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• The Los Angeles Lakers went to Beantown and defeated the Boston Celtics 91-84, taking a 2-1 lead in the best of seven NBA championship series.

• Steven Strasburg, the rookie pitcher just called up from the minor leagues by the Washington Nationals, recorded 14 strikeouts in his debut game last night as the Nationals defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2.

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