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2hBrando Simeo Starkey with reporting by Justin Tinsley

Floyd, Manny and the death of boxing

2hBrando Simeo Starkey with reporting by Justin Tinsley

Floyd, Manny and the death of boxing

Racial progress killed American boxing. Floyd, Manny and Al cash in on its (brief?) revival.

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5mBrett Okamoto

Jones makes court appearance; no plea given

Jon Jones appeared in court in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Tuesday for a felony first appearance, stemming from a hit-and-run the fighter was allegedly involved in Sunday.

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Caliendo: Kiper's kids combine (3:11)

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Man of Manny crafts (2:35)

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NFL Draft

Trade scenarios for Titans to consider (4:08)

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49mKeith Law

Top 25 players under 25

Mike Trout and Bryce Harper rank first and second, respectively, on Keith Law's list of the top 25 players in the majors under the age of 25.

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5hMatthew Coller

Coller: What's next for Johnny Hockey

Matthew Coller looks closer at why teams passed on Johnny Gaudreau in 2011, and what his long-term potential is with the Calgary Flames.

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Gibson receives Parkinson's diagnosis (2:13)

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6hJeff Goodman

Best and worst college-to-NBA decisions

On the day the NBA's early entry list is released to the world, Jeff Goodman looks at the best and worst college-to-NBA decisions.

SportsCenter Clips

Surreal scene in Baltimore (2:24)

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MLB postponments/moved games

This is not the first time that baseball games have been moved because of unrest:

  • 1992: The Dodgers had four games postponed in Los Angeles after the Rodney King verdict.
  • 1967: The Orioles and Tigers had a game postponed because of riots in Detroit.

Chicago prepares for "Draft Town"
NFL Draft 

After they are selected in the NFL draft, the draftees in attendance in Chicago will be ushered across the street into "Draft Town," a fan festival spread between 900,000 square feet of Grant Park and Congress Plaza. Open to the public

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NFL Draft 

Ray Lewis: Rioting is wrong
NFL 

In a message posted on Facebook, the former Ravens star asked the citizens of Baltimore to refrain from violence: "No way this could happen in our city."

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NFL 

O's-ChiSox closed to public Wednesday

Wednesday's game in Baltimore will begin at 2:05 p.m. ET but will be played in front of an empty stadium. The weekend series with the Rays has been moved to Tropicana Field. Monday's and today's games are rescheduled for a double-header May 28 in Baltimore.

No. 7 recruit commits to Kansas

Cheick Diallo told ESPN's Paul Biancardi that he felt Kansas was the best place for him: "I can earn playing time right away. I played against Joel Embiid in high school and watched his development. I need to work on a lot of things and feel Coach Self can help my game."

What to expect with Kevin Love out
NBA 

Based on his per-40 minute splits this season, expect LeBron James' scoring and usage percentage to sky rocket with Love sidelined. James had a usage percentage of 40.0 with Love off the floor this season, a mark that would have been the NBA all-time single-season record.

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NBA 

Reds mulling surgery for Homer Bailey

Manager Bryan Price said today the club is looking at several options, including surgery. Bailey went on the 15-day disabled list but will be sidelined for much longer, even if surgery isn't performed. Bailey is in the second season of a $105M, six-year contract.

Chad Ford @chadfordinsider

NBA released early entry list for NBA Draft. 91 players - 48 college/43 intl players. No big surprises. We’ll update In & Out & Top 100 soon

Jon Jones appears in court

Jones appeared in an Albuquerque, New Mexico court on Tuesday for a felony first appearance, stemming from a hit-and-run the fighter was allegedly involved in Sunday. He did not enter a plea or speak during Tuesday's court appearance. Full story

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Final: Hull City 1-0 Liverpool
Soccer 

Liverpool remained 7 points behind Manchester United for the English Premier League's final Champions League spot. Hull's win was big in its relegation race as it moved past Aston Villa into 15th place, 4 points clear of 18th-placed Sunderland.

Soccer 

Hamilton back in Rangers garb
MLB 

New Rangers OF Josh Hamilton spent today at the team's spring training facility in Arizona. The Angels traded him to Texas, where he played from 2008-2012, on Monday.

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MLB 

German powers in extra time
Soccer 

Here's the goal by Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang that tied Bayern Munich and forced extra time. The winner advances to the German national cup finals. The match can be seen on WatchESPN.

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Soccer 

He's back! Caliendo's Mel Kiper helps kids
NFL 

Mel Kiper doesn't just rank draft prospects. He drafts Girl Scout cookies, too. Thin mints No. 1?

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NFL 

McIlory has ringside seats for megafight
Boxing 

Says the golfer on the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout: "I always said if these two guys fought each other, I wouldn't miss the opportunity to go. Luckily we're somewhere close and hopefully I'm still part of this tournament at that time, but it just wasn't an opportunity that I was going to miss."

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Boxing 

Kurkjian breaks down O's options
MLB 

Said Tim Kurkjian of the White Sox and O's playing in front of an empty stadium Wednesday: "This is gonna be bizarre."

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MLB 

Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

MLB is not commenting on how it will compensate the Orioles for lost revenue. Orioles will get 100% of Rays ticket $ in Tampa as home team

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Just one elite player in the Class of 2015 remains: Jaylen Brown. No one knows where the power wing will land. Michigan, UK, KU, Cal, UNC.

Stark's worst free-agent signings
MLB 

Josh Hamilton's departure from the Angels shot him right to the top of Jayson Stark's "Worst Free-Agent Signings of All Time" list. And it was a pretty easy call, as L.A. basically ate $60M just to send him packing. Other infamous signings

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MLB 

Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

Orioles background: The Siena college men's basketball team played in front of no crowd for 9 games in 1988-89 season (measles quarantine)