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What changes can Warriors make to save season?

It might sound odd, but Andre Roberson is messing up the Warriors' defense. Coach Steve Kerr should consider keeping things simple in Game 5.

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Jalen and Jacoby on the dejected Draymond Green (1:39)
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Lightning get captain Stamkos back for Game 7 vs. Penguins

Steven Stamkos has been sidelined since he had surgery to remove a blood clot near his collarbone on April 4. But tonight he returns to the Lightning lineup with a chance to advance to the Stanley Cup finals.

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WATCH: Spelling Bee final

It's the final of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. After eliminating 35 spellers this morning, the final contestants are vying for the title. Catch the action on ESPN/WatchESPN.

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Briles' fall happens nearly as fast as his rise (1:58)
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MVP Curry, LeBron highlight All-NBA First Team

Stephen Curry (unanimous selection), LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and DeAndre Jordan have made the All-NBA First Team, the league announced Thursday.

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Marine disguises himself as umpire to surprise kids (0:42)
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SC Cartoons: Big Baby vs. Dwight's elbow (1:41)
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9hField Yates

Biggest upcoming roster decision for all 32 NFL teams

Will Le'Veon Bell's knee injury affect his new contract with Pittsburgh? Will Washington lock up Kirk Cousins or wait it out? Field Yates sizes up the key looming decision for every team.

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Yu's Year Of Magical Thinking

It's been 20 months since Yu Darvish's last major league start. With Tommy John surgery, personal scandal and a change in approach now in the rearview mirror, can he still be the King of K's?

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13 things you indisputably missed when LeBron mowed down the Raps for that and-one layup (1:12)
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Source: Odor's suspension reduced to 7 games

Major League Baseball will reduce Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor's eight-game suspension for punching Jose Bautista to seven games, according to ESPN's Jayson Stark and multiple reports.

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Amy Goldstein ESPN Editor 

"Sneakerheads, like 2015 co-champion Gokul Venkatachalam, are aficionados of athletic chaussure." That was the sentence for chaussure, which speller Jairam Hathwar correctly spelled in Round 8 of the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals. Nine spellers remain. Watch live on ESPN.

Innocuous tweet sets off epic thread
NFL 

A simple Panthers tweet trumpeting their depth at wide receiver somehow turned into a lengthy exchange of GIFs with the Bears' Twitter account. And it all ended when Carolina coach Ron Rivera got involved. Social media battle

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NFL 

Watch: The finals of the Spelling Bee

Tune in for the final round of the 89th Scripps National Spelling Bee. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Key stats from Steph Curry's Game 5 warmup: 5-of-7 from near halfcourt logo (hit last five), 0-of-5 from the tunnel.

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Jackie Bradley Jr. grounds out on a soft comebacker to Jon Gray in his second at bat. Bradley has seen a total of four pitches in his first two plate appearances tonight. He got a curveball and a changeup in his second AB.

Two men wrestle for Texas home run ball
CBASE 

Kacy Clemens smacked a solo homer during Texas' rout of Baylor, and two grown men both really, really wanted that ball.

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Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Kerr on adjustments: "We're going to do some different things and I'm not going to tell you what they are."

IndyCar champ races in fireproof Kobes
AutoRacing 

Tony Kanaan shares why he wears custom fireproof Kobe Bryant sneakers when he races.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Warriors selling #sagerstrong T-shirts tonight with proceeds going to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

NBA 

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Jackie Bradley Jr. flies out to right field warning track in his first at bat against Rockies Jon Gray. Put a good swing on it, but got under it just a tad.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook keeps his elimination-game trend going: an all-black outfit except for the animal-print footwear.

Remembering the best of the Bee

Tonight's finals aren't until 8 p.m. ET on ESPN, but there are plenty of memorable and humorous moments from years past to tide you over until then.

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Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

I'm not sure if the reduction in Odor's suspension from 8 to 7 games is due to the illegal slide by Bautista or respect for his right hook

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant goes with the casual look for Game 5.

Sources: D'Antoni, Rockets nearing deal
NBA 

The Rockets are finalizing a deal to make Mike D'Antoni their next head coach, according to multiple sources. The head job will be D'Antoni's fifth in the NBA, following stints with the Nuggets, Suns, Knicks and Lakers. Story

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NBA 

Jennie Finch ready to make history

USA Softball legend Jennie Finch will be the first woman to manage a men's team when she serves as guest manager for the Bridgeport Bluefish, an independent baseball team that plays in the Atlantic League, this weekend. History-maker

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Power 5, Day 1
NCAA 

Washington athletic director Jennifer Cohen, now one of just three female ADs at Power 5 schools, had a hectic first day on the job. After her introduction Wednesday, she monitored both her son's youth baseball game and the Huskies women's golf team, which won the NCAA championship. A loaded schedule

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NCAA 

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees CC Sabathia pitched tremendously against the Toronto Blue Jays. Sabathia went seven innings, allowing two unearned runs on two hits. He struck out seven and walked one. His ERA is down to 2.83. He left down, 2-1, in the eighth.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Warriors hope to find some strength in numbers back home after taking two bad losses in OKC.