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Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

(The Sports Xchange) - LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers open their title defense as underdogs against the Golden State Warriors as the NBA Finals get underway next week.

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Former L.A. Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda undergoes pacemaker surgery

LOS ANGELES Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, the baseball Hall of Fame great who led his team to two World Series championships in the 1980s, has undergone surgery to replace his pacemaker, the club said on Friday.

4:32pm EDT

Title-chasing Grace answers free-drop critics at Wentworth

VIRGINIA WATER, England South African Branden Grace shrugged off criticism about a free drop he took 24 hours earlier to maintain his title push in the second round of the $7 million BMW PGA Championship on Friday.

2:53pm EDT

Scrambling Stenson lurks behind Wentworth leaders

VIRGINIA WATER, England Henrik Stenson's title rivals will be looking over their shoulders after the Swede moved menacingly within two shots of the BMW PGA Championship lead despite being below his best on Friday.

4:28pm EDT

No easy starts for top guns at the French Open

PARIS There will be no gentle start for the favorites at the French Open starting this weekend, with nine-time winner Rafa Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic on a semi-final collision course.

10:35am EDT

French Open return a 'dream come true' for Kvitova

PARIS Czech Petra Kvitova said it was a "dream come true" to be included in the French Open draw on Friday having recovered from being stabbed during a burglary at her home in December.

10:44am EDT