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5:50 p.m.--Union County High School Softball--State Championship Game 3--Union County vs. Hartsville at Irmo High School

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Sports For 5/20/16

Game 1 of the AAA Softball State Championship is set for 3 p.m. Saturday at Hartsville, weather permitting. Game 2 would be Monday at 6 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex. If weather forces a cancellation Saturday, Game 1 would be Monday at 6 at Hartsville, and Game 2 would be Tuesday at 6 at home.

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The Atlanta Braves lost three of four to the Pittsburgh Pirates this week, falling last night, 8-2. The Braves stay in the state of Pennsylvania, as they are at the Philadelphia Phillies this weekend. First pitch tonight is set for 7:05 p.m.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers jumped out to a 2-0 series lead with a 108-89 victory last night over the Toronto Raptors.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as the Braves are in Philadelphia to take on the Phillies. The pregame show starts at 5:50, and the first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.

Sports For 5/19/16

Game 1 of the AAA Softball State Championship has been cancelled due to the weather conditions. Due to Union County’s graduation tomorrow night, the game has been rescheduled to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hartsville. Game 2 would be Monday at 6 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex. If weather forces a cancellation Saturday, Game 1 would be Monday at 6 at Hartsville, and Game 2 would be Tuesday at 6 at home.

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The Atlanta Braves got interim manager Brian Snitker his first major league victory with a 3-1 victory over Pittsburgh. The Braves will try to earn a split of the 4-game series tonight at 7:05 p.m.

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Golden State defeated Oklahoma City in game 2 of the NBA's Western Conference Finals last night, 118-91.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you at 5:50 p.m. as the Braves wrap up their series at the Pittsburgh Pirates. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Sports For 5/18/16

Over the weekend, Union County High School senior Alexis Garrett placed third in the state in the girls 100-meter hurdles and the high jump. Garrett will run track for Troy University next year.

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The Atlanta Braves fired manager Fredi Gonzalez Tuesday after the Braves' abysmal start to the year. They called up the manager of the AAA Gwinnett Braves, Brian Snitker, to take over the spot on an interim basis. Terry Pendleton moves to a position as bench coach after Carlos Tosca was let go.

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The Braves fell to Pittsburgh last night, 12-9. Atlanta gave up 21 hits in the contest. The Pirates led 9-0 after two innings and held on for the win. Game 3 of the four-game series is tonight in Pittsburgh. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers won game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals last night, knocking off the Toronto Raptors, 115-84. Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals is tonight at 9, as Oklahoma City plays at Golden State. The Thunder lead the series, 1-0.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as Atlanta continues their series in Pittsburgh. The pregame show starts at 5:50 p.m., and the first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.

Sports For 5/17/16

Union County did it the hard way, defeating Chapin twice last night to become the Upper State champions for the third straight year. Union County won the first game, 8-1. Katelyn Petty had three hits, and Ashley Vinson and Dexlie Inman each had two hits.  Petty, Vinson, and Inman each had 2 RBIs. Bailey Betenbaugh was the winning pitcher in the first game, pitching 7 innings while giving up one run and striking out two. In the second game, the Lady Jackets shut out Chapin, 8-0. Dexlie Inman led the way with 3 hits and an RBI. Ashley Vinson was the winning pitcher in the contest, striking out 4 while shutting out Chapin over 7 innings.

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Hartsville also had to win twice last night, and they did just that, defeating Hanahan 4-0 and 5-0. For the third straight year, the Lady Jackets will face the Hartsville Lady Red Foxes for the state championship. Game 1 will be Thursday in Hartsville. Game 2 will be Saturday at the Timken Sports Complex. Game 3, if necessary, will be Monday at a neutral site.

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The Atlanta Braves fell to Pittsburgh last night, 8-5. The Braves are 9-28 and will try for their 10th win tonight against the Pirates at 7:05 p.m.

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Oklahoma City pulled the upset and won game 1 of the Western Conference Finals last night, defeating Golden State, 108-102. The Eastern Conference Finals will tip off tonight at 8:30 in Cleveland, as Toronto faces the Cavaliers.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as the Braves are in Pittsburgh for game 2 of their 4-game series with the Pirates. The pregame show starts at 5:50 p.m., and the first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.

Sports For 5/16/16

Union County High School's softball team has successfully made it to their fourth-straight upper state championship game, advancing with a 4-0 victory over Daniel Friday night. Ashley Vinson had two hits, and Hannah Sailors and Bailey Betenbaugh each had RBIs in the game. Vinson pitched 7 innings, striking out 6. Union County travels to Chapin tonight to take on the Lady Eagles at 5:30 p.m. Union County would have to win twice to advance, while Chapin just needs one win. If the Jackets force a second game, it would be played 20-30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game.

