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Trout propels Angels past Sabathia, Yanks

Mike Trout hit a home run and made several strong plays in center field as the Angels dropped Yankees starter CC Sabathia to 3-8 on the season.

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Sources: Aldridge to visit Lakers, Rockets first

The Lakers and Rockets will get the first opportunities to meet with LaMarcus Aldridge shortly after the free-agency period officially begins at 9:01 p.m. PT Tuesday in Los Angeles.

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Porzingis' brother: Melo reached out to draftee

Carmelo Anthony reached out to Kristaps Porzingis, the Knicks' first-round draft pick, on Saturday after reports of Melo's frustration surfaced, according to Porzingis' older brother, Janis.

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Nance was 'terrified' of Kobe's reaction to tweet

Lakers draft pick Larry Nance Jr. said he was "terrified" of his new teammate Kobe Bryant's reaction to a tweet Nance sent in 2012 that referenced a 2012 sexual assault case involving Bryant.


Indians' Anderson takes perfect game into 7th

Rookie Cody Anderson took a bid for a perfect game into the seventh inning in his second major league start, and the struggling Cleveland Indians snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-1 vic

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Wade forgoes option with Heat, will be free agent

Dwyane Wade, a perennial All-Star and three-time NBA champion, has decided to not pick up his option with the Miami Heat for next year, announcing his decision through a representative.

Russell Wilson: 'Let my play speak for itself' (2:49)
Anderson takes perfect game into seventh (0:46)

Brief history of strange kicker/punter moments

Steve Weatherford isn't the first punter or kicker to draw attention for something besides booting footballs. We revisit the "idiot kicker," the ax mishap and other kicking fraternity weirdness.

Olbermann: Video replay is killing baseball (6:05)
Diving Frisbee catch coming in hot! (0:31)
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Which athletic achievements deserve an ESPY?

Your vote decides who will take home the ESPY for Best Male and Female Athlete, Best Play and so much more. The results will air on the 2015 ESPYS on July 15 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Odell Beckham also throws heat on the mound (0:28)


Trout, Halos quiet Yankees in opener

The Angels tagged CC Sabathia for four runs on six hits and starter C.J. Wilson limited the Yanks to just one run to take the series opener with a fourth straight win in Anaheim. Mike Trout hit his 20th homer this season.


Long ball carries A's past Rockies

Josh Reddick and Ike Davis hit 2-run HRs in the 1st, and Billy Butler added a solo blast in the 4th as the A's beat the visiting Rockies 7-1.


Brian Urlacher's fishing adventures

Brian Urlacher might not be a Pro Bowl Bears linebacker anymore. But he still goes hard -- at fishing. Urlacher reels big fish


Sandoval swings at the high heat

Pablo Sandoval grounded out on a pitch that was 5.1 feet above the ground -- the highest pitch put in play by any player in last five years.


A's snap skid, rout Rockies in Oakland

Billy Butler finished a triple shy of the cycle, Ike Davis homered in a 4-run 1st inning and Oakland defeated Colorado 7-1 to end its 3-game losing streak. Box score


Astros dominate Royals in Houston

George Springer robbed a hit with a diving catch, Jose Altuve and Chris Carter both launched HRs and Houston beat AL-leading Kansas City 6-1. "I'm buying the Houston Astros, I think they're for real, " said Baseball Tonight's Jim Bowden.


Trout stats a mouthful

Mike Trout hit his 20th home run to give the Angels a 2-1 lead over the Yankees.

  • Only player with multiple HRs off CC Sabathia this year.
  • Earliest in season he's reached 20 HRs (previous best July 4, 2014).
  • Fewest games taken to get to 20 HRs (via Jason McCallum).


Blackmon's HR gets Rockies on board

After Kendall Graveman shut them down for 7 innings, the Rockies needed just 4 pitches to score off reliever Evan Scribner. Charlie Blackmon drove a 2-1 pitch to right for a solo shot, but the A's still lead 5-1. Follow live

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Trevor Gott navigates out of the jam to keep the Halos' 2-run lead intact. At the stretch, it's 3-1 #Angels.

Russell Wilson: 'I love Seattle'

The Seahawks QB on his contract negotiations: "I just let my play speak for itself and let the rest take care of itself. Continue to love the game for what it is and continue to fight, continue to play no matter how much I'm getting paid, no matter if it's $25M or if it's $1.5M. I'll be ready to go."


Diamondbacks draw even with Dodgers

Yasmany Tomas' first Chase Field HR was a 2-run shot in the 6th that tied the score at 4-4. The homer had to be confirmed via replay as the ball hit a fan's arm just on top of the left field wall. Follow live

L.A.'s Aldridge's meeting grounds

The Lakers and Rockets will get first shot at LaMarcus Aldridge, with meetings in Los Angeles as free agency begins Tuesday night. Aldridge will also meet with the Spurs, Mavs, Suns, Raptors and Knicks later in the week, sources tell ESPN. Blazers' return 'very unlikely'

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