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Stanley Cup finals preview: Sharks vs. Penguins

A matchup that features speed and plenty of star power could turn on which team shuts down the other's top dogs. Can the Penguins contain San Jose's Joes? Will the Sharks shut down Sid and Geno?

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LeBron: 'I didn't even know how many points we won by' (0:36)
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LeBron's history of closing in Game 6s

LeBron James has faced a Game 6 with a 3-2 series lead nine times in his career. His teams have closed out their foes all but one time. Watch: Cavs-Raptors, 8:30 ET on ESPN & WatchESPN.

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Strycova, Radwanska both fall down in spectacular point (0:41)
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107-year-old dances at her first baseball game (0:42)
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Golic 'stunned' Baylor president, AD still have jobs (1:55)
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Who will win Champions League? Let's ask the pigeons! (1:32)
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Kenneth Tencio nails world's first backflip down a set of stairs (0:28)
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Diary of Myles Thomas: The secret life of Sam Rice

Sam Rice's life before baseball involves a secret tragedy so terrible it seems impossible for one man to bear. And yet, somehow, he plays on. Our 1927 Yankees chronicler relays Rice's tale, one so heartbreaking it impacts all who hear it.

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Aaron Schatz

NFL's worst QB depth charts since 2007

Where do the current QB depth charts for the Browns and Jets rank among the league's worst the past decade? Aaron Schatz digs into the numbers.

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4 reasons to believe the Warriors can come back (1:07)
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Stephen A.: 'I don't blame Westbrook for laughing' (1:55)
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Uni Watch: MLB's sock evolution

Friday Flashback: How did we go from the beginning of baseball to an official sock provider? Uni Watch offers a selective timeline of baseball's hosiery history.

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Excitement scale for long weekend: 1-Memphis cheerleader (0:31)
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Chicharito, se 'adelanta' a Selección en Atlanta

El delantero del Bayer Leverkusen se tomó unos días de vacaciones y justo en el día en el que el Tri arribará a territorio estadounidense, se presentó para trabajar a la par.

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How the Indy 500 grid stacks up
IndyCar 

Winning the 100th Indianapolis 500 would be special for any driver, but some -- such as pole winner James Hinchcliffe -- have a better shot than others. Team-by-team breakdown

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IndyCar 

Would a trade be the fresh start Okafor needs?
NBA 

Ryen Russillo and Danny Kanell discuss the rumors that the Sixers are in talks to trade Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel.

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Envisioning Man United under Mourinho
Soccer 

James Yorke projects Manchester United's likely playing style and potential roster moves under new manager Jose Mourinho. Defensive minded

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Soccer 

Cup finals to feature plenty of speed, stars
NHL 

Craig Custance expects the series to go the distance. Can the Penguins slow down Joe Pavelski and Joe Thornton? Do the Sharks have an answer for Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin? Preview

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Is Decker's absence Fitzpatrick related?
NFL 

Joe Banner and Antonio Pierce examine the Ryan Fitzpatrick situation and whether WR Eric Decker is missing OTAs because of the Jets' uncertainty at QB.

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NFL 

SC Cartoons: Glen Davis vs. Dwight's elbow
NBA 

Big men fall hard, as Davis learned when Dwight Howard's elbow knocked him to the floor.

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NBA 

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Julio Urías will wear number 78 in his MLB debut tonight at Citi Field

NBA draft workout confidential
NBA 

Chad Ford dishes his latest draft intel after Buddy Hield, Kris Dunn, Maruqese Chriss, Henry Ellenson and other top prospects showed their skills in workouts. Gym report (Insider)

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NBA 

Thunder look ahead to important Game 6
NBA 

Saturday's Western Conference finals Game 6 is the most important game in Oklahoma City since Game 2 of the 2012 Finals, writes Royce Young. Most important ever?

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NBA 

Resetting the market in NFL free agency
NFL 

The free-agent marketplace has slowed significantly since May began, but there are still veteran players available as training camp approaches. John Clayton lists the top 15 yet to be signed. Who is left?

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NFL 

Atlas: If I trained Conor to fight Floyd ...
Boxing 

Boxing trainer and ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas believes it would take years to get Conor McGregor ready to fight Floyd Mayweather. 'No chance'

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Boxing 

Strycova, Radwanska both fall during point

Neither Agnieszka Radwanska nor Barbora Strycova stayed on her feet. That only made this point more incredible.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The beginning of "Juliomanía"? Julio Urías debuta esta noche en Citi Field

Moreno: Ronaldo needs a super moment
Soccer 

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno says a tremendous performance in Saturday's Champions League final would be a career-defining moment for Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Soccer 

Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Atletico fans are fired up!

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Stephen A. questions Rockets hire
NBA 

Stephen A. Smith does not understand why Houston hired coach Mike D'Antoni because he is not known for being a defensive-minded coach.

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NBA 

GameDay 100: Jerry Rice, the trash talker?
NCAAF 

The Hall of Famer wasn't known for his trash talk, but that doesn't mean he never tried it.

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NCAAF 

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French Open Men's bottom half 4th Rd: (8)Raonic v Ramos-Vinolas (22)Troicki v (3)Wawrinka (5)Nishikori v (9)Gasquet (15)Isner v (2)Murray

Golic 'stunned' Baylor prez, AD have jobs
NCAAF 

Mike Golic thinks you could "pour ammonia" on the entire Baylor football program and wipe it clean, but he would have started by letting go of the president, athletic director and coach Art Briles.

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Warriors stave off elimination
NBA 

Take an inside look at how the Warriors were able to beat the Thunder and force a Game 6 in the Western Conference finals.

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NBA 

19 things to know about teenage pitchers
MLB 

Highly touted 19-year-old pitching prospect Julio Urias is set to make his major league debut Friday night for the Dodgers, so David Schoenfield took a look at the history of teenagers pitching in the majors. 19 things

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MLB 

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Marshawn Lynch's legacy still alive and well across Seattle. A picture here from the wall of Beth's Cafe.

ICYMI: The 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee

There was plenty of entertainment at this year's contest besides incredibly hard-to-spell words.

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