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Green, Warriors lock down on Pelicans

New Orleans started Game 2 hot. But with Draymond Green leading the way, Golden State shut the Pelicans down for a 2-0 series lead.

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Hawks' Budenholzer named Coach of the Year

Mike Budenholzer has been named the NBA's Coach of the Year after guiding the Atlanta Hawks to the league's second-best record and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

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Pittsburgh fan 'alert' after foul ball strikes head

An injury to a fan hit by a foul ball at PNC Park caused a 23-minute delay in the second inning of a game between the Cubs and Pirates as a woman behind home plate was taken off on a stretcher.

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QB projections: Mariota elite, Winston a bust

Will Jameis Winston be an elite NFL quarterback? Not according to QBASE, Football Outsiders' quarterback projection system which examines the potential careers of several QBs in the 2015 class.

Monday's MLB highlights

Bryant powers Cubs past Pirates (1:55)

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Breaking down Wild's Game 3 win (0:47)

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Budenholzer named Coach of the Year
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Mike Budenholzer led the Hawks to a 60-22 mark, their best regular season in franchise history, and was rewarded with the Coach of the Year award today. Budenholzer received 67 first-place votes and 513 points, ahead of Golden State's Steve Kerr, who finished second with 56 first-place votes and 471 points.

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Michael Smith: There is no MJ-LBJ debate

Said His and Hers' Michael Smith: "LeBron, he’s not even my all-time starting 3! … So if you want to come up to me arguing that LeBron is better than MJ, I’m not – what do they say? Don’t argue with fools?"

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Man arrested over MJ-LeBron argument
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A Pennsylvania man was arrested for aggravated assault Saturday after arguing with his roommate over who was better, Michael Jordan or LeBron James. It's unclear which side he was on, and he was later released on bond. His Airness or King James?

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Butler is Rose's best teammate

Jimmy Butler is averaging more points than any other teammate of Derrick Rose in a single postseason (28.0 PPG). The last to average at least 20 per game was Ben Gordon in 2009 -- Rose's rookie season.

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NBA playoff Game 2's tonight (ET)
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  • Celtics at Cavs, 7 p.m. (Cavs lead 1-0)
  • Wizards at Raptors, 8 p.m. (Wizards lead 1-0)
  • Mavs at Rockets, 9:30 (Rockets lead 1-0)

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LeBron creeping up on Jerry West

If LeBron James scores 19 points tonight against the Celtics, he will pass Jerry West for the 8th all-time in the postseason scoring list. With another deep run in the playoffs, James would have his sights on passing Dr. J and Karl Malone.

10 takeaways from Tebow
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Tim Tebow is going to be the third highest paid QB on the Eagles, so that ought to tell you something, writes Phil Sheridan. But even with all the hubbub around the signing, this might not even be the most noteworthy Eagles QB signing of the last five years. OK, then who?

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NFL schedule to be released at 8 p.m. ET
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Mark your calendars -- the NFL schedule will be released tonight at 8 p.m. ET. SportsCenter will have an NFL Schedule Release special on ESPN.

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Detroit keeps on rolling

The Tigers have the best record in baseball at 11-2, their best start since winning the 1984 World Series. The only other time they won at least 11 of their first 13 games, a fella named Ty Cobb laced 'em up and hit a career-high .420.

OTD: Bulls finish season 72-10
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On April 21, 1996, Michael Jordan and the Bulls beat the Washington Bullets 103-93, finishing the regular season 72-10, the best record in NBA history. The team was no fluke, either -- it went on to beat Seattle in the Finals for its fourth of six titles in eight seasons.

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Don't forget about Jorge Soler
MLB 

Kris Bryant and Addison Russell are the Cubs' shiny new toys, but don't forget about the right fielder who debuted last season. Soler is batting .320, has a 7-game hit streak, and went 4-for-5 with 2 runs in Monday's win over Pittsburgh.

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Anybody who's ever covered a beat knows that if the coach isn't mad at you some of the time, then you're probably not doing a very good job.

Price unleashes tirade on media
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Reds manager Bryan Price lashed out in front of a group of 10 media members, reportedly using the F-word 77 times and 10 variants of other vulgarities in a 5 1/2-minute rant focused on recently published roster information. Price goes off

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Mark Helfrich: Chip Kelly is not crazy

This season's Eagles will look a lot different than last year's (hello, Tim Tebow!), but Kelly's former OC believes in him: "I think it's unfortunate that I've had to answer this question more than once: Chip Kelly is not insane. No, he's got a plan. He's got a method."

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Ian Kennedy rejoining Padres today

The RHP, dealing with a strained left hamstring, won't be rushed back, said manager Bud Black: "When he rejoins us [Tuesday], we'll re-evaluate and see where we are. But we feel good with where he is right now, health-wise." Kennedy threw six innings in a rehab start Monday.

That young Cubs infield
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With IF Addison Russell being called up, all of the Cubs IFs (Kris Bryant, Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo) are 25 or younger. No team has started an entire infield of players 25 or younger this early in the season (13 games or earlier) since the '03 Tigers, who finished 43-119.

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Nate Solder treated for testicular cancer
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The Patriots LT, who played every game last season, was diagnosed in April 2014. Solder, 27, had no family history of the disease: "I knew nothing about it. It was a complete surprise. You Google something like that and it kind of scares you, so I was like, 'I'm not going to freak out about this.'" Why he's raising awareness

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NBA playoff starters, ranked
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Bradford Doolittle ranked all 80 of the NBA playoff starters, and the top 5 is probably no surprise, as it includes the likes of Steph Curry and LeBron James. But just who does he name at No. 80? All starters (Insider)

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Rams, Cowboys discussing scrimmage
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St. Louis, who is one of three teams in talks to set up shop in Los Angeles, could visit Dallas at its training compound in Oxnard, California. The Rams will already be out West, opening their preseason against Oakland in August.

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