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Bubba wins second Masters in three years
Bubba Watson won the Masters for the second time in three years on Sunday, beating Jordan Spieth and Jonas Blixt by three shots.
Saban: Talks with Peyton, Gase not together
Nick Saban visited with Peyton Manning at the Alabama football offices early last week. Saban also spent time with Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase on the same day and in the same location. But don't connect the dots any further, Saban says.
Wings' Datsyuk sends top-seeded Bruins to loss
Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night.
Harang no-hits Mets for 7 as Braves coast
Harang pulled with no-hitter, Braves beat Mets 6-0
Sources: Woodson 'bracing' for the worst
While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.
76ers owner terms 19-win season 'success'
Billions of dollars couldn't console Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris this season.
Hamels slated to make season debut in L.A.
Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels is expected to make his season debut Wednesday in Los Angeles against the Dodgers.
Getzlaf shines to help Ducks hold off Stars
Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a face mask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.
Quenneville fined $25,000 for Game 1 actions
The league has fined Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville $25,000 for inappropriate conduct during Thursday's first-round playoff game against the St. Louis Blues.
Griz's Calathes banned 20 for drug violation
Memphis Grizzlies reserve rookie guard Nick Calathes has been suspended 20 games for violating the league's anti-drug policy, the league announced Friday night.
Source: 49ers likely to pass on Smith option
The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to pick up the 2015 fifth-year option on linebacker/defensive end Aldon Smith's contract, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Silver: Making NBA age limit 20 top priority
Armed with majority support from owners and saying "we're ready to go," NBA commissioner Adam Silver made it clear pushing back the league's age limit to 20 is at the top of his priority list.
Kupchak says Kobe, Lakers on same page
Kobe Bryant looks to be having an excellent anniversary trip in Paris, judging by the photos posted on his wife's Instagram account.
Stanton's walk-off GS lifts Marlins over M's
Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam with none out in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins took advantage of an overturned call on a replay review to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 Friday night.
NCAA prez Emmert: Food rule was 'absurd'
NCAA president Mark Emmert said Friday that he was happy to take pressure off the NCAA and its member schools as the governing body's legislative council voted earlier this week to eliminate all the previous restrictions on food.


THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE INDIANA PACERS
Hidden Gems of the Pacers' Playoff History: #8 - 2001 First Round, Game 1
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First Financial Bank Adds Name to Bankers Life Fieldhouse Level
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Hidden Gems of the Pacers' Playoff History: #7 - 2000 Second Round, Game 6
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Hibbert Ready to Answer New Questions
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Boomer and Papa John Visit Riley Hospital for Children, Papa John’s Donates $100K
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Hidden Gems of the Pacers' Playoff History: #6 - 1998 Second Round, Game 5
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Pacers Announce First-Round Playoff Tickets Available Beginning at Noon Today
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Hidden Gems of the Pacers' Playoff History: #5 - 1994 First Round, Game 1
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Game Preview: Pacers vs Hawks, Game 1
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Game Rewind: Pacers 101, Magic 86
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Lesley West Hosts 11th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway
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Hidden Gems of the Pacers' Playoff History: #4 - 1973 ABA First Round, Game 4
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Hidden Gems of the Pacers' Playoff History: #3 - 1972 ABA Finals, Game 5
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Hidden Gems of the Pacers' Playoff History: #2 - 1970 ABA Finals, Game 5
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Hidden Gems of the Pacers' Playoff History: #1 - 1969 ABA Eastern Conference First-Round Series, Game 2
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Balanced Effort Leads Pacers Past Thunder’s Dynamic Duo
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David West Leads Pacers to Win and Top Spot in East
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The Pacers Still Have It, and They’ve Known It All Along
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Pacers Announce Winners of Pacers MVP Scholarship presented by Herff Jones
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Game Rewind: Pacers 102, Thunder 97
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ESPN.com - NFL
Saban: Talks with Peyton, Gase not together
Nick Saban visited with Peyton Manning at the Alabama football offices early last week. Saban also spent time with Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase on the same day and in the same location. But don't connect the dots any further, Saban says.
Source: 49ers likely to pass on Smith option
The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to pick up the 2015 fifth-year option on linebacker/defensive end Aldon Smith's contract, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
OTL: He may have shot Tillman
In his first public statements about the death of former NFL safety Pat Tillman, one of the Army Rangers involved in the 2004 friendly fire incident in Afghanistan says he has lived for 10 years with the thought that he may have fired the fatal shots.
Source: Jags to meet with Bridgewater again
The Jacksonville Jaguars have scheduled a second meeting and workout with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, a source said.
Ravens, 49ers set joint preseason practices
Two seasons after battling in the Super Bowl, the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers will hold four joint practices after their preseason opener on Aug. 7 in Baltimore, John Harbaugh said Friday night.

