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Silver says NBA will talk Hack-a-Shaq solution

NBA commissioner Adam Silver expects the NBA to explore rule changes at upcoming meetings that would address rampant use of Hack-a-Shaq strategy that slows games and hurts entertainment value.

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Seven players disciplined for Royals-White Sox brawl (1:25)

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Spratt: The golden age of third basemen

Manny Machado, Nolan Arenado and top prospect Kris Bryant are leading a new major league trend of a more versatile third baseman, says Baseball Info Solutions' Scott Spratt.

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Stalberg earned his way onto playoffs ice

Being sent down to Milwaukee was tough on Viktor Stalberg, but he kept working hard. Now, he's back in the NHL helping the Preds in the playoffs.

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McShay: Best fits for top DB prospects

Where will the top defensive back prospects in the draft fit best in the NFL? Todd McShay looks at Trae Waynes, Marcus Peters and the rest of the DBs projected to go in the first three rounds.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Mayweather vs. Pacquaio in 150 seconds (2:26)

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Brett Okamoto: Johnson-Horiguchi breakdown

How will the talented but untested Kyoji Horiguchi fare against flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson? Brett Okamoto breaks down the UFC 186 main event.

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Fisher: Be like Brad
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Knicks coach Derek Fisher is a big fan of Celtics coach Brad Stevens. "I think Brad kind of has that feel where most of the work is already done and he's allowing the guys to go out and play the game. That's kind of the way I feel. That will be my style going forward."

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Dan Murphy @DanMurphyESPN

Michigan State's spring game ends in a 9-3 win for White. Offensive MVP goes to center Jack Allen with his 3-yard TD run.

LeBron shot has to be seen to be believed
NBA 

LeBron James made a full-court shot at practice today like it was a casual game of catch at the park.

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Hawks can't find the range

The Hawks are just 2-for-14 on shots outside of the paint so far today -- and both makes are by DeMarre Carroll. His teammates are just 7-for-27 from the field as the Nets have pushed out to a 10-point lead midway through the second quarter.

Weather dampens Zurich Classic
Golf 

The 2nd round was completed today after the threat of severe thunderstorms cut short play on Friday. Jason Day (-12) leads, but Hudson Swafford, Daniel Berger and Chris Stroud are all 1 stroke back. Play is currently suspended. Leaderboard

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Golf 

Brandon Allen has 3 TDs in spring game
College Football 

The Arkansas QB, whose day ended after the first half, had a favorite target this afternoon, hooking up with Keon Hatcher for 2 of his TDs.

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College Football 

Nishikori back in Barcelona Open final
Tennis 

Defending champion Kei Nishikori beat Martin Klizan, 6-1, 6-2, today to reach Sunday's final. He'll face upstart 20-year-old Pablo Andujar, who upset No. 3 seed David Ferrer, 7-6 (6), 6-3.

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Tennis 

Canada in the lineup

The Blue Jays have three Canadian position players in their starting lineup for today's game vs. the Rays -- the first time that's happened in MLB history (via Elias).

Mark your calendars for May 2
Boxing 

There's a lot more going on next Saturday than just Mayweather-Pacquiao.

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Boxing 

Nets' starters came to play

Brooklyn's starters scored 29 of the team's 31 points in a scorching first quarter as it leads 31-16 after one. The Hawks made just 1 of their first 8 shots and finished the quarter shooting under 30% from the field. Follow live

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Arkansas QB Brandon Allen's day ends after one half. He finished 17-of-21 for 230 yards and 3 TDs.

Isles strike first
NHL 

John Tavares fired a wrist shot into the net to give the Isles a 1-0 lead over Washington in the first period. New York is facing elimination today at the Coliseum. Follow live

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NHL 

Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

Bogdanovic has 11 points and three 3-pointers in the first quarter. #Nets came in shooting just over 28 percent from downtown in the series.

Wozniacki reaches Porsche GP final
Tennis 

No. 4 seed Caroline Wozniacki defeated No. 2 seed Simona Halep, 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, in just under an hour today at Stuttgart. She'll face Angelique Kerber, who beat American Madison Brengle, for the title. Scores

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Tennis 

Indians want no part of Miguel Cabrera

Cabrera became the first Tiger since 1914 to draw 4 walks in one game, with 3 coming intentionally (via Baseball Reference). Detroit leads 4-1 in the 7th. Follow live

Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

The whole get off to a fast start thing has been achieved. #Nets up 16-5 and playing solid D. ATL just 2-for-10 to start.

Hawks slow out of the gate

The Hawks attempted just five shots from the field in the game's first four-plus minutes -- the same number as Brooklyn's made shots. Nets lead 14-3 in the early going. Follow live

UAB football player protests at graduation
College Football 

In light of UAB's decision to end the football program, LB Derek Slaughter took his Blazers' helmet to graduation, even bringing it on stage as he accepted his diploma. Watch

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College Football 

Dominik: Winston not JaMarcus Russell
NFL 

ESPN NFL analyst and former Bucs GM Mark Dominik on comparing Jameis Winston and Russell, a former No. 1 pick: "I think it's rude," Dominik told ESPN Radio's Jorge Sedano. “I think it’s completely off base to call him JaMarcus Russell. I just don’t see the comparison."

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