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German engineered: Vikings pick European WR

5:52 PM ET Ben GoesslingESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered Vikings for St. Paul Pioneer Press Also covered Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild and Washington Nationals Twin Cities native and University of Minnesota graduate EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Moritz Boehringer got … Continue reading

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Newly vocal Paul George ready to lead Pacers' charge in Game 7

5:56 PM ET Nick FriedellESPN Staff Writer Close Nick Friedell is the Chicago Bulls beat reporter for ESPN Chicago. Friedell is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and joined ESPNChicago.com for its launch … Continue reading

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W2W4: Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals, Game 2

3:47 PM ET Pierre LeBrunESPN Senior Writer Close Covers the NHL for ESPN.com and TSN in Canada Six years on the “Hockey Night In Canada” Hotstove panel 13 years at The Canadian Press national news agency WASHINGTON — The Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Cowboys grab Prescott, making delayed QB pick

3:51 PM ET ESPN.com news services IRVING, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys have another candidate for the backup job behind quarterback Tony Romo. Dallas took Mississippi State‘s Dak Prescott with the 135th overall pick in the fourth round of the … Continue reading

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After Luke Walton departure, how Warriors' coaching tree might blossom again

3:04 PM ET Ethan Sherwood StraussESPN Staff Writer Close Covers the Golden State Warriors for ESPN.com Contributes to ESPN’s TrueHoop blog Hosts TrueHoop TV Live OAKLAND, Calif. — Alvin Gentry was hired as the New Orleans Pelicans head coach while … Continue reading

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Dak Prescott is Cowboys' first QB draft pick since 2009

2:13 PM ET Todd ArcherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered NFL since 1997, Cowboys since 2003 Previously covered Bengals and Dolphins Lives in Dallas area with his wife and two children The Dallas Cowboys put more work into the quarterback position … Continue reading

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Celtics coach Brad Stevens wants Evan Turner back in green

3:32 PM ET Chris ForsbergESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Celtics since 2007 Emmy award-winning videographer Joined ESPNBoston.com in 2009 WALTHAM, Mass. — Evan Turner is admittedly intrigued by his impending foray into unrestricted free agency, but he’s not necessarily excited. … Continue reading

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Raiders trade up to draft QB Cook in 4th round

1:57 PM ET ESPN.com news services Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was schooled in the draft by Ron Wolf during his long tenure in the front office in Green Bay. Even when they had an entrenched starter like Brett … Continue reading

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Bill Walton shows he's a proud dad

12:54 PM ET James QuintongESPN.com Close Editor for ESPN.com Member of Fantasy Sports Writers Hall of Fame The news that Luke Walton will become the next Los Angeles Lakers coach drew lots of praise throughout the league. However, the biggest … Continue reading

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A-Rod gifts HR bat to young fan at Fenway

11:28 AM ET ESPN.com news services Alex Rodriguez might have made a new friend in Fenway Park — of all places — when he gave his bat to a young fan after hitting a home run. The fan, 8-year-old David … Continue reading

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