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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.

4hTodd Archer

Cowboys' Hardy in verbal spat with teammate

On the final day of the first week of the Dallas Cowboys' offseason program, Greg Hardy and Davon Coleman had to be separated by teammates following an on-field argument, sources said.

6hTodd Archer

Romo: 'Going to win a Super Bowl next year'

After receiving the Nancy Lieberman Lifetime Achievement Award in Dallas recently, Tony Romo made a reference to bringing the Cowboys their first Super Bowl since 1995.

5hJosh Weinfuss

Ex-NFL player finds home on NASCAR pit crew

Working as a NASCAR jack man is more than just a pit stop in the athletic career of Asa Watson, one of several former NFL players who took a left turn from the gridiron to the garage.

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#NBAFrontOffice: Thunder's next steps

ESPN.com's NBA Front Office convenes to discuss the firing of Scott Brooks by the Oklahoma City Thunder. What is the way forward for OKC, and what type of replacement should they target?

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Big men carrying Wizards

Marcin Gortat and Drew Gooden have 20 combined points and John Wall just streaked for a fastbreak layup to give Washington a 43-42 lead midway through the second. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN


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Rockets-Mavs shooting guard shootout: James Harden 32 points, 11-16 FG, 5 assists Monta Ellis 22 points, 9-15 FG, 6 assists

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Looks like Jose Abreu might be hurt, after a weird play on a tag. He's on the ground and seemingly grabbing his side.

Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

Harden with a hockey assist. He passes to Terry who dishes to Brewer, who nails a 3 and it's 86-82 Houston with 4:50 left in the 3.

Heyward starting to heat up

Jason Heyward was hitting .192 just a few days ago, but after a couple good games, he's back over the Mendoza Line. He just hit his 2nd home run of the year, giving the Cardinals a 2-0 lead in Milwaukee. Follow live

Senators have big lead

Craig Anderson has been stellar through two periods with 26 saves. Ottawa leads the Canadiens 3-0 in Game 5. Follow live


Jesse Rogers @ESPNChiCubs

Lester at 92 pitches after 5 pretty stressful innings. Prob one left in him. Does have 8 K's so that's a good sign.

Rangers, Pens even after two

The Penguins evened things up at one and ESPN's Barry Melrose says Pittsburgh "is showing a lot of character.” New York has a 3-1 series advantage. Follow live

DeRozen's heat check

DeMar DeRozan knocked down a tough jumper over John Wall en route to his 20-point first quarter. He'll need more of these as the Raptors lead the Wizards by just 4 midway through the second on ESPN2.


Indians blow it open vs. Tigers

Brandon Moss' 3-run homer highlighted a 5-hit, 6-run top of the 5th. Cleveland chased Shane Greene and extended its lead to 9-1. Moss is 2-for-3 with 5 RBIs tonight, 1 shy of his career high. Follow live

Harden taking over in 3rd

Trevor Ariza slammed one home, but beyond that it's been the James Harden show for Houston. Harden has 10 points in the quarter and just gave the Rockets a 1-point lead. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


Niese gets ejected from the bench

Mets SP Jon Niese was not pitching tonight, but he still got tossed for voicing his displeasure with home plate ump Doug Eddings. Niese's Mets trail the Yankees 6-1 in the 6th. Follow live

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Bruce Jenner in his own words

The 1976 Olympic gold medalist sits down with Diane Sawyer (9 p.m. ET, ABC) to talk about his new chapter: "I'm actually really excited about the future, about what I could do, to be able to do some real good in the world."


Pens even things up with reviewed goal

It needed to be reviewed, but Nick Spaling's first goal since Feb. 15 stood, tying the game 1-1. The Rangers have a 3-1 series lead. Follow live

Ottawa takes 3-goal lead

The Senators increased their lead in the 2nd period with an Erik Karlsson power-play goal, his first of the series. The Sens are looking to avoid elimination in Montreal. Follow live

Stove is hot for DeRozan

The Raptors' 35 points are the most they've scored in any quarter this series. A large part of that is thanks to DeMar DeRozan, who scored 20 points, the most ever by a Raptor in a playoff quarter. However, the Wizards are only down by 2. Watch live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Gordon Edes @GordonEdes

Adam Jones--and Jim Palmer-- get to watch first Ortiz, the Hanley, circle the bases after back-to-back HRs

Red Sox sluggers go back-to-back

David Ortiz hit a 3-run blast that just cleared the right-field wall and Hanley Ramirez followed with his 6th homer of the season to give Boston a 4-2 lead in the top of the 5th over the Orioles. Follow live

Fleury fights off Rangers on power play

Marc-Andre Fleury has been fantastic in the 2nd period. He has 21 saves in the game, but the Penguins are down 1-0 in an elimination game against the Rangers. Follow live