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Curry comes through as Warriors take Game 2

From scoring 33 points to thwarting James Harden on the game's final play, Stephen Curry made all the difference as Golden State took a 2-0 series lead.

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17hMike Rodak

Bills DT Dareus suspended 1 game by league

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has been suspended for the first game of the regular season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Thursday.

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14hMike Fish

OTL: Kurt Busch's ex used charity as bank

Documents show that Patricia Driscoll, in effect, used the Armed Forces Foundation as a bank to lend money for or pay various personal expenses, including bills for a private company she owns.

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Bryant extends hit streak in Cubs' win (0:43)

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Olbermann: Manning brothers, friends of David Letterman (4:19)

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Okafor's mid-interview block (0:17)

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Best of the NBA playoffs in super slow motion (1:14)
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Clayton: Teams that could pursue Ray Rice

Don't expect Ray Rice to be signed any time soon, John Clayton writes. But here are five teams, including the Cowboys, that could consider adding him at the start of training camp.

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Cowboys lock up Orlando Scandrick
NFL 

The CB reached agreement on a new deal, according to ESPN sources and multiple reports. He reportedly was due $10.5M from Dallas over the next four seasons before this new deal, and will now make $20M over the next five. The new contract was first reported by the NFL Network.

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NFL 

Looking ahead: Arizona
Men's College Basketball 

The real definition of elite, especially in this era of turnover, is what happens to a team when its roster is depleted by early defections and graduations. Does it crumble or reload? Arizona is reloading. O'Neil: Solid recruiting class

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Men's College Basketball 

John Keim @john_keim

FWIW: I was told the Redskins did not want to be on Hard Knocks and do not consider themselves possibilities for the HBO show...

How the Hawks can handle J.R. Smith
NBA 

Kevin Arnovitz told SportsCenter that Atlanta's defense did its job; it wasn't their fault Smith made his shots: "They're unlikely to switch up their strategy, they just have to hope for a better outcome."

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Lacrosse's manifest destiny
NCAA 

Memorial Day weekend means it's time for the lacrosse final four. Notre Dame is making its second straight trip there, while Denver is in its fourth in five years. Is this the year the title finally goes west? O'Neil: Good for the sport

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NCAA 

Sport Science: Steph Curry's shot
NBA 

The Warriors star has one of the quickest releases Sport Science has analyzed -- ever.

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Kenny Hill enrolling at TCU
College Football 

The former Texas A&M QB told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram he'll start classes "two Mondays from now." He will have to sit out a year as a transfer. Hill had 511 yards and 4 TDs in his first start but lost the starting job after 8 games and was later suspended 2 games for violating team rules.

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College Football 

Babcock thanks Detroit fans
NHL 

Former Red Wings coach Mike Babcock took out a full-page ad in today's Detroit Free Press which said: "Detroit Red Wings fans, Thank you for an amazing 10 years! We'll never forget the support you've provided us and will always cherish the memories we've shared together in Hockeytown. - The Babcocks."

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NHL 

Aggies pick up a running back

Ex-Oklahoma RB Keith Ford tells 24/7 Sports he intends to transfer to Texas A&M. Ford had 392 rush yards and 5 TDs last season. He will have two years of eligibility left after sitting out the 2015 season.

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Rory way back in Europe
Golf 

Francesco Molinari leads the BMW PGA Championship after shooting a 3-under 69 today. Rory McIlroy is on the course but is even for the tournament, 10 strokes behind Molinari. Euro leaderboard

Golf 

Breaking down the Rockets' final play
NBA 

Antonio Davis isn't blaming James Harden's decision-making on the final play of Game 2: "In the flow of the game, I don't know if there was a time that he could have called a timeout. ... I'm okay with this play in a lot of different ways."

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One-handed backflip catch

North Carolina A&T State running back Tarik Cohen took one-handed grabs to the next level by making one in the midst of a backflip.

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BBTN's Thursday Web Gem
MLB 

Alex Gordon couldn't stop Alex Gordon from becoming the 22-time reigning Web Gems winner -- does Chris Carter's sliding catch stand a chance?

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Clayton: Teams who could pursue Rice
NFL 

Don't expect Ray Rice to be signed any time soon, but there are some teams -- including the Cowboys, who have shown they're willing to take on a player's behavioral baggage -- that could consider adding him at the start of training camp. Five possible teams

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NFL 

20 MLB players most likely to be traded
MLB 

Does your team need a pitcher? How about Cole Hamels, Scott Kazmir or Aaron Harang? According to MLB Insider Jim Bowden, those pitchers are as good as gone from their teams. The interested teams (Insider)

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MLB 

Warriors still learning how to be champs
NBA 

The Warriors won last night despite turning it over 17 times and scoring just 3 points in the final 2:24. Coach Steve Kerr: "I think sometimes our group competes so hard that the distinction between making the simple play and playing as hard as you can gets blurred." Adande: A lot to learn

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NBA 

Tough French Open road for Djoker
Tennis 

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic trains at Roland Garros today as the French Open draw is announced. The draw sets him up to play Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals. He lost to Nadal in the final here in 2012 and 2014.

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Tennis 

Carlos Huertas out of Indy 500
IndyCar 

The driver has an inner ear condition that requires further evaluation and will keep him from racing in Sunday's Indy 500. Huertas' car, scheduled to start on the outside of Row 6, will be moved to the last row.

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IndyCar 

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Freddie Freeman on Will Smith/sunscreen: "Every pitcher does it so they'll have a better grip so we won't get hit in the head."

Brewers' Smith ejected for substance on arm
MLB 

"It was chilly and kind of windy," Milwaukee P Will Smith said. "I had rosin and sunscreen on my arm. I just forgot to wipe it off before I went out and pitched. I had to kind of get ready in a hurry. I just forgot. That's it."

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Should DeMarre Carroll play on bad knee?
NBA 

Brian Windhorst said the Hawks forward shouldn't risk further injury in Game 2 while on the verge of a big contract: "Now he’s in a situation where his knee is weakened ... and I just don’t know if it’s responsible for him and his family to try to go in this situation." (via Mike & Mike)

NBA 

Notable Kentucky non-conference games

Kentucky men's basketball announced its 2015-16 non-conference schedule, and it's a doozy.

  • Nov. 17: Duke, neutral court
  • Dec. 3: at UCLA
  • Dec. 19: Ohio St, neutral court
  • Dec. 26: vs. Louisville
  • Jan. 30: at Kansas

Jim Caple @jimcaple

Andy Murray: 'Novak goes into the tournament as favorite but Rafa's record here is ridiculous . . . It would be stupid to write him off.'