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After incredible win, Leicester is still a complicated place

Leicester City defied seemingly insurmountable odds to win the English Premier League this season, and the city's ancient past, deep-rooted traditions and increasingly diverse fan base make it a richly complicated place.

6hEli Saslow

LeBron the activist vs. LeBron the athlete

LeBron James' outraged response to the horrific shooting of an infant in Cleveland suggested the game's biggest star might become its loudest activist. And then he went silent. Why?


Russell Wilson: Bring Sonics back to Seattle

After a Seattle City Council vote derailed plans to building a new arena meant to lure back the NBA, Seahawks QB Russell Wilson took to Twitter to urge fans to fight to get their team back.

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Star Wars: The Starting Lineups

Creating the ultimate All-Star teams for baseball, basketball, cricket, hockey, football and soccer using Star Wars characters takes skills that are out of this galaxy. With the Force as our ally, we've tackled the challenge.

Dancing ump gets his groove on (0:22)
Thompson's splash gives Warriors first lead of the game (0:21)
11 things you undeniably missed when Kyle Lowry dropped that halfcourt buzzer-beater (1:19)
Lowry is still putting up shots postgame (0:22)
Was a crime committed against Tunsil? (1:56)
What do Steph Curry and Jalen Rose have in common? (1:43)
Metta World Peace shares thoughts on Kobe's farewell tour (1:19)
Dodgers prank Raymond the mascot (0:21)
Should the Patriots be favored to win the Super Bowl? (1:06)
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Spring a rebirth for trainer Asmussen

Spring is the season of rebirth, and never has that been more so for trainer Steve Asmussen.


Seriously, Leafs fans: Matthews is legit

John Buccigross has a serious message for Maple Leafs fans, who've been waiting 49 years for a Stanley Cup: Likely top draft pick Auston Matthews could be the second coming of Jonathan Toews. 'Better than Eichel'

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Tom Brady loves avocado ice cream

Tom Brady's diet has been a hot topic of conversation, and the Patriots QB used Facebook to tout one of his favorite foods -- avocado ice cream. 'You will love it!'

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Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez is headed to the 15-day DL with a hamstring strain. A-Rod, 40, is hitting .203 with five homers and 12 RBIs. He hurt the hamstring running to first base on Tuesday. In his place, the Yankees are calling up reliever James Pazos. Rodriguez is in the second to last season of his 10-year, $275 million contract. He is being paid $21 million this year and next.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

He's getting overlooked due to Jake Arrieta's incredible start to the season but Jon Lester has been really good as well. After throwing 5.2 shutout innings on Wednesday against the Pirates his ERA is now 1.58. He artfully escaped a bases loaded no outs jam in the fourth and had another highlight reel play in the field throwing his entire glove with the ball in it to first base. He got the out.

Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Canelo Álvarez advierte a Amir Khan: 'Ya veremos quién alecciona a quien este sábado por la noche' #CaneloKhan


Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

How much trouble are the Yankees in? A lot! How many teams made the postseason after starting 8-16 or worse in their first 24 games? Only four - if you don't count strike years: The 1914 "Miracle" Braves, 1974 Pirates, 2001 A's and last year's Rangers.

Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Tengo que ser disciplinado toda la pelea, en algunas peleas perdí el enfoque y perdí: Amir Khan #CaneloKhan



GOAL, Real Madrid! Gareth Bale's shot takes a deflection and finds the top corner! Real Madrid 1-0 Man City

Dancing ump gets his groove on

A high school baseball umpire is spotted busting out his dance moves while there was a conference at the mound.


Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors coach Dwane Casey on LeBron James already talking about facing Miami: "Our guys should take offense to that and take it to heart."

'A' for effort

An Athletics fan puts his body on the line to dive after a foul ball, but it was all for naught as the fan in front of him makes a great leaping catch.


Basketball wives learn to live overseas

Basketball wives who follow their spouses overseas want to dispel the notion that life abroad is glamorous. Instead, they face isolation, language barriers and culture shock. Far from home

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May the No. 4s be with you

Many of college football's best, including Deshaun Watson, Eddie Jackson and Luke Falk, will wear the No. 4. So for Star Wars Day, and the 2016 season, May the fours be with you. Happy Star Wars Day

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What superstars' stats could have been

What if Michael Jordan hadn't played baseball? We projected key career statistics for 10 superstars -- including Jordan, Ted Williams, Mario Lemieux and Monica Seles -- whose careers were interrupted or cut short. Unfulfilled potential


What happened when you weren't watching

Here are 11 things you undeniably missed when Kyle Lowry dropped that half-court buzzer-beater in Game 1 against the Heat.


Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Danny Ainge on the team's eight draft picks this June: "That's eight swings. Eight swings of the bat. I've got eight mulligans. Maybe we'll draft all of them and hope one of them comes out, fight it out in training camp."

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Jake Peavy continues to struggle for the Giants in a big way. In his last start, he lasted just two innings, the shortest of his career other than once leaving with an injury and once when he had an illness. The Reds hit three home runs off him in the second inning to take a 6-1 lead, with Peavy's ERA now over 9. It looks like time to insert Chris Heston into the rotation.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Tim Duncan on Game 2 loss to OKC: "it's our own fault."

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich wasn't moved by the league's admission it made mistakes at the end of Game 2 against OKC. Pop says the no-calls had zero effect on the outcome of the game.

Twellman: He's Kevin Durant, why does he have to lie?

Jemele Hill, Taylor Twellman and Reese Waters share their thoughts on Thunder forward Kevin Durant admitting to lying about his height (7 feet to the women, 6-9 in basketball).


Bernard Tomic loses handle on things

Bernard Tomic played a terrible match against Fabio Fognini and decided to end play by returning a serve with his racquet handle during his opening-round loss at the Madrid Open.


Inside the NBA's Replay Center

Most NBA plays aren't reviewable, a point brought home in Oklahoma City's wild Game 2 win in San Antonio. We go inside the league's Replay Center in Secaucus, N.J., to learn how it really works. The deciding factor

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