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1hBrett Okamoto

UFC champ Jones faces felony after hit-and-run

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is facing a felony charge in connection to a hit-and-run incident that he was allegedly involved in Sunday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Vasquez: Raptors need trash-talker like Pierce

Greivis Vasquez was weary of Paul Pierce's trash talk at the beginning of the series vs. the Wizards but after being swept, he says a talker like Pierce is exactly what the Raptors need.

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4hMike Mazzeo

Lopez's play gives Nets a fighting chance

If Brooklyn has any chance of evening the series against Atlanta -- let alone pulling off the upset -- expect a heavy dose of Brook Lopez.

NFL Draft

Players who could be drafter lower than expected (3:07)


Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Manny and Freddie's Wild Card relationship (2:43)


SportsCenter Clips

Redskins will pick up RG III's $16.2M option for 2016 (1:19)


On the Line: Struggling Contenders

It's still only April, but a trio of preseason contenders have flopped out of the gate. Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield look at whether the Nationals, Mariners and Indians have reason to be worried.

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Is Michael Andrew the next Michael Phelps?

In ESPN The Magazine's Fight for Perfection issue, Robert Sanchez writes about Michael Andrew, the controversial 16-year-old swimming sensation who is being groomed to be the next Michael Phelps.


Making The Rounds: Klitschko does it again

Brian Campbell and Dan Rafael recap Wladimir Klitschko's win over Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden and discuss which potential future challenger could end Dr. Steelhammer's near decade-long title reign.

Have You Seen?

Angels deal Hamilton to Rangers (1:56)



NFL Nation mock draft: Mariota to Titans

Look out for a trade with the No. 2 overall pick, but if the Titans ultimately don't deal it, expect them to select Marcus Mariota, reporter Paul Kuharsky predicts.


Nets coach provides keen insight on Jack

Brooklyn's Lionel Hollins has a wry sense of humor, and Nets guard Jarrett Jack is his latest target. Asked about Jack's play in the Nets' Game 3 win, Hollins quipped, "He made plays for other people. Usually, he just shoots the ball."

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Lowry not exactly praising coach Casey

At Toronto's season wrap-up news conference, PG Kyle Lowry was asked about coach Dwane Casey's future with the Raptors: "I respect Casey as a man. ... At the end of the day, like I said, it’s not my choice, it’s not my decision. ... if he's the coach, I'm a player."


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Josh Hamilton: 'I'm back home'

During a news conference, officially announcing his trade, the new Rangers OF said: " I had a lot of good memories here. ... I'm going to give everything I've got." Said GM Jon Daniels: "At the end of the day this is a pretty easy decision for us" and Hamilton is "a player we feel can be productive and help us win games."

Bucs No. 2 when it comes to No. 1 pick

The Buccaneers have the 1st pick in the NFL draft for the 5th time. In the Common Draft era (since 1967), only the Colts have made more No. 1-overall selections (6). (via ESPN Stats & Info)

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Josh Hamilton 'not completely done'

ESPN's Jerry Crasnick on SportsCenter: "The fact that [the Angels] would give him away and wind up paying most of his salary, really goes to show how frayed that relationship was at the end of his tenure there."


UCLA LB rocks the vote!

Student Danny Siegel risked his student government candidacy. He went across the middle and took a hit from Bruins' Myles Jack, who said: "If this guy can take a hit from me, he can definitely be your Gen Rep." Rep rocked!

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Raptors PG: We need more trash talk

After the Raptors were swept by Paul Pierce and the Wizards in the first round, Greivis Vasquez thinks trash talk like Pierce's is exactly what Toronto needs: "We don't have that. We're all good guys that just don't want to [trash talk]."

Angels-Hamilton -- An 'odd' relationship

ESPN's Jayson Stark on SportsCenter: "It's odd and it's uncomfortable. ... It's been odd from Day 1. The most important thing here is to step back from baseball and say let's hope that this is an opportunity for Josh Hamilton to rebuild his life."


Hoping Hamilton story ends well

Scott Van Pelt on SVP & Russillo: "Very little financial risk for Texas. The Angels just wanted out from underneath [the contract]. ... I hope that this story ends well and I just don't know how it does." Listen: Van Pelt's take

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Cashman: 'No expectations' for A-Rod

Yankees GM Brian Cashman told ESPN New York 98.7 FM today: "You've never been in a situation like this before at this age, with a year off, with the controversies. What to expect would be the unexpected."

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The league looked into a potential punch thrown by Tyson Chandler on Sunday against Dwight Howard and ruled no punch occurred.

RG III option 'just a placeholder'

ESPN's Chris Mortensen explains why the Redskins picking up Robert Griffin III's 5th-year option is not as much of a long-term commitment to the QB as it may appear.


RG III in bad company

Robert Griffin III was the 4th QB in the last 7 seasons to throw 4 or fewer touchdowns with at least 200 pass attempts in a single season.

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Absent AP wanted back by Vikings

While the Vikings returned for workouts, Adrian Peterson was missing. Said QB Teddy Bridgewater: "The guys in the locker room, we all love Adrian. But right now we have to focus on the guys who are here." Where's AP?

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Yanks GM: Fans will cheer A-Rod's 660

Brian Cashman on ESPN New York 98.7 FM: "I'm sure ... he's going to be cheered just like he gets cheered at home for every home run he hits and hopefully it'll be an impactful one that we can make count and hold up in the win column."


2015 NFL Nation mock draft

Missed the NFL Nation mock draft on ESPN? Well, you are in luck. Our 32 NFL reporters combined to predict where this year's draft class will land in the first round. See picks

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