April 27, 2015

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Cavaliers 101, Celtics 93: Cleveland completes sweep in physical, heated game

BOSTON — LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Celtics. It may have been the calmest, most congenial 20 seconds of a physical game that left two players with potentially serious injuries and Cleveland wondering if Kevin Love would be ready for the Read More…

Cavaliers: Kevin Love dislocates shoulder, blames Boston’s Kelly Olynyk for “bush league” play

BOSTON — Kevin Love dislocated his left shoulder Sunday on what he said was a “bush league” play. Cleveland’s power forward was injured in the first quarter of the Cavaliers’ 101-93 victory that completed a four-game sweep when he and Boston’s Kelly Olynyk chased a loose ball into the left corner after Jae Crowder of Read More…

Tigers 8, Indians 6: Carlos Carrasco struggles as Tribe dumped by Detroit again

DETROIT — Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco struggled to throw strikes against the Detroit Tigers and it cost him. Carrasco (2-2) didn’t make it out of the fifth inning against Detroit’s high-powered offense and the Indians fell to the Tigers 8-6 on Sunday. “I fell behind and fell behind,” he said. “With that lineup, as soon Read More…

Cavaliers: LeBron James looks to continue first-round success with sweep of Celtics today

The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James. He’s never lost a first-round series. His teams are 39-7 in first-round games. And when Cleveland visits Boston in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference matchup today, James and the Cavaliers will be taking the court with a 3-0 lead. If that Read More…

Tigers 4, Indians 1: Trevor Bauer misses start, Tribe has no answer for Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez

DETROIT — No matter who was pitching, the Cleveland Indians wanted to avoid Miguel Cabrera. They did, and the Detroit slugger still managed to hurt them. Fill-in T.J. House started after Trevor Bauer was scratched with an illness, and the Indians wound up falling to the Tigers 4-1 Saturday. “Probably not the flu. Probably food Read More…

Indians’ Salazar has career night in win over Tigers

DETROIT — Left off the Cleveland Indians’ roster at the end of spring training, Danny Salazar is trying to make the most of a second chance. Thus far, he’s doing a fine job. Salazar struck out a career-high 11, Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs, and the Indians routed the suddenly slumping Read More…

Women held captive in Cleveland home release memoir

NEW YORK — When Amanda Berry’s toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn’t always get to her — because she was chained and couldn’t move that far. Big, heavy chains were a regular part of Berry’s life for years as she, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were Read More…

Islamic extremists suspected in Pakistan bombing had plans for Vatican attack

MILAN — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out, an Italian prosecutor said Friday. Wiretaps collected as part of investigation into an Islamic terror network operating in Italy gave “signals Read More…

14 migrants hit and killed by train in Macedonia

SKOPJE, Macedonia — Fourteen migrants in their 20s believed to be from Afghanistan and Somalia were killed by an express train as they walked along the tracks through a narrow gorge in central Macedonia at night, police said Friday. The migrants, part of a larger group of about 30 to 40 people heading north toward Read More…

Hostage killings in drone strike reminder of ‘deadly mistakes’ in fog of war

WASHINGTON — Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the “heartbreaking tragedy” of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in the fight against terrorism in places like Pakistan and Afghanistan. Now, with news of the death of two Western hostages in a CIA drone strike — Read More…