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Kiper: Day 2 winners and question marks

Seattle got a steal in DL Jarran Reed, while the Jets took a boom-or-bust QB in Christian Hackenberg. The draft continues Saturday with Rounds 4 through 7 (noon ET on ESPN & WatchESPN).

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Walton, 36, returning to Lakers as head coach

Luke Walton is headed back to the Lakers -- this time as a head coach. The sides have agreed to a deal, with GM Mitch Kupchak saying "we feel he's going to start an outstanding" career here.

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Mets make history with 12 runs in an inning (0:56)
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Portland crowd erupts when Jordan air balls free throw (0:37)
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Austin Rivers bloodied after being hit by elbow (0:33)
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Red Bulls pull off slick free kick (0:30)
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The 'Purple Shirt Man' gets testy with Dwyane Wade (0:38)
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Warren G's interesting rendition of 'Take Me Out To The Ballgame' (0:46)
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Welcome to Whiteside's block party (0:42)
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Waste of time for Durant to return to Thunder next season? (1:47)
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Pacers go on 32-5 run late in game (1:04)
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Ronaldog shows off crazy soccer moves (0:49)
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Conley pulled with no-no in 8th (0:20)
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How Derrick Henry will impact Titans' running game (0:53)
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Skip: Cowboys got next Emmitt Smith (1:39)
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Papelbon's reaction to Harper something to read into? (1:58)
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This is SportsCenter: Ortiz breaks in Yankees cap (0:30)
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Golic to Bradford: Be a professional (0:55)

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Blazers can seven 3's in the third quarter
NBA 

The Trail Blazers were on fire in the third, and now lead the Clippers in the fourth quarter of Game 6. (Live on ESPN)

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Kiper: Round 2 winners and question marks
NFL 

Seattle got a steal in DL Jarran Reed, while the Jets took a boom-or-bust QB in Christian Hackenberg. Liking it, questioning it (Insider)

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NFL 

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Recapping the Jets' draft after two days: 1. Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State; 2. Christian Hackenberg, QB, Penn State; 3. Jarvis Jenkins, OLB, Georgia. They have three picks on Day 3.

NFL 

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Raiders' picks so far through three rounds: 1. Karl Joseph, S, West Virginia; 2. Jihad Ward, DE, Illinois; 3. Shilique Calhoun, OLB/DE Michigan State.

Brewers pull off a triple play the easy way
MLB 

Milwaukee turned a lazy Marcell Ozuna grounder into three outs in very cool fashion.

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MLB 

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

There were lots of boos for former Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp when he came to the plate in a key spot in the eighth inning at Dodger Stadium. Fully motivated, Kemp then delivered a 3-run home run off Dodgers reliever Chris Hatcher to give the Padres a 4-1 lead in the eighth inning.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Austin Rivers' line heading into the fourth quarter: 19 points, 11 stitches, 6 assists.

Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

An odd third quarter in Portland, as the Trail Blazers trail the Clippers 82-80. Portland made their first seven attempts from behind the 3-point line, yet were outscored in the period 34-30. Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers with 25 points. Mo Harkless has 14.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Surprised the Blazers never intentionally fouled DeAndre Jordan even when the Clippers found an offensive rhythm. Visitors lead 82-80 heading to the final period.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Austin Rivers, who has 11 stitches around his left eye, has scored 18 points for the Clippers with 13 in the third quarter alone.

Mets destroy Giants with 12-run inning
MLB 

The Mets put up a franchise record 12 runs in the third inning, launching a 13-1 win over the Giants.

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MLB 

Jean-Jacques Taylor ESPN Staff Writer 

Finally, Jerry Jones admits Greg Hardy has no chance to return to Cowboys no matter how dire their situation at DE.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

For the first time this offseason Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has ruled out the return of defensive end Greg Hardy. The door is closed.

Lakers looking for fresh start with Walton
NBA 

After two of the worst seasons in franchise history, Ramona Shelburne discusses how the Lakers are hoping to start fresh with Luke Walton. "They needed someone to change the narrative for this franchise."

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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Don't sell Trevor Story from your fantasy team just yet! He's homered again tonight, as has teammate Nolan Arenado. They're tied for the MLB lead with 10 home runs. One key for Story: As pitchers have started to pitch him away more often, he's drawn another walk, giving him five in four games, after walking just four times in his first 17 games. He still has a lot of swing-and-miss, but a good sign that he's not just a wild hacker up there.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Halftime: Blazers 50, Clippers 48. Damian Lillard has 14 points. Jamal Crawford has 22 points off the bench. No other Clipper has more than 8 points.

‘Purple Shirt Man’ jaws with Dwyane Wade
NBA 

The fan kept talking and Wade kept draining clutch shots.

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Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

I asked Dwyane Wade in the locker room what he and the Purple Shirt Dude were saying to one another. Wade said the Charlotte fan kept telling him, "You should retire." Wade's response (G-rated version): "Not yet!"

Kevin Arnovitz ESPN Staff Writer 

The Trail Blazers can't quite shake the undermanned Clippers. They maintain a thin 42-40 lead, and continue to shoot below 40 percent for the game. Damian Lillard leads Portland with 14 points. Mason Plumlee, in addition to flicking a running sky hook, has already grabbed 10 rebounds.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Case for hacking DeAndre Jordan with Clippers injuries: him coming out is a huge win. Case against: this Clippers offense isn't real potent.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

I'm not sure if Austin Rivers can see much out of his left eye but he's back on the floor.

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Luke Walton tells ESPN. "I loved everything about my time at Golden State and learning from Steve. I'll forever be grateful to him, the organization and the team. But I have always dreamed of being a head coach and the chance to do that for an organization like the Lakers doesn't come around very often."

NBA 

Luke Walton agreed to be Lakers' coach

The team and Walton have reached an agreement on a multi-year contract for the 36-year-old to become the next head coach of the team. He'll begin his duties at the end of the Warriors' season.

Rivers bloodied after being hit by elbow
NBA 

Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu accidently hits Clippers PG Austin Rivers with an elbow to an eye while fighting for a rebound and Rivers bleeds heavily. (Live on ESPN)

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Austin Rivers is back on the court after receiving four stitches above his left eye and seven stitches on the bottom.