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Clippers forced to try new lineup

Due to injuries, Los Angeles will move Austin Rivers and Jamal Crawford into the starting lineup. The two guards have only 15 starts combined this season, including the playoffs. Can J.J. Redick and DeAndre Jordan lead the Clippers to a Game 6 road win?

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

LA's Drew Doughty, Ottawa's Erik Karlsson and San Jose's Brent Burns named Norris Trophy finalists by PHWA. Voters got this one right. Tough choice from here though between Doughty and Karlsson for winner.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

If that knee holds up, Gus Bradley and the Jags just landed another defensive stud with Myles Jack. Jalen Ramsey on Day 1 and now Jack? Speed and athleticism. That's how you build a defense in today's game.

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Bio Blast: Myles Jack

Jacksonville landed one of the top talents in the draft with the No. 36 overall pick. Jack had 15 tackles for loss and 19 pass breakups in 29 career games for UCLA.

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Kiper scouting report: Myles Jack

Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the Jaguars' second-round selection. How does Jack's game translate to the modern NFL?

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers had a brief closed-door meeting to address the team's recent struggles, but the meeting seemed more energetic than negative. When the clubhouse reopened, there was more energy, and the team projected an optimistic air than a somber one.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said that in the wake of Dee Gordon's positive test for performance-enhancing substances the team asked questions but found there is no avenue for protesting the results of a four-game series against the Marlins. Gordon, who had appealed a positive test, had a major impact in the Marlins' sweep at Dodger Stadium this week.

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Quarterbacks tied at the hip

For the second year in a row, and the third time since 2012, quarterbacks were selected with the top two picks in the draft.

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Teams to never reach conference finals

The Clippers' hopes of reaching the conference finals for the first time are fading. However, if both Charlotte and Toronto advance out of the first round on Friday, one of the two will reach the ECF for the first time.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

As he hoped, new Rams QB Jared Goff will get to wear the No. 16 with the Los Angeles Rams. Goff grew up a big fan of Niners quarterback Joe Montana and has worn the number all of his football playing life as a tribute to his favorite player.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams quarterback Jared Goff on Yasiel Puig's offer to show him around town: "I will take him up on that offer." Jeff Fisher chimes in "This is going to be a good answer, we talked about this one."

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Rams quarterbacks Vince Ferragamo and Jim Everett welcomed new quarterback Jared Goff to Los Angeles on Friday.

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Can Blazers close out Clippers?

According to ESPN's BPI, Portland has a 63 percent chance to win the series against Los Angeles. The Trail Blazers are 9-0 all-time in potential series-clinching postseason home games in best-of-7 series.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams general manager Les Snead greets quarterback Jared Goff as he arrives at the team's LA Live draft headquarters. Goff will meet the media in a little less than an hour.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA is celebrating Kenny Clark's first-round selection (Green Bay) with digital billboards like this one around Los Angeles.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

New Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff has arrived in Los Angeles. He's set to meet the media for the first time at 5:30 p.m. ET. Goff is likely to be the only drafted player to be talking about the Rams choosing him on Friday as they have no picks in rounds two or three after trading up from No. 15 to No. 1 with the Tennessee Titans earlier this month. They have four picks remaining, two in the fourth round and two in the sixth round.

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Jumping the gun on quarterbacks

Selecting a quarterback on Day 1 isn't always a successful strategy. Since 2011, quarterbacks selected on Day 2 have combined for a higher win percentage and more playoff victories than their first-round counterparts.

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What's next for Boudreau, Ducks?

Following the Anaheim Ducks' firing of Bruce Boudreau, Craig Custance explores who the Ducks will hire, and where Boudreau will land.