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First round awaits Gordon, Waynes

Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon and Michigan State's Trae Waynes, best friends and high school teammates from Kenosha, Wisconsin, are poised to be drafted in the first round.

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Jon Gruden

Gruden: My favorite players in 2015 NFL draft

Jon Gruden thinks Marcus Mariota should be No. 1 on Mel Kiper's board, Bud Dupree is a top-10 player and Amari Cooper is a lot like Tim Brown. Here are his 15 favorite 2015 draft prospects.

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Players who could be drafter lower than expected (3:07)

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Love a big loss for Cavs (1:43)

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MLB Power Rankings: Week 4

The Royals, Mets and Cardinals all have legitimate cases to be our No. 1 team. Which team gets the nod?

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1hRobert Sanchez

Is Michael Andrew the next Michael Phelps?

In ESPN The Magazine's Fight for Perfection issue, Robert Sanchez writes about Michael Andrew, the controversial 16-year-old swimming sensation who is being groomed to be the next Michael Phelps.

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9hGary West

West: The Derby personality test

Every Kentucky Derby has a distinct personality. What does this year's field say about the 141st run for the roses?

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Manny and Freddie's Wild Card relationship (2:43)

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Gruden's QB Camp: Pass Rushers (6:56)

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No strong DH opinion for Jake Arrieta

Said the Cubs pitcher, who's 0-for-10 on the year: "It's part of the game, and we have to put work into it. I think a lot of people want to see the DH implemented around the league. I wouldn't care one way or another."

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Mayweather still the favorite
Boxing 

Prior to the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight being formalized, Mayweather was the big favorite. However, his odds quickly dipped. They have leveled off recently, with Mayweather still the clear betting choice.

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Hockey coming to Seattle?

Nothing will ever replace the SuperSonics for Seattle, but how about an NHL team? A code interpretation request was filed Wednesday with the intention of building a multi-purpose arena in the City of Tukwila, according to ESPN's Craig Custance. 2017 target date

OTD: Rocky Marciano retires undefeated

In 1956, at 49-0 (with 43 KO), "The Brockton Blockbuster" retired undefeated -- the only heavyweight champion to do so. Welterweight Floyd Mayweather is currently sitting at 47-0 and has a pretty important fight coming up.

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ICYMI: Watch this Alex Gordon catch

The Royals outfielder had a close encounter with White Sox fans in the 6th inning of Chicago's 5-3 win. We're not sure how he held on to this one.

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Jon Gruden's 15 favorites in the Draft
NFL Draft 

Gruden wants Mel Kiper to change his Big Board: "I don't understand why [Marcus Mariota] isn't the No. 1 player in this draft on Mel Kiper's Big Board. … He is like Russell Wilson, only he is 6-4.” Gruden's other 14 (Insider)

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Kevin Love: Not a basketball play
NBA 

The Cavs' star on Kelly Olynyk's foul that resulted in his shoulder injury: "I thought it was a bush-league play. ... I have no doubt in my mind that he did it on purpose."

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Scott Brown @ScottBrown_ESPN

Tomlin confirms Antonio Brown worked out with Steelers today as part of phase one of offseason workout program.

Islanders-Caps Game 7 should be good

The Caps host the first Game 7 of this year’s NHL playoffs. The teams are meeting in a Game 7 for the first time since their "Easter Epic" thriller April 18, 1987, when the Islanders won on Pat LaFontaine’s goal in quadruple overtime.

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Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

Joakim Noah on the Kevin Love injury: "Unfortunate. Very unfortunate. You don't want anybody getting hurt. You don't wish that on nobody."

Washington Redskins @Redskins

McCloughan said picking up Griffin III's fifth year option "does not affect our draft process whatsoever." Will pick best player at No. 5.

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

HUGE decision tonight coming from Brandon Ingram. Long, skilled. Choosing from Duke, UNC, UK, KU. Could help someone win a national title.

Redskins exercise RG III's 5th-year option
NFL 

Washington GM Scot McCloughan announced the news today. Griffin had a tumultuous 2014: a dislocated ankle limited him to 7 starts, and he threw more INTs (6) than TDs (4).

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Carlisle's statement on officiating

Don't ask Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle about the officiating. He'll just tape his mouth shut.

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UFC champ Jon Jones still at large

Albuquerque PD continue to search for Jones, who's the lead suspect in a hit-and-run case. A PD spokesperson confirmed to ESPN's Brett Okamoto that Jones was identified fleeing from the scene of a 3-car accident. Jones search

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Hamilton trade: The fantasy impact
MLB 

Josh Hamilton is available in 96.4% of ESPN Fantasy leagues. Which Hamilton will you get: his 28.4 HRs per year with Texas (2008-12) or his 15.5 HRs per year with the Angels the last 2 seasons. Karabell explores (Insider)

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MLB 

Winston definitely going No. 1?

Multiple media reports continue to point to the Buccaneers selecting Jameis Winston with the top pick. Winston has made several visits to Tampa, including for Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks' charity event Sunday night, also attended by Bucs coach Lovie Smith.

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Clippers' win turns series around

ESPN's Bruce Bowen on the Clips' Game 4 win: "The mantra for the Clippers was 'take the ball to the basket any chance we get.' ... That was the biggest difference in this game from the Clippers' standpoint -- they had energy."

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Kluber winless in April

Only three defending Cy Young-winning starting pitchers have gone winless through April. The reigning AL ace Corey Kluber needs a win tonight to avoid becoming the fourth.

Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

Most sold 2015 NFL tickets on StubHub so far: 1. Steelers at Chargers (10/12), 2. Seahawks at Packers (9/20), 3. Pats at Cowboys (10/11)