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Sources: LeBron talks quiet as Cavs work deals

The Cleveland Cavaliers are busy on several fronts as they attempt to solidify their roster. But for the moment that does not include talks with free agent LeBron James, sources told ESPN.com.


Hot dog! Stonie eats 62 to dethrone Chestnut

Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island.

Bryant's six-RBI night fuels Cubs (2:09)
#ICYMI: Wimbledon Week 1 (1:57)
Pham, Cardinals edge Padres (0:45)
Stonie dethrones Chestnut as hot dog eating champ (0:29)
A patriotic tribute to the best dunks (2:03)
Team USA's World Cup journey (5:22)
Kaminsky posts double-double (0:32)
Cabrera placed on DL for first time in career (2:53)
Doc Jacobs overcoming all odds (3:48)


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ESPN sources say Aldridge arrival in San Antonio will lead Spurs to lobby Ginobili even harder to play one more year. NEED him for depth now

Kings land Griz big man in free agency

Sources told ESPN.com that Kosta Koufos and the Kings have agreed to terms on a four-year deal worth a fully guaranteed $33 million, with an option for Koufos to return to free agency after Year 3 in the summer of 2018. Story

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Independence Day Web Gems

Does Avisail Garcia's game-saving catch at the wall top Kevin Kiermaier's leaping over-the-head catch in center?


Julie Foudy on Team USA's mentality

"They know they've got one more game, because of four years ago. That's the beauty -- if you can call it that -- of that pain of losing the way they did. You never want to feel that again."


Rangers spectators to Angels' fireworks

C.J. Cron corralled a 6-RBI night (a triple shy of the cycle) and Erick Aybar collected his 8th hit in two games as the Angels picked up a season-high 17 hits on the night and rocked the Rangers to the tune of 13-0


Bryant's 6-RBI night fuels Cubs

Kris Bryant connected on a grand slam and a 2-run homer in the Cubs' 7-2 win over the Marlins.


Kris Bryant's 4th of July fireworks

The Cubs' 3B is the first NL player with 2 HRs and 6 RBIs on the 4th of July since Willie McCovey in 1962 (via Elias).


Angels @Angels

The 17 hits tonight represent a season-high. Have also totaled 15 four times previously in '15, two of those vs. Rangers. #Angels

Abby Wambach is ready and willing
Women's World Cup 

However big or small Wambach's role may be in Sunday's final against Japan, the U.S. team's most prolific scorer simply wants to hoist the trophy after her last Women's World Cup. Whatever it takes

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Women's World Cup 

Angels @Angels

Cesar Ramos keeps shutout intact in relief of Hector Santiago. Heading to the 9th with Joyce, Navarro & Featherston due up for #Angels

Nicol: Another could-have-been for Messi

The ESPN FC experts give their insight on Lionel Messi's performance against Chile in the Copa America final.


Aldridge agrees to join Spurs

Brian Windhorst says of San Antonio's deal with LaMarcus Aldridge: "This is a big moment for the Spurs because they've never built through free agency before."


What's going on with San Francisco?

The Baseball Tonight crew break down the Giants’ struggles, losers of five straight games.


Angels @Angels

C.J. Cron's six-RBI tonight marks 47th time in club history that has been accomplished.

Baseball Minute: Next Tiger up?

Baseball Tonight goes over the players that need to step up for the Tigers while Miguel Cabrera is absent from the lineup.


Tatum's posterizing dunk

Team USA U19 forward Jayson Tatum is the No. 2 recruit in the ESPN 100 Class of 2016 and is considering Duke, Kentucky and UNC. He showed why those schools want him on this must-see throwdown in the semifinals today against Greece.


Argentina taste familiar defeat in Copa
Copa America 

"For Argentina, this must have felt like a cruel re-run of last year's World Cup. The stand-out feature of the team is its individual fire power. But just as in Brazil 2014, the big name stars looked short on gas when it really mattered," Tim Vickery writes. Argentina's heartbreak

Copa America 

Lakers learn valuable lesson

J.A. Adande writes of the Lakers big swings and misses in free agency: "They couldn't change the basic facts that they can only sell the glorious past and the possibilities of the future. They can't sell the present." What's the next step?

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Angel putting on hit parade in Texas

Erick Aybar is the first Angel with 8 hits in 2 games since Garret Anderson in 2008 (via ESPN Stats & Info). The Angels are cruising 11-0 over the Rangers in the 7th. Follow live

Greinke tosses 7 scoreless innings in win

The Dodgers earned a 4-3 victory over the Mets as Zack Greinke became the 4th pitcher since 1914 to pitch 6 innings with no runs and 4 or less hits allowed in 4 straight games (via Baseball-Reference).