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Love playoffs return 'highly unlikely,' GM says

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin says it is "highly unlikely" forward Kevin Love will return at any point for the playoffs.

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Sources: Jets fined $100K for Revis tampering

The New York Jets will be fined $100,000 for owner Woody Johnson's comments last year about Darrelle Revis but will not lose any draft picks, sources confirmed to ESPN.


Orioles postpone second game amid city unrest

Tuesday's game between the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards has been postponed after consultation with Major League Baseball and Maryland and Baltimore officials.


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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UFC's Jones makes bond, faces felony charge

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has turned himself in to police after a hit-and-run incident he was allegedly involved in Sunday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Mel Kiper and Jon Gruden

Kiper/Gruden: Debating Mariota vs. Winston

Mel Kiper would take Jameis Winston No. 1, while Jon Gruden would take Marcus Mariota. That's one of many debates the two analysts had during the taping of their draft preview special.

53mKeith 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.

NFL Draft

Trade scenarios for Titans to consider (4:08)


Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather conversation (4:22)

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.

SportsCenter Clips

Shane Ray's draft stock impacted by poor decisions (1:08)


Monday's MLB highlights

Braves double up Nationals (2:19)

Olbermann: Should the NL add the DH or should the AL drop it? (6:21)

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Web Gems: A pair of nice dives (1:08)



Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson's

The former MLB player and manager made the following statement: "With the support of my family and friends, I will meet this challenge with the same determination and unwavering intensity that I have displayed in all of my endeavors in life." (via Fox Sports Detroit)

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GM: 'Unlikely' Love returns for playoffs

The timetable for a Kevin Love return looks bleak. Said Cavs GM David Griffin: "I don't want there to be any expectation on Kevin he'll be back." Surgery on Love's injured shoulder is a possibility.

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Bill Simmons @BillSimmons

Bummed about the Love news. Unfair break for Cleveland. Lots of Lebron at 4 now. They can still win title but lineups way more predictable.

Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh

This season, LeBron's usage rate went from 29% to 40% when Kevin Love stepped off the floor. Efficiency plummeted, but this should be fun.

Jets fined $100,000 for tampering

The fine is the only punishment for Jets owner Woody Johnson's covetous comments about Darrelle Revis, made when the CB was still with the Patriots. The Jets won't be docked any draft picks. The New York Daily News first reported the fine.

Olney: MLB reaction to Baltimore unrest

ESPN's Buster Olney says MLB players and officials are closely watching the situation. “They’re sad. Baltimore is a place where opposing teams love to go to, and Camden Yards is one of their favorite parks.”


Dave McMenamin @mcten

David Griffin ends his press remarks by saying the Cavs have gone from being the hunted to the hunters. They're embracing being underdogs.

Cavs offense struggled without Love

Cavs GM David Griffin says it's "highly unlikely" that Kevin Love will return during the playoffs. Cleveland's shooting took a considerable dip while he was off the floor in the 1st round.


Larger bets placed on Mayweather

82 percent of the bets placed at William Hill Sports Books have been on Manny Pacquiao to win -- but 67 percent of the amount wagered has been on Floyd Mayweather.

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Dave McMenamin @mcten

David Griffin says its "highly unlikely" that Kevin Love returns at any point during the playoffs.

Leonard's offense overlooked

Tom Haberstroh says winning the Defensive Player of the Year has overshadowed Kawhi Leonard's growing offensive game. The 23-year old is a legit MVP candidate. The NBA's biggest fear (Insider)

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ESPN Forecast: Who wins Clippers-Spurs?

Now that the Clippers have tied the Spurs up, the ESPN Forecast panel updated its prediction for the series. It's a close one

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ESPN in Snapchat Discover Live
College Football 

Which school has produced an astonishing 26 first-round NFL draft picks since 2000? Take your best guess in today’s edition of ESPN in Snapchat Discover featuring Tuesday Trivia!

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College Football 

OTD: Billy Martin hired by Yanks ... Again

On this date in 1985, Martin began his 4th tour as manager. As The Boss told George Costanza on "Seinfeld": "As painful as it is, I had to let a few people go over the years. Yogi Berra, Lou Piniella, Bucky Dent, Billy Martin, Dallas Green, Dick Howser, Bill Virdon, Billy Martin, Stump Merrill, Billy Martin..." You get the idea.

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Succession plans for top picks
College Football 

Sean Maguire is not Jameis Winston. FSU coach Jimbo Fisher: "He’s just got to be Sean. That’s what we want him to be, because we think Sean can be pretty good." Maguire has huge shoes to fill, and so do the rest of these teams. What's the plan to replace top picks? (Insider)

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College Football 

Conley's return date still TBD

Chris Broussard told SportsCenter the Grizzlies don't have a timetable as to when Mike Conley will return after his facial fracture surgery. Memphis' Game 5 against Portland is Wednesday.


Plans unclear for other games

Sources tell ESPN's Jayson Stark that the Orioles, MLB and city officials are still discussing options for Wednesday's scheduled home game vs. the White Sox and this weekend's series vs. Tampa Bay.

The Undefeated: Boxing in its afterlife

Boxing was born, died and was revived, only to again lose its popularity. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are just days away from resuscitating a sport that has endured a "corrupt and racist past." Life After Death

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Jets approached regarding Wilkerson

DE Mo Wilkerson has been a no-show at voluntary workouts, but at least two teams, and maybe more, have approached the Jets about trading for the 25-year-old, who had 5.5 sacks last season, per a league source. (via ESPN's Adam Schefter)

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Ravens cancel NFL draft party

The Baltimore Ravens have cancelled their NFL draft party on Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium, the team announced.

Baltimore Orioles @Orioles

After consultation with MLB & state & local officials, tonight’s game between the Orioles & the White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed.