scored 44 points and helped hold off the resilient Boston Celtics as the Cleveland Cavaliers evened the Eastern Conference finals, 2-2.

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Larry Nance Jr. helps rescue Cavaliers from another horrible third quarter with pivotal two-minute stretch

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The bouncy backup center, who spoke honestly about the challenges of finding his footing in his postseason maiden voyage, rescued a pair of offensive possessions and then used his youth, length and athleticism -- the traits Cleveland…

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LeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for first place on all-time playoffs made field goals list

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James took the top spot with a 22-foot jumper at the 3:11 mark of the second quarter, giving him 2,357 made field goals in the postseason.

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Tyronn Lue says homecourt, 3s playing big role in NBA conference finals blowouts

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No game in either the Eastern or Western finals has been decided by fewer than 10 points.

5-star defensive tackle Faatui Tuitele includes Ohio State in his top five

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Five-star defensive tackle Faatui Tuitele listed Ohio State among his final five schools on Monday night.

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5-star linebacker Brandon Smith, an Ohio State football target, commits to Penn State

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Five-star linebacker Brandon Smith from Virginia committed to Penn State on Monday night.

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LeBron James 'appreciative' of fundraiser to build statue of him in Akron

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And when James was made aware of this -- the latest way to pay homage to one of the greatest basketball player's of all time -- he was honored.

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Cleveland Marathon 2018: No ruling yet on men's marathon winner (photos)

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The Cleveland Marathon still doesn't have an official men's champion after a dispute was lodged following Sunday's race. A decision will happen soon, according to marathon officials.

Cavs Legion to play Cavaliers Fan Fest tonight as NBA 2K League team goes 2-0 over the weekend

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NBA 2K League leading scorer Hood sat out the Cavs Legion's two wins over the weekend.

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Prospect of Ohio sports wagering opens 'floodgates' with interest, Ohio Lottery director says

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The Ohio Lottery Commission has the authority to offer sports wagering but it's too soon to say whether it will do so, the lottery's director told board members during the commission's monthly meeting on Monday.

Every participant in the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon ran a long race: Stretching Out

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After crossing the finish line of the 10K at Sunday's Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon, I stood and watched with a lump in my throat as thousands of human beings accomplished something significant of their own.

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How Tyrod Taylor plans to quiet the Baker Mayfield noise

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Tyrod Taylor is driven by the underdog mentality, and is prepared to stave off No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield.

Myles Garrett isn't ready for his second time golfing, but has high expectations for second year in NFL

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Garrett isn't a golfer, but his expectations on the field are high.

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LeBron James is making 3s again, which he says is no big deal

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LeBron James has recovered from his 3-of-23 slump from 3-point range.

Monday, May 21

Why Baker Mayfield's mentor Chad Pennington believes Hard Knocks 'is another distraction'

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Baker Mayfield's mentor Chad Pennington believes Hard Knocks will be a distraction during camp, and that he'll have to learn to deal with it.

Cleveland Marathon 2018: Men's race awaits ruling to declare champion (photos)

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Five of six champions collected their medals from Sunday's 2018 Cleveland Marathon, but the winner of the men's marathon is still pending the outcome of a ruling by race officials.

Ohio State and Alabama, let's make this series happen: Doug Lesmerises

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With Alabama setting up home-and-home series with Texas and Notre Dame in the last two months, the Buckeyes and Crimson Tide need to get together.

Lance McCullers outpitches Carlos Carrasco as Cleveland Indians fall to Houston, 3-1

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The Indians lost two out of three games over the weekend to Houston in a series featuring the two starting rotations in the American League.

Sunday, May 20

What if Larry Nance Jr. and Jordan Clarkson get it together for the Cavaliers this postseason? What if it's already happening?

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What if Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance can work themselves out of their playoff funk? What if it's already happening?

Cavaliers begin their conference finals comeback, win 116-86 in Game 3 over Celtics

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LeBron James scored 27 points with 12 assists and the Cavs trimmed their deficit in the Eastern Conference finals.

Cleveland Indians beat Houston Astros, 5-4, as Corey Kluber strikes out 10

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Corey Kluber struck out 10 in seven innings on Saturday as the Indians beat Houston at Minute Maid Park.

Preakness 2018: Final results, standings for Triple Crown race at Pimlico (Justify winner)

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Check here for the final results, standings for Preakness 2018 on Saturday, May 19. Justify won.

Saturday, May 19

Cleveland Indians' Greg Allen soars, Mike Clevinger defiant in loss to Houston Astros

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Rookie Greg Allen made his first ever home-run saving catch, while right-hander Mike Clevinger took his first loss of the season Friday night in Houston.

What will Cleveland Cavaliers show us tonight? -- Terry Pluto (video)

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The season is on the line for the Cleveland Cavaliers when they face the Boston Celtics on Saturday night in Game 3 of the NBA's 2018 Eastern Conference Finals. Are they ready?

Cleveland Cavaliers searching for 3-point range in effort to turn around series against Celtics

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But after shooting just 24.6 percent from beyond the arc in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals, Cleveland is searching for ways to turn that around quickly before one of their biggest advantages becomes their downfall.

Mike Clevinger, Cleveland Indians lose pitching duel to Charlie Morton, Houston Astros, 4-1

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The Indians started a nine-game stretch against the last two teams to win the World Series with a loss to Houston at Minute Maid Park.

Friday, May 18

Browns trading Jamar Taylor to Arizona Cardinals for 6th rounder in '20

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The Browns already had No. 4 overall pick Denzel Ward, T.J. Carrie, E.J. Gaines and Terrance Mitchell on the roster

The Browns on Hard Knocks: 5 reasons the timing is right

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The Browns will appear on the 13th season of HBO's popular training camp series.

Cavaliers know they panicked in Game 2 against Boston; how do they avoid it in Game 3?

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The Cavs have thought about why they unraveled at the end of a 107-94 loss in Game 2 and how they might keep it together Saturday.

Should the Cleveland Indians go to a six-man starting rotation? (podcast)

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Cleveland.com's Paul Hoynes and Joe Noga debate the merits of adding a sixth arm to the Tribe's starting rotation.

Thursday, May 17

J.R. Smith: 10 things to know about the Cavaliers guard

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Get to know Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith.

Tyronn Lue made costly mistake with his lineup in Game 2, says he will be better

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"We usually try to stagger (rest for Kevin Love and LeBron James) but the game kind of got away from us a little bit," Lue said.

Cleveland Browns will be on HBO's Hard Knocks this season

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The Browns will be on Hard Knocks this season, a league source confirmed.

How Ohio State football's strength of schedule compares to the rest of the Big Ten: Buckeye Breakfast

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See where Ohio State's strength of schedule ranks among the rest of the Big Ten.