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Most team-friendly contracts for all 32 NFL teams

J.J. Watt and Aaron Rodgers, who stand to earn a combined $23.1 million from their teams in 2016, are the biggest names on Mike Sando's list of players working under team-friendly contracts.

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An oral history of the swat that changed Cleveland history

Equal parts superhuman athleticism and out-of-this-world precision, LeBron James' Game 7 chase-down block was the stuff of legend. Here's what was racing through the minds of everyone involved.

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MLB's Week 12 Power Rankings

The Cubs finally showed that they are human but remained No. 1 for the 12th straight week. Still, the Giants are hot on their heels -- and could be poised to make Week 13 an unlucky one for Chicago.

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The evolution of Jake Arrieta -- and his beard

Jake Arrieta's transformation into one of baseball's top pitchers is remarkable in itself. But his shift from a clean-cut Texan to having an overwhelmingly thick beard has been unprecedented.

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Vote: Cubs Confidence Meter

Despite a rough patch, it's been a special season for the Cubs. But will it be 1908 special? Let us know what you think in our weekly poll.

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Diary of Myles Thomas: Coney Island

Alongside Babe Ruth, Waite Hoyt and our 1927 Yankees protagonist celebrate on Coney Island, ride the Cyclone and enjoy the rest of the Disney World of the Roaring Twenties.

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Kyrie or Steph take year's toughest shot?
NBA 

Was Kyrie Irving's three-pointer that won Game 7 for the Cavs more difficult than Steph Curry's 37-foot jumper during the regular season? The answer is more intricate than you think.

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

ESPN sources say Pau Gasol, as expected, officially notified the Bulls today that he's declining his 2016-17 option and going to free agency

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant doesn't want to talk in-depth about his free agency at this USA basketball clinic. But when asked about the Knicks' addition of Derrick Rose, he said, "Derrick Rose is a great player... We'll see after I leave here (about whether he will meet with the Knicks)." KD added "Melo is my friend" when asked about Carmelo Anthony being in his ear.

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Euro 2016: Spain had no answer
Soccer 

Spain may have been the favored team, but Italy was ultimately victorious. ESPN FC's Taylor Twellman and Craig Burley discuss Italy's 2-0 win over Spain in the round of 16.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

A-Rod on being out of the Yankees lineup for a second day in a row: "I'm a little surprised. I've been here for a long time and I want to be out there every day and I want to contribute. All you can do is control your attitude and your work ethic, and I feel good about both."

Team USA's starting five in Rio?
NBA 

The roster is set. The Olympics are weeks away. Who should America unleash on the world? Vote

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

USA men's national basketball team introduced in Harlem, NY

NBA 

Venus is feeling forever young
Tennis 

Heading into the 2016 Wimbledon tournament, Venus Williams reflected on how youthful her body feels on court: "You have this infinity inside you that feels like you can go on forever."

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Nats skipper Dusty Baker just announced that Lucas Giolito, baseball's top pitching prospect, will be called up from Double-A Harrisburg to make his big league debut on Tuesday against the Mets. When asked if he was excited to see what Giloito can do, Baker said: "No. He's a prospect. Do you know how many prospects I've seen?"

Euro 2016: Biggest upset since 1950?
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ESPN FC's Ian Darke and Steve McManaman discuss Iceland's chances of pulling an upset over England at Euro 2016: "They have to beat a team like England."

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Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Iceland fans massively outnumbered here on a humid night in Nice.

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

A total of 17 Americans (men and women combined) played on Day 1 at Wimbledon. They finished with a disappointing 7-10 record, although the three seeded players (Venus Williams, Madison Keys and Jack Sock) all won.

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Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Perhaps the story of the day, Britain's Marcus Willis, ranked No. 772, beat Ricardas Berankis. Willis had to win six matches just to get to the main draw. Willis, who will take home at least $68k with the win (he earned only $356 in 2016 previously), explained his success: "The end of last year, I tore my hamstring again after [playing in] America. Start of this year I was in a really bad place, didn't want to get out of bed. Couldn't find the motivation to do anything really. I was very close to packing it in. I needed to get some money behind me. "But I sorted my head out. I was in a bad place and really was at a low point. Time helped and I met a girl and since then it has been very good and my head has been right."

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Lakers seek big men in free agency
NBA 

GM Mitch Kupchak says while the Lakers want to develop their frontcourt talent, they are also aggressively seeking better overall talent.

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Timberlake makes Memphis' pitch to Conley
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With a little help from nine-time Grammy winner Justin Timberlake, the Grizzlies show Mike Conley why he should stay in Memphis. Recruiting pitch

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Carmelo Anthony tells ESPN that his recruitment of Kevin Durant has already begun, saying: "We've been together. We've been talking."

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Famous crying athletes
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Lionel Messi's face after Argentina lost to Chile in the Copa America final evoked memories of other famous athletes shedding tears.

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Bonnie D. Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

First media scrum of Olympic swim trials for 400m world record holder Katie Ledecky, heavy favorite in tonight's final. Rinse and repeat.

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Watch: 2016 Wimbledon
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The third Grand Slam of the year begins today. Last year's champs -- Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams -- will be looking to defend their titles. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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