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May 27, 05:06 AM

The Mavericks close in on their first NBA Finals appearance in 13 years, the Rangers need overtime to gain a series lead over the Panthers, rain affects both big Memorial Day weekend auto races, the reigning National League MVP sees his season end prematurely due to injury, the Dodgers slump continues at the hands of the Reds, the Orioles get a gem from Kyle Bradish to beat the White Sox, and the top ranked golfer in the world is outdueled at the Charles Schwab Challenge. Correspondent Steve Carney reports.