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Sources: Aldridge not impressed by Lakers

Less than 24 hours after meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge, the Lakers are "stunned" to hear that Aldridge was less than impressed by their presentation, a source told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.

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Sources: Millsap, Hawks pin 3-year, $59M deal

Paul Millsap has decided to return to the Atlanta Hawks, agreeing to a three-year deal worth $59 million that includes a player option after two years, according to league sources.

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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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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).


Green, Warriors not seeing eye to eye

ESPN senior writer Ramona Shelburne: "Right now, there's a gap. And somebody I talked to said it's not good or bad, but there's a gap right now. And until the Warriors offer him what is closer to what everybody else is getting paid, they're not talking."


Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

The Clippers have guaranteed Jamal Crawford's contract next season. They're shopping him but won't deal him if they don't get a good deal.


GOAL! Japan lead England 1-0 at the @FIFAWWC after Aya Miyama converted a penalty following a Claire Rafferty foul in the box.

Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

DeAndre Jordan told a Clippers teammate after the season that he was probably coming back. If he leaves it's because someone swayed him

Pierce shifts coasts, joins Clippers

Paul Pierce has agreed to a three-year, $10 million deal with the Clippers, according to Marc Stein and multiple reports. The deal will reunite Pierce with his former coach Doc Rivers in L.A. The two won a championship together with the Celtics in 2008.

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Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

Paul Pierce immediately becomes the Clippers' starting small forward. Lance Stephenson will come off the bench.

Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

Paul Pierce will be making about $3.37 million per season with the Clippers. He could have made twice that in Washington but is coming home.

Royce Young @royceyoung

Picturing a Thunder-Clippers playoff series where Paul Pierce tries to guard Kevin Durant for 40 minutes.

What should D.J. do in free agency?

Max Kellerman suggests DeAndre Jordan join the Lakers and cash in next season when Kobe Bryant is off the books. Marcellus Wiley doesn't buy that advice: "Let me ask you if going to a worse team for less money with questionable ownership is a better move or not."


Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Wizards were feeling good about their chances when week began, but lure of Doc/hometown/etc. prompts Pierce to bolt for $3.4M next season

Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

Paul Pierce's deal with the Clippers is for 3 years but don't focus on the years. It'll essentially be year to year. He turns 38 in October.

Pittsburgh applies to host '23 Super Bowl

The Steelers have won the most Super Bowls, but they've never hosted the title game. The Meadowlands is the only open-air stadium in a cold-weather city to host a Super Bowl, although Minnesota's U.S. Bank Stadium is scheduled to host in 2018.

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Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

I'm told it's still between the Clippers and Mavs for DeAndre Jordan but Jordan is enjoying free agent process. Meeting with Lakers tonight.

Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

Robin Lopez met with the Milwaukee Bucks today and is dining with the Knicks tonight. Teams that miss on LMA/Monroe/DJ will join pursuit too

Yankees at Angels on ESPN, 7 p.m. ET

Albert Pujols tied a franchise record with 13 homers in June, including one in last night's win. What's next for the veteran slugger as Los Angeles looks to sweep New York despite reported upheaval in the front office? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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NBA Free Agency Special on ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET

Anthony Davis, Kevin Love and Jimmy Butler will stay put, while Tyson Chandler and DeMarre Carroll have found new homes. But where will Draymond Green land? The NBA crew talks the latest buzz and how today's free agency moves impact the NBA. Watch on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Skylar Diggins out for the season

The Shock guard will undergo surgery after tearing her ACL in a game vs. Seattle on Sunday, the team announced today. Said Diggins in the release: "I'm focused on getting healthy and stepping on the court even stronger."


WWC: Japan-England, 7 p.m. ET
Women's World Cup 

The winner of this World Cup semifinal moves on to play the United States for the title. FiveThirtyEight gives Japan a 61% chance of beating England and setting up a rematch of the 2011 World Cup final. Predictions

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DaMarre Carroll signs for 4 years, $60M

Chris Broussard: "Tons of teams were interested in DeMarre Carroll as kind of that second-tier free agent. So you wonder, well why so quickly to Toronto? When you see those numbers, you know why he went so quickly to the Raptors."