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Historic Road Trip Takes Its Toll (3:22)
VCU clinches its first regional championship (1:41)
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Revamped Mercury set sights on WNBA repeat

After a chaotic offseason, defending WNBA champ Phoenix is an almost entirely different team in 2015. But with a good nucleus still on the roster, the Mercury sure don't sound worried.

13hJeffri Chadiha

Chadiha: Raiders' Mack just getting started

As a rookie, Khalil Mack proved he can make plays in the NFL. In Year 2, the outside linebacker is poised to be a difference-maker for the Raiders, Jeffri Chadiha writes.


deGrom deals as Mets crush Padres

Andrew Cashner struck out 12 batters, but Jacob deGrom carried a perfect game deep into his 8 scoreless innings to lead the Mets past the Padres 7-0. Daniel Murphy finished the day 4-for-4.


Visiting Pirates edge Giants

Gerrit Cole struck out 9 over 7 innings and helped himself out, scoring twice on Andrew McCutchen sacrifice flies, as the Pirates handed the Giants their 3rd straight loss. Box score


Pujols double-dips on going deep

The Rays pitched around Mike Trout to face Albert Pujols earlier tonight. They got lucky that time, but he made them pay with his most recent at bat. Pujols' second HR of the night is his 13th of the season, and the Angels lead 7-3 in the bottom of the 8th. Follow live


Rex Ryan, Bills hit the links for charity

The coach had Buffalo players spend today's OTA session away from football at Jim Kelly's charity golf tournament. "It's not just lip service, I want to do some things that bring the team together."


Freeman, Wood down D-backs in Arizona

Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer in the 5th and added an RBI single in the 6th to lift the Braves to a 3rd straight win. Braves SP Alex Wood, whose 2-RBI single broke a scoreless tie in the 2nd, tossed 8 innings of 1-run ball. Box score


TCU rallies to win in extras

After being down 7 runs going into the bottom of the 8th inning, Elliott Barzilli hit a walk-off single to right field in the 10th to cap the Horned Frogs' massive rally against NC State.


Mariners chip away, still trail by 5

Seth Smith hit an RBI triple to right and scored on Austin Jackson's double to give Seattle its first runs of the game, but the Mariners are still looking up at the Yankees, who lead 7-2 after 7 innings. Follow live

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ESPN sources say Pelicans putting on full-court press to hire Darren Erman as defensive guru for new coach Alvin Gentry's coaching staff

June gloom for King Felix

Félix Hernández allowed 7 earned runs tonight against the Yankees, which is usually a month's work for the Mariners' ace. Hernández allowed 7 earned runs in all of April and 8 earned runs in the month of May.


A new superstar in the Curry household

Has Stephen Curry's daughter's fame surpassed his own? "In the Bay Area, for sure," Curry said. "When we go out now, they're all asking where she's at. ... We went to Toys 'R' Us the other day, and little girls asking their dad can they talk to Riley because they saw her on TV."



According to a report, a number of great NBA marksmen -- Steve Nash included -- believe Stephen Curry could be the best shooter ever. Chef Curry at the top?

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A weird outing for Padres pitcher

San Diego SP Andrew Cashner became the first pitcher in modern baseball history (since 1900) to strike out at least 12, walk nobody and not make it through 5 IP (via Elias), as the Mets got to him early. And after arguing calls following a 2-1 pitch, Matt Kemp and Bud Black have been ejected as the Mets lead 7-0. Follow live


Dwyane Wade set for Finals appearance

The Heat superstar is going back to the NBA Finals -- as an analyst. The three-time NBA champion will join ESPN on ABC for pregame and halftime shows during Games 2 and 3 of Finals -- as well as 6 and 7, if necessary. Flash in the studio

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Seattle Mariners @Mariners

Mayckol Guaipe has thrown 2.1 scoreless innings in his MLB debut. We're doing the 7th inning stretch. Yankees lead the Mariners, 7-0.

Angels @Angels

Ichthyophobia has officially spread to Tampa Bay. Rays are intentionally walking Trout to load the bases for Pujols.