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1hEthan Sherwood Strauss

With authority, Warriors get their points across

After dropping their previous four games to the Cavaliers, Stephen Curry and the Warriors earned a measure of revenge with a major rout.

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Stephen A. 'disgusted' with Draymond Green (2:11)
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Serena wins in straight sets to advance at Australian Open (0:47)
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Tar Heels have priceless reactions to custom Jordans (1:00)
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Red Wings come out on top with Vanek's goal (0:41)
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Boyle sneaks in go-ahead goal for Lightning (0:31)
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Should Dallas consider firing Garrett? (1:47)
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The best rookie in every NFL division

Ezekiel Elliott or Dak Prescott in the NFC East? NFL Nation reporters voted on the best rookie in all eight divisions, and it was easier in some divisions than others.

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Travis Kelce's ref rant worthy of a fine (1:00)
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Cubs' day at the White House filled with laughs (2:30)
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10hGabriele Marcotti

Sevilla stun Madrid; Chelsea's Costa issue

Marcotti's Musings: Pep Guardiola's Man City had a bad day, Chelsea won without their star striker and several European title races tightened.

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After Chris Paul left Monday's game, Clippers guards Austin Rivers and Raymond Felton combined for 18 points, 11 assists and 4 rebounds. Russell Westbrook had 13 points, 4 assists and 1 rebound.

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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Well, it was not a good night for the Thunder in Staples against the Clippers. Westbrook goes for *just* 24-5-4 as the Clippers roll 120-98. The Thunder get a day off on Tuesday and then it's back to Oracle to face Durant and the Warriors on Wednesday.

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The Cavaliers Big 3 of LeBron James (6-18), Kyrie Irving (6-19) and Kevin Love (1-6) combined to shoot 13-of-43 from the field (30.2%), their worst combined field-goal percentage in any regular-season game as teammates.

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

DeAndre Jordan is likely done for the night with about 5 minutes left as the Clippers lead the Thunder comfortably by double digits. Jordan finished with 19 points, 15 rebounds, 2 steals and 4 blocks.

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Chris Paul sprained his left thumb late in the second quarter after getting his hand caught trying to go over a Thunder screen. He will not return to the game.

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Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

How excited is Serena Williams about her recent engagement? Eh, she'll think about it when the time is right, as she said after her straight-sets opening-round win in Australia: "I guess it feels good. I really haven't thought about it too much, because I wasn't even really going to think about it until after the tournament. I just kept saying that February I'll start looking at the bigger picture of my life."

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The Warriors 35-point victory over the Cavaliers is tied for the largest regular-season margin of victory by the Finals runner-up over the NBA Champion in the following season in NBA history. The other such game occurred on March 16, 1969 when the Lakers defeated the Celtics (1968 NBA Champions) 108-73.

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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Without Steven Adams it was a struggle on both ends of the floor for the Thunder against the Clippers. Russell Westbrook didn't pick up an assist until about 90 seconds left in the first half, and is just 3-13 shooting (12 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists).

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Serena Williams: improves to 65-1 in 1st-round matches at Grand Slams with her win over Belinda Bencic. It's the second-best record in opening round matches at slams by any woman in the Open Era (trails only Chris Evert)

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Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

It's a smoking 93 degrees right now at Melbourne Park. So how about a nice sun tan while watching tennis on the big screen?

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

On the second night of back-to-back games this season, Russell Westbrook is averaging 15.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.7 assists in the opening half. Doc Rivers talked about building a wall to stop Westbrook from getting to the basket. With just under 3 minutes left in the first half, Westbrook has 11 points, 4 rebounds and 0 assists.

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Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer 

USC added another big man to its recruiting class as three-star offensive guard Jalen McKenzie announced his commitment to the Trojans on Monday night. McKenzie is the son of Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and the younger brother of Tennessee defensive tackle Kahlil McKenzie, the No. 26 overall prospect in the 2015 class. McKenzie is commitment No. 18 for USC in the 2017 class.

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

The Thunder's normally sturdy defense is feeling the effects of no Steven Adams. OKC is 8th in defensive efficiency at 103.9, but the Clippers have navigated through the Thunder backline with ease so far, +8 in points in the paint.

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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Auburn transfer New Williams tells ESPN he has committed to Fresno State.

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Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Kevin Durant on Draymond's flagrant foul on LeBron. "That was nothing. Flagrant foul, they shot their free throws and we moved on."

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Pens' Sheary nets winner in wild 8-7 victory
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Pittsburgh and Washington combined to score a whopping 15 goals, the last of which came courtesy of Conor Sheary in overtime.

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Curry's buzzer beater caps huge Dubs half
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Kevin Durant feeds the rock to Steph Curry who connects with a long-distance 3-pointer, giving the Warriors 78 points in the first half in their eventual 35-point win over Cleveland.

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Efficiency of scoring has given the Clippers a 34-25 lead after one quarter. LA has scored two more baskets on seven less attempts and we're a blistering 5-of-9 from deep. DeAndre Jordan? He flirted with a double-double (9 points, 8 rebounds) before sitting the final minute of the opening quarter.

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No. 2 Kansas staves off pesky Iowa State
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The Cyclones hung around, but in the end, there was too much Frank Mason III (team-high 16 points) as the Jayhawks won 76-72 to stay perfect in the Big 12.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas admits he's pondered changing his jersey number to 11. Told he should embrace No. 4 considering the way he plays in the fourth quarter, Thomas smiled and said, "You're right. I've got a lot of thinking to do." Thomas chose 4 because 11 was taken when he got traded to Boston. It's currently vacant.

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

No Steven Adams means DeAndre Jordan is feasting. The Clippers C is at 7 points and 5 rebounds through 7 minutes of action. He's averaging 12.1 points and 13.8 rebounds this season.

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Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

DeAndre Jordan sank his first two free throws of the night. He's shooting 51.7 percent this season. Jordan shot 43 percent last season and is a career 42.9 percent free throw shooter.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony says no one should question his loyalty to the Knicks:

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Draymond Green has his 17th career triple-double. That's tied with Hall-of-Famer Guy Rodgers for 2nd-most in Warriors history. Another Hall of Famer, Tom Gola, has the most with 20.

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman when asked on WEEI's Ordway Merloni and Fauria show about Mike Tomlin's postgame comments documented on Antonio Brown's Facebook Live feed: "That's how that team is run. I personally don't think that would be something that would happen in our locker room, but, hey, whatever. Some people like red and some people like blue. Some people like tulips and some people like roses. Whatever."

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