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Best NBA teams of all time, according to Elo

Where do this season's Warriors stack up among the best teams of all time? Pretty highly. Using Elo, FiveThirtyEight ranked the top teams in NBA history and found Steph Curry & Co. are in elite company.

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Bowden: 20 MLB players likely to be traded

Jim Bowden lays out the 20 players most likely to be dealt by July 31, including a trade likeliness rating, interested teams and best fit for each guy.

MLB Highlights

Bryant extends hit streak in Cubs' win (0:43)

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21hMike Fish

OTL: Kurt Busch's ex used charity as bank

Documents show that Patricia Driscoll, in effect, used the Armed Forces Foundation as a bank to lend money for or pay various personal expenses, including bills for a private company she owns.

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Olbermann: Manning brothers, friends of David Letterman (4:19)

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Okafor's mid-interview block (0:17)

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Best of the NBA playoffs in super slow motion (1:14)
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19hJohn Clayton

Clayton: Teams that could pursue Ray Rice

Don't expect Ray Rice to be signed any time soon, John Clayton writes. But here are five teams, including the Cowboys, that could consider adding him at the start of training camp.

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Looking ahead: Arizona Wildcats

The Wildcats are losing four starters, but a solid recruiting class and plenty of depth should keep them at the top of the Pac-12.

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Kupchak: Lakers will use No. 2 pick
NBA 

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak told Colin Cowherd: "Clearly, at the top of the draft at this time, there are two bigs, and we have the second pick." Who the Lakers take depends on who is available, likely either Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor.

NBA 

Kyrie questionable for Game 2
NBA 

Dave McMenamin says while Kyrie Irving has yet to miss a game in the playoffs with a knee injury, the Cavaliers are making plans to play Game 2 against the Hawks without their star point guard.

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MLB needs to address foreign substances
MLB 

Buster Olney explains that Will Smith's substance on his arm isn't unique: "Everybody does it. That's probably not fair; probably literally not every pitcher does it … a lot of pitchers, if you look at their glove hand, they have this shiny substance on their forearm."

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Georgia's Fox signs five-year extension

Fresh off taking the Bulldogs to the NCAA tournament, Mark Fox gets a deal that extends through the 2019-20 season. He is 106-89 in six seasons in Athens. Fox: "Georgia has become my home and I'm really hopeful that this can be my home forever."

Clayton: Teams who could pursue Rice
NFL 

Don't expect Ray Rice to be signed any time soon, but there are some teams -- including the Cowboys, who have shown they're willing to take on a player's behavioral baggage -- that could consider adding him at the start of training camp. Five possible teams

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NFL 

OTD: Janet Guthrie qualifies for Indy 500
IndyCar 

On this date 38 years ago, Guthrie became the first woman to qualify for the Indy 500. "I want to thank my folks for not bringing me up thinking I couldn't do something because I was a woman," she said.

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Warriors one of the best ever
NBA 

One simple rating system ranks this year's Warriors team as the 4th-best in NBA history. There's a familiar face at the top of the list. 538: Jordan's Bulls dominate

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NBA 

CFL will give Michael Sam fair platform
CFL 

The NFL isn't happening, at least not now, not until Sam does something to change perception of his game, writes Kevin Seifert. Which is why signing with the CFL's Montreal Alouettes, as Sam did Friday, was the best and probably only move he could make. CFL success stories

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CFL 

Alouettes GM releases Sam statement

"With the signing of Michael Sam, we have become a better organization today. Not only have we added an outstanding football player, we have added even a better person that brings dignity, character, and heart to our team."

OTD: Ted Williams enlists in military
MLB 

On this date in 1942, the season after hitting .406, Williams enlisted in the U.S. Navy Air Corps to train to become a fighter pilot. He would go on to hit for the Triple Crown before missing the next three seasons while on duty.

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MLB 

Friday Night Fights airs final episode
Boxing 

Joe Tessitore reflects on the history and significance of the show during its 17-year run.

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The twisted love affair of Busch, Driscoll
NASCAR 

When Kurt Busch met Patty Driscoll and asked what she did, she told him she was a "mercenary." He didn't seem to buy it, so out came her phone, he claims, with pictures of people shot through the head in a Suburban, an unidentifiable bloody mess.

That's exciting, Busch thought. Read more

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NASCAR 

Chad Ford: Kaminsky impressed in workouts

“People talk about D'Angelo Russell and Devin Booker as the best shooters in the draft. But Kaminsky is right there with them -- if not past them. It just so happens that he stands 7-feet tall.” Workout reports (Insider)

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Joel McHale to host the ESPYS

The comedian, actor and TV personality will host the 2015 ceremony, which airs on ABC on July 15. McHale said he's "ecstatic" to be hosting: "After my stunning victory in the Iditarod this year by only using six Bichon Frises and a lamb, I think the sports world saw me as the logical host."

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Should DeMarre Carroll play on bad knee?
NBA 

Brian Windhorst said the Hawks forward shouldn't risk further injury in Game 2 while on the verge of a big contract: "Now he’s in a situation where his knee is weakened ... and I just don’t know if it’s responsible for him and his family to try to go in this situation." (via Mike & Mike)

NBA 

Active NFL players to come from CFL
CFL 

Michael Sam hopes to join this list:

  • Colts WR Duron Carter (pictured)
  • Giants OL Brett Jones
  • Browns WR Andrew Hawkins
  • Saints CB Brandon Browner
  • Dolphins DE Cameron Wake

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CFL 

Girls tackle football fills up fast

Averages 13 yards a carry. Breaks tackles and ankles. Takes big hits. Of course we're talking about 12-year-old Sam Gordon, who is now a founding member of the Utah Girls Tackle Football league. Yes, tackle football

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Kyrie Irving questionable tonight

The Cavs guard won't take part in the team's shootaround this morning in order to undergo additional evaluation. After continuing his treatment following Wednesday's game, symptoms related to his left knee tendinitis had not diminished.

Steph Curry so good, dad couldn't watch

Dell Curry told SI about the time his son dropped 63 points in a middle school game: "All these people were coming in to see what was going on, and there was so much commotion, it seemed like he was never going to stop. ... I had to get out of there. I felt bad for the other team. I couldn't watch what he was doing to those kids."

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Abby Wambach: USA is due
Soccer 

15 days away from the Women's World Cup, United States forward Abby Wambach tells espnW's Julie Foudy that she's looking forward to retirement, but still wants to win this tournament.

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