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Will Blazers beat Warriors without Curry?

Will Damian Lillard and the Blazers beat a Golden State team without Stephen Curry? Our 5-on-5 crew forecasts the Warriors-Blazers series.

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Leicester City title on hold

Leicester City's Barclays Premier League championship will have to wait at least another day after the Foxes drew 1-1 with Manchester United.

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Morgan and Simpson reflect on draw (1:40)
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McShay: Best draft pick for all 32 teams

Jarran Reed: steal. Ezekiel Elliott: star. Jack Conklin: stud. Todd McShay goes team-by-team, identifying his favorite draft pick for every franchise.

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Dearth of quality starting quarterbacks in NFL (1:09)
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POTUS: Kobe and a mic drop (0:20)
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Mayweather hints at coming out of retirement

Floyd Mayweather still is happily retired but admitted to having comeback talks with CBS and Showtime and said the numbers being floated for his return would have to be "upwards of nine figures."

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Spurs drop 43 on Thunder in first quarter (1:44)
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Berto gets revenge on Ortiz with KO (1:13)
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11hScott Burnside

Transformed Penguins keeping cool around Capitals

These aren't your daddy's pliable Penguins. No, what we're seeing as they tied up the second-round series against the Capitals is a gritty team that makes you work extra hard for your money.

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Brooks Orpik delivers a controversial hit (0:25)
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Eagles fan boos Wentz (0:15)
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Stanton annihilates another baseball (0:31)
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Manute Bol's 6-foot-11 son's between-the-legs dunk (0:23)
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Phillips makes nice behind-the-back throw, dabs afterwards (0:33)
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Kipnis steals the Phillie Phanatic's ATV (0:22)
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Scooby celebrates by jumping into the pool (0:16)
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18hMike Rodak

Bills pick Listenbee: I'm fastest player in NFL

Kolby Listenbee, a wide receiver and a four-time All-American in track at TCU who was drafted in the sixth round by the Bills, believes he's the fastest player in the NFL.

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McShay: Cardale Jones an all-time QB project for Bills (0:34)
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NFL draft: A day with Laquon Treadwell

Laquon Treadwell takes ESPN behind the scenes to one of the biggest nights of his young life, the 2016 NFL draft. The former Ole Miss wide receiver was picked by the Minnesota Vikings with the 23rd overall pick, and has officially begun his NFL career.

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Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Nic Batum is in uniform and going through pregame stretches. Both he and Spencer Hawes are active.

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Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Tony Parker said the biggest key for Game 2 is to keep up the energy because he believes "it's human nature" to have somewhat of a letdown after such a strong performance in Game 1.

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ESPN FC @ESPNFC

Sadio Mané pokes home after Virgil van Dijk hits the bar! Southampton 3-1 Manchester City

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

A perfect Sunday morning here in L.A. where the Dodgers will try to avoid a not-so-perfect winless seven-game homestand.

Tom Haberstroh ESPN Staff Writer 

Pregame scene before Game 7 in Miami: Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lin getting up shots; GM Rich Cho sitting with Nic Batum, whom Steve Clifford said is not nearly 100%; Frank Kaminsky watching film on a MacBook with asst coach Pat Delany; Spencer Hawes (strained MCL) working out with strength coaches and trainers; thousands of "HEART" t-shirts for attendees on edge.

McShay: Best draft pick for all 32 teams
NFL 

Jarran Reed: steal. Ezekiel Elliott: star. Jack Conklin: stud. Todd McShay goes team-by-team, identifying his favorite draft pick for all 32. McShay's favorites (Insider)

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Melrose: Orpik should be suspended
NHL 

Barry Melrose says Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik's hit to the head on Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta was "over the line."

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ESPN FC @ESPNFC

HT: Southampton 2-1 Manchester City Kelechi Iheanacho scores just before the break and #MCFC are right back in it.

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Heat rookie guard Josh Richardson (bruised shoulder) is cleared to play in Game 7 tonight against Charlotte. "I knew off the bat nothing would keep me out of Game 7."

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Mayweather leaves door open for return
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Almost a year after his superfight with Manny Pacquiao, former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather hinted that he may come out of retirement. "Right now I'm happy being on this side, but I've been talking with CBS and Showtime and you just never know," Mayweather said on Showtime after attending a fight in Washington. Story

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Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Will "Amelia" be the car to beat today at Talladega? Dale Earnhardt Jr. won with the base chassis of this car he named "Amelia" a year ago at Talladega and finished second with it in October. The damage on it from Daytona forced the team to re-do much of the body and other parts at the front of the car. Earnhardt was happy with it in practice but truly won't know if it is as good as it was until the race today. He starts third.

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

It is an iconic front row for the Geico 500 today at Talladega Superspeedway as the No. 24 car – formerly Jeff Gordon, now Chase Elliott – is on the pole and the No. 3 car that Dale Earnhardt Sr. made famous now driven by Austin Dillon joins Elliott on the front row. Elliott also started on the pole for the Daytona 500 but a crash ruined the rookie's day and he finished 40 laps down in 37th.

POTUS: 'Obama out'
NBA 

President Barack Obama pulled a Kobe during his speech at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

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Durant not in sharing mood after Game 1
NBA 

Kevin Durant was asked how he felt after getting blown out by the Spurs, and he started his response by simply saying: "I'm not telling you.”

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Sadio Mané slots home to double the lead! A wonderful assist from Dusan Tadic. Southampton 2-0 Manchester City

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Spencer Hawes has been upgraded to questionable for Game 7. Hawes missed Game 6 with with a sprained MCL in his right knee.

Wright hilariously messes with camera
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Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright wasn't on the mound Saturday, so his way of staying entertained was to make faces at the TV camera.

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Bol Bol dunks between the legs with ease

Manute Bol's son Bol Bol nabs a steal on defense then takes it all the way by himself for a between-the-legs dunk. Reminder: He's 6-foot-11.

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Brandon Phillips goes behind the back
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And then dabbed after the nifty toss.

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Which teams will survive Game 7?
NBA 

Hornets or Heat? Pacers or Raptors? Our panel of experts give their predictions on which teams will advance to the conference semifinals as well as who will move on to the conference finals. Forecast

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Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Clifford says he thinks Nicolas Batum will play. They'll make the official decision after warmups, but 7, 8 minutes a half is in play.

Boehringer excited to be drafted by Vikings
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German WR Moritz Boehringer fell in love with football by watching highlight tapes of Adrian Peterson. Now they are teammates.

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