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DeGrom (13 K's) leads Mets to Game 1 win in L.A.

Jacob deGrom outdueled Clayton Kershaw on Friday night, matching a franchise record with 13 strikeouts in seven scoreless innings as the Mets won Game 1 of their NLDS with the Dodgers.

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Cardinals come on strong, win Game 1 of NLDS

John Lackey pitched 7 1/3 shutout innings and the Cardinals hit a pair of HRs in the eighth inning to pull away from the Cubs in Game 1 of the NLDS.

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Moore's 3 stuns Fever at buzzer in Game 3

Maya Moore's 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted the Lynx to a Game 3 victory in Indiana. Minnesota is now one win from its third WNBA title in five years.

Motley-Ford connect for three TD's in Hokies win (0:54)
Bill Self signs $10K check for KU student (0:52)
3hOhm Youngmisuk

Cromartie calls Beckham a 'one-year wonder'

Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie added fuel to the New York rivalry when he explained why he thinks Giants star wideout Odell Beckham Jr. is a "one-year wonder."

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8hEthan Sherwood Strauss

Thompson says Doc's 'luck' remark 'pretty bitter'

Warriors guard Klay Thompson opened up about an assessment of how lucky Golden State was in winning the 2015 championship -- specifically regarding comments made by Clippers coach Doc Rivers.

Seahawks without Lynch for second-straight game (2:23)
T.O.: I could play in the NFL right now (1:15)
Keegan-Michael Key's perfect James Franklin imitation (2:12)
7hMike Rodak

Bills' McCoy says he has Grade 2 hamstring pull

Bills RB LeSean McCoy elaborated Friday on his ongoing hamstring injury, telling reporters he has a Grade 2 pull, which the team told him is typically a three- to four-week injury.

Cromartie on O.B.J.: 'One-year wonder' (1:50)
The Rock really enjoys cardio day (0:15)
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14hMike Sando

Sando: Ranking the NFL's best kickers

Kickers are under more scrutiny than ever, so Mike Sando looked at who is doing the best job over the past few seasons and also picked out the top kicker in the game today.

Disc golf hole-in-one off a bounce (0:25)
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15hPeter Keating

Keating: Buying a sports team? Stay away from the NFL

In ESPN The Magazine's Owners Issue, Peter Keating writes that, while NFL might still rule all, if you were to buy into a league today based on growth potential, the NBA is the game to join.

7hTania Ganguli

Hoyer named Texans' starting QB for Week 6

Brian Hoyer is the Houston Texans' starting quarterback for the team's Week 6 game against the Jaguars. For how long he remains beyond that game is uncertain.

Behind the scenes with the USA Eagles (3:56)


Bill Self gives $10K to KU student
Men's College Basketball 

Thanks to a half-court shot from former '08 walk-on and current director of basketball operations Brennan Bechard, Kansas coach Bill Self wrote a $10K check to a KU student.

Men's College Basketball 

Durant makes a powerful statement

Kevin Durant reminded everyone what he's capable of when he drove to the basket and threw down a monstrous one-handed jam against Fenerbahce Ulker.


Piscotty: 'It was a lot of fun'

Cardinals rookie Stephen Piscotty, who hit a HR in Game 1, marveled over John Lackey's start and credits his coaches for getting him prepared for the spotlight of the postseason.


Beal welcomes Porzingis to NBA

Wizards G Bradley Beal drives past Knicks rookie forward Kristaps Porzingis for a one-handed jam.


History against Cubs after losing Game 1

The Cubs have lost Game 1 of a postseason series 12 times in team history after falling to the Cardinals tonight. They never rallied to win the series in any of the 11 previous series.


United States’ Klinsmann on hot seat

With many, including former player Landon Donovan, saying he should be fired if the USMNT loses to Mexico in the play-in game for a spot in the Confederations Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann understands how crucial Saturday is for his job. ‘There's a lot at stake’

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The Rock really enjoys cardio day

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson follows up cardio day with an epic dance session.


Mendoza happy to be broadcasting pioneer

ESPN's Jessica Mendoza on being the first woman to call a nationally televised MLB playoff game: "If you're good at something, it doesn't matter your gender."


Key from 'Key & Peele' is James Franklin
College Football 

Keegan-Michael Key from the TV show "Key & Peele" hijacked a team meeting with his best impression of the Penn State coach -- and the team absolutely lost it.

College Football 

Moore drains game-winner at the buzzer

Lynx forward Maya Moore nailed the game-winning shot with less than a second on the clock, giving the Lynx a 2-1 lead in the WNBA Finals over the Fever. Her shot was the second buzzer-beater in WNBA Finals history (via Elias).


Former UCLA F Meyers dies at 62

Dave Meyers, who led UCLA to the national title in 1975 in John Wooden's final season as coach, died Friday at 62 after battling cancer. Meyers averaged 18.3 points and 7.9 in his senior season for the Bruins, and later played four seasons for the Bucks after the Lakers dealt him as part of the trade for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Story

T.O.: I could play in the NFL right now

Former NFL WR Terrell Owens on Russillo & Kanell: "I outplayed the No. 1 receiver on two teams I went over to play for."


Dynamic disc golf hole-in-one off a bounce

Norway's Ståle Hakstad sinks an amazing hole-in-one off a bounce during the third round of the United States Disc Golf Championship.


Baylor tight end, meet Mario Balotelli

LaQuan McGowan struggling to put his pads became a viral video recently. But we're here to remind you that Italian soccer star Balotelli once went through a similar ordeal.


deGrom outduels Kershaw in Game 1

Jacob deGrom tosses seven scoreless innings, tying a Mets playoff record with 13 strikeouts, as the Mets top Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers 3-1.


Prince goes face down

The celebration of winning Game 2 of the ALDS didn't start off great for Prince Fielder, his attempt to climb the dugout fence ended with him tumbling to the ground.


SportsCenter @SportsCenter

Clayton Kershaw has lost 5 consecutive postseason starts, following only Randy Johnson (7) & David Price (6) for most in postseason history.

Final: Mets 3, Dodgers 1

Jacob deGrom was fabulous, going 7 innings, striking out 13 and allowing 5 hits, a walk and no runs, as he out dueled Clayton Kershaw and gave the Mets the NLDS Game 1 win over the Dodgers. Box score


Gurley primed for another big week

After burning the Cardinals for 146 yards last week, Rams rookie RB Todd Gurley is in line for a repeat performance depending on how the Packers decide to defend the run. More fantasy tips (Insider)


Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Setup man Tyler Clippard’s struggles to close the regular season continued into the playoffs. Clippard surrendered an RBI single to Adrian Gonzalez in the eighth as the Dodgers got on the scoreboard. Clippard had a 7.11 ERA in his final 12 regular-season appearances, which prompted manager Terry Collins to at least consider having Addison Reed become the primary setup man in the NLDS. The manager opted to stick with Clippard in Game 1, but that might not be the case the next time.

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Adrian Gonzalez, the only Dodger to drive in a run tonight, had to be thrilled not to be facing Jacob deGrom. He had struck out in all three plate appearances off the young flame thrower, twice on upper-90's fastballs and once on an 87-mph change up. Coming in, he was 3-for-8 with two home runs off him.