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Follow FA Cup Semis: Aston Villa-Liverpool

Liverpool looks to reach its first FA Cup final since 2012 with a win over Aston Villa.

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LeBron wary of Cavaliers' playoff inexperience

As LeBron James embarks on his 10th trip to the postseason Sunday in what he hopes will finish with his fifth straight appearance in the Finals (and sixth overall) there is a degree of trepidatio

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Rangers won't meddle with Wilson's NFL career

Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels says he believes Russell Wilson's drive would allow him to become a major leaguer, but he has no plans to interfere with the Seahawks quarterback's NFL career.

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9hNick Friedell

Rose stars in playoff return: 'Felt good, normal'

After scoring 23 points in his first playoff game in almost three years, Derrick Rose said he was grateful to be playing again and for his teammates pushing him, because "it feels good."

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Rose Sparks Bulls' Game 1 Win

Derrick Rose scored 23 points in his first playoff game since 2012, as the Bulls raced past the Bucks 103-91 in Game 1.

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Warriors win Game 1

Stephen Curry scores 34 points in the Warriors' 106-99 Game 1 win over the Pelicans.

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NBA Top 3 plays of the night

Check out the best from the first night of the NBA playoffs, featuring appearances by Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Anthony Davis.

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1hBrett Okamoto

Rockhold manhandles Machida

Luke Rockhold dominated Lyoto Machida before submitting him in Round 2 in the main event of UFC on Fox in Newark, New Jersey.

Saturday's MLB highlights

Ventura ejected, Royals fall to A's (1:46)

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6hBrian Campbell

Fonfara TKO's Chavez, hands him 1st knockdown

After getting knocked down for the first time in his career in Round 9 by light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara, a badly swollen Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. asked out of the fight.

Stanley Cup playoffs highlights

Ducks stun Jets in final minute (0:43)

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Have You Seen?

Wagering on Winston? (6:50)

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SportsCenter Clips

Spieth 9 under after third round 68 (1:36)

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Julian Edelman takes on 'Star Wars'

Apparently taking a break from his hit online series "Smoothie Tyme," Patriots WR Julian Edelman is back with his take on the new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" trailer. And we're not so sure Tom Brady will like his part in the film. Star Pats

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ESPNTennis @ESPNTennis

Rain delaying action in Monte-Carlo final with Djokovic leading 7-5 3-2, on serve, over Berdych. Match will continue after rain on @ESPN3.

Liverpool-Aston Villa underway
Soccer 

The Reds' faithful has shown up at Wembley Stadium to support their side. Aston Villa and Liverpool just kicked off, with the winner getting Arsenal in the FA cup final.

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Soccer 

OTD: Sixers-Pistons brawl, fined $162K
NBA 

Twenty-five years ago today, an infamous late-game brawl broke out when Bill Laimbeer was on the receiving end of a Charles Barkley left hook. Said Laimbeer after the game: "[Barkley's] a loser. ... Nothing he says is intelligible anyway." And what of Barkley? "I won two titles tonight. I won the division title with my teammates, and I retained my undisputed heavyweight championship of the world."

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NBA 

ESPN FC @ESPNFC

After seven minutes of treatment on the pitch, David Silva is now being stretchered off. Samir Nasri takes the Spaniard's place.

LeBron as a Cav back in the playoffs
NBA 

LeBron James and the Cavs host the Celtics today in the first round, where LeBron is 9-0 all-time. James averages 28.9 points per game against the Celtics in the postseason, trailing only Jerry West for most against the Celtics all-time.

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NBA 

John Calipari @UKCoachCalipari

I’m proud that our kids are being drafted at unprecedented numbers, but what I’m more proud of is that they thrive in the NBA Playoffs.

ESPN FC @ESPNFC

David Silva is about to be stretchered off after Cheikhou Kouyate's elbow struck the Spaniard square in the jaw. Samir Nasri will come on.

