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A t-shirt tiff before tip of Game 4

There are a fair number of Warriors fans in Houston tonight, and the team reportedly handed out "Strength in Numbers" shirts to said fans. A Rockets official reportedly voiced displeasure with the move, calling it "unprofessional." (via Marcury News' Marcus Thompson)

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Garcia (sore knee) out of White Sox lineup

White Sox RF Avisail Garcia left tonight's game in Toronto with a recurrence of right-knee soreness. He is listed as day-to-day after he returned to the lineup Sunday from a two-game absence with knee inflammation.


Peralta, Cardinals walk off in 10th

Jhonny Peralta homered to left for his 4th career walk-off HR to give St. Louis a 3-2 win over the Diamondbacks. The Cardinals improved to 16-5 at home with the win. Box score


Hamilton hitless in return to Texas

Josh Hamilton (0-for-3) worked off the rust in his first game back with the Rangers, but Prince Fielder helped power Texas past the Indians, 10-8, for its sixth straight win.


Draymond Green is a defensive dynamo

Steph Curry's heroics probably get the most attention, but Green's virtuoso performance on the defensive side has Golden State one win away from the NBA finals.


Tom Brady appeal delayed? Sort of ...

ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss on the 10-day deadline for Brady's appeal: "My interpretation of reading the CBA is that the 10-day mark is the deadline to actually set the date to have the hearing, so we should have a date by Wednesday. That's my interpretation. ... To call it a delay, I'm not sure that would be 100 percent accurate."


LeBron puts his teams on his back

No one fills the box score for his team like LeBron James -- literally. He's head and shoulders above everyone else in NBA history as a statistical team leader.


Stephen Curry's specialty

The MVP is shooting 44.8% from beyond the arc this postseason, slightly up from his regular season 44.3%. But from the left corner Curry has missed just one triple in 13 games, shooting a ridiculous 91% from that area.


Stanton bashes 13th HR

After making an acrobatic catch to save a run and end the second inning, Marlins RF Giancarlo Stanton homered to right field to cut into the Pirates' lead. Stanton is 2-for-2 with 2 RBIs. Follow live

Rangers edge Indians 10-8 in slugfest

Josh Hamilton went 0-for-3 in his first action of the season, but Texas had plenty of offense, with Prince Fielder and Elvis Andrus each homering and driving in 3 runs. Texas won its 6th straight, while Cleveland’s 6-game win streak was snapped. Box score

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Pirates grab 3-1 lead on Cervelli smash

Marlins SP David Phelps gave up his first home run this season on a three-run shot to Pirates C Francisco Cervelli in the second inning, surrendering Miami's 1-0 lead. Follow live

Oakland's Hahn tosses 4-hit shutout

Jesse Hahn struck out 5 and issued 1 walk in his first career complete game to lead the Athletics to a 4-0 win over the Tigers. Oakland tallied all of its runs in the 6th inning. Box score


Blue Jays jump on Noesi early

Toronto has a 4-0 lead in the first inning against Hector Noesi and the White Sox after Chris Colabello plated two runs with a single and Justin Smoak hit a two-run shot in the next at-bat. Follow live

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D-backs, Cardinals headed to extras

Reliever J.C. Ramirez came in with no outs and runners on first and second in a tie game in the bottom of the 9th. No problem, as Ramirez struck out the side to extend the game. Follow live

M's make Odorizzi work to start series

Rays starter Jake Odorizzi needed 23 pitches to get the first out, but not before Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz hit RBI singles to give the Mariners a 2-0 lead in the first inning.


Ailing Cavs looking for sweep, rest

LeBron James is playing through multiple injuries. Kyrie Irving has missed the past two games. Cleveland needs a long break, and it'll get one if it completes a sweep of the Hawks. Eight days off?

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