6hTodd McShay

McShay: Most improved teams after draft

The 2016 NFL draft is in the books. Which teams did the best job of improving their rosters? Todd McShay highlights the six franchises that made the most of their picks.

The 16 things you missed in a ridiculous Thunder-Spurs ending (1:35)

We expected better: Top 25 of unfulfilled potential

ESPN.com presents the top 25 cases of unfulfilled potential in sports history. Some of the athletes who made the list squandered their prodigious talent; others were slowed or stopped by injury. All left us wanting more.

The potential cast for 'Space Jam 2' (0:32)
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3mJames Walker

HOF coach Shula hospitalized, expected to be OK

Former Miami Dolphins Hall of Fame coach Don Shula was hospitalized for two medical conditions but is expecting a good recovery, his wife said in a statement Tuesday.

All-Access Warriors-Trail Blazers Game 1 (1:37)
Stephen A. doubts LeBron joining the Lakers (1:28)
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4hDarren Rovell

Source: Harper signs historic Under Armour deal

Bryce Harper has signed a 10-year extension with Under Armour that is believed to be the largest endorsement deal in history for a baseball player, a source with knowledge of the deal told ESPN.

Ref's Perspective: Final play from Thunder-Spurs Game 2 (2:28)
(NEW) 30 for 30 Shorts: Gonzo @ the Derby (13:02)
Barkley predicts Thunder will advance past Spurs (1:01)
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9hPierre LeBrun

Caps-Pens is taking a sour turn

Pittsburgh took a 2-1 lead over the Caps in a series that has a constant undercurrent of hate. And while we all love tough, emotional, physical hockey, this needs to be reined in.

Windhorst: Heat believe it's too dangerous to play Bosh (1:38)
100-year-old sprinter sets world record (0:24)
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5hMark Hodgkinson

Hodgkinson: Novak Djokovic the co-GOAT?

Novak Djokovic has six fewer Grand Slam titles than Roger Federer, but one of the game's foremost luminaries says the Serb should be considered the co-greatest of all time.

Homemade Hero: Carlos Correa's path to MLB Stardom (6:41)
3hJeff Legwold

Sanchez: Broncos' QB pick a vote of confidence

Mark Sanchez isn't threatened by the Broncos' selection of Paxton Lynch in the NFL draft. Instead, he sees the selection as a vote of confidence in himself as the team's No. 1 quarterback.

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Pens' Letang draws 1-game playoff suspension

The NHL suspended the Penguins' Kris Letang for one game after the defenseman was called for interference following his hit on the Capitals' Marcus Johansson on Monday.

The Barnyard Buddies (0:37)
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4hRyan McGee

Power Rankings: Wreckin' is racin'?

Talladega was a wreck-fest, but it was an interesting one. How do you rank drivers headed into Kansas? Ryan McGee likes Kyle Busch in this week's wreck of a Sprint Cup Power Rankings.

Kevin Durant is the NBA's next villain (2:15)
Real Street 2016 starts May 4 (1:16)


James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Dolphins HOF coach Don Shula has been admitted to the hospital but is expecting a speedy recovery, according to a statement from wife Mary Anne Shula. "Coach Shula has been admitted to the hospital due to fluid retention and sleep apnea," Mary Anne Shula said. "The family is looking for a speedy recovery."

McShay: Most improved teams after draft

Todd McShay says Jacksonville and Chicago are among six franchises that made the most of their picks in the NFL draft after selecting Jalen Ramsey (fifth overall to the Jags) and Leonard Floyd (ninth overall to the Bears). Story (Insider)


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Jordan Spieth, facing questions from the media for the first time since his collapse at the Masters: "The 2016 Masters will always come back up. It will always come back up…I'm not taking it very hard. I've got ladies in grocery stores coming up there, putting their hand on me, going, 'really praying for you. How are you doing?' I'm like, my dog didn't die. I'm doing okay. I'll survive. It happens. Again, unfortunate timing. I laugh about it now, I really do."


Sprint Cup Power Rankings

Ryan McGee ranks the top 20 drivers of the Sprint Cup season with Kyle Busch moving into the No. 1 spot this week. Find out how far last week's No. 1, Carl Edwards, fell and where your favorite driver ranks. Power rankings

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Rankings: Canelo Alvarez faces Amir Khan

Middleweight champ Canelo Alvarez will have to fight Gennady Golovkin sooner rather than later to decide who's the best in the division. In the meantime, Canelo meets Amir Khan on Saturday. Rankings: Golovkin waits

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Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Será difícil noquear a Canelo pero trataré de darle una lección de boxeo: Amir Khan #CaneloKhan


DE on Aaron Rodgers: 'He's too arrogant'

While Lamarr Houston admits Aaron Rodgers is a great competitor he also said, "the whole championship belt thing kind of gets on my nerve." Not a fan

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

As if Manny Machado weren't already doing enough, now he's the captain of the Orioles infield. The AL's Player of the Month is starting at shortstop tonight, Baltimore's first game since J.J. Hardy went to the DL with a broken foot.


The untold story of Steven Adams

The Thunder big man starts fights, eats pig testicles and has no problem crushing your grandma at bingo. Seven feet of not giving a crap

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David Ortiz will play himself and reenact his famous Boston Marathon Bombing speech for "Patriots Day" movie: es.pn/24wayqM


GOAL, Bayern! Robert Lewandowski heads into the empty net! They need one more! Bayern 2-1 Atletico (agg. 2-2)

Odell Beckham Jr. poses with Beyonce

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. spent some time with Beyonce and other music stars in New York on Monday night. OBJ and Beyonce

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GOAL, Atletico Madrid! Antoine Griezmann gets behind the defence and fires past Manuel Neuer! Bayern 1-1 Atletico (agg. 1-2)

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor coach Art Briles said he expects QB Seth Russell to be completely cleared for contact around the first of June. Russell suffered a season-ending neck injury in October last season.

Barnwell: Resetting the NFL trade market

Sam Bradford and Colin Kaepernick are among several key players who could get traded over the next few months. But will they? We shall see

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Players now, coaches later?

Many players are described as coaches on the field. The college football players on our top 25 teams have the leadership skills, mental makeup and some even have the bloodlines to one day be head coaches. Future head coaches

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Cubs lead the way in April All-Stars

Players have hot streaks throughout a season. David Schoenfield looks back at the first month of the season and chooses his April All-Stars, because everybody starts from zero. All-Stars

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GOAL, Bayern Munich! Xabi Alonso sends his free kick through the wall and into the net! Bayern Munich 1-0 Atletico Madrid (agg. 1-1)

Artist depicts NBA playoffs second round

French comic artist Asur Misoa followed up her first-round effort with another batch of artwork representing the second-round NBA playoff matchups. See the renditions

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Bale's growing influence for Real Madrid

While the 2015-16 season has been somewhat of a stop-start campaign for Gareth Bale, his goal output has been stellar and his importance has never been greater for Real Madrid. Story

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