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In the lower state, Hartsville plays at Hanahan tonight. Hartsville would have to win twice to advance, while Hanahan only needs one win.

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The Atlanta Braves fell to the Kansas City Royals yesterday, 4-2 in 13 innings. They lost two of three in the series to fall to 9-27, the worst record in baseball right now. Their road trip continues this week to the state of Pennsylvania, as the Braves face the Pirates and the Phillies. Tonight's game at Pittsburgh begins at 7:10 p.m., and we'll join it in progress after UCHS softball.

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The South Carolina Gamecocks dropped two of three to Texas A&M over the weekend in baseball. South Carolina is 38-13 overall and 17-9 in the SEC, good for 4th place, but 1 game out of first. Clemson won two of three over Georgia Southern.

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Toronto clinched their spot in the Eastern Conference Finals Sunday night with a 116-89 victory over Miami, winning the series, 4-3. The Cleveland Cavaliers await Toronto. Tonight at 9, the Western Conference Finals get underway as Oklahoma City travels to Golden State to take on the Warriors in game 1 of their best-of-7 series.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS softball for you, as Union County travels to Chapin to take on the Lady Eagles for the upper state championship. The first pitch in the first game is set for 5:30 p.m., and we'll be on the air around 5:20 p.m. with the pregame lineups. If a second game is needed, it would begin 20-30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. After softball, we'll have the conclusion of Atlanta Braves baseball, as the Braves are in Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m.

Sports For 5/13/16

The Union County Yellow Jackets face elimination in the state softball tournament for the first time since 2013 when they have a rematch with the Daniel Lady Lions tonight at the Timken Sports Complex. In their first meeting, Union County shut out Daniel, 7-0. A win tonight would send Union County to Chapin Monday for the upper state championship game. Union County has made it that far the last three years, winning the last two. Union County would have to beat Chapin twice to advance. First pitch tonight at Timken is scheduled at 6 p.m., and we'll have the action for you on WBCU.

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The Atlanta Braves fell to Philadelphia last night, 7-4 in 10 innings. They lost two of three in the series. The Braves rallied from down 4-0 to tie the game, but a 3-run double in the 10th doomed Atlanta. The Braves now hit the road to take on the defending World Series champion Kansas City Royals. First pitch tonight is set for 8:15 p.m., and we'll have the action after UCHS softball.

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The Oklahoma City Thunder advanced to the Western Conference Finals with a 113-99 victory over San Antonio. The Thunder will take on the heavily favored Golden State Warriors starting Monday night. Tonight, Toronto is at Miami with a chance to knock out the Heat and advance to take on Cleveland in the Eastern Conference Finals. A Miami win would force Game 7 on Sunday.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS softball, as Union County hosts Daniel in an elimination game in the AAA upper state playoffs. The first pitch is at 6 p.m., and we'll be on the air around 5:55 with the pregame lineups. After the game, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as the Braves are at the Kansas City Royals. First pitch is set for 8:15 p.m.

Sports For 5/12/16

The Union County High School Yellow Jackets hit their first bump in the road on the way to the state championship. Last night, the Lady Jackets fell to Chapin, 4-2. Chapin took a 1-0 lead in the third inning, but Union County rallied back in the top of the 6th with 2 runs. The lead didn't last long, as Chapin scored 3 in the 6th inning to take a 4-2 lead. Union County was unable to score in the 7th and fall into the losers bracket. Hannah Sailors and Kendall Henderson led the Jackets with 2 hits, and Sailors and Bailey Betenbaugh each had an RBI in the 6th inning. Betenbaugh pitched 6 innings for Union County, giving up 4 runs and striking out 7. The Lady Jackets will host either Daniel or Lancaster Friday night at 6 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex. The Daniel-Lancaster game was rained out last night, so they will play tonight.

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The Atlanta Braves got only their second home win of the season last night, defeating Philadelphia, 5-1. Williams Perez was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. Atlanta is now 8-24 and will try to get a rare series win tonight against the Phillies. The first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m.

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The Golden State Warriors punched their ticket to the Western Conference Finals with a 125-121 victory over the Portland Trailblazers last night. Golden State won the series, 4-1. In the other NBA game last night, Toronto took a 3-2 series lead over Miami with a 99-91 victory over the Heat.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as the Braves host the Philadelphia Phillies in the rubber game of the three-game series. The pregame show starts at 5:55 p.m., and the first pitch is set for 7:10.

Sports For 5/10/16

The Union County High School Lady Yellow Jackets continued to roll through the playoffs with a 7-0 victory over Daniel last night. Ashley Vinson pitched 7 innings of 2-hit ball, striking out 6. Vinson supported her own effort with two RBIs. Kendall Henderson hit a grand slam in the contest. With the win, the Lady Jackets move into the winners bracket and will travel to Chapin Wednesday to take on the Lady Eagles. The time has not yet been advanced. The winner of that game will advance to the upper state championship on Monday and would have to lose twice to be knocked out of the contest.

