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Raptors work OT to get even with Heat

Toronto got a much-needed Game 2 victory in overtime Thursday night, evening its Eastern Conference semifinal with Miami at 1-1.

Lowry: We were the more physical team in OT (1:09)
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6hKevin Seifert

American football making worldwide inroads

American football has gone global, and the sport is growing one big dude at a time in some markets. Kevin Seifert explores the game's worldwide reach and what it could mean for the NFL.

10hZach Lowe

Lowe: Did Vogel get a fair shake?

Pacers president Larry Bird wants his team to play a certain way, and his coach couldn't deliver. Don't worry, Frank Vogel will be back and better than ever.


Warner now an IPL colossus

The Sunrisers opener is among the most successful batsmen in the league, making fifty-plus scores every three innings


Djokovic: Tomic not committed to tennis

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has slammed Bernard Tomic's failure to contest his final point at the Madrid Open, saying the Australian just isn't committed to the sport as required.

2hRob Brooks

Brooks: Grading each A-League club

Champions Adelaide United were top of the class while wooden spooners Central Coast Mariners failed. Rob Brooks issues his A-League report card.

Castelen, Andreu say farewell to Western Sydney (1:17)
7hJake Michaels

The startling Fremantle statistics

Not even the boldest of AFL pundits could have predicted a 0-6 start for Fremantle. ESPN has compiled a series of startling statistics that explains their incredible collapse.

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Jackie O apologies for Foran rumour

Radio host Jackie Henderson has apologised for airing a rumour which suggested NRL star Kieran Foran was not the father of his ex-partner's baby.

Stephen A.: I think Vogel got screwed over (1:35)
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19hMartyn Thomas

Cooper ruled out of Olympic contention

Quade Cooper's Olympic dream is over after Australian Sevens head coach Andy Friend confirmed he would not be considered for selection.

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15hESPN Staff

Ella to help England's attack in Australia

Glen Ella will work with the England squad during their tour of Australia next month, as head coach Eddie Jones attempts to improve his side's attack.

WATCH: Journos give Ranieri standing ovation (0:20)
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Simmons no shoo-in for big pay day

Australian teenager Ben Simmons is being courted by shoe giants Adidas and Nike, but he won't be getting anywhere near the much-publicised $US100 million contract.

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New Zealand top T20I rankings for first time

New Zealand have moved to the top of the international Twenty20 rankings for the first time following the ICC's annual update, with England at fifth.

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Gayle BBL controversy 'a bit of a beat-up' - Saker

Chris Gayle could yet return to the Melbourne Renegades next summer, after the team's coach David Saker described the controversy surrounding his sideline interview with broadcaster Mel McLaughlin as 'a bit of a beat-up'.

Scott: I am far from abandoning my country (1:03)
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21hAssociated Press

Clubs infiltrated by Russian mafia - Europol

Portuguese and European police say they have broken up a cell of a Russian mafia group that allegedly laundered money through European football clubs.

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22hJake Michaels

Confident Winterbottom not satisfied with maiden title

2015 V8 Supercars champion Mark Winterbottom talks exclusively to ESPN about his maiden title, the challenges of 2016 and V8's hottest sensation, Scott McLaughlin.

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Joel Wilkinson's NFL career in limbo

Ex-Gold Coast defender Joel Wilkinson's dream of forging an NFL career is in limbo after being cut by the Cardinals.

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2dEli Saslow

LeBron the activist vs. LeBron the athlete

LeBron James' outraged response to the horrific shooting of an infant in Cleveland suggested the game's biggest star might become its loudest activist. And then he went silent. Why?

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Leishman withdraws from Olympic consideration

Marc Leishman has joined fellow Australian Adam Scott by withdrawing from Olympic consideration, citing health concerns for his wife who continues to recover from a near-fatal illness.

Super Rugby Round 11 preview (7:15)

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    Unlikely comrades Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner play overseas for the money. As it turns out, they also simplify their lives.

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    Shea Holbrook jumped from water skiing to auto racing at 16. Now she's a six-race winner in road racing's Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car class and a team owner. She talks about her path.

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