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Raptors do enough right to win in OT

Toronto's stars struggled -- again. But as "ugly" as Game 2 may have been, victory in OT was made possible by Jonas Valanciunas, who came up big to help the Raptors get even with the Heat.

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Bowen: Lowry can't put the team on his back (1:32)
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Dragic's 3 sends game to OT (0:11)
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6hCraig Custance

Stars' bounce-back win testament to their grit

After getting blown out in Game 3, the Stars showed they have the fortitude to stay the course with a gritty Game 4 OT win over the Blues to tie the series at 2-2.

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Fisher's goal ends 3OT thriller for Predators (0:28)
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Gremio U-14 scores amazing scorpion kick goal (0:16)
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17hZach Lowe

Lowe: Did Vogel get a fair shake?

Pacers president Larry Bird wants his team to play a certain way, and his coach couldn't deliver. Don't worry, Frank Vogel will be back and better than ever.

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Stephen A.: I think Vogel got screwed over (1:35)
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The beautiful ugliness of triple overtime (1:50)
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18h

Quiz: Which NBA team are you?

Four strong cultures in the NBA have endured for at least a decade, writes Kevin Arnovitz: The San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets. Find out which one fits you best.

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15hTodd McShay

McShay: Way-too-early 2017 NFL mock draft

Todd McShay takes a preliminary stab at predicting the picks for the 2017 NFL draft, which could feature DE Myles Garrett, RB Leonard Fournette and QB Deshaun Watson coming off the board early.

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Cotton candy guy makes great grab at Astros game (0:22)
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8hJeremy Fowler

Gin & 'Juice': Snoop ready to record with RB Bell

Snoop Dogg is ready to collaborate with Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell on a hip-hop album, provided the Steelers star's surgically repaired knee is fully mended.

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SVP Vault: Bird battles injury to top Pacers (2:12)
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1dCraig Custance

For Blues and Stars, Fort McMurray tragedy is personal

St. Louis winger Scottie Upshall and others in the hockey community have had to watch and worry from afar as wildfires swept through Fort McMurray, bringing perspective to a tense postseason.

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De La Hoya: Canelo draws in the female fans (2:01)
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19hChris Wright

Shaq celebrates Northampton promotion

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal bellows his way through "We Are The Champions" to celebrate his favourite football team's promotion.

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Harbaugh vs. Leach in ex-Michigan QB home run derby (1:02)

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Get this cotton candy man a mitt
MLB 

A vendor selling cotton candy at the Astros game made a nice little snag in the stands.

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MLB 

Fisher's goal ends 3OT thriller
NHL 

Mike Fisher ended a long night of hockey in Nashville, sending the Predators to a triple-overtime win.

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NHL 

Too many men on ice, Stars still let in goal
NHL 

The Stars ended up with six skaters on the ice and still gave up a breakaway goal to Vladimir Tarasenko.

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NHL 

Kyle Lowry leaves security guard hanging
NBA 

Lowry is shooting 30 percent in the postseason and was 0-for-1 on pregame fist bumps.

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NBA 

Gremio U-14 scores on unreal scorpion kick
Soccer 

Shots like these should count for more than one goal.

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Soccer 

Way-too-early 2017 NFL mock draft
NFL Draft 

Todd McShay takes a preliminary stab at predicting the picks for the 2017 NFL draft, which could feature DE Myles Garrett, RB Leonard Fournette and QB Deshaun Watson coming off the board early. Who goes No. 1? (Insider)

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NFL Draft 

What you missed when Steph dropped CP3
NBA 

Remember when Stephen Curry dribbled Chris Paul into the floor? That wasn't the only thing happening at that moment.

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NBA 

Throwback: The epic pizza throw at Fenway
MLB 

On April 16, 2007, the world witnessed a perfect pizza throw from an upset Red Sox fan.

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MLB 

Rockies explode for 13 runs in 5th inning
MLB 

Starting with Trevor Story's 11th home run, the Rockies' bats got going in a big way as they tagged the Giants for 13 in the fifth.

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MLB 

Mock draft: What if 76ers pick 1st and 4th?
NBA Draft 

Should the 76ers take Ben Simmons No. 1? What if they get the Lakers' pick, too? And how does the rest of the top 10 shake out? Philly's on the clock. Mock draft (Insider)

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NBA Draft 

Lewis: Tyson bit me at pre-fight presser
Boxing 

Lennox Lewis details his brawl with Mike Tyson at a news conference prior to their 2002 bout.

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Boxing 

Which NBA team are you?
NBA 

Four strong cultures in the NBA have endured for at least a decade: The Spurs, Heat, Lakers and Rockets. Find out which one fits you best. School of thought

Elias Stein
NBA 

Khan merely an appetizer for Alvarez
Boxing 

Canelo Alvarez's return against Amir Khan on Saturday is a mere preliminary to the fight most boxing fans want to see -- Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. But it will only happen if Alvarez says yes. GGG should be next

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Boxing 

Vogel got stale in Larry Legend's world
NBA 

Pacers president Larry Bird wants his team to play a certain way, and his coach couldn't deliver. Don't worry, Frank Vogel will be back and better than ever, Zach Lowe writes. Did Vogel get a fair shake?

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NBA 

J.R. Smith, the 3-point king?
NBA 

Tom Haberstroh explains that it could happen.

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NBA 

Justin Bieber rains down 3s at Nets facility

The pop singer showed off his long-distance prowess in his latest stop at an NBA team facility during his current world tour. Biebs from downtown

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Different kind of kicks
Soccer 

Leicester's Christian Fuchs reached excellence on the soccer pitch by winning a title -- but can he kick an American football over a house?

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Soccer 

NHL mock draft: Auston Matthews, then who?
NHL Draft 

Corey Pronman projects who will be picked in each slot of the first round of the 2016 NHL draft. No surprise at No. 1 (Auston Matthews to the Leafs), but there's some intrigue later. Who's after Matthews? (Insider)

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NHL Draft 

Time to start thinking fantasy football
NFL 

After a Rankings Summit following the NFL draft, Matthew Berry says beware of a certain Falcons RB in 2016: "Devonta Freeman may be a one-hit wonder." Listen to Fantasy Focus

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NFL 

Cam Newton and his brothers freestyle
NFL 

The Panthers QB revealed a hidden talent when he rapped on Instagram. Dropping rhymes

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NFL 

Rea dazzles Mets as Padres hang on for win
MLB 

Colin Rea took a no-hitter into the seventh and drove in a run to guide the Padres to a 5-3 victory.

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