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Lowe: How Harden and the Rockets keep hunting Curry - Sun, 20 May 2018
What will decide Rockets-Warriors? Steph Curry's defense and the Warriors finding their mojo on offense are two big things to watch.

ESPN Forecast: Are Warriors or Rockets making the Finals? - Sun, 20 May 2018
Who are the new favorites to make the NBA Finals? Our panel makes predictions.

Braves release Bautista month after adding him - Sun, 20 May 2018
Jose Bautista was released by the Braves on Sunday, just over a month after he signed with the team after remaining unsigned as a free agent for the entire offeseason.

Nats promote 19-year-old outfielder Soto - Sun, 20 May 2018
The Nationals called up 19-year-old outfielder Juan Soto after the team was hit by injuries.

U.S. tops Canada for bronze at hockey worlds - Sun, 20 May 2018
The United States topped Canada 4-1 to claim the bronze medal at the ice hockey championship on Sunday.

Rozier: 'We needed to get our butts whooped' - Sun, 20 May 2018
After a 116-86 drubbing at the hands of the Cavaliers trimmed the Celtics' series lead to 2-1, guard Terry Rozier said he believes his team got a much-needed wake-up call. "We needed to get our butts whooped," Rozier said.

Cavs say tough 'D' against Horford key in win - Sun, 20 May 2018
The Cavs credited their tough defense against Al Horford and the Celtics as one of the keys in their Game 3 win Saturday.

Baseball team helps Santa Fe heal after tragedy - Sun, 20 May 2018
A day after a shooting that killed 10 and wounded 13 at Santa Fe High School, its baseball team played a playoff game in hopes of helping a grieving community.

Olney: Hitters who can't beat the heat getting left behind - Sun, 20 May 2018
With pitchers throwing harder than ever, veterans such as Paul Goldschmidt are struggling to adapt and survive at the plate.

Addison Russell stays focused as Manny Machado rumors swirl - Sun, 20 May 2018
The Cubs could take their chances with a Machado trade, but their shortstop is working on delivering a big bounce-back at the plate.

NBA's best social media moments: Subtweets and throwback pictures - Thu, 17 May 2018
There have been two themes over the past two weeks on NBA social: shade and nostalgia.

Why Vegas should be Canada's team - Sun, 20 May 2018
With a Canadian-heavy roster and their style of play, the Golden Knights -- not the Winnipeg Jets -- should be Canada's rooting interest.

Preakness win was imperfect, but Triple Crown in focus for Baffert, Justify - Sat, 19 May 2018
Justify might not have given a legendary performance in his Preakness win, but Saturday's victorious chapter at soggy Pimlico moved confident trainer Bob Baffert & Co. one step closer to a storybook finish at Belmont in three weeks.

Cavs finally unlocked, match LeBron's intensity to claim Game 3 - Sat, 19 May 2018
In a make-or-miss postseason, Cleveland's shots finally went down, as LeBron James notched 12 assists and the Cavs went 17-of-34 from the 3-point line to claim their first win of the Eastern Conference finals.

Biggest NBA free-agency, trade and draft decisions for every team - Fri, 18 May 2018
Which decisions on key players, draft picks, trades and new contracts will be priorities for every franchise?

Pulisic returns to U.S. squad to face Bolivia - Sun, 20 May 2018
Christian Pulisic will be back with the U.S. national team for the first time since World Cup qualifying when the Americans face Bolivia on May 28.

McKennie, Adams also part of U.S. core moving forward - Sun, 20 May 2018
Pulisic is the star of the latest U.S. squad, but players like Weston McKennie and Tyler Adams also form the core.

Cheryl Reeve has strategy to prolong run for aging Lynx - Sun, 20 May 2018
Cheryl Reeve, who assures her trio of aging stars they'll never be traded, shares why she doesn't rely on the draft to maintain Minnesota's dynasty.

NASCAR All-Star race experimentation receives mostly high marks - Sun, 20 May 2018
The NASCAR All-Star race produced plenty of excitement, as well as experimentation that could have a long-term impact on the sport -- if all parties are patient.

Stevenson fades, keeps title with draw vs. Jack - Sun, 20 May 2018
Adonis Stevenson made his ninth title defense Saturday night, but just barely, after Badou Jack took it to the tiring champion in a majority draw.

Usman gets decision over Maia at UFC Fight Night - Sun, 20 May 2018
In a five-round bout that was short of big moments, Kamaru Usman picked up a unanimous decision over Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night in Chile.

Who will be your NFL team's 2018 MVP? 32 way-too-early picks - Fri, 18 May 2018
David Johnson. Carson Wentz. Odell Beckham Jr. Who will have the greatest impact on every team's season? NFL Nation reporters make their picks.

Pizza Hut arcades started Towns' love for gaming - Fri, 18 May 2018
The Minnesota Timberwolves center's gone from playing quarter games to being a bit of a gaming guru -- and, he says, the "hands-down" best gamer on his team.

Pettiness vs. parades: A Bama-UCF title beef timeline - Fri, 18 May 2018
Whether Alabama or UCF is your real national champ, we're all winners in their delightful display of only-in-college-football pettiness and trolling.

Can the Mayfield model turn the tide at Baylor? - Fri, 18 May 2018
Charlie Brewer was an ultra-productive, undersized QB overlooked by nearly everyone, but he turned heads as a freshman in Waco.