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Root for Laremy Tunsil, who handled his draft-night tumble like a grown-up

Tunsil, the former likely No. 1 pick who dropped all the way to No. 13, didn't deserve to be humiliated on the biggest night of his young life, Ian O'Connor writes.

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Kiper: Round 1 winners and question marks

As expected, quarterbacks went 1-2 in the NFL draft. But Round 1 wasn't without a few questionable picks. Rounds 2 and 3 continue Friday (7 p.m. ET on ESPN & WatchESPN).

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Gronk's best digital dating advice

From pickup lines to security measures, Rob Gronkowski and other athletes weigh in on the best ways to approach dating in the digital age.

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McShay: Best, riskiest picks of Round 1

Todd McShay runs through his favorite picks from Round 1 of the 2016 NFL draft, along with those that come with some risk. The Cowboys' selection of Ezekiel Elliott scores high marks.

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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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Goodell defends power, citing integrity of game

Roger Goodell reiterated that he is still willing to consider changes to some areas of the discipline policy but nothing that involves what he classifies under integrity of the game.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony explains why he believes he's a better scorer than Steph Curry and LeBron James: "As an athlete, as a competitor, you're not going to say no," he said on The Dan Patrick Show. "I always have that mindset. When it comes to being on that court, I don't think anybody is better. That's my mindset." Most elite athletes have a similar mindset, so it shouldn't really surprise anyone that Anthony thinks this way. This mentality also explains why some retired players think their teams can beat the 2015-16 Warriors. Which is why we really shouldn't be shocked by it.

Round 2 mock draft: Perfect fits for each team

Steve Muench and Kevin Weidl take a shot at predicting how the second round would play out if every team was drafting purely for best fit. Second-round mock (Insider)

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NFL draftees were dressed for success
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The first round of the NFL draft featured some unique outfits, with the best example being Ezekiel Elliott's crop-top suit.

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Le Batard: Teams who passed on Tunsil were cowards

Dan Le Batard thinks it was fascinating to "watch people in the violence business run scared over nothing."

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Haywood: Hawks not better than last year
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Brendan Haywood feels Atlanta will have trouble getting one win against the Cavs in their upcoming series.

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Thumbs up, thumbs down on first round
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Our NFL Nation reporters assessed every first-round pick from Thursday night in Chicago. All 31

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SVP: No one knows who won the NFL draft
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Scott Van Pelt feels bad for guys like Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay who are supposed to weigh in, give grades and know the future of draft picks when nobody knows right now.

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Todd McShay's best available for Day 2
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Feel as if your team missed out on a draft prospect in Round 1? McShay is here to provide you a reason to be optimistic for Day 2. Starts with Jack (Insider)

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Cowboys tried to get back in 1st round to get Lynch
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Ed Werder says the Cowboys were willing to spend all of their draft picks in the first three rounds to come away with a running back and a QB who would be the heir apparent to Tony Romo.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

When first-round pick Darron Lee (Ohio State) becomes a starter for the Jets at inside linebacker, he'll line up alongside veteran David Harris, a proud Michigan alum. Inside LBs coach Mike Caldwell pointed that out to Lee soon after he was picked. "That's all water under the bridge," Lee said with a laugh. "I didn't play when he was playing so we can put all that rivalry stuff behind us. It'll be all about helping us win games."

Round 1 winners and question marks
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The Titans and Seahawks received high praise from Mel Kiper Jr. for their picks and moves around the draft board, while the 49ers' second pick was a surprise -- and a clear reach. Value picks (Insider)

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First pick in 22 years ... how to react?
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Just like Los Angeles Rams fans did when they heard QB Jared Goff's name called No. 1 overall.

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How does this NFL draft class stack up?

Jared Goff, Carson Wentz, Ezekiel Elliot, Laremy Tunsil, Keanu Neal and Laquon Treadwell already compare favorably to some well-known NFL stars.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Walkers Pie Co. in downtown Leicester made pork pies this AM to celebrate Leicester City closing in on Premier League, sold out immediately

When will Leicester win the Premier League?
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It's simple: A win over Manchester United on Sunday gives Leicester City the Premier League title. Will it happen? Vote

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

It's test time for the 14-7 Nationals, who kick off a 10-day road trip against the Cards, Royals, and Cubs. Gulp. Those three teams have combined for a .625 winning percentage, and a run differential of plus-122. That's a whopping 210 runs better than the minus-88 of Washington's first four foes.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors coach Dwane Casey: "We have to treat this like it's our Game 7. It comes down to which team comes out with will and heart and does it for 48 minutes."

Golic doesn't buy Fitzpatrick sitting out
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Mike Golic is confident Ryan Fitzpatrick will be the Jets starting QB next season even though he alledgedly would rather sit out than accept what's currently being offered to him.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Paul George knows what's on the line tonight. Before he even starts talking to the media he says: "It's a must win. It's a must win."

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raptors have a chance to win their first playoff series in 15 years tonight. "You have to stay mellow and calm but it's a big opportunity," DeMar DeRozan said.

Round 1 of NFL Draft pictures
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A crop-top suit, Bison fans and commissioner selfies were just a sampling of the best photos from the draft's opening round. Gallery

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Golic to Bradford: Be a professional
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Mike Golic says it's time that Sam Bradford gets over the fact the Eagles are not committing to him long-term.

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Tunsil didn't deserve draft-night humiliation
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The former likely No. 1 overall pick didn't deserve to be humiliated on the biggest night of his young life, writes Ian O'Connor. 'I'm a good person'

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