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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.

Premature celebration costs softball team title (0:33)
The 'Purple Shirt Man' gets testy with Dwyane Wade (0:38)
WATCH: Townsend buries crucial free kick (0:56)

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.

Warren G the latest to fall victim to 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' (0:46)
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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.

Myles Jack on Jaguars: 'They got somebody who's real hungry' (1:41)
Mets make history with 12 runs in an inning (0:56)
Black cat roams the ice pregame (0:13)
Red Bulls pull off slick free kick (0:30)
Character concerns in the past for Tunsil? (2:22)
Possum invades field during baseball game (0:21)
Waste of time for Durant to return to Thunder next season? (1:47)
Portland crowd erupts when Jordan air balls free throw (0:37)
Curry hopeful of returning before May 9 target date (1:31)
Did Richardson just bite the basketball? (0:16)
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Cowboys draft Irish LB Smith despite knee injury

The Cowboys drafted Jaylon Smith on Friday in the second round, at 34th overall, despite knowing the former Irish linebacker may be out this season as he recovers from a knee injury.

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Guterding's OT goal sends Duke to ACC title game (0:26)
Ronaldog shows off crazy soccer moves (0:49)
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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.


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

Then they drafted a QB. Awkward

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Dodgers are down but not out -- yet

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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Alabama's Jarron Reed celebrated being picked by the Seahawks by tasting the rainbow. Photos

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A true showdown in conference semis

In 2012 and 2014, this was THE series of the playoffs. Now, it feels like the undercard. Zach Lowe says don't be fooled. Thunder-Spurs III

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Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

My favorite stat on Andrew Billings is this one from when he was in high school: As an offensive tackle, he had 266 pancake blocks his junior and senior years.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Had he not gone pro, DT Andrew Billings likely would've been the Preseason Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. The Bengals fourth-round pick fell much further in this draft than most expected, but Big 12 coaches would tell you he's one of the best nose tackles they'd ever seen.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals select defensive tackle Andrew Billings (Baylor) with their fourth-round pick (122nd overall). This is a great value add for them after Billings was once expected to be a first-round pick.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

The Redskins received a fifth-round pick this year (no. 152) and a fifth-round choice in 2017 from New Orleans in exchange for the Redskins' fourth-round choice, No. 120 overall.

Chris Sprow ESPN.com 

Will Fuller, Braxton Miller, Tyler Ervin. Houston adds three players who would be tough to tackle in *flag* football. Dynamic movers.

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Texans select San Jose St. RB Tyler Ervin. Bill O’Brien getting weapons for Brock Osweiler. Goes WR Fuller, C Nick Martin, WR Braxton Miller

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams adding some pass catching targets for Jared Goff with TE Tyler Higbee and WR Pharoh Cooper. Put Cooper in the slot and let him go to work.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross on OT Laremy Tunsil: "Meeting the kid, you know this is a good kid. It's going to be a great choice."

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Ole Miss has stayed relatively quiet about the Laremy Tunsil situation, but AD Ross Bjork says the a lot of progress has been made by the school during the last 36 hours of its own investigation: "We went to work immediately on Thursday night and we have made a lot of progress. The facts are way more important than speed and a public display of the process. We are working with all parties to find an answer and a resolution."

Chris Sprow ESPN.com 

Classic Bill Belichick pick in Malcolm Mitchell, a wide receiver who was once one of the top HS cornerbacks in the country, and played both ways early on at Georgia. Troy Brown, anyone?


Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

US gymnast Simone Biles, a three-time world all-around champion, will announce the Texans' fourth-round pick. She said she asked the Texans why her and they said "well it's because you're amazing!" You'll see her in Rio this summer. She gave us a trial run:


Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Regardless of picks, this Browns draft will be defined by QB Carson Wentz. The Browns had that pick and traded out of the spot. Now we see how he does in Philadelphia.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Jared Goff will get more than 45 TIMES the guaranteed $ at #1 (almost $28M) that Connor Cook at #100 will receive (little over $600K)


Mike Sando ESPN Senior Writer 

Jon Gruden told Connor Cook during the QB Camp taping that Jon's old boss, Al Davis, would have loved Cook for his arm talent. Jon referenced Derek Carr as another guy who came through QB camp and really spun it. On the flip side, Jon also referenced Jeff George, who, like Cook, takes too many chances with the ball. Interesting fit.