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).
Final Boston 8 Atlanta 6
Final Baltimore 7 Milwaukee 6, 10 Innings
Final N-Y Yankees 6 St. Louis 4, 12 Innings
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
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
Final Minnesota 75 Chicago 72