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Blazers rally to win, avoid sweep by Griz

Damian Lillard finished with 32 points and led a fourth-quarter rally as Portland came back to beat Memphis and force a Game 5.


White Sox-Orioles postponed for safety concerns

The Baltimore Orioles' home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray.

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UFC's Jones makes bond, faces felony charge

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has turned himself in to police after a hit-and-run incident he was allegedly involved in Sunday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Bumgarner bristles at Scherzer's DH comments

Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner responded harshly to Max Scherzer's assertion that National League pitchers should not have to hit and that the league should adopt the DH.

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Gruden: My favorite players in 2015 NFL draft

Jon Gruden thinks Marcus Mariota should be No. 1 on Mel Kiper's board, Bud Dupree is a top-10 player and Amari Cooper is a lot like Tim Brown. Here are his 15 favorite 2015 draft prospects.

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Carter-Williams steals show vs. Rose

Michael Carter-Williams outplayed Derrick Rose decisively on Monday, part of a Bucks backcourt that finally stood up to its Bulls counterparts.

Monday's MLB highlights

Braves double up Nationals (2:19)


NFL Draft

Players who could be drafter lower than expected (3:07)


Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Manny and Freddie's Wild Card relationship (2:43)


SportsCenter Clips

White Sox-Orioles game postponed (2:46)


Have You Seen?

Web Gems: A pair of nice dives (1:08)



Mayweather-Pacquiao breaking records

The fight is shaping up to be huge outside of the ring, Darren Rovell writes: "Officials with the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority wouldn't confirm it, but it might end up being the single biggest economic weekend in Las Vegas history." $1600 for last-minute rooms

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Watt will offer you a work excuse

Need to miss work? Maybe J.J. Watt can help. At least that’s what the Houston Texans star did for one fan, who asked Watt to help her out so she could attend his charity softball game. An excused absence

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RG III option 'just a placeholder'

ESPN's Chris Mortensen explains why the Redskins picking up Robert Griffin III's 5th-year option is not as much of a long-term commitment to the QB as it may appear.


Red Sox rally for walk-off win

Mookie Betts' walk-off single in the 9th inning completed the Red Sox' comeback in a 6-5 victory over the visiting Blue Jays.


A royal rumble for Cleveland pitcher

The Kansas City Royals have been embroiled in a few kerfuffles in recent days. Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer noticed, and he showed up to Monday night’s game against KC wearing boxing gloves. Put 'em up

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Jones makes bond, faces felony charge

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was released on bond after turning himself in to police Monday after a hit-and-run incident he was allegedly involved in a day earlier in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Story

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No. 3 recruit Ingram picks Duke
Men's College Basketball 

Duke, which is losing four starters from its team that won the national championship earlier this month, has the top-ranked class for the second straight year after getting Brandon Ingram's commitment. Scout's take (Insider)

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Men's College Basketball 

WWII vet scores TD in Kansas alumni game

Bryan Sperry, an 89-year-old World War II veteran who played for the Jayhawks in the 1948 Orange Bowl, still has the moves to evade defenders and rush for a touchdown. Don't believe us? Watch him go

Pippen: Curry might be 'toughest' cover

Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen hosted a Twitter Q&A Monday, and he was asked which current NBA player he'd like to guard: "I'd say LeBron, but I think Steph Curry might be the toughest player to guard in the league."

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Astros win fourth straight

Colby Rasmus homered and tallied 3 RBIs as the Astros scored 5 unanswered runs to defeat the Padres 9-4.


Dodgers pull away from Giants

Joc Pederson homered and drove in 2 runs, and Justin Turner added a 3-run homer in the 8th to power the Dodgers to an 8-3 victory over the Giants.


Rockies hand D-backs 4th straight loss

Justin Morneau's 3-run homer in the first helped the Rockies edge the Diamondbacks in their series opener. Colorado starter Tyler Matzek allowed two earned runs in five innings before leaving with a hamstring injury.


Lillard leaves Grizzlies dizzy in his dust

It's safe to say the Grizzlies missed PG Mike Conley. Portland's Damian Lillard blew by Conley's replacement, Beno Udrih, with a spin move and made a reverse layup late in the second quarter of the Blazers' Game 4 win.


Bumgarner: Scherzer 'knew the rules'

Giants P Madison Bumgarner responded to Nationals P Max Scherzer's comments that the NL should adopt the DH: "Whatever much he signed for [as a free agent in the offseason] -- what did he get, again? -- he didn't have a problem signing his name. He didn't have a problem with hitting then," Bumgarner said, according to the San Jose Mercury News.

Lillard makes most of Conley's absence

Damian Lillard scored a game-high 32 in the Blazers' 99-92 win over the Grizzlies. The victory was Portland's first of the year against Memphis in 8 tries and sends the series back to Memphis for Game 5.


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In last 8:48 of 4th quarter, Trail Blazers outscored Grizzlies, 29-12. Damian Lillard scored 12 points (as many as Grizzlies) in that run

Dodgers pull away to down Giants

Joc Pederson hit a solo home run in the 6th and Justin Turner clubbed a pinch-hit, 3-run homer in the 8th to help the Dodgers run away from their rivals 8-3. Box score


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Memphis squandered 10-point lead w/8:38 left. Instead of putting this series to bed for first sweep in team history, it's on to Game5 Wed.

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Trail Blazers force a Game 5 behind 32 points from Damian Lillard Lillard in series Game 1-2: 10-37 from field Game 3-4: 21-40 from field

Blazers survive to play a Game 5

Damian Lillard gave Portland fans something to cheer about with a huge fourth quarter, and the Blazers avoided a Grizzlies sweep with a 99-92 win. Lillard finished with 32 points and 7 assists. Box score


Grizzlies play the foul game late

Vince Carter and Marc Gasol ran a pretty play out of the timeout to narrow the Portland lead to 2, but the Grizzlies were forced to send Damian Lillard to the free-throw line, and he drilled both to push the margin back to 4. Follow live