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NFL draft: Follow every pick live

Los Angeles took Cal QB Jared Goff with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Carson Wentz went No. 2 to the Eagles. Track every pick with real-time reaction. Watch it all live on ESPN & WatchESPN.

Goff is the new face of the Rams franchise (0:36)
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Celtics' season on the line in Game 6

The Celtics are facing elimination, but coach Brad Stevens expects his team's best basketball against the Hawks on Thursday night.

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More on the line this time for Crosby, Ovechkin

After years of battling head-to-head to see who the better player is, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby enter their second-round matchup with each looking to cement his legacy as a champion.

NFL prospects dressed for success (0:54)
Arrieta gets 18th straight win (0:50)
Wentz on Bradford: Can only control what I can control (1:49)
Beer-drinking bear takes in Cubs game (0:20)
Keegan-Michael Key hosts the 2016 Name Draft (2:13)
Highlights: Villarreal 1-0 Liverpool (1:52)
WATCH: Firework incident ends Swedish match (1:30)
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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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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Ronnie Stanley is the highest drafted NFL pick for Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports. Highest NBA client was Willie Cauley-Stein (also sixth).


Ramsey adds punch to Jaguars secondary

The Jaguars have a promising young offense, but the defense needs some work and former Florida State CB Jalen Ramsey (No. 5 overall) will hope to provide that spark to Jacksonville's squad.


Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Ravens have selected Notre Dame tackle Ronnie Stanley, leaving the likes of Mississippi tackle Laremy Tunsil, UCLA linebacker Myles Jack and Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner on the board for the 49ers. Or might the Niners trade back?


Kiper scouting report: Ronnie Stanley

Get to know the newest Raven, No. 6 overall pick Ronnie Stanley. Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the former Notre Dame tackle.


Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens select Notre Dame offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley at the No. 6 overall pick. The Ravens improve protection for Joe Flacco, who is coming off season-ending knee surgery. It also could mean the end of the line for starting LT Eugene Monroe.

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell said he didn't think Jalen Ramsey would be there at No. 5.

Ronnie Stanley goes to Ravens at No. 6

Baltimore selected former Notre Dame OL Ronnie Stanley with the sixth overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft. He's the first offensive lineman off the board. Draft results & analysis

Cowboys get every-down back in Elliott

Former Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott is headed to Dallas, giving the Cowboys' offense a much-needed boost with his explosive play-making ability.


Chris Fallica ESPN Staff Writer 

The selection of Jalen Ramsey means it's the 3rd straight year the Jags 1st round pick played college ball in the state of Florida (Blake Bortles, Dante Fowler, Jr.)


Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Hawks 20, Celtic 17 (end 1st): Jonas Jerebko carrying Boston early on both ends of the floor. He's got eight points and had a loud late-first quarter swat of Dennis Schroder. Celtics shooting a mere 29 percent (7 of 24). Kent Bazemore and Tim Hardaway Jr. with five points apiece.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

With the No. 6 overall pick, Ravens have to be considering trading out with Jalen Ramsey, Joey Bosa and Ezekiel Elliott gone. The safest pick remaining is Oregon DE DeForest Buckner.

Kiper scouting report: Jalen Ramsey

Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the film on Jacksonville's first-round pick. How does Ramsey's skill set translate to the NFL?


Phil Sheridan ESPN Staff Writer 

Doug Pederson cites Carson Wentz's "ability to win football games." Says he's a perfect fit for what Eagles want to do.

Phil Sheridan ESPN Staff Writer 

Howie Roseman says Eagles will not trade Sam Bradford. "Sam's our quarterback. We've been clear about that."

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jaguars take Jalen Ramsey with the fifth pick. It must have been nerve wracking hoping he'd be available. #JAXpick

Jaguars select Jalen Ramsey at No. 5

Jacksonville chose CB Jalen Ramsey with the fifth overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft. Draft results & analysis

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Stacy Elliott, Ezekiel's dad, said this to me earlier this spring: "Ezekiel has a skill set that can ... make running backs relevant in this modern NFL." That's what a dad is supposed to say, but he may very well be right.


Ezekiel Elliott is no stranger to winning in Arlington. Ohio State won the national championship in DFW when Elliott was the leading RB.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

I had Ezekiel Elliott 12 in my pre-draft RB ranks. Really tempted to push him to the top 10. If there was a chance at a 200 point rookie year, that's the guy and the place.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Ezekiel Elliott running behind the Cowboys O-Line? Nasty. Elliott is the most complete RB in the draft. Versatility. He can do it all at the position.

Chris Fallica ESPN Staff Writer 

With Joey Bosa and Ezekiel Elliott going 3-4, it marks the 2nd time Ohio State has 2 players go in the Top 5 - 1997 Orlando Pace, Shawn Springs


Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Wow. I get it, Ezekiel Elliott behind that O-line is awesome news for fantasy. But considering needs, how do you pass up Jalen Ramsey there?

Chargers select best player in 2016 class

Field Yates breaks down the Chargers first-round draft choice, Ohio State DE Joey Bosa, saying that San Diego got the best football player in the 2016 draft class.


Andrew Han ESPN Writer 

Fans react to the first L.A. Rams pick in 22 years: Jared Goff.