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2hArash Markazi

Griffin: Clips don't have home-court advantage

Blake Griffin doesn't believe home court in the playoffs would be much of an advantage if Tuesday night's 110-106 loss to the Golden State Warriors is any indication.

8hAdam Schefter

Sources: Mariota doesn't plan to attend draft

Just as Jameis Winston does not plan to attend next month's NFL draft in Chicago, neither does Marcus Mariota, per league sources. Mariota informed the league he plans to be in Hawaii among his family and the community that helped raise him

40mTodd Archer

Romo: I would have taken pay cut for Murray

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo says he was willing to take a cut in pay from his $17 million base salary in 2015 to keep DeMarco Murray, who left to sign with the rival Eagles.

43mDavid Purdum

Bettors putting heavy cash on Cubs in Vegas

Heading into the opening week of baseball season, more money has been bet on the Cubs to win the World Series than any other team at two of Nevada's largest sportsbooks.


BBTN 100: Top 25 players

Who is No. 1? We concluded our countdown of the top 100 players in baseball with the top 25 and not surprisingly, Mike Trout leads the way.


The Kris Bryant dilemma

Keith Olbermann examines the potential impact of the Cubs keeping star prospect Kris Bryant in the minor leagues to start the 2015 MLB season.

Have You Seen?

Curry turns CP3's ankles into jelly (0:37)

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17hKeith Law

Top 50 MLB prospects update

Keith Law updates his top MLB prospect ranks, noting what has changed and how the players have looked since his last update Jan. 29.


Finnish announcer goes wild

Announcer Jani Säteri couldn't contain his excitement when goalie Kaapo Kähkönen scored an empty-net goal from the opposite end of the ice.


Ovechkin scores 50th as Capitals calm Canes

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 50th goal, reaching that mark for the sixth time and tying a team record with the 472nd of his career, and added an assist to help the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 Tuesday night.


Phil Jackson's message ridiculous

Stephen A. Smith breaks down the state of the Knicks in reaction to Phil Jackson asking season-ticket holders for the team to "remain optimistic."


Highlights: Mexico 1-0 Paraguay

A goal after just three minutes from Mexico's Eduardo Herrera would be all El Tri would need to secure a 1-0 win over Paraguay at Arrowhead Stadium.

SportsCenter Clips

Target practice on "SportsCenter" anchors' heads (2:46)

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ESPN.com 20th Anniversary: Top 20 Athletes

ESPN.com celebrates its 20th anniversary this week. We highlight some of the top athletes who represented the pinnacle of sports from 1995-2015.


Tournament Challenge

How's your bracket? Check yours against the president, celebs and all your friends. Someone will take home $20,000. Will it be you?


Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Eastern Washington's Tyler Harvey is set to declare for the NBA Draft, source told ESPN. Will not yet sign with agent.

Jurgen Klinsmann breaks down U.S. draw

The manager saw "a lot, a lot of good stuff" in USA's draw with Switzerland but said Jozy Altidore's red card changed things: "We had to kind of pick up. ... We were missing Jozy up front ... so it got more and more difficult and [led to] the equalizer."


Great offense meets great defense

When Kentucky and Wisconsin meet in the Final Four this weekend, it will be a battle of strengths. Kentucky allows a tournament-low 82.2 points per 100 possessions, while Wisconsin is putting up a tourney-best 130 points per 100 possessions.

Best Odds to Win Masters

Of the top seven players in terms of odds to win the Masters, only Bubba Watson and Adam Scott have previously won the event.

Todd Archer @toddarcher

What was expected is officially official now with Rolando McClain re-signing with Cowboys: Sean Lee will play weak-side LB in 2015

MSU-Duke: An early season rematch

Duke and Michigan State met in November, with Duke prevailing in a close game. The Blue Devils' offensive numbers were better, but Sparty dominated the boards.

Kevin Durant: I want to finish in OKC

Via Revolt TV, the Thunder star said he wants to be a "Kobe [Bryant], Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki type. ... But you never know what the future holds sometimes and how teams may feel about you after a while, but I love it here and I would love to get my jersey retired here."

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Auburn coach unhappy with UM camp

Michigan will be participating in a football camp in Pratville, Alabama, and Auburn coach Gus Malzahn told the Montgomery Advertiser that he isn't happy about it. The SEC has a rule that teams can't hold camps more than 50 miles from campus, and he said that rule should be the same throughout the country.

Carlos Gomez to lead off for Brewers

Despite Gomez making it known he'd like to hit third or fourth someday, manager Ron Roenicke said Gomez will be the primary leadoff hitter. Said the OF: "I don't look at myself like a leadoff [hitter]. But right now, if that's what it takes to win games, I'm in."

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Ohio State adds fire to Michigan rivalry
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There's no offseason in the rivalry between Ohio State and Michigan. The latest jab comes courtesy of the Buckeyes: a maize-and-blue fire hydrant ... located in a dog-walking area. (via Eleven Warriors)

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Tony Parker's 1,000th game ends in style

The Spurs G played in his 1,000th game Tuesday night against the Heat, becoming the player with the most team wins through his first 1,000 games:

  • Tony Parker: 718
  • Scottie Pippen: 715
  • Tim Duncan: 707

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Bettors high on the Cubbies

Heading into the opening week of baseball season, more money has been bet on the Cubs to win the World Series than any other team at two of Nevada's largest sportsbooks. The Cubs are 6-1 to win the World Series at the MGM. Only the Washington Nationals (5-1) have better odds.

Soccer player avoids questions

To avoid answering reporters' questions, Barcelona player Dani Alves grabbed the mike out of one of their hands and started ... singing? Have a listen

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Jadeveon Clowney: 'I'm progressing well'

The Texans LB, the No. 1 overall pick last year, has no timetable for his return from knee surgery but said he's "moving forward" in his rehab: "I'm working hard, but we're not going to rush it. ... Things are starting to come together just like I hoped they would." (via Houston Chronicle)

Chad Ford on NBA draft prospects

The ESPN NBA draft insider said on Mike & Mike: "Now when you hear the word 'senior' or hear the word 'junior,' people recoil a bit. ... I think there are exceptions to the rule, and I think Willie Cauley-Stein will be one of the exceptions."

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Urban Meyer: Browns great at scouting

The Ohio State coach has seen it all from NFL teams when it comes to scouting a prospect. Some teams "draft one of your players and you never hear from them." But then there's the Browns: "[They're] fantastic. I really like their head coach [Mike Pettine]. He's knee deep in it."

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Rolando McClain to stay with Cowboys

The LB accepted a one-year deal with a base of $3M and an additional $1M in playing-time incentives, according to ESPN's Ed Werder. Last year with Dallas, McClain finished with 81 tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble.

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