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52mGabriele Marcotti

Marcotti: Atletico's second chance vs. Real

Two years after coming so close to the Champions League title, Atletico has a shot at revenge.


Follow live: Williams sisters advance at French Open

Serena Williams needed a second-set tiebreak while Venus was pushed to a third set, but they're both moving on in Paris. Tomas Berdych and Novak Djokovic, both on the court now, will be hoping they can say the same.

Curry inspiring young hoops fans (3:09)
Letterman will fake his death if team doesn't win Indy 500 (1:27)
Cruise around Charlotte Motor Speedway (1:41)
Sights and Sounds: LeBron, Cavs bury Raptors, advance to Finals (1:34)
Jim Brown on lacrosse: 'There's nothing like it' (1:21)
Beer can pyramids, more exciting than a baseball game (0:14)
Draymond names all players drafted before him from memory (1:46)
Cavs' news conferences filled with shenanigans (0:52)
Stephen A. not sold Cavs can win it all (1:22)
Rangers going to be cautious with Darvish (0:59)
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2dMichael J. Mooney

Yu's Year Of Magical Thinking

After surgery, scandal and a change in approach, can Yu Darvish still be the king of K's?

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3hBen Arledge

Smith at peace with infamous Stanley Cup own goal

Thirty years ago, Steve Smith became hockey's Bill Buckner when his infamous gaffe cost the Oilers a chance at a Cup. Now he's helping other young defensemen weather the ups and downs in the NHL.

Oh No!: Muddy golf and snowy cycling (0:57)
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4hBuster Olney

Olney: Red-hot Pirates are a sleeping giant

Buster Olney focuses on the 28-19 Pirates, laying out an apt analogy for the perception of the NL Central and what Pittsburgh is capable of.


Ronaldo needs career-defining moment

Cristiano Ronaldo has done plenty in his storied career, but legendary footballers are generally not remembered by numbers. Instead, they're remembered by individual moments -- and it's time for Ronaldo's, writes Michael Cox. More than stats

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Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Real Madrid's bus arrival - fans are fired up!


OTD: Barry Bonds hits 715th home run

On May 28, 2006, Bonds surpassed Babe Ruth on the all-time home runs list.


Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Fast on Thursday, fast today: Martin Truex Jr., on the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, was fastest in final practice Saturday.

Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Jamie Lannister in the house in Milan!

Gabriele Marcotti ESPN.com 

An hour to kick off... San Siro starting to fill...


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry on Russell Westbrook's snickering: "I could care less about people's opinion of me. I know what I do for my team and what my teammates expect of me on both ends of the floor."

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh is at Charlotte Motor Speedway today as part of pre-production filming for "Logan Lucky," a movie he is directing about a heist at the track. The movie, tentatively scheduled for a fall 2017 release, is set to star Channing Tatum alongside Daniel Craig, Riley Keough, Adam Driver and Seth MacFarlane.

Kurkjian: Syndergaard going to keep getting better

Tim Kurkjian says that with each start, Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a better idea of how to use his "overpowering stuff."


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry on what he called the most important game of his life: "You've got to play with confidence and expect to win, especially in this building. You've got to expect to win and play like it."

Letterman predicts team will win Indy 500

David Letterman humorously says he has every intention of faking his own death if his team doesn't win, but won't divulge the details of how.


LeBron, Cavs finish off Raptors

Check out the sights and sounds from LeBron James and the Cavaliers' victory over the Raptors in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals.


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Cornet wins the second set 6-1 over Venus Williams to force a third. First time in six meetings Cornet has won a set off Williams. #RG16

Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Beautiful day for the Champions League Final in Milan!

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Elina Svitolina on her next opponent, Serena Williams: "I think mentally I need to stay strong, stay positive, and no more junior mentality and junior tennis. It's been a big thing for me now, and I need to change something, my preparation in my game, as well. Of course I still do bad mistakes, but, you know, I cannot go further without doing mistakes."


Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Friends. For now. Outside San Siro Stadium in Milan.

Sam Strong ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina throttling Loyola after one quarter as the Tar Heels have a 9-2 lead. For reference, UNC's season high for goals is 20. Tar Heel sophomore Chris Cloutier has a hat trick. Loyola has tried man-to-man, zone and now is going to goalie Grant Limone, who began the season as the starter.

Stephen Curry inspiring young hoops fans

“Our parents wanted to be like Mike. But for us, we'd rather be like Steph."


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In 26 minutes, (12) David Goffin wins the first set against Nicolas Almagro. Kiki Bertens takes first set 6-2 over (29) Kasatkina. #RG16

Alex Perry ESPN UK Editor 

A stunning eagle at 18 rescues Scott Hend at Wentworth, but Danny Willett's weekend woes continue as a 4-over 76 sees the Masters champion down to T5. It wasn't pretty, but it sets up a fascinating final day of the BMW PGA Championship.


Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Mark Martin, selected Wednesday to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, hasn't been to a race since November 2013. Why? He explains: