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CP3 to miss Game 6 with hamstring strain

Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul will miss Saturday's Game 6 of the Western Conference finals at Golden State with a right hamstring strain, the team announced Friday.

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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.

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MLB

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.

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

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.

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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The Warriors' worst habits are coming back to haunt them

Sloppiness and an over-reliance of Kevin Durant were two season-long problems for Golden State that Houston took advantage of in Game 5.

NFL

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.

Permission for optimism: The Caps take on D.C.'s pain

No Washington big four team has won a title since 1991. With the hockey gods seemingly on their side, can the Capitals end the streak of futility?

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Featured Holes: 4 p.m. ET on ESPN+

NBA Draft

7 pm. ET, June 21 on ESPN

Why Luka Doncic could slide in the draft

Could the Slovenian superstar slip out of the top three? Our draft experts break down the latest intel.

Is Doncic's draft stock slipping?

Zach Lowe and Stephen Jackson react to the conflicting intel in regard to Sacramento's interest in Doncic.

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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.