1. Harden Records 1st Playoff Triple-Double of Career

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden recorded the first playoff triple-double of his career Tuesday night, helping his team stave off elimination with a 124-103 Game 5 win over the Los Angeles Clippers, per NBA...

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  2. James Turns in Historic Stat Line in Game 5 Win over Bulls

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James recorded a historic stat line in Tuesday's 106-101 Game 5 win over the Chicago Bulls...

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  3. Xavi Becomes 1st Player with 150 Champions League Appearances

    Barcelona midfielder Xavi became the first footballer with 150 career Champions League appearances when he took the pitch in Tuesday's second-leg semifinal match against Bayern Munich, per ESPN's Paul Carr ...

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  4. Neymar, Messi Become 1st Teammates with 9 Champions League Goals

    Barcelona forward Neymar scored his eighth and ninth goals of this Champions League season in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to Bayern Munich, making him and Lionel Messi the first ...

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  5. Pierce Moves into Top 20 of NBA's All-Time Playoff Points List

    While it was the shot he missed that will mostly be remembered, Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce moved into the top 20 of the NBA 's all-time playoff points list during Monday's ...

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  6. Yunel Escobar Records 2nd 5-Hit Performance in Span of 7 Games

    Washington Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar had five hits in Monday's 11-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, making him the first player since Ichiro Suzuki in 2004 to ...

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  7. Clippers Make History with Consecutive Blowouts of Rockets

    With Sunday's 128-95 win over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals, the Los Angeles Clippers became the first team since 2001 to win consecutive playoff ...

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  8. Gerrard Becomes Liverpool's 2nd-Leading Premier League Scorer

    Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard netted the 119th Premier League goal of his career during Sunday's 1-1 draw with Chelsea , moving past Michael Owen for sole possession of ...

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  9. Jordan Sets Playoff Record with 28 Free-Throw Attempts in 1 Half

    Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan set an NBA playoff record with his 28 free-throw attempts in the first half of Sunday's 128-95 Game 4 win over the Houston Rockets, according to Sportsnet Stats ...

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  10. Hernandez Becomes 4th-Youngest Pitcher to Reach 2,000 Strikeouts

    Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez became the fourth-youngest pitcher in major league history to record 2,000 career strikeouts when he hit the mark during the fifth inning ...

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  11. Pineda Sets Yankees Record for Most Strikeouts Without a Walk

    New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda struck out 16 batters in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles , setting a franchise record for the most strikeouts without any walks in a single game, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  12. Rodriguez Sets Rangers Record by Retiring 34 Consecutive Batters

    Texas Rangers pitcher Wandy Rodriguez set a franchise record in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays , extending his streak of retired batters to a remarkable 34, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  13. Other Massive Milestones A-Rod Can Reach in 2015

    Alex Rodriguez stands alone in fourth place on the all-time home run list after hitting his 661st bomb against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankees Stadium on Thursday, passing Willie Mays...

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  14. Eddie Rosario Becomes 29th Player to Homer on 1st Pitch of Career

    Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario became the 29th player in MLB history and the first player in Twins history to hit a home run on the first pitch of his major league career when ...

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  15. Colon Becomes 1st Pitcher to Beat Same Team for 7 Different Teams

    New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon earned the win in Tuesday's 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles, making him the first player in MLB history to beat the same team as a member of seven different teams, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  16. Carlos Perez Becomes 1st Player Since 2003 with Walk-off Homer in MLB Debut

    Los Angeles Angels catcher Carlos Perez started his career in the best way imaginable Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners , becoming the first player since Miguel Cabrera ...

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  17. Longoria Becomes 3rd Player to Record 1,000 Hits for Rays

    Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria hit a ground-ball single up the middle to lead off the fourth inning of Tuesday's 2-0 loss to the Boston Red Sox , recording the 1,000th hit of his career in the process, per MLB Milestones ...

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  18. Lundqvist Becomes 8th Goalie with 100 Playoff Appearances for 1 Team

    New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made the 100th start of his playoff career in Monday's 1-0 loss to the Washington Capitals , becoming the eighth goalie in NHL history ...

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  19. Lionel Messi Becomes 1st Player with 3 40-Goal Seasons in La Liga

    FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi scored his 39th and 40th goals of the La Liga season during Saturday's 8-0 trouncing of Cordoba, becoming the first player in La Liga history with three seasons of 40-plus goals, per ESPN's Paul Carr ...

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  20. Parise Becomes Wild's All-Time Leader in Playoff Points

    Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise took sole possession of first place on his franchise's all-time playoff points leaderboard during Friday's 4-3 Game 1 loss to the Chicago ...

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  21. Teague Becomes 2nd Player with 13-Plus Assists, 0 Points in Playoff Game

    Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague posted an unusual stat line in Friday's series-clinching Game 6 win over the Brooklyn Nets, becoming the second player in NBA history with 13 or more assists and zero points in a playoff game, per NBA...

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  22. Bucks Become 1st Team Without a Double-Digit Scorer in Playoff History

    The Milwaukee Bucks set an unfortunate record in Thursday's series-ending Game 6 loss to the Chicago Bulls, becoming the first team in NBA history to finish a playoff game without a single double-digit scorer, per NBA...

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  23. Hanley Ramirez Ties Red Sox Record with 10 Home Runs in April

    Boston Red Sox outfielder Hanley Ramirez hit his 10th home run of the season during Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays , tying a franchise record set by David Ortiz ...

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  24. Kluber Becomes 2nd Quickest in Indians History to 500 Strikeouts

    Cleveland Indians hurler Corey Kluber became the second-fastest pitcher in club history to reach 500 career strikeouts when he caught Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain ...

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  25. Johnson Becomes 1st Lightning Player with 3 Multi-Goal Games in 1 Series

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson came up huge in the opening round of the NHL playoffs, becoming the first player in franchise history to record three multi -goal games in one playoff series, per Matt Sitkoff of NHL Network ...

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