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Historic Road Trip Takes Its Toll (3:22)
VCU clinches its first regional championship (1:41)
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Revamped Mercury set sights on WNBA repeat

After a chaotic offseason, defending WNBA champ Phoenix is an almost entirely different team in 2015. But with a good nucleus still on the roster, the Mercury sure don't sound worried.

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Chadiha: Raiders' Mack just getting started

As a rookie, Khalil Mack proved he can make plays in the NFL. In Year 2, the outside linebacker is poised to be a difference-maker for the Raiders, Jeffri Chadiha writes.


Freeman, Wood down D-backs in Arizona

Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer in the 5th and added an RBI single in the 6th to lift the Braves to a 3rd straight win. Braves SP Alex Wood, whose 2-RBI single broke a scoreless tie in the 2nd, tossed 8 innings of 1-run ball. Box score


TCU rallies to win in extras

After being down 7 runs going into the bottom of the 8th inning, Elliott Barzilli hit a walk-off single to right field in the 10th to cap the Horned Frogs' massive rally against NC State.


Mariners chip away, still trail by 5

Seth Smith hit an RBI triple to right and scored on Austin Jackson's double to give Seattle its first runs of the game, but the Mariners are still looking up at the Yankees, who lead 7-2 after 7 innings. Follow live

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ESPN sources say Pelicans putting on full-court press to hire Darren Erman as defensive guru for new coach Alvin Gentry's coaching staff

June gloom for King Felix

Félix Hernández allowed 7 earned runs tonight against the Yankees, which is usually a month's work for the Mariners' ace. Hernández allowed 7 earned runs in all of April and 8 earned runs in the month of May.


A new superstar in the Curry household

Has Stephen Curry's daughter's fame surpassed his own? "In the Bay Area, for sure," Curry said. "When we go out now, they're all asking where she's at. ... We went to Toys 'R' Us the other day, and little girls asking their dad can they talk to Riley because they saw her on TV."



According to a report, a number of great NBA marksmen -- Steve Nash included -- believe Stephen Curry could be the best shooter ever. Chef Curry at the top?

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A weird outing for Padres pitcher

San Diego SP Andrew Cashner became the first pitcher in modern baseball history (since 1900) to strike out at least 12, walk nobody and not make it through 5 IP (via Elias), as the Mets got to him early. And after arguing calls following a 2-1 pitch, Matt Kemp and Bud Black have been ejected as the Mets lead 7-0. Follow live


Dwyane Wade set for Finals appearance

The Heat superstar is going back to the NBA Finals -- as an analyst. The three-time NBA champion will join ESPN on ABC for pregame and halftime shows during Games 2 and 3 of Finals -- as well as 6 and 7, if necessary. Flash in the studio

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Seattle Mariners @Mariners

Mayckol Guaipe has thrown 2.1 scoreless innings in his MLB debut. We're doing the 7th inning stretch. Yankees lead the Mariners, 7-0.

Angels @Angels

Ichthyophobia has officially spread to Tampa Bay. Rays are intentionally walking Trout to load the bases for Pujols.

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

3 HR of at least 450 feet today, Andre Ethier (451), Freddie Freeman (451) and Joc Pederson (450). (most in day since May 1 2013)

Dodgers dismantle Rockies in opener

Clayton Kershaw stuck out seven batters over 7 innings of two-run ball vs. the Rockies, and the Dodgers broke out the bats to put up a six-run sixth inning and hit four HRs in their 11-4 win.


No no-no, but Mets keep mashing

Jacob deGrom's perfect game and his no-hitter were ruined in the 6th inning, but he's still kept the Padres off the board, and his Mets have provided plenty of run support in a 7-0 game at the stretch. Follow live