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Opponents not respecting LeBron's jumper -- for good reason

LeBron James is struggling to shoot from outside, and opponents know it. He's adjusted by letting Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving share more of the scoring load.

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Stephen A.: If Durant leaves OKC, he should sign with Heat (1:56)
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Kevin Durant is the NBA's Next Villain (2:15)
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Undrafted linebacker makes emotional speech to family (1:17)
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Leaf: Seeing Manziel is like looking in a mirror (1:24)
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Hockey eyes Hispanic fans for growth

In the not-so-distant future, a hockey stick and a puck might be as common a sight in a Hispanic kid's room as a soccer ball or baseball bat.

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Henderson and Varejao ejected after tempers flare (1:09)
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Drake fired up after Raptors' 3-pointer (0:19)
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2hPat McManamon

Browns rookie OL watched draft at St. Jude's

Cleveland Browns rookie Shon Coleman took his draft-night party to a special place, watching his own selection at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital with the patients.

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D-backs GM: Miller feeling pressure of big trade

Shelby Miller has found it hard to win after a month with the Diamondbacks. GM Dave Stewart believes the righty is putting too much pressure on himself after a big trade brought him to Arizona.

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No need for Curry to rush back (1:38)
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Young fan crashes Hornets-Heat game (0:19)
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Pippen surprises Jordan at halftime (0:21)
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Long-term investment that pays off (1:04)
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Mackensie Alexander's field of opportunity: From Florida's orange groves to the NFL (6:58)
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Remix: Stephen A. Smith is a 'baaad' man on General Hospital (0:57)

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Brian Windhorst ESPN Senior Writer 

Gold-out tonight at Quicken Loans Arena for Cavs-Hawks Game 1

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HARRY KANE!! He rounds Asmir Begovic and gives Tottenham the lead! Chelsea 0-1 Spurs

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Kerr was asked if Draymond's the best all around player. He said, "Well all around I think is another phrase for 2-way. I say 2-way. I think Klay has to be considered part of that group. I think Kawhi Leonard obviously is part of that group. LeBron James, there's some obvious ones that you think of immediately. Draymond has not been mentioned in that conversation that often, but he should be. He absolutely should be when you think about what he does for us at both ends. He literally guards 1 through 5. Nobody in the league does that, and then on offense, the way he's turned the corner the last couple weeks with his decision making, he's no longer having those 5 turnover nights. He's zero to 2 turnovers night after night. He's giving us 15 to 20 points. He's getting triple doubles or near triple doubles. So ya, he's on that list. Whatever is your personal list, he's on that list."

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What are Karl's regrets from Kings?
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George Karl thinks his comment saying he believes no NBA player is untradeable ultimately hurt his relationship with DeMarcus Cousins.

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MLB Power Rankings
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Four of the top five teams come from the National League. How high did the White Sox climb? Rankings

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jason Heyward is getting the night off in the series opener between the first place Cubs and second place Pirates on Monday. Heyward went 0 for 17 on the just completed home stand. He's healthy but might need the breather. Matt Szczur starts in his place in right field while Kris Bryant is in left. Tommy La Stella gets another start at third base.

What to make of Puig's 1st month of season
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Yasiel Puig has shown a renewed dedication to making things right on and off the field with the Dodgers, Doug Padilla writes. Finding balance

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Le Batard: Bosh situation 'super unusual'
NBA 

Dan Le Batard says Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat are "at a crossroads that promises to get a little messier."

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Waters: Kevin Durant is the next NBA Villain
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Comedian Reese Waters thinks Durant should embrace the role of the NBA's most popular antihero.

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Bad news for the Baltimore Orioles: Shortstop J.J. Hardy is headed to the 15-day disabled list with a hairline fracture of his left foot, and is expected to miss about six weeks. The three-time Gold Glover is one of only four major-league shortstops without an error so far this season. The O's are expected to recall utility man Ryan Flaherty from Triple-A Norfolk to fill Hardy's roster spot. Manny Machado will likely slide over to shortstop with Flaherty getting the majority of the action at third base.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

The Phillies & Cardinals play tonight in St. Louis. Amazingly, the Phillies (15-10) have a better record than the Cardinals (12-13). Last time that happened: The legendary Game 5 of the 2011 NLDS

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Adam Wainwright and his 7.16 ERA take the mound tonight for the Cardinals. One thing to watch: Is he getting any swings and misses? Of 100 qualified starters, Wainwright (91), Michael Wacha (96) and Mike Leake (100) all rank in the bottom 10 in miss rate. Those three have combined for a 5.32 ERA.

Stephen A.: If KD leaves, should go to Heat
NBA 

Stephen A. Smith believes that if Kevin Durant leaves Oklahoma City and signs with the Heat, then Miami would be a lock to win the Eastern Conference.

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Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Kerr on Curry in Game 2: "He's not playing tomorrow." Kerr jokes he's listed as doubtful to give media something to chew on

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Korver says he doesn't hold a grudge against Matthew Dellavedova, who ended Korver's year in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals last postseason when the Cavs point guard dove for a loose ball and rolled into Korver's ankle. Korver underwent surgery to repair the ankle last offseason. "You can't acknowledge it or it is a thing," Korver said when asked how to guard against reacting if things get chippy with Dellavedova this series. "You just play. I don't think there is any kind of ill will."

No need for Curry to rush back
NBA 

Brendan Haywood says there's a strong chance the Warriors can beat the Trail Blazers without Stephen Curry, but they can't beat the Thunder or the Spurs without him.

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Curry: 'Pretty good' chance of playing Game 3
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However, Steph Curry did add that his knee is "still painful."

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Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Kerr says Curry didn't practice today, will shoot around later

Who is the MVP of the playoffs so far?
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While the biggest storylines of this NBA postseason have been about injuries, top players are turning in high-level performances. Contenders (Insider)

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Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens won't confirm whether a decision has been made on safety Matt Elam's fifth-year option, which is probably not a good sign for the 2013 first-round pick. It would be a surprise if Baltimore exercised an option that would pay Elam between $5.5 million and $6 million in 2017.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Doc Rivers believes Paul Pierce has another season in him but the decision is up to him. Pierce said on Friday he's "50-50" on returning.

Kiper's 2016 NFL Draft Grades
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With all the picks in the books, Mel Kiper grades all 32 draft classes. Assessments (Insider)

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Pro golfer Trevor Immelman enjoyed playing nine holes with Panthers coach Ron Rivera in the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am on Monday at Quail Hollow Club. He also had some advice: "Stick to your day job."

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Leaf: Seeing Manziel is like looking in a mirror
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Former NFL QB Ryan Leaf said of free agent QB Johnny Manziel: "If he were able to ask for help or show any vulnerability in his eyes, I believe, is like giving up or weakness."

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