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Thunder keeping Game 2 competitive

Oklahoma City started strong in Game 2 and leads San Antonio. But what was once a double-digit lead had strunk to three at halftime.

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Cavaliers close out Game 1 win over Hawks

Cleveland let an 18-point lead disappear in Game 1 of its Eastern Conference semifinal against Atlanta but finished strong Monday night behind LeBron James (25 points, nine assists, seven rebounds) to remain unbeaten in this year's playoffs.

James throws down the huge flush (0:18)
Fans celebrate Leicester's wild title-clinching weekend (1:08)
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Penguins fend off Caps for 2-1 series lead

Patric Hornqvist and Tom Kuhnhackl scored in the first period, and Carl Hagelin lit the lamp in the second period as the Penguins defeated the Capitals to take a 2-1 series lead.

Murray saves the game for Penguins (1:34)
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Pacers president Bird unsure of Vogel's future

Pacers president Larry Bird told The Indianapolis Star that he isn't sure what's going to happen with coach Frank Vogel, following the team's playoff exit, and said there is no decision timeline.

Stephen A.: If Durant leaves OKC, he should sign with Heat (1:56)
Kevin Durant is the NBA's next villain (2:15)
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Sanchez: Broncos' QB pick a vote of confidence

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

Mets go deep three times in first inning (1:18)
Undrafted LB Eric Striker makes emotional speech to family (1:17)
Leaf: Seeing Manziel is like looking in a mirror (1:24)
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Diary of Myles Thomas: 'Urban and Eddie'

In today's installment of our 1927 Yankees diary, Myles Thomas describes the unique relationship between a pitcher with a terminal heart condition and a team mascot whose journey to the majors can only be described as Dickensian.

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Hockey eyes Hispanic fans for growth

In the not-so-distant future, a hockey stick and a puck might be as common a sight in a Hispanic kid's room as a soccer ball or baseball bat.

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Browns rookie OL watched draft at St. Jude's

Cleveland Browns rookie Shon Coleman took his draft-night party to a special place, watching his own selection at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital with the patients.

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D-backs GM: Miller feeling pressure of big trade

Shelby Miller has found it hard to win after a month with the Diamondbacks. GM Dave Stewart believes the righty is putting too much pressure on himself after a big trade brought him to Arizona.

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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James on Kyle Korver being held to one shot attempt: "We have a scouting report and we followed that scouting report for 48 minutes"

Leicester City celebrates its EPL title
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Defender Christian Fuchs captured Leicester's reaction after Tottenham's draw with Chelsea gave the Foxes the Premier League title.

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Current Kings assistant coach Corliss Williamson, I'm told, will also receive a formal interview for Sacramento's vacancy.


Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Sacramento will interview Mark Jackson and Jeff Hornacek this week in addition to David Blatt and Patrick Ewing, according to league sources


Scott glides to rim off Schroder's dish

Dennis Schroder's no-look pass gave Mike Scott a wide-open lane to the bucket.


Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

The Thunder showed a positive response to a second quarter Spurs run to bounce back and lead 56-53 at half. Westbrook ran the show with 18 and 7 assists, with Durant shaking loose for 13. The Thunder talked about showing resolve. It'll be a long second half, but they've at least shown they can hang with the Spurs.

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I don't think Serge Ibaka has been dominated like this since Dirk lit him up in 2011. LaMarcus Aldridge is getting whatever he wants.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Once up 88-87 with 4:28 to go, Atlanta missed six straight shots, turned the ball over three times and surrendered two key offensive rebounds before scoring a meaningless basket in final 18 seconds. Hawks blew a chance to put pressure on Cavs, coming off eight-day layoff.

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GOT HIM! Nomar Mazara doing it ALL.


Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

VIDEO: Bartolo Colon reacts to earning career win No. 220, which passes Pedro Martinez for sole possession of second among Dominican-born pitchers. Juan Marichal ranks first at 243.


James throws down the huge flush

Good defense led to great offense as LeBron James and Kyrie Irving ran the give-and-go to perfection.


Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Spurs have the depth and versatility on the roster that Pop has an answer for just about anything an opponent throws at his squad.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Thunder led 29-21 after a quarter, a 31-point turnaround from Game 1. But the Spurs open with back-to-back 3s to start the second quarter and suddenly that very good first quarter is nearly wiped out.

Sandoval expected to miss entire season

Tim Kurkjian says the left shoulder injury that will keep Pablo Sandoval out could be a blessing if he's able to work on his weight issue.


Fans celebrate Leicester's wild weekend
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From Sunday's draw at Old Trafford to Tottenham's draw with Chelsea, the fans of Leicester City celebrate the Foxes' improbable Premier League championship.

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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Cleveland's 10-point halftime lead cut it in half and then some going into the 4th Q, up 74-70. LeBron 20p 7a 4r; Love 13p on 4-of-16 8r; Kyrie 12p on 5-of-14 7a; Tristan 7p 12r; J.R. 9p 3r 3a; Jefferson 8p in 7 minutes.

Katie Strang ESPN.com 

It appears that Tigers ace Justin Verlander is engaged to longtime girlfriend, actress and supermodel Kate Upton. Upton showed off a massive sparkler on the red carpet of the 2016 Met Gala in NYC. Upton told E! News that Verlander proposed before the start of the 2016 season but the couple has kept the news hush-hush up until now.

LeBron's plans for 'Space Jam 2'

Brian Windhorst gives the latest on a possible sequel to "Space Jam": "LeBron is preparing to do this role ... but it's not a done deal."


Leicester title costs sportsbooks $11.4M
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Leicester City's title odds made them 119 times more unlikely than Buster Douglas beating Mike Tyson in 1991 (42-1) and five times more unlikely than the U.S. hockey team beating the Russians with the "Miracle on Ice" and going on to win gold at the 1980 Olympics. Officials with three of the largest bookmakers in England told ESPN they collectively will lose $11.4 million as a result. Story

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