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Rivers stays strong in eye of Clippers' storm

When asked who he leans on during tough times, Doc Rivers got emotional reminiscing about his mother who passed away last June. “She was his rock," said Austin Rivers. “My father's a very private person. His life outside of basketball, he doesn't really share it with anybody.” Story

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Why Kobe was going by 'Sweaty Pits McGee'

Kobe Bryant made his first post-retirement media appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," pranking an aesthetician by claiming to have a severe sweating problem. Take a look

Dickerson: Gurley poised for greatness in L.A. (1:34)

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After being eliminated from the playoffs by the Warriors last night, the Rockets received permission to interview assistant coach Luke Walton for their head coach job, sources told The Undefeated early this morning.

Dominik: Wentz has not played a lot of football (1:44)
Should Luke Walton listen to his father and not coach the Lakers? (2:13)
Jalen: Shaq was a good leader (1:08)

Mocks: Who will the Rams draft at No. 1?

A look at whom the ESPN experts think Los Angeles will pick at No. 1 in Round 1 of tonight's NFL draft (8 p.m. ET on ESPN, WatchESPN):

  • Mel Kiper Jr.: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
  • Todd McShay: Goff
  • Louis Riddick: Goff
  • NFL Nation: Goff
NFL draft cheat sheet (Insider)

Stats & Info

They weren't kidding -- it's a close call

We knew it was a close call, but we didn't realize it was this close. Cal QB Jared Goff and North Dakota state QB Carson Wentz are nearly identical in each category besides in TD/interception rate.

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Warriors, Clippers without superstars

Golden State was able to close out Houston in five games for the most part without Steph Curry on the court. However, the Clippers have struggled mightily without Chris Paul.

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4hDoug Padilla

What has the Dodgers offense tied up in knots?

The Los Angeles Dodgers' offensive explosion in Colorado was a mirage, as the Miami Marlins have handcuffed L.A.'s bats. So what do the Dodgers do?

2017 recruiting storylines to watch (3:37)
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Best Playoff Vines: Magic Johnson

Follow our #NBArank countdown of the best playoff Vines in NBA history. Here's No. 12. Magic's junior skyhook

Iggy Azalea saves Nick Young from tattoo misspelling (2:41)
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6hCraig Custance

Three keys to the offseason: Anaheim Ducks

After falling to the Predators in seven games, the Anaheim Ducks can only look to the offseason. Here are three important considerations.