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Clippers Start Fast

Blake Griffin and the Clips are hot early at home. Can the Warriors keep pace?


Kraft: Hernandez told me he was innocent

Patriots owner Robert Kraft took the stand Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez, recalling that the former star tight end told him he was not involved in the death of Odin Lloyd.

1hTodd Archer

Romo: I would have taken pay cut for Murray

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo says he was willing to take a cut in pay from his $17 million base salary in 2015 to keep DeMarco Murray, who left to sign with the rival Eagles.


The Kris Bryant dilemma

Keith Olbermann examines the potential impact of the Cubs keeping star prospect Kris Bryant in the minor leagues to start the 2015 MLB season.

Have You Seen?

McGregor goes for the gold (0:29)


Finnish announcer goes wild

Announcer Jani Säteri couldn't contain his excitement when goalie Kaapo Kähkönen scored an empty-net goal from the opposite end of the ice.


Phil Jackson's message ridiculous

Stephen A. Smith breaks down the state of the Knicks in reaction to Phil Jackson asking season ticket holders for the team to "remain optimistic."

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6hKeith Law

Top 50 MLB prospects update

Keith Law updates his top MLB prospect ranks, noting what has changed and how the players have looked since his last update Jan. 29.

12hJeff Legwold

Thomas to skip Manning, Broncos workouts

Demaryius Thomas will not attend the Broncos' offseason program and will not take part in workouts at Duke University with quarterback Peyton Manning and the team's other wide receivers.

SportsCenter Clips

Face To Face: Steph Curry (1:17)

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ESPN.com 20th Anniversary: Top 20 Athletes

ESPN.com celebrates its 20th anniversary this week. We highlight some of the top athletes who represented the pinnacle of sports from 1995-2015.


Tournament Challenge

How's your bracket? Check yours against the president, celebs and all your friends. Someone will take home $20,000. Will it be you?


Leonard continues to have Heat's number

Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and nine rebounds in the Spurs' 95-81 victory over the Heat. Leonard has scored at least 20 points in his past five games against Miami and has double-digit scoring in 18 straight games, the longest stretch of his career.


Mexico edges Paraguay with early goal

Eduardo Herrera got a toe on the end of a free kick to poke Mexico in front of Paraguay just three minutes in, and that's all El Tri needed to win the friendly at Arrowhead Stadium.


ODU in the game vs. Stanford
Men's College Basketball 

After trailing by as many as 21 points in the early going, Old Dominion came all the way back to pull level with Stanford in the NIT semifinal on ESPN. The Cardinal has since reopened a three-point edge.

Men's College Basketball 

Griffin cleared for takeoff in L.A.

Blake Griffin has already thrown down a majestic one-handed dunk in traffic, and the Clippers have taken a quick lead on the Warriors early in the first quarter. Follow live

J.A. Adande @jadande

Sign it's been a fast-paced, intense game: CP3 calls time out, drops ball and says "Whooh. S---" as he huffs and puffs.

Pop not amused by Chalmers' crazy shot

The Heat's Mario Chalmers hit a buzzer beater at halftime versus the Spurs, and San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich had the most Gregg Popovich-esque reaction you can imagine. But it's probably better than a between-quarters interview, right, Pop?


Mexico trying to hold off Paraguay

El Tri struck early against Paraguay when Eduardo Herrera knocked home a free kick. Can Mexico hold on in the friendly at Arrowhead Stadium? Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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J.A. Adande @jadande

Steph Curry joking with Drake before the game. Drake did hit him with one of the best sports shout-outs in hip hop though.

Final: Spurs 95, Heat 81

As Dwyane Wade and Goran Dragic go, so go the Heat. In related news, Wade and Dragic were 12-for-34 from the floor on the night in the Miami loss. Kawhi Leonard had 22 points, 9 rebounds and some killer defense in San Antonio's 14th win in its past 17 games. Box score


Warriors, Clippers reheat rivalry in L.A.

Golden State is out to end Los Angeles' seven-game winning streak in a potential second-round playoff preview at Staples Center, where the Warriors hope to snap a four-game road skid against the Clips and extend the league's longest current streak to 10. Follow live

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Half: Stanford 33, Old Dominion 27

Old Dominion trailed 25-4 to start the game, but the Monarchs fought back against the Cardinal and trail by six at the break. ODU grabbed 10 offensive rebounds and forced 10 turnovers to climb back. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN


Nets close March with a little madness

Brook Lopez had 24 points and 11 rebounds as the Nets defeated the Pacers 111-106 and reclaimed sole possession of eighth in the Eastern Conference. Pacers coach Frank Vogel compared the playoff race to the NCAA Tournament: "If you win, you knock off a team, and if you lose, you go home."


Djokovic: 'Wasn't my kind of a day today'

"Just on the warmup the entire day was one of those days where you don't feel so great mentally," Novak Djokovic said of his 3 set victory over Alexandr Dolgopolov. "But I fought. I fought my way through."


Report: Bama eyes Minnesota's Pitino

Alabama, which fired former coach Anthony Grant two weeks ago, has expressed interest in Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Roddy White @roddywhiteTV

Kawhi Leonard is a beast if he didn't play for the Spurs he could average 25 and he defends probably doesn't get the credit he deserve

Ovechkin scores 472nd career goal

The Capitals netted a 4-2 win over the Hurricanes, as Alex Ovechkin tallied his sixth 50-goal season and tied Peter Bondra for the top spot on the Caps' all-time goal-scoring list.


Spurs dunking the Heat late

San Antonio has limited Miami to 2 points through the first 5 minutes of the fourth quarter while getting to the rim on offense at will to extend its lead to just under 20. Follow live


Miami reaches NIT final
Men's College Basketball 

Sheldon McClellan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half as the Hurricanes rallied past Temple to secure a spot in the NIT championship game with a 60-57 win.

Men's College Basketball 

Chris Forsberg @ESPNForsberg

Brooklyn tops Indy. Nets move ½ game up and into 8th spot in East. C’s can create distance with Pacers on Wednesday.

Final: Nets 111, Pacers 106

Roy Hibbert attempted a clutch 3-pointer and came up with nothing but air. Joe Johnson attempted a clutch 3-pointer on the next possession and got nothing but net. That was the difference for the Nets, led by Brook Lopez's 24 points and 11 rebounds. Box score


End of 3Q: Spurs 71, Heat 60

Tim Duncan has a double-double for the first time in his past 10 games, ending his longest drought of the season, and the Spurs lead by double digits for the 17th consecutive game as we head to the fourth quarter. Follow live