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1hBrett Okamoto

Rampage to fight Saturday after winning appeal

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has won an emergency appeal of an injunction in the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division, which will allow him to compete at UFC 186 on Saturday in Montreal.

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3hMichael Wallace

Batum apologizes for anti-Spanish message

Blazers forward Nicolas Batum has apologized for his role in a team motivational message that included an inflammatory remark about Spanish players, which was perceived as a shot at Marc Gasol.

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6hChad Ford

Ford: 2015 Mock Draft 4.0

Wolves select UK's Towns No. 1 in Chad Ford's projection of 2015 NBA draft

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Draft Academy: Winston meets with Jim Harbaugh

On Draft Academy's latest episode, former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston heads to Ann Arbor in the days leading up to the NFL combine to meet with Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who helps prepare Winston for the team meetings in Indianapolis.

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Are Islanders fans crossing the line?

Katie Strang discusses the atmosphere inside Nassau Coliseum and the reported vandalism after Sunday's game between the Islanders and Capitals, and how arena staffers will ensure no further incidents take place.

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4hKevin Arnovitz

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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Teams helped, hurt most by schedules

The Steelers rank among the teams who are hurt most by difficult schedules in 2015, writes Scott Kacsmar of Football Outsiders. Meanwhile, an easy schedule could lead to a Jets rebound. Schedule analysis (Insider)

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Hot Beal's leading the way

The Raptors and Wizards are going toe-to-toe in the third quarter, but Bradley Beal continues to be the difference. He has 24 points, while no Raptor has more than 13, and the Wizards have maintained their lead. Follow live

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Final: Phillies 7, Marlins 3

Giancarlo Stanton rocketed a homer 454 feet in the fourth, but the Phillies stole the show at Citizens Bank Park to send the Marlins to their fifth straight loss behind homers from Ryan Howard and Freddy Galvis. Box score

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Final: Red Wings 3, Lightning 0

Petr Mrazek turned away all 22 shots he faced for his first career playoff shutout and Pavel Datsyuk opened the scoring with his second goal of the series as Detroit took a 2-1 series advantage over the Lightning. Box score

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Tuley: Best NFL win total bets
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With the 2015 NFL schedule now out, Dave Tuley gives advice on the season win totals for all 32 teams, including his best bets. Hint, he likes the Steelers. Not so much on the Eagles. Best bets (Insider)

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Looking at late schedules
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The Falcons and Panthers are tied for the easiest December/January schedule (.338 opponent win percentage). The Raiders have the toughest schedule in December/January (.638). Complete NFL schedule

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Bad Omen for Ravens
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The Broncos host the Ravens in Week 1. The last time the two teams met was Week 1 of the 2013 season when Peyton Manning threw for 462 yards and 7 TD. Complete NFL schedule

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Chicago sticks with Darling for Game 4
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Rookie Scott Darling gets his second straight start in goal for the Blackhawks, who will attempt to send the Predators to their fifth straight road playoff loss. Darling has stopped 77 of the 79 shots he has faced this series, which Chicago leads 2-1. Follow live

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Dirk unhappy with Dallas' defense

James Harden scored just 24 points in a Game 1 Houston win, but his teammates crushed the Mavs. "It's just too easy [for them]," Dirk Nowitzki said. Another night of balance could leave the Mavs down 0-2. Follow live

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Celtics unable to pull off the upset

When in doubt, call on Tristan Thompson. The Canadian big man came in during the clutch and grabbed two huge offensive boards to secure the Cavs' 99-91 win over the Celtics. LeBron James finished with 30 points, including 15 in the fourth quarter. Box score

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Visnovsky not out to start 3rd
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Tom Wilson delivered a huge hit on Lubomir Visnovsky on the end-boards, forcing Visnovsky to the trainer’s room during the 2nd period. Visnovsky was also part of a big collision in Sunday’s Game 3.

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ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

LeBron & Kyrie had taken the Cavs' last 9 shots before J.R. Smith's attempt at the :43 mark (only Cavs w/ pts in 4th qtr - LBJ 15, Kyrie 9)

Notable game: Week 17
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Patriots at Dolphins on January 3. The Patriots are 1-4 in Miami in December/January under Tom Brady & Bill Belichick. Defending champs' 2015 schedule

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Russillo @ryenarussillo

Cleveland knows they are better, so they get sloppy. Celts keep cutting/rotating hard. LeBron shouldn't be tired, doesn't have to defend.

Pesky Celtics fouling up Cavs' plans
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There are plenty of whistles against both sides late in the fourth quarter in Cleveland, but they're playing through the stagnation. LeBron James is going to work in the post, and the Cavs have the Celtics at bay with just more than 2 minutes remaining. Follow live

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