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Rangers won't meddle with Wilson's NFL career

Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels says he believes Russell Wilson's drive would allow him to become a major leaguer, but he has no plans to interfere with the Seahawks quarterback's NFL career.

1hPierre LeBrun

Senators, down 2-0, turn to Anderson in goal

The Senators have made a goalie switch down 2-0 in their first-round series with the Canadiens, reinserting veteran Craig Anderson and benching late-season phenom Andrew Hammond.

14hNick Friedell

Rose stars in playoff return: 'Felt good, normal'

After scoring 23 points in his first playoff game in almost three years, Derrick Rose said he was grateful to be playing again and for his teammates pushing him, because "it feels good."

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5hTodd Zola

MLB tip sheets for FanDuel: April 19

Todd Zola serves up lineup advice for those playing in FanDuel daily fantasy baseball contests on April 19.


All-Access: Mayweather's mindset

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith chats with Floyd Mayweather about Mayweather's mindset and quest for a "flawless" performance against Manny Pacquiao.

SportsCenter Clips

LeBron James conversation (6:30)

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4hEamonn Brennan

Looking ahead: NC State Wolfpack

With Trevor Lacey gone, hopes of a consistently great -- or even just consistent -- campaign next season look far less likely.


Warriors win Game 1

Stephen Curry scores 34 points in the Warriors' 106-99 Game 1 win over the Pelicans.

6hBrett Okamoto

Rockhold manhandles Machida

Luke Rockhold dominated Lyoto Machida before submitting him in Round 2 in the main event of UFC on Fox in Newark, New Jersey.

10hBrian Campbell

Fonfara TKO's Chavez, hands him 1st knockdown

After getting knocked down for the first time in his career in Round 9 by light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara, a badly swollen Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. asked out of the fight.

Have You Seen?

Wagering on Winston? (6:50)



Yasiel Puig out for Dodgers

Puig was not in the lineup Friday, then he was in it Saturday. Well, he's back out again with a left hamstring injury for today's series finale vs. the Rockies.

Tie game in New York

Nicklas Backstrom found the back of the net for the Capitals, who tied Game 3 at 1-1 with 6 minutes remaining. The series is even at 1-1. Follow live

Have some mercy, Yoenis!

Saying that Yoenis Cespedes likes hitting against Chicago's Jose Quintana would be an understatement. Cespedes has 2 HRs and 6 RBIs today, improving his career numbers against Quintana to 6-for-8 with 4 HRs. The Tigers lead 7-0 in the 5th. Follow live


Brady offers to suit up if the C's need him

Tom Brady's latest Facebook post wishes the Celtics good luck as they start the playoffs today vs. the Cavs. He even commented on a user's post: "I'm ready to go if they need some hustle minutes!"

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That was the most runs in an inning by the Mets since July 2, 2013 vs. Arizona -- a seven-run seventh.

Experienced LeBron taking on Celtics

LeBron James & Co. face the Celtics today in Cleveland, and he has 158 games worth of playoff experience in his NBA career with both the Cavs and Heat -- that's 19 more than the Celtics have on their entire roster combined. Game 1 coming up live at 3 p.m. ET

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Can Islanders hold on in Game 3?

Goals are hard to find in this game, as we're almost halfway through the third period and the score remains 1-0 Islanders behind Kyle Okposo's goal. Follow live

Mets hand Harvey huge cushion

Matt Harvey does not need much run support, but New York has given it to him anyway. Ruben Tejada highlighted a 7-run fourth with a bases-clearing double and the Mets lead 7-1. Follow live


Mayweather All-Access: Floyd's closet

Rivaling your favorite department store, Floyd Mayweather's walk-in closet is a sight you will need to see to believe.


Katz runs for Jimmy V Foundation

Andy Katz on motivation for running the Boston Marathon: "We’ve all been touched by cancer in some form ... At ESPN, we lost Stuart Scott. Shelley Smith is a good friend of mine that’s battling breast cancer. I run for all of them and I’m honored to do that."

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Richards returns from serious injury

Garrett Richards was one of the most feared young SPs in MLB last year -- that is, until his season ended in August with a ruptured patellar tendon. Richards makes his first start since the injury today vs. the Astros.

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End of 2nd period: Isles 1, Caps 0

Alex Ovechkin and the Caps will carry power play time into the third period as the Islanders lead by 1 behind Kyle Okposo's goal in the second. New York has 33 shots on goal through 2, while the Caps have just 13. Follow live


OTD: Sixers-Pistons brawl, fined $162K

Twenty-five years ago today, an infamous late-game brawl broke out when Bill Laimbeer was on the receiving end of a Charles Barkley left hook. Said Laimbeer after the game: "[Barkley's] a loser. ... Nothing he says is intelligible anyway." And what of Barkley? "I won two titles tonight. I won the division title with my teammates, and I retained my undisputed heavyweight championship of the world."

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