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51mBrando Simeo Starkey with reporting by Justin Tinsley

Floyd, Manny and the death of boxing

51mBrando Simeo Starkey with reporting by Justin Tinsley

Floyd, Manny and the death of boxing

Racial progress killed American boxing. Floyd, Manny and Al cash in on its (brief?) revival.

1hAdam Schefter

Sources: Dolphins' Jordan suspended for 2015

Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan, the third overall pick in the 2013 draft, is being suspended for the entire 2015 season for another violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy.


Shane Ray in NFL drug program, sources say

Shane Ray, who was cited Monday for marijuana possession, is now automatically enrolled in the behavioral portion of Phase 1 of the NFL's substance abuse program, sources tell ESPN.

Mel Kiper and Jon Gruden

Kiper/Gruden: Debating Mariota vs. Winston

Mel Kiper would take Jameis Winston No. 1, while Jon Gruden would take Marcus Mariota. That's one of many debates the two analysts had during the taping of their draft preview special.

Love injury diminishes Cavs' championship hopes (0:56)

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Man of Manny crafts (2:35)


NFL Draft

Trade scenarios for Titans to consider (4:08)

1mBradford Doolittle

Carter-Williams steals show vs. Rose

Michael Carter-Williams outplayed Derrick Rose decisively on Monday, part of a Bucks backcourt that finally stood up to its Bulls counterparts.

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3hMatthew Coller

Coller: What's next for Johnny Hockey

Matthew Coller looks closer at why teams passed on Johnny Gaudreau in 2011, and what his long-term potential is with the Calgary Flames.

5mKeith Law

Top 25 players under 25

Mike Trout and Bryce Harper rank first and second, respectively, on Keith Law's list of the top 25 players in the majors under the age of 25.

SportsCenter Clips

Surreal scene in Baltimore (2:24)

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4hJeff Goodman

Best and worst college-to-NBA decisions

On the day the NBA's early entry list is released to the world, Jeff Goodman looks at the best and worst college-to-NBA decisions.

Have You Seen?

Ski Tandem Backflip (0:22)

Is Jordan Spieth the new face of golf? (1:53)


O's-ChiSox closed to public Wednesday

Wednesday's game in Baltimore will begin at 2:05 p.m. ET but be closed to the public. The weekend series with the Rays has been moved to Tropicana Field. Monday's and today's games are rescheduled for a double-header May 28.

Minnesota Vikings @Vikings

"We can just end the Adrian Peterson stuff. Our position has not changed...we have no interest in trading Adrian Peterson." Rick Spielman

Doug Padilla: 'Surreal scene' in Baltimore

Said the ESPN Chicago reporter: "If you've ever been down here, it's a friendly area, it's a nice place to go and spend a sunny afternoon, but today it has a much different feel."


The Undefeated: Boxing's new hook

After 100 years, boxing's captivating black-white narrative died when Larry Holmes floored the undefeated Gerry Cooney early and late, and forced Cooney's cornerman to throw in the towel in the 13th round. Floyd Mayweather now drives the sport. Boxing's breath of fresh air?

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Barcelona leading 5-0 at halftime

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez (2) and Neymar each have at least a goal in the first half as Barca lead Getafe 5-0 at halftime.


Hamilton back in Rangers garb

New Rangers OF Josh Hamilton spent today at the team's spring training facility in Arizona. The Angels traded him to Texas, where he played from 2008-2012, on Monday.


Live on SC: Manny Pacquiao speaks

Said Pacquiao: "I'm so excited for Saturday and thank you so much for all your support." He is 18-3-2 in world title fights. Watch on ESPN2/WatchESPN


Field Yates @FieldYates

NFL earnings since Roger Goodell became commissioner in 2007: Goodell: $150.4M Peyton: $136M Eli: $112M Matt Ryan: $105M Brady: $103.5M

Live on SC: Manny Pacquiao rally

Pacquiao speaks and fans rally around the fighter in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's megafight against Floyd Mayweather. Watch on ESPN2/WatchESPN


Olney: Phils need to trade Hamels now

"If the Phillies were to hang on to Hamels beyond July 31 this year ... then in the fall, if they were to try to trade Hamels, his market value would go way down because the free-agent class is going to be absolutely loaded."


Harig: Spieth a visible face for golf

As Jordan Spieth readies for the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, Bob Harig sees him becoming the new face of golf if only because Spieth will play 15 tournaments before the year's second major.


Friends land tandem skiing backflip

Freestyle skier Jesper Tjader of Sweden pulled off a tandem skiing backflip with a friend sharing the same ski. That's how you and your friends spend your spare time, right?



Goal Barcelona! Incredible ball from Messi into the area and Suarez's volley is perfect to the top corner. 2-0 Barca.

A strong head-to-head matchup

Giants LHP Madison Bumgarner is lights-out against Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez in his career, but Gonzo has been hot at home so far this season, hitting .477 with 5 homers. Who will win this matchup? We'll see tonight at 10 p.m. ET.


Dave McMenamin @mcten

According to Bovada sports book in Las Vegas, CLE still has the 2nd best odds to win it all (12-to-5) even with Love out. GSW 1st (8-to-5)

8 seconds separate quickest knockouts

Two-thirds of Manny Pacquiao's career wins have come via KO, with his quickest being 1:04 into Round 1. Floyd Mayweather's wins end in KO 55% of the time, but his fastest is a bit slower, coming at 1:12 into Round 1.


Carlesimo on Cavs: 'They're in trouble'

ESPN's P.J. Carlesimo called Kevin Love "an integral part of what [the Cavs] do" and the likely loss of him for the postseason hurts their championship aspirations.


MJD retires as a Jaguar

Maurice Jones-Drew posed with his kids and the Jaguars mascot after ceremoniously retiring with the team that drafted him in 2006. His nine-year career included 13,348 all-purpose yards and 81 touchdowns.


Plans unclear for other games

Sources tell ESPN's Jayson Stark that the Orioles, MLB and city officials are still discussing options for Wednesday's scheduled home game vs. the White Sox and this weekend's series vs. Tampa Bay.


Goal Barcelona! Messi gives Barca the lead! Barca 1-0 Getafe