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Love agrees to 5-year deal to stay with Cavs

Kevin Love is re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he announced Wednesday. Love has agreed to a five-year, $110 million contract with the team, a source told ESPN's Brian Windhorst.

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Source: Mayweather's May haul at least $220M

Floyd Mayweather will earn almost as much for 36 minutes in the ring in May as Tim Duncan has made in his 18-year-career with the San Antonio Spurs ($235 million).

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It's Bobby Bonilla's payday

Bobby Bonilla's buyout when his Mets career ended calls for him to be paid $1,193,248.20 annually on July 1 from 2011-2035.

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Sources: Blazers, Lillard nearing max extension

The Portland Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard are nearing agreement on a maximum five-year contract extension that is expected to top $120 million in value, according to league sources.

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Does a Messi goal beat a Rousey armbar?

No. 3 Lionel Messi faces off against No. 6 Ronda Rousey in the ESPYS bracket for Best Play. Vote now and learn more about the nominations at 8 tonight (ESPN2, Watch ESPN).


Lillard could match Davis' contract

Chris Broussard: "[Damian Lillard's] contract numbers are less than Anthony Davis' 5 years, $145 million. They're less because Davis has started in two All-Star games and made two All-NBA teams. If Lillard does one of those things this year, then his [contract] numbers could be the same as Anthony Davis' 5 years, 145."


Jimmy Butler, Bulls agree on 5-year deal

The deal is worth $90M, sources tell ESPN's Brian Windhorst. Butler will have a player option for the fifth year of the deal, but the contract assures he will be in Chicago through the 2019-20 season.


Canucks trade Kassian for Prust

The Canucks sent Zack Kassian and a 2016 fifth-round draft pick to Montreal in exchange for Brandon Prust.

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Knight agrees to stay with Suns

Brandon Knight has agreed to a five-year deal worth $70 million to stay with the Phoenix Suns, sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. The deal contains no option years for Knight, who averaged 17 points the past two seasons.

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Windhorst: Love remains loyal to Cavs

Brian Windhorst: "This is a grand plan for the Cavs. There was some concern that he wouldn't take a long deal, but this is him locking in, he's showing faith in the franchise."


Reds have slim lead over Twins

Cincinnati starter Johnny Cueto came back out for the 8th inning as the Reds lead the Twins 2-1. Cueto has thrown 91 pitches and has 7 strikeouts. Follow live

Kevin Love: 'I'm going back to Cleveland'

Love broke the news on The Players Tribune, writing: "Yeah, of course I’ve heard the free agency rumors. But at the end of the day, and after meeting with my teammates (it turns out pools are great meeting places) and with the front office, it was clear Cleveland was the place for me. ... We have unfinished business and now it’s time to get back to work."

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Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

Butler's deal -- 4 years with player option in 5th year -- is a win for both sides. JB has ability to get paid even bigger $ in next deal.

Who won the Kessel deal?

With Phil Kessel heading to Pittsburgh, likely to play with either Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin or both, the Penguins' dynamic should produce fireworks worthy of the Fourth of July. Leafs trying addition by subtraction

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Dragic was a team player in negotiations

Before signing a 5-year, $90M deal to remain in Miami, free-agent guard Goran Dragic asked Heat president Pat Riley how he could be flexible to help the team re-sign Dwyane Wade, according to sources.

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Stars sign Patrick Eaves

The forward inked a one-year deal with Dallas. Eaves had 27 points in 47 games last season.

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OTD: Andy Hawkins tosses no-no, loses

On July 1, 1990, the Yankees RHP gave up 0 hits to the White Sox -- and lost 4-0. An error, 2 walks and 2 more errors led to 4 Chicago runs in the 8th. Said Hawkins: "You dream of one, but you never think it's going to be a loss."

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Awkward! Jim Harbaugh on the Herd

Missing: Jim Harbaugh's trademark intensity. Scene of the crime: A visit to the Herd. Said Colin, with his hands in the air: "I've been in the business 10 years folks, and that was a clunker."


Serena wins opening set

Serena Williams is trying to secure a spot in Wimbledon's third round. She's halfway there after taking the first set 6-4 from Timea Babos. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN


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Other PGs I know Mavs have touched base with: Patrick Beverley, Jeremy Lin, JJ Barea, Nick Calathes. Devin Harris, Raymond Felton on roster.