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1hWright Thompson

After incredible win, Leicester is still a complicated place

Leicester City defied seemingly insurmountable odds to win the English Premier League this season, and the city's ancient past, deep-rooted traditions and increasingly diverse fan base make it a richly complicated place.

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LeBron the activist vs. LeBron the athlete

LeBron James' outraged response to the horrific shooting of an infant in Cleveland suggested the game's biggest star might become its loudest activist. And then he went silent. Why?

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Russell Wilson: Bring Sonics back to Seattle

After a Seattle City Council vote derailed plans to building a new arena meant to lure back the NBA, Seahawks QB Russell Wilson took to Twitter to urge fans to fight to get their team back.

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Thompson's splash gives Warriors first lead of the game (0:21)
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11 things you undeniably missed when Kyle Lowry dropped that halfcourt buzzer-beater (1:19)
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Lowry is still putting up shots postgame (0:22)
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Was a crime committed against Tunsil? (1:56)
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Dancing ump gets his groove on (0:22)
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Metta World Peace shares thoughts on Kobe's farewell tour (1:19)
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23mSimon Curtis

Man City just one step from history

Real Madrid are not a frequent opponent for Man City, who face what might be the most important game in their history. Until the next one.

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Dodgers prank Raymond the mascot (0:21)
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Should the Patriots be favored to win the Super Bowl? (1:06)
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The potential cast for 'Space Jam 2' (0:32)
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What do Steph Curry and Jalen Rose have in common? (1:43)
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Weber's rocket goes top shelf (0:23)
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Samardzija gets so mad he breaks his bat over his knee (0:23)

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Basketball wives learn to live overseas

Basketball wives who follow their spouses overseas want to dispel the notion that life abroad is glamorous. Instead, they face isolation, language barriers and culture shock. Far from home

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May the No. 4s be with you
NCAAF 

Many of college football's best, including Deshaun Watson, Eddie Jackson and Luke Falk, will wear the No. 4. So for Star Wars Day, and the 2016 season, May the fours be with you. Happy Star Wars Day

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NCAAF 

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

ESPN

What happened when you weren't watching
NBA 

Here are 11 things you undeniably missed when Kyle Lowry dropped that half-court buzzer-beater in Game 1 against the Heat.

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NBA 

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Danny Ainge on the team's eight draft picks this June: "That's eight swings. Eight swings of the bat. I've got eight mulligans. Maybe we'll draft all of them and hope one of them comes out, fight it out in training camp."

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Jake Peavy continues to struggle for the Giants in a big way. In his last start, he lasted just two innings, the shortest of his career other than once leaving with an injury and once when he had an illness. The Reds hit three home runs off him in the second inning to take a 6-1 lead, with Peavy's ERA now over 9. It looks like time to insert Chris Heston into the rotation.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Tim Duncan on Game 2 loss to OKC: "it's our own fault."

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich wasn't moved by the league's admission it made mistakes at the end of Game 2 against OKC. Pop says the no-calls had zero effect on the outcome of the game.

Twellman: He's Kevin Durant, why does he have to lie?
NBA 

Jemele Hill, Taylor Twellman and Reese Waters share their thoughts on Thunder forward Kevin Durant admitting to lying about his height (7 feet to the women, 6-9 in basketball).

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NBA 

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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Tennis 

Inside the NBA's Replay Center
NBA 

Most NBA plays aren't reviewable, a point brought home in Oklahoma City's wild Game 2 win in San Antonio. We go inside the league's Replay Center in Secaucus, N.J., to learn how it really works. The deciding factor

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NBA 

Mark Sanchez starts over in Denver

Mark Sanchez finds himself trying to be a leader while also fitting into the Broncos' Super Bowl-winning system in his first season in Denver. Winning friends and influencing people

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Odds against a Tiger return in near future
Golf 

With all the uncertainty about how soon Tiger Woods might return, one thing is for sure: The seriousness of his most recent surgery should tell us how significant a setback he truly faced. Lower expectations for Tiger

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Golf 

OTL: More PED busts coming from MLB
MLB 

MLB is expected to announce in the next few days that another player has tested positive for the steroid Turinabol, which was common in the 1970s, a source told Outside the Lines. More steroid busts coming

MLB 

Khan no longer golden boy of Brit boxing
Boxing 

Despite fighting with courage and being more accomplished than many of his British countrymen, Amir Khan has become a bit of an outsider in his homeland entering Saturday's Canelo Alvarez fight. Yesterday's news?

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Boxing 

Look good = play good = pay good
MLB 

Former Twins center fielder Torii Hunter was so insistent that his shoes remain spotless that if they got dirty during a game, he'd head back into the clubhouse to clean them.

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'A' for effort
MLB 

An Athletics fan puts his body on the line to dive after a foul ball, but it was all for naught as the fan in front of him makes a great leaping catch.

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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James neither confirmed nor denied the chance of him starring in Space Jam 2 when asked on Wednesday: "I have a great team that's handling my affairs off the course. Ever since I signed with Warner Bros., we've been looking to do some things and figure out some things that best fit both sides. My team is handling that, and I'm not going to take my focus off what my job is right now and that's being in the postseason right now."

Eagles' QB problem arises from flawed plan

The Eagles' QB situation would be very similar to the one they had in 1999 under Andy Reid, if not for Sam Bradford's contract extension. Bradford's contract snafu

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Pacers president Larry Bird is holding a press conference on Thursday at noon EST, the team announced. The guess here is that he'll address the status of head coach Frank Vogel. If Vogel is let go, it will be interesting to see if Phil Jackson pursues Vogel for the Knicks' vacancy.

Is this the end for Marc-Andre Fleury?
NHL 

The breakout performance of Penguins rookie goalie Matt Murray this postseason might mean that Marc-Andre Fleury's days in Pittsburgh are numbered. Could Murray's success cost Fleury?

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NHL 

Tuesday's longest home runs

Joc Pederson's power was on display Tuesday, as the Dodgers outfielder led the way with a 438-foot shot off Rays starter Matt Moore. Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich fell a foot short of equaling Pederson's blast.

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Bob Harig ESPN Senior Writer 

Rory McIlroy is 27 years old today but he's already been a pro golfer for nearly 9 years. On the PGA Tour alone, he has won 11 times (four major championships) and amassed nearly $30-million in official prize money. He has another 12 victories on the European Tour. McIlroy defends his title this week at the Wells Fargo Championship.

Golf 

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

On the backside at Churchill Downs. Morning work is done and things are quieting down.