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Headlines from ESPN May 18, 2015!

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1mRamona ShelburneShelburne's Scoop: Do Clips need big changes?After another playoff exit, is it time for the Clippers to try something new? Ramona Shelburne ponders five big questions facing L.A. this summer. +Markazi: Clips' season derails with another dubious milestone +Watkins: Harden overcomes to deliver a Game 7 win +Rockets win Game 7 to complete rare comebackTOP HEADLINES Pats' Kraft ponders options; Wells report 'unfair' GM Jennings heads to dugout as Marlins manager Flyers hire North Dakota's Hakstol as new coach Sources: Pats re-sign Spikes after dubious split Warriors installed as favorites to claim NBA title McIlroy rolls to Wells Fargo win with record total Top 5 NFL offensive rookie of year candidatesPlay1:35Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports20hDucks rely on depth in Game 1 winAnaheim played sloppily at times but was still plenty good enough to improve to 9-1 in the postseason and take a 1-0 series lead over Chicago. +Powers: Blackhawks fail to convert +Complete coverage of 2015 Stanley Cup playoffsBill Simmons NBA Shootaround: A collapse in full2hGrantland Staff The confounding powers of Blake Griffin2dBrian Phillips A eulogy for the 'if only' Chicago Bulls2dZach LoweNate Silver 'Mad Men' is ending. What's next for the cast?13hWalt Hickey Be skeptical of American Pharoah at Belmont23hBenjamin Morris Chase Utley is the unluckiest man in baseball3dRob ArthurPlay1:52Streeter Lecka/Getty ImagesGOLF14hBob HarigHarig: Rory McIlroy's win almost never happenedGolfers constantly make decisions on the course, yet it was a choice Rory McIlroy made outside the ropes that had a major effect on what would become his 11th PGA Tour win. +McIlroy rolls to Wells Fargo win with record total McIlroy: 'I feel like I've been playing well for a while' +Wells Fargo Championship leaderboardPlay1:5914hChristina KahrlShelby Miller's no-hit bid is evidence of a big third-year breakthroughShelby Miller's bid for a no-hitter was a reflection of the type of elite pitcher the Atlanta Braves starter is in the process of becoming.Play3:12Rob Foldy/Getty Images11hRedmond joins long list of Marlins firingsAfter coming within one out of being no-hit, Miami dropped the ax on Mike Redmond, making him the latest skipper to get canned by Jeffrey Loria. +Redmond fired after Marlins two-hit by Braves Why the Marlins got rid of RedmondSunday's MLB HighlightsPlay0:43 Harper leads Nationals past Padres PlayLynn, Cardinals avoid sweep(0:49) PlaySyndergaard gets first win(0:45)Fantasy Baseball Fantasy baseball: Pitcher and hitter ratings for May 1844mTodd Zola FanDuel MLB: Best buys for Monday, May 181hTodd Zola DraftKings MLB: Best buys for Monday, May 1817mTodd ZolaPlay1:13INDYCAR13hJohn OreoviczOreovicz: Flight riskThe IndyCar Series changed qualifying rules on the fly Sunday, after another car took flight during a crash. Qualifying went off without a hitch, but are these cars safe enough yet?PlayEd Carpenter on Indy 500 practice crash (1:27)Play0:58Diane Bondareff/Invision for Longines/AP Images18hBob EhaltEhalt: Pharoah will win CrownAfter all of the teases horse racing has served up since 1978 -- 13 of them, to be exact -- logic actually dictates a cynical stance. But this time, there's reason to believe American Pharoah will complete the Triple Crown. +West: 'Pharoah' faces test of a champion Baffert on American Pharoah's win, Triple Crown aspirations +Ehalt: American Pharoah makes it look easyPlay0:51TENNIS21hPeter BodoBodo: Djokovic's domination of Federer in Rome a prelude to FrenchConsidering the chillingly clinical display of tennis Novak Djokovic showed against Roger Federer in the Rome Masters final, the French Open is the Serb's to lose.PlayHighlights: United States 5-1 Mexico (2:43)Play2:01AP Photo/Paul WhiteSPANISH PRIMERA DIVISIN1hGraham HunterHunter: Barca's Liga win not just Messi'sLionel Messi, the goal scorer in Sunday's clinching victory, will get the attention. But many others contributed to Barca's La Liga triumph. +Messi goal lifts Barcelona to La Liga title +Corrigan: After La Liga, Copa del Rey, UCL next for Barca? +Barca ratings: Messi delivers when it matters mostESPN FC: Premier League Jolly: Walcott helps Arsenal draw at Man UtdBARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE21hRichard Jolly Macintosh: Yaya stars, Man City beat SwanseaBARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE13hIain Macintosh Brewin: The Gerrard era ends at AnfieldBARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE1dJohn BrewinPlay1:38NFL23hDan Le BatardLe Batard: Integrity is illusion in Goodell's NFLDeflategate and other scandals have revealed the NFL to be a league without integrity run by a commissioner, Roger Goodell, without credibility, Dan Le Batard writes.

