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1hAdam Rittenberg

First round awaits Gordon, Waynes

Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon and Michigan State's Trae Waynes, best friends and high school teammates from Kenosha, Wisconsin, are poised to be drafted in the first round.

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Players who could be drafter lower than expected (3:07)


Locker room attitude toward Rodriguez

Andrew Marchand discusses the attitude in the Yankees' locker room toward Alex Rodriguez and what his teammates think of the Yankees' not promoting his chase of Willie Mays on the all-time home run list.

SportsCenter Clips

Love a big loss for Cavs (1:43)

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MLB Power Rankings: Week 4

The Royals, Mets and Cardinals all have legitimate cases to be our No. 1 team. Which team gets the nod?

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2hRobert Sanchez

Is Michael Andrew the next Michael Phelps?

In ESPN The Magazine's Fight for Perfection issue, Robert Sanchez writes about Michael Andrew, the controversial 16-year-old swimming sensation who is being groomed to be the next Michael Phelps.

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10hGary West

West: The Derby personality test

Every Kentucky Derby has a distinct personality. What does this year's field say about the 141st run for the roses?

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Manny and Freddie's Wild Card relationship (2:43)


Have You Seen?

Gruden's QB Camp: Pass Rushers (6:56)



NFL Nation mock draft: Picks 6-10

Here are picks 6-10 in today's NFL Nation mock draft, as selected by our team reporters:

  • 6. Jets: Kevin White
  • 7. Bears: OL Brandon Scherff
  • 8. Falcons: LB Vic Beasley
  • 9. Giants: OL Ereck Flowers
  • 10. Rams: OT Andrus Peat
Watch live on ESPN

5-on-5: What's next for the Cavs?

A panel of NBA writers weighed in on the penalties that could be ahead for Cleveland. Should J.R. Smith be suspended for his smack on Jae Crowder? Said Marc Stein: "Fact in the boldest print you can find on the Internet." 5 questions


Ichiro breaks record, cuddles base

Marlins OF Ichiro Suzuki, 41, became the leader in runs scored by a Japanese-born baseball player (1,968) on Sunday. He celebrated by getting personal with home plate.


Mock draft: Redskins pick Fowler at No. 5

Redskins reporter John Keim: "[Dante Fowler] has the sort of speed Washington wants on the edge – and something they don’t have on the right side with second-year Trent Murphy." Watch live on ESPN

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Mock draft: Cooper to Raiders at No. 4

Raiders reporter Bill Williamson: "[Leonard] Williams would have been seriously considered had the Jaguars not taken him, but the Raiders rejoice with Amari Cooper. Derek Carr badly needs a No. 1 receiver to grow with and Cooper, who had an SEC single-season record 124 receptions last season, fits the bill." Watch live on ESPN

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Mock draft: Williams goes No. 3 to Jags

Jags reporter Mike DiRocco: "Leonard Williams is so talented that the Jaguars can’t pass him up even though he’s not the edge rusher they really need. However, he is a better pass rusher than he’s been given credit. The Jaguars will use him similar to the way the Texans use J.J. Watt." Watch live on ESPN

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Mock draft: Titans pick Mariota No. 2

Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky: "I’m still not convinced Mariota is the Titans' guy, though I’ve come to think it’s increasingly likely. I think there is a better than 50 percent chance the pick is traded and used on Mariota by someone else." NFL Nation mock draft live on ESPN

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Mock draft: Winston goes No. 1 to Bucs

Surprise! Bucs reporter Pat Yasinskas: "The Bucs were dreadful on offense last season. Winston has experience in a pro-style system. He should give the offense a boost right away." NFL Nation mock draft live on ESPN

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Carlisle's statement on officiating

Don't ask Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle about the officiating. He'll just tape his mouth shut.


NFL Nation mock draft, 1 p.m. ET

Trey Wingo prepares to host the NFL Nation mock draft as our ESPN.com NFL reporters predict the fate of this year's draft class. Watch live on ESPN


Cavs will miss Love

Kevin Love took some grief this season, but Cleveland has been a much better team with him on the floor this postseason.


Expect no J.R. Smith for a bit

ESPN's Dave McMenamin on Smith's possible suspension: “A minimum of two games. Probably more likely three and I wouldn't be shocked if it were 5. You’re talking about a guy with a suspension history both in the regular season and in the postseason." (via Mike & Mike)

NFL Nation Mock Draft, 1 p.m. ET

Our ESPN NFL Nation reporters will play general manager and execute a first-round mock draft. Watch live on ESPN


How to replace Adam Wainwright

Hey, Wainwright fantasy owners, need to hear some good news? There are options to replace your fallen ace. Take a look at SPs Jimmy Nelson (Brewers) and Drew Hutchison (Blue Jays). More Waino replacements (Insider)

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You're busted, Bill!

John Legend called out Patriots coach Bill Belichick for checking out Legend's supermodel wife, Chrissy Teigen, at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. But he wasn't the only one: We see you, Russell; Nice eye, Frank the Tank! 'Spy Gate'

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No strong DH opinion for Jake Arrieta

Said the Cubs pitcher, who's 0-for-10 on the year: "It's part of the game, and we have to put work into it. I think a lot of people want to see the DH implemented around the league. I wouldn't care one way or another."


Mayweather still the favorite

Prior to the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight being formalized, Mayweather was the big favorite. However, his odds quickly dipped. They have leveled off recently, with Mayweather still the clear betting choice.


Hockey coming to Seattle?

Nothing will ever replace the SuperSonics for Seattle, but how about an NHL team? A code interpretation request was filed Wednesday with the intention of building a multi-purpose arena in the City of Tukwila, according to ESPN's Craig Custance. 2017 target date


OTD: Rocky Marciano retires undefeated

In 1956, at 49-0 (with 43 KO), "The Brockton Blockbuster" retired undefeated -- the only heavyweight champion to do so. Welterweight Floyd Mayweather is currently sitting at 47-0 and has a pretty important fight coming up.

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ICYMI: Watch this Alex Gordon catch

The Royals outfielder had a close encounter with White Sox fans in the 6th inning of Chicago's 5-3 win. We're not sure how he held on to this one.


Jon Gruden's 15 favorites in the Draft
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Gruden wants Mel Kiper to change his Big Board: "I don't understand why [Marcus Mariota] isn't the No. 1 player in this draft on Mel Kiper's Big Board. … He is like Russell Wilson, only he is 6-4.” Gruden's other 14 (Insider)

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Kevin Love: Not a basketball play

The Cavs' star on Kelly Olynyk's foul that resulted in his shoulder injury: "I thought it was a bush-league play. ... I have no doubt in my mind that he did it on purpose."


Scott Brown @ScottBrown_ESPN

Tomlin confirms Antonio Brown worked out with Steelers today as part of phase one of offseason workout program.