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2dRamona Shelburne

How Kevin Durant is adjusting to life as the villain

Can Kevin Durant handle the heat of becoming the bad guy? As the superstar adapts to his new reality, he's receiving some wisdom from friend and fellow free-agency villain DeAndre Jordan.

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The electrifying Hall of Fame career of Ken Griffey Jr. (1:31)
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WATCH: Tour Portland with Timber Joey, Borchers (3:02)
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22hJohn Clayton

Ranking next year's top 25 NFL free agents

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins, who's playing under the franchise tag, and Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu, who's coming back from a knee injury, are among the top projected free agents in the 2017 class.

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White Chocolate still making great passes at 40 (0:15)
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Barkley: Durant doesn't improve Warriors in all areas (1:46)
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Knockout of the year candidate? (0:33)
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5dMy Wish 10th Anniversary

Where are these My Wish recipients now?

For these wish recipients, My Wish created a sense of empowerment and hope for the future, and an engagement with life outside hospital rooms.

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11hBrett Okamoto

'Cyborg' calls out Rousey, wants fight at UFC 205

In a lengthy social media post, Cris "Cyborg" Justino questioned longtime rival Ronda Rousey as a role model and called for the two to fight at UFC 205 on Nov. 12.

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Adams the hero with 16th inning walk-off HR (0:29)
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Taimanglo submits Caldwell with a guillotine choke (0:52)
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7hTom Hamilton

Bolt puts down marker ahead of Rio Olympics

Usain Bolt put down a marker ahead of the Rio Olympics as he won the 200 meters at the Anniversary Games with a time of 19.89 seconds and fired a warning to his American rivals.

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Chapman's 103-mph pitch seals game (0:32)
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Gronk teaches a Zumba class... that is all (0:44)
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High school wrestler goes all 'John Cena' on his opponent (0:24)
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1dPaul Lukas

Uni Watch: UA goes back to school

Under Armour celebrated 20 years by unveiling some new looks for its college football teams.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers positives despite the marathon loss in STL: Howie Kendrick hitting .404 on a 14-game hit streak; Corey Seager had 4 straight hits in his return from a stomach bug; Justin Turner has 3 HRs in his last 2 games, and 7 in his last 12; Grant Dayton had 2 scoreless IP in his big league debut; Adam Liberatore's scoreless streak now at 28 straight games; Bud Norris will still start at home Tuesday.

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A true Hall of 'Framer'
MLB 

Mike Piazza, who will be called to Cooperstown on Sunday, was one of the great pitch-framing catchers of his time. Student of catching

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Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Danica Patrick said she was fast for one lap in practice but the team has been making changes to get the car consistently better at Indianapolis:

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LeBron James Jr. can play!

Come for the sweet moves by LeBron's 11-year-old son. Stay for his dad's proud reactions. Sick moves

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Knockout of the year candidate?
Boxing 

Zinedine Hameur-Lain got an impressive knockout as he dropped Warren Thompson with one punch to the face at the Glory Kickboxing event.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Celtics made a flurry of moves Saturday, including agreeing to deals with Gerald Green and Tyler Zeller. What it seems to suggest is that Boston is willing to head into next season with the roster it has constructed. The Celtics still have the flexibility and assets to explore trade opportunities, but also bolstered their depth assuming no deals materialize.

What Gordon must do to be competitive

ESPN's Ricky Craven also thinks Dale Earnhardt Jr. won't be watching Jeff Gordon race in his place.

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No regrets for Gio dos Santos
Soccer 

The L.A. Galaxy star met with Diana Russini to talk about his move to MLS and his absence from El Tri.

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Soccer 

Watch: Celtic vs. Leicester City
Soccer 

Star midfielder Riyad Mahrez is in the starting lineup for the reigning EPL champs in their International Champions Cup opener. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Soccer 

Get your free doughnuts here
Soccer 

ESPN's Max Bretos hands out a few unique doughnuts to Portland Timbers fans ahead of the match vs. LA Galaxy (3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN).

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Celtics agree to 2-year deal with Tyler Zeller
NBA 

A league source told ESPN that the restricted free agent's deal is expected to include a non-guaranteed second season. The agreement was first reported by the Boston Herald.

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FSU's unique way of motivating players
NCAAF 

Huge pictures like this one of Dalvin Cook play into it.

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Watch: The Basketball Tournament

The first of four spots in the semifinals will be decided between The Untouchables (Brad Wanamaker and many Pittsburgh alumni) and City of Gods (DerMarr Johnson and college players from the D.C. area). Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Can Holm rebound from first defeat?
MMA 

Brett Okamoto thinks it won't be easy to bring Holly Holm to the ground in tonight's UFC Fight Night card in Chicago. UFC predictions

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Shaughnessy wouldn't give Ortiz HOF vote
MLB 

Dan Shaughnessy praises the DH but says he's going to stick to his philosophy of not voting for players with ties to PEDs into the Hall of Fame.

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Curry's new sneakers panned -- again
NBA 

People on the internet don't hate them as strongly as the much-derided "Chef Curry" sneakers, but the Curry Lux still isn't a hit. The fans speak

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NBA 

Portland's amazing tifos
Soccer 

Portland hosts the Galaxy on ESPN at 3:30 p.m. ET. Will we see one of these classic Timbers Army displays?

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Soccer 

Mike Piazza's legendary career
MLB 

The top moments from arguably the best power-hitting catcher captivated the hearts of baseball fans.

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MLB 

Ken Griffey Jr.'s electrifying career
MLB 

Before he gets enshrined in Cooperstown, soak in some of the best highlights of his 22-year journey.

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Viral Vault: Young fan challenges Federer
Tennis 

Check out the time Grigor Dimitrov stepped aside as a young fan challenged Roger Federer during an exhibition match.

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Daily MLB lineups for Saturday
MLB 

The first pitch of a full day of action begins with Seattle-Toronto at 1:07 p.m. ET. All the lineups

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Friday night marathon game
MLB 

Matt Adams put an end to a marathon with a walk-off home run in the 16th inning.

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Ronaldo gets another gift
Soccer 

What do you give the man who has everything? How about an airport

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Soccer 

Dan Shaughnessy amazed by Theo Epstein
MLB 

And it's not only his success with the Cubs. His continued impact on the Red Sox since leaving the team following the 2011 season counts too.

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