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Cavs’ Irving misses shootaround, questionable for Game 2

In this May 14, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) grimaces during the first half of Game 6 against the Chicago Bulls in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Chicago. Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround Friday, May 22, 2015,  before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving missed Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night after he had his ailing left knee examined by Dr. James Andrews.

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Brewers’ Smith suspended 8 games for rosin, sunscreen on arm

The umpiring crew walk to the mound to talk to Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith before ejecting him in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell didn’t see a shiny substance on reliever Will Smith’s right arm until it was too late.

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Smith regrets oversight with rosin, sunscreen on arm

Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith (13) has his glove and arm examined by the umpiring crew before being ejected during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith wanted to grip the ball better, so he followed a common practice of using rosin and sunscreen on his pitching hand.

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Dream re-signs veteran forward DeLisha Milton-Jones

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Dream has re-signed two-time All-Star forward DeLisha Milton-Jones.

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Carroll hurts left knee as Hawks fall to Cavaliers, 97-89

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, right, speaks with an injured Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll (5) as Carroll is helped of the court during the second half in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Hawks have been here before in this postseason, down 1-0 after losing the opening game of a series at home.

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