Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 to take a 3-1 series lead.

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Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in on bat flips

Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in on bat flips

Baseball is stuck in an ongoing debate regarding on-field decorum, and MLB's marketing department is leaving no doubt where it stands.

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Mets ace Jacob deGrom plays catch, may not need MRI

Mets ace Jacob deGrom plays catch, may not need MRI

Mets ace Jacob deGrom plays catch in the Busch Stadium outfield, says he may not need an MRI on sore elbow.

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Foden seizes chance with tired City to clinch Spurs win

Foden seizes chance with tired City to clinch Spurs win

Manchester City is back on top of the Premier League after Phil Foden clinched a 1-0 victory over Tottenham.

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Judge hurts oblique, likely to injured list; Yankees top KC

Judge hurts oblique, likely to injured list; Yankees top KC

All-Star slugger Aaron Judge hurt his left oblique while taking a swing and likely was headed to the injured list as the already banged-up New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2.

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Fognini stuns Nadal 6-4, 6-2 to reach Monte Carlo final

Fognini stuns Nadal 6-4, 6-2 to reach Monte Carlo final

Fabio Fognini ended Rafael Nadal's long winning streak at the Monte Carlo Masters.

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson moves atop the RBC Heritage

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson moves atop the RBC Heritage

Shane Lowry completed his second round with a pair of pars to hold on to a one-stroke lead halfway through the RBC Heritage.

NBA rescinds technical on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green

NBA rescinds technical on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green

The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.

Ronaldo plays key role as Juventus wins 8th straight title

Ronaldo plays key role as Juventus wins 8th straight title

Cristiano Ronaldo played a key role in the winning goal and Juventus beat Fiorentina 2-1 Saturday to clinch a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title.

Canes' Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 after concussion

Canes' Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 after concussion

Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 against Washington Capitals after suffering concussion in fight with Alex Ovechkin a week earlier.

Butler, Dudley tossed after Embiid's foul in 76ers-Nets game

Butler, Dudley tossed after Embiid's foul in 76ers-Nets game

Jimmy Butler, Jared Dudley ejected in 3rd quarter of Game 4 between Philadelphia and Brooklyn after scuffle that spilled into stands.

Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

Footballers in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse about the 24-hour campaign.

All-Star Lindor cherishing return to Indians after injuries

All-Star Lindor cherishing return to Indians after injuries

Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor back after missing opening 18 games.

Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers, 120-108

Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers, 120-108

Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-108 to cut their series deficit to 2-1.

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series.

Avalanche beat Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to advance to 2nd round

Avalanche beat Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to advance to 2nd round

Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 of their playoff series to advance to the second round.

Yankees star Aaron Judge exits early with oblique injury

Yankees star Aaron Judge exits early with oblique injury

Yankees star Aaron Judge has left a game with an undisclosed injury, exiting after gingerly making his way to first base on a single.

Anderson sits out game, doesn't detail comments in fracas

Anderson sits out game, doesn't detail comments in fracas

Kansas City pitcher Brad Keller suspended for 5 games by MLB; White Sox SS Tim Anderson, manager Rick Renteria each get 1 game.

Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs

Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs

Rookie coaches Rod Brind'Amour of the Hurricanes and Jim Montgomery of the Stars are thriving with the chess match of NHL playoff hockey in their first opportunity to call the shots.

Bour blunders again on bases, Angels fall to Mariners 5-3

Bour blunders again on bases, Angels fall to Mariners 5-3

Angels slugger Justin Bour blundered again on the bases, this time failing to run out a popup that the Seattle Mariners turned into an easy double play in a 5-3 win over Los Angeles.

White Sox, Tigers rained out; doubleheader on Aug. 6

White Sox, Tigers rained out; doubleheader on Aug. 6

The Detroit Tigers' game against the Chicago White Sox has been rained out and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Aug. 6.

Siakam has 30 points, Raptors top Magic 98-93 for 2-1 lead

Siakam has 30 points, Raptors top Magic 98-93 for 2-1 lead

Siakam scores 30, Raptors dig in late to top Magic 98-93 and take 2-1 series lead.

Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons' new arena

Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons' new arena

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will finally host its first playoff game _ in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive.

Brooke Henderson, Nelly Korda tied for lead in Hawaii

Brooke Henderson, Nelly Korda tied for lead in Hawaii

Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 3-under 69 at blustery Ko Olina Golf Club for a share of the third-round lead with Nelly Korda in the Lotte Championship.

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

Auston Matthews, Kasperi Kapanen score in third period, Toronto Maple Leafs hang on the beat the Boston Bruins 2-1.

UVa/Notre Dame Softball Doubleheader Suspended; Series Resumes Saturday

UVa/Notre Dame Softball Doubleheader Suspended; Series Resumes Saturday

Rain halted play in Game One of the UVa softball team's series against Notre Dame on Friday. The teams will continue that game Saturday morning, and then play the remaining two games of the series.

Rain-Shortened First Day of 'Virginia Challenge' Track & Field Meet

Rain-Shortened First Day of 'Virginia Challenge' Track & Field Meet

The first day of the Virginia Challenge track & field meet at UVa's Lannigan Field was cut short on Friday due to rainy weather.

UVa Baseball Drops Series Opener 14-2 against Florida State

UVa Baseball Drops Series Opener 14-2 against Florida State

The Virginia baseball team issued eleven walks, and the Cavaliers fell 14-2 against Florida State in their series opener on Thursday at Disharoon Park.

Thursday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

Thursday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

High School sports scores and highlights from across Central Virginia on Thursday, April 18th.

#20 JMU Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Against Duke

#20 JMU Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Against Duke

The #20 JMU softball team swept both games of a doubleheader against Duke on Wednesday in Harrisonburg.

Wednesday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

Wednesday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

High School sports scores and highlights from across Central Virginia on Wednesday, April 17th.

Mamadi Diakite Declares for NBA Draft

Mamadi Diakite Declares for NBA Draft

Junior forward Mamadi Diakite became the fourth member of the National Champion UVa basketball team to declare for the NBA Draft when he announced his decision on Wednesday.

Nic Kent Hits Second Career Home Run, 'Hoos Beat Radford 6-3.

Nic Kent Hits Second Career Home Run, 'Hoos Beat Radford 6-3.

Nic Kent hits his 2nd career home run.

No. 6 UVA Men's Lacrosse Crushes In-State Opponent VMI 24-5

No. 6 UVA Men's Lacrosse Crushes In-State Opponent VMI 24-5

The No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers scored seven goals on their first seven shots of the game, cruising to a mid-week triumph over the VMI Keydets on Tuesday night at Klöckner Stadium, 24-5.

Tuesday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

Tuesday's High School Sports Scores & Highlights

Here are some of the high school sports scores and highlights from Wednesday.

Marty Hudtloff

Marty Hudtloff

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Mike Shiers

Mike Shiers

Mike joined the NBC29 News Team as the weekend sports anchor in September 2009. A graduate of Syracuse University, he came to WVIR from WALB in Albany, Georgia.

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Aileen Hnatiuk

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