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Garber: Djokovic's beatdown of Nadal a stunning piece of work

Novak Djokovic has played the best tennis of his life, and it showed in a thorough domination of the greatest clay-court player of all time, Rafael Nadal, in the French Open quarterfinals.

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Bills' McCoy stands by racism claims against Kelly

Bills running back LeSean McCoy defended his claims that Eagles coach Chip Kelly considered players' race in roster decisions and confronted reporters who pressed him on the subject.

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Gallo's magical debut changes nothing

Eric Karabell examines the debut of Joey Gallo, and writes why fantasy owners should temper long-term expectations. He compares Gallo to Kris Bryant.

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Pharoah owners strike landmark marketing deal

The owners of American Pharoah agreed to a marketing deal early Wednesday morning that will blanket the horse with logos from the energy drink brand Monster ahead of his run for the Triple Crown.

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Offense vs. defense in Stanley Cup finals
NHL 

John Tortorella expounds on the value of defense in the Stanley Cup finals -- "You don't win a championship without defense" -- and the type of edge Steven Stamkos gives Tampa Bay.

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USA: World leader... in soccer?
Soccer 

Doug McIntyre writes that America deserves much of the credit for finally forcing Sepp Blatter out. "With the Americans leading the way, FIFA is being forced to change before our eyes." Watershed moment

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Soccer 

Experts' picks: NBA Finals

Only five of our experts picked Cleveland to win it all, but take heart, Cavs' fans: At least none of them think Golden State will pull off the sweep. See predictions

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Djokovic finally ousts Nadal in Paris
Tennis 

With today's win, Novak Djokovic is that much closer to his first-ever French Open title -- which would cap a Career Slam -- and 9-time champ Rafael Nadal is out of the way.

Tennis 

Re-ranking the 2014 NFL draft
NFL 

Mike Sando gets the help of NFL evaluators to re-rank the top 25 players in the 2014 NFL draft class -- and Khalil Mack and the Raiders top the list. Other 24 (Insider)

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NFL 

Shelburne: Warriors' staff keeps it light
NBA 

"You get the sense they could go on like this for hours, trading one-liners and finding the lighter side of things. Somehow, in his first year as a head coach, [Steve] Kerr has managed to construct a coaching staff and an environment that's just about the most fun anyone involved has ever been around." Fast, loose, disciplined

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92-year-old overwhelmed by attention
Olympic Sports 

Harriette Thompson became the oldest woman to ever finish a marathon by doing so in a little over seven hours.

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Lackey thrives in day starts

John Lackey is 2-0 with a 0.87 ERA and 1.02 WHIP in three day starts this season. He tries to ride that momentum in a start vs. the team with the worst record in baseball: Milwaukee. Follow live

Cavs can defend the 3; key for Finals
NBA 

Tim Legler shows how well the Cavaliers defended against the Hawks outside the arc but explains that the 3-happy Warriors are a different animal.

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NBA 

Allen Iverson ... Notre Dame QB?

It could have happened, Gary Moore, Iverson's longtime manager, told Bleacher Report. "That was our dream. We watched the Fighting Irish on TV every Saturday. ... He was never supposed to be in the NBA. We were focused on the NFL. He should be in Canton as we speak."

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LeSean McCoy doesn't want to talk Philly
NFL 

The Bills RB said last month that Eagles coach Chip Kelly considered race in roster decisions. McCoy wasn't keen on the topic today: "I have nothing to say about that. I mean, I'm in Buffalo. Everything in Philadelphia is over. I have nothing more to really say about it."

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Andy Murray: David Ferrer fought well
Tennis 

"I knew it was going to be an extremely tough match today. The first set was very, very important. ... The third set was a tough one to lose, having match point. ... He fought extremely hard at the end of the third and made it very, very difficult."

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Tennis 

Andy Murray advances to semis
Tennis 

The 3-seed beat 7-seed David Ferrer in four sets (he needed 3 match points) to advance to the French Open semis, where he'll face world No. 1 and top-seeded Novak Djokovic. Murray is the sixth man in the Open Era to reach the semis at all four Slams at least three times.

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Tennis 

Did loss to Djoker ruin Nadal's birthday?
Tennis 

Said Rafael Nadal: "Like you can imagine after 20 minutes of losing, I don't know what's gonna happen the next couple of hours. It's my birthday, yes, but, you know, I have my family here. I'm gonna be with them, and I'm gonna go back to Mallorca."

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Tennis 

Ryan Braun out of lineup today vs. Cards

The Brewers OF is receiving a cryotherapy shot in his right thumb in Los Angeles. Manager Craig Counsell considers the procedure "a minor thing" and the team views it as a maintenance issue. Braun will return to the lineup Sunday at the latest.

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American Pharoah draws 5 position for Belmont and is 3-5 morning-line favorite. Each of last 8 odds-on favorites in the Belmont have lost

Is Archer the best pitcher in the AL?
MLB 

Tim Kurkjian thinks Chris Archer is a strong contender for the Cy Young Award. evoking memories of a young Dwight Gooden.

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MLB 

Andy Murray pours it on
Tennis 

David Ferrer managed to keep Murray from advancing in straight sets, but the Scot has raced out to a 5-0 lead in the fourth set, even willing to crash into the stands. Can he put Ferrer away for good? Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Tennis 

Sport Science looks at X Games
XGAMES 

The X Games start Thursday, so ESPN Sport Science researched the difference between body types on the skateboard Big Air event. Heavier skaters get more speed and bigger air but lighter skateboarders can spin more quickly.

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XGAMES 

This future X Games gold medalist was born in San Diego, California. Who is he? Find out in today's Wayback Wednesday edition of ESPN in Snapchat Discover.

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