Sports News-May 27, 2014

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LeBron James poured in 32 points and had ten rebounds as the Miami Heat hammered Indiana 102-90 to take a 3-1 lead in the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals.  Chris Bosh had 25 points and Dwyane Wade added 15 for the Heat, who are on the verge of their fourth straight trip to the finals.  Paul George scored 23 points for the Pacers.
 
Jake Muzzin and Dustin Brown scored on power plays while the Los Angeles Kings were building a 3-0 lead in the first period of a 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.  Marian Gaborik and Drew Doughty also tallied to help the Kings grab a 4-0 lead in the second period and a 3-1 lead in the NHL's Western Conference Finals.  Muzzin and Doughty each finished with a goal and an assist, while Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams collected two assists apiece.

David Ortiz homered and drove in four runs as the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat Atlanta 8-6 and end their ten-game losing streak.  The Braves enjoyed a 6-1 lead in the sixth until Dustin Pedroia lined a two-run single and scored on Ortiz's three-run blast.

Nebraska is back in the NCAA Baseball Tournament for the first time since 2008.  The second seeded 40-19 Cornhuskers will play Friday in the Stillwater, Oklahoma Regional against third seeded 32-22 Cal State Fullerton of the Big West Conference at 12:00.  Big XII regular-season champion and host Oklahoma State plays 25-25 fourth seeded Binghamton of the America East Conference.  The top seeded Cowboys are 45-16 on the season.  Winners of the double-elimination regionals advance to the best-of-three super regionals.  Nebraska finished second in the Big Ten in the regular season and lost to Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament Championship Game for the second straight year.  The Huskers will be making their 13th appearance in the national tournament.  They're 31-25 all-time in the tournament and reached the College World Series in 2001, 2002 and 2005.

Local Schedule: Omaha Storm Chasers at Oklahoma City (Bsbl-7:05).

Local Scores:  North Platte 11-10 Nfk Seniors 1-6 (Bsbl DH); Omaha Storm Chasers 6 Round Rock 5 (Bsbl).

     INTERLEAGUE
    
      Final            Boston                    8    Atlanta                  6
      Final            Baltimore              7    Milwaukee              6,  10  Innings
      Final            N-Y  Yankees          6    St.  Louis              4,  12  Innings
    
    
          AMERICAN  LEAGUE
    
      Final            Chi  White  Sox      6    Cleveland              2
      Final            Texas                      7    Minnesota              2
      Final            Oakland                10    Detroit                  0
      Final            Seattle                  5    L.A.  Angels          1
      Final            Toronto                10    Tampa  Bay              5
      Final            Houston                  9    Kansas  City          2
    
    
          NATIONAL  LEAGUE
    
      Final            Pittsburgh            5    N-Y  Mets                3
      Final            Miami                      3    Washington            2
      Final            Chi  Cubs                8    San  Francisco      4
      Final            Philadelphia        9    Colorado                0
      Final            L.A.  Dodgers        4    Cincinnati            3
      Final            Arizona                  7    San  Diego              5
    
    
          NATIONAL  BASKETBALL  ASSOCIATION  PLAYOFFS
    
      Final    Miami    102    Indiana      90
    
    
          NATIONAL  HOCKEY  LEAGUE  PLAYOFFS
    
      Final    Los  Angeles      5    Chicago      2
    
    
          WNBA  BASKETBALL
    
      Final    Minnesota      75    Chicago      72

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