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Harden erupts for 42, gives Rockets control

It was James Harden's turn in the NBA playoff spotlight Friday night, as the Beard set a career playoff high in Houston's Game 3 win.

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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.

Friday's MLB highlights

Mariners shut out Twins (0:54)

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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.

SportsCenter Clips

Fire breaks out on pit road at Richmond (0:51)

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Leonard, Spurs slam Clippers
NBA 

Newly-crowned Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard showed off his skills on offense in the Spurs' 27-point Game 3 win over the Clippers. He scored a career-high 32 points, none more impressive than this must-see slam.

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NBA 

Harden cooks, Rockets soar

James Harden scored a playoff career-high 42 points in the Rockets' Game 3 win over the Mavericks. The teams combined for 258 points, the highest-scoring regulation playoff game in 20 years.

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Howard joins Rockets royalty
NBA 

Dwight Howard pulled down 26 rebounds in Houston's Game 3 win, matching a pair of Hall of Famers in the Rockets' record book.

NBA 

Bruce Jenner: 'I am a woman'

The 1976 Olympic gold medalist told ABC's Diane Sawyer in an exclusive interview: "For all intents and purposes, I am a woman." Story

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Christina Kahrl on Bruce Jenner

"This is where the power of sports, the fame it creates and the shared experience between athlete and audience, can provide us the opportunity to open hearts and minds to the idea that Bruce Jenner, hero of the 1976 Olympics, is still much the same person we can admire for a new and different reason." Column

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Angels, Rangers close to Hamilton trade
MLB 

The Rangers are closing in on reacquiring OF Josh Hamilton via trade, according to ESPN and multiple reports. Hamilton, currently on the DL, had a drug and alcohol relapse this offseason and his lack of punishment by MLB angered the Angels. Deal done soon?

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MLB 

Leah Still to toss coin at spring game
College Football 

Camden native Devon Still and his four-year-old daughter will flip the coin at Temple's spring football game this Saturday. The Bengals DL, whose daughter's cancer is in remission, frequently worked out at the Temple Complex while Leah was in the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (via Philly.com)

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College Football 

Saturday's spring game action
College Football 

Anxious for some college football before September? Never fear. Some big-name programs are holding their spring games Saturday.

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College Football 

Rangers send Penguins packing
NHL 

The Rangers beat the Penguins 2-1, the 4th time in the series they won by that exact score. The Penguins go home, while the Rangers could be Stanley Cup bound. "They're the best team in the East," said ESPN's Barry Melrose.

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NHL 

Senators put pressure on Habs
NHL 

The Senators got a 5-1 win in Game 5, extending the series again after losing the first 3 games. Former Senator Daniel Alfredsson said: "No matter how much they're backed into a corner, it seems like they still believe." No quit in Sens

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NHL 

Wild get one step closer
NHL 

The Wild have won just 3 playoff series in franchise history, but they're 1 win away from adding another one after a 4-1 win over the Blues. Finish it off Sunday?

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NHL 

Pierce: 'That's why I'm here'

Paul Pierce made a clutch 3-pointer with 2 minutes left in the 4th quarter, leading the Wizards to a win over the Raptors in Game 3. Washington now leads the series 3-0.

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Potential record number of sweeps
NBA 

Five series in this year's NBA playoffs have already reached a 3-0 margin, with 2 more at 2-0. Since the NBA went to a best-of-7 format in the first round, there have never been more than 3 first-round sweeps. The Bulls and Warriors look to finish off their series on Saturday.

NBA 

Ice Cube disses Clippers
NBA 

The star of "Friday" said on SportsNation: "I'm not opposed to the Clippers, but they just need to get the hell outta L.A." We can't imagine he feels much better about them after Friday's blowout loss.

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Scout's take: Malik Newman
Men's College Basketball 

Malik Newman, the No. 10 senior, is expected to make an immediate impact for Mississippi State in Ben Howland's first season. Reminiscent of Monta Ellis and Damian Lillard, Newman liked that MSU's team would be full of veterans. What he brings (Insider)

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Men's College Basketball 

Yankees snap Mets' win streak
MLB 

The Subway Series got off to a rough start for the Mets, who saw their 11-game win streak come to an end. Mark Teixeira hit 2 home runs in the Yankees' win.

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MLB 

Samardzija regrets role in brawl
MLB 

A day after he played a large role in a benches-clearing brawl that led to five ejections, White Sox pitcher Jeff Samardzija said: "If I could change it, I would. I [would] go back and do it differently." No suspensions yet

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MLB 

Arenado's impressive double play
MLB 

Nolan Arenado showed off his smarts and his athleticism on a 5-3 double play in the Rockies' win over the Giants. But was it more impressive than Jose Iglesias' reigning Web Gem champ?

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MLB 

OTL on Mayweather's troubled past
Boxing 

Despite Floyd Mayweather's history of violence against women -- five convictions of domestic battery or assault cases involving four different women -- the Nevada State Athletic Commission has never suspended him.

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Boxing 

ESPNW: Don't pay 'Money'
Boxing 

Floyd Mayweather has been accused of assaulting five different women in at least seven different incidents. Sarah Spain says if you truly pay attention to Mayweather’s life and crimes, your conscience won’t allow you to contribute to Money’s fortunes. Why you shouldn't buy the fight

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Boxing 

Teenager leads LPGA event
Golf 

Playing on a sponsor's invite, 17-year-old Brooke Henderson shot a 7-under 65 to take the lead at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.

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Golf 

Tony Romo: We're going to win SB 50
NFL 

The Cowboys QB said while receiving the lifetime achievement award at the Nancy Lieberman Foundation Gala: "[This award is] incredible and I really appreciate you, and we're going to win a Super Bowl next year. Thank you."

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NFL