Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Love, Cavs look to finish what they started

Kevin Love could have bolted for many reasons, but he saw in the postseason what he and the Cavaliers can accomplish.

7hDarren Rovell and Dan Rafael

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).

Carrasco falls one out shy of no-hitter (2:24)
Will U.S. get redemption? (2:07)
Aldridge not impressed with Lakers (2:52)
Shaq's golf swing worse than Barkley's? (0:33)
8hAdam Rubin

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.

Steelers enter bid to host 2023 Super Bowl (1:50)
Young Panthers fan to coach at fan fest (2:24)
MMA Live Extra: 2015's top KO (2:18)
Getty Images, ESPN

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).


L.A. on verge of series victory

The Dodgers lead the Diamondbacks 4-1 after 8. A series win awaits if they can just lock up the final three outs in Arizona. Follow live


Kyle Lohse with the takedown!

The Brewers pitcher had a great day at the plate Wednesday, but it almost came at a cost when he ran into the sizable Ryan Howard. Watch


Braves power past Nationals in Atlanta

The Braves figured out Doug Fister in the fourth inning, putting up a four-spot behind back-to-back HRs from A.J. Pierzynski and Juan Uribe to split the series against Washington. Box score


Caps sign ex-Conn Smythe winner Williams

Justin Williams, who won 3 Stanley Cups with the Kings and was playoff MVP in 2014, got a 2-year, $6.5M contract. Williams had 18 goals and 23 assists in 81 games last season.

Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

I'm also told that the Kings have secured a visit this week with Wes Matthews, putting Sacramento in the running with Dallas and Toronto

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

The Kings, after completing this trade, will have the salary-cap space to outbid Indiana for a free agent they've long coveted: Monta Ellis

Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA

Sixers will receive a protected 1st-round pick from the Kings, and swap rights w/ Sacto in the 1st round of two other drafts, sources say.

Kings ship 3 to Sixers to clear cap space

The Sixers will absorb the contracts of Carl Landry and Jason Thompson -- along with Sacramento's 2014 first-round pick Nik Stauskas, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The deal was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. Sacramento has entered the race for the Blazers free agent swingman Wesley Matthews, according to league sources.

Warriors re-sign Green to 5 years, $85M

The Warriors have agreed to terms on a five-year, $85 million deal with free agent forward Draymond Green, according to Bleacher Report. Green told the website: "It's been a long journey to get to this point, whether it's always trying to overcome the odds, overcome doubters, but to be in this position, signing back with the Warriors is amazing."

Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Doubt Draymond Green would re-sign?

ESPN senior writer Ramona Shelburne: "There wasn't really a doubt. There was more like a pause. ... The first conversation, there was a gap in what he wanted versus what they were offering. But essentially he was just watching everyone else get obscene amounts of money."


Previewing U.S.A.-Japan WWC final

Julie Foudy succinctly summarizes the American's mindset: "This is the match they want."


Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Twenty-five minutes left in the wildest July 1 we've ever seen on Planet Roundball. C'mon, NBA. Don't be wasteful

Astros reign in battle of AL leaders

Jose Altuve (3-for-4, 2 runs) starred for Houston, who swept the Royals with a 6-5 win tonight. Both teams remain atop their respective divisions. Box score


Chicharito's injury

Mexico star Javier Chicharito Hernandez took a hard fall in tonight's warm-up match vs. Honduras and fractured his collarbone, according to ESPN's John Sutcliffe.


Kings of the AL in tight battle

The Astros and Royals -- the AL's best teams record-wise -- are heading to the 9th with Houston leading 6-5 and Kansas City coming up to bat. Follow live

Yankees end slump vs. Angels

The Yankees scored three runs, matching their combined total over the previous three games, to back a solid effort from Nathan Eovaldi & Co. and avoid a sweep in Anaheim. Box score


Jose Fernandez is back ... but beware

The 2013 NL Rookie of the Year makes his return from Tommy John surgery Thursday. Exciting news? Most definitely. However, Stephania Bell tempers the excitement. Velocity's good, but concerning

Marc Serota/Getty Images

Source: Asik returning to Pelicans

Omer Asik and the Pelicans are finalizing terms to keep the big man on New Orleans' front line alongside Anthony Davis, according to Marc Stein. Davis was signed to a five-year, $145 million extension with the Pelicans in the opening minutes of free agency.

Bill Baptist/NBAE/Getty Images

Report: Chicharito fractures collarbone

Mexico has suffered a major loss in advance of the upcoming Gold Cup as star Javier Hernandez injured his shoulder in tonight's friendly against Honduras. ESPN's John Sutcliffe reports that the injury is a fractured collarbone. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN