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Conley's return sparks Grizzlies past Warriors

Mike Conley took a gamble in coming back a week after facial surgery. It paid off in a 22-point night as Memphis dealt Golden State a stunning home loss.

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NFL draft: Player fits, grades for all 32 teams

ESPN Insider puts a bow on its 2015 draft coverage, with a team-by-team look at scouting analysis on every player and grades and favorite picks from Mel Kiper and Todd McShay.

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Hawks get even with steady habits

By sticking with the system that got them 60 wins, the Hawks pulled even with the Wizards in Game 2 of the East semifinals.

Tuesday's MLB Highlights

Betts blasts two home runs in Red Sox win (2:01)

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17hDan Rafael

What do boxing fans want next?

Fight fans got what they were waiting for, but now that Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao is over, what's next? Dan Rafael lists the bouts he wants to see sooner rather than later.

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18hJayson Stark

Five contenders facing critical questions

There is whole lot of baseball still to be played. But that doesn't mean it's too early for these five contenders -- including the Red Sox and Pirates -- to worry.

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2015 NFL Power Rankings: Post-draft

New England claimed the Lombardi trophy, but Seattle has the top spot in our offseason hierarchy.

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The ultimate draft recap

ESPN Insider puts a bow on its 2015 draft coverage, with a team-by-team look at scouting analysis on every player and grades and favorite picks from Mel Kiper and Todd McShay.

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7hMechelle Voepel

WNBA in good hands as young talent takes reins

There's a sentiment that this offseason has been nothing but bad news for the WNBA. And while stars deciding to sit out is a concern for the league, it's not a crisis.

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Big game for DeMarre Carroll in Hawks' win. He is 1st Hawks player with 6 straight 20-point games in postseason since Dominique Wilkins

OTD: The Babe's first of 714 homers
MLB 

Exactly 100 years ago today, baseball legend Babe Ruth was pitching for the Red Sox, batting 9th and facing the Yankees when he hit his first career home run -- a solo shot in the third. Oh, and he pitched 12 1/3 innings that day, too, but got the loss.

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Tiger Woods might have a new BFF. Second straight practice round with Jason Day -- and matching black hats/grey shirts/black pants, no less.

Happy 84th birthday, Willie Mays!
MLB 

The Giants great owned: 24 All-Star berths, 12 Gold Gloves, two NL MVPs, .302 career BA to go with being 4th all-time with 660 HRs. Oh, and don't forget "The Catch" in the 1954 World Series. That's not a bad career.

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Bold NHL postseason lineup changes
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Among the bold lineup changes this spring are the Rangers' "USA line" and the Blackhawks splitting up Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook. Are the new configurations paying off? Examining lineup changes (Insider)

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Johnson gives award to Scott daughters
NBA 

At last night's Sports Emmy Awards, TNT's Ernie Johnson gave his "Best Studio Host" award to Stuart Scott's daughters, who lost their father to cancer in January. Taelor and Sydni attended the event on behalf of Stuart, who earlier was honored for his service and dedication to sports media. Class act

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Alex Rios still 2 weeks away from return
MLB 

The Royals OF suffered a broken hand after being hit by a pitch April 13. Regarding a potential minor league rehab assignment, manager Ned Yost said: "It would probably be beneficial to get some at-bats, but we'll see."

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Rick Nash: Not scoring is frustrating
NHL 

The Rangers star has one goal in 8 playoff games this postseason and knows there's expectations that come with his $7.8M salary-cap hit: "The high-paid guys that are supposed to score are supposed to [score] in the playoffs." New York trails the Caps in the series 2-1.

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Conley is a difference-maker
NBA 

The Grizzlies improved to 4-0 this postseason in games Mike Conley plays. With the Game 2 loss, the Warriors now have a 69% chance to win the series, according to ESPN's BPI. Had they won Tuesday, they would have had a 92% chance.

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ICYMI: Grizzlies too much for Warriors
NBA 

Eight days after surgery to repair facial fractures, Mike Conley led all scorers with 22 points as the Grizzlies shut down the Warriors' fast-paced offense in a 97-90 win. Memphis is just the 3rd team to win in Oakland this season.

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That's one way to make your MLB debut! Angels catcher Carlos Perez hits a walk-off home run to lift L.A. over the Mariners, 5-4.

OTD: Cubs' Kerry Wood whiffs 20
MLB 

On May 6, 1998, "Kid K" struck out 20 Astros in just his fifth career major league start in what is considered one of the greatest games ever pitched. He tied Roger Clemens' record for most strikeouts in a game -- and Wood was just 20 years old at the time.

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Report: Cavs to start Tristan Thompson

Thompson will start at power forward in tonight's Game 2 and Mike Miller will move back to a reserve role. Thompson will pair with LeBron James and Timofey Mozgov in the frontcourt. Cleveland trails the Bulls in the series 1-0. (via Northeast Ohio Media Group)

Olympian plays dentist with daughter
Olympic Sports 

Decathalon gold medalist Bryan Clay found a new way to pull out a loose tooth -- and it involves a javelin.

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Minnesota to bid for CFP title game
College Football 

Gov. Mark Dayton announced Minneapolis' bid for the 2020 title game Tuesday, to be held in the new Vikings Stadium that opens in 2016. The bid will require an $8M-$12M fundraising effort, and Dayton is "very optimistic" they can make a competitive bid.

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Red Sox owner optimistic about season

Despite a disappointing 12-14 start, John Henry said before Tuesday's game he believed Boston would turn it around: "I think we've got the best team in the division. The Yankees have gotten away a little and we've gone through a bad period, but I think we'll turn it around." The Red Sox beat the Rays 2-0 later Tuesday night.

Curry donates car, to be on Wheaties box
NBA 

Steph Curry donated the car that came with the NBA MVP award to a local youth center. Said the center's CEO: "The kids have already made a thank-you video." Curry will also be featured on a Wheaties box next month. The Warriors star is "thrilled" to join many of his "childhood heroes" on the box.

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Melo Trimble invited to Steph Curry camp
Men's College Basketball 

The Maryland G received a YouTube invitation from the MVP to attend his four-day camp for 20 of the top high school and college guards. Said Curry in the video: "You and the Terps are definitely heading toward some great things, looking forward to watch y'all develop."

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Men's College Basketball 

Arum: Pacquiao welcomes rematch
Boxing 

If pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather is up for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao next year, so too is Pacquiao, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com. Arum: Why not?

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Boxing 

Steph Curry with the MVP spotlight
NBA 

Stephen Curry accepted his MVP trophy before a packed house at Oracle Arena before Game 2. Curry is one of two point guards to lead a 65-plus win team in scoring (Magic Johnson, 1986-87). (via ESPN Stats & Info)

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Backland caps off Flames comeback in OT
NHL 

Johnny Gaudreau scored the tying goal with 19.5 seconds left in the 3rd period and Mikael Backlund netted the winner in overtime to push the Flames past the Ducks in Game 3. Anaheim leads the second-round series 2-1.

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