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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cavaliers take 2-0 lead in series over Celtics

CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 30 points, Kyrie Irving added 26 and the Cleveland Cavaliers finally shook off Boston in the fourth quarter, beating the Celtics 99-91 on Tuesday night to take a ...

Red Wings take control of series

DETROIT - Petr Mrazek made 22 saves for his first postseason shutout, and Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening scored for Detroit in a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Overtime

In Macon, Ga., Augusta Prep senior Brooke Stevens won her fifth consecutive Class AAA singles title, stopping Westminster freshman Kylie Duckworth, 6-2, 7-5.

Panthers take little time in win

The Lakeside Panthers boys tennis team dismantled Carver-Columbus in under an hour, winning the GHSA Class AAAAA first round match, 5-0.
By Scott Rouch

Peak Amateur Series returns with 10 events

The 2015 Peak Amateur Series schedule looks very similar to last year's, with all 10 tournaments returning.

Haas, Jacobsen spin tales at Junior Invitational's opening ceremony

GRANITEVILLE - The new guard met the old guard Tuesday night at the opening ceremony for the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.
By John Boyette

Creamer calls for women's Masters Tournament

Paula Creamer is calling for a women's Masters at Augusta National Golf Club.

Falcons will open season on Monday Night Football

The Atlanta Falcons' Dan Quinn Era will kickoff against the Philadelphia Eagles in a nationally televised game on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14 at the Georgia Dome.

Lady Wolfpack reclaim region crown

After being denied the previous two years, the Greenbrier High School Lady Wolfpack beat Evans, 2-0, winning the Region 2-AAAAA title.
By Scott Rouch

Wolfpack beat Panthers

As the fans stood or craned their necks to get a better look, Adam Sasser made his way to first.
By Wayne Staats

Augusta's Sy back on track

Augusta GreenJackets shortstop Jeremy Sy is in his third professional season but only the first in which he hasn't been limited based on elbow issues.
By David Lee

Hawks' Budenholzer named coach of the year

ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer was honored as the NBA Coach of the Year on Tuesday, an award that moved him to tears as he spoke about the people who meant so much to his career.
By Paul Newberry

NeSmith hot at the right time

South Carolina golfer Matt NeSmith picked the right time to get hot.
By Scott Michaux

Monday, April 20, 2015

RiverDogs rally past GreenJackets

The Charleston RiverDogs took advantage of a controversial call for a three-run ninth to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 5-4 on Monday night.
By David Lee

Monday's high school results

High school results from Monday, April 20

NHL roundup: Rangers back in control

PITTSBURGH - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Butler propels Bulls past Bucks

CHICAGO - Jimmy Butler set a playoff career-high for the second consecutive game with 31 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82.
By Andrew Seligman

Toronto guard wins NBA's Sixth Man Award.

NEW YORK - Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams won the NBA's Sixth Man Award.

Overtime

Senior Brooke Stephens had four hits and four RBI as Georgia Regents swept Young Harris 7-4 and 7-2 on Monday in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Senior Day.

MLB set to roll out Statcast analytics

A new era in analytics starts when Major League Baseball rolls out its Statcast tracking technology during MLB Network's broadcast of the St. Louis Cardinals' game.
By Ronald Blum

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Rory McIlroy reflects on recent Masters performance

GRANITEVILLE — Rory McIlroy was back in the Augusta area more relaxed with a clearer head and fresher perspective on the events two weeks ago.

Crew members injured in pit road fire at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - NASCAR says three pit road crew members were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out on pit road at Richmond International Raceway.

NBA roundup: Harden leads Rockets to victory over Mavericks

DALLAS - James Harden scored a playoff career-high 42 points, Dwight Howard had his postseason best with 26 rebounds and the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks.

Top-ranked Ko's birdie streaks helps push her to top of leaderboard

DALY CITY, Calif. - Lydia Ko settled for a tap-in birdie on the par-5 14th after her eagle chip deflected off the pin and the defending champion shot 5-under-par 67 to take the first-round lead Thursday.

Carroll emerges as emotional leader of Hawks

ATLANTA -DeMarre Carroll helps the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks in many ways, whether it's playing shutdown defense, banging for a rebound or diving to the floor to grab a loose ball.
By Paul Newberry

Logano is on the pole at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Joey Logano won the pole position Friday night for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race tonight at Richmond International Raceway.

Swafford takes it easy in 'Big Easy'

AVONDALE, La. - Former Georgia star Hudson Swafford didn't want to dwell on the pressure of the high-stakes weekend that awaits him.

Rangers oust Penguins

NEW YORK - The New York Rangers used Carl Hagelin's overtime goal and spectacular goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist to beat Pittsburgh 2-1 to advance in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

Overtime

In Rome, Ga., the Augusta GreenJackets split a doubleheader with the Rome Braves, winning the opener 6-1 and losing the second game 9-6.

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