11hPatrick DorseyThis dunk puts almost all other dunks to shame6-foot-1 Canadian Jordan Kilganon just pulled off one of the greatest dunks we've ever seen.PlaySC Featured - Isaiah Bird: No Excuses (12:04)Play0:3223hBrian CampbellGolovkin-Monroe: Five things we learnedHere are five things we learned as middleweight Gennady Golovkin and flyweight Roman Gonzalez scored impressive knockouts to remain unbeaten.Play3:16NFL17hJohn ClaytonClayton's mailbag: Intrigue at owners meetingsJohn Clayton's mailbag: With Robert Kraft and Roger Goodell in attendance this week, it won't be a typical gathering of owners. Plus: La'el Collins' strategy, Chip Kelly's grand scheme and more.Have You Seen?Play0:42 WATCH: Johannsson's acrobatic finish PlayASU player catches ball after being plunked(0:35) Play3 ridiculous questions with David Beckham(1:37)

5hTom HamiltonUSA make history with first 7s tournament winMike Friday's men surpass previous best of runners-up spot in 2010 series as they dispatch Australia 45-22 in the final.SportsCenter clipsPlay1:09 Rockets set to face Warriors PlayLeBron ready for highly competitive series(1:28) PlayHamilton: Angels wouldn't let me talk to owner(1:11)

INDYCAR10hDixon claims Indy pole to snap Penske monopolyScott Dixon had a four-lap average of 226.76 mph in qualifying Sunday, as he claimed his second Indianapolis 500 pole.Play2:43SOCCER10hLeroux, Wambach score 2 in rout of MexicoSydney Leroux and Abby Wambach each scored twice, and the United States beat Mexico 5-1 on Sunday night in the second send-off match in advance of the Women's World Cup.

FUTEBOL BRASILEIRO2hBrazil squad selections sold to firm - reportThe Brazilian national team's squad selection has has not been in the hands of its coaches since 2012, alleges a report out of Brazil.Play2:30MLB18hRangers GM: Likely Hamilton returns next weekJosh Hamilton could be another week from getting back to the majors with the Texas Rangers.Play4:55WNBA18hIan BegleyIsiah, Dolan talk harassment case with LibertyLiberty owner James Dolan and new team president Isiah Thomas met with players to address a jury's ruling that MSG improperly fired a female exec who accused Thomas of sexual harassment.Play2:35BREAKING NEWSMLB18hRedmond fired after Marlins two-hit by BravesMike Redmond has been fired as manager of the Miami Marlins, a team off to a disappointing 16-22 start after an aggressive offseason.

SPANISH PRIMERA DIVISIN15hMessi goal lifts Barcelona to La Liga titleBarcelona raised their fifth La Liga title in seven years after a 1-0 defeat of defending champion Atletico Madrid on Sunday.Play2:51Scott Halleran/Getty Images19hHarden comes through as Rockets advanceDespite struggling in the series, James Harden kept his composure and was at his best in Game 7, scoring 31 points to help the Rockets bounce the Clippers. +Rockets win Game 7 to complete rare comeback +Markazi: Clips' season derails with another dubious milestone Roster Reload: Clippers need bench depthPlay1:59MLB19hBraves' Miller loses no-hit bid with 1 out to goBraves right-hander Shelby Miller lost his no-hitter with one out to go in the ninth inning against the Marlins when Justin Bour singled to center field.Play0:51TENNIS22hDjokovic beats Federer; winning streak is at 22Top-ranked Novak Djokovic bolstered his clay-court credentials a week ahead of Roland Garros with a convincing 6-4, 6-3 win over Roger Federer on Sunday to capture his fourth Italian Open title.Play1:38NFL1dDel Rio: Pats sanctions like USC 'overreaction'Raiders coach Jack Del Rio called the NFL's "Deflategate" punishment an "overreaction," likening it to the sanctions received by USC in the Reggie Bush probe.

1dWatch live: Djokovic vs. Federer in the Rome Masters men's finalLive on ESPN3 & WatchESPNPlay2:45NFL1dCarroll: Irvin 'didn't say' he would join FalconsSeahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin's declaration that he would be playing in Atlanta in 2016 doesn't mean what everyone thinks it does, according to Pete Carroll's interpretation of those remarks.Play2:02INDYCAR1dIndy qualifying delayed after Carpenter crashEd Carpenter crashed during practice for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, delaying scheduled qualifying for the race.Play0:3123hChristina KahrlMiguel Cabrera hits No. 400, latest in string of slugging featsMiguel Cabrera's 400th home run was a signature moment for what has already been a tremendous start to his age-32 season.Play4:02NBA1dDavid ThorpePostseason MVPs: Stars of the playoffsWho have been the 10 biggest difference-makers in the playoffs so far? David Thorpe breaks down his new list.Play0:32BOXING1dDan RafaelGolovkin stops Monroe in 6th, extends KO streakGennady Golovkin scored three knockdowns and stopped Willie Monroe in the 6th round to retain his world title for the 14th time as he continued his reign of terror across the 160-pound division.Play3:021dAmerican Pharoah takes Preakness, eyes CrownAmerican Pharoah dominated the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, becoming the 14th horse to take the first two legs of the Triple Crown since 1978, the year of the last Triple Crown winner.

1dScott BurnsideQ&A with Anaheim Ducks' Ryan GetzlafSince winning a Cup in 2007, Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has had a few kids, lost a bit of hair and gained a lot of experience to use in the final four.Pl