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Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics walks off the court after Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 7, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat 97-81. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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A new series The Boston Celtics looked old, slow and overmatched in the opening two games of their second-round NBA playoff series against the Miami Heat. Things changed on Saturday as the veteran-laden squad dominated Miami in the second half of an 18-point blowout win. A lengthy series now seems like a real possibility.

Lucrative event Dubbed the unofficial fifth major, The Players Championship, golf's richest event, will be played on the Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass for the 30th time this week. Tiger Woods is set to return to action from injury, but both world No. 1 Lee Westwood and No. 6 Rory McIlroy are skipping the event.

Yawn. Another title With its Champions League championship showdown against Barcelona still three weeks away, Manchester United can quickly lock up a different crown ahead of time. The Red Devils need just a single point from their final two games to guarantee a record 19th English title. They face lowly Blackburn on Saturday.

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