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Wainwright (Achilles) to miss rest of season

Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is expected to miss the rest of the 2015 season due to an Achilles injury he suffered Saturday while stumbling out of the batter's box, a source told Jim Bowden.


Scherzer, injured batting, says NL needs DH

Max Scherzer, who could miss his next start for the Washington Nationals with a sprained thumb, says the National League would be better served if pitchers weren't asked to bat.

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Mel Kiper and Todd McShay

Kiper vs. McShay: Three-round mock draft

Mel Kiper and Todd McShay play GM for all 32 NFL teams, alternating mock draft picks for the first three rounds of the 2015 draft.


Wainwright out for the season with Achilles injury

Jerry Crasnick has the latest on Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright, who is expected to miss the rest of the season with an Achilles injury, which he suffered Saturday night while stumbling out of the batter's box.


Súper Clásico: It's a draw

Paul Aguilar's first-half goal for Club América was one to behold, but Chivas fought back in the second half to earn the draw.


Playoff buzzer-beaters

Check out the past four NBA playoff game-winning buzzer-beaters, including ones from LeBron James when he was a member of the Miami Heat and Bucks' Jerryd Bayless' winner against the Bulls.

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Clayton's mailbag: Lessons from 2011 draft

The 2011 draft provides guidance for this year's draft, John Clayton writes. For example, don't reach for a QB. Plus: the race for L.A., schedule imbalance and more.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

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

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Summer Scoop: New Orleans Pelicans

What's next for the Pelicans? After New Orleans' early exit from the playoffs, Marc Stein identifies the key questions surrounding Anthony Davis & Co.

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Burnside: Where do Penguins go from here?

In spite of having two of the best players in the world in captain Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, the Penguins must figure out how they can prevent even further erosion.

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UAB player supports defunct football program during graduation (0:16)



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Dallas native Jordan Spieth, wearing his green jacket, gets presented a personalized Mavs jersey. Does his part to keep crowd fired up.

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Rick Carlisle T'd up for arguing about basically the same Dwight Howard arm motion that he complained about after Game 3. $25K not worth it

Howard is a handful for Mavericks

Dallas is 36 minutes away from its season ending, and Dwight Howard is doing his best to finish things. He has two alley-oops already and 10 points total, and a buzzer-beating one-footed jumper from James Harden has the Rockets up 34-25. Follow live

America gets the better of the rivalry

With tonight's draw, Club America is unbeaten in last 5 games vs. Chivas in the Super Clasico (3-2-0). Chivas' last win in the series came in 2012.


Washington 'Nat' getting it done

Tim Kurkjian: "The Nationals' issues are many right now. One is they've scored five runs in their last four games. You're not going to get it done doing that."


College eSports tourney reaches final

It started with 890 teams and now it's down to just 2. Arizona State and UC-Berkeley will go head-to-head in the finals of Blizzard's Heroes of the Dorm tournament, with the winners earning college tuition for their entire undergrad careers. Watch Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN


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On what he sees in WAS heading into 2nd rd this time around, Randy Wittman: "I see a more confident look" this time and he noted Pierce

Raptors can't handle The Truth

Paul Pierce made it clear he didn't want to have to travel back to Toronto and go through customs again. He got his wish, as the Wizards blew out the Raptors by 31 points to advance to the second round of the playoffs with a 4-0 sweep.


Can Raptors contend with this core?

After the Raptors were swept out of the postseason, NBA insider Kevin Pelton takes a look at their roster and says the biggest question facing Toronto is whether this group needs a makeover. Roster reload (Insider)


Rockets doing work down low

Eight of Houston's first 10 shots have come in the paint; the Rockets are 7-of-8 on those shots for all 14 of Houston's points at the first timeout. Follow live

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Tyson Chandler barks at Charlie Villanueva to put his hand up to claim the foul. Refs don't go for it. That's 2 on Tyson already.

Adam Wainwright not worried about MRI

"There's nothing I can do about it, so might as well not be nervous about it or worried about it," Wainwright said after today's 6-3 loss against the Brewers. "Worry doesn't do anybody any good."


Chivas, America draw in Super Clasico

Substitute Aldo De Nigris scored in the 63rd minute to cancel out Paul Aguilar's long-range strike as Chivas and Club America settled for a 1-1 draw. Chivas moves into first place in Liga MX with the result. Stats

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For the second straight postseason, Dwight Howard looks really good and no one is saying much about it