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Follow live: Wimbledon Day 5

Novak Djokovic has taken a commanding 2-sets-to-love lead against Bernard Tomic in the third round of 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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A-Rod to get baseball from 3,000th hit after all

It took three weeks, rounds of negotiations and a directive from the Yankees' owner's box, but Alex Rodriguez will have possession of the ball from his 3,000th hit.

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Aldridge meets with Lakers for second time (1:13)
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Athletes as fans: Jimmy Butler (0:31)
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Rogers: How the Cubs landed Addison Russell

As the anniversary of what could be one of the great trades in Cubs history nears, Theo Epstein explains the process leading up to the July 4, 2014 deal that brought Addison Russell to Chicago.

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Official Wimbledon headband ... illegal?
Tennis 

The official Wimbledon headband, sported here by Nick Kyrgios, apparently did not comply with official Wimbledon rules and was deemed "too colorful" for the tournament's all-white dress code. He turned it inside out for his third-round match, but it didn't affect his ju-ju: He defeated Milos Raonic anyway.

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Tennis 

'White Chocolate' still smooth
NBA 

Former NBA point guard Jason Williams is 39 years old, but that doesn't mean he can't ball! Case in point: this Orlando Pro-Am footage. Watch

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Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

Teams have not been given a timetable on DeAndre Jordan's decision but the expectation is he'll decide within 48 hours.

Maria Sharapova cruises to 4th round
Tennis 

The 4-seed beat 29-seed Irina-Camelia Begu in straight sets to advance to Wimbledon's fourth round, where she'll face the winner of Zarina Diyas-Andrea Petkovic. Day 5 on ESPN, WatchESPN

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OTD: Cloninger hits two grand slams
MLB 

On this date 49 years ago, pitcher Tony Cloninger of the Atlanta Braves hit two grand slams in a win against the Giants. He is the only pitcher to accomplish the feat.

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The kids are all right
MLB 

Baseball is going through one of its biggest youth movements ever. Plus, FiveThirthyEight found that players aged 33 and up have produced only 24 Wins Above Replacement so far this year, on pace for the second-lowest total of the past quarter century. Future is now

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Why Knicks struggle to recruit players
NBA 

Between the unappetizing prospect of rebuilding and the fact players can get money and stardom elsewhere, Bruce Bowen and Tom Haberstroh aren't surprised with the weakening of New York's allure.

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Kyrgios gets fancy at Wimbledon
Tennis 

He didn't win the actual point, but Nick Kyrgios won some style points -- and eventually the match -- with this leaping, between-the-legs shot.

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Tennis 

2015 ESPYs Salute: Bobby Freedman

Bobby Freedman, a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur, has supported The V Foundation and the ESPYs for more than a decade, contributing charitable donations and fund-raising efforts around auctions in the fight against cancer. 2015 ESPYs: Vote

Watch: Maria Sharapova in action
Tennis 

Sharapova -- who owns a 1-0 career record vs. Irina-Camelia Begu -- is close to winning her third-round match vs. the 29-seed in straight sets. Live on WatchESPN

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Tennis 

USA hoops in a close game vs. Italy
World Basketball Championship 

USA is playing in the quarterfinals of the Under-19 World Championship. Harry Giles, the No. 1 recruit in the Class of 2016 considering Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, Syracuse and Wake Forest is in action. Live on ESPNU & WatchESPN

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Dodgers pick up pitching help
MLB 

The Dodgers have signed Trevor Cahill to a minor league contract, according to MLB's website. He had a 7.52 ERA in 15 appearances for the Braves this season.

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MLB 

Reports: Wizards want David West

According to league sources, the Wizards are pushing to sign David West, who passed up a $12.2M player option with the Pacers next season to become a free agent. Sources told ESPN's Marc Stein that the Wizards or Spurs are the two teams at the top of West's list.

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Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

Lot of people asking me about timetable for DeAndre Jordan decision. He has set no deadline but expected today or tomorrow.

Sobel: No wrong time for Bubba's decision

Bubba Watson painted over the Confederate flag on the original General Lee car he owns from the "Dukes of Hazard" TV show, and ESPN's Jason Sobel sees nothing wrong with that.

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How the Cubs landed Addison Russell

This weekend last year, the Cubs got the prospect from the A's. Said Theo Epstein: "[Billy] Beane and I re-connected sometime in mid-June and he said he wouldn't do Russell for just [Jeff] Samardzija. He asked if there was a way to get Samardzija without Russell? We said no." Then what?

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Watch: Novak Djokovic's third round
Tennis 

The 1-seed still hasn't dropped a set this Wimbledon as he leads his third-round match vs. 27-seed Bernard Tomic by two sets. The Serb has a 3-0 career record vs. Tomic. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Tennis 

Broussard: Aldridge on info overload
NBA 

Free agent LaMarcus Aldridge had a second meeting with the Lakers, but Chris Broussard tells SportsCenter that doesn't matter: "I don't think they can sway him to go to L.A." San Antonio -- and Phoenix -- are still out in front.

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NBA 

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Concurrent with their pursuit of David West, I'm told Wizards continue to shop Nene but clinging to hope they can trade him into cap space

Mets' season is crumbling

Buster Olney is astounded that "the Mets' decision-makers are idly standing by, like firemen watching a burning building with the hoses and axes stowed away on the truck" as its pitching staff continues to get no support. Help needed (Insider)

Plays resumes at Greenbrier Classic
Golf 

Angel Cabrera didn't like this chip on the 15th hole today. He bogeyed the hole but is back on the course after a short rain delay. Leaderboard

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