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Unfulfilled potential: What superstars' stats could have been

What if Michael Jordan hadn't played baseball? We projected key career statistics for 10 superstars -- including Jordan, Jim Brown and Monica Seles -- whose careers were interrupted or cut short.

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OKC's Waiters on Spurs: 'One guy can't beat us'

LaMarcus Aldridge of the Spurs is coming off of a 41-point Game 2, but Thunder guard Dion Waiters says the San Antonio big man alone isn't enough to beat Oklahoma City.

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LeBron the activist vs. LeBron the athlete

LeBron James' outraged response to the horrific shooting of an infant in Cleveland suggested the game's biggest star might become its loudest activist. And then he went silent. Why?

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Star Wars: The Starting Lineups

Creating the ultimate All-Star teams for baseball, basketball, cricket, hockey, football and soccer using Star Wars characters takes skills that are out of this galaxy. With the Force as our ally, we've tackled the challenge.

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Penn: Cavs' 3-point prowess the answer to Golden State (2:05)
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Thompson's splash gives Warriors first lead of the game (0:21)
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11 things you undeniably missed when Kyle Lowry dropped that halfcourt buzzer-beater (1:19)
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Lowry is still putting up shots postgame (0:22)
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Was a crime committed against Tunsil? (1:56)
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Metta World Peace shares thoughts on Kobe's farewell tour (1:19)
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Dodgers prank Raymond the mascot (0:21)
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Should the Patriots be favored to win the Super Bowl? (1:06)
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Russell Wilson: Bring Sonics back to Seattle

After a Seattle City Council vote derailed plans to building a new arena meant to lure back the NBA, Seahawks QB Russell Wilson took to Twitter to urge fans to fight to get their team back.

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Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby on conference's discussion about expanding to 12 teams. "If we do nothing, we will be substantially behind a decade from now," he said, adding there have been "frank discussions" about falling behind Big Ten and SEC financially, noting "trend lines start to diverge." Doesn't mean expansion is imminent, but it must be seriously considered. "You only do nothing if you have your eyes open to what implications are," he said.

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Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Oscar swears he has confirmation that Trump has accepted his invitation and will be at Canelo vs. Khan.

Boxing 

Real Madrid dominates in 1-0 win
Soccer 

The Spanish team advanced to a record 13th European Cup final as a first half own goal ousted Manchester City.

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Soccer 

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Canelo and Khan with Oscar and Bernard.

Boxing 

Khan: Canelo will be tough, but I will prevail
Boxing 

Amir Khan believes his skill set will lead him to victory on Saturday.

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Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Face off.

Boxing 

Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

The Miami Heat issue statement moments ago announcing that Chris Bosh will not play in the playoffs, but that the sides will continue to work together to get him back on the court in the future. Bosh attended practice today in Toronto and watched film with coaches and Miami's younger players. Bosh has repeatedly declined to comment on his status. He has been sidelined with a medical condition since February. Bosh also missed the second half of last season to treat a blood clot that traveled to his lungs.

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Canelo takes podium. 'Amir Khan is a very fast elusive and tricky fighter but I'm ready. I'm honored to be opening T-Mobile.'

Boxing 

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Alex Rodriguez said he was hoping to avoid the DL, but you can't fool an MRI. "The machine doesn't lie."

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Spanish clubs have eliminated English clubs in 12 of their last 13 Champions League knockout meetings.

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Khan: I picked this fight because I believe I can beat Canelo. Says it could be his and Canelo's last fight in the United States if Trump becomes president.

Boxing 

Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Van a ver al mejor Amir Khan, él es un buen peleador pero es mi tiempo: Amir Khan #CaneloKhan

Boxing 

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Oscar says there is a reason that Manny and Floyd didn't want to fight Amir Khan, because he has so many skills.

Boxing 

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Khan trainer Virgil Hunter says Amir got into boxing to make a legacy and that it's obvious danger against Canelo but that Khan should credit for a willingness to move up two weight classes against a top fighter.

Boxing 

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

NBA tells teams it can't sell jersey ad to companies involved with: Alcohol, tobacco, gambling, politics, media company or Nike competitor.

NBA 

LeBron the activist vs. LeBron the athlete
NBA 

LeBron James' outraged response to the horrific shooting of an infant in Cleveland suggested the game's biggest star might become its loudest activist. Then he went silent. Why? Waiting For LeBron

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Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

De la Hoya me dijo que quería hacer las más grandes peleas, #CaneloKhan será un gran evento: Peter Nelson

Boxing 

Why these draft picks will likely be busts
NFL 

Jets linebacker Darron Lee leads Pro Football Focus' look at the 10 first- or second-round picks most likely to not live up to their draft position. Missing the mark (Insider)

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NFL 

Why is Kimbo Slice headlining an event?
MMA 

Just months removed from a positive steroid test in Texas, Kimbo Slice is set to headline a July 16 card in London, raising questions about how healthy the decision is for the Bellator MMA brand. PED regulation still messy

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Reds club three homers in second inning
MLB 

Brandon Phillips, Eugenio Suarez and Zack Cozart went deep in a five-run second inning against the Giants.

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Seriously, Leafs fans: Matthews is legit
NHL 

John Buccigross has a serious message for Maple Leafs fans, who've been waiting 49 years for a Stanley Cup: Likely top draft pick Auston Matthews could be the second coming of Jonathan Toews. 'Better than Eichel'

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NHL 

Tom Brady loves avocado ice cream

Tom Brady's diet has been a hot topic of conversation, and the Patriots QB used Facebook to tout one of his favorite foods: avocado ice cream. 'You will love it!'

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