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Belgium secures lead in the 78th minute (0:55)
Germany eases into the quarterfinals with win (2:00)
Will a team be willing to pay Howard max money? (0:53)
This is what happens when you run on Bryce Harper (0:35)
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Dodgers' one-man show: Kershaw's best season yet

Not only has Clayton Kershaw continued his high strikeout rate, but the Los Angeles Dodgers ace also has found a way to cut down on his walks. Tune in to watch Dodgers-Pirates at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and WatchESPN.

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How to fix the Pittsburgh Pirates?

Jim Bowden says it's not time for the Pirates to panic, because he knows what changes are necessary to make this team a real contender.

Is a fourth place finish good enough for USA in Copa America? (2:04)
SC Featured: The puzzlemaster and the prodigy (6:47)
Els' shot from nearly 160 yards out lands directly in hole (0:57)
Ultimate Highlight: Late drama defines the day (1:41)
Hockey fight breaks out in NASCAR trucks race (1:02)
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An early list of potential All-Star snubs

Picking the All-Star teams is always hard. Here's a list of players who should be considered but may be left behind because of a ballot crunch.

Kid works the camera during TCU-CC game (0:44)
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MLB Vegas Experts

How to bet Sunday's Dodgers-Pirates game

ESPN Chalk's Vegas experts give their best bets for the Sunday Night Baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates.

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5-on-5: Ranking top NBA free agents and fits

NBA free agency is almost here. With a huge salary-cap jump expected, who are the top available players this year? Can the Cavs add a piece for a second title run? Our NBA experts go 5-on-5.


Colts owner Irsay pays $137K for Prince guitar

Colts owner Jim Irsay paid $137,500 on Saturday for the "Yellow Cloud" electric guitar that Prince used in numerous concerts from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s.

Hurd tops Molina by TKO (0:43)


Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

No news here, but if you've missed the saga surrounding Tiger Woods' return, the Quicken Loans National host just summarized it nicely while in the CBS broadcast booth: "I want to play [this year]. I don't know if I will, but I want to."


Michael Wallace ESPN Staff Writer 

Pending free agent Hassan Whiteside explains what factors will go into his big decision, with a max contract looming.


Jacob Wolf ESPN Senior Writer 

The Mortal Kombat XL grand finals at Community Effort Orlando 2016 has begun, as Brad "Scar" Vaughn faces off with Dominique "SonicFox" McLean. Winner takes home first place, prize money, and a WWE-style belt.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

For the first time in two months, the Orioles played an entire series with Manny Machado and J.J. Hardy both on the field. In related news, Baltimore swept its four-game set with division rival Tampa Bay, winning the finale 12-5. The O's, who outscored the Rays 31-14 in the series, are now a season-high 15 games over .500 and lead the AL East by 3.5 games over Boston.

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Carl Edwards has a 1.7-second lead after 40 laps Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. "Sunday cruise. Take it easy," he was told by his team over the radio. 70 laps remain.

Reds honor Rose by retiring his No. 14

The Reds officially retired No. 14, the uniform number worn by Pete Rose, in a pregame ceremony on Sunday.


Argentina will be too much for Chile

Both stats and the eye test show that Argentina is markedly better now than they were during last year's edition of Copa America, where they lost to Chile in the final. Count on different outcome (Insider)

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Experts' picks: Wimbledon 2016

Will Novak Djokovic repeat as Wimbledon champion? Our experts chime in with their picks for this year's event at the All England Club, which begins on Monday. Check it out

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Ty Corbin going to Phoenix has made Mike Brown a strong contender to land on Steve Kerr's Warriors bench next season, coaching sources say.


Belgium's Alderweireld heads in free kick

Toby Alderweireld heads in Kevin De Bruyne's free kick to give Belgium a 1-0 lead over Hungary in the knockout round.


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Brooklyn Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa talks to José Reyes ahead of his game this afternoon with the Mets' New York-Penn League Class A affiliate. Reyes will lead-off and play third base in his minor league debut back with the Mets organization. (Picture: Brooklyn Cyclones)

How to fix the Pittsburgh Pirates?

It's not time for the underachieving Pirates to panic and become a seller. Rather, they should show patience and revisit the topic again at the trade deadline. Take a deep breath (Insider)

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ESPN Staff Now 

Fans in Omaha expect Katie Ledecky to be big this week at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials. Yes, this big.

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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Good decision by Mike Matheny to finally remove Trevor Rosenthal from the closer's role, although Cards fans will say it's a week too late. He has just three blown saves, but with 28 hits and 21 walks in 24 innings, he's been one of the worst relievers in baseball, not just one of the worst closers. Matheny says he'll go closer by committee, but look for Seung Hwan Oh to eventually take over.

Kershaw having his best season yet

While Clayton Kershaw has continued his high strikeout rate, he's also cut down on his walks. The combination has made him nearly unbeatable. Watch Dodgers-Pirates at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and WatchESPN. A one-man show

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Pirates ready for what Kershaw brings

Despite leading the majors with a 1.57 ERA, Clayton Kershaw hasn't had great career success against several Pirates hitters. Watch tonight's Dodgers-Pirates game at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and WatchESPN. A good history

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