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Harden scores 42 as Rockets go up 3-0 on Mavs

James Harden scored a playoff career-high 42 points, Dwight Howard had his postseason best with 26 rebounds and the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 130-128 on Friday night.

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Silver says NBA will talk Hack-a-Shaq solution

NBA commissioner Adam Silver expects the NBA to explore rule changes at upcoming meetings that would address rampant use of Hack-a-Shaq strategy that slows games and hurts entertainment value.

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Romo: 'Going to win a Super Bowl next year'

After receiving the Nancy Lieberman Lifetime Achievement Award in Dallas recently, Tony Romo made a reference to bringing the Cowboys their first Super Bowl since 1995.

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Ex-NFL player finds home on NASCAR pit crew

Working as a NASCAR jack man is more than just a pit stop in the athletic career of Asa Watson, one of several former NFL players who took a left turn from the gridiron to the garage.

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#NBAFrontOffice: Thunder's next steps

ESPN.com's NBA Front Office convenes to discuss the firing of Scott Brooks by the Oklahoma City Thunder. What is the way forward for OKC, and what type of replacement should they target?

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Raptors scraping down the stretch

Toronto is staying in it despite a horrid 38.9% shooting from the field. Transition defense has been the Raptors' key as they trail by 4 with 3 minutes left in the game. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN


Nothing falling for Clippers

Shooting 32.3% from the field and 25% from 3 is not a recipe for victory and Los Angeles is finding that out. The Clippers trail the Spurs 35-29 halfway through the 2nd quarter. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


Bruce Jenner: 'I am a woman'

Bruce Jenner told Diane Sawyer in an exclusive interview: "I look at it this way -- Bruce always telling a lie. He's lived a lie his whole life about who he is. And I can't do that any longer." Story

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Wild, Blues tied at 1 after one

St. Louis is dominating in shots (12-3) but both the Wild and the Blues got one in net. The series is even at 2. Follow live

Truth looking for breathing room

Paul Pierce sized up a a 28-footer and drained a 3 to give the Wizards a 4-point lead midway through the final frame. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

Spurs outshooting Clippers

San Antonio has built a 12-point lead early in the second quarter and it's easy to see why. The Spurs are shooting 56.5% compared to the Clippers' 31.8%. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


Hagelin scores in OT, Rangers move on

Carl Hagelin nailed the game-winner and New York wins the game 2-1 and takes the series over the Penguins 4-1. Box score


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Spurs 25, Clippers 16 at the end of the 1st quarter. Kawhi Leonard with 10 points, J.J. Redick with 7 points.

Scandella evens things up

Just as the Blues get an advantage the Wild's Marco Scandella evens things up, and this game (much like the series) is even. Follow live

Vladimir Tarasenko scores again

No Blues player has ever scored six goals in a six-game playoff series but Tarasenko tallies his sixth to give the Blues a 1-0 lead. Oh, and it's only Game 5. Follow live

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Spurs 25, Clippers 13 with 2:05 left in the 1st quarter. Spurs shooting 57.9% from the field & 42.% from 3. Clippers shooting 41.7% & 20%.

Kawhi not missing early

Recently crowned Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard is showing his offense exploits early. Leonard has begun 4-for-4 with 10 points and the Spurs lead the Clippers 25-13 with 2 minutes to go in the 1st. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


Raptors lock down defensively

Toronto is putting the Wizards in a vise, holding Washington to just 18 third quarter points. The Raptors trail by just 2 heading into the final frame. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN


Bruce Jenner: 'I am a woman'

Bruce Jenner, who set a world record in the decathlon in the 1976 Olympics, told Diane Sawyer: "My brain is much more female than it is male. It's hard for people to understand that. But that's what my soul is." Story

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Spurs jump ahead 13-6

San Antonio has made 6 of its first 11 shots and leads the Clippers by 7 halfway through the first quarter. The series is deadlocked at 1. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN