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Curry comes through as Warriors take Game 2

From scoring 33 points to thwarting James Harden on the game's final play, Stephen Curry made all the difference as Golden State took a 2-0 series lead.

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Bills DT Dareus suspended 1 game by league

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has been suspended for the first game of the regular season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Thursday.

MLB Highlights

Bryant extends hit streak in Cubs' win (0:43)

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OTL: Kurt Busch's ex used charity as bank

Documents show that Patricia Driscoll, in effect, used the Armed Forces Foundation as a bank to lend money for or pay various personal expenses, including bills for a private company she owns.

Olbermann: Manning brothers, friends of David Letterman (4:19)

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Okafor's mid-interview block (0:17)

Best of the NBA playoffs in super slow motion (1:14)
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Clayton: Teams that could pursue Ray Rice

Don't expect Ray Rice to be signed any time soon, John Clayton writes. But here are five teams, including the Cowboys, that could consider adding him at the start of training camp.

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Not Top Plays of the week (1:47)



Chad Ford: Kaminsky impressed in workouts

“People talk about D'Angelo Russell and Devin Booker as the best shooters in the draft. But Kaminsky is right there with them -- if not past them. It just so happens that he stands 7-feet tall.” Workout reports (Insider)

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Joel McHale to host the ESPYS

The comedian, actor and TV personality will host the 2015 ceremony, which airs on ABC on July 15. McHale said he's "ecstatic" to be hosting: "After my stunning victory in the Iditarod this year by only using six Bichon Frises and a lamb, I think the sports world saw me as the logical host."

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Should DeMarre Carroll play on bad knee?

Brian Windhorst said the Hawks forward shouldn't risk further injury in Game 2 while on the verge of a big contract: "Now he’s in a situation where his knee is weakened ... and I just don’t know if it’s responsible for him and his family to try to go in this situation." (via Mike & Mike)


Active NFL players to come from CFL

Michael Sam hopes to join this list:

  • Colts WR Duron Carter (pictured)
  • Giants OL Brett Jones
  • Browns WR Andrew Hawkins
  • Saints CB Brandon Browner
  • Dolphins DE Cameron Wake

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Girls tackle football fills up fast

Averages 13 yards a carry. Breaks tackles and ankles. Takes big hits. Of course we're talking about 12-year-old Sam Gordon, who is now a founding member of the Utah Girls Tackle Football league. Yes, tackle football

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Kyrie Irving questionable tonight

The Cavs guard won't take part in the team's shootaround this morning in order to undergo additional evaluation. After continuing his treatment following Wednesday's game, symptoms related to his left knee tendinitis had not diminished.

Steph Curry so good, dad couldn't watch

Dell Curry told SI about the time his son dropped 63 points in a middle school game: "All these people were coming in to see what was going on, and there was so much commotion, it seemed like he was never going to stop. ... I had to get out of there. I felt bad for the other team. I couldn't watch what he was doing to those kids."

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Abby Wambach: USA is due

15 days away from the Women's World Cup, United States forward Abby Wambach tells espnW's Julie Foudy that she's looking forward to retirement, but still wants to win this tournament.


Harden's great game wasn't enough

Stephen Curry was great last night -- and he was outplayed by James Harden. To get to the NBA Finals, the Rockets now must beat the Warriors four times in five games -- something that hasn't been done vs. Golden State all season.


How the Hawks can handle J.R. Smith

Kevin Arnovitz told SportsCenter that Atlanta's defense did its job; it wasn't their fault Smith made his shots: "They're unlikely to switch up their strategy, they just have to hope for a better outcome."


SportsCenter Not Top 10

Happy birthday, Novak Djokovic. Your gift? An appearance on this week's worst plays.


Sport Science: Steph Curry's shot

The Warriors star has one of the quickest releases Sport Science has analyzed -- ever.


Todd Archer @toddarcher

Orlando Scandrick:“I would like to think I’m going to be (a Cowboy) for life ... It’s now on me to take care of my end of the bargain."

LeBron James: Road warrior

LeBron James' teams have won a road game in 21 straight series, second only to Michael Jordan (24). “I like playing on the road more than home ... To be able to silence the road crowd is the ultimate for me.” Road sweet road

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Proceeding with caution at Indy

Indy 500 qualifying has been dominated with talk about safety since there's been four severe accidents in the past two weeks. Each of the past two Indy 500s have had only five cautions apiece. Those are tied for the fewest at the Indy 500 since 1991.

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Jordan Spieth leads at Colonial. Even though Byron Nelson event gave him his first start, he's always admitted this course suits him better.

Nadal losing grip on clay dominance?

This season marks the first time that Rafael Nadal enters the French Open without a title during the European clay court season in April and May. French Open draw

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Sport Science: Madison Bumgarner

Bumgarner's release point for three of his pitches are all within a half-inch of each other, which leaves hitters with only .25 seconds to determine what pitch is headed their way.


Clayton: Teams who could pursue Rice

Don't expect Ray Rice to be signed any time soon, but there are some teams -- including the Cowboys, who have shown they're willing to take on a player's behavioral baggage -- that could consider adding him at the start of training camp. Five possible teams

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20 MLB players most likely to be traded

Does your team need a pitcher? How about Cole Hamels, Scott Kazmir or Aaron Harang? According to MLB Insider Jim Bowden, those pitchers are as good as gone from their teams. The interested teams (Insider)

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OTD: Janet Guthrie qualifies for Indy 500

On this date 38 years ago, Guthrie became the first woman to qualify for the Indy 500. "I want to thank my folks for not bringing me up thinking I couldn't do something because I was a woman," she said.

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