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Marcin Gortat’s big game helps Washington Wizards beat Indiana Pacers

The Wizards were tired of getting shoved around in the Eastern Conference semifinals.So on Tuesday night, Marcin Gortat and his teammates pushed back hard.Gortat delivered the best playoff game of his career, 31 points and 16 rebounds, and John Wall scored a playoff-best 27 points as Washington routed the Indiana …

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Rampage Jackson vs. King Mo Lawal: The Fight We Can’t Help but Love

Ok, hear we go. the tale of the tape for the fight I'm definitely waiting for this weekend. As I'm sure many MMA fans like myself are. I love these two fighters for the simple fact that they make it entertaining inside as well as outside of the ring. They trash …

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St. Louis Rams provide Michael Sam a comfortable landing spot

In St. Louis, Michael Sam might have found the perfect spot to pursue an NFL career and try to become the league's first openly gay player.He'll have three former Missouri teammates with him on the Rams, including fellow draft pick E.J. Gaines. Sam will be playing for a team with …

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Clippers storm back to steal Game 4 from Thunder

Maybe the Clippers didn't give up on themselves, but everyone else did.The crowd at Staples Center was barely audible. The momentum had swung quickly and early in the Oklahoma City Thunder's direction. The rout was on. And that was just the first quarter. Video: Rivers: I want a beer Amazingly, …

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No charges to be filed after Oregon rape allegation

No criminal charges will be filed in the wake of a woman’s allegation that she was gang-raped by three University of Oregon basketball players. The woman told police that after drinking she was raped by redshirt transfer Brandon Austin -- the subject of a separate sexual assault investigation in Rhode …

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Chris Paul morphs into long-range shooter to lift Clippers over OKC in Game 1

Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers showed what they can do when their minds are on basketball.Paul made a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points to help the Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-105 on Monday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal. The Clippers …

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Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant wins first MVP award

Kevin Durant has plenty of scoring titles. Now, he finally has an MVP trophy to go with them.The Oklahoma City Thunder star won the NBA's top individual honor Tuesday, grabbing 119 first-place votes. Miami's LeBron James, who had won the last two MVP awards and four of the previous five, …

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Rasmus hits grand slam, Blue Jays beat Pirates

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said he sat awake in his hotel bed Saturday night, thinking about his bullpen's recent problems. He even addressed his group of relievers Sunday morning. Dustin McGowan made those worries a nonfactor, at least for a day. McGowan pitched three-hit ball for seven innings, …

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