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by Ben Golliver, SI.com 5/28/15
Although this matchup was virtually impossible to foresee a year ago, the Warriors and Cavaliers both evolved into presumptive Finals participants as this season unfolded, even if their paths were different.

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by Michael Schmidt and Sam Borden, New York Times 5/28/15

Raids in the United States can be led by armed SWAT team members wearing bulletproof vests and helmets, but the Swiss took a more subtle approach. Rather than storming into the executives’ rooms and hauling them out in their pajamas, the officers waited for the men to come to the door and then gave them a chance to get dressed and pack their bags.


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by Jerry Sullivan, Buffalo News 5/28/15

Ryan has high regard for Tyrod Taylor. He tried to acquire him when he coached the Jets. He recruited Taylor to Buffalo as a free agent. Taylor told The Sporting News this “opportunity was the best for an open competition.” One can only surmise that Ryan gave Taylor the impression that he could actually win the job.


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by Matthew Fairburn, Syracuse.com 5/27/15
If it's answers you seek, the Buffalo Bills may have a few as they opened up organized team activities Tuesday. For the first time this offseason, the Bills' offense and defense can be on the field together at the same time.

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Bring It On

by Bill Pucko, BylineSports.com 5/26/15

Memorial Day came early this year, and with it the official start to the summer season.

Bring it on.

When you think summer naturally you think hockey. The Stanley Cup Playoffs have been exceptional this year. The four remaining teams are all square in their series through the first four games. Hockey fans claim their postseason offers the most drama in all of sports. Sometimes it's tough to argue.

Bring it on.

The formalities are just about over. The Cleveland Cavaliers will play the Golden State Warriors for the NBA Championship. Injuries have reduced the Cavs to a mere shadow of what they were expected to be, with the likes of Matthew Dellavedova being counted upon. This could be LeBron James' finest hour. If he pulls this off, the Great One will graduate to God-like. We have learned over the years not to put anything past him.

Bring it on.

Anyone notice that both the Rochester Red Wings and Rochester Rhinos are in first place? When was the last time that happened. Through ten games the Rhinos are undefeated in United Soccer League play. The Wings are five games over 500 while feeding players to the surprisingly competitive Minnesota Twins. Rochester plays 22 home games between now and July 4th.

Bring it on.

The women's World Cup Soccer Tournament begins next month and is probably the great Abby Wambach's last act as the dominant player in United States soccer. It would be great to send her off a winner.

Bring it on.

The American League East is playing some pretty ragged baseball, the New York Yankees have lost nine of their last ten but are still only a game off the division lead. Only 4 1/2 games separated first from last. The update to all this is the race should be tight all season.

Bring it on.

It is summer. We deserve this.

Bring it on.

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from Business Insider 5/28/15

Scientists have been investigating that question for decades, and the research suggests that everything from your mother's breast milk to the size of your waistline can influence your intelligence.


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by Sportsnaut, Yardbarker.com 5/27/15

It now appears that age is finally catching up to this imposing lefty. At nearly 35, C.C. Sabathia hasn’t been anything more than a mediocre starter since 2012.


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by Scott White, CBSSports.com 5/28/15

We're about to close the book on the month of May, which means we are about to reach the expiration date on saying "it's too early" to judge a player's year-to-date performance. As gut-wrenching a decision as it may be, it could finally be time to sit some of the pitchers for whom you had high hopes back in March.


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by Tim Heaney, USA Today 5/27/14
Jung Ko Kang has sailed along in May (.318, two homers and two steals in 66 at-bats). His swing has begun to look more like it did when he hit 40 homers in South Korea last year. That power, along with double-digit-steals potential, stands out at a middle-infield spot.

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