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1hZach Lowe

Lowe: What to watch for in Spurs-Thunder, Game 3

We've seen a blowout and 13.5 seconds of chaos, so what will we get out of the next round in this semifinal heavyweight fight out West?

Shelburne: Durant rejection would be heartbreaking for OKC fans (1:41)
Oakley defends taking shot at Barkley (2:32)
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Yankees place Sabathia (groin) on 15-day DL

Yankees starter CC Sabathia is headed to the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin after throwing seven scoreless innings against the Orioles on Wednesday.

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2hFootball Outsiders staff

Biggest remaining holes for all 32 teams

The Colts still need depth behind RB Frank Gore, and the Bucs could use a receiver opposite Mike Evans. Football Outsiders analyzes the biggest post-draft needs for every team.

Ohio State recruit decommits for surprising reason (1:36)
Harbaugh vs. Leach in ex-Michigan QB home run derby (1:02)
Altuve delivers on HR promise to sick fan (1:43)
Cotton candy guy makes great grab at Astros game (0:22)
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3hTom Friend

Invictus Games: Lauren Montoya wasn't going to be beaten

Lauren Montoya went from the front lines in Afghanistan to a Texas hospital to amputate her leg. Undeterred, she started training for the Invictus Games, and ultimately to be fit for duty again.

'Story Time with Ozzie Guillen' premieres Tuesday, May 10th (0:17)
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3hJim Caple

Tough love: Taijuan Walker's mom brings the heat

When Taijuan Walker's mom, Nellie Garcia, a cancer survivor, texts her praise -- or criticism -- of his work on the mound, the Mariners pitcher takes his mother's words to heart.

Gremio U-14 scores amazing scorpion kick goal (0:16)
Kyrgios has flash of genius with tweener lob (0:36)
Max Kellerman: "Canelo still has to prove himself" (3:25)
Martin Laksman

Leicester's Premier League heroes

Leicester City have won the Premier League after a remarkable season that began with them 5000-1 outsiders and predicted by many to be relegated. We look at the players, who made a seemingly impossible dream come true.

How the 1970 Kentucky Derby forever changed sports journalism (13:02)
Elias Stein

Quiz: Which NBA team are you?

Four strong cultures in the NBA have endured for at least a decade, writes Kevin Arnovitz: The San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets. Find out which one fits you best.

Let's celebrate Willie Mays' birthday with 'The Catch' (0:20)


Altuve makes good on home run promise

The Astros' Jose Altuve promised a young fan with terminal cancer he would hit a home run Thursday against the Mariners -- and he delivered.


Betting guide for the Kentucky Derby

Nyquist is the morning-line favorite, but his times aren't fast compared to past Derby winners, and there are questions about whether he can get it done at the classic distance of 1.25 miles at Churchill Downs. Betting guide (Insider)

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Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

All is quiet in the MGM Grand media center ahead of Saturday's Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan middleweight championship bout in Las Vegas. The two fighters will weigh in today outside the brand new T-Mobile Arena at 5:30 p.m. ET.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs INF Tommy La Stella has doubled his career HR total already this year hitting his second of the season on Friday off former Cy Young winner Max Scherzer. La Stella has been a find off the bench for Joe Maddon after an injury plagued year in 2015. He's hitting .357 after the second inning homer.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Strange But True: The Nationals have 3 starters in the NL top 10 in ERA. None of them are named Stephen Strasburg or Max Scherzer

Faker, Blank and SKT's MSI woes

When it all goes wrong, who's to blame? Tyler "Fionn" Erzberger takes a look at SK Telecom's Mid-Season Invitational problems and points to the jungle. The beauty isn't there

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Annie Apple: Giants made great choice

The mother of first-round pick Eli Apple isn't worried about stealing the spotlight.


Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Martin Truex Jr. topped the speed chart in final practice Friday at Kansas. Fellow Toyota drivers Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin were second and third. Jimmie Johnson broke up the Toyota party as he was fourth with Kyle Busch fifth. Drivers will qualify late this afternoon for the race Saturday.

Pressure on OKC to keep Durant

Royce Young says the stakes in the current Thunder-Spurs series are even higher, as Kevin Durant could be choosing between the teams this summer.


Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Zac Blair was disqualified from the Wells Fargo Championship today for -- you never would've guessed this -- hitting himself in the head with his putter. After missing a putt on the fifth hole, Blair hit himself in frustration. He continued using the putter, but later found it had bent slightly, making it a non-conforming club. Later on Twitter, he took responsibility for the mishap, which led to one of the strangest DQs in recent memory.


Kentucky Derby notes to know
Horse Racing 

Chris Fallica doesn't think Nyquist will like running a long distance -- and the horse didn't get any help with its post position, either. Full notes

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Horse Racing 

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

As if the last place Yankees don't have enough problems, starter CC Sabathia is joining Alex Rodriguez on the disabled list. Sabathia has a strained left groin. Sabathia pitched his best game of the year on Wednesday, throwing seven scoreless innings against the Orioles to snap a six-game Yankee losing streak. Sabathia will likely be replaced by Ivan Nova in the rotation. Reliever Phil Coke is being called up from Triple-A.

Schoenfield: Time to think about trading Trout?

David Schoenfield says the Angels are hamstrung by the rest of their mediocre team and a weak minor league system. Who could get him?

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Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Jimmie Johnson has headed back on the track for practice without the team needing to change the engine after an issue earlier in the session at Kansas.

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Jimmie Johnson revs the motor about 10 minutes after it appeared the motor began spinning backward as he finished a lap earlier in practice at Kansas. Johnson would have to start at the rear of the field Saturday if the team has to change an engine.

Kyrgios' through-the-legs lob is perfect

Nick Kyrgios chased the ball down and kept the volley going with this shot vs. Kei Nishikori in the Madrid Open quarterfinals.


How to bet Canelo-Khan

Boxing handicapper Johnny Wilds explains why Amir Khan, a 4-to-1 underdog, can pull off the upset against Canelo Alvarez. Best bets (Insider)

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Unrecognized Ohio State recruit decommits

Bruce Judson said he decommitted from the Buckeyes after Urban Meyer didn't recognize him in a hallway.


Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens' Keenan Reynolds said he had no updates on whether the Navy will allow him to play this season.


Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Giants set up for the Justin Tuck sendoff.

Daugherty: Toronto should have lost Game 2

Brad Daugherty says the Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas needs to touch the basketball more following his Game 2 performance.


American Pharoah dominates Derby week
Horse Racing 

A Triple Crown run galvanized interest in horse racing last year. What will happen to that momentum if a Kentucky Derby horse fails to reach similar heights? Following a legend

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Horse Racing 

2016 fantasy football rankings

After two days of heated debate, our team of fantasy experts put together lists for all the crucial positions heading into the next fantasy football season. Rankings