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Best NBA teams of all time, according to Elo

Where do this season's Warriors stack up among the best teams of all time? Pretty highly. Using Elo, FiveThirtyEight ranked the top teams in NBA history and found Steph Curry & Co. are in elite company.

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Indy 500 drivers prefer whole milk, survey says

The 33 starters in Sunday's Indy 500 have submitted their preferences of milk to the American Dairy Association Indiana, and more drivers have chosen to guzzle whole milk than any other variety.

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Bowden: 20 MLB players likely to be traded

Jim Bowden lays out the 20 players most likely to be dealt by July 31, including a trade likeliness rating, interested teams and best fit for each guy.

Smart move for Michael Sam to sign with CFL? (1:34)

MLB Highlights

Bryant extends hit streak in Cubs' win (0:43)

Olbermann: Manning brothers, friends of David Letterman (4:19)

Have You Seen?

Okafor's mid-interview block (0:17)

Best of the NBA playoffs in super slow motion (1:14)
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OTL: Kurt Busch's ex used charity as bank

Documents show that Patricia Driscoll, in effect, used the Armed Forces Foundation as a bank to lend money for or pay various personal expenses, including bills for a private company she owns.

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Looking ahead: Arizona Wildcats

The Wildcats are losing four starters, but a solid recruiting class and plenty of depth should keep them at the top of the Pac-12.


Kobe's final season with Lakers?

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak says he hasn't had discussions with Kobe Bryant about playing beyond this season, which is the last on his contract. Bryant will be 37 when the season begins and played just 35 games last season. Kobe's uncertain future


Can Nadal remain French Open king?

Brian Phillips to Rafael Nadal: "The idea that you could win here seems impossible. The idea that you could lose here seems impossible. Can you believe in either outcome yourself?" Grantland on The Nadal Era

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MLB suspends Will Smith for 8 games. Should've deferred discipline 'til they had a common-sense conversation about foreign-substance rule.

Will Smith suspended eight games

The Brewers pitcher was suspended for having a foreign substance on his arm during Thursday's game. Smith, who claimed it was rosin and sunscreen that he forgot to wipe off, is appealing. He can continue to pitch until the process is complete.


Cowboys, Scandrick agree to new deal

The CB will be paid $20 million over the next five seasons, according to reports. Said Scandrick: "I would like to think I'm going to be [a Cowboy] for life. ... It's now on me to take care of my end of the bargain."

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Matt Holliday is all about that base

The Cardinals LF has reached base in all 38 games he has played this season. It's the second-longest streak to start a season since 2000, trailing only Albert Pujols, who reached in his first 42 games for the Cardinals in 2008.

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Thibodeau's tumultuous times

Tom Thibodeau may not be back with the Bulls despite five very successful seasons as head coach. Nick Friedell looks at how and when things may have gone wrong. Thibodeau timeline

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Fantasy impact of new extra-point rule

Matthew Berry says kickers should still be drafted in the last round, and RBs don't change value even if they get some extra 2-point conversions.


How to bet the Indy 500

ESPN Chalk’s PJ Walsh and Dave Tuley provide their best bets for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 and give advice if you want to back NASCAR's Kurt Busch. ESPN Chalk

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The economics of a shorter MLB season

The obstacles blocking a 154-game season isn't stats or records or magic numbers. It isn't about schedules or travel or history books. It's all about the money

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McIlroy misses cut at Wentworth

Rory McIlroy won't defend his title at the BMW Championship in England after he shot 6-over 78 on Friday. McIlroy, who has won two tournaments this month, is in the middle of a stretch of playing five straight events over three countries and eight time zones.

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NFLPA executive director on Deflategate

DeMaurice Smith believes that Roger Goodell is a "necessary witness," which he believes would stop him from presiding over the Tom Brady appeal.


Tainted glove almost costs recruitment

Kentucky softball coach Rachel Lawson almost didn't recruit catcher Griffin Joiner, but this was one case where blaming the equipment was entirely understandable.


SportsCenter Not Top 10

Happy birthday, Novak Djokovic. Your gift? An appearance on this week's worst plays.


Hernandez lawyer: Aaron has no Money

Attorney John Fitzpatrick said Thursday that Aaron Hernandez, convicted last month of the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. is running out of money because of lawyer fees. Fitzpatrick says Hernandez only received 1 year of his now-terminated $40M Patriots contract. Lloyd's mother has filed a lawsuit against Hernandez, and her lawyers are trying to track down his assets.

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UNC receives notice of allegations

The university announced today that it received a notice of allegations from the NCAA as the next phase in its investigation of academic irregularities and possible bylaw infractions. "We will carefully evaluate them to respond within the NCAA's 90-day deadline," said chancellor Carol L. Folt and athletic director Bubba Cunningham.

Dana O'Neil @ESPNDanaOneil

Carolina confirms via statement it has received notice of allegations. Will share w public once readied -that is likely names redacted etc

Kupchak: Lakers will use No. 2 pick

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak told Colin Cowherd: "Clearly, at the top of the draft at this time, there are two bigs, and we have the second pick." Who the Lakers take depends on who is available, likely either Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor.

Kyrie questionable for Game 2

Dave McMenamin says while Kyrie Irving has yet to miss a game in the playoffs with a knee injury, the Cavaliers are making plans to play Game 2 against the Hawks without their star point guard.