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04-24 06:49 - Lillard hits 50, ousts OKC with 37-footer at buzzer - Damian Lillard hit a 37-footer at the buzzer and finished with career-playoff-high 50 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers eliminate the Oklahoma City Thunder from the playoffs in five games with a 118-115 victory on Tuesday. Read More
04-24 02:45 - Woman: Delay in Walton allegations due to fear - Speaking publicly for the first time since her civil lawsuit was filed, Kelli Tennant alleged that Luke Walton invited her up to his Los Angeles hotel room in 2014, then pinned her to the bed and forcibly kissed and groped her. Read More
04-23 10:50 - Sources: Steelers target Big Ben deal before draft - The Steelers are trying to wrap up an extension for QB Ben Roethlisberger, who is headed into the final year of his contract with the team, sources told ESPN. Read More
04-23 10:42 - Source: Suspended Gordon signs Patriots tender - Patriots receiver Josh Gordon, who is serving an indefinite NFL suspension, officially signed his restricted free-agent tender on Tuesday, a league source told ESPN's Field Yates, meaning if he is reinstated he would be under contract for 2019. Read More
04-24 03:33 - Fisher plans to stay at A M after AD's departure - Jimbo Fisher acknowledged his affection for athletic director Scott Woodward, who left for LSU last week, but said he plans on being with Texas A&M "a long time." Read More
04-24 02:46 - 'Jeopardy!' champ wins again; second to top $1M - Professional sports bettor James Holzhauer continued his amazing run on "Jeopardy!,"winning his 14th straight game to become the second player ever to top $1 million during a daily run on the show. Read More
04-22 09:49 - Yep, the 1999 NFL draft was just as crazy as you thought - Trades, busts, deception, future Hall of Famers and a prayer about going to the Bengals -- the 1999 NFL draft had a little bit of everything. And that was just the first seven picks. Read More
04-23 10:32 - The next questions get interesting for Westbrook, PG and ousted OKC - After a third straight first-round defeat, the forecast becomes cloudy for Russell Westbrook, Paul George and the Thunder. Read More
04-24 04:55 - Raptors' dominant defense on full display in series clincher - With stoppers up and down the roster, Toronto was able to shut down Orlando, but a stiffer challenge awaits in the 76ers. Read More
04-17 03:07 - From a Ph.D. to RBIs: How Farhan Zaidi left Berkeley and became a baseball pioneer - Farhan Zaidi is used to being an object of curiosity -- and, among Northern Californians, suspicion. Now, as the president of the Giants, Zaidi represents the future of baseball staring into its obstinate past. Read More
04-23 12:13 - ‘This town would go crazy’: How two new stars are turning San Diego into a baseball city - With a $300 million star and baseball's top prospect, San Diego is home to a team arriving ahead of schedule in the NL West. Read More
04-23 12:22 - One trade idea that would fix Cubs' bullpen problem - With a bullpen wracked by injuries and ineffectiveness, Chicago can't really afford to wait for the trade deadline to address it. Read More
04-22 02:43 - Is 'Bad' Jimmy Butler the best Jimmy Butler for the Sixers? - During the last week of the season, Jimmy Butler, on his third team in as many years, visited the Bulls and Wolves, two teams he elevated -- and then incinerated. With a playoff run in the balance, which Jimmy Butler will show up for the Sixers? Read More
04-23 12:13 - Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Predators eliminated, Caps and Canes will go 7 - We nearly earned two more Game 7s on Monday, but alas, Nashville's watch has ended. Plus, get ready for Leafs-Bruins and Sharks-Knights. Read More
04-23 03:18 - With 13 players on the IL -- 13! -- Yankees backups rising to occasion - Urshela who? The Yankees are missing practically their entire starting lineup -- and yet they've now won six of their past seven games. Read More
04-18 04:30 - Golf balls, shirts and tickets: The financial impact of Tiger's win - Tiger won a little more than $2 million by claiming his fifth green jacket. That's only the beginning of the money conversation. Read More
04-21 08:08 - Cory Sandhagen sets sights on being, then beating, idol Dominick Cruz - Cory Sandhagen entered MMA by adopting the style of former UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz. Now he's one of the sport's top prospects. Read More
04-22 04:45 - Dominik Hasek's 70-save playoff shutout: An oral history, 25 years later - Martin Brodeur, Bobby Holik and others recall one of the best goaltending performances ever: Hasek's 1994 four-OT masterpiece. Read More
04-10 09:59 - Soccer's Bad Boys: the players you love to hate - Soccer is a beautiful game. When it's played "the right way," it can be a pure experience. And yet, you need a little evil in there. Read More
04-22 10:03 - MLS Power Rankings: LAFC stay on top but Sporting KC sink - The league's last unbeaten team finally fell when Seattle lost at LAFC, which remains the team to catch. Meanwhile, what has happened in Kansas City? Read More
04-22 03:45 - Updated points-league rankings: Sale, Kluber among aces off to poor starts - Where do star hurlers off to slow starts appear in the latest rankings? Also, an introduction to the "Rule of 7" to pinpoint fantasy's elite pitchers in the early going. Read More
04-22 04:53 - 'I'll never forget the scene' - Shanaka revisits Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday horror - Sri Lankan cricketer Dasun Shanaka was among the many who narrowly survived the serial blasts that rocked the island on Easter Sunday morning. Read More