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3hZach Lowe

Lowe: What to watch for in Spurs-Thunder, Game 3

We've seen a blowout and 13.5 seconds of chaos, so what will we get out of the next round in this semifinal heavyweight fight out West?

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Shelburne: Durant rejection would be heartbreaking for OKC fans (1:41)
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Oakley defends taking shot at Barkley (2:32)
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4hFootball Outsiders staff

Biggest remaining holes for all 32 teams

The Colts still need depth behind RB Frank Gore, and the Bucs could use a receiver opposite Mike Evans. Football Outsiders analyzes the biggest post-draft needs for every team.

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Yankees place Sabathia (groin) on 15-day DL

Yankees starter CC Sabathia is headed to the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin after throwing seven scoreless innings against the Orioles on Wednesday.

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Ohio State recruit decommits for surprising reason (1:36)
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Harbaugh vs. Leach in ex-Michigan QB home run derby (1:02)
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Altuve delivers on HR promise to sick fan (1:43)
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Cotton candy guy makes great grab at Astros game (0:22)
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5hTom Friend

Invictus Games: Lauren Montoya wasn't going to be beaten

Lauren Montoya went from the front lines in Afghanistan to a Texas hospital to amputate her leg. Undeterred, she started training for the Invictus Games, and ultimately to be fit for duty again.

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'Story Time with Ozzie Guillen' premieres Tuesday, May 10th (0:17)
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33mJim Caple

Tough love: Taijuan Walker's mom brings the heat

When Taijuan Walker's mom, Nellie Garcia, a cancer survivor, texts praise -- or criticism -- of her son's work on the mound, the Mariners pitcher takes her words to heart.

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Gremio U-14 scores amazing scorpion kick goal (0:16)
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Kyrgios has flash of genius with tweener lob (0:36)
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Max Kellerman: "Canelo still has to prove himself" (3:25)
Martin Laksman
3hESPN FC

Leicester's Premier League heroes

Leicester City have won the Premier League after a remarkable season that began with them 5000-1 outsiders and predicted by many to be relegated. We look at the players, who made a seemingly impossible dream come true.

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How the 1970 Kentucky Derby forever changed sports journalism (13:02)
Elias Stein
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Quiz: Which NBA team are you?

Four strong cultures in the NBA have endured for at least a decade, writes Kevin Arnovitz: The San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets. Find out which one fits you best.

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Let's celebrate Willie Mays' birthday with 'The Catch' (0:20)

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Leicester City's heroes
Soccer 

Leicester won the Premier League after a season in which it began as 5000-1 underdogs and was predicted by many to be relegated. Now, we look at the players who made the impossible dream come true. Faces

Martin Laksman
Soccer 

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Seahawks QBs vying for roster spots. Trevone Boykin, Jake Heaps are signed to contracts. Vernon Adams here on a tryout basis.

SportsCenter @SportsCenter

THIS JUST IN: Due to concerns about Zika virus, Pirates-Marlins series in Puerto Rico has been relocated to Miami's Marlins Park.

A brief history of baseball farewells
MLB 

Todd Helton got a horse. Derek Jeter was feted everywhere. Chipper Jones still uses the grill he got from the Brewers. Now it's Red Sox DH David Ortiz's turn to experience the love. Going, going, gone

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MLB 

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Welcome to playing the 2016 Cubs, Max Scherzer. He's supposed to be a Cy Young contender, but the Cubs have blasted four home runs off him. His longball problems go back to last August. In 19 starts since Aug. 4, Scherzer has an ERA over 4 and has allowed 23 home runs.

Harbaugh vs. Leach in home run derby
NCAAF 

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh took on former Wolverines QB Rick Leach in a softball home run derby.

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NCAAF 

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Getting ready for the weigh-in for Canelo-Khan.

Boxing 

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Today is 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s first game with Kansas City Monarchs. Less than 2 years later, he broke MLB’s color barrier.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Zobrist tied a career high by homering in 3 straight games accomplishing that feat for the first time since 2009. (ESPN Stats)

Bob Harig ESPN Senior Writer 

After a slow start to the tournament, Rory McIlroy has heated up at Quail Hollow, where he finished the front nine eagle-birdie-birdie to get to -3 for the tournament, just 5 strokes behind leader Andrew Loupe. McIlroy played his first nine holes of the Wells Fargo Championship in 40 strokes but has played the last 18 holes in 7 under.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

John Lackey reached a milestone with his 2000th strikeout when he got Jayson Werth of the Nationals looking in the fourth inning on Friday afternoon. He's the fifth active pitcher to accomplish the feat. (ESPN Stats)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Rizzo and Ben Zobrist hit back to back home runs in the third inning off of Max Scherzer of the Nationals giving the Cubs three for the game and the lead in it. It's the 10th time in Scherzer's career he's allowed three or more home runs in a game. He's given up four only once. (ESPN Stats)

Altuve makes good on home run promise
MLB 

The Astros' Jose Altuve promised a young fan with terminal cancer he would hit a home run Thursday against the Mariners -- and he delivered.

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MLB 

Betting guide for the Kentucky Derby

Nyquist is the morning-line favorite, but his times aren't fast compared to past Derby winners, and there are questions about whether he can get it done at the classic distance of 1.25 miles at Churchill Downs. Betting guide (Insider)

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Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

All is quiet in the MGM Grand media center ahead of Saturday's Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan middleweight championship bout in Las Vegas. The two fighters will weigh in today outside the brand new T-Mobile Arena at 5:30 p.m. ET.

Boxing 

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs INF Tommy La Stella has doubled his career HR total already this year hitting his second of the season on Friday off former Cy Young winner Max Scherzer. La Stella has been a find off the bench for Joe Maddon after an injury plagued year in 2015. He's hitting .357 after the second inning homer.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Strange But True: The Nationals have 3 starters in the NL top 10 in ERA. None of them are named Stephen Strasburg or Max Scherzer

Faker, Blank and SKT's MSI woes

When it all goes wrong, who's to blame? Tyler "Fionn" Erzberger takes a look at SK Telecom's Mid-Season Invitational problems and points to the jungle. The beauty isn't there

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Annie Apple: Giants made great choice
NFL 

The mother of first-round pick Eli Apple isn't worried about stealing the spotlight.

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NFL 

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Martin Truex Jr. topped the speed chart in final practice Friday at Kansas. Fellow Toyota drivers Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin were second and third. Jimmie Johnson broke up the Toyota party as he was fourth with Kyle Busch fifth. Drivers will qualify late this afternoon for the race Saturday.

Pressure on OKC to keep Durant
NBA 

Royce Young says the stakes in the current Thunder-Spurs series are even higher, as Kevin Durant could be choosing between the teams this summer.

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NBA 

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Zac Blair was disqualified from the Wells Fargo Championship today for -- you never would've guessed this -- hitting himself in the head with his putter. After missing a putt on the fifth hole, Blair hit himself in frustration. He continued using the putter, but later found it had bent slightly, making it a non-conforming club. Later on Twitter, he took responsibility for the mishap, which led to one of the strangest DQs in recent memory.

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