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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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Colts lock up Luck with massive long-term deal

Andrew Luck will earn $140 million over six years in his newly signed extension, Colts owner Jim Irsay said. The franchise quarterback also will take home an NFL-high $87 million in guarantees.

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270-pound Penn State football player the next 'Jumpman?' (3:03)
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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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16hRubén Castro, ESPN Digital

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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Butler on Rose trade: 'Had to be one of us'
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Jimmy Butler says he was notified before the Derrick Rose trade and that they had a good relationship despite Butler being pointed at as the reason for the trade.

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Andrew Luck's 6-year deal is big time
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ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the deal is worth $87M in guaranteed money, which is $22M more guaranteed than any other player (Eli Manning and Philip Rivers each have $65M guaranteed in their current contracts).

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Wayne Drehs ESPN Senior Writer 

Have spent the week sharing the #SwimTrials16 media hotel with the Chanticleers, who will go for the NCAA baseball championship tonight in Omaha. Very curious what the hotel might look like later tonight should Cinderella's slipper fit one more time.

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik is all about marketing his team. Without Steven Stamkos, who is the face of the franchise, it would have been difficult to do that, but now that the captain is staying, Vinik has no worries.

Orioles continue scorching month
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Mark Trumbo's home run in the fourth inning was the 55th by the Orioles this month. That ties the 1996 Athletics for the most homers ever in a June. The most homers in any month is 58 by the 1987 Orioles and the 1999 Mariners. Follow live

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Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Irsay said there was no doubt Luck would be highest paid player despite his disappointing 2015 season: "You look at the total body of work." Luck led Colts to the playoffs in his first three seasons

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Irsay said this is a deal (6 years, $140 million) that Andrew Luck deserved

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

After missing the final month of the regular season, along with every game but one during the postseason due to a blood clot near his collarbone, once Steven Stamkos played Game 7 of the conference finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins, that was a true indication he wanted to stay in Tampa.

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Billy Hamilton injury allows inside-the-parker
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Anthony Rizzo's fly ball started a nightmare series of events for the Reds.

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Stamkos staying in Tampa Bay
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Steven Stamkos agreed to terms on an eight-year contract worth $8.5 million per season. TSN first reported the story and it was confirmed by ESPN.

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Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

Imagine if Colts were negotiating after Andrew Luck had a more typical season. A generational QB and now paid as the best

Next step for Luck is Super Bowl
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Jeff Saturday says Andrew Luck's new contract puts some extra pressure on him to succeed.

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Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Before today, richest guarantees were $65 million given to Eli Manning and Philip Rivers. Colts gave Andrew Luck $87 million in guarantees.

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Details on Andrew Luck deal: 5-year extension (6-year deal). Just north of $139 million (a record). $87 million in guarantees (a record).

Jim Irsay @JimIrsay

$140 Million over 6 Years... Biggest Contract in NFL History... Congrats to #12!!!

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

Monster trade in the NHL. Montreal sends PK Subban to Nashville Shea Weber. Two franchise defensemen changing cities. First thoughts from NHL scout: "That's a great trade for Montreal."

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Wow, what a day in the NHL. First, the Edmonton Oilers trade forward Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Adam Larsson. Now, ESPN's Pierre LeBrun reports the Montreal Canadiens traded P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators in exchange for Shea Weber. Maybe we'll get Stamkos news soon.

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Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer 

What a month for Arizona 3B Jake Lamb. Just hit one over CF fence. Nine homers in June, looks like 30-100 guy.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins acknowledged the Mets need to win on Wednesday night and avoid a sweep in D.C. He noted it would put a better taste in the team's mouth after a subpar road trip. It would mean trailing by four games instead of six games. And, Collins noted, the Mets will return home to face the Cubs for four games. And that will be no picnic.

Andrew Luck's record-breaking deal
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Adam Schefter reacts to Luck's contract extension through 2021 with the Colts: "I think it will be... the most guaranteed money that we've ever seen given to quarterbacks before."

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