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2hBrett Okamoto

Rampage to fight Saturday after winning appeal

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has won an emergency appeal of an injunction in the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division, which will allow him to compete at UFC 186 on Saturday in Montreal.

4hMichael Wallace

Batum apologizes for anti-Spanish message

Blazers forward Nicolas Batum has apologized for his role in a team motivational message that included an inflammatory remark about Spanish players, which was perceived as a shot at Marc Gasol.


Cavs hold off Celtics

LeBron James scores a game-high 30 points in the Cavs' 99-91 win over the Celtics that gives Cleveland a 2-0 series lead.

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7hChad Ford

Ford: 2015 Mock Draft 4.0

Wolves select UK's Towns No. 1 in Chad Ford's projection of 2015 NBA draft


Draft Academy: Winston meets with Jim Harbaugh

On Draft Academy's latest episode, former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston heads to Ann Arbor in the days leading up to the NFL combine to meet with Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who helps prepare Winston for the team meetings in Indianapolis.

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Rampage to fight Saturday after winning appeal (2:05)


Are Islanders fans crossing the line?

Katie Strang discusses the atmosphere inside Nassau Coliseum and the reported vandalism after Sunday's game between the Islanders and Capitals, and how arena staffers will ensure no further incidents take place.

5hKevin Arnovitz

Hawks' Budenholzer named coach of the year

Mike Budenholzer has been named the NBA's Coach of the Year after guiding the Atlanta Hawks to the league's second-best record and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

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Raps' Lowry (leg) exits, does not return

Raptors G Kyle Lowry went to the bench with an apparent leg injury and did not return. He left with 6 points on 3-for-10 shooting with 4 assists in 27 minutes in the Wizards' Game 2 win.



Aaron Rodgers has lost 7 straight starts against the Seahawks & 49ers. He faces both of teams this season: •WK 2 - SEA •WK 4 - SF

Capitals take Game 4 in OT

The Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom scores the winner 11:09 into overtime -- his third goal this postseason -- to even the series with the Islanders at two games apiece. Box score

Final: Wizards 117, Raptors 106

Bradley Beal scored a game-high 28 and John Wall added 26 points (and 17 assists) to lead five Wizards in double figures as Washington cruised to a decisive 11-point win. The Wiz will take a 2-0 series lead back to D.C. with the Raptors on the ropes. Box score


Flames, Canucks trading goals in first

Just over a minute after Henrik Sedin pulled the Canucks even, Dennis Wideman scored a power-play goal to put Calgary back on top at home midway through the first period. Follow live

Final: Yankees 5, Tigers 2

Nathan Eovaldi pitched seven innings of one-run ball, Stephen Drew bashed his fourth homer this season, and the Yankees (7-7) improved to .500 and tied their three-game series against the Tigers in Detroit. Box score


Final: Cubs 9, Pirates 8

The Cubs scored three runs in the 9th to rally from a two-run deficit and win their second straight against the Pirates. Starlin Castro, who hit the game-tying RBI single in the 9th, finished 3-for-5 with a HR and 4 RBI. Box score


Mets beat Braves, extend streak to 9

Mets CF Curtis Granderson drove in three runs, as the Mets cruised past the Braves, 7-1, in their ninth straight win. The Amazin's improved to 11-3.


St. Louis Cardinals @Cardinals

A pair of Nationals walks brings in Jordan Walden in the 9th, in a double switch with Kozma entering at SS. 2 on, 1 out for the Nats.

Rich Cimini @RichCimini

Draft note: Turns out Jameis Winston won't visit Jets, after all. Doesn't mean they've removed him from draftboard. Probably have enuf info.

Mavericks weather Harden, lead after 1

James Harden scored 10 points in 11 minutes, but the MVP candidate picked up two fouls in the first and the Mavericks closed the quarter on a 10-3 run to grab a 24-23 advantage heading to the 2nd. Follow live


Chicago Cubs @Cubs

Starlin Castro drives in his 3rd and 4th runs of the night with a bases-loaded single to tie the game at 8 in the 9th inning! #LetsGo

Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs

Castro bounces one over third to tie the game 8-8. He is on fire both on offense and defense. Still no one out. What a game

Flames try to keep heat on Canucks

Calgary can take a big step toward its first series win since the 2004 Stanley Cup when it hosts Vancouver in Game 4. The Canucks have lost 7 of their past 8 road playoff games, while the Flames are 5-0-2 in their last 7 postseason contests at home. Follow live

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