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23mRyan McGee

Gurley isn't running from the NFL's questions

Todd Gurley's potential made him a Heisman candidate and Mel Kiper's No. 1 running back. But the former Georgia star learned long ago that potential alone guarantees you nothing.


Orioles postpone second game amid city unrest

Tuesday's game between the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards has been postponed after consultation with Major League Baseball and Maryland and Baltimore officials.


Shane Ray in NFL drug program, sources say

Shane Ray, who was cited Monday for marijuana possession, is now automatically enrolled in the behavioral portion of Phase 1 of the NFL's substance abuse program, sources tell ESPN.

10hBrett Okamoto

UFC's Jones makes bond, faces felony charge

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has turned himself in to police after a hit-and-run incident he was allegedly involved in Sunday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Mel Kiper and Jon Gruden

Kiper/Gruden: Debating Mariota vs. Winston

Mel Kiper would take Jameis Winston No. 1, while Jon Gruden would take Marcus Mariota. That's one of many debates the two analysts had during the taping of their draft preview special.

6hBradford Doolittle

Carter-Williams steals show vs. Rose

Michael Carter-Williams outplayed Derrick Rose decisively on Monday, part of a Bucks backcourt that finally stood up to its Bulls counterparts.

1mKeith Law

Law: Top 25 Under 25

Keith Law ranks the top 25 players under the age of 25. He leads with Mike Trout, who boasts a 29.4 WAR for his career, the sixth-highest total ever for any player through his age-23 season.

SportsCenter Clips

Shane Ray's draft stock impacted by poor decisions (1:08)


Monday's MLB highlights

Braves double up Nationals (2:19)

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Four-Ball: Match Play changes

Is the new Match Play format good for the tournament and how young is too young to play on the LPGA Tour? Our scribes tackle these issues and more.

Olbermann: Should the NL add the DH or should the AL drop it? (6:21)

NFL Draft

Players who could be drafter lower than expected (3:07)


Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather conversation (4:22)


Have You Seen?

Web Gems: A pair of nice dives (1:08)



OTD: Billy Martin hired by Yanks ... Again

On this date in 1985, Martin began his 4th tour as manager. As The Boss told George Costanza on "Seinfeld": "As painful as it is, I had to let a few people go over the years. Yogi Berra, Lou Piniella, Bucky Dent, Billy Martin, Dallas Green, Dick Howser, Bill Virdon, Billy Martin, Stump Merrill, Billy Martin..." You get the idea.

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Succession plans for top picks
College Football 

Sean Maguire is not Jameis Winston. FSU coach Jimbo Fisher: "He’s just got to be Sean. That’s what we want him to be, because we think Sean can be pretty good." Maguire has huge shoes to fill, and so do the rest of these teams. What's the plan to replace top picks? (Insider)

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College Football 

Conley's return date still TBD

Chris Broussard told SportsCenter the Grizzlies don't have a timetable as to when Mike Conley will return after his facial fracture surgery. Memphis' Game 5 against Portland is Wednesday.


Plans unclear for other games

Sources tell ESPN's Jayson Stark that the Orioles, MLB and city officials are still discussing options for Wednesday's scheduled home game vs. the White Sox and this weekend's series vs. Tampa Bay.


The Undefeated: Boxing in its afterlife

Boxing was born, died and was revived, only to again lose its popularity. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are just days away from resuscitating a sport that has endured a "corrupt and racist past." Life After Death

Illustration by Mark Smith

Jets approached regarding Wilkerson

DE Mo Wilkerson has been a no-show at voluntary workouts, but at least two teams, and maybe more, have approached the Jets about trading for the 25-year-old, who had 5.5 sacks last season, per a league source. (via ESPN's Adam Schefter)

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Ravens cancel NFL draft party

The Baltimore Ravens have cancelled their NFL draft party on Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium, the team announced.


Baltimore Orioles @Orioles

After consultation with MLB & state & local officials, tonight’s game between the Orioles & the White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed.

Deflategate findings: Why is this hard?

That's the question Charlie Rose asked Roger Goodell on "CBS This Morning." Goodell's response: "I think it's hard because you wanna make sure you have all the information," adding the findings will be released "soon." Transcript

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OTD: Muhammad Ali stripped of title

On April 28, 1967, Ali declared himself a conscientious objector when he refused induction into any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, citing his non-violent, Muslim faith as the reason. He was then stripped of his world heavyweight title.

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Winners and losers in NBA playoffs

Sorry, point guards who can't shoot and Chicago's frontcourt, but the 2015 playoffs haven't been kind to you. Instead, it's Dwight Howard's time to shine. Grantland: Winners and losers

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Lightning have good history in Game 7

The Lightning, who will host the Red Wings in Game 7 on Wednesday, have previously hosted two Game 7's in franchise history, and won them both by the score of 2-1. Those happened in back-to-back series in 2004 when they won the championship.

SportsCenter @SportsCenter

UPDATE: Jon Jones is out of jail on bail. He turned himself into authorities Monday night in connection with a hit-and-run crash.

MLB tip sheet for DraftKings

It’s looking like a night to stack Tigers in DFS contests, as their offense is looking like it'll be the best of the day against the Twins. More tips (Insider)

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Can Spurs take charge of series?

Since the playoffs expanded to 16 teams in 1983-84, only four defending champions have lost in the first round, the last being the 2011-12 Mavericks. The Spurs are tied 2-2 with the Clippers. Game 5 is tonight.

NBA found Olynyk's play 'excessive'

Chris Broussard explains why the NBA suspended Kelly Olynyk one game for the play that injured Kevin Love: "They wouldn't characterize it as dirty but they said careless."


NFL prospects attend anti-violence program

The 28 prospects in Chicago for the NFL draft will attend a domestic violence and sexual assault education program today. It's the same program that every NFL employee was required to attend last fall. (via USA Today)


Bumgarner disagrees with DH debate

Madison Bumgarner doesn't want the DH adopted in the NL, despite Adam Wainwright's Achilles injury: "I don't think it was because he was hitting. What if he gets hurt getting out of his truck? You tell him not to drive anymore?"

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How the Rangers win the Cup

If the Rangers hope to lift the Stanley Cup in June, G Henrik Lundqvist needs to stay hot, and the team has to get healthy. Five things

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Ending Alabama's recruiting reign

Alabama has signed the top class for four years running, but there's quite a few teams that have the potential to dethrone the Crimson Tide in 2016, including Florida State, who boasts five-stars Malik Henry and Levonta Taylor. See classes (Insider)