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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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Brewers' Smith ejected for substance on arm

Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith was ejected for having rosin and sunscreen on his right forearm Thursday night in the seventh inning of a 10-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves.

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18hMike 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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2hJim Bowden

Bowden: 20 MLB players likely to be traded

Jim Bowden lays out the 20 players most likely to be dealt by July 31, including a trade likeliness rating, interested teams and best fit for each guy.

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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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17hJohn Clayton

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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Todd Archer @toddarcher

Orlando Scandrick:“I would like to think I’m going to be (a Cowboy) for life ... It’s now on me to take care of my end of the bargain."

LeBron James: Road warrior
NBA 

LeBron James' teams have won a road game in 21 straight series, second only to Michael Jordan (24). “I like playing on the road more than home ... To be able to silence the road crowd is the ultimate for me.” Road sweet road

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NBA 

Proceeding with caution at Indy

Indy 500 qualifying has been dominated with talk about safety since there's been four severe accidents in the past two weeks. Each of the past two Indy 500s have had only five cautions apiece. Those are tied for the fewest at the Indy 500 since 1991.

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Jordan Spieth leads at Colonial. Even though Byron Nelson event gave him his first start, he's always admitted this course suits him better.

Nadal losing grip on clay dominance?
Tennis 

This season marks the first time that Rafael Nadal enters the French Open without a title during the European clay court season in April and May. French Open draw

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Tennis 

Sport Science: Madison Bumgarner
MLB 

Bumgarner's release point for three of his pitches are all within a half-inch of each other, which leaves hitters with only .25 seconds to determine what pitch is headed their way.

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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 

OTD: Janet Guthrie qualifies for Indy 500
IndyCar 

On this date 38 years ago, Guthrie became the first woman to qualify for the Indy 500. "I want to thank my folks for not bringing me up thinking I couldn't do something because I was a woman," she said.

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Michael Sam timeline
NFL 

  • May 2014: Drafted in 7th round by Rams
  • August 2014: Cut by Rams
  • Sept. 2014: On Cowboys practice squad
  • Oct. 2014: Released by Cowboys
  • March 2015: NFL veteran combine
  • Today: Two-year deal with CFL's Montreal

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NFL 

Alouettes GM releases Sam statement

"With the signing of Michael Sam, we have become a better organization today. Not only have we added an outstanding football player, we have added even a better person that brings dignity, character, and heart to our team."

Warriors one of the best ever
NBA 

One simple rating system ranks this year's Warriors team as the 4th-best in NBA history. There's a familiar face at the top of the list. 538: Jordan's Bulls dominate

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NBA 

Pierce: Start of post-Brady era?
NFL 

"What happened to [Tom] Brady this week is unconscionable. Were I as bullgoose paranoid about the Patriots as some Patriots fans apparently are about the NFL, I might wonder if this maneuver were nothing less than the opening days of the post-Brady era in Foxborough." Brady thrown under bus

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NFL 

Mag: The pitcher strikes back
MLB 

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, MLB teams used to score runs. No more. Pitchers have risen to take over the game. And here's how

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MLB 

Jim Caple @jimcaple

Serena says she had been worried about her elbow but it's getting better: ''I'm just starting to serve harder, so I'm like -- Yes.''

Spieth atop another leaderboard
Golf 

Jordan Spieth took the lead at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial with a birdie on his 5th hole of the 2nd round. He has 7 birdies and no bogeys for the tournament. Leaderboard

Golf 

Women's French Open draw
Tennis 

Serena Williams could meet former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka in the third round. And if the world No. 1 wins? She could play sister Venus in the fourth round. Of Serena's 19 majors, only two have come at the French Open. Full draw

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Tennis 

Kerr shining in playoff coaching debut
NBA 

Steve Kerr is off to a 10-2 start in his NBA playoff coaching career, which is 1 shy of the best start ever by a coach in his first dozen playoff games. The only coach with a better start was Pat Riley, who was 11-1 in 1982 with the Lakers. The Lakers would go on to win the NBA title. (via Elias)

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NBA 

Giants racking up shutouts

The Giants capped a Dodgers sweep Thursday and did not allow a run in any of the 3 games -- the second time this month the Giants have recorded 3 straight shutouts. According to Elias, San Francisco is the first team to notch 3 straight shutouts twice in the same calendar month since the 1969 Mets -- who went on to win the World Series.

What's Kaminsky's NBA future?
NBA 

An NBA scout says Frank Kaminsky “might get killed on D” in the NBA. His response? "Doubt it! When elite opponents match up against me, how do they fare?" Picking apart his game

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NBA 

Seifert: Sam to CFL a good move
CFL 

Michael Sam signed with the Montreal Alouettes today and Kevin Seifert likes the move, tweeting: "Smart move here. Needs game action, fresh tape. Plenty of recent CFL-NFL moves based on performance."

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CFL