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Blazers rally to win, avoid sweep by Griz

Damian Lillard finished with 32 points and led a fourth-quarter rally as Portland came back to beat Memphis and force a Game 5.


White Sox-Orioles postponed for safety concerns

The Baltimore Orioles' home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray.

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UFC's Jones makes bond, faces felony charge

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has turned himself in to police after a hit-and-run incident he was allegedly involved in Sunday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Bumgarner bristles at Scherzer's DH comments

Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner responded harshly to Max Scherzer's assertion that National League pitchers should not have to hit and that the league should adopt the DH.

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Gruden: My favorite players in 2015 NFL draft

Jon Gruden thinks Marcus Mariota should be No. 1 on Mel Kiper's board, Bud Dupree is a top-10 player and Amari Cooper is a lot like Tim Brown. Here are his 15 favorite 2015 draft prospects.

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Carter-Williams steals show vs. Rose

Michael Carter-Williams outplayed Derrick Rose decisively on Monday, part of a Bucks backcourt that finally stood up to its Bulls counterparts.

Monday's MLB highlights

Braves double up Nationals (2:19)


NFL Draft

Players who could be drafter lower than expected (3:07)


Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Manny and Freddie's Wild Card relationship (2:43)


SportsCenter Clips

White Sox-Orioles game postponed (2:46)


Have You Seen?

Web Gems: A pair of nice dives (1:08)



Lillard leaves Grizzlies dizzy in his dust

It's safe to say the Grizzlies missed PG Mike Conley. Portland's Damian Lillard blew by Conley's replacement, Beno Udrih, with a spin move and made a reverse layup late in the second quarter of the Blazers' Game 4 win.


A royal rumble for Cleveland pitcher

The Kansas City Royals have been embroiled in a few kerfuffles in recent days. Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer noticed, and he showed up to Monday night’s game against KC wearing boxing gloves. Put 'em up

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Bumgarner: Scherzer 'knew the rules'

Giants P Madison Bumgarner responded to Nationals P Max Scherzer's comments that the NL should adopt the DH: "Whatever much he signed for [as a free agent in the offseason] -- what did he get, again? -- he didn't have a problem signing his name. He didn't have a problem with hitting then," Bumgarner said, according to the San Jose Mercury News.


Lillard makes most of Conley's absence

Damian Lillard scored a game-high 32 in the Blazers' 99-92 win over the Grizzlies. The victory was Portland's first of the year against Memphis in 8 tries and sends the series back to Memphis for Game 5.


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In last 8:48 of 4th quarter, Trail Blazers outscored Grizzlies, 29-12. Damian Lillard scored 12 points (as many as Grizzlies) in that run

Dodgers pull away to down Giants

Joc Pederson hit a solo home run in the 6th and Justin Turner clubbed a pinch-hit, 3-run homer in the 8th to help the Dodgers run away from their rivals 8-3. Box score


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Memphis squandered 10-point lead w/8:38 left. Instead of putting this series to bed for first sweep in team history, it's on to Game5 Wed.

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Trail Blazers force a Game 5 behind 32 points from Damian Lillard Lillard in series Game 1-2: 10-37 from field Game 3-4: 21-40 from field

Blazers survive to play a Game 5

Damian Lillard gave Portland fans something to cheer about with a huge fourth quarter, and the Blazers avoided a Grizzlies sweep with a 99-92 win. Lillard finished with 32 points and 7 assists. Box score


Grizzlies play the foul game late

Vince Carter and Marc Gasol ran a pretty play out of the timeout to narrow the Portland lead to 2, but the Grizzlies were forced to send Damian Lillard to the free-throw line, and he drilled both to push the margin back to 4. Follow live

Kevin Pelton @kpelton

Good use of a play I know as "Rocket" to get Courtney Lee a layup to cut lead to 2. But Lillard makes both free throws and it's back to 4.

Lillard can't quite hit the dagger

Damian Lillard had a chance to put the Blazers up 6 with less than 30 seconds left, but he missed a 3-pointer, but Nicolas Batum drew a loose-ball foul on Jeff Green and sank two free throws to extend Portland's lead. Follow live

Kevin Pelton @kpelton

Damian Lillard's been looking for that pull-up 3-pointers all night. Finally found it -- and a foul.

Blazers not done yet in Portland

It's been a rough second half for LaMarcus Aldridge, but the Grizzlies are struggling offensively in the fourth without Mike Conley, and the Blazers have tied things up late in regulation. Follow live

Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

If this is LMA’s swan song in Portland, it hasn’t been pretty. He’s 5-20 from the field, including 0-9 in the second half.

Josh Hamilton trade may haunt Angels

BBTN's Chris Singleton: “I don’t understand how the Angels can essentially give a player to Texas, pick up the majority of the $83 million left, and you’ve given him to a team in your division. This will come back to bite them at some point.”


Kevin Pelton @kpelton

Grizz suddenly missing the pull-up jumpers the Blazers are happy to surrender. An opening here if Portland can score.