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American Pharoah completes final pre-Kentucky Derby workout

Martin Garcia rides Kentucky Derby hopeful American Pharoah during a morning workout at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah put in his final workout before the Kentucky Derby, and trainer Bob Baffert says his colt is quite comfortable with the track at Churchill Downs.

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Cavs sweep Celts as James scores 27 in 101-93 victory

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, top, passes as Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder, left, looks on in the first quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday.

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Rays, Archer complete sweep of Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin, right, throws to first base to complete a double play against Tampa Bay Rays' Rene Rivera after getting the force-out on Rays' James Loney, left, at home plate during the sixth inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla., Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chris Archer pitched two-hit ball in seven scoreless innings and Brandon Guyer drove in four runs Sunday as the Tampa Bay Rays won their fifth straight, 5-1 over the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Cleveland’s J.R. Smith ejected for foul against Jae Crowder

BOSTON (AP) — J.R. Smith has been ejected from Cleveland’s playoff game after swinging his arm back and knocking Boston’s Jae Crowder to the floor early in the second half.

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Garcia leads White Sox past Royals in suspended game

CHICAGO (AP) — Avisail Garcia hit a tiebreaking RBI single with two out in the ninth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Sunday in the resumption of a game suspended by rain.

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