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LeBron stumps for Thompson to stay with Cavs

LeBron James opened up public negotiations for teammate Tristan Thompson's impending restricted free agency Monday, telling reporters that he wants the big man to stick around Cleveland.

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Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton

Ford/Pelton: Draft fits for first four NBA 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?

Monday's MLB Highlights

Hamilton hitless in return to Texas (0:51)

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SportsCenter clips

Any fallout in Chicago over McDonald's release? (1:21)

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Juan Pablo Montoya SportsCenter Conversation (1:59)
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Yanks ride eight-run first past Royals (0:56)
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Is Dellavedova a dirty player? (1:35)

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Best celebrations of the Premier League season (2:19)

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Looking ahead: UCLA Bruins

Three returning starters -- Bryce Alford, Tony Parker and Isaac Hamilton -- will form the Bruins' nucleus. The potential challenge is depth.

French Open

Razzano's surprise underhand serve (0:27)

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Rockets soaring heading into fourth

Golden State pulled within 8 points early in the second half, but the Rockets regained control and will take a 15-point lead into the final quarter of Game 4. Houston has won each of its last 3 games facing elimination. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Final: Dodgers 6, Braves 3
MLB 

The Dodgers, who scored only two runs after loading the bases three times in the first seven innings, smashed 3 HRs in the eighth inning to break a tie and return to the win column in their series opener against the Braves. L.A. starter Brett Anderson allowed two runs over 7 IP. Box score

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Teravainen lifts Blackhawks within one

Teuvo Teravainen created a turnover behind the Anaheim goal then found Brent Seabrook outside the right faceoff circle, and Seabrook found a sliver of daylight to narrow the Ducks' lead to 3-2 at the second intermission. Follow live

Curry's first shot an airball

Stephen Curry was well off on his first shot attempt since returning to the game after his head contusion. Meanwhile, James Harden has 13 of his 25 points in the third quarter and has extended Houston's lead back to 19. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Harden's amazing shot ... for 0 points

James Harden has made six field goals tonight. This wasn't one of them -- it came a split-second after the halftime buzzer -- but the 70-footer was more impressive than any of the ones that counted.

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Angels @Angels

Trout misses a HR by inches! Double off the wall, men on 2nd and 3rd, no outs in 5th. #Angels

Curry trying to return
NBA 

Steph Curry has emerged from the Warriors locker room and is running in a back hallway to warm up. His status is still officially questionable to return with a head contusion. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Advantage Angels in Anaheim
MLB 

Angels starter Jered Weaver is working with a 2-0 lead behind RBI singles from Carlos Perez and Matt Joyce. Weaver has allowed 4 hits and fanned 7 through 5 innings as L.A. aims to end its two-game skid. Follow live

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MLB 

Dodgers' derby lifts L.A. to lead

The Dodgers smashed 3 home runs in the eighth inning to take a commanding 6-2 lead against the Braves and end Nick Masset's night with 4 ER on 3 HR in 1 IP. Follow live

Howard called for flagrant foul

After Andrew Bogut shoved Dwight Howard on a rebound attempt, the Rockets center retaliated with an elbow in the area of Bogut's chin. After review, the refs called Howard for a flagrant foul 1, and he stays in the game. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Second half underway in Game 4

The Warriors came out and quickly cut Houston's lead to 8, but star Stephen Curry remains questionable to return. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Either breaks 2-2 tie in 8th inning

Andre Ethier hit his 6th HR and collected his 17th RBI to give the Dodgers a 3-2 lead against Atlanta at Dodger Stadium. Follow live