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Guilty plea set in $7.5 million Miami Heat fraud

In this April 15, 2013, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Alonzo Gee, left, tries to knock the ball away from Miami Heat's Rashard Lewis in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. A guilty plea is expected in the case of Haider Zafar, charged with a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving Lewis and two former Miami Heat players. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man preparing to plead guilty in a multimillion-dollar scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself wants to take responsibility for his actions and move on.

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Young Lightning eager to build on success

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jon Cooper wants his Tampa Bay Lightning to know something about heightened expectations. They don’t mean anything unless you prove you’re as good as you think you can be.

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LeBron welcomed back by Cleveland fans

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James is introduced during an NBA scrimmage basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The crowd’s deafening roar was so loud LeBron James couldn’t hear his name announced.

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Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford hits a grand slam off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez during the fourth inning of the NL wild-card playoff baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brandon Crawford figured the San Francisco Giants needed one run, maybe two, the way ace Madison Bumgarner was dealing.

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Joensuu scores twice, Oilers beat Coyotes 3-2

Edmonton Oilers' Keith Aulie (22), Mark Arcobello (26), Steven Pinizzotto (13), Martin Marincin (85) and Jesse Joensuu (6) celebrate a goal against the Arizona Coyotes during the second period of an NHL hockey preseason game, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jesse Joensuu scored his second goal early in the third period to break a tie in the Edmonton Oilers’ 3-2 exhibition victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night.

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