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NFL draft: Follow every Round 2 pick

The Cowboys and Jaguars chose potential athleticism over uncertainty. Dallas selected Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith 34th overall and three picks later Jacksonville added UCLA LB Myles Jack, both overcoming knee injuries. Watch it all live on ESPN2 & WatchESPN.

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Jets fans boo Hackenberg pick (0:19)
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DeRozan goes up high for the putback slam (0:09)
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Heat, Hornets back-to-back blocks (0:10)
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How Derrick Henry will impact Titans' running game (0:53)
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Warren G's interesting rendition of 'Take Me Out To The Ballgame' (0:46)
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Waste of time for Durant to return to Thunder next season? (1:47)
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Ronaldog shows off crazy soccer moves (0:49)
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Red Bulls pull off slick free kick (0:30)
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Skip: Cowboys got next Emmitt Smith (1:39)
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Papelbon's reaction to Harper something to read into? (1:58)
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This is SportsCenter: Ortiz breaks in Yankees cap (0:30)
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Golic to Bradford: Be a professional (0:55)
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Van Gundy: Drummond 'open' to underhand FTs

After the worst free throw shooting season in NBA history, Pistons center Andre Drummond is willing to consider shooting free throws underhanded, according to coach Stan Van Gundy.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors coach Dwane Casey went with his Game 5 small lineup to start the fourth. 6-0 Pacers run and a 13-point Toronto deficit.

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Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Uh oh. Bengals pick Tyler Boyd, a Pennsylvania native and Pitt standout: "I was always a Steelers fan." But now, "I'm going to sacrifice my body for the team that drafted me." Says he has pics of him as a kid wearing an old Hines Ward jersey. He's all about Bengals now.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Panthers' picks through Round 2: 1. Vernon Butler, DT, Louisiana Tech, 30th overall pick 2. James Bradberry, CB, Samford, 62nd overall pick. Carolina's next pick is No. 93 in the third round.

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Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints double-dip from Ohio State in Round 2. They took safety Vonn Bell with the 61st pick after trading up with the Patriots. Back to defense, which is their biggest need. ESPN's Mel Kiper loves his coverage skills for a safety -- and said he could conceivably play cornerback.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Pacers 71 Raptors 64 end 3. Indiana outscored Toronto 31-20 in the quarter. Toronto is 6-for-22 from 3-point range and shooting 36.1 percent. Cory Joseph has 13 points off the bench.

Last five picks of NFL draft
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  • 57. Colts: T.J. Green (S) Clemson
  • 58. Steelers: Sean Davis (S) Maryland
  • 59. Bucs: Roberto Aguayo (K) FSU
  • 60. Patriots: Cyrus Jones (CB) Alabama
  • 61. Saints: Vonn Bell (S) Ohio St.
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Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Patriots select Alabama CB Cyrus Jones with the No. 60 pick, then trade No. 61. Jones was identified as a "favorite five" option for the team entering the draft. He is a high-intangibles prospect who factors into the return game.

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Seahawks second-round pick Jarran Reed will carry the Skittles torch from Marshawn Lynch. "It was crazy because I was chewing on the Skittles when I got called," he said during a FaceTime interview with the media. "And I was just thinking like, 'Man, Marshawn loves the Skittles.'" Reed flashed the candy wrapper to the camera as he walked to the podium in Chicago.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

With starting CBs Malcolm Butler and Logan Ryan entering the final year of their contracts, Patriots going defense at No. 60.

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

PKs in the second round aren't that abnormal. There was Mike Nugent in 2005. And Jason Hanson in 1992. And Chip Lohmiller in 1988. And John Lee in 1986. Basically once a decade or so. Bold move for the Bucs.

Field Yates @FieldYates

Roberto Aguayo just became the first kicker drafted in the top 2 rounds since the Jets took Mike Nugent in the 2nd round in 2005.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Patriots are on the clock with back to back picks at No. 60'and 61.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Halftime score: Heat 59, Hornets 50. Funny how things turn out. After saying before the game how much their offensive outbursts in Games 1 and 2 were an aberration, Joe Johnson and the Miami Heat had their most prolific half in a week. Miami shot 60 percent in the half. They finished no better than 42 percent in any of the three previous games they lost after taking a 2-0 series lead. Luol Deng with 16 points and Dwyane Wade with 13 to lead Miami.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

If the Jets re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick or another veteran of his ilk, it means the Jets will have four quarterbacks. Can't keep 'em all. Obviously, they don't have much faith in Geno Smith or Bryce Petty. Christian Hackenberg becomes the new golden child.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Zimmer has said the Vikings won't make a habit of adding short cornerbacks, so it will be interesting to hear what drew the Vikings to the 5-foot-10 Mackensie Alexander, their second-round pick out of Clemson. Alexander is seen as a physical, competitive corner, but at just 190 pounds, he's going to have to learn how to handle big outside receivers.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

At No. 55, the Bengals pick WR Tyler Boyd (Pitt). With so many of the receivers off the board, this selection made perfect sense. They had to go after a wideout there and they got him. Maybe look on the defensive line in Round 3.

Chris Fallica ESPN Staff Writer 

Su'A Cravens 53rd overall to Redskins. 1st time since 2002 the 1st USC player chosen is outside the Top 50. Of course in 2002 USC won the Orange Bowl, then won the National Title in 2003 and 2004

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Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Entering Game 6 tonight, Dwyane Wade said his team needed to strike a balance between playing with urgency and also avoiding putting too much pressure on themselves in a potential elimination game. So far, they've managed that balancing act to relative perfection. Hassan Whiteside blocking shots, Wade and Luol Deng scoring and rookies Josh Richardson and Justise Winslow playing with confidence. Heat take largest lead on Richardson 3-pointer at 44-38 midway through second quarter.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

New Falcons LB Deion Jones, from New Orleans, told me his father is a diehard Saints fan and would have to accept him being drafted by the Falcons. "He'll get over it," Jones said of his father. "He won't have a choice."

When you're a Jet, you get booed right away
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Jets fans weren't happy with the selection of QB Christian Hackenberg in the second round of the NFL draft.

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Heat, Hornets go for back-to-back blocks
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Miami's Josh Richardson got it started and Charlotte's Cody Zeller got in on the fun with yet another monster block on consecutive plays. Hornets-Heat is live on ESPN, WatchESPN.

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