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Nets rest starters, lose 114-85 to Cavaliers

Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett, Marquis Teague, Paul Pierce and Alan Anderson, from left, watch from the bench in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd sat his starters for the playoffs and the Nets closed the regular season with a 114-85 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

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This Date In Baseball

1929 — Cleveland’s Earl Averill became the first American League player to hit a home run in his first major league plate appearance. The Indians won the game 5-4 in 11 innings on Carl Lind’s double.

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Browns sign FB Chris Pressley

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns have signed fullback Chris Pressley, a potential lead blocker to open holes for new running back Ben Tate.

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Browns’ Mack relieved free agency behind him

This Dec. 1, 2013 file photo shows Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack (55) in action during an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Cleveland. Browns Pro Bowl center Alex Mack's football future could be decided in the next few days _ or hours. The Jacksonville Jaguars are expected to sign Mack to a contract offer sheet on Friday, April 11, 2014. Once the paperwork is filed, the Browns will have five days to match. Cleveland secured that right after placing a $10 million transition tag on Mack before free agency opened. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The confusing whirlwind of free agency behind him, Pro Bowl center Alex Mack says he’s excited about staying with the Browns.

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Work on historic Cleveland ballpark nears finish

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cries of “play ball” should be in the air again this summer on the site of League Park, where the Cleveland Indians played in the early 1900s and Babe Ruth hit his 500th career home run.

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