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All-around effort gives OKC advantage

Russell Westbrook and the Thunder started the second half fast to take the lead over the Mavs.

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Red Sox's Vazquez set for Tommy John surgery

The Boston Red Sox announced Wednesday night that Christian Vazquez, who was to have begun the season as the team's No. 1 catcher, will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Thursday.

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Sources: Kings to add Bhullar in historic move

The Sacramento Kings are planning to sign Sim Bhullar to a 10-day contract this week, which would establish the 7-foot-5 center as the first player of Indian descent in league history.

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Happy Birthday, ESPN.com!

Keith Olbermann celebrates not only the 20th anniversary of ESPN.com, but also the 21st anniversary of its forgotten predecessor, ESPNET on Prodigy (updated weekly!).

SportsCenter Clips

Gruden's QB Camp: Jameis Winston (2:04)

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3hJason Sobel

Changing times could be for the better

Even with all the challenges currently facing golf, could it be possible that the game might be embarking on another golden age?

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4hBuster Olney

My 2015 fantasy sleepers are ...

Buster Olney lays out 12 players he'd reach for in upcoming fantasy drafts based on things he has seen or heard this spring, plus other MLB notes.

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Best teams headed into regular season

Buster Olney explains why the Padres, Athletics and Pirates look to be among the best teams headed into the regular season after having tremendous spring trainings.

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April Fools' Day: Who is the bigger fool?

Michael Collins and Antonietta Collins make an April Fools' Day revelation. Who is the bigger fool, Tiger Woods for returning to golf too soon or Tiger fans for wanting him back too soon?

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Pacquiao's trainer warns Mayweather (0:09)

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Tournament Challenge

How's your bracket? Check yours against those of the president, celebs and all your friends. Someone will take home $20,000. Will it be you?

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Raptors running away in Minnesota
NBA 

Toronto is shooting better than 60 percent from the field and it has hit 11 of its 20 attempts from beyond the arc. The Raptors have outscored the Timberwolves 17-6 in the third quarter so far and lead by 25. Follow live

NBA 

Serena's win is piece of cake

Serena Williams was given a cake to celebrate her 700th career win after she defeated Sabine Lisicki during their quarterfinal match at the Miami Open today. Was it better than Andy Murray's cake for his 500th win on Tuesday? Judge for yourself

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Halep halts Stephens in quarterfinals

3 Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens in straight sets (6-1, 7-5), despite Stephens' rally attempt, to advance to the Miami Open semifinals, where Halep will face 1 Serena Williams.

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Stephens praises Halep following loss
Tennis 

"She's a great player," Sloane Stephens said after losing in straight sets to Simona Halep. "She's extremely consistent. Makes you play a lot of balls and she's a great competitor."

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Tennis 

Royce Young @royceyoung

Lightning fast 7-0 run for the Thunder to start the second half, with Russell Westbrook providing the key spark.

Axford's son improving after snake bite
MLB 

Rockies reliever John Axford says his 2-year-old son Jameson was able to sleep last night. His right foot has been saved, but there is fear he could lose a toe or two. "We're going by doctors' orders. They know more than we do."

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Final: Wizards 106, Sixers 93

Every Washington starter other than Nene had a big game and the Wizards got their second win in their past 7 games -- and first in regulation. Even though Washington hadn't played since Sunday, Paul Pierce sat out for rest. Box score

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Anthony Davis: Harden is the MVP

"There's a lot of guys playing out of their minds," Davis said on the Dan Patrick Radio Show. "It'd probably have to be James [Harden]. He's out of his mind. He's definitely playing out of his mind. We talk about this with my team every day."

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Final: Hornets 102, Pistons 78

Six Charlotte players were in double figures as Detroit's starters combined to score just 39 points. The Hornets' bench, on the other hand, scored 40. Box score

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Spurs clinch playoff spot

For the 18th consecutive season, Gregg Popovich and the Spurs are headed to the playoffs. San Antonio secured a spot with a 103-91 win over the Magic. 13 players scored for the defending champs, led by Aron Baynes' 18 points. Box score

Plenty of prospects yet to sign

Eight top-25 basketball recruits have yet to choose a school, and all eight will play in tonight's McDonald’s All American Game live on ESPN. ESPN Class of 2015 Rankings

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Halftime: Mavericks 66, Thunder 63

Both teams scored 38 points in the second quarter in a highly entertaining back-and-forth battle. Anthony Morrow nailed 3 triples for OKC in the final 2:15 of the half; Dirk Nowitzki caught fire for 6 late points when the Thunder tried to guard him with Steve Novak. Follow live

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Celtics fending off Pacers

Tyler Zeller's career high is 26 points against the Sixers just two weeks ago, but he already has 19 points with one quarter remaining as the Celtics lead the Pacers by 6. Follow live

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Bulls, Bucks tied at the half

Zaza Pachulia tipped in the tying basket at the buzzer to pull the Bucks level with the Bulls at 48. Pachulia's tip-in was the 11th offensive rebound for Milwaukee in the half. Jimmy Butler and Michael Carter-Williams each have 15 points. Follow live

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Halftime: Rockets 58, Kings 55
NBA 

The Rockets opened a 19-point lead to start the second quarter, but the Kings came roaring back to outscore Houston 28-12 over the final 8:05 of the half. James Harden leads Houston with 24 points (5-for-5 from 3), while DeMarcus Cousins leads Sacramento with 11 points. Follow live

NBA 

Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

Kings fought back down double-digits, trailed by one a few times. Omri Casspi with 10-7, DeMarcus Cousins with 11-9-6. He's 1-4 FT.

Halftime: Raptors 60, Wolves 46

It's raining 3-pointers in Minnesota. The Raptors have hit 10 of their 19 attempts (52%) -- highlighted by Greivis Vasquez (3-for-4 from 3, 11 points) -- and lead by 14 at the break. Follow live

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