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16hJeff Carlisle

Carlisle: U.S. can still finish on high note

A weary United States team still has plenty to prove in the third-place match vs. Colombia at Copa America, writes Jeff Carlisle.

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1dDavid Faitelson

CONMEBOL way above CONCACAF

A major takeaway from the 2016 Copa America Centenario is the resumed dominance of CONMEBOL over the CONCACAF participants, writes David Faitelson.

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Ultimate Highlight: Late drama defines the day (1:41)
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Wales celebrate historic feat (0:37)
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1dBill Barnwell

Sports Misery Index: Cleveland passes its crown

Now that the Cavs have won a championship, which city replaces Cleveland as the most tortured? Bill Barnwell unveils his Misery Index to determine the fan base that has suffered the most.

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2hMarc Stein and Ramona Shelburne

Sources: Lakers to aggressively pursue Whiteside

Heat president Pat Riley said re-signing Whiteside will be the team's No. 1 priority, with a max contract projected to be $94.8 million over four years.

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Durant's free agency decision all about timing (2:13)
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Els' shot from nearly 160 yards out lands directly in hole (0:57)
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Poland clinches quarterfinal spot (2:01)
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Shaqiri's glorious bicycle kick ties it for Swiss (1:00)
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Warning: Don't get in Ben Simmons' way (0:37)
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1dNBA Experts

5-on-5: Ranking top NBA free agents and fits

NBA free agency is almost here. With a huge salary-cap jump expected, who are the top available players this year? Can the Cavs add a piece for a second title run? Our NBA experts go 5-on-5.

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Jalen & Jacoby on Tyronn Lue's phone call with President Obama (2:01)
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Rose to Chicago: 'Thank you' for trading me (0:18)
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22hCalvin Watkins

The offseason of James Harden begins today

After a difficult season, Rockets star James Harden is determined to rebuild a winner in Houston -- no matter what (and who) it takes.

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'The Dikembe Mutombo song' will make your day (2:25)
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43mGreg Garber

Brexit at Wimbledon

While Brexit rocked Great Britain, at least in the short term, it should not have much effect on the players at the All England Club.

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Manziel lawyer, dad worried about QB's drug use

A text message accidentally sent to The Associated Press shows that Johnny Manziel's lawyer is seeking a plea deal in his domestic violence case and has concerns about his ability to stay sober.

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Els finds eagle at the bottom of hole
Golf 

Ernie Els nailed an eagle on the 12th hole at the Quicken Loans National from nearly 160 yards out. Nothing but hole.

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Golf 

Doug McIntyre ESPN Staff Writer 

After three weeks worth of Copa America games here, the temporary grass field at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey is showing visible signs of wear on the eve of Sunday's final between Chile and Lionel Messi's Argentina.

Prim Siripipat ESPN Tennis 

It is home to the longest match in tennis history, which was 11 hours and 5 minutes over 3 days between American John Isner and Nicolas Mahut. That was back in 2010. What will happen in 2016? The calm before the storm on Court 18 at Wimbledon...

Tennis 

Deep to the warning track ... with fries
MLB 

A fan dropped a bucket of fries on the field and Yankees LF Brett Gardner ran down the slices of spuds.

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MLB 

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Not since last Aug. 19 has a Cubs starter given up 7 earned runs as John Lackey did on Saturday against the Marlins. It came on seven hits and three walks as Lackey left some balls in very hittable spots as they crossed home plate. His ERA rose from 2.78 to 3.29 after the outing which lasted 4.1.

McAuley's nightmare a dream for Wales
Soccer 

A Gareth McAuley own goal put Wales on top in the 75th minute of their round-of-16 matchup vs. Northern Ireland.

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Soccer 

Ian Kinsler is powering up
MLB 

At 34 years of age, the second baseman has topped his 2015 home run total before the calendar flips to July. Relentless work ethic

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MLB 

Do the Vikings have a shot at Super Bowl?
NFL 

Mark Brunell isn't calling Adrian Peterson crazy for saying his team has a good chance this season.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins discusses his plan for Jose Reyes -- which includes leading off and some center field.

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Oklahoma State's good luck charm
NCAA Men Baseball 

Oklahoma State baseball uses their "Utropolis" mascot, a small T-Rex like figure to help inspire the team to victory.

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NCAA Men Baseball 

Watch: Seattle Sounders vs. NYC FC
Soccer 

Two days before their countrymen face each other in the Euros, Andrea Pirlo and David Villa will play for NYC FC against the Sounders. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Soccer 

Portugal breaks through in extra time
Soccer 

Croatia had its chances, but Portugal's Ricardo Quaresma stuffed a Cristiano Ronaldo shot on goal into the back of the net late in the match.

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Soccer 

Calvin Johnson: 'I made my own decision'
NFL 

The former Lions WR says he's content with the decision he made to retire after the 2015 season.

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NFL 

Portugal puts one in the back
Soccer 

Cristiano Ronaldo shot on goal was blocked, but Ricardo Quaresma was there to clean up the deflection as Portugal claimed a 1-0 lead over Croatia late in extra time. Follow live

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Soccer 

Why is Bryce Harper struggling?
MLB 

Tim Kurkjian is not concerned about Harper's trouble with the curve.

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MLB 

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Sammy Watkins showing off his bowling form.

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Red Sox big rally on the road ends trend

The Red Sox rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to complete an 8–7 comeback victory over the Rangers. According to Elias, Boston, which trailed 6–0 at the end of the third inning, had lost its last 120 road games in which it trailed by six or more runs. The Red Sox' last comeback win of that kind on the road was on June 7, 2003.

Warning: Don't get in Ben Simmons' way
NBA 

A cameraman fell down trying to film Ben Simmons at the NBA draft, but Simmons was breaking ankles way before that.

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NBA 

Battle of the Brexits
Soccer 

Welsh and Northern Irish fans were wild in Paris before their round of 16 clash -- but only one side was still partying afterwards.

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Soccer 

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: DeMar DeRozan will focus on getting a deal done to return to the Raptors as free agency opens. No plans to meet with other teams barring the unforeseen development of talks breaking down the Toronto.

Nominee for 'Goal of the Tournament'
European Championship 

You're going to want to see this clutch goal over and over again.

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European Championship 

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

ESPN sources say Kyrie Irving has accepted an invitation from USA Basketball to play on this summer's Olympic team

NBA 

Croatia-Portugal is still scoreless
European Championship 

They are in the 65th minute of their round-of-16 match and neither team has managed a shot on goal. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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