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In other AAA softball action, Chapin defeated Lancaster last night, 6-2. In the lower state, Hartsville defeated Berkeley, while Hanahan defeated Midland Valley.

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The Atlanta Braves were off last night and will host the Philadelphia Phillies in a 3-game series. First pitch tonight is set for 7:10 p.m.

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The Miami Heat tied up their series 2-2 with the Toronto Raptors last night with a 94-87 victory. Golden State defeated Portland last night, 132-125 in overtime behind Stephen Curry's 17 points in the extra period. Golden State leads the series, 3-1.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as the Braves host the Philadelphia Phillies tonight at Turner Field. We'll be on the air at 5:55 p.m., and the first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m.

Sports For 5/9/16

The Union County High School Lady Yellow Jackets claimed the District 3 championship Friday night with a 4-0 victory over Seneca. The Daniel Lady Lions defeated Travelers Rest twice Friday night to claim the District 1 championship. The other winners from the upstate were Lancaster and Chapin. Union County hosts Daniel tonight at the Timken Sports Complex at 6 p.m.. Union County will be on the road Wednesday against either Lancaster or Chapin.

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In college baseball action, the South Carolina Gamecocks dropped 2 of 3 to Kentucky over the weekend, while Clemson won 2 out of 3 over NC State.

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The Arizona Diamondbacks swept the Atlanta Braves over the weekend, including a 5-3 loss in 11 innings for the Braves on Sunday.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers completed a 4-game sweep over the Atlanta Hawks Sunday to advance to the Eastern Conference finals against either Miami or Toronto.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS softball for you, as Union County hosts Daniel. The first pitch is set for 6 p.m., and we'll be on the air around 5:55 with the pregame lineups.

Sports For 5/6/16

The Union County High School Lady Yellow Jackets softball team will play for the district championship tonight against the Seneca Lady Bobcats. Seneca defeated Greer last night, 3-1. First pitch in game 1 is set for 5:30 p.m. If Seneca wins, a second game would be played tonight around 20-30 minutes after the first one. A Union County win would send the Lady Jackets to the Upper State Tournament. We'll have all the action for you today around 5:25 p.m.

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Other district championships going on tonight in AAA softball include Daniel at Travelers Rest, Wren at Lancaster, and Chapman at Chapin.

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The Atlanta Braves are back in action tonight as they host the Arizona Diamondbacks. First pitch tonight is at 7:35 p.m., and we'll join the game in progress after UCHS softball.

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The Toronto Raptors defeated Miami last night in overtime, 96-92, to even their Eastern Conference Semifinal series at a game apiece. So far, both games have gone into overtime.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS softball for you, as the Seneca Lady Bobcats come back to town to take on the Lady Jackets at the Timken Complex. The first pitch is set for 5:30 p.m., and we'll be on the air around 5:25 with the pregame lineups. After the game, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as the Braves host the Arizona Diamondbacks. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:35 p.m.

Sports For 5/4/16

Spring football practice is underway at Union County High School. According to WBCU's Tyler Shugart, he said he saw renewed energy among the coaching staff and the players. Practice will continue for a couple of weeks, culminating with the Gold and Black game. According to new Head Football Coach Bradley Smith, these practices are open to the public and begin at 3:45 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves shut out the NY Mets last night for their 7th win of the season, 3-0. Matt Wisler pitched 8 innings for the Braves, giving up just one hit. Mallex Smith hit a solo home run in the 5th, and A.J. Pierzynski doubled in a run and scored on a wild pitch in the 6th to provide the Braves' margin of victory. The rubber game of the series is this afternoon at 1:10 p.m. We'll be on the air at 1:05 on WBCU.

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Golden State defeated Portland 110-99 to go up 2-0 in their Western Conference semifinals series last night. The Miami Heat escaped the Toronto Raptors in overtime, 102-96, as the Heat went up 1-0 in their series.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as the Braves wrap up their series in New York this afternoon. We'll be on the air at 1:05 p.m., and the first pitch is set for 1:10 p.m. From 6:05-8 p.m., we'll have SC Sports Talk for you.

Sports For 5/3/16

The Union County High School Lady Yellow Jackets continued to roll in the district tournament, shutting out Greer last night, 10-0 in 6 innings. Dexlie Inman, Abby Valentine, and Kaitlyn Petty had two hits each. Ashley Vinson struck out 8 over her six innings of work. Union County advances to the district title game Friday at 5:30 and will host AC Flora, Greer, or Seneca. Union County needs one win to advance to the upper state tournament, while their opponent would have to win twice.

