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7 players disciplined for Royals-White Sox brawl

Six players were suspended and a seventh was fined for their roles in Thursday's Royals-White Sox brawl.

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Silver says NBA will talk Hack-a-Shaq solution

NBA commissioner Adam Silver expects the NBA to explore rule changes at upcoming meetings that would address rampant use of Hack-a-Shaq strategy that slows games and hurts entertainment value.

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19hMike Sheets

Fantasy baseball daily notes for April 25

Matt Harvey against the Yankees in the Bronx is surprisingly one of the best pitching options for Saturday. Who else should you pick or avoid?

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Angels could regret Hamilton decision

Unless the LA Angels are convinced Josh Hamilton can't be an effective hitter, the decision to trade him makes little sense, writes Buster Olney.

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

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

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Preview: Johnson versus Horiguchi

How will the talented but untested Kyoji Horiguchi fare against flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson? Brett Okamoto breaks down the UFC 186 main event.

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Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh

A note on Kawhi's alley-oop: the Spurs had one (1) alley-oop the entire playoffs last season. Like seeing a SHOOTING star.

Trevor Bauer scratched from start
MLB 

The Indians SP won't pitch today vs. the Tigers due to illness. T.J. House will start in place of Bauer, who was off to a nice start to the season (2-0, 0.95 ERA).

MLB 

Final: Barcelona 2, Espanyol 0
Soccer 

Yes, Lionel Messi scored again. He has 47 goals in 47 games this season. Barcelona extends its La Liga lead to 5 points over Real Madrid with 5 games left (Real Madrid plays Sunday).

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Soccer 

Teen to call play in Arkansas spring game
College Football 

When 14-year-old Arkansas fan Dallas Walker found out he couldn't play football because of a neurological disorder, he decided he wanted to be a coach. Bret Bielema heard Walker's story and invited the teen to help out the Razorbacks this week. Walker lives out dream

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College Football 

Guzan howler wraps gift goal
Soccer 

American goalkeeper Brad Guzan had an epic blunder in the opening minutes for Aston Villa and Sergio Aguero was there to pounce for Manchester City.

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Soccer 

MLB levies suspensions from brawl
MLB 

  • Royals P Yordano Ventura: 7 games
  • Royals P Edinson Volquez: 5 games
  • Royals OF Lorenzo Cain: 2 games
  • Royals P Kelvin Herrera: 2 games
  • White Sox P Chris Sale: 5 games
  • White Sox P Jeff Samardzija: 5 games

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MLB 

Lack of depth dooms Clippers
NBA 

ESPNLA's Arash Markazi: "There were many reasons why the Spurs blew out the Clippers 100-73 on Friday to take a 2-1 series lead. The Clippers' lack of depth may not be the one that grabs the headlines, but it's why the Clippers' postseason was always destined to fall short of expectations."

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NBA 

Watford eans promotion to EPL
Soccer 

With its win and two other results today, English club Watford has clinched promotion to the Premier League for next season, by finishing in the top two in England's second division. Promotion will be worth over $150M in TV money and other revenue.

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Soccer 

MLB comes down hard on fiery Ventura
MLB 

Yordano Ventura (7 games) was handed the largest punishment for his role in Thursday's brawl with the White Sox. In 4 starts, Ventura has been involved in 3 bench-clearing brawls and twice been ejected.

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MLB 

ESPN On Snapchat Discover live
NBA 

Tim Duncan hasn’t aged a bit! To celebrate his 39th birthday on Saturday, check out a then and now of “The Big Fundamental” in today’s edition of ESPN in Snapchat Discover.

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NBA 

UAB player protests at graduation
College Football 

The UAB football program shut down last December, but that did not stop former player Derek Slaughter from wearing his helmet to graduation.

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College Football 

Chicago White Sox @whitesox

Unless appealed, all suspensions are scheduled to be effective on Sunday, when the Clubs are to continue their series in Chicago.

Does Josh Hamilton have anything left?
MLB 

ESPN's Tim Kurkjian on the Rangers being close to acquiring Hamilton: "The question is: Is he anywhere close to the great player that he was in 2010, when he had an OPS over a thousand? ... There's a real question whether he's a good player anymore."

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Mark Sanchez explains Tim Tebow signing
NFL 

“He’s obviously a great guy, he works hard. And we needed another guy to throw while Sam [Bradford]’s still recovering,” the Eagles QB told CSNPhilly. “So that’s the reason [for the signing], at least as explained to me."

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NFL 

Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

No team has ever come back from 0-3 to win an NBA playoff series (0-110). So, with the #Nets down 0-2, Game 3 is a pretty big game.

How to bet Manchester City-Aston Villa
Soccer 

Manchester City is a free-scoring home side that has averaged over 2 goals per game in 16 home matches this season. ESPN Chalk's Best bets (Insider)

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Soccer 

Mayweather's key to victory
Boxing 

Teddy Atlas explains Floyd Mayweather's signature move on SportsCenter and demonstrates the keys to the fight alongside "Irish" Micky Ward.

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Boxing 

Bruce Jenner: 'I am a woman'
Olympic Sports 

Bruce Jenner told ABC's Diane Sawyer on Friday: "What I'm doing is going to do the world some good. And we're going to change the world. ... I really firmly believe that." Story

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Olympic Sports 

Lowry & Raptors down and almost out
NBA 

Kyle Lowry is playing through back and shin injuries and a cold, which has contributed to his 10-for-42 shooting as the Raptors are down 3-0 vs. Washington. “At the end of the day I’ve still got to go out there and play. That’s why we get paid to play.” Scene from losing locker room

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NBA 

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David Blatt on coaching big playoff games overseas: "I've been hit in the head by a few thrown objects in my day"

Don't quit your day job, Rory
Golf 

Rory McIlroy might be the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world, but he just got schooled in an arm-wrestling competition by junior golfer Brad Dalke.

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Golf 

Aldridge taking after Z-Bo
NBA 

Long before they faced each other in this year's playoffs, Zach Randolph paved the way for LaMarcus Aldridge in Portland. Aldridge: "People always called me 'soft,' but Z-Bo never did. In practice, I would go at it. I wasn't strong enough to bang, but I would bang with him as much as I could." A shared history

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