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NBA Finals crucial to LeBron's legacy (1:39)
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Riley Curry denies dad a kiss (0:30)
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Q&A with the Cup keeper

For 28 years, Phil Pritchard, the keeper of the Stanley Cup, has squired the coolest trophy in sports around the world, from war zones to the bottom of Mario Lemieux's pool. Since the Cup can't talk, we asked Pritchard to spill some of Stanley's secrets.

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What impact would raising the strike zone really have?

Major League Baseball is talking about raising the bottom of the strike zone. But what impact would that really have on the game? Jayson Stark tries to answer that question and more.

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All-Access: Warriors complete epic comeback to reach NBA Finals (1:59)
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Jalen & Jacoby cannot condone the Mayweather/McGregor fight flyer (2:25)
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#CopaRank: The top 25 players

With the 2016 Copa America Centenario set to kick off on June 3, ESPN FC decided to rank the top 25 players involved this summer. It's #CopaRank.

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How Missouri students and football players fought racial injustice (58:30)
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Ginormous gator on Florida golf course

If you're an avid golfer who has ventured to Florida, you have probably seen your share of alligators on the links. But probably none this big ...

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Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods wanted to call and tell him he wasn't playing. "He asked for my cell phone, but I never have it on anyway."

Golf 

WWII veteran throws first pitch
MLB 

U.S. Navy 2nd Class Petty Officer Burke Waldron, 92, fired the first pitch out before the Mariners' game on Memorial Day.

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Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, a Cleveland native, said he attended two Cavaliers home games during the recent Eastern Conference finals against Toronto. Asked about the Cavs' chances of winning the NBA title, Kelce said, "As a Cleveland fan, you can't put too much hope in that." Told he sounded like a true Cleveland fan, Kelce said, "I've got this thing down pat."

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

No a bad place to spend the day. Villanova meets President Obama in an hour.

100 predictions for the NFL season
NFL 

We're 100 days away from the NFL coming back, so ESPN's NFL reporters compiled predictions that will shape the 2016 season. Check them out

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Riley Curry denies dad a kiss
NBA 

The MVP was triumphant in Game 7 of the conference finals, but Steph Curry couldn't get a kiss from daughter Riley after the game.

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Stolen basketball hoop? Cop to the rescue

When six-year-old Penelope's hoop got stolen, a police officer was able to restore her joy. Check it out

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Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

The Los Angeles Rams are holding their organized team activities about 30 minutes north of here in Oxnard but they will be setting up shop here in Thousand Oaks for their in season training facility. Construction crews at Cal Lutheran are hard at work today in anticipation of the team's August arrival.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Walking over to the White House. Villanova meets President Obama at 4

Durant starts thinking about free agency
NBA 

Thunder forward Kevin Durant has started to think about his pending free agency, telling ESPN's Chris Broussard on Tuesday morning that he has several decisions to make and will sit down with those close to him to decide what he wants to do. Story

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Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Jack Nicklaus is currently holding court at his annual Memorial Tournament press conference. Asked about the current trio of Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, he praised their games before offering, "I think we have more good players today than we've ever had in the game of golf."

Golf 

Uni Watch: Panthers to unveil new uniforms
NHL 

Aaron Ekblad, Steven Kampfer, Shawn Thornton and Vincent Trocheck will model the Panthers' next-generation jerseys at the official unveiling on June 2 at the BB&T Center. A new look

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Renfro: 'I don't view myself as a hero'
NCAAF 

Washington WR Isaiah Renfro explains why he decided to quit football in order to deal with his depression issues.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

There has been no official decision to place David Wright on the DL yet, but in-the-know people expect that to occur before Tuesday's game. Wright has a herniated disk in his neck.

Brian Windhorst ESPN Senior Writer 

LeBron James on being the underdog against Warriors: "It's not my concern. I don't get involved in all of that. Underdog, overdog, whatever the case may be. It's stupidity."

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy -- the three top-ranked golfers in the world -- are all playing this week's Memorial Tournament, fresh off wins in their last starts. There was some thought that the PGA Tour would group them together, but that's only the case for two of them in the first two rounds. Spieth and McIlroy will be joined by Justin Thomas at 8:26 a.m. ET on Thursday, while Day will play alongside Jim Furyk and defending champion David Lingmerth, beginning at 1:16 p.m.

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Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

UFC women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate will give the command to start engines prior to the Sprint Cup race June 12 at Michigan International Speedway. Tate is popular in the NASCAR world as she is represented by NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick's management agency.

Splash Bros. find new ways to surprise us
NBA 

The 73-win Warriors reaching the NBA Finals shouldn't defy expectations. And yet Golden State's wild playoff ride has done so, making the latest Oracle celebration the sweetest yet. Keeps us on our toes

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NBA 

10 questions with the Keeper of the Cup
NHL 

For 28 years, Phil Pritchard has squired the coolest trophy in sports around the world, from war zones to the bottom of Mario Lemieux's pool. Since the Cup can't talk, we asked Pritchard to spill some of Stanley's secrets. Nuggets

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NHL 

Source: Thurmond to retire from NFL
NFL 

After six NFL seasons, former Eagles, Giants and Seahawks DB Walter Thurmond is retiring at the age of 28, a source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter. Thurman has told people close to him that he doesn't want to play football any longer, and wants to pursue other opportunities.

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Butera with Gatorade bath fail
MLB 

Royals catcher Drew Butera looked to drench Eric Hosmer after a 6-2 win over the Rays. It didn't go as planned.

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College player dunks from behind foul line
NCAAM 

Colby College's Pat Dickert, who stands at 6-foot-2, took off from behind the free throw line to jam it home.

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