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Roger Federer has taken a commanding 2-sets-to-love lead against Sam Groth in the third round of Wimbledon (live on ESPN & WatchESPN).

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Lou Gehrig: Fact vs. Fiction
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The speech that Gary Cooper gave as Lou Gehrig in "The Pride of the Yankees" is actually different than the one that The Iron Horse actually gave at Yankee Stadium 76 years ago today. Compare the two

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July 4, 1939: Lou Gehrig's speech
MLB 

On this date 76 years ago, the Yankees held Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day. It's when he gave his famous unscripted speech, saying, "Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth," despite suffering from ALS.

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Countdown to the Body Issue: 2 DAYS
Tennis 

Tomas Berdych faces Pablo Andujar at Wimbledon today, so let's look back to when Berdych was featured in the 2014 Body Issue. The new issue comes out July 6.

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Tennis 

A July 4 tradition through the years

Legend has Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest beginning in 1916. The actual date is up for debate, but what's indisputable is how unique this event is. Photo Gallery

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Isner about to restart marathon match
Tennis 

John Isner is no stranger to long matches, and he's just about to continue his latest thriller against Marin Cilic, tied 10-10 in the fifth set. Live on WatchESPN

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CP3 little help in keeping Jordan

Kevin Arnovitz writes of the Clippers' attempts to re-sign DeAndre Jordan: "The Clippers' meeting didn't include a single player. [Blake] Griffin, of course, was in constant touch with his confidant, but [Chris] Paul was off in the Bahamas with LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Paul made only half-hearted attempts to reach out to Jordan late in the process." Bigger role in Dallas

He gets knocked down but he gets up again
Tennis 

Dustin Brown followed up his stunning upset over Rafa Nadal with this crazy point against Viktor Troicki. However, it wasn't enough as Brown lost in four sets.

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Will win over Chile dub Messi best ever?
Soccer 

A win over Chile in the Copa America Final will be Lionel Messi's biggest international triumph. But for some, including Shaka Hislop, he can't be the best ever without a World Cup win.

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Wozniacki cruises into fourth round
Tennis 

Caroline Wozniacki dispatched Camila Giorgi in straight sets 6-2, 6-2. However, Wozniacki has never advanced past this round in eight previous main draw appearances.

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High hopes in Dallas for DeAndre

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told radio station 1310 The Ticket in Dallas he sees DeAndre Jordan as a franchise player. "We see him as 'Shaq-like' but never having been given the opportunity. We told him if he came to the Mavs, he would be a focal point. He would grow into being a franchise player."

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The neverending rally
Tennis 

Angelique Kerber prevailed in this 34-shot rally over Garbine Muguruza, but Muguruza had the last laugh, as she won their third-round match.

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Entering Friday, Royals and Yankees were the only 2 teams without a walk-off win. They both got them less than 15 minutes apart Friday

July 4, 1939: Lou's heart-breaking speech
MLB 

Lou Gehrig is arguably the finest athlete New York City has ever produced. His body would eventually fail him, but his words on this day 76 years ago live on. 'An awful lot to live for'

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Nice start for Fed
Tennis 

Roger Federer took the first set against Sam Groth, 6-4. He is 68-3 in his Wimbledon career after winning the first set. Federer also leads in the second set, 3-2. Live on ESPN & WatchESPN

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NBA summer league action begins today
NBA 

The Orlando league isn’t the big summer league, that’s Las Vegas, next week, but some lottery picks are expected to play: Mario Hezonja (Magic), Stanley Johnson (Pistons), Frank Kaminsky (Hornets), Justise Winslow (Heat) and Myles Turner (Pacers). Rosters

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5 to watch at Orlando Summer League
NBA 

Summer League has tipped off. The versatile Justise Winslow expects to get plenty of minutes this summer as he prepares to provide depth behind Dwyane Wade in Miami. The others

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WATCH: MLS National Anthems
Soccer 

Boyz II Men. Alfonso Ribeiro. Talented youngsters. Electric guitars. Fan chants and yes, fireworks. MLS has seen some amazing national anthem performances this season.

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Good morning. Let's Wimbledon
Tennis 

Start your Independence Day with some caffeine and tennis. Coverage is currently on ESPN.

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Tennis 

Man City plotting spending spree
Soccer 

UEFA lifted restrictions on Manchester City's transfer spending and Champions League squad size after it met financial fair play targets and now the EPL team is set to splash the cash. Paul Pogba, Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling are targets, according to The Daily Telegraph. ESPN FC Transfer Center

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