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Cavs enjoy 3-for-all in Game 2 rout of Hawks

Add a record 25 3-pointers Wednesday night to Cleveland's perfect postseason, as the ever-more-confident Cavaliers routed the Hawks to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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Cavs destroy NBA 3-point records (2:28)
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LeBron: We're proud to hold 3-point records (2:00)
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Hornqvist scores the OT winner for Penguins (0:35)
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Did Hank Gathers' death impact Heat's decision on Bosh? (2:06)
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1hChris 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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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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Rays mascot KO'd by Adrian Gonzalez (0:31)
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Khan, Alvarez ready to face off (0:39)
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Ahmed needs a better place to keep his sunflower seeds (0:29)
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Ortiz hits go-ahead homer for Red Sox (0:22)
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Wilbon: Cubs can get 110-118 wins (1:47)
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Dancing ump gets his groove on (0:22)
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Dickerson was offered a new home, $50,000 during recruitment (1:22)
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Highlights: Real Madrid 1-0 over Manchester City (1:33)
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11 things you undeniably missed when Kyle Lowry dropped that halfcourt buzzer-beater (1:19)
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11hMarc Stein

Sources: Rockets interviewed D'Antoni for job

The Rockets have interviewed former head coach Mike D'Antoni for their vacant position, and interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff has withdrawn his name from contention, according to sources.

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OKC's Waiters on Spurs: 'One guy can't beat us'

LaMarcus Aldridge of the Spurs is coming off of a 41-point Game 2, but Thunder guard Dion Waiters says the San Antonio big man alone isn't enough to beat Oklahoma City.

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NHL mock draft: Auston Matthews, then who?

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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Mock draft: What if 76ers pick 1st and 4th?
NBA Draft 

Should the 76ers take Ben Simmons No. 1? What if they get the Lakers' pick, too? And how does the rest of the top 10 shake out? Philly's on the clock. Mock draft (Insider)

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NBA Draft 

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. Who goes No. 1? (Insider)

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Kevin McHale has withdrawn from consideration for the Sacramento Kings' coaching vacancy, according to league sources.

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Softball pitcher inks $1 million contract

Monica Abbott is the best softball pitcher in the world and she has a groundbreaking contract from the Scrap Yard Dawgs to prove it. Million-dollar arm

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Saints QB chased NFL dream to Germany and back
NFL 

Griffin Neal didn't know what lay ahead when he went to play semi-pro football in Germany. And he certainly couldn't have foreseen the chain of events that ended with him landing an NFL contract. Achtung Baby

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Lost And Found In Russia
WNBA 

Unlikely comrades Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner play overseas for the money. As it turns out, they also simplify their lives. 'I can be disconnected'

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Las Vegas Raiders? Owner is serious
NFL 

There are still several hurdles to be cleared, but the Raiders' fascination with Las Vegas is no passing fancy. It's in the cards

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Mike Muscala's head sets up Cavs 3-pointer
NBA 

It was that type of night for Atlanta, as Cleveland set an NBA record with 25 triples.

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Adrian Gonzalez KO's Rays mascot
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The Dodgers got the best of Raymond for the second night in a row.

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Texas A&M assistant's tweets cause uproar
NCAAF 

Soon after ESPN 300 quarterback Tate Martell decommitted from Texas A&M via Twitter, Aggies receivers coach Aaron Moorehead tweeted about "loyalty." Then came the fallout. Another recruit gone

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Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Mo Spirit, trained by Bob Baffert, on the track for his Thursday morning work. Cold and dreary today. Forecast is better for weekend, fortunately.

Did Gathers' death impact Heat's decision?
NBA 

Michael Wilbon believes there is a correlation between Heat coach Erik Spoelstra being on the court when Hank Gathers died to Miami's decision to sit Chris Bosh for the remainder of the playoffs.

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American football is growing worldwide
NFL 

American football has gone global, with the sport growing one big dude at a time in some markets. What does that mean for the league? Worldwide reach

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Hornqvist nets OT winner for Penguins
NHL 

Patric Hornqvist pounced on a loose puck to give Pittsburgh the victory in Game 4 and a 3-1 series lead over the Capitals.

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Is Chris Bosh a Hall of Famer?
NBA 

Mike & Mike say yes, based off Bosh's 10 All-Star teams and multiple NBA championships.

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Lester throws glove and ball ... again
MLB 

Last season, Cubs pitcher Jon Lester struggled to retrieve the ball from his glove and threw the entire glove with the ball inside to Anthony Rizzo for the out. On Wednesday, the two connected again on almost the same play.

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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

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Cristiano Ronaldo tries to dunk ...
UEFA Champions League 

In the middle of a Champions League semifinal.

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Cavaliers destroy NBA 3-point record
NBA 

Cleveland put on a clinic from downtown, setting an NBA record with 25 3s.

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MLB ? @mlb

Not to burst your bubble, but …

Bernard Tomic loses handle on things
Tennis 

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.

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'We've come to win the league!'
Soccer 

Leicester City defied seemingly insurmountable odds to win the Premier League, adding to this city's ancient past, deep-rooted traditions and increasingly diverse fan base, Wright Thompson writes. Complicated place

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