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Post-draft Power Rankings: Seahawks edge Patriots at No. 1

New England claimed the Lombardi trophy, but Seattle has the top spot in our offseason hierarchy.

2hJeremy Fowler

Source: Manziel leaves downtown pad for burbs

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has moved out of his downtown Cleveland apartment and into a golf course community in a suburb west of town, according to a source.

33mKeith Law

Law: Top 100 MLB draft prospects

Keith Law updates his player rankings for the 2015 MLB draft and this time goes 100 deep, placing high-school shortstop Brendan Rodgers atop the list.

2hDan Rafael

What do boxing fans want next?

Fight fans got what they were waiting for, but now that Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao is over, what's next? Dan Rafael lists the bouts he wants to see sooner rather than later.

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Isiah Thomas named president of Liberty (1:24)

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4hJayson Stark

Five contenders facing critical questions

There is whole lot of baseball still to be played. But that doesn't mean it's too early for these five contenders -- including the Red Sox and Pirates -- to worry.

Don't worry about the Nationals (2:59)
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1hMike Mazzeo

End of the line for D-Will in Brooklyn?

Is Deron Williams' tenure in Brooklyn over? The time may be right for a fresh start on both sides, Mike Mazzeo writes.

E:60 Behind the Curtain: Tyler Breeze Extra (9:18)
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5hMechelle Voepel

Voepel: WNBA must take stand on domestic violence

It's time for the WNBA and USA Basketball to make a statement on domestic violence: Women are not just victims, and in same-sex cases, we can't be any less diligent in demanding accountability.

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Goldberg challenges SportsNation to a punchout (2:30)

Challenges for undrafted free agents (1:40)


Wizards with tremendous opportunity

Should the Wizards win tonight, it would be the first time in franchise history that they opened a postseason with six straight victories. But the Hawks have not lost consecutive home games at any point this season. Game 2 tips at 8 p.m. ET.

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Verlander gets MRI for triceps injury

Justin Verlander underwent the third MRI test on his strained right triceps in Chicago and hopes it yields good results in order for him to increase his throwing program.

Blatt tries to take pressure off LeBron

Cavs coach David Blatt said Tuesday, "It's not fair to put everything on one guy. Teams win and lose games and everyone has to give a little bit more." But James pulled the responsibility for Cleveland's Game 1 loss right back on his shoulders. 'Can't go down 0-2'

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Report: Rays' Cobb has partial UCL tear

Tampa Bay's Alex Cobb, who has been out since spring training, will attempt to pitch through the injury, but Tommy John surgery remains an option, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Setback suffered

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Chiefs cut QB Terrelle Pryor

Tim Hasselbeck: "As a runner, he was fantastic. As a passer, he just never developed. So I think that's why you saw him bounce from team to team."


McHale: 'We did not play well' in Game 1

“If I had all the answers -- again, I’ve said it a million times -- I would run Wall Street and I wouldn’t talk to you chumps. I’m out there trying to get our guys to play. ... If I knew how to get them out of it you wouldn’t think I would give them the elixir?” Rockets look to regroup

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Prust fined $5,000 for ref criticism

"Brandon Prust's post-game comments were both baseless and demeaning," said NHL Senior Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell. The Montreal winger apologized Tuesday for comments he made about referee Brad Watson following a Game 2 loss: "We got in a heated exchange and that should have stayed between us. ... On Sunday I crossed the line." Story

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More Hahn on Ventura: "To make one individual the focal point? I don’t think that’s fair. Again, this accountability is shared."

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Hahn on Ventura's status: "In times of adversity I think it’s more important for us to pull together and reinforce what we’re doing ..."

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White Sox GM Rick Hahn on struggles: "Obviously everyone in that clubhouse knows it needs to start soon and hopefully it starts tonight."

Hanley Ramirez out of lineup Tuesday

"He's still day-to-day," manager John Farrell said of Ramirez, who has a mild left shoulder sprain. "We should know more in the next two to three days on his status going forward. But I think it was encouraging that he came in today with some increased mobility. ... We may be fortunate he didn’t hurt himself with more seriousness."

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Randy Wittman says everybody is available -- John Wall (hand) and Bradley Beal (ankle) -- as expected for Game 2

No further questions for Hawks coach

When Mike Budenholzer sat down for his pregame media availability, he was greeted by silence. He stared back at reporters, then happily left after receiving zero queries. The Hawks host the Wizards for Game 2 at 8 p.m. ET.

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Fans, Super fans, then there's Goldstein

Noted NBA enthusiast James Goldstein is in Oakland for Warriors-Grizzlies today but was in Houston Monday night, where he said the hotels were full. So where did he end up staying? "Clyde Drexler's house." (via J.A. Adande)


Dolphins players recruiting La'el Collins

Former LSU teammates Anthony Johnson and Jarvis Landry, along with Dolphins captain Mike Pouncey, are flying to Baton Rouge, La., to try and convince OL La'el Collins to join the team. Collins was questioned by police this week about the shooting death of a pregnant woman believed to be his ex-girlfriend, but police have said he isn't a suspect. Recruiting visit


Grizzlies need their point guard back

ESPN's Marc Stein is hearing inklings that Grizzlies guard Mike Conley Jr. will play in Game 2 today. His shot should be OK but how would he fare in such a physical series? Nick Calathes started for Conley in Game 1 and had 0 points on 0-for-4 shooting.