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Dinwiddie victorious in Skills Competition (1:22)
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Booker wins 3-point title; Dinwiddie tops in skills

Suns guard Devin Booker captured the 3-point contest in record fashion Saturday night, missing only five of 25 shots in the final round en route to 28 points. Earlier, Brooklyn's Spencer Dinwiddie kicked things off by winning the skills challenge.

Dinwiddie tops Markkanen to win Skills Challenge (0:57)

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie wins the 2018 Taco Bell Skills Challenge.

Brassard leads Senators past Rangers (0:18)
Wright on injuries: 'Frustration is an understatement' (1:33)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Hotshot prospect Gleyber Torres has been in camp for the Yankees and at 100 percent after Tommy John surgery last year on his non-throwing elbow. "He's full go. No restrictions," Aaron Boone said Saturday. Keith Law's No. 5 overall prospect, Torres has a chance to make the team as the starting second baseman after hitting .287/.383/.480 in 55 games in the minors. Boone said he'll get some time at third base and shortstop: "That's part of the plan, especially early in camp."


David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Aroldis Chapman, working up a little sweat:

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Yankees lefty Jordan Montgomery rode the subway to Yankee Stadium as a rookie last season -- even after a mishap soon after getting called up when he got off at the wrong stop. He said he did get recognized a few times by the end of the season, but for now plans on taking it again this season -- although admitted he does have the Uber app on his phone. I asked him if Giancarlo Stanton should take the subway. "No, you won't see him on there one time," he laughed.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

St. John's guard Marcus LoVett is leaving the program to pursue a career in professional basketball. Missed most of the season with a knee injury.

Beauvillier splits defenders on goal (0:39)
MJ reclaims the throne with famous 'double nickel' game (1:18)

Friday Top Five

Don La Greca gives his updated list of the best teams in the NHL and recaps a successful trade (at least initially) for both the Kings and the Senators.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Yankees prospect Thairo Estrada was in the hospital and got a check-up and had surgery; stayed in the hospital three days after being shot in the hip in an attempted robbery in Venezuela. Estrada says that he was attacked by two young men, about 15-16 years-old. They asked for money and his cellphone. Estrada said he doesn't know who they were or whether they knew that he was a ballplayer. He was with his wife; she was not hurt.

1927 Yankees diary

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