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Lillard leads way as Blazers avoid sweep

With 32 points, Damian Lillard was the star in a comeback victory over Memphis that kept Portland's season alive.


White Sox-Orioles postponed for safety concerns

The Baltimore Orioles' home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray.

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UFC's Jones makes bond, faces felony charge

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has turned himself in to police after a hit-and-run incident he was allegedly involved in Sunday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Bumgarner bristles at Scherzer's DH comments

Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner responded harshly to Max Scherzer's assertion that National League pitchers should not have to hit and that the league should adopt the DH.

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Gruden: My favorite players in 2015 NFL draft

Jon Gruden thinks Marcus Mariota should be No. 1 on Mel Kiper's board, Bud Dupree is a top-10 player and Amari Cooper is a lot like Tim Brown. Here are his 15 favorite 2015 draft prospects.

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Carter-Williams steals show vs. Rose

Michael Carter-Williams outplayed Derrick Rose decisively on Monday, part of a Bucks backcourt that finally stood up to its Bulls counterparts.

Monday's MLB highlights

Braves double up Nationals (2:19)

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Fantasy baseball daily notes for April 28

Clayton Kershaw and Madison Bumgarner face off again on Tuesday, but is either the top pitching option for the day? Get the lowdown on all of Tuesday's pitching/hitting matchups.

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Four-Ball: Match Play changes

Is the new Match Play format good for the tournament and how young is too young to play on the LPGA Tour? Our scribes tackle these issues and more.

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Players who could be drafter lower than expected (3:07)


Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Manny and Freddie's Wild Card relationship (2:43)


SportsCenter Clips

White Sox-Orioles game postponed (2:46)


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Web Gems: A pair of nice dives (1:08)



Nets-Hawks tied 2-2: Who wins?

This is the 7th time that a 1 vs. 8 matchup has been tied 2-2 in a best-of-7 series. In each of the previous six instances, the 1 seed went on to win the series. ESPN's BPI gives the Hawks a 77 percent chance of winning the series.

Deron Williams shows up for Nets

And it couldn't have come at a better time, as he exploded for almost double the amount of points he scored in Games 1, 2 and 3. The Nets have evened things up as they head back to Atlanta for Game 5.


BBTN's Web Gem from Monday

Giants RF Justin Maxwell robbed a base hit from the Dodgers with a diving catch, but is it good enough to beat Royals LF Alex Gordon's diving catch that found him in the stands?


Kyle Okposo @bookerT2116

Not the ending we wanted but playing in front of the crowd at the old barn was something I'll never forget.Thanks fans for making it special

If you want a goal, you have to shoot

The Islanders had three shots on goal from their forwards in Game 7 against the Caps, good for the fewest shots on goal by a team's forwards in any Stanley Cup playoff game since 1980 -- which is as far back as Elias goes in that stat. (via Elias)

Arsenal fan tests girlfriend's knowledge

One Arsenal fan decided to make his girlfriend sit an Arsenal exam in a bid to really test their compatibility. She passed -- but could apparently learn to appreciate Alexis Sanchez a bit more. Her score


Can Bucks make history against Bulls?

The Bucks are the 13th team in history to force a Game 6 after trailing 3-0. Of the 12 teams to do it previously, three went on to force Game 7 -- but no team has ever won a series after trailing 3-0.


Bulls couldn't close out series ... again

After taking a 3-0 series lead, the Bulls have dropped the last two games to the Bucks. Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler combined to hit only 4 of 24 shots in the paint Monday after hitting nearly 70 percent of those shots in Games 1-4.


Manfred: 'Prudent' to wait on decision

Said MLB commissioner Rob Manfred on O's postponed game: "We'll make a decision at some point this morning. ... It just did not make sense last night to try to make a decision on today's game. The situation was so fluid, it was developing as we were talking." (via Mike & Mike)

Winston's high rate of interceptions

If there's any on-field concerns with taking Jameis Winston, the number that jumps out is his 18 interceptions in 2014, which led all Power-5 conference quarterbacks.


Pacquiao holds final training session

Manny Pacquiao held his final training session in Los Angeles on Monday before taking his bus -- decorated with the eyes of Floyd Mayweather -- to Las Vegas.


Airline surprises travelers with fight passes

AirAsia, whose plane is decorated in support of Manny Pacquiao, surprised passengers today with free passes to watch Saturday's fight between Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.


Wimbledon increases prize money

The new purse will be "the highest ever in professional tennis," according to organizers. Total prize money will equal $40.6M. Singles champions will receive $2.85M, up 8 percent from last year.

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Manfred: Safety behind decision

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred on postponing the White Sox-Orioles game due to protests in Baltimore: "It was very clear to me that the only available option to us in terms of protecting the players, the umpires, our fans was to postpone the game tonight."


Orioles game postponed by civil unrest

Because of ongoing protests in the streets of Baltimore, Monday's Orioles-White Sox game was postponed. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday's game could be moved -- possibly to Nationals Park in Washington -- if safety continued to be an issue. Scene

Lillard makes most of Conley's absence

Damian Lillard scored a game-high 32 in the Blazers' 99-92 win over the Grizzlies, helping Portland secure its first victory of the year against Memphis in 8 tries. Lillard also left his defender dizzy with this spin move.


Love's injury puts burden on LeBron

Chauncey Billups on Cavs PF Kevin Love being ruled out for the second round: "I think their opponent will be the Bulls, and I think that's a tough one, because the Bulls are a big team ... LeBron is probably going to have to play the 4 a lot."



Disciplines handed out after Game 4 of CLE/BOS: • J.R. Smith suspended 2 gms • Kelly Olynyk suspended 1 gm • Kendrick Perkins fined $15,000

Bucks head back home ... for Game 6

Michael Carter-Williams outplayed Derrick Rose, and the Bucks picked up their second straight win against the Bulls in Game 5 to stay alive. The Bulls lead the series 3-2.


Angels, Hamilton get their wish

Josh Hamilton wanted out of Los Angeles and the Angels wanted him gone. Said Angels GM Jerry Dipoto: "Over the course of the last few weeks, it became clear that Josh wanted to return to Texas. After several discussions with the Rangers, we were able to complete a trade that in the end is the right decision for everyone involved."

Josh Hamilton trade may haunt Angels

BBTN's Chris Singleton: “I don’t understand how the Angels can essentially give a player to Texas, pick up the majority of the $83 million left, and you’ve given him to a team in your division. This will come back to bite them at some point.”


NFL prospect Ray cited for marijuana
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Missouri DE/LB Shane Ray was cited for possession of marijuana and a traffic violation early Monday in Missouri. Mel Kiper had Ray going No. 9 to the Giants while Todd McShay had him going 5th to the Redskins. Story

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