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Kiper's Round 1 winners, question marks: A Ravens surprise

Heisman Trophy winners at picks 1 and 32. Several trades. A few reaches. The first round had surprises. Here's what Mel liked -- and didn't.

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2018 NFL draft first-round analysis

See analysis of every selection in the first round as well as where your team drafts in Rounds 2-7.

Pros and cons for every 2018 NFL first-round draft pick

With the first pick, a team has to take a player, not a project. The Browns made quarterback Baker Mayfield the first overall pick in the draft.

Quarterbacks dominate Round 1

Ravens get QB Jackson after trade with Eagles

The Ravens traded back into the first round for Lamar Jackson, selecting the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback with the 32nd overall pick.

Rosen: 'There were 9 mistakes made ahead of me'


Jets fan saw Darnold pick coming in September


Top Headlines

Giannis propels Bucks past Celtics to force decisive Game 7

The Boston Celtics closed to within two points with six minutes left in the fourth, but Giannis Antetokounmpo poured in 8 of his game-high 31 points to close out the Celtics and lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a Game 6 victory.

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Bucks win Game 6 at home


Giannis steals and slams


Greek Freak drops defender with sick Eurostep


Tatum fools Giannis for and-1 bucket


Giannis' superb performance keeps Bucks alive


Maker rejects Brown's monster dunk attempt


Greek Freak rises high for alley-oop slam


Horford hammers home baseline jam


More from the draft

Shazier walks to podium to announce Steelers' pick

Pittsbugh's Ryan Shazier takes the stage to announce the Steelers' first round draft pick.


New episode: Allen, Darnold and others partake in their pro days


Thursday's Games

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Crosby scores as Penguins rally to take Game 1

Sidney Crosby shoots a one-timer off a beautiful pass from Jake Guentzel to tie the game in the third period.


Commission on CBB

Bilas: Failure of NCAA basketball commission is disappointing, but not surprising

Jay Bilas explains how the Commission on College Basketball's report pointed fingers everywhere but at the NCAA rulebook itself.

Thursday's walk-offs

Sanchez walks off to give Yanks' sixth straight win

Gary Sanchez belts a three-run home run to left in the bottom of the 9th to help New York sweep Minnesota.


Dickerson lifts walk-off homer for Pirates

Corey Dickerson clears the fences on a solo home run to walk it off for Pittsburgh.


Fowler slugs walk-off double for Cardinals

Dexter Fowler rips a line drive to right field to score Jose Martinez and give the Cardinals a walk-off win in the bottom of the 13th.


LeBron sinks Pacers

Game 6: Friday, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN

LeBron James' magical Game 5 winner in photos

After a costly turnover in the final minute of Game 5, LeBron James comes up with a huge block then a game-winning shot to defeat the Pacers in Cleveland.

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NBA concedes missed goaltending on LeBron

The NBA noted in its Last Two Minute Report that referees missed a goaltending call when LeBron James blocked Victor Oladipo's shot.

LeBron's block leads to his game winner

Victor Oladipo drives to the rim for the go-ahead basket but is met by LeBron James for a huge block which led to the game-winning possession.


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College hoops: Way-Too-Early Top 25

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  • NBA draft departures shake up Way-Too-Early Top 25

    The deadline for early entrants to declare for the NBA draft has passed, so it's time to re-evaluate the early top 25 for 2018-19. With so many players testing the waters yet not signing with an agent, it's more art than science.