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Rockets get much-needed Game 1 victory

James Harden and Dwight Howard delivered to lead the Rockets to a win in Game 1 that may prove the offseason roster turnover will yield more good results.

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18mDave McMenamin

LeBron wary of Cavaliers' playoff inexperience

As LeBron James embarks on his 10th trip to the postseason Sunday in what he hopes will finish with his fifth straight appearance in the Finals (and sixth overall) there is a degree of trepidatio

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8hNick Friedell

Rose stars in playoff return: 'Felt good, normal'

After scoring 23 points in his first playoff game in almost three years, Derrick Rose said he was grateful to be playing again and for his teammates pushing him, because "it feels good."

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Rose Sparks Bulls' Game 1 Win

Derrick Rose scored 23 points in his first playoff game since 2012, as the Bulls raced past the Bucks 103-91 in Game 1.

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Warriors win Game 1

Stephen Curry scores 34 points in the Warriors' 106-99 Game 1 win over the Pelicans.

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NBA Top 3 plays of the night

Check out the best from the first night of the NBA playoffs, featuring appearances by Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Anthony Davis.

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40mBrett Okamoto

Rockhold manhandles Machida

Luke Rockhold dominated Lyoto Machida before submitting him in Round 2 in the main event of UFC on Fox in Newark, New Jersey.

Saturday's MLB highlights

Ventura ejected, Royals fall to A's (1:46)

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5hBrian Campbell

Fonfara TKO's Chavez, hands him 1st knockdown

After getting knocked down for the first time in his career in Round 9 by light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara, a badly swollen Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. asked out of the fight.

Stanley Cup playoffs highlights

Ducks stun Jets in final minute (0:43)

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Have You Seen?

Fan chugs beer after ball falls into cup (0:23)

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SportsCenter Clips

Spieth 9 under after third round 68 (1:36)

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Stanley Cup playoffs Game 3s today (ET)
NHL 

  • Caps at Islanders: 12 p.m. (series tied 1-1)
  • Preds at Blackhawks: 3 p.m. (series tied 1-1)
  • Canadiens at Senators: 7 p.m. (Montreal leads 2-0)
  • Canucks at Flames: 10 p.m. (series tied 1-1)

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NHL 

Aguero scores, now EPL goal leader
Soccer 

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero scored his 20th EPL goal of the season, moving out of a 3-way tie for first place. The goal put Man City up 2-0 before halftime.

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Soccer 

Sunday Conversation: LeBron James
NBA 

The 2-seed Cavs face the Celtics today at 3 p.m. ET on ABC. How does LeBron feel going into the series? "I'm very excited with the position that we're in. I'm never pleased. I can never be pleased until the end result."

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NBA 

NBA top plays from Game 1s
NBA 

A couple of league veterans made the list, sure -- but Anthony Davis' alley-oop slam in his first career postseason game was good for best play from Saturday.

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NBA 

West Ham starts with own goal
Soccer 

James Collins knocked this one into his own net to put his team in a 1-0 hole in the 18th minute. Not exactly the start West Ham was hoping for against Manchester City.

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Soccer 

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GOOOAAALLL! Sergio Aguero finishes off a silky Man City move to double their advantage against West Ham.

RBC Heritage leaders' tee times (ET)
Golf 

  • Troy Merritt (-14): 9:30 a.m.
  • Brendon Todd (-11): 9:30 a.m.
  • Kevin Kisner (-11): 9:30 a.m.
  • Matt Kuchar (-11): 9:20 a.m.
  • Jordan Spieth (-9): 9:10 a.m.

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Golf 

Hat tricks don't always translate

The Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko scored three goals against the Wild on Saturday in the win, but the last four times a Blues player has done that in the playoffs, St. Louis still ended with a series loss.

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West Ham are all over the place in the early exchanges at Man City. It seems only a matter of time before City score.

ICYMI: Warriors hold on for win
NBA 

It got a little closer than they anticipated after building a 25-point lead, but the top-seeded Warriors held off the Pelicans to earn a win in Game 1. Stephen Curry led the way for Golden State with 34 points.

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NBA 

Watch: Djokovic vs. Berdych in final
Tennis 

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, who's won 16 straight matches, takes on Tomas Berdych in the Monte Carlo final. Djoker will try to become the first player to win the first three Masters of the season after victories at Indian Wells and Miami. Live on ESPN3/WatchESPN

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Tennis 

ICYMI: Rose sparks Bulls' Game 1 win
NBA 

Welcome back to the playoffs, Derrick Rose. The former MVP scored 23 points in his first playoff game since 2012, leading Chicago to a Game 1 win over Milwaukee.

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NBA 

BBTN's Web Gems
MLB 

Does Braves SS Andrelton Simmons' over-the-shoulder catch beat Colorado 3B Nolan Arenado's reigning Web Gem? You be the judge.

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MLB 

Minor league teams try speedup rules
MLB 

The Bridgeport Bluefish and Long Island Ducks radically tried to accelerate their game Saturday: Batters got walked on ball 3, and you struck out if you hit a foul ball with two strikes. The exhibition game lasted 2 hours, 15 minutes.

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MLB 

Red Wings to stick with Petr Mrazek in net

The goalie was pulled in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Lightning after allowing four goals on 18 shots in 40 minutes. Said coach Mike Babcock: "I thought our goalie was real good in Game 1. I thought their goalie was real good in Game 2."

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Davis soars in playoff debut
NBA 

In his first career playoff game, Anthony Davis scored 35 points -- 3 shy of the NBA record for a postseason debut -- and threw down this must-see alley-oop slam.

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NBA 

Raptors talk, Wizards walk away with win
NBA 

Raptors GM Masai Ujiri fired up the crowd with more trash talk before the game, but the Wizards got the final word in, beating Toronto in overtime to take Game 1.

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NBA 

Giants win on ring night
MLB 

Maybe a reminder that they're the defending champs is all the Giants needed to get back on track. They received their 2014 World Series rings, then went out and beat the Diamondbacks, snapping an 8-game skid.

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MLB 

Lionel Messi gets goal No. 400
Soccer 

He waited until the final minute, but Messi tallied his 400th goal with Barcelona in today's 2-0 win over Valencia. The victory snapped a 10-game unbeaten streak for Valencia and kept Barca atop the La Liga table.

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Soccer 

Long-distance game-winning goal
Soccer 

Honduran midfielder Sergio Peña scored a 40-yard game winner for his team in the 89th minute against San Antonio in the NASL.

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Soccer