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Rockets fend off Clips with closing surge

James Harden scored 32 points to help the Rockets overcome a big first half by Blake Griffin and win Game 2, squaring the series at one game apiece.


LeBron, Cavs even up East semis against Bulls

LeBron James attacked from the start and scored 33 points, Kyrie Irving added 21, and the Cleveland Cavaliers evened their semifinal series with Chicago with a 106-91 victory over the Bulls.

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Pacquiao has surgery on torn right rotator cuff

Former eight-division world titleholder Manny Pacquiao underwent arthroscopic surgery on his injured right shoulder on Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles and is expected to make a full recovery.

LeBron, Cavs cruise past Bulls to even series (1:30)

Wednesday's MLB Highlights

Mets use long ball in win against O's (0:39)

Olbermann: An act of generosity and humanity (6:11)
Harper the key to Nats' success (2:05)

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Bob Uecker locked in radio booth (0:23)


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Tampa Bay a win away from sweeping Montreal (0:39)



Angels walk off again

Johnny Giavotella’s line drive down the right-field line scored Erick Aybar from first to give the Angels their second straight walk-off win against the Mariners.


Rockets withstand Paul-less Clippers

James Harden scored 32 and Dwight Howard posted a double-double of 24 points and 16 boards to halt the Clippers and even the series.


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"We had them on the ropes!" Doc Rivers says as he leaves the press conference room. "We had them on the ropes!"

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Rockets are 1st team in NBA postseason history to win a game despite missing at least 20 free throw attempts and 20 3-point attempts (Elias)


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Back-to-back walk-offs for the @Angels! This time Johnny Giavotella does the honors with a double to score Erick Aybar. LAA beats SEA, 4-3.

Final: Rockets 115, Clippers 109

Despite Blake Griffin's 34 points, James Harden (32 points) willed the Rockets to a must-win vs. the Clippers to even the series at 1-1. Houston set franchise playoff records for FTs made (42) and FTs shot (64) to atone for its lowest 3-point FG percentage (19.2) in any game this season. Box score


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Clippers are within six with 2:11 left. Pretty amazing considering they've really only played one good quarter. Oh, and no Chris Paul.

Votto: Contact with ump 'unacceptable'

"I think it was something that just crossed the line. Just because I have a verbal disagreement with someone, doesn't make it OK to have physical contact with someone," Joey Votto said postgame after getting ejected. "In all of this, that's the thing I regret the most, and I'm not happy about it."

White Sox rally past Tigers

Melky Cabrera (1-4, 4 RBI) and the White Sox scored four runs on six straight hits with two outs in the 8th inning to slip past the Tigers 7-6.


Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

The Clippers have gotten 20 combined minutes from Lester Hudson, Hedo Turkoglu, Dahntay Jones and Ekpe Udoh tonight.

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The Clippers have played sloppy and careless in the 2nd half but they're still within 8. Rockets 109 Clippers 101 with 3:17 left in the 4th.