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Curry leads Warriors' trouncing of Rockets

With Stephen Curry scoring 40 points at one end and shutdown D blanketing the Rockets at the other, the Warriors put it all together in a Game 3 rout.

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Cormier claims title, calls out Jones at UFC 187

Daniel Cormier, who came up short in a bid to capture Jon Jones' title less than five months ago, claimed the vacant UFC 205-pound title on Saturday, submitting Anthony Johnson in the 3rd round.

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13hDave McMenamin

LeBron reflects on civic role after Brelo verdict

LeBron James addressed more than just basketball after practice Saturday, discussing another case garnering national interest involving a white police officer taking the life of black citizens.

UFC 187

Weidman wins by TKO to retain belt (0:28)

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Rizzo the hero for Cubs on Saturday (0:33)

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Incredible one-handed backflip catch (0:34)

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Na leads heading into Sunday (1:37)

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Halep gets things started
Tennis 

The second Grand Slam of the year gets underway with 32 matches today. Simona Halep, the 3-seed on the women's side, celebrated her win over Evgeniya Rodina in early action. Watch live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Tennis 

Federer leading at the French
Tennis 

Roger Federer has won just one title at Roland Garros, back in 2009. His quest for a second crown begins against Alejandro Falla, and Federer is on the verge of winning in straight sets. Watch live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Tennis 

Jim Caple @jimcaple

There are 23 U.S. players at the French Open but only 3 playing the opening day today. There are more Croatians (4) playing today.

Tennis 

Mikhail Youzhny goes bonkers (literally) at the French Open. At least this time, he didn't draw any blood.

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ESPNTennis @ESPNTennis

Four seeds in action to start opening day, and all four - (3) Halep, (9) Makarova, (19) Bautista Agut and (22) Kohlschreiber - have leads.

Cormier wears down Johnson for title
MMA 

Daniel Cormier took a barrage of blows from Anthony "Rumble" Johnson but cinched in a rear-naked choke for the UFC light heavyweight crown. Afterward, Cormier didn't mess around: "I have a message for one man: Jon Jones, get your [stuff] together! I'm waiting for you!"

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MMA 

Curry shows Rockets fan to his seat

Stephen Curry had a little extra for the crowd after this 3-pointer. After the game, Curry said he told the fan to sit down after hearing the fan say a four-letter word to him.

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Pats' fan's obit: 'Brady is innocent!!'
NFL 

Patricia M. Shong was 72 when she died on Monday. Called a "beloved wife" and a "cherished mother," Shong's Auburn Mass Daily obituary also included one unique nugget: "She would also like us to set the record straight for her: Brady is innocent!!"

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NFL 

Baltimore pitcher gets an early exit
MLB 

Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz was tossed for the use of a foreign substance in the 12th inning, and the Marlins responded with a walk-off 1-0 win in the 13th.

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MLB 

Reds manager ejected before game starts

Bryan Price didn't even make it past the lineup cards exchange today. Without their skipper, the Reds lost to the Indians 2-1.

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Cormier: I'd beat Bader easily

Things got heated at the postfight news conference between new champ Daniel Cormier and contender Ryan Bader. Bader accused Comier of dodging him. Cormier said: "They said 'Daniel, what do you want' and I said 'I want the easiest fight in the division. I want Ryan Bader. Just give me my paycheck now.'"

UFC

Korver's absence makes huge difference
NBA 

It's plain to see how much Kyle Korver has mattered to the Hawks this season. Without their sharpshooting wing, Atlanta won at a rate just slightly better than this season's Lakers (.256 win percentage).

NBA 

Lacrosse goal is an absolute gem
NCAA 

You don't need to know much about lacrosse to tell this was special. Denver's Wesley Berg goes behind his back and bounces the ball between the goalie's legs as the Pioneers earn a national semifinal OT win over Notre Dame.

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Astros convert triple play in win
MLB 

Ian Kinsler's blazing speed wasn't enough to prevent Houston from turning 3 around the horn for the first time since 2004. That's some nifty teamwork.

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Weidman defends title for third time
MMA 

Chris Weidman took a clean right hook to the temple in stride and ultimately took Vitor Belfort down, defeating him via referee stoppage due to ground strikes.

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