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LeBron James advanced to his fifth straight NBA finals, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 118-88 rout of the Atlanta Hawks and a sweep of the Eastern Conference finals. Once again James carried the Cavaliers on his back, finishing with 23 points, nine rebounds and seven assists and then sitting on the bench and playing cheerleader for much of the final quarter of Tuesday's contest. "We worked our tails off all season to get to this point," James said.
Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain six top football officials as part of a US investigation into tens of millions of dollars of bribes, Swiss authorities and media reports said. All six could be extradited to the United States and the shock arrests come only two days before FIFA president Sepp Blatter seeks re-election as head of football's world governing body in a campaign overshadowed by scandal. Jeffrey Webb, a vice president of FIFA, was among those detained, according to the New York Times.