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Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

In this June 13, 2013 file photo, Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) passes between San Antonio Spurs' Boris Diaw (33), of France,  and Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, during the second half at Game 4 of the NBA Finals, in San Antonio.  A rematch of last year's thrilling NBA Finals finish is possible, but the Spurs and Heat would have to get through tough paths to get there. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

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This Date In Baseball

1899 — John McGraw, only 26, made his managerial debut with the Orioles. He led them to a 5-3 victory over the New York Giants, a team he later managed for more than 30 years.

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Knicks beat Raptors, who get No. 3 seed anyway

Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas (17) and Amir Johnson (15) defend New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Knicks lingered on the court, soaking in the cheers from the fans wearing those giveaway orange shirts that were probably meant for the playoffs.

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A look at the NBA playoff picture

New York Knicks' J.R. Smith, above, and Brooklyn Nets' Andrei Kirilenko, of Russia, scramble for control of the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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

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Bautista, Lawrie lift Blue Jays over Twins 9-3

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie imitates talking on a phone as he sits bundled up in the dugout during the first inning of the MLB American League baseball game against the Minnesota Twins where the temperature was 36 degrees at game time in Minneapolis, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays were getting mowed down by Phil Hughes through the first five innings on a chilly night at Target Field, but the big swingers never panicked.

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