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Belgium secures lead in the 78th minute (0:55)
Germany eases into the quarterfinals with win (2:00)
Werth and the sun don't mix (0:44)
Will a team be willing to pay Howard max money? (0:53)
This is what happens when you run on Bryce Harper (0:35)
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16mEddie Matz

Stephen Strasburg injury is Nationals' nightmare

With Stephen Strasburg hurt again, you couldn't blame GM Mike Rizzo and the Nats if they're feeling a bit anxious about their $175 million investment.

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Dodgers' one-man show: Kershaw's best season yet

Not only has Clayton Kershaw continued his high strikeout rate, but the Los Angeles Dodgers ace also has found a way to cut down on his walks. Tune in to watch Dodgers-Pirates at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and WatchESPN.

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7hJim Bowden

How to fix the Pittsburgh Pirates?

Jim Bowden says it's not time for the Pirates to panic, because he knows what changes are necessary to make this team a real contender.

Is a fourth place finish good enough for USA in Copa America? (2:04)
SC Featured: The puzzlemaster and the prodigy (6:47)
Els' shot from nearly 160 yards out lands directly in hole (0:57)
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1dCorey Pronman

2016 NHL draft grades

With the 2016 NHL draft in the books, Corey Pronman grades all 30 teams on their hauls, with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Winnipeg Jets leading the way.

Ultimate Highlight: Late drama defines the day (1:41)
Hockey fight breaks out in NASCAR trucks race (1:02)
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8hBuster Olney

An early list of potential All-Star snubs

Picking the All-Star teams is always hard. Here's a list of players who should be considered but may be left behind because of a ballot crunch.

Kid works the camera during TCU-CC game (0:44)
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MLB Vegas Experts

How to bet Sunday's Dodgers-Pirates game

ESPN Chalk's Vegas experts give their best bets for the Sunday Night Baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates.

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21hNBA 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.


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Large media contingent at the José Reyes presser in Brooklyn


Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Tony Stewart is holding off Denny Hamlin with seven laps to go at Sonoma Raceway. Stewart entered the race 35th in the standings but should be able to get to 30th in time to make the Chase if he wins.

Fernandez, Marlins dominate Cubs

Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez struck out 13 Cubs over seven innings to record his 10th win of the season while Martin Prado knocked in three runs as Miami topped Chicago 6-1.


Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Tony Stewart leads with 16 laps remaining at Sonoma Raceway as he had just pitted before the caution came out with 24 laps remaining and the rest of the lead-lap cars pitted for fresh tires. Denny Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr are running second and third as the race was under caution again for another incident. Stewart, in his last Sprint Cup season, missed the first eight races this year because of a broken back.

Remembering a historic home run

Mitch Sherman looks back on his first College World Series assignment, one that ended with Warren Morris' walk-off home run that lifted LSU over Miami. Only walk-off homer to win CWS

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Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

No news here, but if you've missed the saga surrounding Tiger Woods' return, the Quicken Loans National host just summarized it nicely while in the CBS broadcast booth: "I want to play [this year]. I don't know if I will, but I want to."


Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Pending free agent Hassan Whiteside explains what factors will go into his big decision, with a max contract looming.


Jacob Wolf ESPN Senior Writer 

The Mortal Kombat XL grand finals at Community Effort Orlando 2016 has begun, as Brad "Scar" Vaughn faces off with Dominique "SonicFox" McLean. Winner takes home first place, prize money, and a WWE-style belt.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

For the first time in two months, the Orioles played an entire series with Manny Machado and J.J. Hardy both on the field. In related news, Baltimore swept its four-game set with division rival Tampa Bay, winning the finale 12-5. The O's, who outscored the Rays 31-14 in the series, are now a season-high 15 games over .500 and lead the AL East by 3.5 games over Boston.

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Carl Edwards has a 1.7-second lead after 40 laps Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. "Sunday cruise. Take it easy," he was told by his team over the radio. 70 laps remain.

Reds honor Rose by retiring his No. 14

The Reds officially retired No. 14, the uniform number worn by Pete Rose, in a pregame ceremony on Sunday.


Argentina will be too much for Chile

Both stats and the eye test show that Argentina is markedly better now than they were during last year's edition of Copa America, where they lost to Chile in the final. Count on different outcome (Insider)

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Experts' picks: Wimbledon 2016

Will Novak Djokovic repeat as Wimbledon champion? Our experts chime in with their picks for this year's event at the All England Club, which begins on Monday. Check it out

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Ty Corbin going to Phoenix has made Mike Brown a strong contender to land on Steve Kerr's Warriors bench next season, coaching sources say.


Belgium's Alderweireld heads in free kick

Toby Alderweireld heads in Kevin De Bruyne's free kick to give Belgium a 1-0 lead over Hungary in the knockout round.


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Brooklyn Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa talks to José Reyes ahead of his game this afternoon with the Mets' New York-Penn League Class A affiliate. Reyes will lead-off and play third base in his minor league debut back with the Mets organization. (Picture: Brooklyn Cyclones)

How to fix the Pittsburgh Pirates?

It's not time for the underachieving Pirates to panic and become a seller. Rather, they should show patience and revisit the topic again at the trade deadline. Take a deep breath (Insider)

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