Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday, May 19

May 19 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday:

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Dodgers await word on injured 3B Turner

Justin Turner went down with a hamstring injury in the Dodgers’ win over the Marlins on Thursday. (BBO-DODGERS-NEWS-TURNER, expect by 8 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 300 words)

The Sports Xchange covers all MLB games. Friday schedule:

Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs 7:05 p.m.

Toronto at Baltimore 7:05 p.m.

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh 7:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels at N.Y. Mets 7:10 p.m.

Colorado at Cincinnati 7:10 p.m.

Texas at Detroit 7:10 p.m.

Washington at Atlanta 7:35 p.m.

Cleveland at Houston 8:10 p.m.

Kansas City at Minnesota 8:10 p.m.

San Francisco at St. Louis 8:15 p.m.

Boston at Oakland 9:35 p.m.

Chi. White Sox at Seattle 10:10 p.m.

Arizona at San Diego 10:10 p.m.

Miami at L.A. Dodgers 10:10 p.m.

MLB notebook

News and notes from around the league. (MLB-NOTEBOOK, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

MLB roundup

Capsule recaps of Friday games. (MLB-ROUNDUP, expect by 8 p.m. ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

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NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Cavaliers go for 2-0 lead in Eastern Conference finals

BOSTON – Unbeaten in the 2017 postseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers are chasing a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals with the Boston Celtics trying to even the best-of-seven series before it shifts to Ohio. (BKN-CAVALIERS-CELTICS-LEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 8:30 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, by Mike Shalin, 700 words)

Leonard questionable for Game 3

SAN ANTONIO – Kawhi Leonard did not practice Thursday and is questionable for Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. (BKN-SPURS-WARRIORS-PREVIEW, expect by 8 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, by Steve Habel, 600 words)

NBA notebook

News and notes from around the NBA. (BKN-NOTEBOOK, expect by 7:30 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Penguins at Senators

OTTAWA – Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals with the Ottawa Senators leading the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in the best-of-seven series. (HKN-PENGUINS-SENATORS-LEDE-WRITETHRU, expect ASAP after 8 p.m. ET game, The Sports Xchange, 700 words)

NHL notebook

News and notes from around the league. (HKN-NOTEBOOK, expect first version by 9:45 p.m. ET, The Sports Xchange, 375 words)

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GOLF

PGA Tour: Byron Nelson, Irving (to 21)

Johnson three back of co-leaders

World number one Dustin Johnson is three shots back of co-leaders James Hahn and Ricky Barnes going into the second round at TPC Las Colinas at the Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas. (GOLF-BYRONNELSON/, expect by 8:30 PM ET, 350 words)

Thompson’s 65 good for tops in Kingsmill first round

Lexi Thompson shot a 6-under 65 and took a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg, Va. (GLF-LPGA-KINGSMILL, moved, The Sports Xchange, 500 words)

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NFL

Raiders’ Vegas lease approved

Ahead of the NFL owner’s meetings, the Oakland Raiders took an important step toward having a Las Vegas stadium ready for the 2020 season when the Las Vegas Stadium Authority unanimously approved a conditional lease agreement for the team on Thursday. (FBN-RAIDERS-NEWS-VEGAS, moved, The Sports Xchange, 400 words)

Patriots QB Brady to pitch $200K car

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady signed a multiyear endorsement deal with British luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin to pitch a model that starts at $211,995. (FBN-PATRIOTS-NEWS-BRADY, moved, The Sports Xchange, 350 words)

Buccaneers strike deal with QB Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick signed a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (FBN-BUCCANEERS-NEWS-FITZPATRICK, moved, The Sports Xchange, 350 words)

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TENNIS

Thiem ends Nadal's unbeaten run on clay

Austria's Dominic Thiem dumped seven-times champion Rafael Nadal out of the Italian Open 6-4 6-3 on Friday to reach the semi-finals. (TENNIS-ROME/MEN (UPDATE 2), moved at 1:20 p.m., 347 words)

Sharapova faces 10-match marathon to win Wimbledon title

LONDON - Maria Sharapova will probably have to win 10 matches to claim a second Wimbledon title this year after deciding on Friday not to request a wildcard for the championships. (TENNIS-WIMBLEDON/SHARAPOVA (UPDATE 2, PIX), moved at 10:21 a.m., 481 words)

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CYCLING

Tour of California

Big Bear Lake individual time trial

The sixth and penultimate stage of the Tour of California will feature the individual time trial, where riders will take off one at a time, riding against the clock for the best time of the day starting in the City of Big Bear Lake. (CYCLING-CALIFORNIA/, expect by 10 PM ET, 250 words)

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OTHER

Always Dreaming, Classic Empire draw adjacent post positions in Preakness

BALTIMORE -- The connections of Kentucky Derby champion Always Dreaming and chief rival Classic Empire are treating Saturday's 10-horse Preakness Stakes like a match-race shootout. Always Dreaming, ridden by Hall of Famer John Velazquez and the early 4-5 favorite, will break from the fourth post with Classic Empire right next door at No. 5. (MSC-PREAKNESS-PREVIEW, moved, The Sports Xchange, by Steve Ginsburg, 750 words)

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