1. Jazz Escape Clippers 96-92 Behind Gordon Hayward's 27 Points

    The Utah Jazz are one win away from a second-round date with the mighty Golden State Warriors . Utah won Game 5 of its playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers 96-92 at Staples Center to take a 3-2 series lead...

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  2. Trea Turner Hits for Cycle vs. Rockies

    Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner hit for the cycle Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies in a 15-12 victory...

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  3. NBA Investigating Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander Accosting Ref During Game 5

    The Houston Rockets finished their series victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 105-99 win in Tuesday's Game 5, but their owner is reportedly under investigation for his actions...

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  4. Rajon Rondo Reportedly Will 'Attempt' to Play in Bulls vs. Celtics Game 5

    The Chicago Bulls may receive a much-needed boost at the point guard position for Wednesday's Game 5 against the Boston Celtics ...

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  5. Maria Sharapova Reportedly May Be Required to Qualify for 2017 French Open

    Maria Sharapova may have to win three matches as a wild card to be a part of the 2017 French Open field. On Tuesday, the Daily Telegraph , via ESPN.com , reported Sharapova could be granted a wild-card spot into qualifying...

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  6. Matt Carpenter Suspended 1 Game, Fined for Making Contact with Umpire vs Brewers

    On Tuesday, the MLB announced St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Carpenter was suspended one game for making contact with an umpire during Sunday's contest against the Milwaukee Brewers ...

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  7. 4-Star WR Dyami Brown Commits to UNC over Alabama, Michigan, Ohio State, Others

    The North Carolina Tar Heels added a speedy playmaker to their future offense Tuesday when wide receiver prospect Dyami Brown joined their 2018 recruiting class. Adam Friedman of Rivals...

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  8. Stephen Curry, Mike Brown Talk Warriors' Sweep of Blazers in 2017 NBA Playoffs

    The Golden State Warriors had little trouble completing their first-round playoff series sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday with a 128-103 victory at Moda Center...

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  9. Stephen Curry, Warriors Demolish Blazers After Record 1st Qtr, Complete Sweep

    The Portland Trail Blazers were supposed to be just a steppingstone for the Golden State Warriors on the way to bigger goals, but the two-time defending Western Conference champs took that step with style Monday...

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  10. Stephen Curry Shimmies After Drilling 3-Pointer over Al-Farouq Aminu

    The Golden State Warriors appeared to be operating at full capacity Monday when they poured in 72 points in the first half of their Game 4 Western Conference playoffs series against the Portland Trail Blazers...

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  11. Caleb Brantley Won't Formally Be Charged with Simple Battery Before NFL Draft

    The legal fate of Florida Gators defensive tackle Caleb Brantley will not be decided before Thursday's NFL draft. On Monday, Mark Schlabach of ESPN...

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  12. 7 Score in Double-Digits as Hawks Pull Away Late for 111-101 Win vs. Wizards

    The Atlanta Hawks just needed some home cooking. After dropping the first two games of their playoff series against the Washington Wizards on the road, they evened the battle ...

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  13. Chris Collins, Northwestern Agree to Contract Extension

    The Northwestern Wildcats won their first NCAA tournament game in history in 2017 and rewarded head coach Chris Collins for the program's progress. Northwestern confirmed the new contract on Tuesday after Jeff Goodman of ESPN...

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  14. Matt Barnes Suspended 4 Games for Throwing at Manny Machado's Head

    Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes was reportedly suspended four games Monday for his pitch that went near Baltimore Orioles slugger Manny Machado 's head in Sunday's contest...

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  15. Miguel Sano Suspended 1 Game for Role in Bench-Clearing Exchange vs. Tigers

    Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano was reportedly suspended Monday for his actions during Saturday's game against the Detroit Tigers . LaVelle E...

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  16. James Harden Reveals Ankle Injury, Says He'll Be 'Ready to Go' for Game 5

    Houston Rockets star James Harden revealed Monday that he's suffering from an ankle injury but said it won't jeopardize his status for the Rockets' Game 5 clash with the Oklahoma City Thunder , ESPN...

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  17. Isaiah Thomas Talks to Media for 1st Time Since Sister's Death After Celtics Win

    Boston Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points in his team's Game 4 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, but he said his mind is not completely focused on basketball in his first comments to the media since his sister's death...

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  18. Joe Johnson, Jazz Beat Clippers 105-98 in Rudy Gobert's Return, Tie Series at 2

    Not even food poisoning could stop the Utah Jazz from tying their playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday. Utah evened the series at two games apiece with a 105-98 victory at Vivint Smart Home Arena...

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  19. 5-Star DE Micah Parsons Announces Decommitment from Penn State

    The Penn State Nittany Lions suffered a major loss on the recruiting trail Sunday. Defensive end prospect Micah Parsons announced his decommitment from the school on ...

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  20. NHL Playoffs 2017: 1st Round Sets Record with 18 Overtime Games

    The Washington Capitals advanced past the Toronto Maple Leafs with a 2-1 overtime victory Sunday at Air Canada Centre and helped the NHL set some history in the process...

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  21. Isaiah Thomas Propels Celtics to 104-95 Win vs. Bulls to Even Series at 2

    So long, 2-0 deficit. The Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 104-95 at the United Center on Sunday in Game 4 of the teams' first-round playoff series. After dropping the first two at home, the No...

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  22. Former 5-Star SG Hamidou Diallo Enters 2017 NBA Draft, Doesn't Hire Agent

    Guard Hamidou Diallo never played a game for the Kentucky Wildcats, but he announced he is entering the NBA draft Sunday on his Twitter page: Diallo did note in his message ...

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  23. Steve Kerr out for Game 4 vs. Blazers with Back Injury, Playoff Status Uncertain

    Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr will not coach Monday's Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers and could be out for significantly more time...

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  24. Red Sox P Matt Barnes Ejected for Throwing Pitch Behind Manny Machado's Head

    Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes was ejected from his team's 6-2 win Sunday over the Baltimore Orioles "when his pitch sailed past the head" of Manny Machado , per ESPN.com . ESPN...

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  25. Jusuf Nurkic out for Game 4 of Warriors vs. Blazers with Leg Injury

    Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts said big man Jusuf Nurkic will not play in Monday's Game 4 against the Golden State Warriors , per Mike Richman of the Oregonian ...

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