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MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the teams' Eastern Conference first-round series.
Dwyane Wade scored 15 points, plus had a steal in the final seconds to help seal the win for Miami. Mario Chalmers added 11 for the Heat.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 22 points for Charlotte, which got 18 points and 13 rebounds from Al Jefferson, who played through a left plantar fascia strain and shot 9 for 23 from the floor. Kemba Walker added 16 and Gerald Henderson scored 15 for the Bobcats.
Game 3 is Saturday night in Charlotte.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Evan Gattis broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run double off A.J. Ramos, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 Wednesday for their ninth win in 12 games.
Aaron Harang allowed one run and six hits in six innings with 11 strikeouts and one walk, raising his ERA from 0.70 to 0.85. Pulled from his previous start against the New York Mets after seven hitless innings and 101 pitches, he stretched his streak of hitless innings to nine before Adeiny Hechavarria singled leading off the third.
Braves pitchers struck out 16 in all, giving them 41 strikeouts and five walks -- one intentional -- in the three-game series. Miami pitchers struck out 37 and walked nine.
David Carpenter (1-0) relieved with two on and two outs in the eighth and retired Casey McGehee on a flyout.
MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Dolphins will play AFC East teams in their first two games for the first time since 1998, opening the 2014 season at home against New England on Sept. 7 and playing at Buffalo on Sept. 14.
The Dolphins finish the regular season with home games against Minnesota on Dec. 21 and against the New York Jets on Dec. 28.
Other highlights of the team's schedule released Wednesday include a game against Oakland in London on Sept. 28. The other prime-time games are Thursday, Nov. 13 at home against Buffalo, and Monday, Dec. 1 at the Jets.
Aside from the Vikings, NFC opponents will be the Green Bay Packers at home and the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions on the road.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Keith Urban says you never forget your first time.
AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Sex and pot won't be going together -- at least not in Amsterdam.
Asian stocks mixed on Obama visit, US dip
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian shares lacked a clear direction today as players took a mostly wait-and-see view ahead of talks between Japan's prime minister and visiting President Barack Obama.
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Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
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IN THE NEWS: FCC TO PROPOSE NEW "NET NEUTRALITY" RULES
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The issue of "Net Neutrality" is back in the news.
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