MIAMI (AP) Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast.
To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
Chris Young's first start in the majors in 19 months was likely everything he and Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon could have hoped for.
The only thing missing was a victory.
ATLANTA (AP) There's no bigger long shot in the NBA playoffs than the Atlanta Hawks.