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After win, Warriors face tough Thunder road

The Warriors staved off elimination against the Thunder in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, but finding the winning touch in OKC may require an extra dose of Warriors-style fun.

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All-Access: Warriors back in the series (1:42)
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Curry: 'We're not going home!' (0:16)
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Melrose: West too strong in Stanley Cup finals (0:29)
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Briles' fall happens nearly as fast as his rise (1:58)
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Karma gets you at the Spelling Bee (0:49)
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Marine disguises himself as umpire to surprise kids (0:42)
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Stephen A.: Curry showed his heart in Game 5 win (1:21)
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18hField 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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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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Steph Curry: 'We're not going home!'
NBA 

Curry had one thing to say after making a layup late in the Warriors' Game 5 win over the Thunder.

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NBA 

Curry's no-look alley-oop pass to Bogut
NBA 

Steph Curry tossed a nice, no-look pass up to Andrew Bogut, who finished with a one-handed jam.

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Penguins back in Stanley Cup finals
NHL 

After years of falling short of expectations, Sidney Crosby and the Penguins are finally returning to the Stanley Cup finals. Renewed Pens

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NHL 

Who's going to win the Stanley Cup?
NHL 

The NHL playoffs are now down to two teams. Which one will be celebrating when it's all over? Our experts weigh in and pick who will win the 2016 Stanley Cup finals. Experts’ picks

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NHL 

A rivalry emerges at the Spelling Bee

Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga were crowned co-champs of the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee -- and not only did Nihar leave Jairam hanging for a celebratory high-five, he also did he best Dez Bryant celebration.

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Rust scores two goals in Pens' Game 7 win
NHL 

Take a look at both goals from right winger Bryan Rust in the Penguins' 2-1 win over the Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.

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NHL 

Let's remember JBJ's 29-game hit streak
MLB 

Now that his hit streak has come to an end, check out Jackie Bradley Jr. hitting in 29 straight games.

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MLB 

Harper crushes baseball into third deck
MLB 

Hitless on the season against the Cardinals, Bryce Harper took a 1-1 pitch and smashed it off of the third deck in right for a 437-foot home run.

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Marine surprises kids with umpire scheme

After a deployment in Japan, Master Sgt. Randy Brock made his way to home plate, where he donned an umpire uniform and surprised his son during his at-bat.

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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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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 

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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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry on Game 6: "It'll take all of our IQ, all of our gamesmanship and 48 great minutes for us to get a win down there."

Melrose: West too strong in final
NHL 

Barry Melrose is excited for the Penguins-Sharks final but gives the edge to San Jose after coming out of the more difficult Western Conference.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Draymond Green: "If all else fails, I'm going to fight. That's what I did, and that's going to be my mindset the rest of the series."

Bee captivates sports world on busy night

Game 5 of Warriors-Thunder and Game 7 of Penguins-Lightning weren't the only things keeping athletes' attention Thursday night. JJ Watt loved it

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Stephen A.: Warriors show a lot of heart
NBA 

Stephen A. Smith said Steph Curry's emergence in Game 5 showed that Golden State won't go down without a fight.

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Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Kerr joking about Curry: "I thought he looked, like, 91 percent"

Penguins advance to Stanley Cup final
NHL 

Bryan Rust was the hero, scoring both goals for the Penguins in a 2-1 Game 7 victory to advance Pittsburgh to the Stanley Cup final.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Warriors extend series for another game. A Game 7 back home would net the team at least $6 million in tickets, merchandise + food & beverage

NBA 

Kid has super confidence in Spelling Bee

When you clap in the face of your opponent at the Spelling Bee, you better spell the winning word correctly.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry is pounding his chest while dribbling, screaming at the crowd during the timeout. Oh, and stripping Kevin Durant and driving for a dagger layup. That's the MVP.