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Follow live: French Open Day 10

Garbine Muguruza is widely recognized as one of the best of the next generation. But she'll have to get by Lucie Safarova in order to make her first Grand Slam semifinal (live on ESPN3).

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Back to work: RB Peterson to rejoin Vikings

RB Adrian Peterson will join the Vikings for organized team activities on Tuesday, ending an absence from the team that stretched nearly nine months.

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NBA union to investigate concussion protocol

The NBA union has hired neurologists to examine the league's concussion policy and determine whether any changes are needed to prevent players from playing with an undiagnosed concussion.

Historic Road Trip Takes Its Toll (3:22)
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MLB Power Rankings: Week 9

The ultra-consistent Cardinals and the suddenly surging Giants are worthy of being in the top spot in our rankings. Who's No. 1?

VCU clinches its first regional championship (1:41)
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Revamped Mercury set sights on WNBA repeat

After a chaotic offseason, defending WNBA champ Phoenix is an almost entirely different team in 2015. But with a good nucleus still on the roster, the Mercury sure don't sound worried.


BBTN's Monday Web Gem

Marwin Gonzalez had a throw to first that reminded the BBTN crew of a dancer, but is it enough to dethrone Alex Gordon's 31-time winner?


Chicago rookie could return for finals

Trevor van Riemsdyk hasn't played since suffering a knee injury Nov. 16, but with the Hawks thin on defense, the defenseman will travel with the team to Tampa and could play in the opening games.

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Alexander: Time at Kansas not as planned
Men's College Basketball 

Cliff Alexander dealt with an NCAA investigation, low playing time and a suspension during his time at Kansas. Alexander called it a "bad deck of cards": "When I was playing, I wasn't very dominant. I didn't live up to my expectations, the way I was supposed to, and then when the suspension came, it just made me go downward."

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Men's College Basketball 

Mariners hitting coach: Cano is pressing

Robinson Cano, Seattle's $240 million man, is hitting .246 with only 2 HRs this season. Explains Howard Johnson: "He's a proud guy and when things got off a little slow for him, it's easy to press, even out here in Seattle. ... The main thing I know for sure he is going to be all right, he is going to snap out of it."

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Peterson: "I'm returning because I want to. I’m a part of this football team and I owe it to the guys I play with and to our coaches."

Watch: Quarterfinals at Roland Garros

After upsetting 2-seed Maria Sharapova on Monday, 13-seed Lucie Safarova -- who's 1-1 in Slam quarterfinals -- takes on 21-seed Garbine Muguruza, 0-1 in Slam quarters. The two have never met head-to-head. Live on WatchESPN


Adrian Peterson joining Vikings today

The RB will join Minnesota for today's OTAs, ending a nearly 9-month absence from the team. Why today? Said AD: "Basically it's time for me to come in and test the waters and re-familiarize myself with our offense and the direction they're trying to go in." (via ESPN's Ben Goessling and Josina Anderson) Story

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Solo seeks redemption

Growing up, U.S. goalie Hope Solo faced "poverty, neglect, familial mental illness, chronic deception." In soccer, she found respite. And now, she heads to her third World Cup searching for her better self. espnW: Pride. Regret. Hope.

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The Numbers Game

A new graphic shows the best players in NBA history to wear each jersey number. Spoiler: Several league legends were left off the list. Check it out

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LSU OF turns impressive double play
College Baseball 

A diving catch on the warning track wasn't enough for Andrew Stevenson. He fired the ball back to 1st base to double up UNC Wilmington's Gavin Stupienski.

College Baseball 

LeBron: I'm better than ever

Don't pay attention to the postseason career low 42.8% shooting. LeBron James says he's just fine: "If you put everything together as far as my mind, my body, my game. ... This is probably the best I've been."


Devon, Leah still to receive Jimmy V Award

The Bengals DT and his 5-year-old daughter will receive the Jimmy V Perseverance Award next month at The ESPYS for the way they have handled Leah's fight with cancer. "This award is a testament to the inspiration Devon and Leah are to all the families who are suffering from similar circumstances," ESPYS executive producer Maura Mandt said. Story

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Olympian Holley Mangold has hops
Olympic Sports 

Holley Mangold isn't so sure she has perfected the box jump quite the way other notable athletes have. Watch her attempt

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SportsCenter @sportscenter

Shaquille O'Neal says on The Dan Patrick Show that he would pick Kobe Bryant over LeBron James in his prime. "Kobe has that killer instinct."

LeBron and Kyrie's lefts are not all right

Cavs stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, who are both righties, tried shooting left-handed 3-pointers in practice, and the best we can say is one of them managed to draw backboard -- the side of it, anyway.


Forecasting the Stanley Cup finals

If ESPN's expert predictions hold true, we're in for a great series between the Blackhawks and Lightning. Chicago is a popular choice to win, but everyone thinks the series will go at least 6 games. Experts' picks

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It's Hulk at ESPN, brother!

Whatcha gonna do when Hulk Hogan and the Special Olympics run wild on you?! Hulkamania stopped by ESPN on Monday morning as part of the Special Olympics’ Unified Relay Across America. The games begin in 54 days.

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Latest on Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson

Brian Windhorst: "While I expect both of them to be in the lineup and ready to go Thursday night, what you're going to see from either one of them is really anybody's guess at this point."


Kit Kat wants to help Giancarlo Stanton

After teammate Dee Gordon tweeted a photo of Stanton's unique Kit Kat-eating technique earlier Monday, reps from the candy company sent the slugger 432 Kit Kats and some handy instructions to use for practice.