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Warriors splash back

The Clips got off to a fast start, but the Splash Brothers have brought the Warriors back in L.A.


Kraft: Hernandez told me he was innocent

Patriots owner Robert Kraft took the stand Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez, recalling that the former star tight end told him he was not involved in the death of Odin Lloyd.

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Romo: I would have taken pay cut for Murray

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo says he was willing to take a cut in pay from his $17 million base salary in 2015 to keep DeMarco Murray, who left to sign with the rival Eagles.


BBTN 100: Top 25 players

Who is No. 1? We concluded our countdown of the top 100 players in baseball with the top 25 and not surprisingly, Mike Trout leads the way.


The Kris Bryant dilemma

Keith Olbermann examines the potential impact of the Cubs keeping star prospect Kris Bryant in the minor leagues to start the 2015 MLB season.

Have You Seen?

McGregor goes for the gold (0:29)

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Top 50 MLB prospects update

Keith Law updates his top MLB prospect ranks, noting what has changed and how the players have looked since his last update Jan. 29.


Finnish announcer goes wild

Announcer Jani Säteri couldn't contain his excitement when goalie Kaapo Kähkönen scored an empty-net goal from the opposite end of the ice.


Ovechkin scores 50th as Capitals calm Canes

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 50th goal, reaching that mark for the sixth time and tying a team record with the 472nd of his career, and added an assist to help the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 Tuesday night.


Phil Jackson's message ridiculous

Stephen A. Smith breaks down the state of the Knicks in reaction to Phil Jackson asking season ticket holders for the team to "remain optimistic."

SportsCenter Clips

Face To Face: Steph Curry (1:17)

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ESPN.com 20th Anniversary: Top 20 Athletes

ESPN.com celebrates its 20th anniversary this week. We highlight some of the top athletes who represented the pinnacle of sports from 1995-2015.


Tournament Challenge

How's your bracket? Check yours against the president, celebs and all your friends. Someone will take home $20,000. Will it be you?


End of 3Q: Clippers 88, Warriors 82

Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry sparked the Warriors to start the third quarter and pulled Golden State level before the Clippers regained footing to maintain their lead heading into the final frame. Blake Griffin leads all scorers with 34 points on 15-for-21 shooting. He's 12-for-13 in the paint through three and 3-for-8 outside the paint.


Lions LB walks on wing of plane

How do the Detroit Lions feel about LB DeAndre Levy, who was second in the NFL with 131 tackles last season, walking on the wing of a plane? "The official position," team president Tom Lewand said, "is don't fall."


Bill Simmons @BillSimmons

Steph vs CP is the new best NBA rivalry of dudes that actually guard each other. The best non-playoffs Clips crowd i can remember.

Blake boost on the block

Blake Griffin has 32 points on 14-for-20 shooting to go along with 9 boards, five assists and two blocks. Griffin is 11-for-12 in the paint for 22 points. The rest of the Clippers are 7-for-20 in the paint for 14 points. Follow live


J.A. Adande @jadande

Doc was hoping he could get away with light minutes for starters tonight with game at POR tomorrow. No such luck

Stanford reaches NIT championship
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Chasson Randle netted 24 points to become Stanford's all-time leading scorer and guide the Cardinal to a 67-60 victory over Old Dominion. Stanford will play Miami in the NIT title game.

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Third quarter 'Golden' for Warriors

The Warriors have outscored opponents by 131 points in the 3rd quarter in their previous 13 games (avg of 10.1 pts). Golden State, which trails 82-78 with 1:37 left in the third, has outscored the Clippers 32-29 to start the second half.


Thompson, Curry carrying Warriors

Thompson and Curry have scored the last 19 points for the Warriors to tie the game. Thompson is 5-for-5 in the 3rd quarter (13 pts) and Curry is 3-for-4 (6 pts).


Kevin Pelton @kpelton

Blazers have to be thrilled that the Warriors have made a game of this with the Clippers on the front end of a back-to-back.

Winston: I've learned from my mistakes

"I haven't changed at all. I've grown," Jameis Winston told SportsCenter. "I've grown into the person I am now, the young man that I am now. And my actions have to speak [to that]. ... At the end of the day, all my mistakes make me a better person. I get to learn from that."


Suarez Navarro discusses comeback win

Carla Suarez Navarro on her 0-6, 6-1, 7-5 quarterfinals victory over Venus Williams: "It was a crazy match, crazy first two sets. Venus was unbelievable at the beginning. I start a little bit nervous, but, you know, in tennis, even if you lost the first set, you're still in competition."


UFC 189 almost got started early

UFC featherweight challenger Conor McGregor grabbed Jose Aldo's belt in front of his hometown fans in Dublin, Ireland, during a UFC 189 news conference.


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Chasson Randle: 24 Pts; passes Todd Lichti for most points in Stanford history, as Stanford advances to NIT title game with win over ODU

Halftime: Clippers 53, Warriors 46

This game might mean more to the Clippers, as Warriors coach Steve Kerr said after the first quarter, but Golden State isn't exactly surrendering. The Clippers led by as many as 17 before Stephen Curry (14 points, 3 assists) got hot. Follow live


Isner forces third set

John Isner took the second set in a tiebreak to square up the match at a set apiece with Milos Raonic. A spot in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open is on the line for the two huge servers. Watch live

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Final: Stanford 67, Old Dominion 60
Men's College Basketball 

Chasson Randle (24 points) and Stanford let Old Dominion erase a 21-point deficit, but the Cardinal pulled away late to advance to the NIT championship for the first time since winning the title in 2012. Box score

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