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With Paul out, Griffin shows L.A. the way

Notching a second straight triple-double wasn't the only way Blake Griffin delivered in the Clippers' Game 1 win in Houston.

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3hDan Rafael

Pacquiao out 9-12 months for shoulder surgery

Manny Pacquiao will have surgery on the torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder this week, and he will be out nine months to a year, according to Pacquiao's surgeon, Dr. Neal ElAttrache.

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Source: Bills' Ryan, Collins meet in Baton Rouge

Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan passed through Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and had an unsanctioned meeting with former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins, a source confirmed to ESPN.

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2hKyle Brasseur

Red Sox's Ramirez (shoulder sprain) day-to-day

Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez was removed from the first inning of Monday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays after spraining his left shoulder when he ran into the wall.

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Cardinals win seventh straight (2:14)

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Olbermann: 'I told you so' (6:24)
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Brewers rally to win in Counsell's debut (0:59)
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Curry's plays of the year (2:34)

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Bulls take Game 1 in Cleveland
NBA 

Despite a game-high 30 points from Kyrie Irving, the short-handed Cavs never led as they dropped Game 1 to Derrick Rose (25 points) and the Bulls 99-92.

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NBA 

Bulls have a trend they need to break
NBA 

So the Bulls took Game 1 of the series in Cleveland, the third straight time they've beaten a LeBron James team in a series opener. Excellent! Now they just need to avoid the fate they faced the past two times ....

NBA 

Dave McMenamin @mcten

Derrick Rose: "I can't think about how many times (LeBron) beat us in the past. It's over. We're in the present now"

Pacquiao to have right-shoulder surgery
Boxing 

"We have an MRI scan that confirms he has a rotator cuff tear. He has a significant tear," orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache told ESPN's Dan Rafael. ElAttrache said Pacquiao will be out of action between nine months and 12 months. The day for the surgery hasn't been set.

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Boxing 

Manny Pacquiao's injury impacted fight
Boxing 

ESPN's Dan Rafael: "[Dr. Neal ElAttrache] told me it was severe enough that it would not heal without a surgical procedure. ... If that's how bad it was, you have to think that of course it hampered him to some degree in the fight."

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Boxing 

Griffin's triple-double powers Clippers
NBA 

Los Angeles forward Blake Griffin collected 26 points, 14 rebounds and 13 assists for his second straight triple-double. lifting the Chris Paul-less Clippers to a 117-101 victory over Houston in Game 1.

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NBA 

Rivers pokes fun at Rockets fans' silence
NBA 

Houston took an early lead on Los Angeles, and Rockets fans let the Clippers bench know about it. But when things got quiet as the Clips pulled in front, coach Doc Rivers wondered where the noise went ... and encouraged more booing.

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Mike Conley provides an update
NBA 

The Grizzlies PG participated in practice today and did some extra work after the session. Asked if he'd play in Game 2, he told reporters, "I believe I will." Nothing official, but there's hope for Memphis.

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NBA 

Undrafted La'el Collins meets with Bills

Buffalo coach Rex Ryan met with the former LSU OL in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, according to ESPN's Mike Rodak and Adam Schefter. Collins was interviewed by police Monday about the shooting death of a 29-year-old pregnant woman but has not been named a person of interest in the investigation. Story

Highlight: Caps top Rangers in Game 3
NHL 

Jay Beagle's 1st playoff goal was the lone score in a game featuring a handful of great saves by Braden Holtby and Henrik Lundqvist. But Holtby (30 saves) was the difference in helping the Capitals take a 2-1 series lead.

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NHL 

Young fan's mind blown by beard
NHL 

Seven-year-old cancer patient Niko Greco regularly sends videos to Ducks LW Patrick Maroon. But Greco almost didn't recognize him with his playoff beard.

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NHL 

Curry's plays of the year
NBA 

In honor of winning the MVP, SportsCenter looks back at Stephen Curry's most creative passes, dribbles and shots of the year.

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NBA 

Steph Curry tears up talking family
NBA 

The MVP on his father, Dell Curry: "Obviously, the most important thing is your family. Pops, you're the example of what a true professional is on and off the court. I remember a lot of your career, and to be able to follow in your footsteps, it means a lot to me. This is special."

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NBA 

LeBron makes top 5 yet again
NBA 

By finishing 3rd in this year's MVP voting, LeBron James joins Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players with 10 consecutive top-5 finishes in MVP voting.

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NBA 

Red Sox suffer two losses in one game
MLB 

Hanley Ramirez exited in the 1st inning with a sprained left shoulder after he crashed into a wall, and the Red Sox fell 5-1 to the visiting Rays.

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Brewers rally to win Counsell's debut
MLB 

The Brewers scored three runs in the 8th inning to deny Clayton Kershaw his 100th career win and earn Craig Counsell his first managerial win.

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MLB 

Rangers end Astros' 10-game win streak
MLB 

Robinson Chirinos drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to snap Houston's winning streak with a 2-1 win.

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MLB 

Cardinals win seventh straight
MLB 

The Cardinals spotted the Cubs 5 runs in the 1st inning but came from behind to earn a 10-9 win behind Mark Reynolds' grand slam and a 4-run 7th inning.

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MLB 

Hey Patriots' picks, no time for partying

Bill Belichick's message? "Welcome to the NFL. ... They'll get a big dose of New England Patriots football over the next whatever we've got, six weeks -- however long it is. We'll give them everything we can in heavy doses. ... The strong will survive. The other ones will fall off. And we'll keep going." More, um, words of inspiration?

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Mariota a better value than Winston
NFL 

Bill Barnwell analyzes the draft's best value picks, with a nod to Titans QB Marcus Mariota: "The best 'value' at quarterback from this year’s draft is probably Mariota, who might very well be as good of a prospect as Jameis Winston, if not better." NFL Draft All-Value Team

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NFL 

Player makes one-handed, backflip grab
College Football 

If you can make a one-handed catch, why not amplify it with a backflip? Apparently, North Illinois' Marlon Moore was thinking the same thing.

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College Football 

Willie Cauley-Stein: So, 'Trill'
NBA 

Former Kentucky star Willie Cauley-Stein legally changed his name to Willie Trill Cauley-Stein. His mother, Marlene Stein, said he decided to change his middle name since he was making his last name official. She said that Trill is the "nickname his 'boys' call him."

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NBA 

Jason Sobel: Temper Tiger expectations
Golf 

"Now that he's gotten his game together, now that he's found his swing, found his short game, I expect improvements. But let's remember, the Players Championship has never been Tiger Woods' favorite tournament."

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Golf