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LIVE: Chelsea lead at Burnley

Kevin Long's 20th-minute own goal opened the scoring for the visitors at Turf Moor. Antonio Conte's men have an FA Cup semifinal on Sunday but need points in pursuit of a top-four finish.


Kevin Long's own goal gifts Chelsea the lead.

English Premier League: Kevin Long own goal (20') Burnley 0-1 Chelsea


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Ranking the must-see NBA playoff series this round

We're two games into every Round 1 matchup. Which series will be the most entertaining the rest of the way? Here's our 1-8 rankings.

Pythons and PowerPoints: How the Sixers cracked the culture code

Two years ago, the Philadelphia 76ers won 10 games. Now they're a 52-win 3-seed, with two possible future MVPs, each under the age of 24. This is the inside story of the talk therapy that helped make it all happen.

ESPN Forecast: New playoff predictions for Round 1

Who are the new favorites in the NBA playoffs? Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts the outcome of all eight Round 1 series after two games.


Thursday's Playoff Games

Premier League

Premier League: What is still at stake?

Manchester City have wrapped up the Premier League title with a month to spare, but what else has yet to be decided?

Liverpool gearing towards a title challenge

Liverpool are fighting for second place as they look to lay down a marker ahead of a potential title challenge next season.

Premier League winter break: How it could work

The Premier League in February confirmed it is open to the idea of introducing a winter break, and reports suggest it could be announced soon.


Round 7

Roosters shut out Bulldogs in slugfest

The Sydney Roosters have put in a huge defensive effort to defeat Canterbury 6-0 in their round-seven NRL match at ANZ Stadium.

Highlights - Roosters topple scoreless Bulldogs.

The Canterbury Bulldogs have suffered yet another loss this season, this time to the Sydney Roosters.



We've got the proof: You cannot stop Joel Embiid. You can't even hope to contain him

Here's what we know: Joel Embiid, at 30 minutes per game, is an MVP candidate. Here's what we also know: Embiid is nearly healthy again and rotations get shorter in the playoffs. So, Joel Embiid ... with no restrictions? Look out, NBA.

How did Donovan Mitchell turn into Utah's go-to scorer? Check the tape

Take an exclusive look inside the film room with Donovan Mitchell and Jazz coach Quin Snyder as the duo breaks down the Rookie of the Year contender's rapid rise.


WATCH: Seinfeld star recreates famous scene.

Patrick Warburton relived his role as 'Puddy' on Seinfeld when painted his face for New Jersey Devils' NHL playoff game versus Tampa Bay.


Liverpool reveal 2018-19 home kit

Following the success of this season's kit, which honoured the club's 125th anniversary, Liverpool have decided to retain the retro look.

Is Kobe's BodyArmor a threat to Gatorade?

Darren Rovell weighs in on Kobe Bryant co-directing ads for his BodyArmor sports drink which directly target Gatorade.




Pogba and Co. must avoid more Spurs away-day woe

January's Wembley defeat at Spurs was a night to forget for Man United and their most-expensive signing. Saturday offers a chance to make amends.

Spurs need FA Cup win but Mourinho wants it more

Mauricio Pochettino plays down the importance of winning cups but he needs to change that mindset as winning the FA Cup could spark a trophy spree.

Who starts for Jose Mourinho on Saturday?

After the Bournemouth win, the FC panel talk who's in line to make the squad for Manchester United's FA Cup semifinal against Spurs.


Cavs ride LeBron's hot start to Game 2 win

After being urged by Tyronn Lue to come out more aggressively, LeBron James put on a show in the opening minutes Wednesday, helping Cleveland even the series.

LeBron's 46 evens series with Pacers.


LeBron's 46 evens series with Pacers.


LeBron puts Cavs on his back.


LeBron on his great start to Game 2.


LeBron's clutch staring down deficits in the East.


The King's steal and strong dunk.


Love goes to bench with thumb injury.


LeBron drains stepback with ease.


Sabonis issued flagrant foul on LeBron.


Nance feeds LeBron for jam.


LeBron glides to easy dunk.


LeBron goes off for 20 in the first quarter.

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