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Hawks' Carroll (knee sprain) starts Game 2

Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll was a surprise starter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.

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Lawyers endorse Goodell hearing Brady appeal

Attorneys for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell have recommended that Goodell reject the NFLPA's request that he recuse himself from hearing Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension.

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Draft fits for Knicks, Lakers, Sixers, Wolves

Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton debate which players the top four teams in the 2015 NBA draft should take. Should Minnesota take Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 overall?

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Smart move for Michael Sam to sign with CFL? (1:34)

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As expected, Goodell to hear Brady's appeal (2:56)

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Ford/Pelton: Best fits for top four picks

Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton debate which players the top four teams in the 2015 NBA draft should take. Should Minnesota take Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 overall?

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Kupchak says next season will be Kobe's last (2:41)

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Looking ahead: Arizona Wildcats

The Wildcats are losing four starters, but a solid recruiting class and plenty of depth should keep them at the top of the Pac-12.

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Dave McMenamin @mcten

LeBron goes airborn and Antic takes him down with a shove to the shoulder. LeBron's L leg got caught under him a bit on the fall.

Korver active early
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Kyle Korver is 3-for-7 from the field, tied for the most shots he's taken in a quarter this season. He has a game-high eight points and the Hawks and Cavs are even at 15-15 late in the first quarter. Cleveland leads the series 1-0. Follow live

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Ian Desmond gives Nats 1st lead

The SS drove in Max Scherzer -- who singled to lead off the bottom of the 6th -- on an RBI double to center to put Washington up 2-1 on Philadelphia. On the mound, Scherzer has 5 K's over 6 innings of 1-run ball. Follow live

Rick Nash scores a goal... in the playoffs

The Rangers top scorer didn't score much so far in the playoffs but he puts it past Ben Bishop to give the Blueshirts a 1-0 lead. Follow live

LeBron outscoring Hawks

Without Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving, much of the scoring load falls on LeBron James, and he's been up to the task so far. He has 7 points to Atlanta's 5, and the Cavs have an 11-5 lead midway through the first quarter. Follow live

Didi Gregorious drowns out the boos

Yankee Stadium let Gregorious -- Derek Jeter's replacement at SS -- hear it after making an error in the 3rd inning. He redeemed himself with a 3-run shot an inning later, but the Yankees still trail 7-4. Follow live

Nelson Cruz reclaims HR lead

For a brief period tonight, 22-year-old Bryce Harper was tied for the MLB lead in HRs. It didn't last long. Cruz's 6th-inning blast got him to 17 on the season and put the M's up 4-1 vs. the Blue Jays. Follow live

Carroll starting in must-win for Hawks
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DeMarre Carroll will start for Atlanta in Game 2 vs. Cleveland, which will be playing without Kyrie Irving. No team has ever lost the first 2 conference finals games at home and come back to win the series. Follow live

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Chris Archer has 8 K's through 4

The young Rays SP has everything going tonight, except for two things: Tampa Bay trails the Athletics 1-0, and his pitch count is already at 78. Follow live

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Moss' HR puts Indians ahead

Brandon Moss' solo blast in the bottom of the 3rd -- his team-high 7th of the season -- has given the Indians a 3-2 lead on the Reds. Michael Bourn and Jason Kipnis have also driven in runs for the Tribe. Follow live

Strawweight fails to make weight, fined

Nina Ansaroff, slotted in a strawweight match (115 lbs) with Rose Namajunas, is done cutting weight. Ansaroff came in 4 lbs over the maximum 116 lbs at weigh-ins and will be fined 20 percent of purse, which will go to Rose Namajunas. The bout will proceed as a catchweight. (via Mike Bohn)

Vogt's 10th homer breaks scoreless tie

Oakland C Stephen Vogt reached double-digit home runs for the first time in his MLB career with a 4th-inning blast tonight. He also gave the A's a 1-0 lead over the Rays. Follow live

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Mauer with the RBI double and the Twins lead 1-0, T1. Samardzija has gone to a full count vs. the first 3 Twins hitters.

Getting ready for Game 2 with a look back
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Counting the minutes until the Hawks and Cavs tip off in Atlanta? Take an all-access look at the exciting Eastern Conference finals Game 1 and watch J.R. Smith catch fire as the Hawks tried to battle the flames.

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Pujols homers, moves closer to Foxx

Albert Pujols hit HR No. 528 tonight, putting him only six away from tying Jimmie Foxx for 17th all-time. The Angels lead Boston 2-1 in the 4th. Follow live