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NFL draft: Follow every pick live

QB Connor Cook is finally off the board, going to Oakland with the 100th pick. Track every pick with real-time reaction. Watch Round 5 live on ESPN & WatchESPN.

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The 'Purple Shirt Man' gets testy with Dwyane Wade (0:38)
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A-Rod gifts HR bat to young fan at Fenway

Alex Rodriguez gave his bat to a young Red Sox fan, reportedly at Fenway Park to honor his late father, after hitting a home run in Friday's game between the historic rivals.

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Warren G the latest to fall victim to 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' (0:46)
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Leddy, Boychuk buoying Isles

Nick Leddy hoisted a Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks in 2013. Johnny Boychuk won it with the Bruins in 2011. Now they're trying to accomplish hockey's ultimate goal again as Islanders teammates.

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Myles Jack on Jaguars: 'They got somebody who's real hungry' (1:41)
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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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Roberto Aguayo quiere emular éxito de Raúl Allegre

De padres mexicanos, el pateador de Florida State Seminoles probará suerte en el Draft 2016 con las credenciales de ser uno de los mejores pateadores univeristarios que se han visto en muchos años.

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Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears used their fifth-round pick (150) on Indiana RB Jordan Howard. Chicago prefers the running back-by-committee approach. Howard is expected to compete with Ka'Deem Carey and Jacquizz Rodgers for playing time behind Jeremy Langford. Remember, Langford is a former fourth-round pick. There is precedent here for Howard to have a major impact in the Bears' backfield.

Dolphins owner on Tunsil: 'He's a really good kid'
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Stephen Ross gave his stamp of approval on his team's first round pick Saturday. Confident in his character

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Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

With the 149th pick, the Giants select UCLA running back Paul Perkins, known as a quick-cutting runner who can catch the ball. Not a bell-cow type, but can fill a role as part of a RB committee, which you know the Giants like.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors G DeMar DeRozan: "It's time to experience a new feeling that this franchise hasn't had in a while." Says Game 7 is like "life or death" and losing it two years ago "sucks."

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Second round is starting tonight, at home. I'm sure the atmosphere will be crazy tonight at the arena with the best fans in the NBA!

Pick-and-roll could be key for OKC
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Oklahoma City has been successful against San Antonio when Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook operate in the pick-and-roll. How will the Spurs respond defensively? Kawhi the key

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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

How did linebacker Blake Martinez have a Packers hat on immediately after the Packers picked him in the fourth round?: "My dad bought every hat he could possibly find of all 32 teams just in case," Martinez said. "So he was ready."

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

With their fifth round pick, the Ravens select Grand Valley State defensive end Matt Judon. He's a small school player who led all of college football with 20 sacks.

Stein: Warriors believe Curry will return in next series
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Marc Stein says Golden State is a confident team without Steph Curry and it thinks it can handle Portland without him.

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Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Wide receiver Demarcus Robinson was picked by the Chiefs despite numerous suspensions at Florida, most for failed drug tests early in his collegiate career. Chiefs scout Ryne Nutt on Robinson: "We feel like he's matured. We feel like he's gotten humbled. Just the growth in the kid kind of sold itself . . . Teammates loved this kid. This is a kid that's going to come in and he's going to do anything you ask. He's going to work his butt off. He's not a diva. He doesn't demand football."

Jay Adamczyk Jayski.com 

Chase Elliott captured the pole for the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway with a speed of 192.661mph. It is his 2nd career pole. Austin Dillon will start 2nd, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3rd. Josh Wise was the only driver to not qualify.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Paul George says he'll probably give a little speech to his teammates before Game 7. As a group, Pacers seem to be excited about opportunity. "That's the motivation right there," George said. "It's win or go home."

ICYMI: Warren G fails to regulate
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The rapper became the latest celebrity to botch "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field.

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Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Doug Whaley says Cardale Jones' "floor" is a "solid No. 2." Whaley likes the upside of Jones in what he notes is essentially a fifth-round pick (the final selection of the fourth round).

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Doug Whaley says Cardale Jones will begin his Bills career as their No. 3 QB. Whaley believes Jones has "a lot of work" to be franchise QB but has the talent to get there.

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Ready for Game 2 between the Lightning and Islanders.

Stein: Walton sees Lakers as his dream job
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Marc Stein says at his core, Luke Walton is a Laker after spending 8-plus seasons there as a player.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors G Kyle Lowry says Game 7 is like the Super Bowl -- win or go home. "Whatever happened from Games 1-6 doesn't matter."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bills have selected QB Cardale Jones with the final pick of the fourth round, No. 139. Doug Whaley said Buffalo was a good possibility to add a QB on Day 3. They did. Jones is a project who could compete for the No. 2 job with EJ Manuel this summer.

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

The Patriots and Dolphins have struck a rare AFC East draft-day trade. Patriots move into the fifth round (147) in exchange for two sixth-rounders (196, 204) and one seventh-rounder (250). This could be the spot that the Patriots eye Navy QB/RB/WR Keenan Reynolds.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have their quarterback, selecting Missisissippi State's Dak Prescott with the 135th pick in the draft. He is the first quarterback the Cowboys have drafted since taking Stephen McGee in the fourth round of the 2009 draft. The Cowboys did extensive work on Prescott leading up to the draft and had him at Valley Ranch for a pre-draft visit.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints' new DT David Onyemata is from Nigeria and never played football until he moved to Canada in 2011. Said he tried out for the team later that year because he wanted something to do in his free time -- then fell in love with the game.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals fourth-rounder Andrew Billings says he squatted 805 pounds in college once, and has also benched a rep at 605 pounds before. Wow. Wow. Wow.

Mark Sanchez visited the Broncos' draft party
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Then they drafted a QB. Awkward

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Dodgers are down but not out -- yet
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The offense is struggling and the bullpen isn't doing much better. The result? L.A. has lost five straight at home -- its longest home losing streak since May 2013. Still tied for first in NL West

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