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NCAA Baseball Tournament 2015 scores and bracket: NC State forgot how to play baseball against TCU

A darkly humorous seven-run collapse in the late innings handed TCU an improbable comeback and one of 10 regional championships decided on Monday. Having just watched TCU come unhinged and allow four runs in the eighth, NC State sat on an 8-1 lead just four outs away from clinching the Fort Worth Regional. Show More Summary

Nick Young and Iggy Azalea are getting married

She said yes. It's over man. I'm getting married! A photo posted by Nick Young (@swaggyp1) on Jun 2, 2015 at 12:30am PDT "She said yes. It's over man. I'm getting married!" -- Nick Young, via Instagram Nick Young and Iggy Azalea are the cutest couple in sports, now they're making it official. Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson returns to the Vikings

Peterson reversed course and showed up at Vikings OTAs this week. There will be a familiar face at the Minnesota Vikings OTAs on Tuesday. Disgruntled running back Adrian Peterson reversed course and decided to report to the team's offseason practice this week. Show More Summary

Good morning. The NBA Finals are coming (eventually).

That and more in Tuesday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. LET'S NBA FINALS CONTENT. BALANCING THE PERSONALITIES: Satchel Price on how Steve Kerr gamely boosted Harrison Barnes at the expense of Andre Iguodala without angering the latter. LET THIS SINK IN FOR A MINUTE: How J.R. Show More Summary

Rays player gives up, slides several feet short of second base

With this way-too-short slide (full video at Cut 4), was Rene Rivera pulling a Willie Mays Hayes ... or does he just see something we don't?

French Open 2015: Matches and TV schedule for Tuesday at Roland Garros

Roger Federer will take on Stan Wawrinka in the quarterfinals of the 2015 French Open. Federer is still searching for that elusive second title at Roland Garros. We're back to your regularly scheduled programming at the 2015 French Open, at least for now. Show More Summary

Pirates fan pulls a Steve Bartman on his own team, gets thrown out

Pirates fan in a Bonds jersey at a Giants game. DOUBLE AGENT?! Note to all baseball fans: SIT DOWN AND STOP TRYING TO CATCH PLAYABLE BALLS. Love Conflicted #Pirates Fan. Wears #PIT Bonds jersey then blatantly interferes w/Polanco a la Bartman. Show More Summary

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson will star in a remake of 'Big Trouble in Little China'

This is possibly the best news. If you're not familiar with the original Big Trouble in Little China, shame on you. It's a delightfully over-the-top John Carpenter cult classic starring Kurt Russell. If anyone is going to remake it, thank goodness they have the presence of mind to put The Rock in it. Show More Summary

Fred Hoiberg will reportedly be Chicago Bulls' next head coach

The long rumored hiring of Hoiberg in Chicago has come to fruition. Fred Hoiberg has agreed to leave his position at Iowa State to take over the head coaching role of the Chicago Bulls, according to a release from the team. It will be...Show More Summary

'San Andreas' made Iman Shumpert nervous about playing in California

Understandable! . @warriors i kno yall got home court advantage but after watching San Andreas wit wifey...can we play all 4 in CLE cuz i aint got for — Iman Shumpert I (@I_Am_Iman) June 1, 2015 nah, we're good https://t.co/IHko1VARUb — Golden St. Show More Summary

Jeff Van Gundy skewers Bulls over the way Tom Thibodeau was fired

Van Gundy is going after the Bulls' front office and owner for the way they treated Tom Thibodeau. Jeff Van Gundy refuses to stop criticizing the Chicago Bulls. During an ESPN conference call on Monday, Van Gundy took the organization...Show More Summary

Giants punter Steve Weatherford totals his rental car trying to get to OTAs, walks away without a scratch

This is a wild story and a very close call! Early on Monday, Steve Weatherford posted the following picture and accompanying, terrifying story on his Instagram page: A photo posted by Steve Weatherford (@weatherford5) on Jun 1, 2015 at 2:52am PDT My morning started with a visit to see my newborn baby girl JJ at the hospital in San Diego. Show More Summary

Lionel Messi's impossible Copa del Rey goal, as called by 16 different countries

It sounds great in every language! You've probably seen Messi's amazing goal from Saturday's Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao, but you probably haven't heard the calls of that goal from all over the whole dang world. Sit back and listen to some pure soccer magic. (h/t UPROXX Sports)

WNBA to evaluate Isiah Thomas' ownership stake in New York Liberty

The six-member board includes only two women. The New York Liberty named Isiah Thomas president and part owner last month. Now the WNBA is set to evaluate Thomas as questions about a sexual harassment lawsuit from 2007 continue to hover...Show More Summary

The 3-pointer has gone from ignored novelty to deadly weapon

When the 3-point line was introduced to the NBA in 1979, teams were basically allergic to it. Today, it's as ubiquitous as dribbling and passing, and any team that hopes to get to the Finals better have the perimeter threats to get there. Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to SB Nation on YouTube

U.S. officials believe FIFA secretary general Jérôme Valcke transferred $10 million bribe

The FIFA corruption scandal might get a lot worse for soccer's governing body. FIFA president Sepp Blatter might remain unscathed from the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation into corruption in soccer, but the authorities might work their way up the food chain shortly. Show More Summary

New Zealand vs. USA live stream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch the Under-20 World Cup online

The United States Under-20s have three points in the bag and could be on the patch to winning their group if they grab another three on Tuesday. The United States were granted a gift with a great draw in the Under-20 World Cup, but they almost failed to take advantage of it in their first match. Show More Summary

This couple dunking on each other at a Target will get you pumped for the NBA Finals

This is the only way to behave at a Target from now on. Vlogger Qias Omar and his girlfriend went shopping at Target as Stephen Curry and Kyrie Irving. The result was pure roll-around-on-a-big-box-store-floor magic. Thanks to these two...Show More Summary

No timetable on Texans' QB battle, Odell Beckham has hamstring injury and more from OTAs

The Texans are content to let Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer battle it out for the starting gig, Odell Beckham has another injury and more from the NFL on Monday. Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has no timetable to name a starting quarterback, according to Brian Smith of the Houston Chronicle. Show More Summary

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