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Warriors staying a step ahead in Game 1

As usual, Golden State is proving tough to keep up with at home. The Grizzlies trail in Game 1 (live on ABC & ESPN3).


Beal, Wizards hold off Hawks in semis opener

Bradley Beal shook off a sprained ankle to score 28 points, and the Washington Wizards remained unbeaten in the postseason, knocking off the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 104-98 on Sunday.

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Clips' Paul questionable for Game 1 vs. Rockets

The Los Angeles Clippers have officially listed star point guard Chris Paul as questionable for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets on Monday.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

SC gets look at Mayweather and his $100M check (0:25)


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Elhassan/Doolittle: Cavaliers-Bulls preview

Amin Elhassan and Bradford Doolittle break down the Chicago Bulls-Cleveland Cavaliers Eastern Conference playoff matchup with expert scouting and advanced statistical analysis.


Mariota gets ovation at Oregon spring game

Marcus Mariota received a hero's welcome Saturday at Oregon, where fans gave the reigning Heisman Trophy winner a standing ovation during the Ducks' spring football game.

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Howard helps end Phillies' 5-game skid

Ryan Howard drove in two runs to lift Philadelphia to a 6-2 win. After struggling in his first start, rookie Severino Gonzalez got his first win, allowing 2 runs over 5 innings to lower his ERA from 23.63 to 10.57.


Dale Jr. cruises to victory at Talladega

For the 6th time in his career and 1st since 2004, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won at Talladega. "It's just real emotional," he said. "I haven't won here in a long time. It was my daddy's birthday a couple of days ago, and I'm just real emotional, man."

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Ezeli has room to grow on making quick outlet passes and general defensive awareness, but he's progressing into a nice player

Final: Tigers 6, Royals 4

Anibal Sanchez was perfect into the sixth inning and Miguel Cabrera hit his 6th homer of the year as the Tigers earned a split of the four-game series. Detroit (17-9) takes a half-game lead over KC (16-9) in the AL Central.


Foul trouble for Warriors

Andrew Bogut and Draymond Green each have four fouls late in the third. This might be the only thing that can get Memphis back into the game.

Warriors pulling away from Memphis

Steph Curry's 16 points leads four Warriors in double-digits and Golden State has a 15-point advantage with just over five minutes left in the third. Watch live


Blatt: I'm concerned about layoff

By sweeping the Celtics, the Cavs have eight days off before Game 1 against the Bulls on Monday. Cavaliers coach David Blatt said: "it's a concern, and I'd be lying if I said it wasn't because that's a long time, and our opponent obviously played games during that time."

Beal's 28 points sparks Game 1 win

Wizards G Bradley Beal erupted for a game-high 28 in his team's 104-98 win over the Hawks. Beal suffered an ankle sprain in the fourth quarter.


Grizzlies need to feed Z-Bo

Memphis' most useful offense in the first half was getting the ball to Zach Randolph. He finished the half with 16 points (7-for-9), and the team shot 12-for-14 on possessions where he got the first touch.


Rory McIlroy leading on front nine

After needing to finish his quarterfinal early this morning, then defeating Jim Furyk (1 Up) in the semifinal, McIlroy currently leads the Match Play championship over Gary Woodland, 4 Up through 9 holes.


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Still seems like best-case scenario for potential Conley return would be Game3 Saturday when series shifts to Memphis, given all factors.

Grizzlies missing Mike Conley

Memphis' PG play in the first half has been underwhelming. Beno Udrih and Nick Calathes have combined for just 5 points and 3 assists on 2-for-6 shooting. Conley is not playing due to injury (facial fractures).

Half: Warriors 61, Grizzlies 52

Golden State has been mythodical on offense (61.5% shooting) in the first half, with the big difference being made 3-pointers. The Warriors have 8 compared to the Grizz's 2. Follow live

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Green giving Warriors offensive boost

Draymond Green always brings it on the defensive side, but when he's clicking on offense, Golden State is scary. He's got 11 points (3-for-5 from 3) in the first half. Watch live


NFL teams can't wait any longer

Newly drafted QBs used to have a chance to settle in before starting, however that's changed over the last six seasons.


Home sweet home ... St. Pete?

The Orioles wrapped up a three-game "home" series vs. the Rays in St. Petersburg with a 4-2 victory to take the series 2-1. MLB moved the games to Florida due to the civil unrest in Baltimore. Box score