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Bulls grab Game 1 in Cleveland

Derrick Rose scored 25 points, and Paul Gasol added 21, to lead the Bulls to a win in Game 1 over the shorthanded Cavaliers, despite a big night from Kyrie Irving.

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Bulls seize home-court advantage

Game 1 was Chicago's from start to finish. The Bulls never trailed LeBron James and the Cavaliers in a 98-92 win. Derrick Rose led Chicago with 25 points, though he suffered a late injury scare. "It was just a stinger ... it should be all right," Rose said postgame. Box score


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Bulls top Cavaliers in Game 1 ... 3rd straight time they've beaten a LeBron James team in Game 1 of playoff series (lost other 2 series)

Rose exits in final minute

After trying to fight his way through a screen set by two Cavs, Derrick Rose grabbed his right shoulder in apparently serious pain. He checked out, as the Bulls look to close out the Cavs in Game 1. Follow live

James struggling late for Cavs

LeBron James has attempted just 3 shots in the fourth quarter, and he's up to 6 turnovers on the night as he tries to lead Cleveland back with just more than a minute left in regulation. Follow live


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Shumpert has 18 pts after 15 pts his last game. Just the 2nd time since CLE traded for him that he's hit double digits in consecutive games

End of 2nd: Capitals 1, Rangers 0

Jay Beagle's goal at the 7:31 mark in the 2nd has given Washington a 1-goal lead entering the final period of Game 3. Braden Holtby has stopped all 20 shots he's faced so far. The series is tied 1-1. Follow live

Keuchel retiring Rangers in Houston

Astros starter Dallas Keuchel has 7 K through 3 innings tonight. Only Danny Salazar (8) has struck out more batters within the first 3 innings of a game this season (via ESPN Stats & Info). The Astros lead 1-0 in the top of the 4th inning. Follow live

James, Irving giving Cavs a pass

Cleveland's offense has been disjointed in Game 1, as evidenced by the fact that LeBron James and Kyrie Irving have 13 of the Cavs' 14 total assists. The Bulls are clinging to a single-digit lead in the fourth. Follow live


Reynolds launches grand slam in first

The Cardinals faced a 5-0 hole when they first came to bat in the bottom of the 1st inning, but Mark Reynolds quickly changed that with one swing to cut into the Cubs' lead (Live on ESPN).


Dave McMenamin @mcten

Kyrie started the game 1-for-7 from the field. He's 9-for-12 since then. He's up to 29 pts. CHI up 83-79 with 8:57 to go.