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3hTom Haberstroh

Heat forward Chris Bosh thinks there's more to prove

Tom Haberstroh examines whether Heat forward Chris Bosh will ultimately become a member of the NBA's exclusive top 50 players club.

Wade: Bosh moving forward, helping as leader (0:39)
Elias Stein

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.

20mDave McMenamin

Lue calls out Barkley, defends Cavs' 3 pursuit

Cavs coach Tryonn Lue believes there's no "place in our game" for taking an opponent out -- tactics that TNT analyst Charles Barkley proposed after the Hawks fell in a 2-0 series hole Wednesday.

4hZach 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.

Stephen A.: I think Vogel got screwed over (1:35)
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3hTodd 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.

TBT: The epic pizza throw in Boston (0:54)
Highlights: Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal (2:33)
#TBT: 17 things you patently missed that time Steph Curry dribbled Chris Paul into the floor (1:30)
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W2W4: Stars vs. Blues, Game 4

The Stars were 'embarassed' by a Game 3 blowout and irked by the Blues' histrionics. Now, they need their goalies and D to step up in an increasingly testy series.

Khan, Alvarez ready to face off (0:39)
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6hChris 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.

Rays mascot KO'd by Adrian Gonzalez (0:31)
Arrieta's stats are ludicrous, and Dallas Braden can't even handle it (2:51)


Fuchs sends it through the uprights

Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs isn't letting his Premier League title get in the way of his dream of being an NFL kicker. Fuchs held a kicking session Thursday at his home with ESPN FC's Alison Bender. Chasing a dream

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Even kids are asking Flacco about his knee

As Joe Flacco continues to rehab his injured knee, even young fans have started probing the QB about his progress. Kids say the darnedest things

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors coach Dwane Casey said his team's disposition could've been more forceful at the start of Game 1. Said it needs to do a better job of staying in front of Heat point guard Goran Dragic.

Cavs set records from behind the arc

The Cavaliers hit an NBA record 25 3-pointers (18 in the first half) in last night's win over the Hawks, led by J.R. Smith's eight from downtown. Here's a quick look back at some of those threes.


Teammates turned foes headline UFC event

While Andrei Arlovski says he has moved on emotionally from an errant knee landed by teammate Alistair Overeem in 2014, he says he hasn't forgotten it entering Sunday's UFC Fight Night bout. Sparring match gone bad

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Time to start thinking fantasy football

After a Rankings Summit following the NFL draft, Matthew Berry says beware of a certain Falcons RB in 2016: "Devonta Freeman may be a one-hit wonder." Listen to Fantasy Focus

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Views from the Six

The Mullet is coming back

The Panthers announced today that they agreed to terms with 44-year-old All-Star forward Jaromir Jagr on a one-year contract. The 22-year NHL veteran led the Panthers with 66 points this season.

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Bob Harig ESPN Senior Writer 

Whenever Tiger Woods comes back, he needs to "lower his expectations,'' said Johnny Miller. The two-time major winner said during a conference call for the Players Championship that if he could give Woods advice "when he comes back, he should say I've been working really hard on my golf and it feels good in practice, but I really can't tell what I'm going to do when I tee it up. I hope to just make some cuts and build from there.'' Miller added: "Going that other route sounds heroic, but it's just so much pressure.''


Liverpool moves on to Europa League final
UEFA Europa League 

Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana turned around a 1-0 first-leg deficit with a 3-0 victory at Anfield to help Liverpool to its fourth Europa League final.

UEFA Europa League 

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

We are admittedly reading into things a little bit, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi nor Alex Rodriguez again had an update on how long he would be out. Girardi said the team wants its doctor to review the MRI of A-Rod's hamstring. A Baltimore radiologist has given the Yankees an opinion. Maybe it means little and the Yankees are just being cautious, but if the MRI caused no reason to worry, would the Yankees need to wait another day?

Stephen Piscotty gets on his horse

Check out this incredible play by Stephen Piscotty, who sprints and lays out to catch a foul ball.


Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Per ESPN/Elias: Justise Winslow and Josh Richardson have both played in each of Miami's 8 games during this year's playoffs. The only other pair of Heat rookies who played in 8 or more postseason games in one year is Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem, who played 13 playoff games in 2004.

Sevilla back in Europa League final
UEFA Europa League 

Sevilla advanced to its third straight Europa League final after a 3-1 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in the second leg of their semifinal matchup.

UEFA Europa League 

Klopp hops to the Europa League final
UEFA Europa League 

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp showed off some hops during Liverpool's 3-0 victory over Villarreal.

UEFA Europa League 

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Tattoo on track star Nick Symmonds shoulder for 2016 track season just sold on eBay for $21,800. Winner not yet known.


Americans winning on clay courts

Led by Louisa Chirico, the Americans, both men and women, are showcasing some rare clay success at the Madrid Open. Encouraging signs

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Ice, ice Brady: QB connects with Vanilla Ice

Tom Brady lit up the stage with 1990s rap star Vanilla Ice at an Under Armour event in Baltimore on Wednesday. Stop, collaborate and listen

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Way-too-early 2017 NFL mock draft
NFL 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. Who goes No. 1? (Insider)

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NFL Draft 

Justin Bieber rains down 3s at Nets facility

The pop singer showed off his long-distance prowess in his latest stop at an NBA team facility during his current world tour. Biebs from downtown

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Kiper: Early-impact rookies, Rounds 2-3

Which second- and third-rounders could produce immediately? Giants WR Sterling Shepard and Jaguars LB Myles Jack make Mel Kiper's list. Making plays early (Insider)

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NHL mock draft: Auston Matthews, then who?
NHL Draft 

Corey Pronman projects who will be picked in each slot of the first round of the 2016 NHL draft. No surprise at No. 1 (Auston Matthews to the Leafs), but there's some intrigue later. Who's after Matthews? (Insider)

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