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The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Mets last night, 4-1. Game two of the series is tonight at 7:10 p.m.

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In the NBA playoffs, Oklahoma City evened their series with the San Antonio Spurs with a 98-97 victory last night. The series is tied 1-1. The Cleveland Cavaliers opened their series with a 104-93 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as the Braves are at the NY Mets. The pregame show is at 5:55 p.m., and the first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m.

Sports For 5/2/16

The Union County High School Lady Yellow Jackets opened up their two-time state championship defense Friday night with an 18-1 victory over Seneca in 5 innings. Abby Valentine had 3 hits and 3 RBIs. Kendall Henderson and Bailey Betenbaugh each had 2 hits. Henderson hit her first career home run in the contest. Ashley Vinson had 5 RBIs, and Henderson had 4. Betenbaugh gave up 2 hits over 5 innings in getting the win. Next up for the Lady Jackets is a winner's bracket contest against Greer tonight at 6 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex. If Union County wins, they will play for the district championship Friday night, but if they lose, they would have to play Wednesday.

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The Atlanta Braves split their series with the Chicago Cubs over the weekend. They lost Friday night, and Saturday's game was rained out. In yesterday's contest, Atlanta beat the Cubs, 4-3.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have UCHS softball for you, as Union County hosts Greer tonight in a winner's bracket contest at the Timken Sports Complex. The first pitch is set for 6 p.m. After the game, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as the Braves open a 3-game series in New York against the Mets. The first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m., and we'll join the game in progress.

Sports For 4/29/16

The Union County High School Lady Yellow Jackets begin their quest for a third-straight state championship tonight. They host the Seneca Lady Bobcats at 6 p.m. The winner of the contest will take on either Greer or AC Flora in the winner's bracket on Monday, while the loser will face the loser of the Greer-AC Flora contest Monday.

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Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson was selected by the Buffalo Bills as the 19th pick in the 1st round of the NFL draft last night. The Carolina Panthers used their pick to select defensive tackle Vernon Butler from Louisiana Tech.

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The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Boston Celtics last night, 104-92, to win the series, 4-2.

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The Atlanta Braves snapped their 8-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory last night over Boston. This weekend, the Braves travel to another historic stadium, Wrigley Field, to take on the Chicago Cubs.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you, as the Braves are in Chicago to face the Cubs. The pregame show starts at 1:05 p.m., and the first pitch is at 2:20 p.m. After the game, we'll have UCHS softball for you, as the Lady Jackets host Seneca at 6 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex. We'll be on the air around 5:50 with the pregame lineups.

Sports For 4/28/16

The UCHS boys' soccer teams are in action today in the final game of the regular season. They host Lancaster, with the JV game starting at 5:30, and the varsity contest following at 7.

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Dixie Girls softball for today:

Debs and Belles--Timken Field #6--Timken vs. Letha King State Farm Insurance at 6; Napa vs. P&C Mechanical at 7:30.

Angels--Timken Field #7--La Fogata vs. Woodforest at 6; Crisp & Son vs. Union Pharmaceutical at 7:30.

Darlings--South Hills Field #1--Union Kar Connection vs. P&M Fabrications at 6; Woodmen of the World vs. Wood Forest at 7:30.

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In make-up games for Dixie Youth:

Machine Pitch Jr.
Founders 2, D&S Land Surveying 1

Machine Pitch Sr.
Civitan Club 7, Frank Hart Allstate Insurance 2
Timken Company 11, El Poblano 8

Minor League
Kingsmore Construction 7, Kendall Austin Roofing & Construction 6
Founders 8, Edwards Tax Service 7

Ozone League
Lions Club 10, Crisp & Son Custom Screen Printing 3
Good's Building 12, Founders 7

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The Atlanta Braves snapped their record 15-game homerless streak, but they still lost their 8th-straight game, falling to Boston last night, 9-4. They wrap up their series with Boston tonight.

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NBA Playoffs:

San Antonio Spurs swept the Memphis Grizzlies, 4 games to 0

Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Detroit Pistons, 4 games to 0

Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Dallas Mavericks, 4 games to 1

Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets, 4 games to 1

Charlotte Hornets lead the Miami Heat, 3 games to 2

Portland Trailblazers lead the LA Clippers, 3 games to 2

Atlanta Hawks lead the Boston Celtics, 3 games to 2

Toronto Raptors lead the Indiana Pacers, 3 games to 2

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Braves baseball for you, as Atlanta tries to salvage a win in the series against the Boston Red Sox. The pregame show is at 5:55 p.m., and the first pitch from Fenway Park will be at 7:10 p.m.

Sports For 4/27/16

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