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Man who scammed NHL pleads guilty to forgery charges in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who once conned the National Hockey League into thinking he was a wealthy entrepreneur well-qualified to buy one of the league’s most storied franchises has been convicted of another scam in Ohio.

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Cavaliers’ Irving says he’ll play Game 1 vs. Hawks

In this May 10, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, second from left, hugs teammate J.R. Smith, as they celebrate beating the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 of the conference semifinals in the NBA playoffs in Chicago. From left are Tristan Thompson, James, Smith, Matthew Dellavedova, and Kyrie Irving, right.  J.R. Smith, the enigmatic shooting guard, who came to the Cavaliers with the reputation of being diffcult, has found a new home in Cleveland and he's relishing the chance to be part of a team moving toward an NBA title. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kyrie Irving finished an animated post-practice shooting game of “Around The World” with LeBron James and then quickly removed any doubt about his playing status for Game 1.

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APNewsBreak: Tiger mascot at issue in Ohio exotics crackdown

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A school that uses a live tiger cub as a mascot has been warned it must submit more documentation to continue that tradition without violating Ohio’s law on dangerous animals.

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Bullpen falters again in Rangers’ 10-8 loss to Indians

Cleveland Indians shortstop Jose Ramirez, top, is unable to catch the throw from catcher Roberto Perez as Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus (1) steals second base during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. The throw got past Ramirez and into the outfield to allow Andrus to score on the play. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Rangers’ struggling bullpen cost the team another win.

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Mike Leake gives up 9 runs, Giants pound Reds 11-2

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford (35) runs the bases after hitting a grand slam off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake (44) during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 16, 2015 in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Even Mike Leake’s good pitches got hit hard, adding up to his worst day.

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