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Raptors Win First Playoff Series Since 2001

Toronto won their first playoff series since 2001 after outlasting the Pacers behind 30 points from DeMar DeRozan.

Gordon's suspension defies PED stereotypes

Dee Gordon's suspension calls into question some of the stereotypes about performance-enhancing drug use in baseball

Top 5 Leicester City Underdog Story Facts

During the 2014-15 season, they were bottom of the league; but now in 2015-2016, they're the favorites to win it! Welcome to WatchMojo News, the weekly series from http://www.WatchMojo.com where we break down news stories that might be on your radar.

Olympian Auctions Ad Space on Arm

Olympian Nick Simmonds is auctioning off some space on his arm that can be used for ads during the 2016 track and field season. Problem is, he's not exactly allowed to do that. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) breaks it down.

The Biggest Upset In Sports History Is Closer Than Ever

Leicester City, in the basement of the English Premier League just last year, is closing in on the most unlikely win in sports history.

Questionable hits turning up heat between Penguins, Capitals

The number of hits the Washington Capitals have tried to level on the Pittsburgh Penguins through two contentious games in the Eastern Conference semifinals is not a surprise

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Raptors reach second round for first time 15 years

Raptors in celebratory mood after reaching second round for first time in 15 years

These Mean Tweets To Female Sportscasters Are So Appalling, You Won't Be Able to Sit Through Them

Mean tweets are usually funny, but these ones one have you laughing. Two female sportscasters sat down with men who read what the Internet is saying about them. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story.

Dodgers Celebrate Win with Running Man, Giant Bag of Popcorn

The Dodgers celebrated a win over the Padres on Sunday by hitting the running man, and showering in popcorn.

Back to the drawing board for Thunder against Spurs

Spurs look to take a 2-0 lead on Thunder after rolling to an easy win in Game 1, adding to OKC's issues in San Antonio

LEADING OFF: Texas visits Toronto, site of wild playoff game

LEADING OFF: Texas visits Toronto for 1st time since wild playoff game, Cueto returns to Cincinnati, Keuchel tries to extend long home run

The MMQB Extra: Draft and Agony

The MMQB's Peter King tells the tale of a Draft weekend spent with Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys.

Heat off to the second round, and Deng a big reason why

Luol Deng had to change roles at the All-Star break out of necessity for the Miami Heat, and it's looking like a stroke of brilliance now

Floyd Mayweather: I'm Being Offered '9 Figures' To Come Back

Mayweather says he's in talks with CBS and Showtime about a possible comeback.

Red Sox beat Yankees 8-7 to complete 3-game sweep

Christian Vazquez sent the first pitch from Dellin Betances over the Green Monster for a two-run homer to break a seventh-inning tie and give the Boston Red Sox an 8-7 victory over the New York Yankees

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Pavelski's late goal gives Sharks 3-2 win over Predators

Joe Pavelski scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:40 left in regulation and Martin Jones stopped 36 shots to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Sunday night and a 2-0 lead in their second-round playoff series

Amanda Kessel Signs One-year Deal With NHWL's New York Riveters

Amanda Kessel has signed a contract with the NWHL's New York Riveters for the 2016-17 season. It was a one-year, $26,000 contract.

Blues even series on Backes' OT game-winner, beat Stars 4-3

Blues captain David Backes scored off a rebound during a power play 10:58 into overtime and St. Louis beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 in Game 2 on Sunday to get even in the second-round series

Bears Release Safety Antrel Rolle

The Chicago Bears have released veteran safety Antrel Rolle, he confirmed on Twitter.

3 Things You Got Wrong About Steroids In Baseball

There are a few things some baseball fans don't get about steroids: like Dee Gordon's recent MLB suspension.

Heat roll past Hornets in Game 7, 106-73

The Miami Heat rolled past the Charlotte Hornets in a Game 7 blowout, reaching the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 106-73 victory Sunday

DeRozan has 30 points, Raptors beat Pacers 89-84 in Game 7

DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 rebounds and 10 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers 89-84 on Sunday night in Game 7 of the first-round playoff series to advance to face Miami in the conference semifinals

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George Karl: I Didn't Feel the Level of Support I Needed in Sacramento

In a candid interview with the Sacramento Bee, former Kings coach George Karl admitted he didn't feel supported enough by the organization, and blamed himself in part for the rift with star player DeMarcus Cousins.

Warriors whip Portland at home in opener of West semifinals

Klay Thompson scored 37 points in another brilliant performance and the Golden State Warriors again dominated without their MVP to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-106 Sunday in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals

Kershaw: 3-hitter, 14 Ks, RBI single, Dodgers top Pads 1-0

Clayton Kershaw pitched a three-hitter, struck out 14 and also singled home the game's only run, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Diego Padres 1-0 on Sunday