Rangers: Wilson has a 'shot' at MLB
MLB 

Said Rangers GM Jon Daniels to the Ft. Worth Star Telegram: "Russell [Wilson] has the competitiveness and work ethic to where he'd have a shot if he committed to baseball. ... Playing quarterback is more intensive than the positions of other guys who have attempted to play both sports."

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MLB 

Mavs can't get it done down south
NBA 

The Mavs lost Game 1 against the Rockets 118-108 Saturday while James Harden scored 24 points. Losing in Houston has been a theme for the Mavs this season.

NBA 

ICYMI: Edmonton wins NHL draft lottery
NHL Draft 

The Oilers -- who finished with the third-worst record this season -- will pick first and presumably choose Connor McDavid. It'll be the fourth time in six seasons Edmonton has had the top pick. How good is McDavid?

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NHL Draft 

Liverpool-Aston Villa meet in FA semis
Soccer 

The winner plays defending FA Cup champion Arsenal. Liverpool won a Jan. 17 meeting 2-0, and plenty of space separates the Reds (5th) from Aston Villa (15th) on the EPL table. Kickoff is set for 10 a.m. ET.

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Soccer 

Watch: Djokovic takes first set in final
Tennis 

Tomas Berdych rallied after being down 5-3, but world No. 1 Novak Djokovic took the first set 7-5 in the Monte Carlo final. The Serbian is 18-2 against Berdych prior to this match. Live on ESPN3/WatchESPN

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Tennis 

Mets pitcher debuts protective cap
MLB 

Last night, Alex Torres became the first MLB pitcher to wear a new MLB-approved padded hat in a game. Torres, who plans on wearing it all season, used a different version of the cap when he pitched with the Padres last season.

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MLB 

Doc Rivers: Spurs not unbeatable
NBA 

Said the Clippers coach, who faces the Spurs tonight at 10:30 p.m. ET in Game 1: "No, I think you can beat anybody. You just have to match it. I've never met an unbeatable team. Everybody's beatable. You've just gotta hang in there long enough to do it."

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NBA 

Stanley Cup playoffs Game 3s today (ET)
NHL 

  • Caps at Islanders: 12 p.m. (series tied 1-1)
  • Preds at Blackhawks: 3 p.m. (series tied 1-1)
  • Canadiens at Senators: 7 p.m. (Montreal leads 2-0)
  • Canucks at Flames: 10 p.m. (series tied 1-1)

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NHL 

Aguero scores, now EPL goal leader
Soccer 

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero scored his 20th EPL goal of the season, moving out of a 3-way tie for first place. The goal put Man City up 2-0 before halftime.

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Soccer 

Sunday Conversation: LeBron James
NBA 

The 2-seed Cavs face the Celtics today at 3 p.m. ET on ABC. How does LeBron feel going into the series? "I'm very excited with the position that we're in. I'm never pleased. I can never be pleased until the end result."

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NBA 

NBA top plays from Game 1s
NBA 

A couple of league veterans made the list, sure -- but Anthony Davis' alley-oop slam in his first career postseason game was good for best play from Saturday.

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NBA 

West Ham starts with own goal
Soccer 

James Collins knocked this one into his own net to put his team in a 1-0 hole in the 18th minute. Not exactly the start West Ham was hoping for against Manchester City.

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Soccer 

ESPN FC @ESPNFC

GOOOAAALLL! Sergio Aguero finishes off a silky Man City move to double their advantage against West Ham.

RBC Heritage leaders' tee times (ET)

  • Troy Merritt (-14): 9:30 a.m.
  • Brendon Todd (-11): 9:30 a.m.
  • Kevin Kisner (-11): 9:30 a.m.
  • Matt Kuchar (-11): 9:20 a.m.
  • Jordan Spieth (-9): 9:10 a.m.

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Hat tricks don't always translate

The Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko scored three goals against the Wild on Saturday in the win, but the last four times a Blues player has done that in the playoffs, St. Louis still ended with a series loss.