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Warriors hold off Thunder's late surge for hard-fought win

Golden State went up big, then overcame some second-half struggles to beat the Thunder despite 40 points from Kevin Durant.

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Kapadia: Super Bowl cheat sheet

Here are the 10 things you need to know if you plan on placing a wager, making a prediction or just want to sound smart when talking about the big game.

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What makes Cam Newton and Greg Olsen click?

Cam Newton and Greg Olsen have worked hard on routes, studied film and forged a bond that gives Carolina a formidable threat in Super Bowl 50.

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Experts: Best bets for Super Bowl 50

Looking to place a wager on Super Bowl 50? Chalk's Vegas experts help sort through nearly 400 prop bets, and give analysis on the side and total.

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Jones-Cormier II to headline UFC 197 on April 23

Jon Jones, who was stripped of his light heavyweight title last April and suspended due to disciplinary reasons, will make his return against Daniel Cormier on April 23 at UFC 197 in Las Vegas.

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All-Time #NBArank: Where does Kobe belong?

As Kobe Bryant closes his storied career, where does he stack up among the likes of the Big O and Dr. J? See where he stands as our countdown approaches the top 10.

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Steph Curry after the win
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Steve Kerr said the Warriors finally got a close game and they needed experience. Curry knew better: "He was lying to us. He didn't like it. At all."

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Warriors survive Thunder rally

Oklahoma City came back from down double digits to tie the game late, but key plays by Stephen Curry sealed the 116-108 win. Golden State moves to 46-4 on the season. Box score

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Okamoto Prediction: Saint Preux by submission

Both fighters are coming off losses (Ovince Saint Preux to Glover Teixeira and Rafael Cavalcante to Patrick Cummins), but ESPN's Brett Okamoto has OSP getting the win here.

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Where's Jordan Hill? There he is!

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Joseph Benavidez wins via decision

Benavidez got the nod over Zach Makovsky on the judges' scorecards. This is Benavidez's 5th straight win (the last four coming in unanimous decisions).

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Thunder come up empty on three straight possessions, Warriors get a Curry layup and a Thompson 3. Back to six, 110-104, 1:40 left.

Thunder come all the way back

After trailing by as many as 19 points, Oklahoma City has come all the way back to tie the game 104-104 with just over 3 minutes in the game. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Kobe's final game in San Antonio a loss
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Kobe Bryant scored 25 points but the Lakers fell to the Spurs 106-102.

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Jeff Van Gundy recognizes Beyoncé
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And he can't contain his enthusiasm.

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Favre: HOF 'going to take a while to sink in'
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Former Packers QB Brett Favre on being part of the 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame class: "I just can't believe I'm amongst the guys I emulated and hoped to be some day."

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Thunder scraping to get back in game

After giving up 73 points in the first half, Oklahoma City has held Golden State to 18 in the third and 8 in the fourth as the Thunder trail 99-95 midway through the fourth. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Penn State shocks No. 22 Indiana
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Brandon Taylor poured in 24 points to fuel a 68-63 upset in State College.

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Okamoto prediction: Benavidez by decision

ESPN's Brett Okamoto thinks Joseph Benavidez will extend his winning streak to 5 (his last loss was in December 2013 against Demetrious Johnson). Zach Makovsky is coming off a loss to John Dodson.

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Worst flop of the year?
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J.J. Barea is ready to collect all the acting awards.

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West Virginia pulls away from Baylor
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Daxter Miles Jr. scored a season-high 20 points as the 14th-ranked Mountaineers earned an 80-69 win over the 15-ranked Bears.

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Brett Okamoto @bokamotoESPN

As expected, Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II is official for UFC 197, 4/23. MGM Grand Garden, Las Vegas. Johnson/Cejudo to co-main.

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Steven Adams did his best to stay in front of Curry, but they forgot about Marreese Speights.

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Royce Young @royceyoung

Well, the Thunder made up some ground in the third, cutting it to 91-83. Durant with 30, Westbrook 23 and 9 assists.

Spurs hang on to down Lakers

Kobe Bryant put up 25 points in his final game in San Antonio, but LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and Kawhi Leonard chipped in 20 for the 106-102 win. Box score

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Nurmagomedov-Ferguson leads April 16 UFC event

A non-title lightweight bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will headline a UFC event on April 16 in Tampa, Florida. Officials formally announced the 155-pound contest on Saturday.

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