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Curry to wear protective sleeve in Game 5

Warriors guard Stephen Curry is expected to wear a sleeve on his right arm in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night to protect an elbow injury he received in his Game 4 fall.

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A-Rod's 1,995th career RBI sets record in AL

Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer in the third inning of Wednesday's game at Yankee Stadium, giving him 1,995 career RBIs. He passed Lou Gehrig (1,993) on the all-time list.

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Outsiders: Why Maclin won't save Chiefs

Football Outsiders identifies the top remaining needs for Kansas City, Denver, Oakland and San Diego, including the Chiefs' lack of a vertical passing game.

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SEC West hasn't lost its luster or bluster

Those within the West say it's only getting tougher despite not putting a team in the title game last season for the first time since the 2008 campaign

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Stark: First-quarter award winners

Now that all 30 teams have finally played 40 games, it's time to look back at the first quarter of a fun season and hand out a little imaginary hardware.

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Stars out for Game 5, 9 p.m. on ESPN

Reports are already starting to trickle in that Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera and Josh Reddick are at Oracle Arena to see the Warriors take on the Rockets. Oh, and Kanye West.

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Lester mowing down Nats to start

Jon Lester has allowed one hit through two innings -- a double to Ian Desmond -- but recorded as many strikeouts in 5 batters (4) as he had in his previous start, which ended in a loss to the Diamondbacks. Follow live

Bryant takes a walk at Wrigley

Kris Bryant drew a walk against Max Scherzer in the first inning. He didn't draw a walk in any of his previous 9 games after walking 24 times in his first 28 games. The Nats and Cubs are scoreless after one. Follow live

Most loyal Warriors fans?
NBA 

78-year-olds Marian Ours and Rosemarie Chonzena have taken the train an hour, then walked about a mile to almost every Golden State home game as season-ticket holders ... since 1988.

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Davis' deep ball going ... going ... going

Chris Davis’ eighth-inning, game-winning home run was calculated at 436 feet, his longest home run of the season. It is also the longest hit by any Orioles player this season.

Davis drives O's to series win in Baltimore

Orioles 1B Chris Davis picked a good night to break his 13-game homerless streak and record a multi-HR game. After giving the O's a two-run lead with his first HR in the 4th inning, Davis hit a game-winning solo shot in the 8th as Baltimore took the three-game series over the Astros. Box score

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Blackhawks played a Game 6 facing elimination in each of the last 2 postseasons, and won both games. Ducks-Blackhawks Game 6 starts now

Staving off elimination, 9 p.m. on ESPN
NBA 

With a win in Game 5, the Rockets would become just the fifth team in NBA history to win at least 5 straight elimination games in a single postseason.

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Battle of the aces in Chicago
MLB 

The focus of tonight's game shifts from Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant to Nats SP Max Scherzer and Cubs SP Jon Lester. Scherzer aims for his 5th straight win, while Lester looks to return to the win column after a loss to Arizona. Follow live

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Davis doubles up on homers, gives O's lead
MLB 

Chris Davis jacked his second HR of the game to break a 4-4 tie in the 8th inning vs. the Astros. Davis entered tonight's game at Camden Yards on a 13-game homerless streak, his longest single-season streak since Aug. 1-17, 2012 (also 13 games). Follow live

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ESPN FC @ESPNFC

HALF-TIME! It's 0-0 as @MLS's @torontofc hold a stacked Man City team during the first 45. Watch the second half on ESPN2 or WatchESPN.

McCaskey: Ray McDonald signing my call
NFL 

Bears chairman George McCaskey explains he was the one who signed off on bringing in McDonald. He trusts the safeguards Chicago has in place to handle players with questionable character will hold up in the future.

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Cespedes' blast leads Tigers past A's
MLB 

The Tigers rode Yoenis Cespedes' 3-run HR in the 5th inning to a 3-game series win in Oakland.

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