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4mDan Rafael

Ranking Tyson's 10 greatest knockouts

In honor of Mike Tyson's 50th birthday, ESPN's Dan Rafael ranks the 10 most memorable knockouts by the former "Baddest Man on the Planet."

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Tomic hits running, backward tweener at Wimbledon (0:30)
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Giants to let Bumgarner hit for self in AL park

Madison Bumgarner will get to hit for himself Thursday at Oakland, meaning the Giants will become the first NL team to intentionally use a pitcher to hit instead of a DH since 1976.

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38mDan Graziano

Pierre-Paul preaches fireworks safety in PSA

In a public service announcement that debuted Thursday on "Good Morning America," Jason Pierre-Paul briefly recounted what went through his mind July 4 when a firework went off in his hand.

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6hMarc Stein and Ian Begley

Sources: Knicks strong favorites to land Noah

Multiple teams interested in free agent Joakim Noah have all but conceded that the Knicks are his runaway preferred destination in free agency, sources told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

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11hZach Lowe

Funny money? FAs about to get paid in NBA

With the salary cap going through the roof and most teams having money to burn, the NBA's silly season -- which starts Friday -- will not disappoint.

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Dan Szymborski

Cubs, Dodgers top MLB Future Power Ranks

Dan Szymborski presents the new and improved Future Ranks, looking at how each team sets up for the next five years, plus an MVP over the span and the year it has the best chance to win a title.

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Chestnut trying to regain hot dog title from Stonie (2:54)
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Little kid overjoyed to find Kris Bryant baseball card (0:43)
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Fan drops a pair of home runs minutes apart (0:31)
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Sano's head gets the assist on the out (0:27)
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Freeman takes out anger on poor, innocent bat (0:15)
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Should the Knicks make a play for DeMarcus Cousins? (1:24)
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1dRubén Castro, ESPN Digital

Urías rompe marca al 'Toro' y le iguala otra hazaña

Urías consigue su primer triunfo en Grandes Ligas, lo hace como el mexicano más joven rompiendo marca de Valenzuela, quien al igual que Julio también ganó primer juego en su séptimo partido.

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Of course Madison Bumgarner should make the DH defunct tonight! Slugging pct. over the last 3 seasons: Bumgarner .443 Pedro Alvarez .442 Evan Longoria .441 Jay Bruce .440 Mark Teixeira .439

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Early indications are that increasingly coveted Hawks swingman Kent Bazemore will start holding his free agency meetings AFTER July 4

NBA 

His & Hers on where Durant should sign
NBA 

Stay or leave? It's a tough decision and Michael Smith and Jemele Hill are here to help.

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NBA 

How Kevin Durant fits his six suitors
NBA 

Every team would love the four-time scoring champ but the six most likely landing spots have specific needs that he'd instantly fix. Help us, Kevin

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NBA 

Wilfork: Confident in who I am
NFL 

Vince Wilfork is proud of his appearance in ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue.

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NFL 

In search of the next DeMarre Carroll
NBA 

NBA teams are looking for guys with limited NBA track records on the cheap. Zach Lowe has his eye on some unsexy wings. The next bargain

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NBA 

Casual running, backwards tweener
Tennis 

Bernard Tomic out here showing off.

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Tennis 

Mike Tyson in his own words
Boxing 

Recap the now 50-year-old's life and career in his own words.

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Boxing 

The Hamptons guide to meeting Durant
NBA 

  • Thursday: Thunder (in Oklahoma City)
  • Friday: Warriors, Clippers
  • Saturday: Spurs, Celtics
  • Sunday: Heat
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Cristiano Siqueria
NBA 

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Good day for the Americans so far at Wimbledon. Eight of them, including a just-finished Venus Williams, have turbo-charged their way into the next round. The only loss was Boca Raton resident Anna Tatishvili.

Tennis 

Prim Siripipat ESPN Tennis 

The view of Court 18 from the rooftop where the media camps out for their live shots. Perfect place to watch Venus Williams, who is battling it out in the 3rd set vs Maria Sakkari. Day 4 at Wimbledon - so far, no rain!

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Tennis 

Rewatch UFC 182 through Jon Jones' eyes
MMA 

Jones meets Daniel Cormier on July 9 after beating him in January 2015, and joins ESPN's Phil Murphy to break down tape of that first fight.

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OTD: Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig hit 25th HRs
MLB 

On this date in 1927, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig each hit their 25th home run of the season. This was just the beginning of an epic race that would eventually see Ruth hit a record-breaking 60 home runs. '27 Yankees on Twitter

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MLB 

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Perry Ellis, the clothing brand, has confirmed it has signed Perry Ellis, the basketball player, to an endorsement deal

NCAAM 

Kid overjoyed to get Kris Bryant card
MLB 

Pure joy.

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Chestnut trying to regain hot dog title

Matt Stonie took the title last year but Joey Chestnut is confident he'll take it back on July 4.

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MLB Future Power Rankings
MLB 

Yes, just like our regular power rankings, the Cubs top our list that projects the next five seasons, too. Built for the long haul (Insider)

Mikey Burton
MLB 

Indians rotation is incredible bargain
MLB 

Their starters lead the AL in ERA this season, including an MLB-best 1.91 ERA during their current 12-game win streak. The primary rotation is making about $13.5M this season combined. Five things from Wednesday

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MLB 

Free-agency madness begins at midnight ET
NBA 

With the salary cap going through the roof and everyone having money to burn, the NBA's silly season won't disappoint. What to watch for

AP Photo/Chuck Burton
NBA 

Peter Bodo Tennis 

A venerable Wimbledon tradition, the candy booth. You can still bag your own assortment from that bottom row, as this lady is doing. But the pre-packaged, plasticized, sanitized, gummified everythings seem to be taking over. Way of the world.

Tennis 

Vince Wilfork doesn't care what you think
NFL 

"Everybody knows that I have a big stomach, but I think sometimes that overshadows everything else on my body. ... The only thing I don't have that they got is six packs. But I really don't care about six packs." Wilfork's body

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NFL 

A big win -- or a big tease?
MLB 

Wallace Matthews writes that the Yankees' comeback win was tantalizing -- and also possibly horribly misleading. More to come?

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MLB 

How does Didi Gregorius unwind?
MLB 

The Yankee likes to sit back, relax and uncork some Two Buck Chuck. Gregorius' 2-run walk-off HR went down smooth for New York, but is going to leave a hangover for the Rangers.

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