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Follow live: Day 3 at Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova is into the third round at Wimbledon. So is Novak Djokovic. Both won in straight sets. The Williams sisters and Stan Wawrinka will also be in action Wednesday (live on ESPN/WatchESPN).

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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).

Russell Wilson: 'Let my play speak for itself' (2:49)


Official: Hottest day ever at Wimbledon

Kew Gardens -- the nearest observation site -- has recorded a temperature of 35.7 degrees C (96.3F), officially making it the hottest day recorded in Wimbledon history. The old record was 34.6C (94.3F) on June 26, 1976.


Blake Comeau headed to Avalanche

The 3-year deal has an average annual value of $2.4M. Writes Katie Strang on Twitter: "Good for him. Have always felt Comeau to be an underrated player. Very effective, esp come playoff time."

Green's signing with Spurs a 'surprise'

"A lot of people thought Green would probably be a casualty of their pursuit of LaMarcus Aldridge," ESPN's Chris Broussard said. "That they wouldn't have the cap room to bring Green back."


Kyrgios aware of his swearing on court

Said Nick Kyrgios, who will face Milos Raonic in the third round of Wimbledon: "I'm aware of what I'm saying. I'm in pain and I'm playing a tennis match at Wimbledon second round. A bit of stress out there." Day 3 on ESPN, WatchESPN


Luke Ridnour: Trades have been 'funny'

On being traded 4 times in less than 1 week: "I really just said, 'Eh, let me know at the end of the day what happened.' My wife would get a funny picture from somebody and show me to kind of keep me updated." (via Mike & Mike)


Collapsed ball boy 'feeling much better'

He collapsed in the heat today and needed treatment during the Matthew Ebden-John Isner match. Wimbledon organizers later tweeted: "The Ball Boy from Court 17 has been treated and is feeling much better. We wish him a speedy recovery.''


Is Yankees' $400M paying off?

After the 2013 season, the Yanks spent $438M on four players, but "'money doesn't always equate to performance,' [Yankees GM Brian] Cashman acknowledged. 'In fact, most of the time it will never equate.'" Earning their keep?

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'Blue chip or bust' in NBA free agency

ESPN's Tom Penn stresses patient aggressiveness in the free-agent market, because, "You're not in control of it. ... The race is to the swift. You have to be really aggressive."


Djoker: You get used to 'Aussie fanatics'

Novak Djokovic faces Australian Bernard Tomic in the third round of Wimbledon and says it's "nice to see" that such a big group of people come to support their country.


Virtual reality technology in sports

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Spurs clearing room for Aldridge?

San Antonio traded Tiago Splitter to Atlanta, according to ESPN and media reports. The move frees up $8.5M in cap space, which allows the team to offer LaMarcus Aldridge a max deal, sources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst. The Spurs plan to meet Aldridge in L.A. later today.

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DeMarre Carroll was just trying to stick in the league a few years ago. Now he's getting $15 million per year.

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Mavs likely to try to get Wes Matthews deal done before DeAndre Jordan's decision. Believe it could help sway DJ to Dallas.

NHL's No. 2 overall pick turning pro

Jack Eichel will sign with the Sabres today, a league source told ESPN's Joe McDonald. The 18-year-old won the Hobey Baker award as a freshman at Boston University in 2014-15 with 26 goals and 45 assists in 40 games.

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DeMarre Carroll agrees to a 4-year, $60 million deal with Toronto, sources confirm to ESPN. No options. That guy has come a long, long way.

Wade is on the radar as a 'Plan B'

"He's a lot of teams' Plan B," ESPN's Chris Broussard said."That's why most people think he'll wind up back in Miami. If he wants $50M long term, then he's probably going to have to get it from the Heat."