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11hJ.A. Adande

The Warriors vs. conventional wisdom

The biggest challenge this postseason for the top-seeded Warriors might be what history has taught us is needed in playoff ball, writes J.A. Adande.

10hMarc Stein

Sources: NBA cap could pass $100M by 2017-18

At this week's NBA Board of Governors meetings in New York, teams were advised ‎that the league's salary cap could rise past the $100 million mark as soon as the 2017-18 season, sources said.


Showalter, Orioles shocked by Jimenez ejection

Ubaldo Jimenez was tossed Friday for hitting Pablo Sandoval in the right shoulder with a pitch, an ejection that Baltimore manager Buck Showalter later called "professionally embarrassing."

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15mBuster Olney

What to make of A-Rod's hot start

With two more home runs against Tampa Bay, Alex Rodriguez is off to a terrific start. What's fueling it? Buster Olney examines.


A-Rod confident and dangerous

The Baseball Tonight Minute breaks down Alex Rodriguez's performance against the Rays and what it means for the Yankees' success.


Trout makes history in Angels win

Angels center fielder Mike Trout became the youngest player to reach 100 home runs and 100 steals in Los Angeles' 6-3 win over Houston.

Stanley Cup playoffs highlights

Capitals even series (1:29)


SportsCenter Clips

Urban Meyer on defending championship, QB battle (3:22)


Temple Cup vs. Stanley Cup part 1

Keith Olbermann explains how baseball's Temple Cup was never able to match the lore and greatness of the Stanley Cup, and Mike Bolt presents Lord Stanley's Cup in studio.

21hJeremy Fowler and Pat McManamon

Manziel apologizes, vows to regain Browns' trust

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, who was released from a rehab treatment facility last week, apologized Friday to the Browns organization and fans for letting them down.

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Signals: By the Numb3rs (15:07)



Matt Fortuna: Notre Dame's QB battle

"I think we're going to get a much better gauge of these quarterbacks from this spring game than we have in years past."


Looking ahead: Miami
Men's College Basketball 

After a season-defining win over eventual national champion Duke, the Hurricanes never found their swag again and ended their season with a loss to Stanford in the NIT title game. But Myron Medcalf sees some promise due to a solid returning nucleus. Search for consistency

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On your marks, get set ...
Olympic Sports 

Thousands of runners are ready to run the Boston Marathon 5K race this morning. The 119th Boston Marathon will be run on Monday.

Olympic Sports 

Steelers' doctors clear Jaelen Strong
College Football 

The ASU WR (wrist) was cleared by doctors after going through a battery of tests during his visit Friday. His results will be sent to other teams so Strong won't need a medical recheck in Indianapolis. He is an expected first-round pick.

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College Football 

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Giants were shut out by D-backs & have lost 8 straight games, 2nd-longest April losing streak by any defending champion.

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Sara Errani draws Italy even with the US in Fed Cup with a 6-1 6-2 win over Lauren Davis.

Half: Barcelona 1, Valencia 0

Luis Suarez scored in the first minute of the match to put Barca ahead early. Lionel Messi is searching for his 400th career goal for Barcelona, but even he has never scored a goal in the first minute of a Barcelona game. Follow live



HT: Stoke City 0-1 Southampton Everton 1-0 Burnley Leicester 1-0 Swansea Crystal Palace 0-1 West Brom

Vikings' mindset regarding Peterson

Adam Caplan told SportsCenter: "First of all, I don't think they want to trade him. ... They think they're so much better with him." But if they WERE to trade him? "It'd take at least a first-round pick and more compensation."


OTD: Longest game in baseball history

On this date in 1981, the Pawtucket Red Sox and Rochester Red Wings began the record 33-inning game. After the game was halted at 4:09 a.m. on April 19, the game resumed June 23, where Dave Koza got the winning hit for the Sox.

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Urban Meyer: Not our job to defend

"The clarity of purpose is not to win a national championship. ... Our job is to have nine units operate at maximum capacity. ... If we play well, and nine units are playing at their best, I don't know if we'll lose." Ohio State plays its spring game today at 1:30 p.m.

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Mike Trout hit his 100th career HR. At 23 years, 253 days, he is the youngest player to 100 career HR and stolen bases in MLB history

Watch: Djokovic takes first set 6-3

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic took the first set in a Monte Carlo semifinal against Rafael Nadal. Djoker is one set away from advancing to the final to play Tomas Berdych. Live on ESPN3/WatchESPN


Happy 32nd birthday, Miguel Cabrera!

The Tigers slugger has started the season batting .439 with two homers and 9 RBIs in 10 games. The 9-1 Tigers take on the White Sox today at 1 p.m. ET, and we bet Miggy is looking for a birthday W.

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Barcelona have the lead, but Valencia have the most chances thus far. Really keeping the pressure on Barca's defence.

Trout joins 100-100 club

Mike Trout hit his 100th and 101st career home runs on Friday, making him the youngest player in MLB history with 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases. Trout is 56 days younger than Alex Rodriguez was when he reached the 100-100 club.

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OTD: Joe Montana retires

On this date 20 years ago, 49ers QB Joe Montana retired from the NFL. The Hall of Famer led the Niners to four Super Bowl wins with an 11-to-0 touchdown-to-interception ratio.

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