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LeBron, Cavs ready to take on raging Bulls

Chicago Bulls' Paul Gasol reacts against the Milwaukee Bucks during the first half of Game 6 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James embraces challenges, big or small, personal or professional. They drive him, push him, make him dig deeper.

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Browns sticking with draft plan, passing on playmakers

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer, left, stands with Browns first-round draftees Danny Shelton, second from left, and Cameron Erving, second from right, and Browns head coach Mike Pettine, right, at a news conference in Berea, Ohio, Friday, May 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns general manager Ray Farmer is proving to be both stubborn and strong in the NFL draft.

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Browns’ pick Shelton overcame brother’s death to make NFL

Cleveland Browns first round draft selection, Danny Shelton, answers a question during a news conference at the Browns headquarters in Berea, Ohio, Friday, May 1, 2015. Shelton was the 12th selection of the draft. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As Danny Shelton was presented with his No. 71 jersey by the Browns, his mom stood to the side of the dais. Her eyes welled with tears, her emotions torn in two.

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Brantley, Hayes homer as Indians beat Blue Jays 9-4

Cleveland Indians’ Brett Hayes, right, is congratulated by Lonnie Chisenhall, left to right, and Michael Bourn after Hayes hit a three-run home run off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Andrew Albers in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, May 1, 2015, in Cleveland. Ryan Raburn and Lonnie Chisenhall also scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley hit a two-run homer and Brett Hayes added a three-run shot, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 9-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.

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Browns select linebacker Nate Orchard in 2nd round

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Needing an outside pass rusher, the Cleveland Browns traded down in the second round before selecting Utah defensive end Nate Orchard with the No. 51 overall pick in the NFL draft on Friday night.

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