LeBron James wants to go home. With a little luck he might be back in L.A. on Saturday.

After a disappointing loss to the short-handed Miami Heat in Game 3, James and the Lakers took control of the series with a hard-fought 102-96 win in Game 4 to take a 3-1 lead into Game 5 with a chance to close out the series with a win Friday night.

Pull that off and not only would James and his teammates be able to leave the bubble on campus at Walt Disney World Resort for the first time in more than three

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Tony Finau has tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, meaning the No. 16 player in the world has withdrawn from first of two PGA Tour stops in Las Vegas.

The self-quarantine also would keep him out of the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek next week in Las Vegas.

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VANCOUVER — In the midst of a season stacked with unexpected challenges, Vancouver Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos says he’s committed to finishing what he started.

“I’m going to be here, I want to be here,” he said Monday when asked about his future with the ‘Caps.

Dos Santos is in the second year of a three-year contract, but success on the pitch has been elusive for the Major League Soccer club.

The Whitecaps are second-last in the Western Conference at 5-10-0 this year and posted their third loss in a row Saturday, dropping a 3-1 decision to the Seattle

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PARIS — Diego Schwartzman played through the wind and rain, and into the dark of night, against Dominic Thiem at the French Open, contesting a total of 376 points spread out across five sets and 5 hours, 8 minutes, knowing all the while he’d never won a match of this magnitude.

And so, as he kept wasting chances to seize control of their quarterfinal Tuesday night, kept letting sets slip away, Schwartzman yelled at himself or at his coaches, put his hands on his hips or smirked at his mistakes.

Then, two points from defeat against the U.S. Open champion

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