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TEMPE, Ariz. — The Indians and Angels play a baseball game. UPCOMING: 500 words. Starts 3 p.m.
PHOENIX — The Milwaukee Brewers wrap up their home spring training schedule with a game at Maryvale against the Cincinnati Reds. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos. Game starts 4 p.m.
CLEVELAND — LeBron James will sit out for some extra rest for the playoffs as the Cavaliers, who have a three-game lead over Toronto for the top seed in the Eastern Conference, host the Houston Rockets. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. . Game time 7 p.m.
UNDATED — Ohio State safety Tyvis Powell often starts a conversation with a laugh. Every interaction is a chance to put a smile on someone’s face. Even if it’s a meeting with an NFL team at the combine. The former Buckeye talks about his combine experience and how he and one of his former teammates are a package deal. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. Q&A format. First in a series of installments until draft day. UPCOMING: 700 words by 2 p.m. Photos requested.