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Follow live: Wimbledon Day 5

In a battle of two massive servers, Milos Raonic has taken the first set off Nick Kyrgios in the third round at Wimbledon (live on ESPN & WatchESPN).

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Sources: Aldridge, Lakers meet for second time

Coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge had a second, 90-minute meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers in which the team focused strictly on basketball after a less-than-impressive first meeting.

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Watson to cover General Lee's Confederate flag

Bubba Watson, owner of the General Lee car from the late 1970s TV show "Dukes of Hazzard" has decided to paint over the Confederate flag that adorns the top of the widely recognizable vehicle.

Venable lifts Padres past Cardinals (0:56)
Fernandez wins in return to mound (0:58)
Tiger off to a good start at Greenbrier Classic (1:51)
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Howard: Serena, Spieth feel Grand Slam heat

Grand Slam and Triple Crown chases are a big deal, as Serena Williams and Jordan Spieth are learning, but the hype is one reason such feats are so rare in any sport, Johnette Howard writes.

U.S. will unwind before facing Japan (0:58)


Grand Slam pressure and hype mounting

Serena Williams and Jordan Spieth are learning that it's hard to downplay the hype. As Williams said, "There's a reason [a Slam] happens so rarely." Pressure mounting

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Max Scherzer's incredible run

The Nats RHP threw his third complete game in his last four starts Thursday. Prior to that, he had one complete game in 210 career starts. During those four starts, he has allowed a total of 11 hits and four runs while striking out 42 and walking one.

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Oklahoma QB has shoulder fatigue

Baker Mayfield has a tired throwing shoulder from "simply throwing too many reps" but there is no structural damage, a source told The Oklahoman, refuting that Mayfield tore his rotator cuff. He's expected to stay away from throwing for another two weeks.

Watch: Milos Raonic vs. Nick Kyrgios

It's a battle of powerful serves, arm sleeves -- and also a rematch of last year's Wimbledon quarters. Who will come out on top? Live on ESPN, WatchESPN


Heat's homegrown talent

Dwyane Wade agreed to a one-year, $20 million deal to remain with the Heat. Over the last 25 years, he is one of three players picked in the top 10 of the NBA draft to win multiple championships with the team that selected him.

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Yankees won't get Ellsbury back yet

Jacoby Ellsbury, out for six weeks with a knee sprain, won't come off the DL today after missing another rehab game Thursday. Said GM Brian Cashman: "He's going through a spring training-like progression. With all the sprints and work, he is going through, he is slowly getting his legs back."

Watch: Day 5 at Wimbledon

After a moment of silence to remember the Brits killed in a terrorist attack in Tunisia, Day 5 begins at Wimbledon. It's the beginning of the third round -- will the fate of Rafael Nadal await any other big names? Novak Djokovic, the Williams sisters and Stan Wawrinka all play. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN


Even the wall can't stop this Lough catch

Orioles left fielder David Lough runs a long way to make an outstanding catch on the warning track in left field before colliding with the fence.


Conor McGregor on Highly Questionable

The UFC featherweight contender fighting for the title at UFC 189 tells Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones about his worst day working as a plumber and his romantic side -- or lack thereof.


Busy day for NFL suspensions

Some big-name players will miss action when the season starts in September.


Shaq can hit free throws (sort of)

Retirement seems to have worked wonders for Shaquille O'Neal's free throw shooting -- at least on the golf course. Watch Shaq flick the wrist

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69 hot dogs inside the human body

Joey Chestnut ate a world-record 69 hot dogs in 2013's Hot Dog Eating Contest, so Sport Science wanted to see what that looked like from the inside of one's body. Hint: Gross. It looked gross.


Aly Raisman poses for the Body Issue
Olympic Sports 

"That's when I'm most comfortable: Sweating in a gym, covered in chalk. Most girls are used to wearing heels and dresses, and I'm used to being in a leotard with no makeup on. I love that." Her routine

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Latest NBA free agent news

  • Damian Lillard agrees to 5-yr/$120M extension with Trail Blazers
  • Dwyane Wade: agrees to 1-yr/$20M contract with Heat
  • Wes Matthews agrees to 4-year deal with the Mavericks (via via ESPN and media reports)
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No felony charges vs. Diddy for incident
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The L.A. District Attorney's Office declined to file felony charges against Sean "Diddy" Combs for his encounter with a UCLA football coach on June 22. Combs was arrested for allegedly swinging a kettlebell at Bruins assistant coach Sal Alosi. Story

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Bullpen catcher noms 23 cheesesteaks

Brewers bullpen catcher Marcus Hanel set a Citizens Bank Park record Thursday by eating 23 cheesesteaks over a 4-game period. We'll just let you digest that.


Aces pay off for spectators

The Greenbrier Classic has a stipulation that any ticket holder seated at the par-3 18th hole earns cash for the first three holes-in-one for the week. The opening round yielded two, resulting in $192,400 being handed out. 'A lot of new friends on 18'


Oshie looking forward to playing with Ovi

T.J. Oshie on possibly playing with new teammate Alex Ovechkin: "I'd feel kind of like a kid in a candy store, I guess, playing with that caliber of player."

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Tiger shoots 4 under at Greenbrier

Tiger Woods, who is 4 shots back of the lead after posting 7 birdies, on his opening round: "I feel like I left a lot of opportunities out there...I hit the ball better than what my score indicates."