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Lillard leads way as Blazers avoid sweep

With 32 points, Damian Lillard was the star in a comeback victory over Memphis that kept Portland's season alive.


White Sox-Orioles postponed for safety concerns

The Baltimore Orioles' home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray.

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UFC's Jones makes bond, faces felony charge

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has turned himself in to police after a hit-and-run incident he was allegedly involved in Sunday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Carter-Williams steals show vs. Rose

Michael Carter-Williams outplayed Derrick Rose decisively on Monday, part of a Bucks backcourt that finally stood up to its Bulls counterparts.

Monday's MLB highlights

Braves double up Nationals (2:19)

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Four-Ball: Match Play changes

Is the new Match Play format good for the tournament and how young is too young to play on the LPGA Tour? Our scribes tackle these issues and more.

Olbermann: Should the NL add the DH or should the AL drop it? (6:21)

NFL Draft

Players who could be drafter lower than expected (3:07)


Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Manny and Freddie's Wild Card relationship (2:43)


SportsCenter Clips

White Sox-Orioles game postponed (2:46)


Have You Seen?

Web Gems: A pair of nice dives (1:08)



Ending Alabama's recruiting reign
College Football 

Alabama has signed the top class for four years running, but there's quite a few teams that have the potential to dethrone the Crimson Tide in 2016, including Florida State, who boasts five-stars Malik Henry and Levonta Taylor. See classes (Insider)

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Ilya Kovalchuk to captain Russia

The former Devil will lead the Russian team at this spring's hockey world championship. Kovalchuk, who left the NHL in 2013, has previously captained Russia, but was overlooked for the Sochi Olympics for Pavel Datsyuk.

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Rob Manfred: Rose situation hasn't changed

The MLB commissioner's stance on Pete Rose is the same, despite Rose's new gig: "The FOX hiring was a FOX decision. The ban never applied to a job like that. He had every right to take the job and FOX had every right to hire him." (via Mike & Mike)

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Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

At least two teams, possibly more, have approached NY Jets about trading for Muhammad Wilkerson, per league source. Bares watching Thursday.

Best, worst NBA draft decisions

Now that we have a good idea of who's going to the NBA draft and who's staying in school, we're taking a look at the best decisions (Tyus Jones, Yogi Ferrell) and the questionable ones (Dakari Johnson). Decision-making skills (Insider)

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Bumgarner disagrees with DH debate

Madison Bumgarner doesn't want the DH adopted in the NL, despite Adam Wainwright's Achilles injury: "What if he got hurt pitching? Should we say we can't pitch anymore? I hate what happened to him. ... But I don't think it was because he was hitting. What if he gets hurt getting out of his truck? You tell him not to drive anymore?"

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Winston's high rate of interceptions

If there's any on-field concerns with taking Jameis Winston, the number that jumps out is his 18 interceptions in 2014, which led all Power-5 conference quarterbacks.


Deron Williams shows up for Nets

And it couldn't have come at a better time, as he exploded for almost double the amount of points he scored in Games 1, 2 and 3. The Nets have evened things up as they head back to Atlanta for Game 5.


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It's after 10 a.m. EST. Not impossible to have a game at 1 p.m., but at this point, that option seems less & less probable.

Decision on O's game coming today

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told Mike & Mike: "We'll make the decision at some point this morning." Factors to consider in the decision? "First and foremost, we worry about the fans."


McShay: Biggest draft needs per team

The Bucs need a franchise QB and better pass protection. The defending champ Patriots need a long-term starter at CB. Can teams address their needs through this year's draft? Team-by-team needs (Insider)

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Mayweather: Fight is a question mark

"This fight is very intriguing because it's a question mark. ... Everyone is saying, 'If anybody has the chance of beating Floyd Mayweather, [Manny Pacquiao] is the guy.'"


Cubs prospect hit in head then homers

Catcher Kyle Schwarber, taken in the first round in the 2014 amateur draft, was hit in the head with a bat while catching Monday night. He walked off the field under his own power and hit a homer to lead off the bottom of the inning. (via MLB's website)

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Looking ahead: Kansas

The incoming Class of 2015 is looking a bit thin for the Jayhawks, but they'll still be among the favorites as they look to make it 12 straight Big 12 conference titles. Backcourt should be strong

Roger Goodell: Facts first, then punishment

The NFL commissioner met with Greg Hardy several times before handing down a 10-game suspension: "Our policy is not the same as the criminal standard. It's a standard that says, 'If you violate our personal conduct policy, you're subject to discipline.'" (via CBS This Morning)

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David Ragan to drive for MWR

Michael Waltrip Racing named a replacement for Brian Vickers, who's out while on blood thinners for blood clots in his lungs. "There is absolutely no question about Brian Vickers' ability, but there remains a question of his availability," team co-owner Michael Waltrip said. Ragan's first race will be at Kansas Speedway May 8-9.

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Jed Lowrie to have MRI on right thumb

The Astros infielder was injured sliding into home Monday and is going back to Houston today for an MRI. Said Lowrie: "It's swollen and it doesn't feel good, but I'm not going to overreact until I get an MRI."

Watt will offer you a work excuse

Need to miss work? Maybe J.J. Watt can help. At least that’s what the Houston Texans star did for one fan, who asked Watt to help her out so she could attend his charity softball game. Better than doctor's note

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A-Rod's week ahead

Alex Rodriguez is one home run from tying Willie Mays' 660 (good for 4th all-time). Could it come against this week's scheduled starters? Of the six hits A-Rod has against the five pitchers, though, none of them have been home runs.


NBA top plays of the night

Of the top three plays, Nets PG Deron Williams had two of them when the Nets evened up the series with the Hawks. But Portland PG Damian Lillard's spin to the hoop for an easy 2 wins top play honors from Monday.