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U.S., South Korea locked in scoreless friendly

In the final tune-up before the Women's World Cup starts, Team USA takes on South Korea in New Jersey (live on ESPN & WatchESPN).

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Sources: Hoiberg, Bulls work on 5-year deal

The Bulls are negotiating a five-year deal with Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg to become their next head coach with the expectation it would get done by the middle of next week at the latest.

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Dominik: Watt, Beckham among 32-team FAs

Which NFL players would be coveted by every team if they hit the open market? Mark Dominik makes his list, which includes J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr.

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DeMaurice Smith: 'The league has run out of excuses'

Deflategate. Ray Rice. Adrian Peterson. Yes, DeMaurice Smith's plate has been plenty full, so we caught up with the NFLPA's executive director to talk Roger Goodell, neutral arbitration and more.

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Postseason MVPs: Driven to Finals

Steph Curry and LeBron James have been the biggest difference-makers in the playoffs. Who else cracks David Thorpe's list?

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Bulls' coaching hire getting detailed

The Bulls are negotiating a 5-year deal with Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg to become their next head coach, with the expectation it will get done by the middle of next week at the latest, multiple league sources told ESPN's Andy Katz and Nick Friedell. Who replaces Hoiberg?

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Keuchel dominates White Sox

Dallas Keuchel's amazing start continues, as he pitched a 4-hit shutout and struck out 11, while Evan Gattis and Chris Carter hit back-to-back homers in the 8th as the Astros won 3-0. Box score

Back to the DL for Strasburg

Neck tightness has landed Nats SP Stephen Strasburg on the DL for the fourth time in his career. He can only hope it's a short stint like in 2013.


WATCH: Messi's individual effort

Here's the Lionel Messi goal everyone is talking about. Barcelona's fans went understandably nuts after a 3-1 win.


Barcelona trio makes Spanish history

With three more goals today vs. Athletic Bilbao, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have combined for a record 120 goals this season. This passes a 2011-12 record set by Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzem and Gonzalo Higuain. 3-headed monster

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Attendance for today's send-off game for #USWNT at Red Bull Arena: 26,467 Attendance for send-off game in 2011 at Red Bull Arena: 5,852

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What was the world like the last time the Golden State Warriors won an NBA title?


Shelter from the storm

With the Houston area again getting hit hard with storms, the Astros are letting fans stay at Minute Maid Park following this afternoon's game with the White Sox to ride out the storm. Meanwhile, Houston is winning 3-0 in the eighth. Follow live

Anthony Joshua ends fight in 2nd round

The fight was scheduled for 10 rounds, but heavyweight Anthony Joshua put Kevin Johnson on the canvas twice in the first, almost knocking him out of the ring the second time. Joshua's record now stands at 13 fights, 13 victories, 13 KOs.

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Here come the Rockies

By beating the Phillies 5-2 today, Colorado secured its 6th win in 7 games. This after starting the season 15-25.


Phelps hosts clinic for athletes

If you're competing in one of the world's biggest events, why not get tips from the world's most decorated Olympian? Five Special Olympic athletes received just that from Michael Phelps. 'Same way I learned'


Houston Astros @astros

Due to the storms, we will keep Minute Maid Park open after the game until the weather clears.

Erasmo Ramirez baffles the O's

Ramirez, who had a 6.62 ERA before today, pitched 7 shutout innings for the first time in his career. The Rays' 3-0 win was completed in a remarkably brisk 2 hours, 9 minutes.


Home run deja vu for Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton hit his 14th home run of the season in his 49th game on the 183rd at-bat of 2015. Last year, his 14th home run of the season came in his 49th game and his 184th at-bat.


Lilly: More Wambach needed

Kristine Lilly feels Abby Wambach not getting the ball is a big reason why the U.S. is scoreless in the first half vs. South Korea.


Long odds for LeBron from long range

LeBron James has been a force in the paint this postseason. But as his post game has taken over, his perimeter shooting has fallen off a cliff.


Harper replacement hits 3-run homer

Michael Taylor hit 8th and played left field today because Bryce Harper was a late scratch. Taylor made the most of it with a dinger in the 6th to put the Nats ahead of the Reds 5-2. Follow live


Prince William pushes for FIFA reform

At the FA Cup final, Prince William urged sponsors to use their influence: "There seems to be a huge disconnect between the sense of fair play that guides those playing and supporting the game, and the allegations of corruption that have long lingered around the management of the sport internationally."

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Mexico gearing up for Gold Cup

Carlos Salcedo of Chivas is in the starting lineup for the Mexican national team playing vs. Guatemala in a friendly at home. Live on ESPNews & WatchESPN