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Will the Cavs come back? What does a loss mean for LeBron?

How likely is a Cavs rally from down 3-2, and is LeBron James gone if they lose? Our experts answer the key questions before a huge Game 6.

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'Somebody bring Lucky': The Celtics and the elusive road win

Avoiding "Game 7" LeBron is paramount for the Celtics. To do so, they'll have to do something they've managed just once during these playoffs: win away from TD Garden.

Stephen A. 'going down' with LeBron's ship

Stephen A. Smith won't waver on his prediction that the Cavaliers will advance to the NBA Finals as he ponders Cleveland's Game 6 fate.


LeBron, Cavs are calm hours before Game 6

Brian Windhorst reports from Cleveland where LeBron James and the Cavs are calm before an elimination game vs. the Celtics.


How It's Going Down: Tatum the key to Celts' victory

With the help of Second Spectrum, we take a look at how crucial Jayson Tatum is to the Celtics in taking down LeBron and the Cavaliers.


LeBron on the brink of elimination

After displaying a clutch gene throughout the playoffs, Scoop Jackson highlights how LeBron James and the Cavaliers have found themselves one loss away from being knocked out of the playoffs.


Kobe shows how to attack Cavs in transition

Kobe Bryant analyzes the best way for the Celtics to attack the Cavaliers' defense in transition in the latest edition of "Detail." Catch the full episode on ESPN+.


History of LeBron's 3-2 deficits

LeBron James has been down 3-2 on several occasions. The King adds another chapter Friday vs. the Celtics on ESPN.


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Juiced baseballs, starting relievers and MLB's next big thing

Now that we know baseballs are flying higher than ever, is there a fix? Also, what to make of bullpenning, and get ready for the best series of 2018.

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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.

Western Conference Finals

Rockets lead, 3-2

Lowe: Trevor Ariza is easy to miss. He shouldn't be.

The Rockets forward has mastered a role he was never sure he wanted, the overlooked cog in Houston's scoring-and-switching machine.

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Chris Paul injured after awkward landing

Paul left the Rockets a man down on defense when he suffered an injury in Game 5.


The Warriors' worst habits are coming back to haunt them

Houston took advantage of Golden State's sloppiness and an over-reliance on Kevin Durant in Game 5.


Hill: NFL shows who and what it values with new anthem policy

The league created a new controversy, more animosity and negative headlines just to appease the wrong sensibilities.

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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.

Stanley Cup Final

Game 1: 8 p.m. ET, Monday

Capitals-Golden Knights tale of the tape: Full breakdown and picks

Which team has the superior first line? The better power play? Who has been blessed by the hockey gods? We debate eight categories and make picks.

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Experts' predictions: Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe picks

Our experts -- including Barry Melrose, John Buccigross, Linda Cohn and Steve Levy -- forecast who will win the Cup and MVP honors.

Ranking the best Stanley Cup losers of the past 20 years

Either the Knights or the Capitals will lose in the Final, joining this list of teams that fell short. Plus, a Calgary Flames Jersey Foul, and more.

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Korver thriving after tragedy

Wozniacki's unfulfilling rise

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  • When No. 1 Isn't Enough

    Caroline Wozniacki says she's never chased fame, only tennis excellence. But her search for fulfillment? That's been a longer, tougher journey.