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Clips' Paul out again for Game 2 vs. Rockets

Clippers guard Chris Paul will not play in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Rockets on Wednesday, missing his second straight game because of a strained left hamstring.

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Law: My top 100 MLB draft prospects

Keith Law updates his player rankings for the 2015 MLB draft and this time goes 100 deep, placing high-school shortstop Brendan Rodgers atop the list.

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Bodo: Kyrgios' brilliance too much for Federer

Roger Federer seemed to have everything under control -- until he didn't. That's when Nick Kyrgios made his move and shocked the Slam King at the Madrid Open.

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LeBron firing away

LeBron James' career high for shot attempts in a playoff game is 33 -- and that was the famed double-OT game against the Pistons in which he scored the Cavs' last 25 points. He's already taken 27 shots tonight. Follow live

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Cavs lead big after 3
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The Bulls cut what was once a 25-point lead down to 11, but Cleveland pushed it back up to 16 heading into the 4th quarter. LeBron James is leading the way with 30 points. Follow live

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Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

Bolts have 9 shots through 40 min but still lead the Habs 1-0. Which just further plays mind games on a team that's lost 7 straight to them

Ben Bishop doesn't break
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The Canadiens spent plenty of time near the Lightning's net but the goaltender made sure nothing got past him. Tampa Bay has a 2-0 edge in the series and a 1-0 lead in Game 3 after two periods. Follow live

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Reds have Cole's number
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Gerrit Cole gave up 8 hits and 3 runs in 5 innings of work tonight in Pittsburgh. The Pirates starter has allowed 6 earned runs to the Reds in 2 starts this season and just 3 earned runs total in his other 4 starts. Cincinnati leads 3-0 in the 6th. Follow live

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Dave McMenamin @mcten

Shumpert gave the Cavs 37 pts in 6 1/2 quarters in this series before heading to the locker room with an apparent groin injury.

Longoria ends HR drought

Rays 3B Evan Longoria's game-tying, solo shot in the fourth inning was his first home run since Opening Day. He had gone 26 straight games without one -- the longest streak of his career. We're knotted at 2 in Boston. Follow live

Mets' Granderson goes yard
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New York's Curtis Granderson ripped a line drive over the right-field fence -- his 2nd homer of the year -- to put the Mets up 2-0. Granderson knocked in another run with a sac fly and New York leads 3-0 after 4 innings on ESPN.

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History on Cavs' side
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Teams with at least a 19-point lead at halftime in playoff games are 197-2 in the shot-clock era. The two losses? The Grizzlies in 2012 (vs. Clippers) and the Nets in 2002 (vs. Celtics). Follow live

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Rangers-Caps tied at 0 after 1
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New York has been firing at Washington's goal every chance they get but Braden Holtby and the Caps' defense have kept the Blueshirts off the board. Washington has a 2-1 edge in the series.

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Joey Votto tossed, bumps umpire
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The Reds' 1B was ejected after striking out in the 3rd inning. Votto spiked his helmet and appeared to yell to Pirates P Gerrit Cole while walking down the first-base line. Umpire Chris Conroy tossed Votto, who then sprinted back and appeared to make contact with the ump.

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Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

Doc on Chris Paul: "He’s not moving well. It concerns me but we have a couple more days and we’ll see."

Cubs at Cardinals, 8:15 p.m. ET
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Jon Lester takes the hill against the red-hot Cardinals tonight. Cubs starting pitchers have a 7.29 ERA during their 4-game losing streak .

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