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Kiper: Round 1 impact rookies

Mel Kiper identifies the first-round rookies he thinks will have the biggest impact, including Amari Cooper and Dante Fowler Jr.

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Ranking top 10 fantasy MLB prospects for '15

Noah Syndergaard jumps to the top of Tommy Rancel's updated top 10 fantasy prospects for 2015, which also includes a couple of Blue Jays rookies who were demoted last week.

Curry's plays of the year (2:34)

SportsCenter Clips

Clippers-Rockets preview (2:54)

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Milwaukee's best may be yet to come

After exceeding expectations this season, the future looks even brighter for Jason Kidd and the Bucks.

Have You Seen?

Skip voices his frustrations on Mayweather (0:54)



Watch Curry accept MVP award

Stephen Curry is accepting his MVP award live on SportsCenter. "This hasn't sunk in at all." Live on ESPNews & WatchESPN


Steph Curry: Family first

"There is more to life than basketball. There is your family, taking care of each other, loving each other. Without a doubt, you would have encouraged me, with or without basketball."


Kershaw could be 2nd best since WWII

Among pitchers who debuted after World War II, Clayton Kershaw would have the 2nd best career ERA at the time of his 100th win (assuming it stays under 2.56 -- he's currently at 2.51). (via Elias)

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Curry on winning MVP

"This hasn't sunk in at all. I'm on Cloud 9 for sure. We're in the middle of a playoff run, but today is a celebration for sure."

6 things you should know about the MVP

According to his sister, Stephen Curry's got odd taste in movies and is a numbers nerd. Sister knows best

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Steph Curry MVP ceremony

Warriors coach Steve Kerr: "He makes it easy for us to all buy into believing we can achieve great things."

Curry already a Warriors legend

Steph Curry is the second Warriors player to ever be named MVP and the first since Wilt Chamberlain in 1960 when the team played in Philadelphia. The last Warrior to even crack the Top 4 in voting was Rick Barry in 1976.

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Hull City on the board

After falling into a 3-0 first-half hole, Hull City broke through with this Stephen Quinn goal in the 56th minute. Hull City needs points for some breathing room above the EPL relegation line.


Devils name Ray Shero GM

Said Lou Lamoriello, who was GM but remains as the team president: "Ray is well respected throughout the hockey industry and knows what it takes to win. His 22 seasons of NHL front-office experience will be beneficial to the Devils organization. I look forward to working alongside Ray."

Do NFL teams investigate enough?

In regards to vetting potential players with sexual violence charges or accusations against women, ESPN's Jane McManus says teams have a blind spot: "After months of education on sexual assault and domestic violence, NFL teams still don't seem to be ready to sit down and talk to women." More can be done

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Alex Rodriguez goes for #661 tonight in Toronto. He has 36 career HR at Rogers Centre, only David Ortiz (37) has more among visiting players


Goal Hull City! Stephen Quinn times his run perfectly and heads it home! Hull City 1-3 Arsenal

Managerial firings that paid off

Maybe the Brewers can salvage the season after beginning 7-18 and firing Ron Roenicke. After all, firing the manager actually does work at times. See: Jack McKeon (2003 Marlins) and Bob Lemon (1978 Yankees). 4 examples

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Celtics missing piece? ... Paul Pierce

As the young Celtics were swept by the Cavs, ESPN's Chris Forsberg wonders, would things have been "different if Boston had a battle-tested, trash-talking veteran like Pierce to anchor an inexperienced roster"? Boston's wistful wishing

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Counsell: This is where I thought I'd be

Said Craig Counsell after being named the 19th manager in Brewers history: "I'm not looking to this as a job, this is not a second career. This is my passion of what I want to do."


Doc Rivers on Chris Paul: 'He's alive'

The flip answer aside, CP3 remains a game-time decision. And the Rockets? With Dwight Howard, Doc said, "They look bigger. ... You put Dwight Howard on the floor, you're a better defensive team. You're a better rebounding team."