Saints re-sign Meachem to 1-year contract
The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they have re-signed veteran receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year deal. Terms were not disclosed.
Former QB McNabb spends day in jail for DUI
Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.
Source: Watt has 5th-year option exercised
The Houston Texans have officially exercised the fifth-year option on DE J.J. Watt's contract for the 2015 season, per a league source.
Ravens activate LB McClain from reserve list
The Baltimore Ravens activated Rolando McClain off the reserve-retired list Thursday, two days after his disastrous first workout with the team.
Ocho Canada: Johnson joins CFL's Alouettes
Chad Johnson is headed north of the border.
Reports: D-Jax owes Rosenhaus over $500K
An arbitrator recently ruled that DeSean Jackson owes former agent Drew Rosenhaus $516,415 in unpaid loans and fees, according to multiple media reports.
Hernandez associate accused of lying to feds
An associate of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been arrested on charges of obstruction of justice, witness tampering and lying to a federal grand jury.
New Jet Johnson motivated to silence critics
After sitting on the market for 12 days and hearing a year's worth of whispers about his declining value as a running back, Chris Johnson comes to the New York Jets resolved to prove the doubters wrong.
Judge says Sharper won't be released on bail
Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper lost his bid Thursday to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge found there's enough evidence to move forward with charges against him in that state.
Starting LB Allen among 4 released by Jags
Starting outside linebacker Russell Allen was among four players the Jacksonville Jaguars released on Thursday afternoon.

ESPN.com - NBA
ESPN Forecast: East playoff winners
Our ESPN Forecast panel votes for which teams will win the East's first-round series.
ESPN Forecast: West playoff winners
Our ESPN Forecast panel votes for which teams will win the West's first-round series.
Sources: Woodson 'bracing' for the worst
While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.
Silver: Making NBA age limit 20 top priority
Armed with majority support from owners and saying "we're ready to go," NBA commissioner Adam Silver made it clear pushing back the league's age limit to 20 is at the top of his priority list.
76ers owner terms 19-win season 'success'
Billions of dollars couldn't console Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris this season.
Kupchak says Kobe, Lakers on same page
Kobe Bryant looks to be having an excellent anniversary trip in Paris, judging by the photos posted on his wife's Instagram account.
Griz's Calathes banned 20 for drug violation
Memphis Grizzlies reserve rookie guard Nick Calathes has been suspended 20 games for violating the league's anti-drug policy, the league announced Friday night.
Hibbert: Wrong move to call out teammates
Roy Hibbert is moving forward.
Rivers turns deaf ear to Warriors' 'flop' talk
Two days after Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson called out the Los Angeles Clippers star for flopping and playing out of control, Rivers said he wants Griffin to keep doing whatever he's been doing this season, even if that includes flopping.
O'Neal will start for injured Bogut vs. Clips
Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson says Jermaine O'Neal will start in place of injured center Andrew Bogut for Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series at the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.
Heating up? James, Wade, Bosh all practice
The Miami Heat opened preparation for the playoffs Friday under what's been a rare set of circumstances this season: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh practiced together.
GM confident Bledsoe will return to Suns
Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough is plotting the team's future after an unexpectedly successfully season, and he's confident that future includes Eric Bledsoe.
Jazz win tiebreaker, get No. 4 spot for lottery
The Utah Jazz have won a tiebreaker with the Boston Celtics, giving them a chance for a better pick in the NBA draft.
Nets deny tank talk: Trying to get healthy
The Brooklyn Nets dismissed rampant speculation that they tanked down the stretch in order to set up a first-round playoff match-up with the Toronto Raptors.
TV veteran Sager diagnosed with leukemia
Veteran broadcaster Craig Sager has been diagnosed with leukemia and will start treatment Friday, his son confirmed.
Duke's Hood follows Parker into NBA draft
One day after Duke freshman Jabari Parker officially left for the NBA, fellow Blue Devils forward Rodney Hood did the same.
Freshman Parker leaving Duke to enter draft
Duke freshman Jabari Parker is passing up his final three years of eligibility to enter the NBA draft.

