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Watch live: FIFA election

The time has come: FIFA's members are choosing between longtime incumbent leader Sepp Blatter and challenger Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein as their next president.

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14hBen Goessling

Peterson sounds off on Vikes' contract stance

In a string of tweets on Thursday afternoon, running back Adrian Peterson said NFL players should have the same kind of fully guaranteed contracts that players in other sports receive.

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Kluber strikes out 13 in Tribe's win (1:05)
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11hDavid 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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14hMichael Wallace

Dwyane Wade, Pat Riley at crossroads

Will the two Heat mainstays stick together in Miami, or will a superstar on the decline opt out of the $16.1 million left on his deal and bolt?

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18hLynn Olszowy

Grandmothers power LeBron James fan club

The LeBron James Grandmothers' Fan Club is just what the name implies. None of the women is related to James, but they are all grandmothers who feel a special bond with the Cavs' forward.

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16hEric Sorenson

Keep your eyes on these regionals

The NCAA baseball tournament begins this weekend with the regional round. As always things won't go as planned for all of the favorites. Check out which roads will be the toughest to navigate.

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Rory McIlroy shot 80 without a double yesterday. Just made double without a bogey yet today. Will MC in likely last start before U.S. Open.

Highlight: Federer into Round of 16
Tennis 

Damir Dzumhur has 16 career match wins. Roger Federer has 17 career major titles. So it's probably not surprising that Federer won today's 3rd-round match at the French Open in straight sets.

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Tennis 

FIFA election winding down
Soccer 

A notary holds a ballot paper with the names of the two candidates for FIFA president. The vote continues, alphabetically. Scotland was just called up. SportsCenter coverage on ESPN

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Soccer 

Expectations for Kyrie Irving?
NBA 

Dave McMenamin believes that if Irving follows the same routine he developed last series with Dr. Andrews, Cavs fans can expect a good bit of production from the guard.

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WATCH: Bob Ley has had enough
Soccer 

Ley got a little heated on SportsCenter this morning by FIFA's inability to follow its own agenda.

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Soccer 

Brady begins a day full of football
NFL 

Tom Brady is passing at the Patriots' organized team activity today, and is later hosting a charity game at 6 p.m. ET. Teammates Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski and Danny Amendola are also expected to participate.

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NFL 

FIFA voting continues
Soccer 

Laos just voted in the FIFA presidential elections taking place in Switzerland, marking the midway point of the alphabetical proceedings. A second round will take place immediately if neither Sepp Blatter nor Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan gets two-thirds of the votes. Watch live on ESPN FC

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Soccer 

Gabriele Marcotti @Marcotti

Guess is Ali is getting most of CONMEBOL + UEFA + some of Asia+CONCACAF. How much of the latter 2 will determine success.

Maria Sharapova advances at French
Tennis 

Sharapova didn't have as many winners as Sam Stosur (12 to Stosur's 19), but the defending champ made it to the Round of 16 thanks to a 6-3, 6-4 win.

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Tennis 

FIFA voting continues in Zurich
Soccer 

A protester wearing a mask depicting FIFA president Sepp Blatter was in front of the building where the annual FIFA congress was taking place. The vote continues, alphabetically. Ireland was just called up. Live on ESPN FC

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Soccer 

"I need to see Everest with my own eyes"

Of the hundreds of people who climb Mount Everest each year, only one in 11 is a woman. But Chunu Shrestha was determined to be different, to be extraordinary. "My brother asked why I wanted to die. I didn’t want to die. I wanted to do something big for women." The Seven Summits

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Bob Harig @BobHarig

Irish Open projected cut is +5. Rory is +7 with 6 holes including a par 5 to go. Royal County Down looks spectacular and stout

FIFA vote going alphabetically
Soccer 

Denmark was just called up. If Sepp Blatter wins a fifth term, he'll be president until at least 2019, which will bring his tenure to 21 years. Live coverage on ESPN FC

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Soccer 

Dwight Howard suspended one game
NBA 

The Rockets big man jutted a forearm into the neck of Andre Iguodala while setting a screen in Game 5 against the Warriors. As his 4th flagrant of the postseason, he received the suspension. Howard will miss the first game of the 2015-16 regular season.

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NBA 

Melrose: Lundqvist has been fantastic
NHL 

Barry Melrose says Game 7 comes down to one thing: Goaltending. "I don't believe in momentum, I don't believe in home ice, but I do believe in a hot goaltender and the Rangers got that."

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FIFA delegates now voting
Soccer 

Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein is still considered a long shot to defeat Sepp Blatter in the FIFA election currently taking place. Live on ESPN FC

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Soccer 

FIFA elections: What you need to know
Soccer 

There is just one other option besides Sepp Blatter for FIFA president: Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein (right). Key facts

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Soccer 

Grantland: Change almost seems possible
Soccer 

Brian Phillips: "FIFA corruption matters because FIFA's actions keep killing people. There is a clear line connecting the absurd antics of the aristo-doofs in Zurich and the 4,000 migrant workers whom the International Trade Union Confederation estimates will die on construction projects in Qatar before the 2022 World Cup." Rampant corruption

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Soccer 

ESPNTennis @ESPNTennis

Simon holds off Mahut for 6-2 6-7(6) 6-7(6) 6-3 6-1 victory and will face Wawrinka in Round of 16. Meanwhile, Berdych leads Paire 5-0. #RG15

Conferences announce earnings
College Football 

The SEC will distribute $435M out of an NCAA-record $455 million in revenues between its 14 institutions, sources told ESPN. Each league member will receive $31.07M, an increase of more than $10M per school from last year. The Big 12 will distribute "north of $250 million."

College Football 

Orioles crossing color lines
MLB 

Manager Buck Showalter: "Sports is supposed to be ahead of the other parts of society because you have to know each other, have to work toward that goal, every day, all day. If we could use sports more as a model more often of what is possible, we'd have a lot fewer problems." Mag: Talking in the locker room

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FIFA vote about to begin
Soccer 

Each of the 209 nations' votes count equally. To secure the presidency, a two-thirds majority is necessary on the first ballot, and if no one secures that, a simple majority vote on the second.

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