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The ESPN Daily: The Cardinals are on the clock

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE THE NFL DRAFT

A quick reset ... How sure are we that Arizona will take Kyler Murray? Who's the safest first-round pick? How many quarterbacks will go in Round 1? If you're like us, you still have a ton of questions before the draft. If you're like Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay, you know how to answer them. Our draft analysts give us the last-minute answers we need before the clock starts. Read More

A few fun facts ... Two hundred fifty-four names will be called on the stage in Nashville over the next few days. You probably don't know them all, and you probably don't know their unique stories, backgrounds and interests. A relative of a jazz music legend (No. 24)? A film buff-turned-linebacker (No. 35)? A boxing champion's son (No. 15)? How about a track and field record holder (No.12)? Let's get to know some of the players who could be drafted Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Read More

A page you'll want to bookmark ...Every pick. Every highlight. Each player's impact on every team. All updated live. Enough said. Read More

THINGS TO CARE ABOUT

What's next for Russell Westbrook? ... Another year, another disappointing defeat for the Thunder, this time in dramatic fashion with Damian Lillard's dagger. For Russell Westbrook, it's bound to bring up questions about what he has to do to make his team a championship contender once again. Read More

It's Ronald Acuna Jr.'s world ... ... and as the saying goes, we're all just living in it. Also, some of us keep giving up towering home runs to the guy. It's only his second season, but Acuna appears ready to lay claim to a title Mike Trout has held for much of the past decade: Best Player in Baseball. Read More

Retirement Mode ... Marshawn Lynch, undoubtedly one of the most entertaining players in any sport, plans to retire again. We'll miss, well, pretty much everything about him, from his hilarious news conferences to his unbelievable runs. In his honor, here's a look at what might be his greatest moment: the time he found a new use for the injury cart at Cal. Read More


THINGS TO WATCH

Softball player goes all-out ... A paradox: You must catch the ball, yet you will crash into a wall. What do you do? Some might say such a catch is not worth it. For this softball player, it was totally worth it. Watch

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CP3 tells Tucker to stop touching his head

While being interviewed postgame, Chris Paul gets rubbed on the head by PJ Tucker and is having none of it.


OVERHEARD

"[Russ] said he's been busting my ass for years. That wasn't true, for one, and this was the moment of truth. This was the perfect platform and opportunity for him to prove it and you see what happened."
--Damian Lillard on his battles with Russell Westbrook. Read More

REMEMBER WHEN?

On this date in 2005, Tracy McGrady put a dunk on Shawn Bradley that was so demoralizing it "sucked the gravity right out of the building." Watch


WHAT'S ON TONIGHT?

On The Clock (7:30 p.m. ET, live on ESPN Twitter, YouTube and the ESPN app): Jason Fitz, Mike Golic Jr., Mina Kimes, Field Yates, Domonique Foxworth and Andrew Hawkins are all going to hang out at the NFL Draft Fan Experience and give their takes on the picks. Real-time reactions from this crew? You never know what you're gonna get.

2019 NFL draft (8 p.m. ET on ABC, ESPN and the ESPN App): You think you know the storylines. Kyler Murray No. 1 to the Cardinals. Dwayne Haskins soon to follow. Daniel Snyder and the Redskins threatening to make noise. But every first round brings its own unexpected drama, and tonight's will too. Ignore at your own peril.