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Root for Laremy Tunsil, who handled his draft-night tumble like a grown-up

Tunsil, the former likely No. 1 overall pick who dropped all the way to No. 13, didn't deserve to be humiliated on the biggest night of his young life, Ian O'Connor writes.

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Kiper: Round 1 winners and question marks

As expected, quarterbacks went 1-2 in the NFL draft. But Round 1 wasn't without a few questionable picks. Rounds 2 and 3 continue Friday (7 p.m. ET on ESPN & WatchESPN).

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Van Gundy: Drummond 'open' to underhand FTs

After the worst free throw shooting season in NBA history, Pistons center Andre Drummond is willing to consider shooting free throws underhanded, according to coach Stan Van Gundy.

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Round 2 mock draft: Perfect fits for every team

Before Day 2 of the draft gets rolling, Steve Muench and Kevin Weidl find the best fits for the top players in a Round 2 mock. Watch the NFL draft unfold on ESPN and WatchESPN at 7 p.m. ET.

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20mKevin Seifert

Goodell defends power, citing integrity of game

Roger Goodell reiterated that he is still willing to consider changes to some areas of the discipline policy but nothing that involves what he classifies under integrity of the game.

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Debate: Best way to crown a champion

Leagues like the NBA and NHL determine their champions in a way that is quite different from a circuit like the Premier League. Which system is better? Read the debate and cast your vote.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

When first-round pick Darron Lee (Ohio State) becomes a starter for the Jets at inside linebacker, he'll line up alongside veteran David Harris, a proud Michigan alum. Inside LBs coach Mike Caldwell pointed that out to Lee soon after he was picked. "That's all water under the bridge," Lee said with a laugh. "I didn't play when he was playing so we can put all that rivalry stuff behind us. It'll be all about helping us win games."

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Round 1 winners and question marks
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The Titans and Seahawks received high praise from Mel Kiper Jr. for their picks and moves around the draft board, while the 49ers' second pick was a surprise -- and a clear reach. Value picks (Insider)

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First pick in 22 years ... how to react?
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Just like Los Angeles Rams fans did when they heard QB Jared Goff's name called No. 1 overall.

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How does this NFL draft class stack up?

Jared Goff, Carson Wentz, Ezekiel Elliot, Laremy Tunsil, Keanu Neal and Laquon Treadwell already compare favorably to some well-known NFL stars.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Walkers Pie Co. in downtown Leicester made pork pies this AM to celebrate Leicester City closing in on Premier League, sold out immediately

When will Leicester win the Premier League?
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It's simple: A win over Manchester United on Sunday gives Leicester City the Premier League title. Will it happen? Vote

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

It's test time for the 14-7 Nationals, who kick off a 10-day road trip against the Cards, Royals, and Cubs. Gulp. Those three teams have combined for a .625 winning percentage, and a run differential of plus-122. That's a whopping 210 runs better than the minus-88 of Washington's first four foes.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors coach Dwane Casey: "We have to treat this like it's our Game 7. It comes down to which team comes out with will and heart and does it for 48 minutes."

Golic doesn't buy Fitzpatrick sitting out
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Mike Golic is confident Ryan Fitzpatrick will be the Jets starting QB next season even though he alledgedly would rather sit out than accept what's currently being offered to him.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Paul George knows what's on the line tonight. Before he even starts talking to the media he says: "It's a must win. It's a must win."

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Raptors have a chance to win their first playoff series in 15 years tonight. "You have to stay mellow and calm but it's a big opportunity," DeMar DeRozan said.

Round 1 of NFL Draft pictures
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A crop-top suit, Bison fans and commissioner selfies were just a sampling of the best photos from the draft's opening round. Gallery

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Golic to Bradford: Be a professional
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Mike Golic says it's time that Sam Bradford gets over the fact the Eagles are not committing to him long-term.

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Tunsil didn't deserve draft-night humiliation
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The former likely No. 1 overall pick didn't deserve to be humiliated on the biggest night of his young life, writes Ian O'Connor. 'I'm a good person'

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Kiper: Paxton Lynch needs 2-3 years
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Mel Kiper Jr. thinks Lynch has a lot to learn about playing QB in the NFL and doesn't see him starting for the Broncos this season.

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Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Bills DE Shaq Lawson said he doesn't need shoulder surgery. At least 6 teams said they believe he will need shoulder surgery at some point.

How the Patriots dealt with round 1

New England didn't have a first-round pick Thursday because of Deflategate penalties. So the Pats' Instagram account sent a very simple message. No words necessary

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Goodell: Unaware of Tunsil situation during draft
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was unaware what was happening with Larmey Tunsil during the draft on social media and hopes he can be a great player in the league.

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Lawyer: Tunsil's stepdad didn't hack account
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Matthew Wilson, the attorney of Lindsey Miller, Laremy Tunsil's stepfather, told ESPN's Mark Schlabach that his client had nothing to do with Tunsil's social media accounts being hacked Thursday night. "We denounce whoever did this act," Wilson said. "It is abhorrent."

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Ronaldo, Benzema out Saturday
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Real Madrid strikers Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema will miss Saturday's La Liga match vs. Real Sociedad as they try to recover from injuries in time to face Manchester City in the return leg of their Champions League semi.

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Kiper: 25 best available players on Day 2
NFL Draft 

There is still plenty of talent on the board entering the second round -- such as three defensive players from the reigning national champions. Top 25 (Insider)

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Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

Roger Goodell on ESPN Radio on whether gambling in Las Vegas is an issue for possible Raiders relocation: "All of us have evolved a little bit on gambling. To me, where I cross the line is anything that can impact on the integrity of the game. If people think it is something that can influence the outcome of a game, we are absolutely opposed to that."

Olney: PED use not always linked to size
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Buster Olney says that unless the MLBPA opens up the CBA and gives teams the option to void multiyear contracts for players busted for PEDs, the reward outweighs the risk for players.

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Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

Roger Goodell said on ESPN Radio that he would still consider changes to the NFL's personal conduct policy and criticized the NFLPA for rejecting a recent proposal that "would have been better for players." But he made clear: "I'm not going to hand off the integrity of the NFL to someone who doesn't understand our business."

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Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

The Chris Colabello and Dee Gordon suspensions have ramped up debate on whether the current MLB penalty structure is enough of a deterrent to potential PED users. Recent developments will also spur discussion on whether teams should be stuck with the tab on multi-million dollar deals for players who break the rules. It's a volatile and contentious topic that can only add to the complexity of the ongoing MLB labor talks.