May 24, 2016

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NBA Playoffs: Thunder rolls over Golden State 133-105, takes 2-1 series lead

OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Thunder gave the Warriors as complete a beating as they experienced during their record-setting season. Suddenly, a second straight title seems to be anything but a given for Golden State. The Warriors are just trying to survive. Durant scored 33 points, Westbrook had 30 points, 12 Read More…

Raptors 99, Cavaliers 84: Cleveland’s postseason win streak ends at 10 as Toronto takes Game 3 of Eastern Conference finals

TORONTO — Cleveland’s perfect playoff run went south in the north. DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Bismack Biyombo set a Toronto playoff record with 26 rebounds and the Raptors beat Cleveland 99-84 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their first loss this postseason. Kyle Lowry scored 20 points, Read More…

Red Sox 9, Indians 1: Joe Kelly shuts down Tribe, as 5-game winning streak snapped

BOSTON — The Cleveland Indians were already having enough trouble against Joe Kelly without the plays the Boston Red Sox were making to keep his no-hitter going. Kelly pitched no-hit ball for 6⅔ innings, Boston’s fielders made four solid plays and the Red Sox beat the Indians 9-1 on Saturday. Jason Kipnis was robbed twice Read More…

Horse Racing: Exaggerator stays patient, wins sloppy Preakness to deny Nyquist chance at Triple Crown

BALTIMORE — Despite the fog, the rain and an undefeated Kentucky Derby winner to contend with, Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux knew the best route to the Preakness winner’s circle with Exaggerator — stay inside and wait. The rider, who started his career in Maryland, guided Exaggerator to a 3½-length victory over Cherry Wine Read More…

Indians win streak at 5 as Corey Kluber keeps Boston in check

BOSTON — Corey Kluber sounded as relaxed after the game as he looked on the mound. Facing the Boston Red Sox, the majors’ top-scoring club, Kluber held them down for seven innings to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 4-2 victory Friday night. “I was kind of working both sides of the plate to keep Read More…

Ohio unemployment rate ticked up in April, now at 5.2 percent

COLUMBUS — Officials say Ohio’s unemployment rate rose again in April as 13,600 jobs were lost over the month. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Friday that the state unemployment rate was 5.2 percent in April, up from 5.1 percent in March. February’s rate was 5 percent. The number of workers unemployed Read More…

Despite earlier reports plane was found, search continues in Mediterranean for missing EgyptAir flight

CAIRO — The search continued on Friday for missing EgyptAir flight 804, which disappeared from the radar while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo. Authorities were scouring a wide area south of the Greek island of Crete to search for wreckage, over 24 hours after the Airbus 320 lost contact. France, Greece, Read More…

Ohio General Assembly votes to remove cap on alcohol content in beer

COLUMBUS — In a move that would allow craft brewers the freedom to make boozier beers, Ohio lawmakers have voted to scrap a cap on alcohol content for beer that’s been on the books since just after Prohibition. Ohio legislators this week followed the lead of other states in voting to get rid of the Read More…

Indians 7, Reds 2: Josh Tomlin pitches, hits Tribe to series-sweeping victory

CINCINNATI — For the first time in 44 years, an Indians pitcher had a single and a double. Yep, Josh Tomlin couldn’t help but get in on Cleveland’s four-day hitting splurge. Carlos Santana hit two two-run homers, and Tomlin stayed unbeaten by allowing only five hits while pitching into the eighth inning Thursday night, leading Read More…

Veteran CBS newsman Morley Safer dead at 84

NEW YORK — Morley Safer, the veteran “60 Minutes” correspondent who was equally at home reporting on social injustices, the Orient Express and abstract art, and who exposed a military atrocity in Vietnam that played an early role in changing Americans’ view of the war, died Thursday, according to Kevin Tedesco, a CBS News publicist. No Read More…