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Green, Warriors lock down on Pelicans

New Orleans started Game 2 hot. But with Draymond Green leading the way, Golden State shut the Pelicans down for a 2-0 series lead.

12hBaxter Holmes

Blazers had anti-Spanish-players sign for Gm 1

The Trail Blazers had a laminated card in their locker room at the FedExForum on Sunday that included the phrase "We don't lose to Spanish players" before their game against the Grizzlies.

7hJesse Rogers

Pittsburgh fan 'alert' after foul ball strikes head

An injury to a fan hit by a foul ball at PNC Park caused a 23-minute delay in the second inning of a game between the Cubs and Pirates as a woman behind home plate was taken off on a stretcher.

Monday's MLB highlights

Bryant powers Cubs past Pirates (1:55)

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16hChad Ford

Ford: NBA Draft Big Board 8.3

With so many players recently opting in or out of the draft, Chad Ford offers an updated Big Board.

SportsCenter Clips

Breaking down Wild's Game 3 win (0:47)


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NBA top 3 plays of the night (0:52)



Chandler Parsons, Devin Harris questionable

The Mavs' players could be game-time decisions for tonight's Game 2 against the Rockets, said coach Rick Carlisle. Parsons has a sore right knee while Harris is dealing with toe injuries. Houston leads the series 1-0.

Mark Helfrich: Chip Kelly is not crazy

This season's Eagles will look a lot different than last year's (hello, Tim Tebow!), but Kelly's former OC believes in him: "I think it's unfortunate that I've had to answer this question more than once: Chip Kelly is not insane. No, he's got a plan. He's got a method."

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The new-look Eagles

A couple of new quarterbacks, a brand new running back ... Philadelphia definitely didn't lounge around this offseason.

Starlin Castro wants to end criticism

The Cubs SS has taken criticism for lapses in defense on easy plays in his career. Said Castro: " I don't want to be no joke anymore. ... Sometimes the errors I make are because I don't have the confidence and I stay back on the ball. Now I stay aggressive."


Bulls rookie banged up after Game 2

Nikola Mirotic left late in Monday's fourth quarter vs. the Bucks with a left quad strain and swollen left knee. After taking an elbow to the head from ZaZa Pachulia, there was fear in the locker room that Mirotic could also be concussed.

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Reds' Price unleashes tirade on reporters

Reds manager Bryan Price lashed out in front of a group of 10 media members, reportedly using the F-word 77 times and 10 variants of other vulgarities in a 5 1/2-minute rant focused on recently published roster information. Price goes off

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Whether you think it's right or wrong I love when managers go off and tell the truth!!! Well done Bryan Price.

Mayweather: I'm the best ever ... period

"No one can ever brainwash me to make me believe that Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad Ali was better than me. ... But one thing I will do: I'm going to take my hat off to those guys and respect those guys because those are the guys that paved the way for me."


Fan struck in head by foul ball

The Baseball Tonight crew discusses fan safety after a fan finding her seat with her back to the field of play was hit in the head through the netting at the Cubs-Pirates game. The Pirates said the fan was alert when she was stretchered out and to the hospital.


Bulls take decisive lead on back of Butler

Jimmy Butler set a playoff career high for the second straight game, and Derrick Rose scored all 15 of his points in the second half to help the Bulls seize a 2-0 series advantage over the Bucks.


Postseason brings out Rose's best

Bulls guard Derrick Rose expressed his love for the playoffs after a Game 2 win over the Bucks. And did Rose's confidence in his health grow after playing 38 minutes? "38 minutes? I didn't even notice, so that's a good sign."


The greatest miss you'll ever see

Stephen Curry's pregame warm-up involves shooting from everywhere in the building. Yes, literally everywhere -- including a full-court heave from the opposite tunnel that will leave you shaking your head. Maybe next time, Steph!


Melrose: 'I'm worried about St. Louis'

"St. Louis has to do some soul searching," Barry Melrose said after the Blues' Game 3 loss. "They got to get a team meeting or something and decide if they're going to play hard and finish this series tough or they're just going to mail it in and finish in five games."


Iglesias makes cross-body throw

Tigers SS Jose Iglesias turned what should have been an infield single for Brett Gardner into an incredible snag and throw to get the out at first.


White Sox rally for walk-off win

Melky Cabrera's RBI single capped a thrilling four-run, come-from-behind win against the visiting Twins, who lost 4-3 for their second straight defeat.


Bryant comes through when it counts

Kris Bryant struggled in his first game in the majors, but the rookie has been strong since. Bryant is 4-for-7 with runners in scoring position and 2-for-3 with 2 outs and RISP, and he had 3 RBIs in the Cubs' 5-2 win over the Pirates. Box score


Cubs to call up top prospect SS Russell

Days after the Cubs brought Kris Bryant to the majors, No. 1 Cubs SS prospect Addison Russell will be called up. Russell can play shortstop and second base, where the Cubs have struggled, with a .146 batting average.

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Buckeyes presidential for a day
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One perk of winning the national championship: getting to meet the president of the United States. The Ohio State football team received this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on Monday.

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Young fan's unique wedding wish
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Shortly after a bride and groom said their "I dos" and sealed their marriage with a kiss, an enthusiastic Alabama fan shouted "Roll Tide," much to the delight of the friends and family in attendance.

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Wilson merchandise again tops among NFL

For a second straight year, no NFL player was more popular on NFL merchandise last year than Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, according to a list released today by NFL Players Inc. Broncos QB Peyton Manning finished second in sales. See top 10

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Next chapter in Manning vs. Brady

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will meet for the 17th time (including playoffs) this season. Brady is 11-5 in the previous matchups. The 2015 regular-season schedule will be released Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET.

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Jets-Dolphins highlight London slate

For the first time, a divisional game will be played in London when the Jets and Dolphins meet. Two other games will be played in London, all at 9:30 a.m. ET. The 2015 regular-season schedule will be released Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET.

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