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1hJerry Crasnick

How Jackie Bradley Jr. turned struggles into a 29-game hitting streak

After two up-and-down seasons of failing to establish himself among the Red Sox's young core, Jackie Bradley Jr. has fans buzzing from Boston to South Carolina.

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LeBron: 'I didn't even know how many points we won by' (0:36)
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LeBron's history of closing in Game 6s

LeBron James has faced a Game 6 with a 3-2 series lead nine times in his career. His teams have closed out their foes all but one time. Watch: Cavs-Raptors, 8:30 ET on ESPN & WatchESPN.

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Kenneth Tencio nails world's first backflip down a set of stairs (0:28)
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Golic 'stunned' Baylor president, AD still have jobs (1:55)
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4 reasons to believe the Warriors can come back (1:07)
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Who will win Champions League? Let's ask the pigeons! (1:32)
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107-year-old dances at her first baseball game (0:42)
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Aaron Schatz

NFL's worst QB depth charts since 2007

Where do the current QB depth charts for the Browns and Jets rank among the league's worst the past decade? Aaron Schatz digs into the numbers.

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Experts' predictions: Stanley Cup winner

We're down to two teams. Which one will be celebrating when it's all over? Our experts weigh in and pick their winning team for the 2016 Stanley Cup finals.

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3hMyles Thomas

Diary of Myles Thomas: The secret life of Sam Rice

Sam Rice's life before baseball involves a secret tragedy so terrible it seems impossible for one man to bear. And yet, somehow, he plays on. Our 1927 Yankees chronicler relays Rice's tale, one so heartbreaking it impacts all who hear it.

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Stephen A.: 'I don't blame Westbrook for laughing' (1:55)
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5hPaul Lukas

Uni Watch: MLB's sock evolution

Friday Flashback: How did we go from the beginning of baseball to an official sock provider? Uni Watch offers a selective timeline of baseball's hosiery history.

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4hMechelle Voepel

Milton-Jones wants to go out on own terms

After failing to make Atlanta's opening day roster, DeLisha Milton-Jones still has a lot to offer as a veteran who has won at every level. And she's ready if another WNBA team comes calling.

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1dIván Cañada

Chicharito, se 'adelanta' a Selección en Atlanta

El delantero del Bayer Leverkusen se tomó unos días de vacaciones y justo en el día en el que el Tri arribará a territorio estadounidense, se presentó para trabajar a la par.

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SC Cartoons: Glen Davis vs. Dwight's elbow
NBA 

Big men fall hard, as Davis learned when Dwight Howard's elbow knocked him to the floor.

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NBA 

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Julio Urías will wear number 78 in his MLB debut tonight at Citi Field

NBA draft workout confidential
NBA 

Chad Ford dishes his latest draft intel after Buddy Hield, Kris Dunn, Maruqese Chriss, Henry Ellenson and other top prospects showed their skills in workouts. Gym report (Insider)

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Thunder look ahead to important Game 6
NBA 

Saturday's Western Conference finals Game 6 is the most important game in Oklahoma City since Game 2 of the 2012 Finals, writes Royce Young. Most important ever?

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NBA 

Resetting the market in NFL free agency
NFL 

The free-agent marketplace has slowed significantly since May began, but there are still veteran players available as training camp approaches. John Clayton lists the top 15 yet to be signed. Who is left?

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NFL 

Atlas: If I trained Conor to fight Floyd ...
Boxing 

Boxing trainer and ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas believes it would take years to get Conor McGregor ready to fight Floyd Mayweather. 'No chance'

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Strycova, Radwanska both fall during point

Neither Agnieszka Radwanska nor Barbora Strycova stayed on her feet. That only made this point more incredible.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The beginning of "Juliomanía"? Julio Urías debuta esta noche en Citi Field

Moreno: Ronaldo needs a super moment
Soccer 

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno says a tremendous performance in Saturday's Champions League final would be a career-defining moment for Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Soccer 

Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Atletico fans are fired up!

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Stephen A. questions Rockets hire
NBA 

Stephen A. Smith does not understand why Houston hired coach Mike D'Antoni because he is not known for being a defensive-minded coach.

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NBA 

GameDay 100: Jerry Rice, the trash talker?
NCAAF 

The Hall of Famer wasn't known for his trash talk, but that doesn't mean he never tried it.

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NCAAF 

ESPNTennis @ESPNTennis

French Open Men's bottom half 4th Rd: (8)Raonic v Ramos-Vinolas (22)Troicki v (3)Wawrinka (5)Nishikori v (9)Gasquet (15)Isner v (2)Murray

Golic 'stunned' Baylor prez, AD have jobs
NCAAF 

Mike Golic thinks you could "pour ammonia" on the entire Baylor football program and wipe it clean, but he would have started by letting go of the president, athletic director and coach Art Briles.

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Warriors stave off elimination
NBA 

Take an inside look at how the Warriors were able to beat the Thunder and force a Game 6 in the Western Conference finals.

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19 things to know about teenage pitchers
MLB 

Highly touted 19-year-old pitching prospect Julio Urias is set to make his major league debut Friday night for the Dodgers, so David Schoenfield took a look at the history of teenagers pitching in the majors. 19 things

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MLB 

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Marshawn Lynch's legacy still alive and well across Seattle. A picture here from the wall of Beth's Cafe.

ICYMI: The 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee

There was plenty of entertainment at this year's contest besides incredibly hard-to-spell words.

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Stephen A.: 'I don't blame Westbrook for laughing'
NBA 

Stephen A. Smith believes there is no one in the NBA who can guard Russell Westbrook 1-on-1.

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NBA 

Sources: 76ers to explore trading Okafor, Noel
NBA 

Philadelphia will explore trading Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel in the buildup to the NBA draft on June 23, league sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein and Chad Ford. Story

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Alex Perry ESPN UK Editor 

Y.E. Yang finishes day 2 of the BMW PGA Championship at -10 to join Danny Willett and Scott Hend atop the halfway leaderboard. Wentworth loves a shock winner -- but it's not often you go into a weekend shootout with the reigning Masters champion...

Golf 

107-year-old shows off moves at MLB game
MLB 

Virginia McLaurin danced her way to fame at the White House -- and she boogeyed again at her first baseball game with the Nationals.

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MLB 

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints rookie WR Michael Thomas asked what it's like to be out there catching passes from Drew Brees: "Man, words can't really explain it. Whenever he's back there and he's throwing the ball, I'm making sure I catch it and I have my hands up and ready. ... He's a legend in my household. A lot of respect for him and the way he plays the game and the way he handles himself off the field."