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Griffin, Clippers ground Rockets in Game 1

Blake Griffin grabbed his second straight triple-double and the Clippers overcame the absence of Chris Paul to deal the turnover-prone Rockets a Game 1 loss in Houston.

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Pacquiao out 9-12 months for shoulder surgery

Manny Pacquiao will have surgery on the torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder this week, and he will be out nine months to a year, according to Pacquiao's surgeon, Dr. Neal ElAttrache.

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Source: Bills' Ryan, Collins meet in Baton Rouge

Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan passed through Baton Rouge, Louisiana and had an unsanctioned meeting with former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins, a source told ESPN.

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Red Sox's Ramirez (shoulder sprain) day to day

Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez was removed from the first inning of Monday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays after spraining his left shoulder when he ran into the wall.

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Final: Mariners 3, Angels 2

Nelson Cruz hit his MLB-leading 14th home run of the season to back Felix Hernandez (7 IP, ER, 8 K), who tied Randy Johnson for the 2nd-most wins in Mariners history. Box score

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Howard flies by Griffin for the slam

Although his Rockets fell to the Clippers, Houston C Dwight Howard got the best of Blake Griffin on this late rotation as he soared to the rim for an emphatic dunk.

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Rivers pokes fun at Rockets fans' silence
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Houston took an early lead on Los Angeles, and Rockets fans let the Clippers bench know about it. But when things got quiet as the Clips pulled in front, coach Doc Rivers wondered where the noise went ... and encouraged more booing.

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Michael Wilbon @RealMikeWilbon

No way I'd play CP3 in Game 2 after taking opener in Houston. What a poor performance by the Rockets, all the way around...

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Griffin is the 3rd non-guard in NBA history with back-to-back playoff triple-doubles. (Havlicek in 1968, Chamberlain twice in 1967)via ELIAS

Clippers steal a Game 1 win
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No Chris Paul? No problem for Los Angeles, as Blake Griffin tallied his second straight triple-double to lead the Clippers to a 117-101 win over the Rockets. It's Griffin's third triple-double of the postseason. Box score

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Kevin Pelton @kpelton

Figured the Clippers would lose this one by 20, even if Chris Paul played. Amazed they were able to refocus so quickly after Game 7.

Mark Cuban @mcuban

Whats the difference between FTs in a Hack-a-whoever, and someone who gets to the line all the time. Is it more fun to watch a FT go in ?

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DeAndre Jordan hits both free throws and the Clippers go up on the Rockets, 103-93 with 2:50 left in the 4th quarter.

Cardinals win seventh straight
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The Cardinals spotted the Cubs 5 runs in the 1st inning but came from behind to earn a 10-9 win behind Mark Reynolds' grand slam and a 4-run 7th inning.

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Clippers coming up big in the fourth

With a deluge of 3-pointers, Los Angeles has taken a double-digit lead on the Rockets with less than 3 minutes left in regulation. Blake Griffin is leading the way, and he's 1 rebound shy of a triple-double. Follow live

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Pacquiao to have right shoulder surgery
Boxing 

"We have an MRI scan that confirms he has a rotator cuff tear. He has a significant tear," orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache told ESPN's Dan Rafael. ElAttrache said Pacquiao will be out of action between nine months and 12 months. The day for the surgery hasn't been set.

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Manny Pacquiao's injury impacted fight
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ESPN's Dan Rafael: "[Dr. Neal ElAttrache] told me it was severe enough that it would not heal without a surgical procedure. ... If that's how bad it was, you have to think that of course it hampered him to some degree in the fight."

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Twins edge A's for 5th straight win
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Torii Hunter hit a tiebreaking home run in the 6th that held up as the difference as the Twins hung on against the Athletics 8-7.

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