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A look at the NBA playoff picture

Miami Heat's LeBron James, right, reacts as he talks with official Michael Smith during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Miami. The Heat defeated the Pacers 98-86. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with five days remaining in the regular season:

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Chirinos’ leads Rangers over Astros 1-0 in 12 inns

Texas Rangers' Robinson Chirinos is swarmed by teammates after hitting a game-ending single that scored Kevin Kouzmanoff against the Houston Astros during the 12th inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 11, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers won 1-0. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — There’s a pattern when Yu Darvish pitches against the Astros in Houston.

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Verdasco advances to Clay Court semifinals

Fernando Verdasco, of Spain, returns a shot to Donald Young in the first set of their quarterfinals match in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship Friday, April 11, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Fourth-seeded Fernando Verdasco beat Donald Young Jr. 7-6 (1), 6-1 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships.

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US rig count up 13 to 1,831

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 13 this week to 1,831.

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Young advances in US Men’s Clay Court

HOUSTON (AP) — Santiago Giraldo upset second-seeded Tommy Robredo 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship.

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