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35mBrando Simeo Starkey with reporting by Justin Tinsley

Floyd, Manny and the death of boxing

35mBrando Simeo Starkey with reporting by Justin Tinsley

Floyd, Manny and the death of boxing

Racial progress killed American boxing. Floyd, Manny and Al cash in on its (brief?) revival.

5mAdam Schefter

Sources: Dolphins' Jordan suspended for 2015

Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan, the third overall pick in the 2013 draft, is being suspended for the entire 2015 season for another violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy.


Orioles postpone second game amid city unrest

Tuesday's game between the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards has been postponed after consultation with Major League Baseball and Maryland and Baltimore officials.


Shane Ray in NFL drug program, sources say

Shane Ray, who was cited Monday for marijuana possession, is now automatically enrolled in the behavioral portion of Phase 1 of the NFL's substance abuse program, sources tell ESPN.

Mel Kiper and Jon Gruden

Kiper/Gruden: Debating Mariota vs. Winston

Mel Kiper would take Jameis Winston No. 1, while Jon Gruden would take Marcus Mariota. That's one of many debates the two analysts had during the taping of their draft preview special.

Love injury diminishes Cavs' championship hopes (0:56)

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Man of Manny crafts (2:35)


NFL Draft

Trade scenarios for Titans to consider (4:08)

1mBradford Doolittle

Carter-Williams steals show vs. Rose

Michael Carter-Williams outplayed Derrick Rose decisively on Monday, part of a Bucks backcourt that finally stood up to its Bulls counterparts.

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2hMatthew Coller

Coller: What's next for Johnny Hockey

Matthew Coller looks closer at why teams passed on Johnny Gaudreau in 2011, and what his long-term potential is with the Calgary Flames.

2hKeith Law

Top 25 players under 25

Mike Trout and Bryce Harper rank first and second, respectively, on Keith Law's list of the top 25 players in the majors under the age of 25.

SportsCenter Clips

Surreal scene in Baltimore (2:24)

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4hJeff Goodman

Best and worst college-to-NBA decisions

On the day the NBA's early entry list is released to the world, Jeff Goodman looks at the best and worst college-to-NBA decisions.

Have You Seen?

Ski Tandem Backflip (0:22)

Is Jordan Spieth the new face of golf? (1:53)


Live on SC: Manny Pacquiao speaks

Said Pacquiao: "I'm so excited for Saturday and thank you so much for all your support." He is 18-3-2 in world title fights. Watch on ESPN2/WatchESPN


Field Yates @FieldYates

NFL earnings since Roger Goodell became commissioner in 2007: Goodell: $150.4M Peyton: $136M Eli: $112M Matt Ryan: $105M Brady: $103.5M

Live on SC: Manny Pacquiao rally

Pacquiao speaks and fans rally around the fighter in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's megafight against Floyd Mayweather. Watch on ESPN2/WatchESPN


Olney: Phils need to trade Hamels now

"If the Phillies were to hang on to Hamels beyond July 31 this year ... then in the fall, if they were to try to trade Hamels, his market value would go way down because the free-agent class is going to be absolutely loaded."


Harig: Spieth a visible face for golf

As Jordan Spieth readies for the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, Bob Harig sees him becoming the new face of golf if only because Spieth will play 15 tournaments before the year's second major.


Friends land tandem skiing backflip

Freestyle skier Jesper Tjader of Sweden pulled off a tandem skiing backflip with a friend sharing the same ski. That's how you and your friends spend your spare time, right?



Goal Barcelona! Incredible ball from Messi into the area and Suarez's volley is perfect to the top corner. 2-0 Barca.

A strong head-to-head matchup

Giants LHP Madison Bumgarner is lights-out against Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez in his career, but Gonzo has been hot at home so far this season, hitting .477 with 5 homers. Who will win this matchup? We'll see tonight at 10 p.m. ET.


Dave McMenamin @mcten

According to Bovada sports book in Las Vegas, CLE still has the 2nd best odds to win it all (12-to-5) even with Love out. GSW 1st (8-to-5)

8 seconds separate quickest knockouts

Two-thirds of Manny Pacquiao's career wins have come via KO, with his quickest being 1:04 into Round 1. Floyd Mayweather's wins end in KO 55% of the time, but his fastest is a bit slower, coming at 1:12 into Round 1.


Carlesimo on Cavs: 'They're in trouble'

ESPN's P.J. Carlesimo called Kevin Love "an integral part of what [the Cavs] do" and the likely loss of him for the postseason hurts their championship aspirations.


MJD retires as a Jaguar

Maurice Jones-Drew posed with his kids and the Jaguars mascot after ceremoniously retiring with the team that drafted him in 2006. His nine-year career included 13,348 all-purpose yards and 81 touchdowns.


Plans unclear for other games

Sources tell ESPN's Jayson Stark that the Orioles, MLB and city officials are still discussing options for Wednesday's scheduled home game vs. the White Sox and this weekend's series vs. Tampa Bay.



Goal Barcelona! Messi gives Barca the lead! Barca 1-0 Getafe

Todd Gurley: Tired of 'potential' talk

"When I'm fortunate enough to hear a team call my name and I finally get back onto the field in pads and it's time to go, man. ... I don't care what uniform I've got on this fall. I'm just ready to put one on again." Mag: Gurley not running away

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Darrelle Revis: 'Better than I was before'

In his second go-round with the Jets, the CB believes he's matured: "I think I'm way more smarter, and way more intelligent at the game." And of the Jets being fined $100K for tampering when he was still a Patriot? "I really have no comment."


Chicago Bears @ChicagoBears

McCaskey on Matt Forte not attending voluntary minicamp: "That’s an intensely personal decision & I think that decision should b respected.”

Blackhawks-Wild Game 1 on Friday

Chicago will host Minnesota for Game 1 of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Friday at 9:30 p.m. ET. They met in the second round last season, and the Blackhawks came out on top 4-2.

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NFL prospects with off-field issues

With his marijuana citation Monday, Shane Ray joined other top prospects who carry off-field concerns for interested teams.


Johnson, Floyd in two separate corners

Jack Johnson and Floyd Mayweather both built boxing careers off fame and fortune. But that's where the similarities stop. The Undefeated: Life after death

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Kershaw at his best against Giants

Clayton Kershaw takes on the Giants tonight, which is something the reigning NL Cy Young and MVP winner can look forward to -- he has a 1.48 ERA against San Fran in his career.


Schefter reacts to Jordan suspension

Dolphins DE Dion Jordan's suspension has a couple of interesting sidebars, including a now off-the-table trade that would have reunited the former Oregon Duck with Chip Kelly in Philadelphia.