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Paul's latest postseason injury comes one win away from NBA Finals

May 25, 2018 - 3:04am
Chris Paul overcame a slow start to put his team in position for a major postseason win -- only to end that win with another critical playoff injury.
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Green: Warriors will bounce back, force Game 7

May 25, 2018 - 2:52am
The Warriors are on the verge of playoff elimination, but Draymond Green said the defending NBA champs are in a great position to rebound and force a decisive Game 7 against Houston.
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Harden on 3-point shooting woes: 'Who cares?'

May 25, 2018 - 2:23am
With the Rockets a win away from the NBA Finals, James Harden isn't concerned that his trademark 3-point shot isn't landing so long as the team keeps winning.
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Big Sexy's big day: Colon turns 45, gets cake

May 25, 2018 - 12:33am
Rangers pitcher Bartolo Colon, who turned 45 on Thursday, was given a cake by his Rangers teammates -- who then promptly smashed his face into it.
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Houston overcomes Harden's off night to push the champs to the brink

May 24, 2018 - 11:57pm
James Harden shot 5-for-21, and Chris Paul suffered a late hamstring injury, but the Rockets held on to grab Game 5 and put the Warriors 48 minutes from elimination.
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CP3 exits Rockets' win with hamstring injury

May 24, 2018 - 11:47pm
Rockets star guard Chris Paul will be evaluated Friday, and his status for Game 6 is in question, after he suffered a hamstring injury in Houston's Game 5 win.
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Real or not? AL Central is the worst division since 1994

May 24, 2018 - 11:06pm
The early returns from the AL Central aren't pretty, as the .500 Indians lead a group that has been far from good in games outside of the division.
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Breaking down the Charlotte starting lineup

May 24, 2018 - 10:24pm
Kyle Busch won his third pole of the season. Joey Logano will start second. Take a driver-by-driver look through the field for the season's longest race.
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Rockets honor Santa Fe seniors, responders

May 24, 2018 - 9:31pm
The Houston Rockets honored Santa Fe High School seniors, administrators and first responders before Game 5 against Golden State on Thursday.
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Rays to again start relievers in series vs. O's

May 24, 2018 - 6:15pm
The Rays will again start reliever Sergio Romo vs. the Orioles on Friday and Sunday, while Ryne Stanek will come out of the bullpen to start Saturday.
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Broncos LB on Trump comments: 'Disgusting'

May 24, 2018 - 5:16pm
Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall had a strong reaction to Donald Trump's interview with Fox News about the NFL's new anthem policy, calling the president's comments "disgusting."
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Klopp happy to take the pressure for Liverpool's players

May 24, 2018 - 4:53pm
"When you win, it's down to you and when you lose, it's down to me." Jurgen Klopp doesn't mind the pressure, especially if it frees his players.
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Cowboys' Williams faults ex-teammate in crash

May 24, 2018 - 4:34pm
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams told police that former Baylor teammate Kendall Wright was responsible for last week's car accident in Texas.
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LeBron, Harden unanimously named All-NBA

May 24, 2018 - 2:50pm
Cleveland's LeBron James and Houston's James Harden were unanimously voted All-NBA first-team, with James earning the nod for a record 12th time in his 15-year career.
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MLB panel: Balls have more lift; cause unknown

May 24, 2018 - 2:47pm
A committee of researchers appointed by the Major League Baseball has concluded that baseballs are indeed getting extra lift.
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Police: Incognito believed feds tracking him

May 24, 2018 - 2:20pm
Police officers believed Richie Incognito was in an "altered, paranoid state" and was showing erratic behavior, according to an incident report.
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The life and legacy of Chris Moneymaker, 15 years after his WSOP title changed poker

May 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Fifteen years after his unbelievable and unlikely 2003 World Series of Poker main event win, Chris Moneymaker looks back at his experiences over that stretch -- through highs and lows -- and explains how he came out the other side better for it.
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Kerr expects Thompson to play, Iguodala iffy

May 24, 2018 - 1:50pm
Warriors coach Steve Kerr thinks Klay Thompson will play Thursday, but Andre Iguodala is a game-time decision.
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Sources: NFL didn't hold formal anthem vote

May 24, 2018 - 1:47pm
There was no official vote taken by the NFL when it passed its new anthem resolution on Wednesday, sources told ESPN's Seth Wickersham.
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Ex-heavyweight champ Jack Johnson pardoned

May 24, 2018 - 1:24pm
Former heavyweight champion Jack Johnson, the first black man to hold the title, was pardoned posthumously by President Trump.
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