Germany cruises into quarterfinals

Germany showed off its offense on its way to routing Slovakia.

Gomez's goal extends Germany's lead (0:57)
Griezmann leads France to the quarterfinals (2:10)
Will a team be willing to pay Howard max money? (0:53)
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3hJim 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.

This is what happens when you run on Bryce Harper (0:35)
Is a fourth place finish good enough for USA in Copa America? (2:04)
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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.

SC Featured: The puzzlemaster and the prodigy (6:47)
Els' shot from nearly 160 yards out lands directly in hole (0:57)
Robb Harskamp
2dBill 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.

Ultimate Highlight: Late drama defines the day (1:41)
Hockey fight breaks out in NASCAR trucks race (1:02)
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4hBuster 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.


Colts owner Irsay pays $137K for Prince guitar

Colts owner Jim Irsay paid $137,500 on Saturday for the "Yellow Cloud" electric guitar that Prince used in numerous concerts from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s.

Hey Altuve, if you want a cycle don't trip over second! (1:06)
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17hNBA 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.

Hurd tops Molina by TKO (0:43)


Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

A celebration in the streets of Paris following France's win over Ireland.


Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Carl Edwards is on the pole for the 110-lap Sprint Cup race on the 1.99-mile Sonoma Raceway road course. The last driver at Sonoma to win from the pole was Jeff Gordon in 2004. Gordon won three times from the pole at Sonoma. Edwards previews the race:


Will Howard get paid max money?

Brian Windhorst breaks down which teams may be interested in free agent center Dwight Howard, as well as if anyone would offer him a max contract. Gauging Howard's market

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw, who starts for the Dodgers on Sunday night at Pittsburgh, had a 1.77 ERA, a 0.86 WHIP and a 7.7 strikeout-to-walk ratio when he won Cy Young and MVP awards in 2014. This season, Kershaw has a 1.57 ERA, a 0.67 WHIP and a 20.1 K/BB.

In Liverpool, Rooney's world is the Oyster

English superstar Wayne Rooney is an actual working class hero. Wright Thompson explains. 'We're still here'

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Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Coastal Carolina coach Gary Gilmore says his team has watched "Bull Durham" 20 to 25 times this year on the road to the College World Series finals. "You don't mess with a streak," Gilmore said.

Gomez's goal extends Germany's lead

In the 43rd minute, Mario Gomez scores a goal from close range to push Germany's lead to 2-0 over Slovakia.


Ozil misses penalty kick in first half

Germany's Mesut Ozil fails to capitalize on a penalty kick in the 13th minute of today's Germany-Slovakia match.


Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Steve McManaman breaks down why France's win over Ireland was the wake-up call they needed.


Boateng's goal puts Germany ahead

Jerome Boateng shot from outside the box in the eighth minute gives Germany a 1-0 lead over Slovakia in the knockout round.


Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Two first-time College World Series head coaches whose backgrounds at their schools could not be more different as they ready for the best-of-three championship series -- Arizona's Jay Johnson in his first year and Coastal Carolina's Gary Gilmore in his 21st.

Count on Lakers moving fast on Whiteside

Brian Windhorst believes the Lakers will buck past trends of not spending on marquee free agents and pay Hassan Whiteside with the large amount of cap space they have available.


Easy decision for Kyrie to play in Rio

Kyrie Irving's good health and possibly a final chance to play for Mike Krzyzewski, his former college coach, are among the reasons why Irving will play in the Summer Olympics.


Trying out to be a U.S. Open ballperson

SportsCenter anchor Matt Barrie makes his case to be a ballperson at the U.S. Open.


'Being a strong woman is a good thing'

Becoming the world's top-ranked surfer is no day at the beach. Courtney Conlogue, who will appear in ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue 2016, talks breathing underwater and learning to love her body. 'I'm so happy with how I feel'

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Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Take a ride around the 1.99-mile Sonoma Raceway road course with pace-car driver Brett Bodine:


Leo Spall ESPN UK Deputy Editor 

Wimbledon Centre Court the day before The Championships ... just the net that's missing.


Griezmann leads France to quarterfinals

Antoine Griezmann was once again the savior, scoring two goals in the second half to lead France to a 2-1 win over Ireland in the knockout round.


It's all about revenge for Argentina

Argentina, which lost to Chile in last year's Copa America final, is likely driven more by a self-imposed pressure -- the desire for revenge -- in this year's rematch. Trophy drought

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