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Watch live: Own goal sends Wales to quarterfinals

Gareth Bale and Wales rode Gareth McAuley's own goal to a round-of-16 win over Northern Ireland.

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McAuley's nightmare, Wales prize (0:59)
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22hBill 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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Durant's free agency decision all about timing (2:13)
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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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Michael Chandler claims title with one-punch KO (0:49)
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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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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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19hDavid 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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16hCalvin 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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USA Basketball: Rio Olympics coverage

Many of the NBA's best are headed to Rio in search of a third straight gold medal. As Coach K & Co. take on the world, we're tracking all things Team USA hoops.

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22hZach Lowe

Who really won the Ibaka-Oladipo trade?

Everyone thinks Oklahoma City fleeced the Magic by trading Serge Ibaka for a former No. 2 pick in Victor Oladipo, but don't pass judgment just yet.

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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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NFL 

Corey Pronman ESPN Writer 

Mr, Irrelevant is Filip Helt to the Blues. And that........is.........it!

NHL 

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. Catch the end on ESPN/WatchESPN.

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Willie Weinbaum ESPN 

Wimbledon starts Monday, the sign says no overnight queueing for tickets until Sunday, but a dozen tents are in place as of early Saturday evening.

Tennis 

Jalen Rose translates Obama's call
NBA 

This is what the president really meant when he called Cavs coach Tyronn Lue.

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Altuve having a season for the ages
MLB 

Buster Olney breaks down just how Jose Altuve has progressed from great to better than great this season. 'Crazy-good complete hitter'

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MLB 

U.S. men must let go of London letdown

Conquering nerves, as well as Japan, China and Great Britain, has to be among the gymnastics team's goals in Rio. Fighting nerves

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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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Why is Bryce Harper struggling?
MLB 

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

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MLB 

Nick Ames ESPN FC 

Not a great first half at Parc des Princes. Best chances to Northern Ireland, but tempo slow on the whole. Evans and Norwood are harrying incessantly in the NI midfield - and we've seen next to nothing of Bale.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Calvin Johnson gets asked about a comeback whenever he is in public. It's not happening, though. Airports become tricky because he always hears it.

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Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

So far, just two possible free agents have reportedly picked up their 2016-17 player options: Caron Butler and Mo Williams.

Bale limited in first half
European Championship 

Gareth Bale had 11 first-half touches in the attacking third. He averaged 22 in the first halves of his first three Euro 2016 matches.

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European Championship 

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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Are the Knicks interested in Joakim Noah?
NBA 

Brian Windhorst says playing in his hometown along with former teammate Derrick Rose is an option.

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NBA 

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

As expected Anthony Rizzo returns to the Cubs lineup after missing the last two games (back) while rookie Willson Contreras starts his first one in left field. Jason Heyward once again leads off with Albert Almora batting ninth against the Marlins.

Today's confirmed MLB lineups
MLB 

Evan Longoria is batting third in the first game of a doubleheader for Tampa Bay. Saturday's slate starts at 1:05 p.m. ET. All the lineups

Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports
MLB 

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Calvin Johnson, talking for the first time since retiring, said he knew at the start of the 2015 season that it would be his final year. Confided in family and eventually told some teammates. Said his body couldn't hold up anymore.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Calvin Johnson said he is happy in retirement and not planning any sort of comeback. He is a happy man.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Calvin Johnson demonstrated the obstacle course at his camp, including the ladder drill he used to do and flipping tires for five yards. At some point, Dominic Raiola joked "comeback," which elicited a laugh from Johnson.

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