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May 25, 2018

Paul's latest postseason injury comes one win away from NBA Finals
Chris Paul overcame a slow start to put his team in position for a major postseason win -- only to end that win with another critical playoff injury.... More >>

CP3 in question for G6 due to hurt hamstring
The Rockets won Game 5 against the Warriors but might have suffered a serious loss, as Chris Paul exited because of a right hamstring injury.... More >>

Harden on 3-point shooting woes: 'Who cares?'
With the Rockets a win away from the NBA Finals, James Harden isn't concerned that his trademark 3-point shot isn't landing so long as the team keeps winning.... More >>

Green: Warriors will bounce back, force Game 7
The Warriors are on the verge of playoff elimination, but Draymond Green said the defending NBA champs are in a great position to rebound and force a decisive Game 7 against Houston.... More >>

NFL says formal vote on anthem policy not held
There was no official vote taken by the NFL when it passed its new anthem resolution on Wednesday, the league confirmed Thursday.... More >>

Broncos LB on Trump comments: 'Disgusting'
Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall had a strong reaction to Donald Trump's interview with Fox News about the NFL's new anthem policy, calling the president's comments "disgusting."... More >>

Big Sexy's big day: Colon turns 45, gets cake
Rangers pitcher Bartolo Colon, who turned 45 on Thursday, was given a cake by his Rangers teammates -- who then promptly smashed his face into it.... More >>

How the NBA got its groove back
Warriors vs. Rockets is a celebration of the NBA's new normal: A frenzied, rapid-fire style of basketball.... More >>

Real or not? AL Central is the worst division since 1994
The early returns from the American League Central aren't pretty, as the .500 Indians lead a group that has been far from good in games outside of the division.... More >>

Graziano: Bungled anthem policy shows NFL has much to learn from NBA
Why can't the NFL get it right with its anthem policy and clumsy handling of players' rights? The answer has to do with sincerity and trust.... More >>

What the NFL anthem policy actually means
How will "show respect" be defined? Can players raise their fists? Will there be any avenue to protest without discipline? Here's what to expect.... More >>

Permission for optimism: The Caps take on D.C.'s pain
No Washington big four team has won a title since 1991. With the hockey gods seemingly on their side, can the Capitals end the streak of futility?... More >>

Facing elimination, LeBron finds comfort in a book
Up against elimination for the second time this postseason, the three-time NBA champion told ESPN about the lessons he has learned from reading "The Alchemist."... More >>

Which set of attacking forces will win the Champions League?
Real Madrid vs. Liverpool will be a tale of two strike trios as the "BBC" goes up against Salah, Firmino and Mane. It's a study in contrasts.... More >>

Klopp happy to take the pressure for Liverpool's players
"When you win, it's down to you, and when you lose, it's down to me." Jurgen Klopp doesn't mind the pressure, especially if it frees his players.... More >>

How college basketball free agency is shaping up
Chase Jeter, who transferred from Duke to Arizona, is among 15 impact players looking for fresh starts.... More >>

45 things to know about Colon on his 45th birthday
He's pitched for 11 teams over 21 seasons, winning 242 games and a Cy Young -- but there's so much more to "Big Sexy" than mere numbers.... More >>

GIF: The evolution of Bartolo Colon
The Rangers pitcher, who turned 45 on Thursday, has changed quite a bit since breaking into the big leagues with the Indians in 1997.... More >>

Ancajas, Yafai focused on title defenses, not each other
Jerwin Ancajas and Kal Yafai are being featured on the same card as a prelude to a possible unification, but they're focused on the business at hand.... More >>

How to watch the Ancajas vs. Sultan title fight on ESPN+
Looking to watch the Ancajas-Jonas Sultan junior bantamweight world title fight on Saturday? Here's how to do it.... More >>

Danica Patrick on final Indy 500: 'I'll be focused'
The 36-year-old has not competed in the Indianapolis 500 since her move to NASCAR in 2012, but there's a fire within her to make this last race a memorable one.... More >>

IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden on the Indy 500 and dealing with pressure
In ESPN The Magazine's World Fame 100 Issue, IndyCar champ Josef Newgarden tells us how he keeps it together on the track and the stage.... More >>

Way-too-early 2020 Hall of Fame class: Smoke out front
Selecting next year's class will be a tough one for voters, except for one former driver and current team co-owner. Who else makes the cut?... More >>

Roundtable: Biggest snub in NASCAR Hall of Fame history?
Buddy Baker is one of several NASCAR stalwarts who have yet to be selected. Our experts offer up Baker and others who should be in the HOF.... More >>

How the Monaco GP has changed in 50 years
Fifty years after he visited the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time, Maurice Hamilton looks at how times have changed at the world's most famous street circuit.... More >>

Vettel, Hamilton doubt they will ever be teammates
Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton briefly took time to imagine if a future existed for them as Formula One teammates.... More >>

Keeping up with Virat Kohli, India's best cricketer
To be India's best cricketer is to live with the suffocating, infuriating, frightening trappings of fame. But for Virat Kohli, it's seductive all the same.... More >>

The annual ranking of the biggest names in sports
To find the 100 most famous athletes in the world, we started with a list of 600. Then we ranked them based on a formula that consists of three fame factors.... More >>

Top seeds still alive for NCAA men's lacrosse semifinals
No. 1 Maryland plays No. 4 Duke and No. 2 Albany faces No. 3 Yale Saturday on ESPN2 for spots in the title match.... More >>

Kyle Korver excels in season of personal sorrow
Despite the sudden loss of his youngest brother, Cavs guard Kyle Korver has managed to play his best.... More >>

Offseason mission at Notre Dame: 'Fix' QB Brandon Wimbush
With his starting job in jeopardy, the senior is working to regain confidence after his passing struggles at the end of last season.... More >>

What makes each Top 25 team so dominant
Christian Wilkins helps anchor Clemson's deep and talented D-line. Each Top 25 team has such a strength that sets it apart.... More >>

100 things to watch 100 days until college football kicks off
College football is coming! In 100 days, Texas A&M's new $75 million man, Jimbo Fisher, will take the field. That's just one thing we can't wait to see.... More >>

Inoue to fight McDonnell for title Friday on ESPN+
The title fight between Japanese star Naoya "Monster" Inoue and secondary bantamweight titlist Jamie McDonnell will be streamed live on ESPN+ on Friday morning.... More >>

Being born into Philadelphia's Allen family means being born into boxing
Now undefeated lightweight Damon Allen Jr. looks to add his story to the family saga.... More >>

The life and legacy of Chris Moneymaker, 15 years after his WSOP title changed poker
Fifteen years after his unbelievable and unlikely 2003 World Series of Poker main event win, Chris Moneymaker looks back at his experiences over that stretch -- through highs and lows -- and explains how he came out the other side better for it.... More >>

Petra Kvitova's remarkable recovery, in her own words
Less than 18 months after a violent attack almost ended her career, the two-time Wimbledon champ opens up about her injury, the recovery and how she plans to confront the clay at Roland Garros.... More >>

World Cup 2018: 32 previews
The 2018 World Cup won't have Italy or the U.S. but all the big hitters like Brazil, Germany and Argentina will battle. Get the info you need here.... More >>

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