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Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll lies on the court and is attended to by medical staff after being injured against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Atlanta.

Agent: Hawks’ Carroll has no structural damage in knee

Mark Bartelstein says Carroll will receive treatment for the soreness in hopes of playing against Cleveland in Game 2.

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WATCH: Stephen Curry’s daughter steals the show

The NBA MVP mixes a post-game interview with "take your daughter to work day."

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Smith, Labonte head up newest NASCAR class

Five men are headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, May 21.

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TOP 5: Cavs take game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals

Check out the top five plays from Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

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NHL Preview: Blackhawks meet Ducks for game 3

Here's a look at Game 3 in the Western Conference Finals.

A puck sits on the face-off dot during the first period of an NHL hockey game between the Phoenix Coyotes and the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C.

Kucherov’s OT goal gives Lighting 2-1 edge in East final

Nikita Kucherov scored 3:33 into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during the first half of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Cavaliers defeated the Celtics and take a 3-0 lead in the series.

Smith, James lead Cavs past Hawks in Game 1

LeBron James scored 31 points and J.R. Smith made eight 3-pointers and added 28, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers past the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 97-89 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.

New York Jets and quarterback Geno Smith to get a new coach.

No competition: Chan Gailey says Geno Smith is Jets’ starter

Coach Todd Bowles has said throughout the offseason that Smith would head into training camp taking the first-team snaps over veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, who is recovering from a broken leg.

A photo of St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke, left, is held up by Rams fans as they rally with San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders fans outside of the NFL's spring meetings in San Francisco, Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

NFL team to Los Angeles possible by 2016 season

NFL vice president Eric Grubman, the league's lead man on a possible return to LA, says the window for such applications that now begins Jan. 1 could be moved "to very late in the (upcoming) regular season."

Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock watches against the New Jersey Devils in the second period of a NHL hockey game in Detroit Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.

Toronto Maple Leafs hire Mike Babcock as new head coach

The team announced Wednesday that Mike Babcock will be introduced at a news conference Thursday morning. Babcock spent the last 10 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, where he won the Stanley Cup in 2008.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a press conference at the NFL's spring meeting, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Atlanta.

Goodell wants to hear directly from Brady in appeal

Goodell said Wednesday he has not had time to study a request from the players' union that he recuse himself from the appeal because he has been focused on the spring owners meetings

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives against Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 6, 2015, in Atlanta.

NBA: Eastern Conference Finals begin tonight in Atlanta

This is Atlanta's first trip to the conference finals since the NBA switched to the current format in 1970-71. For the Cavs their last time in the conference finale was in 2007.

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Wolves hit lottery

The NBA's biggest losers were the big winners in the draft lottery.

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Snaps coming from 15-yard line this season

The NFL is making extra points a bit more challenging.

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NHL Preview: Lightning hopes to strike Rangers

Here's a look at Game 3 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, May 20.

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Roger Bannister’s 4-minute mile shoes to go on auction block

Bannister became the first runner to break the fabled 4-minute barrier.

Chicago Blackhawks center Brad Richards (91) waits for linesman Jean Morin, left, to release the puck in a face-off against Anaheim Ducks center Nate Thompson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

Kruger puts Chicago past Ducks 3-2 in 3rd OT of Game 2

Victory came in the longest game in the Blackhawks' 89-year history.

The crowd cheers after Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) scored during the first half of Game 2 in a second-round NBA playoff basketball series against the Memphis Grizzlies, Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.

Warriors rally past Rockets 110-106 in Game 1 of West finals

Golden State Warriors rallied from 16 points down in the second quarter

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Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western final

FILE - In this March 6, 2014 file photo, Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) celebrates his goal with Patrick Kane during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Chicago. The Blackhawks have agreed to eight-year contract extensions with captain JonathanToews and star forward Patrick Kane. General manager Stan Bowman said all along that the extensions were his biggest offseason priority, and the team announced the megadeals Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime

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Hawks’ G Korver out for the playoffs with sprained ankle

Cleveland Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova (8), from Australia, is chased by Atlanta Hawks' Kyle Korver in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Cleveland.

The Hawks announced Saturday that Korver has a severe high right ankle sprain. A foot and ankle specialist will determine the best course of treatment, but he definitely won't play again in the postseason.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of the most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

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REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

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Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.

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