ESPN.com - NHL
Pucks Central: Friday's highlights
Have some pucks with your morning coffee
Getzlaf shines to help Ducks hold off Stars
Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a face mask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.
Wings' Datsyuk sends top-seeded Bruins to loss
Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night.
Getzlaf shines to help Ducks hold off Stars
Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a face mask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.
Habs cruise to 2-0 series lead over Bolts
Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
Quenneville fined $25,000 for Game 1 actions
The league has fined Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville $25,000 for inappropriate conduct during Thursday's first-round playoff game against the St. Louis Blues.
Flyers goalie Mason takes step toward playing
Flyers goaltender Steven Mason was back on the ice Friday in what appears to be the next step toward his return from an upper-body injury suffered last weekend.
'Miracle on Ice' gold medal up for auction
One of the Olympic gold medals earned after the famed "Miracle on Ice" hockey game in 1980 will be auctioned beginning next week.
Steen boosts Blues over Blackhawks in 3OT
Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
Stastny ties it, then lifts Avs to OT win vs. Wild
Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals Thursday night.
Sharks dominate Quick, Kings from start
Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together as teammates, and the San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick and the rival Los Angeles Kings with a 6-3 victory in their playoff opener Thursday night.
Rangers surge past Flyers to seize opener
Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia 4-1 in the playoff opener Thursday night.
Bettman: We'll miss Shanahan in league office
Commissioner Gary Bettman will miss Brendan Shanahan, the Hall of Fame player and former head of player safety who recently took on the post of president of hockey operations for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Panthers jump Sabres to win NHL draft lottery
NHL draft lottery losers last year, the Florida Panthers had their number come up this year.
Predators coach Trotz out after 15 seasons
Barry Trotz, the NHL's longest-tenured head coach with one team, will not be back for a 16th season with the Nashville Predators.
Making it official: Jets lock in Maurice with deal
The Winnipeg Jets announced Wednesday that they have agreed to a four-year contract extension with head coach Paul Maurice.
Future uncertain for Hurricanes coach Muller
Carolina Hurricanes coach Kirk Muller says he has not been told by management if he will keep his job.

ESPN.com - NASCAR
Hinton: The art of adapting
The transformation of Chase Elliott, son of former NASCAR champion Bill Elliott, is unfolding according to plan. At age 18, Chase's journey has been nothing short of ... well, awesome, writes Ed Hinton.
Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions
Which driver and team most needs this week off? Will Gene Haas' F1 foray hurt Stewart-Haas Racing? Why do wins elude Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth and Jeff Gordon? Will Chase Elliott win the Nationwide title?
Sponsorship woes endangering Swan Racing
Swan Racing is reviewing its ability to compete in NASCAR because of difficulty securing corporate sponsorship for the two-car operation.
Ky. Highway Safety to sponsor N'wide event
Kentucky's Office of Highway Safety will be the title sponsor for Kentucky Speedway's June 27 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.
Harvick survives shootout for Darlington win
Kevin Harvick capped his biggest weekend at Darlington Raceway with his first Southern 500 victory Saturday night, passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. two laps from the end of the longest race in the track's 65-year NASCAR history.
Elliott passes Sadler, wins again on N'wide
Chase Elliott passed Elliott Sadler on the final lap night to win his second straight Nationwide Series race, going from fifth to first on the final two laps Friday night.
Harvick claims 1st career Southern 500 pole
Kevin Harvick won his first career pole at Darlington Raceway on Friday as he looks to chase his first Southern 500.
Son: Petty mourning, adjusting to life alone
Richard Petty is spending his weekends at home mourning the death of his wife instead of his familiar spot at the racetrack.
Biffle, Roush Fenway closing in on contract
Greg Biffle and Roush Fenway Racing are getting closer to a contract extension and could have an announcement soon.
Logano runs down Gordon for wild Texas win
Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps Monday after a late caution in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh different winner in as many Sprint Cup races this season.
Earnhardt KO'd in fiery crash after 'mistake'
Just after the green flag waved to begin the NASCAR Duck Commander 500 on Monday, Sprint Cup points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr., the sport's most popular driver, smacked a wall and had to climb out of his car because it was on fire.
JJ returns to track mourning brother-in-law
Jimmie Johnson returned to the race track Friday still mourning the loss of his brother-in-law in a California skydiving accident.
Dale Jr.'s Nationwide team off to hot start
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has more than the Sprint Cup series on his mind these days -- like trying to win a Nationwide title as an owner of JR Motorsports with drivers Chase Elliott and Regan Smith.
Tire pressure placed on teams, not Goodyear
NASCAR will not regulate tire pressures at Texas Motor Speedway, and if drivers have tire failures during Sunday's race officials believe they won't be able to blame Goodyear.
Elliott, 18, earns 1st career N'wide victory
Chase Elliott has grabbed his first career Nationwide Series victory, using a strong pass of Kevin Harvick and then pulling away for an easy win at Texas Motor Speedway.
Ku. Busch bests Johnson for Martinsville win
Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time winner to win at Martinsville Speedway for the first time since October 2002.
Crafton pulls ahead late, wins Trucks race
Matt Crafton grabbed the lead for the first time late and held on to win the rain-delayed Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, his fourth career victory and first on the half-mile paper clip.


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