Sports http://wamc.org en WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-2 <p></p><p>The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 95-90 last night, sending Boston to its season-high fourth straight loss. Rajon Rondo led the Celtics with 17 points while Kevin Garnett scored 16. Paul Pierce finished with 12 points on 3-for-15 shooting. In what could be a possible preview of the NBA Western Conference finals, the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled away in the third quarter and beat the L.A. Clippers 109-97. Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 32. Russell Westbrook added 26. The victory moves the Thunder a game ahead of San Antonio and a game and a-half ahead of the Clippers in the race for best record in the West. Blake Griffin had a big game for the Clippers with 31 points and 11 rebounds. The Clippers played without All-Star point guard Chris Paul, who missed his fourth straight game with a bruised kneecap. Elsewhere in the NBA Detroit beat Orlando 105-90 and Milwaukee defeated Philadelphia 110-102.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 13:04:04 +0000 Jaired Crofut 56306 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update Sports update http://wamc.org/post/sports-update <p></p><p>Here is the WAMC Morning Edition sports news update.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 13:50:06 +0000 Jaired Crofut 55842 at http://wamc.org Sports update Rondo's Temper Causes Ejection, Bonds, Clemens, Sosa on the Ballot for MLB Hall of Fame http://wamc.org/post/rondos-temper-causes-ejection-bonds-clemens-sosa-ballot-mlb-hall-fame <p></p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 12:30:50 +0000 Jake Sorgen 52927 at http://wamc.org Rondo's Temper Causes Ejection, Bonds, Clemens, Sosa on the Ballot for MLB Hall of Fame Mayor Bloomberg Draws Criticism for NYC Marathon Decision http://wamc.org/post/mayor-bloomberg-draws-criticism-nyc-marathon-decision <p></p><p>Politics has become intertwined with the recovery after Superstorm Sandy but the presidential election isn’t the only race drawing attention as the New York City Marathon is set to take place this Sunday.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 11:26:13 +0000 Jake Sorgen 51179 at http://wamc.org Mayor Bloomberg Draws Criticism for NYC Marathon Decision