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Follow live: Sharks, Predators need double OT

James Neal scored for Nashville to tie Game 4 late in the third period, but neither team was able to close the deal in the first overtime.

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Raptors work OT to get even with Heat

Toronto got a much-needed Game 2 victory in overtime Thursday night, evening its Eastern Conference semifinal with Miami at 1-1.

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Lowry: We were the more physical team in OT (1:09)
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Dragic's three sends game to OT (0:11)
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1mCraig Custance

Bounce-back win for Stars testament to their grit

After getting blown out in Game 3, the Stars showed they have the fortitude to stay the course with a gritty Game 4 OT win over the Blues to tie the series at 2-2.

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Eakin's OT Winner ties series for Stars (0:23)
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Too many men on the ice, Stars still forget to play defense (0:26)
Elias Stein
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Quiz: Which NBA team are you?

Four strong cultures in the NBA have endured for at least a decade, writes Kevin Arnovitz: The San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets. Find out which one fits you best.

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11hZach Lowe

Lowe: Did Vogel get a fair shake?

Pacers president Larry Bird wants his team to play a certain way, and his coach couldn't deliver. Don't worry, Frank Vogel will be back and better than ever.

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Stephen A.: I think Vogel got screwed over (1:35)
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9hTodd McShay

McShay: Way-too-early 2017 NFL mock draft

Todd McShay takes a preliminary stab at predicting the picks for the 2017 NFL draft, which could feature DE Myles Garrett, RB Leonard Fournette and QB Deshaun Watson coming off the board early.

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Cotton candy guy makes great grab at Astros game (0:22)
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2hJeremy Fowler

Gin & 'Juice': Snoop ready to record with RB Bell

Snoop Dogg is ready to collaborate with Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell on a hip-hop album, provided the Steelers star's surgically repaired knee is fully mended.

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TBT: The epic pizza throw in Boston (0:54)
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Highlights: Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal (2:33)
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#TBT: 17 things you patently missed that time Steph Curry dribbled Chris Paul into the floor (1:30)
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De La Hoya: Canelo draws in the female fans (2:01)
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13hChris Wright

Shaq celebrates Northampton promotion

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal bellows his way through "We Are The Champions" to celebrate his favourite football team's promotion.

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Harbaugh vs. Leach in ex-Michigan QB home run derby (1:02)

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J.R. Smith, the 3-point king?
NBA 

Tom Haberstroh explains that it could happen.

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NBA 

Harbaugh vs. Leach in home run derby
NCAAF 

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh took on former Wolverines QB Rick Leach in a softball home run derby.

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NCAAF 

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Zobrist drove in 4 runs on Thursday helping the Cubs to a 5-2 win over the Nationals as he moved into second place on team in RBI.

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Ackley climbs wall, starts double play
MLB 

With the game tied in the ninth, Dustin Ackley made a leaping grab at the wall and caught a runner off first to force extra innings.

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MLB 

Raptors top Heat in OT to even series
NBA 

DeMar DeRozan scored 20 as Toronto outlasted Miami 96-92 to take Game 2 at home.

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#NHL17Pavelski @SanJoseSharks

Refs say the puck legally entered the net but will review if there was goaltender interference. We continue to wait...

Encarnacion drives in six runs for Jays
MLB 

Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run double and a three-run homer in the Blue Jays' 12-2 victory over the Rangers.

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MLB 

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Dexter Fowler explains why he got kicked out of Thursday's game against Nationals after striking out looking for the second time. He didn't like the strike zone of ump Vic Carapazza who tossed him.

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Cubs win showdown with Nats
MLB 

In the showdown of two first-place teams, Ben Zobrist drove in four runs and the Cubs beat the Nationals 5-2.

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MLB 

Baseball Tonight @BBTN

UPDATE: Colin Rea's no-hitter is broken up with 2 outs in 7th by single from Yoenis Céspedes. Padres still seek 1st franchise no-hitter.

San Diego Padres @Padres

The Mets get their first hit of the game on a single by Yoenis Cespedes with 2 outs in the 7th.

Bowen: Lowry can't put team on his back
NBA 

Bruce Bowen says Toronto's role players need to continue to show up like they did in Game 2 to take the scoring load off Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan.

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Get this cotton candy man a mitt
MLB 

A vendor selling cotton candy at the Astros game made a nice little snag in the stands.

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Too many men on ice, Stars still let in goal
NHL 

The Stars ended up with six skaters on the ice and still gave up a breakaway goal to Vladimir Tarasenko.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors coach Dwane Casey on Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan missing 30 shots combined but still winning: "We'll take it."

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Robinson Cano continues to crush, especially with runners on base. He lines a three-run double off the base of Tal's Hill to give the Mariners a 6-3 lead in the ninth. That's 30 RBIs in 28 games.

Eakin's OT winner ties series for Stars
NHL 

Cody Eakin scored 2:58 into overtime, giving the Stars a 3-2 win and evening their second-round series with the Blues at 2-2.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors PG Kyle Lowry is the first player in the shot clock era with nine straight playoff games shooting under 40 percent while taking 10 or more shots (via ESPN Stats & Info). Lowry did come through with a pair of huge mid-range jumpers late in regulation in Game 2.