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Inside the tale of Sam Hinkie's controversial process and his ultimate fall

After three years of silence, former Sixers GM Sam Hinkie finally opens up. With Philly on the brink of a basketball renaissance, this is the story of his efforts -- and his surprising departure.

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Willis wins his first game, celebrates like he won title (0:35)
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Should the Knicks make a play for DeMarcus Cousins? (1:24)
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270-pound Penn State football player the next 'Jumpman?' (3:03)
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Is a banana boat super team realistic to imagine? (1:53)
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Stare kid reacts to sports fails (1:24)
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Full coverage: Remembering Pat Summitt

She was one of sports' most accomplished figures but also universally beloved. To say there will never be anyone like Pat Summitt is not hyperbole.

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Candace Parker shares emotional moment with Holly Rowe (1:12)
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Lenny Dykstra: 'I like to win before the game starts or I don't play' (0:44)
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The five best teams for Steven Stamkos

The Red Wings have cleared a ton of salary cap space, making them one of the teams with the best shot at signing Steven Stamkos, the biggest free agent to hit the market in more than a decade.

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Phelps: 'I didn't feel good the whole race' (2:12)
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When Jay Leno's joyride goes wrong (1:02)
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Urías rompe marca al 'Toro' y le iguala otra hazaña

Urías consigue su primer triunfo en Grandes Ligas, lo hace como el mexicano más joven rompiendo marca de Valenzuela, quien al igual que Julio también ganó primer juego en su séptimo partido.

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Tim Duncan's cap number next season will be $6.4 million (up from $5.6 million) thanks to a $750,000 bonus from San Antonio scoring 62+ wins

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Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts announce that QB Andrew Luck's contract is for six years and begins with the 2016 season

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Willis' Wimbledon winner
Tennis 

Roger Federer may have won the war, but Marcus Willis was grateful for winning a battle. Willis' reaction to winning his first game in the match says it all.

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Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer 

Alex Rodriguez is back in the Yankees lineup against a right-handed, at least temporarily, as Carlos Beltran sits out with a hamstring injury suffered Monday night. Here's the lineup: Ellsbury cf, Gardner lf, Rodriguez DH, McCann c, Castro 2b, Gregorius ss, Headley 3b, Hicks rf, Refsnyder 1b. Tanaka pitching. Teixeira not in the lineup; we'll find out why from Joe Girardi in a few.

Seahawks Need Backup
NFL 

Phil Savage says Michael Vick will be the perfect backup quarterback for Seattle: "[He's a] veteran presence behind Russell Wilson."

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Kobe serves as legendary inspiration
MLB 

Angels slugger Albert Pujols shares why he is inspired by the recently retired Kobe Bryant: "[He] inspired me to hopefully win as many championship rings as he did."

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Katie Strang ESPN.com 

Also a neat stat regarding Tigers' Miguel Cabrera's fourth-inning home run, which was calculated at 451 feet. That's his fourth homer of 450 feet or more. According to ESPN Stats and Info, no other player in the majors has more than two homers of more than 450 feet.

Kevin Durant's dilemma
NBA 

Amin Elhassan and Stephen Jackson say KD should stay with the Thunder if he wants to build a legacy -- but leave if he wants immediate championship rings.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The Yankees are currently 9 games out of first place in the AL East, their largest deficit of the season; have not been closer than 5.5G out since they were 4.5G back on 4/28. Going into their third game of the series against the Rangers tonight, the Yankees have lost 5 consecutive games to Texas at Yankee Stadium dating back to 2015 (0-3 last season).

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

The final count after three extended rain delays Wednesday at Wednesday: 62 matches were scheduled but only 16 completed. Twenty-six matches never began.

Tennis 

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

It's official. No more play on the outer courts today at Wimbledon. The only remaining match is the Belinda Bencic- Tsvetana Pironkova tilt under the roof on center court.

Tennis 

Whiteside's new digs
NBA 

Chris Broussard and Amin Elhassan examine which team may be the new home for Hassan Whiteside as he seeks the perfect contract.

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Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Roger Federer, a straight-sets winner, on opponent Marcus Willis: "I said a few days ago, this story is gold. I just hope the press respects his situation. It's easy now to just use it, chew it up and then throw it all away. He's got a life after this. He's got a career after this. He definitely made the most of it. He enjoyed it."

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Pat Summitt's Legacy

Prominent sports figures reflect on the legendary coach, and how her grit and determination revolutionized the game of women's basketball.

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Questions over Kershaw
MLB 

Jayson Stark analyzes the severity of Clayton Kershaw's back injury and talks about the impact it has on the Dodgers team.

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Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Is the rain creating an unfair draw? Consider this? Novak Djokovic, who played his first two matches on Centre Court, which has the protection of a roof, made his way into the third round before John Isner had played his first three games of the tournament. #Wimbledon

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Djokovic separates from Federer, Nadal
Tennis 

Novak Djokovic won his 30th straight Grand Slam match Wednesday, the third-best run ever. Passing the legends

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Tennis 

Euro 2016: Top Highlights
Soccer 

A roundup of the epic heartache, late victories, and historic upsets that led up the Euro 2016 quarterfinals.

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Buster Olney: Another setback for ROyals
MLB 

Yes, another costly injury has occurred for Kansas City. What next? (Insider)

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Marcus Willis will make $63,323 for his Wimbledon run. His career earnings over more than 8 years was $95,129.

Tennis 

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Why we love sports: Marcus Willis, playing Federer at Wimbledon today, has a day job of coaching tennis at a boat club for $40 an hour

Tennis 

Camping with Kristaps
NBA 

After taking the NBA by storm as a rookie, Kristaps Porzingis is home in Latvia, giving back to the community. From hoops to international relations

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NBA 

How Aly Raisman handles pressure
Gymnastics 

At next week's Olympic trials, 15 gymnasts will compete for five spots on the team to Rio. The 2012 team captain draws on her experience to deal with the pressure. It's worth it

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Gymnastics 

Melissa Isaacson @mkisaacson

Brits' excitement over their guy Willis playing Federer on Centre Court on damp Wed. at Wimbledon has quickly gone thud at 6-0, 6-3 Fed.

Should the Knicks make a play for Cousins?
NBA 

Ryen Russillo says DeMarcus Cousins' lazy performances shouldn't get teams eager to grab him.

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