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Warriors find a way back to Oklahoma City

Steph Curry scored 31 points and the defending champions won Game 5 to stay alive and extend the Western Conference finals. Golden State still trails OKC 3-2.

Curry shouts 'we're not going home' after layup (0:16)
Curry shakes and bakes by Durant for the layup (0:15)
Melrose: West too strong in Stanley Cup final (0:29)
Briles' fall happens nearly as fast as his rise (1:58)
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MVP Curry, LeBron highlight All-NBA First Team

Stephen Curry (unanimous selection), LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and DeAndre Jordan have made the All-NBA First Team, the league announced Thursday.

Marine disguises himself as umpire to surprise kids (0:42)
Stephen A.: Curry showed his heart in Game 5 win (1:21)
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Biggest upcoming roster decision for all 32 NFL teams

Will Le'Veon Bell's knee injury affect his new contract with Pittsburgh? Will Washington lock up Kirk Cousins or wait it out? Field Yates sizes up the key looming decision for every team.

Surfer's incredible feat lands top play (2:46)
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Yu's Year Of Magical Thinking

It's been 20 months since Yu Darvish's last major league start. With Tommy John surgery, personal scandal and a change in approach now in the rearview mirror, can he still be the King of K's?

13 things you indisputably missed when LeBron mowed down the Raps for that and-one layup (1:12)

Source: Odor's suspension reduced to 7 games

Major League Baseball will reduce Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor's eight-game suspension for punching Jose Bautista to seven games, according to ESPN's Jayson Stark and multiple reports.

Six-month-old baby on water skis will blow your mind (0:40)


Jennie Finch ready to make history

USA Softball legend Jennie Finch will be the first woman to manage a men's team when she serves as guest manager for the Bridgeport Bluefish, an independent baseball team that plays in the Atlantic League, this weekend. History-maker

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Innocuous tweet sets off epic thread

A simple Panthers tweet trumpeting their depth at wide receiver somehow turned into a lengthy exchange of GIFs with the Bears' Twitter account. And it all ended when Carolina coach Ron Rivera got involved. Social media battle

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Two men wrestle for Texas home run ball

Kacy Clemens smacked a solo homer during Texas' rout of Baylor, and two grown men both really, really wanted that ball.


Who's going to win the Stanley Cup?

The NHL playoffs are now down to two teams. Which one will be celebrating when it's all over? Our experts weigh in and pick who will win the 2016 Stanley Cup finals. Experts’ picks

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Steph Curry on Game 6: "It'll take all of our IQ, all of our gamesmanship and 48 great minutes for us to get a win down there."

Melrose: West too strong in final

Barry Melrose is excited for the Penguins-Sharks final but gives the edge to San Jose after coming out of the more difficult Western Conference.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Draymond Green: "If all else fails, I'm going to fight. That's what I did, and that's going to be my mindset the rest of the series."

Bee captivates sports world on busy night

Game 5 of Warriors-Thunder and Game 7 of Penguins-Lightning weren't the only things keeping athletes' attention Thursday night. JJ Watt loved it

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Stephen A.: Warriors show a lot of heart

Stephen A. Smith said Steph Curry's emergence in Game 5 showed that Golden State won't go down without a fight.


Steph Curry: 'We're not going home!'

Curry had one thing to say after making a layup late in the Warriors' Game 5 win over the Thunder.


Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Kerr joking about Curry: "I thought he looked, like, 91 percent"

Curry's no-look alley-oop pass to Bogut

Steph Curry tossed a nice, no-look pass up to Andrew Bogut, who finished with a one-handed jam.


A rivalry emerges at the Spelling Bee

Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga were crowned co-champs of the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee -- and not only did Nihar leave Jairam hanging for a celebratory high-five, he also did he best Dez Bryant celebration.


Penguins advance to Stanley Cup final

Bryan Rust was the hero, scoring both goals for the Penguins in a 2-1 Game 7 victory to advance Pittsburgh to the Stanley Cup final.


Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Warriors extend series for another game. A Game 7 back home would net the team at least $6 million in tickets, merchandise + food & beverage


Kid has super confidence in Spelling Bee

When you clap in the face of your opponent at the Spelling Bee, you better spell the winning word correctly.


Harper crushes baseball into third deck

Hitless on the season against the Cardinals, Bryce Harper took a 1-1 pitch and smashed it off of the third deck in right for a 437-foot home run.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry is pounding his chest while dribbling, screaming at the crowd during the timeout. Oh, and stripping Kevin Durant and driving for a dagger layup. That's the MVP.

Rust scores two goals in Pens' Game 7 win

Take a look at both goals from right winger Bryan Rust in the Penguins' 2-1 win over the Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.


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Pittsburgh is 1st team to touch the Conference Final Trophy since 2010 Flyers. However, Penguins touched trophy in 2009 & won Stanley Cup.


FULL TIME: Franco Jara scored for Pachuca to give them a slight 1-0 edge vs. Monterrey after the first leg of the Liga MX playoff finals.

Amy Goldstein ESPN Editor 

Nihar Janga is believed to be one of the youngest Scripps National Spelling Bee champions. The fifth-grader, who some called The Machine, won the competition in his first try.