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Friend: Meet the Splash Fathers

Long before Steph and Klay took the league by storm, Dell Curry and Mychal Thompson were busy making a name for themselves in the NBA, and preparing their sons for life in the spotlight.

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Thompson clears protocol, OK to play in Game 1

Klay Thompson has completed the NBA's concussion protocol, clearing the Golden State Warriors guard to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Clayton: Newton's deal sets the stage for Wilson

Two things will likely happen for Russell Wilson following the Cam Newton deal: His negotiations with the Seahawks will resolve more quickly, and he'll become one of the NFL's highest-paid QBs.

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Goodell tells NFLPA he'll hear Brady's appeal

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has formally rejected the NFL Players Association's motion to recuse himself as arbitrator of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal hearing June 23.

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Hoiberg: 'I absolutely love this roster'
NBA 

New Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg says the versatility of Chicago's veterans will allow him to play with pace next season.

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Murray State’s Steve Prohm is in the mix to replace Fred Hoiberg at Iowa State, sources told ESPN.

Being the best doesn't have an age limit

Harriette Thompson described her training and the media frenzy surrounding her completion of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, a feat that made her the oldest woman to ever complete a marathon: "I was so happy to get over that finish line and not disappoint anybody."

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Klay Thompson ready for Game 1
NBA 

Warriors SG Klay Thompson has been cleared to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals after completing the league's concussion protocol, the team announced Tuesday. Story

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ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Warriors: 46-3 at home. 5 of the 6 teams with better single-season home win percentage than Warriors went on to win the title (1949-50 Nats)

Owner: Red Sox 'painful to watch'
MLB 

John Henry offered support for manager John Farrell and GM Ben Cherington today, and said the postseason is still possible despite a 22-29 start. " ... this is a strong team. They've just played not up to their capabilities."

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Steph Curry status report
NBA 

ESPN's Marc Stein caught up with Stephen Curry to see how the star shooter was doing during the layoff: "I'm feeling good. If there's one benefit of seven days off, it's everybody get healthy."

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DFS: Discounts to offset Scherzer
MLB 

If you're paying up for Nationals ace Max Scherzer in daily fantasy today, Cynthia Frelund suggests looking at St. Louis 2B Kolten Wong and 1B Mark Reynolds for your lineup. "Great value from [Reynolds] tonight."

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austin 3:16 says i'd beat ex-ufcer lesnar
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Former heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar closed the door on his UFC career in March. As the door re-opens on his WWE life, could legendary grappler Steve Austin be waiting to greet him? Rattlesnake vs. Beast Incarnate?

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Busy offseason for Seahawks
NFL 

Trading for TE Jimmy Graham was Seattle's biggest splash, but it also added a pair of CBs in free agency. G James Carpenter and C Max Unger, both of whom played more than 300 snaps last season, represent the biggest losses.

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Cosmos lead Cuba 4-0 at halftime
Soccer 

Lucky Mkosana scored two goals for the New York Cosmos in the first match for an American sports team in Cuba since the U.S. ended trade and travel restrictions in January. The second half returns on ESPN2.

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Final: Rockies 6, Dodgers 3

Los Angeles made it interesting in the 9th, but closer John Axford slammed the door on the NL West leaders. Jorge De La Rosa K'd 6 over 6 innings of 3-run ball and Colorado pounded out 12 hits in the home win. Box score

Cromartie: Sherman product of 'LOB'

The NFL's best CB? Darrelle Revis, and it's not close, says Jets CB Antonio Cromartie. Why not Richard Sherman? He only plays one side of the field. "Go follow the No. 1 receiver," Cromartie told Sirius XM NFL Radio. Cromartie's take

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Last-minute DFS lineup advice
MLB 

There are plenty of reasons to like Rockies OF Charlie Blackmon in daily leagues today (Coors Field, chief among them). But don't forget Royals 1B Eric Hosmer. Today's X-factors (Insider)

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Adrian Peterson: 'I'm moving forward'
NFL 

"This past year has been emotional for both parties involved. I've learned a lot from my mistake ... I'm focused on what's in front of me and bettering myself."

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Rockies lead Dodgers entering 9th

Ben Paulsen's solo home run in the 7th extended Colorado's lead to 6-3 over Los Angeles. Paulsen is one of five Rockies with two hits today, which also includes Michael McKenry (2-for-4, HR, 3 RBIs). Follow live

Curry with shot to knock LeBron down
NBA 

Steph Curry is on pace to be the first player to achieve a +1,000 plus-minus for a season since the NBA began tracking the stat. The previous "record"-holder: LeBron James from '08-09.

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What can 'Splash Fathers' do for you?
NBA 

Things are a little different for the sons of NBA players. Says Klay Thompson's dad, Mychal: "Not only could they talk to us, but Steph and Klay could talk to the best of the best, the greatest there ever was. A Jordan. A Kobe. A Magic Johnson. ... That's as good as it gets right there.'' Father knows best

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OTD: Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp
MLB 

On June 2, 1925, Wally Pipp had a headache and popped a couple of Aspirin, so Lou Gehrig stepped in at first -- and "The Iron Horse" would not miss a game for the next 2,128 games. Said Wally Pipp: "I took the two most expensive Aspirin in history."

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Schefter: Panthers to build around Cam

Adam Schefter on SportsCenter: "You're allocating a tremendous amount of salary cap space to the quarterback, but he's a quarterback that they believe in, that they want to have around."

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