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LeBron James leads Cleveland to historic comeback win

2:51 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — It was as rough of a first half as LeBron James has faced in his career, followed by as dramatic a comeback as the 70-year history of the NBA has ever seen. The Cleveland Cavaliers erased a 25-point halftime hole to beat the Indiana Pacers119-114 on Thursday and go up 3-0 in their first-round series. It was the largest halftime deficit overcome in the history of the NBA playoffs. Cleveland trailed by as many as 26 points early in the third quarter. The Cavs flipped ...

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James Harden is winning the series over Russell Westbrook

2:15 AM ET HOUSTON — While Russell Westbrook was cursing on live television, saying he’d already answered a question about his shots and had heard that his coach said he got tired, James Harden was headed home up 2-0. The Houston Rockets point guard and MVP candidate didn’t have the better scoring line, but that was something Westbrook said he didn’t “give a f—” about, because the Oklahoma City Thunder had lost 115-111 on Wednesday night. Westbrook won the individual battle, scoring 51 points with 13 assists and 10 rebounds, ...

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Q&A: Mike D'Antoni on his Rockets resurgence, James Harden's big move

10:17 AM ET HOUSTON — Mike D’Antoni looks lighter these days. The famous mustache that earned him the nickname “Pringles” from snooty Lakers and Knicks fans who never truly believed his offensive philosophies could work in the big city, or whatever they told themselves, is long gone. “Hey, I’m old,” D’Antoni says, when asked why he shaved his famous ‘stache. “So at least I’m trying to look a little younger. But I don’t want to dye my hair or anything, so I’ll just do this.” D’Antoni is kidding not kidding, ...

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Pop art pioneer James Rosenquist dies at 83

FILE PHOTO – Visitors view U.S. artist James Rosenquist’s ”Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt” (1998) on display by the Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York at the Art 37 in Basel, June 13,… REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo Artist James Rosenquist, a leading figure of the 1960s pop art movement known for his room-sized works, has died at the age of 83, his studio said. Rosenquist helped define the genre of color-bursting displays of common objects that was also championed by ...

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LeBron James on Cavaliers looking at signing Larry Sanders: 'Why not?'

12:46 PM ET ORLANDO, Fla. — The Cleveland Cavaliers did not waste time wallowing in their misfortune after Andrew Bogut suffered a season-ending leg injury in his first minute of action with the team. The franchise’s focus has turned back to free-agent big man Larry Sanders as a potential salve for their shoddy defense, and he could be signed as soon as this Monday, when the Cavs return home from their current three-game road trip, multiple sources told ESPN. Sanders, a spindly 6-foot-11, 235-pound shot-blocker who hasn’t played in the ...

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James Harden takes over third quarter as Rockets beat the Grizzlies

1:55 AM ET HOUSTON — Saturday night’s third quarter was another reminder why James Harden is an MVP candidate. He scored 20 of the team’s 38 points in the third as the Houston Rockets took care of the Memphis Grizzlies123-108. Harden, who leads the NBA with 56.1 points produced per game, had a hand in 30 third-quarter points. “Unbelievable,” Trevor Ariza said. “I see it every day. I’m [accustomed] to it. That’s what he does.” Harden finished the game with 33 points, 11 assists and 7 rebounds. He took 15 ...

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Billionaire inventor James Dyson planning a huge U.K. expansion

Is this hairdryer worth $ 400? Dyson needs room to grow. The engineering firm — famous the world over for its sleek vacuum cleaners — has purchased a massive 517-acre facility in England that will be dedicated to research and development. The British firm has moved well beyond its vacuum roots, now designing upscale consumer electronics including hand dryers, hair dryers, heaters and lights. The company won’t reveal details about specific products it will be working on in the new location, which was formerly used by the military as a ...

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NASA tells astronomers to submit proposals for James Webb Telescope observations

Hubble is nearing the end of its mission, and the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been under construction for years. Now that the telescope has been built and is undergoing final testing, NASA has turned its attention to the future — namely, what the Webb Telescope is going to do once it’s deployed. The space agency has asked astronomers to start submitting proposals for observations beginning in April 2019. The JWST isn’t just a replacement for Hubble, it’s an evolution of what a space telescope can be. Its reflecting ...

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Diane James: Why I quit as UKIP leader after 18 days

Former UKIP leader Diane James has said she resigned after just 18 days in the job because of an inability to break up the party’s “old guard”. In her first broadcast interview since resigning, she told BBC 5 live Daily she felt she could not “continue to bang [her] head against a brick wall”. Ms James said false reports she had stepped down because of her husband’s ill health had caused her anxiety. She also revealed her “awkwardness” over a planned kiss with Nigel Farage. Ms James, an MEP for ...

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Police name Pentonville fugitives as James Whitlock and Matthew Baker

Two men who escaped from Pentonville prison have been named, as police warn the public not to approach them. James Whitlock, 31, and Matthew Baker, 28, used pillows to look like bodies to make it look like they were asleep. It is understood they used diamond-tipped cutting equipment to break cell bars before scaling the perimeter wall of the north London prison. Baker was waiting to be sentenced for attempted murder while Whitlock had been charged with burglary. Following a trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court, Baker was found guilty on ...

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