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5 things to watch for in free agency

With the salary cap going through the roof and most teams having money to burn, the NBA's silly season -- which starts Friday -- will not disappoint.

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Thank you, Mike Tirico (3:58)
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Ramer's two errors on same play give Coastal Carolina the lead (0:54)
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Mike Tirico says goodbye to ESPN (2:16)
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What makes Durant so likely to return to Thunder? (0:52)
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Moss makes Busch Stadium history with HR (0:36)
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When the only Chanticleer in MLB celebrates (0:37)
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CFL player celebrates TD on wrong bench after knocking down coach (0:46)
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When rage takes over on the tennis court (0:49)
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Kevin Durant as a Golden State Warrior? (1:09)
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Cubs, Dodgers top MLB Future Power Ranks

Dan Szymborski presents the new and improved Future Ranks, looking at how each team sets up for the next five years, plus an MVP over the span and the year it has the best chance to win a title.

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Shelburne: Durant needs to give Lakers meeting out of respect (1:39)
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His & Hers debates where Durant should sign (1:30)
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Emma Coburn and the controlled chaos of the water jump

Instead of barriers that tip over, the steeplechase contains four immovable barriers and a 30-inch wall that is set in front of a 10-foot-long pool of water. Sound crazy? U.S. Olympic hopeful Emma Coburn shows how it's done.

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1dSalvador Rodríguez, ESPN Digital

50 datos sobre Mike Tyson en sus 50 años

El mocetón de Catskill, Nueva York, ha tenido una vida sin medias tintas, siempre en lo más alto o lo más bajo. Aquí te recordamos sus momentos más importantes.

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Sources say Washington and Bradley Beal have swiftly moved into contract talks and hope to have deal terms agreed later this morning

NBA 

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

It's past midnight, so it's now July 1. And Mets fans know what that annually means. The Mets must cut Bobby Bonilla a check for $1,193,248.20 today. And every July 1 through 2035.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Happy NBA Free Agency from Los Angeles.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The Mavs, sources say, will then return to Dallas for its separate meetings on home turf later Friday with Mike Conley and Nicolas Batum

NBA 

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

ESPN sources say that Dallas is scheduled to commence meeting with Hassan Whiteside in New York soon after free agency begins at 12:01 a.m.

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Cespedes hits bomb in Mets' win over Cubs
MLB 

Yoenis Cespedes hits a home run all the way to the third deck at Citi Field.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jose Reyes went 0-for-4 on Thursday night for Binghamton and is now 1-for-17 in the minors. Juan Lagares went 1-for-4 and could be activated from the DL as soon as Friday.

Tigers pull off an improbable victory
MLB 

The Tigers defied the odds in their win over the Rays. Take a look at how they were able to overcome a 7-2 deficit in the ninth inning -- scoring eight runs -- to earn a 10-7 victory. Wild, wild win

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

ESPN sources say DeMar DeRozan is expected to meet face-to-face with Raptors officials in L.A. shortly after free agency starts at 12:01 AM

NBA 

Vashti Cunningham making her own name
Track and Field 

Randall Cunningham's 18-year-old daughter has already won U.S. and world high jump titles. Now she's hoping to earn a trip to Rio. Huge potential

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Track and Field 

The Tour de France I love and hate
Cycling 

This year's event starts Saturday. Rupert Guinness covered the event for nearly three decades and saw it all. Cheers and tears

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Cycling 

Thank you, Mike Tirico

As Mike Tirico says goodbye to ESPN, take a look back at some of his most memorable moments over the past 25 years.

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Bonnie D. Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

After qualifying for his third Summer Games at age 35 in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay, Anthony Ervin says it's all about attitude:

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Moss makes Busch history with homer
MLB 

The Cardinals' Brandon Moss ripped a home run 477 feet to right field, giving him the distinction of hitting the longest home run in the history of Busch Stadium.

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Sources say Golden State's Durant pitch is scheduled to include Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Steve Kerr, Bob Myers, Joe Lacob

NBA 

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

One sneaky team to watch in Pau Gasol free agency: Golden State Warriors. If they miss on KD, been told they are very interested. Gasol took less to sign with Bulls. He isn't keen on doing so again, but market + contender status matters to him.

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Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Clippers priorities in free agency: besides chasing KD, retain their own free agents like (Austin Rivers, Jamal Crawford, Jeff Green)

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Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Lakers priorities in free agency were shooting & rim protection. Among names I've heard interest in: Ryan Anderson, Parsons, Batum, Bazemore, Tyler Zeller

NBA 

2015 was a good year for Roger Goodell
NFL 

The NFL paid commissioner Roger Goodell $32 million in fiscal year 2015, SportsBusiness Journal reports, citing the league's 2015 tax filing. Big money for the commish

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NFL 

The Andrew Luck contract effect
NFL 

In light of Luck's lucrative new contract, Jeff Saturday predicts that Redskins QB Kirk Cousins could be the first quarterback with a fully guaranteed contract ... if he plays his cards right.

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Dodgers need others to step up
MLB 

The Dodgers need all hands on deck in Clayton Kershaw's absence. It'll take a village

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MLB 

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

ESPN sources say a successful meeting Thursday with Kevin Durant has put OKC in a strong position as KD readies to meet with five more teams

NBA 

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Brandon Moss's solo home run in the fourth inning Thursday night very nearly cleared the right-field stands and left Busch Stadium. According to the Cardinals, the blast went 477 feet and was the longest in the 10-year-old stadium's history, surpassing a Matt Holliday home run by seven feet. Statcast was a bit more conservative, calling it 454 feet, but it was impressive nonetheless, a soaring drive that left Moss' bat traveling 112 mph.

When rage takes over on tennis court
Tennis 

Tennis is normally considered a polite game, but in honor of Viktor Troicki's epic meltdown, relive some of the greatest moments of rage on the court.

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