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Costly curse: Ujiri fined $35,000 for expletive

Toronto general manager Masai Ujiri was fined $35,000 and the team docked $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for his expletive Saturday talking about Washington forward Paul Pierce when addressing fans


Irving, LeBron shine in Cavs' return to playoffs

Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut, LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years and the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA title with a 113-1

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Lester thinks on his feet

In the top of the second inning, Cubs pitcher Jon Lester struggles to retrieve the ball from his glove and decides to throw the entire glove with the ball inside it to Anthony Rizzo at first base to tag out Padres shortstop Clint Barmes.

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MLB tip sheets for FanDuel: April 19

Todd Zola serves up lineup advice for those playing in FanDuel daily fantasy baseball contests on April 19.


All-Access: Mayweather's mindset

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith chats with Floyd Mayweather about Mayweather's mindset and quest for a "flawless" performance against Manny Pacquiao.

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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.

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Final: Mariners 11, Rangers 10

Seattle overcame Texas' seven-run third inning to rally from 10-5 deficit and steal the three-game series from the visiting Rangers on Nelson Cruz's walk-off single in a thriller at Safeco Field. Cruz finished with two HRs and five RBI. Box score


Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

Blazers starting bench spark-plug CJ McCollum at SG in Game 1. He’s got three starts all year but has been hot: 13.5 ppg in last 15 games.

Grizzlies, Blazers set to slog it out

Is Memphis ready to get back to playoff form after struggling since the All-Star break? "The thing about flipping switches is some people can do it, some people cannot," coach Dave Joerger said. "But generally when you try to do it and do not have a consistency behind you ... it can be short-lived." Follow live

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Hawks fend off Nets in Game 1

Brooklyn had the ball with 26 seconds remaining down just 5, but Atlanta shut down the Nets' after the timeout and secured a 99-92 win. The Atlanta crowd vociferously booed former Hawk Joe Johnson for the entire game. Box score


Three-game sweep in the Cards?

Adam Wainwright (1-1, 2.08 ERA) takes the hill and looks to help the Cardinals (7-3) complete a sweep against the visiting Reds. Trending downward since a 4-0 start, Cincinnati (5-6) enters tonight's matchup having lost three in a row and six of seven. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Furyk ends drought in Hilton Head

Jim Furyk shot a final-round 8-under 63 and then birdied both playoff holes against Kevin Kisner to win the RBC Heritage, his first victory since 2010.


Sheridan: Tebow an ego move?

ESPN's Phil Sheridan said of the Eagles' plan to sign Tim Tebow: "Guys who have [Chip] Kelly's reputation and pedigree, they want to kind of show that they can get more out of a player than other guys have gotten."


Senators lead Canadiens after 1st

Clarke MacArthur's goal is the difference so far in Ottawa as the Senators lead the Canadiens 1-0 after the first period. Ottawa outshot Montreal 12-9 in the first 20 minutes and had 11 more hits. Follow live


Korver gets the dagger ready

The Nets got the Atlanta lead down to 5, but Kyle Korver pulled up from a triple-threat position and drilled a 3-pointer to get the Hawks crowd back in it with just under 3 minutes remaining in regulation. Follow live

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Horford about to return to the game for the Hawks. He's got a large megillah of tape around his right pinkie finger and hand.

Horford available for Hawks

Al Horford was officially diagnosed with a dislocated right pinkie and is available to return. The Hawks had likely hoped he wouldn't be needed, but the Nets have narrowed the gap to single digits midway through the fourth quarter. Follow live