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Everything you wanted to know about Russell Westbrook but were afraid to ask

What do you really know about Russell Westbrook? Royce Young has 39 little-known facts on the most interesting man in the NBA.

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Stephen A.: I'd sign Durant over LeBron (1:48)
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46mMike Rodak

Bills GM: Humans not supposed to play football

Bills GM Doug Whaley said football is "a violent game that I personally don't think humans are supposed to play" in response to a question about Sammy Watkins' injury history.

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2hPat McManamon

Ravens' Monroe urges NFL to end marijuana ban

Ravens offensive lineman Eugene Monroe is calling on the NFL and the union to end its ban on marijuana, saying the drug is a safer alternative to addictive opioids for players to deal with pain.

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Skip wants Brady to win appeal in U.S. Supreme Court (2:11)
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Van Gundy thinks Green decision will haunt NBA (0:35)
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3hSteve Wulf

How Chris Sale became Chicago's other ace

On the other side of Chicago, Chris Sale is 9-0 and better than ever. But to go from the best starter on a bad team to a Cy Young candidate on a contender, he had to change his entire mindset.

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Players might own the court, but Drake owns the sideline (1:13)
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Brandon Phillips' 2-year-old son has a blast at practice (0:27)
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Trick shots no match for Serena (0:50)
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On this date: George burns LeBron, dunks over Birdman (0:35)
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Jalen and Jacoby on why LeBron James flops (1:26)
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2hBuster Olney

Three potential suitors if Yanks trade Beltran

Buster Olney explains why the Yanks should trade veteran Carlos Beltran and examines his trade market, details Giancarlo Stanton's struggles and more.

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Story Time: Why 19-year-old Ozzie Guillen got beaned and charged the mound with his bat (3:11)
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Kanaan: Indy is my life (1:53)
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Boxer celebrates too much, too soon (0:45)
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Draymond Green's and Russell Westbrook's war of words (0:53)
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When a home run deserves two celebrations (0:23)
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21hGabriele Marcotti

Marcotti: Man Utd handle Van Gaal poorly

Marcotti's Musings: Man United have handled the Louis van Gaal situation as poorly as possible. Plus: Barca grit to win Copa del Rey and more.

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2hEric Sorenson

Louisville takes over the top spot

Just in time for conference tournaments this week, a new No. 1 reigns supreme. With a strong finish to the regular season, Louisville jumped Florida in the final ESPN Power Rankings.

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All-Access: Raptors on fire after Game 4 victory (1:29)

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Skip: NBA sacrificed what's right for what's best
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Although he’s happy to see Warriors forward Draymond Green in the lineup for Game 4 against the Thunder from an entertainment perspective, Skip Bayless believes that it was ultimately the wrong decision by the NBA to not suspend him.

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Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald was asked if he want to see New England QB Tom Brady on the field in Arizona for their Week 1 matchup on Sunday Night Football: "C'mon man. I think that's a pretty easy question to answer. I love Tom. That's my man but if he doesn't play I wouldn't shed any tears. I'd love to see him back the next week though."

Dude Perfect works magic with Serena
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We know what Serena Williams can do to win Grand Slams. Then there are these trick shots -- check them out.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon told the Cubs flagship radio station Jason Heyward would return tonight after missing most of the last four games with a contusion on his right side after making a diving catch against San Francisco on Friday. Heyward did not look limited during batting practice on Monday.

One step at a time for Djokovic, Nadal
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After decisive opening-round wins at the French Open, the biggest challenge for Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will be to not look too far ahead. And that's no easy task. On a collision course?

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Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Mark Sanchez, who suffered a thumb injury to his non-throwing hand in the weight room earlier this month, was not expected to take part in this week's set of OTAs. But Sanchez was in uniform Tuesday and taking plenty of work with the starting offense. It is a little more evidence of how badly Sanchez wants to be the Broncos starter.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Draymond Green danced around questions about the NBA's decision not to suspend him. "That is a great question," he said repeatedly.

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Mad skills
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Anthony Zettel's best-known video might be the one of him tackling a tree in the woods, but the most impressive might be this one, where the 2016 Lions draft pick roundhouse-kicked a water bottle being held by a teammate. Watch your heads

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Draymond Green, $25,000 lighter, gets ready for Game 4.

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On this date: George makes statement
NBA 

During Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on May 24, 2013, Indiana's Paul George blows past Miami's LeBron James and throws down a dunk over Chris Andersen.

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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

A front-facing shot of Eddie Lacy. Same question: Does the Packers running back look thinner?

Penguins going back to Murray
NHL 

Penguins captain Sidney Crosby on goalie Matt Murray, who will start Game 6 Tuesday night against the Lightning: "He's handled each challenge like he's been through it, way beyond his years."

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Kerr: Draymond's going to have to be very careful. One flagrant 1 and he's suspended. ... He's got to understand the circumstances, which he does.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera on linebacker Shaq Thompson being cited for crossing the center line after a Sunday morning head-on collision with former Duke quarterback Anthony Boone: "The team stance is there really is no story other than he got cited for crossing the line."

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians missed Tuesday's OTA to attend his mother-in-law's funeral in York, Pennsylvania. He'll return to practice Wednesday.

Nyquist to miss belmont

Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist has a fever and an elevated white blood cell count and will not race in the June 11 Belmont Stakes, trainer Doug O'Neill told the Daily Racing Form.

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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Our first look at Packers RB Eddie Lacy. Does he look thinner? You decide.

Stephen A.: I'd sign Durant over LeBron
NBA 

On Mike & Mike, Stephen A. Smith says that given the choice to sign either LeBron James or Kevin Durant to a long-term contract this offseason, he would choose Durant, "a scoring machine of the highest order."

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Windhorst: Lue diverted from what worked
NBA 

Brian Windhorst says that in the Cavaliers' Game 4 loss Monday night, coach Tyronn Lue "looked like a rookie head coach, he was all over the place with his game plan."

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Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan supports WR Marquise Goodwin's attempt at qualifying for August's Olympics. Asked when he expects Goodwin to return to the team, Ryan responds, "When are [the Olympics] over?"

Skip wants Brady to win appeal in U.S. Supreme Court
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Skip Bayless believes Patriots QB Tom Brady should take his appeal all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court if he needs to, and explains why he disagrees with Stephen A. Smith's comment that Brady is being selfish.

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Sullivan said Matt Murray will start Game 6 for Penguins.

Relive the Raptors' Game 4 win
NBA 

Take a look back at the Raptors' thrilling Game 4 victory Monday as they fended off the Cavaliers' second-half rally to tie the Eastern Conference finals series 2-2.

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