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Follow live: French Open quarterfinals

Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal lost the first four games to world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, but has found his footing at the French Open (Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN).

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Serena cruises in quarters (1:01)
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Schaap: Sepp Blatter is seen as a crook (2:06)
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Pharoah owners strike landmark marketing deal

The owners of American Pharoah agreed to a marketing deal early Wednesday morning that will blanket the horse with logos from the energy drink brand Monster ahead of his run for the Triple Crown.

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Clayton: Newton's deal sets the stage for Wilson

Two things will likely happen for Russell Wilson following the Cam Newton deal: His negotiations with the Seahawks will resolve more quickly, and he'll become one of the NFL's highest-paid QBs.

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Seattle's McClendon upset with umpires
MLB 

It's not walking off the field with first base, but Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon got a standing O for his theatrics during his ejection Tuesday night.

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Djokovic-Nadal's 18-point rally
Tennis 

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal traded 18 athletic shots during one rally in the first set. Djoker ultimately won the point in the quarterfinal match at the French Open.

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Andy Murray-David Ferrer in quarters
Tennis 

If he's able to beat 7-seed Ferrer, Murray would be the 6th man in the Open Era to reach the semis at all 4 Slams at least 3 times. Murray is 14-0 on clay this year -- but Ferrer is a career 4-0 vs. Murray on clay. Live on WatchESPN

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Rafa won just four points in the first four games as Djokovic went up 4-0. Nadal has turned it around and leveled it at 4-all. #RG15

On this date in 1992 ...

"Here's Jordan, for 3 ... Yes! Did you see that look? Michael indicating he can't believe it!"

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American Pharoah takes the course

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner hit the track this morning for his first look at Belmont Park. The draw for Saturday's race is today at noon ET.

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LeBron no favorite in these Finals
NBA 

The Warriors are the team that won 67 times this year. One rating put them as the best non-Michael Jordan team ever. LeBron James and the Cavs have their work cut out for them.

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Dan Marino endorses Tom Brady
NFL 

The legend is a "big fan" of Brady and doesn't believe Deflategate will -- or should -- affect his legacy: "My perception of him is he's one of the greatest players at that position to ever play. That is not going to change." (via WEEI)

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Justin Gatlin: I'm the one to beat
Olympic Sports 

The American sprinter has the world's fastest times in the 100 and 200 meters this season, which he feels puts him ahead of Usain Bolt as the one to watch: "Having two world leads does put me in position to say entering a race, 'OK, I'm the man to go out there and go against.'"

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Q&A with Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop
NHL 

Two months ago, the Lightning goalie had never played in an NHL postseason game. Now he's four wins away from a Stanley Cup and dishing on his experience, what's surprised him -- and that #Bishplease T-shirt. Q&A

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Serena Williams cruises to semis
Tennis 

Said Mary Joe Fernandez: "After a dominant first set, [Serena] continued with the intensity" on the way to the French Open semifinals, where she'll face 23-seed Timea Bacsinszky.

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Hitters can't touch Chris Archer
MLB 

Archer is just the second player since 1900 to post consecutive games with 12 K's while not issuing a walk. The other? Dwight Gooden. Incredibly enough, both their teams went just 1-1 in those games.

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Jordanian FA: Prince Ali should be prez
Soccer 

The organization is studying the FIFA bylaws to see if Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein can succeed Sepp Blatter as president without an election. According to the JFA, there is no FIFA statute requiring a new election if a president resigns.

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Soccer 

Meet Cleveland's James Jones
NBA 

His postseason stats may not wow you, and his resume may underwhelm you, but Jones' jump shot and undisputed leadership have him in his fifth straight Finals. "It's a ride that becomes addicting," he said.

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Is everyone ready for this quarterfinal?
Tennis 

Rafael Nadal is looking for his 10th French Open title. Novak Djokovic needs a French Open title to complete his Career Slam. And here they are in the quarterfinals. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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Tennis 

Dodgers rally past Rockies
MLB 

Alex Guerrero lifted a 1-2, 2-out pitch for a grand slam in the 9th inning to complete the Dodgers' come-from-behind win vs. the Rockies at Coors.

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Survey says! Gronkowskis to be on Family Feud
NFL 

Fun and games never end for Rob Gronkowski. The family's four oldest brothers and their father will star on the game show, older brother Chris revealed. The opponent has not been named.

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NFL 

Riley Curry is way up and feels blessed
NBA 

Stephen Curry's daughter, Riley, made her podium appearance at the Western Conference finals and stole the show -- and hearts of fans everywhere.

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