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Sports Misery Index: Cleveland passes its crown

Now that the Cavs have won a championship, which city replaces Cleveland as the most tortured? Bill Barnwell unveils his Misery Index to determine the fan base that has suffered the most.

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Jemele says Knicks 'delusional' if they think Durant is coming (1:51)
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By presidential decree: Put a shirt on, J.R. (0:24)
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54mZach Lowe

Who really won the Ibaka-Oladipo trade?

Everyone thinks Oklahoma City fleeced the Magic by trading Serge Ibaka for a former No. 2 pick in Victor Oladipo, but don't pass judgment just yet.

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'The Dikembe Mutombo song' will make your day (2:25)
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Nichols: NBA must address one-and-done (2:17)
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Mom drops off Eli Apple for first day of practice (0:33)
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Valentine with an epic draft reaction (0:56)
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Umpire bloody after taking bat to the head (0:37)
Martin Laksman
1mESPN FC

How to Take a Penalty

Getting a penalty in soccer might seem like a sure-fire way to scor a goal but there's an art to it that is often missed. Those who ignore it from 12 yards our are doomed to miss. Check out our guide to understanding the mysterious ways of the spot-kick.

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Braves GM doesn't expect to trade ace Teheran

Julio Teheran is expected to be one of baseball's most coveted pitchers as the trade deadline approaches, but Braves GM John Coppolella said he doesn't think the team will trade the ace.

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Sexual assault survivor finally gets answers (4:27)
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Michael Smith proclaims Durant sweepstakes over (1:54)
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Salley: Len Bias would have been greatest ever (1:17)
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WATCH: Road to Euro 2016 knockout stage (1:46)

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose says he's highly motivated to make the playoffs with the Knicks. Carmelo Anthony will appreciate that.

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

The stage is set for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

NHL 

Tim Kavanagh Fantasy and Insider 

Maple Leafs fans outside First Niagara Center in Buffalo for the NHL draft tonight. One of them is wishing a bit harder than the other.

NHL 

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose says he's feeling healthy this summer: "I feel like something special is going to happen (this coming season)."

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Nathan Bannister, Arizona's ace senior who leads the nation in innings pitched, just suffered an arm injury in the third inning. He's done. Huge development. Wildcats lead 3-0.

Watch: Knicks introduce Derrick Rose

From the Windy City to the Big Apple. Rose is joining his new team at an introductory news conference. Watch live on ESPNews/WatchESPN

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose on free-agent Joakim Noah: "Oh, I want him... He knows that I want to play with him."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose says he's thankful that the Bulls traded him to New York. Says he feels he'll be appreciated by the fan base.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose says he comes to the Knicks with a singular focus: "I just want to win." Says he knows there will be pressure in New York.

Derrick Rose's decline in Chicago

While battling injuries since 2012-13, Rose's numbers are down from his first four seasons.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose says hearing about the trade was emotional. Says he chose No. 25 to bring his hometown of Chicago with him. It was his high school number and the number of the late Ben Wilson, a Chicago high school legend.

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Welcome to the 2016 NHL Entry Draft from First Niagara Center in Buffalo.

NHL 

Nichols: NBA must address one-and-done
NBA 

Rachel Nichols calls the NBA's one-and-done rule "stupid" and recommends that the league set the minimum age limit at 20.

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NBA 

Is Croatia The Euro 2016 Dark Horse?
Soccer 

ESPN FC's Taylor Twellman explores the force that is Ivan Perisic and analyzes his overall ability to lead the often underestimated Croatian team to a Euro 2016 final.

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Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State allowed six runs in 63 innings of NCAA postseason play before today. Arizona has scored three in 1.2 innings against freshman RH Jensen Elliott. The Cowboys just sent their entire relief corps to the bullpen. Remey Reed is throwing. Cats lead 3-0 at the College World Series. Watch on ESPN2.

Cavs get executive order: Wear your shirts
NBA 

President Obama jokes with Tyronn Lue about his newly shirtless team: "C'mon, man!"

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Should Broncos be nervous about Miller?
NFL 

With no negotiations between the Broncos and Von Miller since early June, Louis Riddick believes Denver should be very nervous about Miller's status for this season.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs manager Joe Maddon has changed up his lineup electing to lead off Jason Heyward while Kris Bryant is batting second and playing first base in place of Anthony Rizzo (back).Plus Maddon is batting his pitcher eighth while Albert Almora Jr. hits ninth. With a struggling offense Maddon has mixed things up.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics No. 3 pick Jaylen Brown: "I'm going to go to war for this city. I'm going to play passionate."

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

If Roberto Clemente, on a bike, in full uniform, doesn't make you smile, nothing will.

The Mystery of Thon Maker

The Undefeated's Jerry Bembry says Maker's advisers made a great plan by keeping him out of the NBA draft combine -- because it allowed mystery to build around his ability.

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Watch: College World Series
NCAA Men Baseball 

Only four teams remain in Omaha. If Oklahoma State beats Arizona this afternoon, it will advance to the CWS finals. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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NCAA Men Baseball 

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Count Rockets guard James Harden as someone who thinks President Barack Obama would be a great NBA owner. "He's basketball savvy," Harden said. "He loves the game of basketball so I'm sure he'll do very well." According to press secretaryJosh Earnest, President Obama expressed an interest in becoming an NBA owner and talked about being part of an ownership group for a NBA team.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

There are people in the Knicks organization who'd like to pursue Joakim Noah in free agency. And the interest seems to be mutual. People familiar with the situation say the Knicks are one team that Noah will be interested in in free agency. It will be key to find a contract that works for both sides, obviously. But Derrick Rose and Noah are close; Noah also has a good relationship with Carmelo Anthony. The Bulls center also grew up in New York and attended high school in Brooklyn. Also, for those interested in such things, Rose and Noah have been spotted in NYC together in the last 24 hours.

Is there a bright spot for Pirates?
MLB 

If Pittsburgh can manage to not fall completely out of the wild-card race, Buster Olney writes that there could be better days ahead. Favorable schedule (Insider)

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