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Follow live: French Open Day 7

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray each cruised in straight sets. Now it's Rafael Nadal's turn to see if he can join them as winners Saturday at the French Open.

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15hDave McMenamin

LeBron on slowing Curry in Finals: 'You can't'

When asked Friday what it will take to slow down league MVP Stephen Curry in the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers' LeBron James said, "The same way you slow me down. You can't."

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10hColey Harvey

Leah Still suffers setback in cancer treatment

Leah Still, the 5-year-old daughter of Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, has been diagnosed with veno-occlusive disease resulting from a complication in her recovery from pediatric cancer.

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Mark Dominik

Dominik: Watt, Beckham among 32-team FAs

Which NFL players would be coveted by every team if they hit the open market? Mark Dominik makes his list, which includes J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr.

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13hKevin Arnovitz

Sefolosha says arrest has hurt his reputation

Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha blames police for the leg injuries he suffered during his April arrest in New York and told ESPN that the incident has damaged his reputation.

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1dDavid Schoenfield

Time for some fearless predictions!

Among the predictions: The San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford will win the NL MVP award and the Los Angeles Dodgers will pick up Aroldis Chapman.

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Photos: Friday Funnies - Celebration Fails

Celebrations can be pretty epic, but for some ... in not such a great way. A look at some of the top celebration fails on the field.

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Jets raise Marshall's guaranteed salary
NFL 

The Jets retooled the contract of WR Brandon Marshall, according to ESPN's Field Yates. The maximum value of his amended pack is $26M over the next three seasons, up from $24.3M, including an additional $1.3M in full guarantees.

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NFL 

Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Multi-HR games by Josh Hamilton this year: 1. Multi-HR games by all #Angels outfielders this year: 1. This is known as a stat to follow

Caple: Keys unsure on clay
Tennis 

Eager for the shift to grass, young American Madison Keys one-ups Maria Sharapova and says her game on clay is more like a hippo on ice after bowing out in the third round of the French Open. Cows vs. hippos

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Tennis 

Blackhawks in familiar territory

The Blackhawks are looking to advance to their third Stanley Cup finals this decade (won in 2010 & 2013). Between 1966-2009, the Blackhawks made it to the Stanley Cup finals three times combined. Game 7 vs. the Ducks is tonight at 8 p.m. ET.

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USC outfielder's incredible diving catch
College Baseball 

USC left fielder Bobby Stahel lays out -- on the warning track, no less -- to make an amazing grab.

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College Baseball 

Cardinals: No regrets for Heyward trade

Jason Heyward's slow start with the Cardinals (.241 BA, 5 HRs) hasn't given GM John Mozeliak buyer's remorse: "I still think there's more in the tank for [Heyward]." (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Michael Bennett wants new deal
NFL 

The Seahawks DE wants to stay in Seattle but also wants a new deal, and has been staying away from OTAs as he negotiates for one: "Trying to get the contract right. I'll be there shortly." Bennett is entering the second season of a 4-year, $28.5M deal. (via Seattle Times)

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NFL 

Rafael Nadal wins first set 6-1
Tennis 

Despite a couple loose shots and being broken one game, Nadal took a one set lead over Andrey Kuznetsov as he hopes to advance to the Round of 16. Follow live

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Tennis 

Photo of the Night: Khan's uppercut
Boxing 

Amir Khan landed this blow vs. Chris Algieri Friday but the bout went the full 12 rounds before Khan won by unanimous decision. Khan improved his record to 31-3 with his fifth straight victory.

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Boxing 

Smith: ‘The league has run out of excuses’
NFL 

NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith takes issue with Roger Goodell over his role as arbitrator in the Tom Brady "Deflategate" appeal, as well as perceived double standards in disciplinary measures against players vs. owners. Q&A

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NFL 

Liriano racking up K's
MLB 

Francisco Liriano struck out 11 Padres in six scoreless innings Friday, becoming the first Pittsburgh pitcher to fan 11+ in six innings or fewer since ... Francisco Liriano on Sunday.

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MLB 

Braves defense could be incredible
MLB 

The addition of Juan Uribe could give Atlanta the best defensive infield in baseball. Now if they would just use it correctly. Spratt: Time to 'shift'

MLB 

Why did the rabbit cross the race track?

Easy: To avoid the Italian MotoGP racers during today's qualifying session.

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Marcotti: U.S. still could host '26 World Cup
Soccer 

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti on SportsCenter: "I think Sepp Blatter is sitting there, basically waiting for the U.S. to come and say, 'We want to bid' and Blatter will probably say 'All right, let's do this.'"

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Soccer 

Garber: What Murray could teach Kyrgios
Tennis 

Showing a nice balance of steadiness and clutch shot-making, Andy Murray had few issues with the flashy Nick Kyrgios, who alternated between dazzling brilliance and alarming lapses of concentration. Ever-evolving

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Tennis 

Blatter: timing of arrests 'not a coincidence'
Soccer 

Sepp Blatter told Swiss channel RTS: "The Americans were candidates for the 2022 World Cup, and they lost. ... If the Americans want to get involved in money or common law offenses relating to North and South American citizens, they should arrest them there, but not in Zurich when there is a congress."

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Soccer 

Nadal in action at French Open
Tennis 

The next hurdle standing between Rafael Nadal and the pursuit of his 10th career French Open title is Andrey Kuznetsov. Follow live

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Tennis 

Melrose: 'Tampa Bay is great in New York'
NHL 

With Ben Bishop shutting out the Rangers and beating Henrik Lundqvist in Game 7, is it time to give him the throne? Not so fast, according to Barry Melrose: "I think he's got to win the next round to be the king, but the guy is an unbelievable player."

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NHL 

McClure: Falcons OK without Shembo

It wasn't a given that Prince Shembo would have been impactful this season. Let's not forget that despite showing potential last season, Shembo struggled due to injuries and learning a new position. So even with a lack of depth at LB, Brooks Reed and O'Brien Schofield will help fill the gap. Next-man-up scenario

Jim Caple @jimcaple

Taking the old Maria Sharapova analogy one species further, Madison Keys described her clay court form as "like a hippo on ice.''