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Watch live: Bale looks to add to scoring total vs. Northern Ireland

Tune in to the round-of-16 match between Wales and Northern Ireland on ESPN and WatchESPN.

Poland clinches quarterfinal spot (2:01)
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23hNBA Experts

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.

Durant's free agency decision all about timing (2:13)
27mAdam Rubin

Source: Mets plan to sign SS Reyes in reunion

Jose Reyes won't be a free agent for long. After he goes on the market at 1 p.m. ET Saturday, the Mets are expected to sign the 33-year-old shortstop, a source told ESPN.

Shaqiri's glorious bicycle kick ties it for Swiss (1:00)
Michael Chandler claims title with one-punch KO (0:49)

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.

Jalen & Jacoby on Tyronn Lue's phone call with President Obama (2:01)
D-backs rob Rockies of walk-off dramatics (0:39)
Rose to Chicago: 'Thank you' for trading me (0:18)
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15hCalvin 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.

'The Dikembe Mutombo song' will make your day (2:25)
Mitrione takes a hit but finishes Seumanutafa (0:57)
Baez dives, flips and sticks the landing... in the stands (0:40)
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12hKen Woolums, ESPN Stats & Information

Indians proving that Cleveland rocks

The Cavaliers won the NBA title and now the Indians can't lose. We look at their recent streak and their season outlook.

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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.

Boogie's Twitter game is on point (1:06)
20hZach 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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20hBill Barnwell

Sports Misery Index: Cleveland passes its crown

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Mom drops off Eli Apple for first day of practice (0:33)
17hDavid Faitelson


A major takeaway from the 2016 Copa America Centenario is the resumed dominance of CONMEBOL over the CONCACAF participants, writes David Faitelson.


How Poland overcame a Swiss wondergoal
European Championship 

Poland went the final 70 minutes without a shot on goal but still advanced to the quarterfinals for the first time ever.

European Championship 

Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Gareth Bale and Wales warming up for Northern Ireland in Paris!

Is Reyes the boost the Mets need?

Tim Kurkjian says that Jose Reyes isn't the player he used to be.


Twellman: Wales in a new role

Taylor Twellman says Wales is in an unfamiliar position against what's sure to be a defensive Northern Ireland today.


Nick Ames ESPN FC 

A wall of red at one end and - you'll have to trust me - a wall of green at the other. It's Wales v Northern Ireland at Parc des Princes, and it's a wonderful, surreal thing that this is happening.

Poland advances to quarterfinals
European Championship 

A miss by Switzerland's Granit Xhaka in the penalty shootout was the difference. Poland advances in a major-tournament knockout game for the first time ever.

European Championship 

Watch: Penalties to decide Switzerland-Poland
European Championship 

A save on this shot by Poland's Lukasz Fabianski helped send us to penalties. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

European Championship 

How to take a penalty
European Championship 

This seems like a good time to review the ways to win a penalty shootout. Don't be England

Martin Laksman
European Championship 

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Buffalo Sabres select Casey Fitzgerald with the 80th pick. He's close friends with Jack Eichel and said he's looking forward to playing in Buffalo.


Fabianski's quick-reaction save

Lukasz Fabianski is making a name for himself, keeping Poland level with this last-gasp save. The match is tied late in extra time on ESPN.


Today's confirmed MLB lineups

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

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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Calvin Johnson, at his "Catching Dreams" football camp, offering advice on how to get off the line better and how to improve sprints. He's working with no more than 10 kids in a group, crazy amounts of individual attention.


Nominee for 'Goal of the Tournament'
European Championship 

You're going to want to see this clutch goal over and over again.

European Championship 


HT in extra time. 1-1. And we await a goal as good as Shaqiri's stunner to seal this one...

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

The Rockies will pay at least 140 times more than the Mets would to have Jose Reyes NOT PLAY


Jose Reyes returning to New York

Shortly after he becomes a free agent at 1 p.m. ET, the Mets are expected to sign the 33-year-old shortstop, according to ESPN and multiple reports. Story

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2016 NHL draft tracker
NHL Draft 

The 2016 NHL draft has moved into the third round. Keep track of all the selections here. NHL draft picks by round

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NHL Draft 

Twitter reaction to wondergoal

Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri showed off some skills on this clutch goal. Amazed