LeBron James had 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated Miami, 106-93, on Sunday night to wrap up the NBA championship in six games. … Tampa Bay topped Houston, 2-1, in the opening game of the American League championship series. The Astros and Rays play game two at 4:07 p.m. today (TBS). … Atlanta and the Los Angeles Dodgers start the National League championship series at 8:08 p.m. (FOX). … The Carolina Panthers won, 23-16, at Atlanta (0-5), leading to the firing of Falcons coach Dan Quinn after the game. … The Los Angeles Chargers visit New Orleans at 8:15 p.m. tonight (ESPN). … Martin Laird won the PGA Tour event in Las Vegas on Sunday in a playoff. … Chase Elliott took Sunday’s NASCAR Cup road race in Charlotte. … North Carolina has climbed to No. 5 in the Associated Press college football poll. … Ernie Els won the Champions Tour tournament in Cary.