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1hBrando Simeo Starkey with reporting by Justin Tinsley

Floyd, Manny and the death of boxing

1hBrando 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.

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1hAdam 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.

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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.

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

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Man of Manny crafts (2:35)

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NFL Draft

Trade scenarios for Titans to consider (4:08)

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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.

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22mKeith 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.

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Jones-Drew retires as a Jaguar (1:50)

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O's-ChiSox closed to public Wednesday
MLB 

Wednesday's game in Baltimore will begin at 2:05 p.m. ET but will be played in front of an empty stadium. The weekend series with the Rays has been moved to Tropicana Field. Monday's and today's games are rescheduled for a double-header May 28 in Baltimore.

MLB 

Bucks still alive vs. Bulls ... for now
NBA 

The odds aren't in Milwaukee's favor:

  • No NBA team has overcome a 3-0 series deficit
  • ESPN's BPI gives Milwaukee just an 11.8% chance to advance
  • Bucks haven't won 4 straight playoff games since sweeping the Celtics in 1983
  • Bucks haven't won a playoff series since 2001

NBA 

ESPN FC @ESPNFC

Goal Barcelona! Messi stays onside and scores a beauty. Each goal seems to be more impressive than the last! Barcelona lead, 6-0.

Evander Holyfield: 'Difficult' before fight
Boxing 

"It's difficult because you as a fighter, you're usually training hard. Now, you're resting. Now you ain't got nothing to do. Your mind starts playing tricks, everything starts coming through your mind."

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Boxing 

Bayern takes 1-0 lead
Soccer 

Robert Lewandowski scored in the 30th minute to give Bayern Munich a 1-0 lead over his former team Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup semis. Live on WatchESPN

AP
Soccer 

Savage: Jets' fine is more 'symbolic'
NFL 

Phil Savage believes the Jets' $100K fine for tampering was more a symbolic move by the NFL: "This is the definition of the proverbial slap on the wrist."

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NFL 

Minnesota Vikings @Vikings

"We can just end the Adrian Peterson stuff. Our position has not changed...we have no interest in trading Adrian Peterson." Rick Spielman

Doug Padilla: 'Surreal scene' in Baltimore
MLB 

Said the ESPN Chicago reporter: "If you've ever been down here, it's a friendly area, it's a nice place to go and spend a sunny afternoon, but today it has a much different feel."

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MLB 

The Undefeated: Boxing's new hook
Boxing 

After 100 years, boxing's captivating black-white narrative died when Larry Holmes floored the undefeated Gerry Cooney early and late, and forced Cooney's cornerman to throw in the towel in the 13th round. Floyd Mayweather now drives the sport. Boxing's breath of fresh air?

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Boxing 

Barcelona leading 5-0 at halftime
Soccer 

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez (2) and Neymar each have at least a goal in the first half as Barca lead Getafe 5-0 at halftime.

AP
Soccer 

Hamilton back in Rangers garb
MLB 

New Rangers OF Josh Hamilton spent today at the team's spring training facility in Arizona. The Angels traded him to Texas, where he played from 2008-2012, on Monday.

AP
MLB 

Live on SC: Manny Pacquiao speaks
Boxing 

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

Boxing 

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
Boxing 

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

Boxing 

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."

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Harig: Spieth a visible face for golf
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.

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Golf 

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?

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ESPN FC @ESPNFC

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
MLB 

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.

MLB 

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
Boxing 

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.

ESPN SIG
Boxing