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David Ortiz gets Red Sox off the schneid against southpaws in win over White Sox

11:32 PM ET Christina KahrlMLB Staff Writer Close ESPN.com MLB editor/writer BBWAA member since 2009 Co-founder and former executive editor of BaseballProspectus.com CHICAGO — With the White Sox set to honor the Boston Red Sox designated hitter in what will … Continue reading

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Sources: Rockets interviewed D'Antoni for job

12:01 AM ET Marc SteinESPN Senior Writer Close • Senior NBA writer for ESPN.com• Began covering the NBA in 1993-94• Also covered soccer, tennis and the Olympics Veteran NBA head coach Mike D’Antoni was in Houston this week interviewing for … Continue reading

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Hawks give themselves 'Crying Jordan' treatment after Cavs' epic first half

9:27 PM ET The Atlanta Hawks gave up an NBA record 18 3-pointers in the first half of Game 2 against the Cleveland Cavaliers, becoming the first team in nearly 30 years to trail by at least 36 points at … Continue reading

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Hanks' claim of Leicester City wager a joke

8:38 PM ET Darren RovellESPN Senior Writer Close ESPN.com’s sports business reporter since 2012; previously at ESPN from 2000-06 Appears on SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, ESPN.com and with ABC News Formerly worked as analyst at CNBC Tom Hanks is indeed not … Continue reading

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Vote: If healthy, should Curry play in Game 3?

8:57 PM ET Despite trailing the Portland Trail Blazers by 11 entering the fourth quarter, the Golden State Warriors rallied to win Game 2 110-99. That gives the Warriors a 2-0 lead heading to Portland for Saturday’s Game 3, both … Continue reading

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Vikings' Peterson donating $100K to flood relief

7:16 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 MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian … Continue reading

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Early Derby favorite Nyquist draws No. 13 post

7:23 PM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Nyquist has been made the early 3-1 favorite for the 142nd Kentucky Derby, with Exaggerator the second choice in the full field of 20 horses. Trained by Doug O’Neill, Nyquist is undefeated … Continue reading

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Manziel booked; will appear in court Thursday

6:03 PM ET ESPN.com news services Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was booked Wednesday in relation to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a domestic violence complaint by his ex-girlfriend. Manziel’s attorney, Bob Hinton, told ESPN’s Mark Schwarz that Manziel … Continue reading

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Sports world provides its own spin on #MayThe4thBeWithYou

7:27 PM ET It’s not every day that sports and Star Wars collide. But May 4 provides the opportunity to meld the two, and the sports world did not disappoint Wednesday. #MayThe4thBeWithYou pic.twitter.com/hk78mvbw9l — Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) May 4, 2016 … Continue reading

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Michael Jordan's agent tries to set record straight on original Nike deal

6:04 PM ET Darren RovellESPN Senior Writer Close ESPN.com’s sports business reporter since 2012; previously at ESPN from 2000-06 Appears on SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, ESPN.com and with ABC News Formerly worked as analyst at CNBC Nike first signed Michael Jordan … Continue reading

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