Riley Maddigan

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yankees: “ Lucas Duda thought he had a hit – then Jacoby Ellsbury came into the picture. ”

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ladodgers: “ Sometimes you hit home runs. Sometimes your bat explodes. ”

Streaking or not, Arenado puts team first

CINCINNATI -- Big baseball fans Fernando and Millie Arenado were prophetic and faithful 23 years ago on April 16, when the second of their three sons …

Good morning, LeBron James is a good role model

King James outperformed Donald Sterling on Monday. Here's your Tuesday NBA newsletter.<p>Good morning. Let's basketball.<p><b>LEBRON IS A GOOD ROLE MODEL:</b> The King dropped 49 on Brooklyn to help cinch up a 102-96 win. The Nets were tough to knock out, though -- the game came down to the wire. Chris Bosh hit …

Ump touches Torii Hunter's face

Major League Baseball will review an incident in Monday's game between the Detroit Tigers and Baltimore Orioles during which third-base umpire Paul …

Baseball

Michael Sam's Jersey Is Already No. 2 In Sales Among NFL Rookies: Reports

It didn't take long for Michael Sam to have one of the most popular jerseys among the new rookie class in the NFL, according to reports. Cyd Zeigler of OutSports.com and Darren Rovell of ESPN.com reported on Monday that Sam, the first openly gay player ever to be drafted into the NFL, has the …

NFL Draft Results 2014: Full Grades for League's Best and Worst Draft Classes

If the college prospects that were selected in the 2014 NFL draft thought the grading was done when they left school for the greener pastures of the professional ranks, they were mistaken.<p>While these grades may not carry as much weight as one of those final term papers that were due the Friday …

Football (U.S.)

Patrick Peterson: 'I think I am' better than Richard Sherman

Patrick Peterson talked about the possibility of an extension from the Cardinals and said he's better than Richard Sherman.<p><b>More Draft coverage: 2015</b> …

Football (U.S.)

LeBron James scores 49, leads Heat to 3-1 series lead

"Indefatigable" was how Heat head coach described James. Any superlative would do.<p><b>More postseason coverage: Playoff schedule, results | Latest news,</b> …

Basketball

Browns extend Joe Haden through 2019, $23M guaranteed

The Browns signed Joe Haden to a new contract featuring $23 million guaranteed that will keep Haden in Cleveland through 2019.<p><b>More Draft coverage:</b> …

Football (U.S.)

Jose Fernandez may be done for year

The Miami Marlins believe that ace Jose Fernandez will need season-ending elbow surgery, National League sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster …

San Diego Padres

Kevin Durant's Career NBA Shot Chart Is Pretty Awesome

Link to Media<p>Oklahoma City Thunder superstar and 2014 NBA MVP Kevin Durant is one of the best scorers in the association, which is why it isn't surprising to see how efficient he's been since coming to the NBA.<p>Kirk Goldsberry from <i>Grantland</i> wrote a detailed piece on the true value of Durant while …

Basketball

Athletes Celebrate Mother's Day on Social Media

With Mother's Day taking place on Sunday, a number of professional athletes gave thanks to their moms over social media.<p>Tajh Boyd, who was drafted by the New York Jets on Saturday, posted this picture on Instagram with a very heartfelt message to his mom:<p>There's no telling where I'd be without this …

Social Media

Aroldis Chapman strikes out the side for the save in return

CINCINNATI -- Aroldis Chapman let baseball know in his own way that his long journey back from an scary injury was complete: with a 100 mph strike to …

How a Line Drive Forever Changed and Nearly Ended My Life

Link to Media<p>Close calls seemed like nothing to me. Growing up playing baseball, I saw ball after ball whizz past the pitcher and into the field. The game always carried on, and everyone moved back to their positions for the next pitch—no big deal. One day, the close calls that always seemed like …

Boston Red Sox

MLB roundup: Baseball sports pink for Mother's Day

Carlos Gomez says Happy Mother's Day with his goatee.<p>Pink bats. Pink laces on the ball. Pink ribbons everywhere.<p>Baseball paid tribute to Mother's Day by wearing a lot of pink in order to raise awareness for breast cancer research. Several players wore pink sleeves or used pink bats to do their …

NFL Draft: Did Teddy Bridgewater really 'fall' to the 32nd pick?

Formerly thought of as a potential No. 1 overall pick, how did Teddy Bridgewater slide until the end of the first round.<p>Teddy Bridgewater was happy …

Football (U.S.)

Malcolm Jenkins Fools Twitter Trolls with Clever Mother's Day Joke

Link to Media<p>Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Malcolm Jenkins pulled a slick one Sunday, sending out a tweet wishing all five of his “baby mammas” a happy Mother’s Day.<p>The message included a picture stitch of five women, each with a strikingly similar face. Could it be that these “beautiful baby …

Football (U.S.)

Johnny Manziel's jersey a top seller

Just call him Johnny Cash.<p>So many No. 2 Cleveland Browns jerseys with Johnny Manziel's name on them have been sold since he was drafted Thursday …

Football (U.S.)

AJ McCarron claims he was not healthy at Alabama

The increasingly controversial quarterback now says he did not feel 100 percent with the Crimson Tide.<p>Quarterback AJ McCarron fell to the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft after being projected as a second- or third-round pick. McCarron believes he could have gone higher, …

Best and worst draft marriages

As usual, it's important to clarify that this isn't a projection of how these players will fare over the course of their pro careers. It's only an …

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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Browns ticket sales skyrocket

The Cleveland Browns have a bell that is rung every time a new season ticket is sold, and given the way things are going since the team selected …

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Best picks of the first round

The first round of the 2014 NFL draft had its fair share of surprises in addition to some picks that had seemed like possibilities for much of the …

Teacher accused of stealing World Cup stickers from children

There are some lines that you do not cross. This is one of them.<p>It must be tempting. There you are, teaching a room full of kids, and you see a couple at the back comparing their World Cup stickers. Not during the lesson, folks! So you go over, you take them away, and you stick them in your desk. …