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5-on-5: Is this it for LeBron and the Cavs?

How likely is a Cavs rally from down 3-2, and is LeBron James gone if they lose? Our experts answer the key questions before a huge Game 6.

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'Somebody bring Lucky': The Celtics and the elusive road win

Avoiding "Game 7" LeBron is paramount for the Celtics. To do so, they'll have to do something they've managed just once during these playoffs: win away from TD Garden.

LeBron arrives for Game 6

LeBron James arrives at Quicken Loans Arena for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals where the Cavs will fight to stay in the series.

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MLB

Why the Red Sox parted ways with Hanley Ramirez

The Sox will still owe Ramirez about $15 million for the rest of the season, but with the highest payroll in baseball, they can afford mistakes.

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Juiced baseballs, starting relievers and MLB's next big thing

Now that we know baseballs are flying higher than ever, is there a fix? Also, what to make of bullpenning, and get ready for the best series of 2018.

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Western Conference Finals

Rockets lead, 3-2

Will Harden's Rockets beat Warriors without Chris Paul?

With Chris Paul out, the Rockets will have to rely even more on James Harden. But will it be enough?

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Lowe: Trevor Ariza is easy to miss. He shouldn't be.

The Rockets forward has mastered a role he was never sure he wanted, the overlooked cog in Houston's scoring-and-switching machine.

Stanley Cup Final

Game 1: 8 p.m. ET, Monday

Capitals rally vs. Lightning; Golden Knights' improbable journey continues

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Capitals-Golden Knights tale of the tape: Full breakdown and picks

Which team has the superior first line? The better power play? Who has been blessed by the hockey gods? We debate eight categories and make picks.

Experts' predictions: Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe picks

Our experts -- including Barry Melrose, John Buccigross, Linda Cohn and Steve Levy -- forecast who will win the Cup and MVP honors.

NFL

Hill: NFL shows who and what it values with new anthem policy

The league created a new controversy, more animosity and negative headlines just to appease the wrong sensibilities.

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Graziano: Bungled anthem policy shows NFL has much to learn from NBA

Why can't the NFL get it right with its anthem policy and clumsy handling of players' rights? The answer has to do with sincerity and trust.

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Korver thriving after tragedy

Wozniacki's unfulfilling rise

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  • When No. 1 Isn't Enough

    Caroline Wozniacki says she's never chased fame, only tennis excellence. But her search for fulfillment? That's been a longer, tougher journey.