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1mBrian Windhorst

Contested convention: J.R. Smith says open shots are boring

Cover him. Don't cover him. In these playoffs, Cleveland's J.R. Smith has a hot hand regardless of defense. Will it stay hot in Friday's Game 3 in Atlanta? (ESPN, WatchESPN, 7 p.m. ET)

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NBA's Top 10 Missed High Fives (2:14)
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Oakley defends taking shot at Barkley (2:32)
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33mIan Begley

Sources: Knicks reach out to Vogel's agents

Knicks general manager Steve Mills has reached out to the agents of former Pacers coach Frank Vogel about the team's coaching vacancy, sources told ESPN.

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Shelburne: Durant rejection would be heartbreaking for OKC fans (1:41)
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5hFootball Outsiders staff

Biggest remaining holes for all 32 teams

The Colts still need depth behind RB Frank Gore, and the Bucs could use a receiver opposite Mike Evans. Football Outsiders analyzes the biggest post-draft needs for every team.

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The distance on this trick shot is outrageous (0:19)
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Ohio State recruit decommits for surprising reason (1:36)
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Harbaugh vs. Leach in ex-Michigan QB home run derby (1:02)
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Altuve delivers on HR promise to sick fan (1:43)
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2hDavid Schoenfield

Five teams Tim Lincecum could end up with

Heading into Tim Lincecum's long-awaited pitching "showcase," David Shoenfield identifies five fits for the two-time Cy Young winner.

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Cotton candy guy makes great grab at Astros game (0:22)
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6hTom Friend

Invictus Games: Lauren Montoya wasn't going to be beaten

Lauren Montoya went from the front lines in Afghanistan to a Texas hospital to amputate her leg. Undeterred, she started training for the Invictus Games, and ultimately to be fit for duty again.

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'Story Time with Ozzie Guillen' premieres Tuesday, May 10th (0:17)
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2hJim Caple

Tough love: Taijuan Walker's mom brings the heat

When Taijuan Walker's mom, Nellie Garcia, a cancer survivor, texts praise -- or criticism -- of her son's work on the mound, the Mariners pitcher takes her words to heart.

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Gremio U-14 scores amazing scorpion kick goal (0:16)
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Kyrgios has flash of genius with tweener lob (0:36)
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Max Kellerman: "Canelo still has to prove himself" (3:25)
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5hESPN FC

Leicester's Premier League heroes

Leicester City have won the Premier League after a remarkable season that began with them 5000-1 outsiders and predicted by many to be relegated. We look at the players, who made a seemingly impossible dream come true.

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How the 1970 Kentucky Derby forever changed sports journalism (13:02)
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Let's celebrate Willie Mays' birthday with 'The Catch' (0:20)

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Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

"I had to slow him down. It's a walk-through, and he's bench pressing linemen already." – Cardinals coach Bruce Arians on rookie DT Robert Nkemdiche's first practice of Arizona's rookie minicamp Friday.

NFL 

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Yasiel Puig lives on the edge. Literally. [Credit: Yasiel Puig/Twitter]

Pierce: I would never run away from a rookie

Mark Schlereth and Antonio Pierce have no issues with Terrell Owens calling Sam Bradford a coward for wanting to be traded after the Eagles drafted Carson Wentz.

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Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Espero que los fans disfruten la pelea, él es rápido pero vamos a estar listos para lo que sea: Canelo #CaneloKhan

Boxing 

Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Face to face #CaneloKhan

Boxing 

Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Amir Khan 155 libras #CaneloKhan

Boxing 

Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Canelo Álvarez 155 libras #CaneloKhan

Boxing 

Cameroon's Ekeng dies after collapsing
Soccer 

Patrick Ekeng, 26, died after he collapsed during Friday's Dinamo Bucharest match, doctors said. Cristian Pandrea, a spokesman for the Floreasca Emeregency Hospital, said the cause of death was not known. Story

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Soccer 

Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Canelo ya en el escenario para el pesaje #CaneloKhan

Boxing 

Andres Ferrari ESPN Editor 

Former champions Bernard Hopkins, Oscar De La Hoya, Lennox Lewis, Roberto "Mano de Piedra" Duran and Evander Holyfield are part of the celebration this weekend for Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan. Boxing elite.

Boxing 

Distance on this trick shot is outrageous
NCAAF 

Kenny Potter, the MVP of the 2015 AutoNation Cure Bowl, tosses a football from the top of the stands into a trash can at Spartan Stadium.

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Cubs run differential now plus-98. That's the best by any team in the World Series era. Think about that. They're pretty good apparently

Andres Ferrari ESPN Editor 

"I'm tired of talking, I want to fight," said middleweight Glen Tapia after making weight for his fight against former middleweight titlist David Lamieux on Saturday.

Boxing 

Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

David Lemieux 160 libras, Glen Tapia 159.5 libras #CaneloKhan

Boxing 

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Maybe only someone named Pope can say this. Cowboys tight ends coach Mike Pope was asked how much help Jason Witten could be to new-to-football-tight end Rico Gathers. "Witten's the 13th disciple," Pope said. "He helps everybody."

NBA's Top 10 Missed High Fives
NBA 

Kyle Lowry isn't the first and won't be the last to botch a basketball high five.

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Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Diego de la Hoya 122 libras, Rocco Santomauro 121 libras #CaneloKhan

Boxing 

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon reminds everyone Wrigley Field plays two different ways. On Friday it played small as the wind blew out for the first time this season in a Cubs 8-6 win over Washington.

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

It's raining during the outdoor Canelo-Khan weigh-in.

Boxing 

Andres Ferrari ESPN Editor 

You know Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan is a big fight when Mario Lopez is hosting the weigh-in.

Boxing 

Bob Harig ESPN Senior Writer 

Tiger Woods is not in the Players Championship field next week, which should come as no surprise based on his recent comments and lack of play. Woods, who won the tournament in 2013, finished near the bottom of the field last year at TPC Sawgrass after making the cut on the number. Defending champion Rickie Fowler heads the field that also includes Danny Willett, who is making his first start since winning the Masters.

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Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Todo listo para el pesaje de #CaneloKhan, De la Hoya espera no llueva

Boxing 

Watch: Alvarez-Khan weigh-in on ESPN3
Boxing 

Middleweight champ Canelo Alvarez goes head to head with challenger Amir Khan before Saturday's bout in Las Vegas. Watch live

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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Budenholzer before Game 3 vs. Cleveland: "We need to be better, there's no doubt about that."