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New Orleans Pelicans all smiles as they turn page with Buddy Hield pick

9:16 PM ET Justin VerrierESPN Staff Writer Close Justin Verrier is an NBA writer and editor at ESPN.com. METAIRIE, La. — Buddy Hield, still with his official New Orleans Pelicans draft-day hat atop his spiked mane, stood up from the … Continue reading

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At CEO 2016, Infiltration says he wants his own shoes, like Michael Jordan

8:58 PM ET Jacob WolfESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer for ESPN.com Reports across multiple games, including League of Legends, Super Smash Bros., Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Call of Duty. Specializes in investigative reporting It’s a hot Friday in Orlando, … Continue reading

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Leafs take Matthews No. 1; Laine to Jets at No. 2

8:41 PM ET ESPN.com news services The Toronto Maple Leafs have taken center Auston Matthews with the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft on Friday night in Buffalo, New York. Matthews, 18, became the first American-born player to … Continue reading

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Auston Matthews ready to make his mark

10:09 PM ET Scott BurnsideESPN Senior Writer Close Covers hockey for ESPN.com 10 years at Toronto Sun, Windsor Star and National Post Wrote best-selling true crime book “Deadly Innocence” BUFFALO, N.Y. — Watching Auston Matthews slip on a Toronto Maple … Continue reading

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U.S. men's team must let go of its London letdown

8:24 PM ET Melissa IsaacsonESPN.com Close Melissa Isaacson is a columnist for ESPN.com, espnW.com and ESPN Chicago. The award-winning writer has covered Chicago sports for most of her 32-year career, including at the Chicago Tribune, before joining ESPN in 2009, … Continue reading

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Danny Ainge embraces boos, wants to make deals fans will cheer

8:40 PM ET Chris ForsbergESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Celtics since 2007 Emmy award-winning videographer Joined ESPNBoston.com in 2009 WALTHAM, Mass. — Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he genuinely felt bad when he found out that … Continue reading

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Manziel's lawyer uncertain QB can stay clean

6:38 PM ET ESPN.com news services An attorney handling Johnny Manziel’s domestic violence case expressed doubts about the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback’s ability to stay clean and said he was given a receipt that shows Manziel may have spent more than … Continue reading

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Rose thanks Bulls for 'another start' with Knicks

6:16 PM ET NEW YORK — Derrick Rose isn’t sure why he was traded, but he said he is grateful that the Chicago Bulls sent him to the New York Knicks. “I would like to tell them, ‘Thank you,’” Rose … Continue reading

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Canelo to fight 154-pound titlist Smith on Sept. 17

4:00 PM ET Dan RafaelESPN Senior Writer Close 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA Today Boxing fans already knew they would not get the fight they … Continue reading

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The offseason of James Harden begins today

4:11 PM ET Calvin WatkinsESPN Staff Writer Close Calvin Watkins covers the Houston Rockets and the NBA for ESPN.com. He joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He’s covered the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers as well as colleges, boxing and high … Continue reading

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