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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.

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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.

MLB Highlights

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

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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#TBT: When Babe Ruth hit right-handed

According to nationalpastime.com, Babe Ruth decided to bat right-handed in the ninth inning on May 21, 1930 -- a game in which he hit three homers.

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Spieth tied for lead at Crowne Plaza Invitation (1:04)



Tough French Open road for Djoker

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic trains at Roland Garros today as the French Open draw is announced. The draw sets him up for him to play Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals. He lost to Nadal in final here in 2012 and 2014.


Carlos Huertas out of Indy 500

The driver has an inner ear condition that requires further evaluation and will keep him from racing in Sunday's Indy 500. Huertas' car, scheduled to start on the outside of Row 6, will be moved to the last row.

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Freddie Freeman on Will Smith/sunscreen: "Every pitcher does it so they'll have a better grip so we won't get hit in the head."

Brewers' Smith ejected for substance on arm

"It was chilly and kind of windy," Milwaukee P Will Smith said. "I had rosin and sunscreen on my arm. I just forgot to wipe it off before I went out and pitched. I had to kind of get ready in a hurry. I just forgot. That's it."


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)


Notable Kentucky non-conference games

Kentucky men's basketball announced its 2015-16 non-conference schedule, and it's a doozy.

  • Nov. 17: Duke, neutral court
  • Dec. 3: at UCLA
  • Dec. 19: Ohio St, neutral court
  • Dec. 26: vs. Louisville
  • Jan. 30: at Kansas

Jim Caple @jimcaple

Andy Murray: 'Novak goes into the tournament as favorite but Rafa's record here is ridiculous . . . It would be stupid to write him off.'

Mats Zuccarello skates with team

The Rangers RW has been out since April 24 after taking a shot off his helmet. This was the first time he skated with teammates since being hurt but he is still out indefinitely. Said coach Alain Vigneault: "He's coming along. Normal steps. There are a number of steps, and this is one of them."

Women's French Open draw

Serena Williams could meet former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka in the third round. And if the world No. 1 wins? She could play sister Venus in the fourth round. Of Serena's 19 majors, only two have come at the French Open. Full draw

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Kerr shining in playoff coaching debut

Steve Kerr is off to a 10-2 start in his NBA playoff coaching career, which is 1 shy of the best start ever by a coach in his first dozen playoff games. The only coach with a better start was Pat Riley, who was 11-1 in 1982 with the Lakers. The Lakers would go on to win the NBA title. (via Elias)

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Giants racking up shutouts

The Giants capped a Dodgers sweep Thursday and did not allow a run in any of the 3 games -- the second time this month the Giants have recorded 3 straight shutouts. According to Elias, San Francisco is the first team to notch 3 straight shutouts twice in the same calendar month since the 1969 Mets -- who went on to win the World Series.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson surprises fan

That time the Rock surprised a superfan, who was supposed to interview him, by officiating his wedding instead. Quite the wardrobe

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Scout’s Take: Edward Oliver picks Houston

The DT not only gives the Cougars one of the top defensive prospects in the 2016 class, he is far and away the most heralded recruit in the program's recent history. Tough, athletic, disruptive (Insider)

Cavs-Hawks play Game 2 tonight

The Hawks desperately need a win, as LeBron James has been up 2-0 in a best-of-seven series 14 times in his career -- and has won all 14 of those series. The only time it even went 7 games was in the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals, when the Heat beat the Celtics en route to James' first career NBA title.

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Jim Caple @jimcaple

Sharapova on media re: Nadal slump: 'To put up so many question marks (for 9-time champ), I almost think it's a little bit disrespectful,'

Kentucky to play Duke, Kansas in 2015-16

The Wildcats' schedule includes six programs that played in the 2015 NCAA tournament. Said UK coach John Calipari of the star-packed schedule: "Putting a schedule together, especially one like this, is fun. Having to play those games is a different story. To understate it, this will obviously be a challenging schedule for a young team like ours."

Steph Curry, James Harden bring 'A' games

Harden nearly had a 40-point triple-double, while Curry became the first player in NBA history with at least five 3-pointers in 4 straight playoff games.


Garber: Ultimate challenge faces Djoker

Novak Djokovic has beaten his great rival, Rafael Nadal, at every event in the world -- except the French Open. But that could all change this season. Solidifying his legacy

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Mercury exercise option on coach

Sandy Brondello had her 2016 option picked up by the team. She was hired in 2013 and led the Mercury to a league-record 29 wins and a WNBA title in her first season. Said Brondello: "I know where I'll be for the next two years, and I'm excited to be here. ... Hopefully, I'm here even longer than that."

Houston forgot about 'Dre

Andre Iguodala is a former dunk contest runner-up. He reminded the Rockets of that on this epic slam early in the second quarter, sparking a massive Warriors run.


Ducks bounce back on the road

Anaheim recovered from the marathon of Game 2 by beating the Blackhawks in Chicago to take a 2-1 series lead. Frederik Andersen made 27 saves, killing off 5 power plays in the Ducks’ 2-1 Game 3 victory.


Okafor's mid-interview block
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Jahlil Okafor averaged 1.4 blocks per game during his one season at Duke, so the NBA draft prospect wasn't about to get posterized during this recent interview.

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