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Where should Kevin Durant go to win a title?

At least six teams will try to get Kevin Durant to join their title chase. Which teams can make the best case? Kevin Pelton has the answers.

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Would Warriors go 82-0 with Durant? (1:28)
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The NBA's best 3-and-D free agents (1:25)
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Cam Newton more important than Tom Brady? (1:59)
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Summitt's stare (1:09)
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Auriemma: Summitt defined women's basketball (3:25)
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Bryce Harper's historic season (0:44)
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Irving anticipates throwing jabs at Warriors Olympic teammates (1:17)
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Icelandic commentator can't contain excitement in final seconds (1:03)
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GameDay 100: Georgia bulldog tries to bite Auburn player (0:15)
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Serena has some fun taking over Wimbledon Snapchat (0:57)

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Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Danny Amendola, who is visiting ESPN on Tuesday and was a guest on NFL Insiders, provided an update on his health status in an interview with Wendi Nix. "I feel really good. I had a couple minor procedures done after the season. Everybody knows how long the season can be. I wanted to go into next season feeling as fresh and ready as I can."

Offseason rules brutal for developing QBs
NFL 

Because of limited time on the field seeing what they'll see on Sundays, rookie QBs are hurt the most as they transition to the NFL from predominantly spread college offenses. Steep learning curve

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NFL 

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cardinals have activated Brayan Pena and designated Eric Fryer for assignment. They are hopeful the move will get Yadier Molina more rest. Pena was signed to a two-year, $5 million contract to be Molina's backup, but has been out all season after left knee surgery.

Emotional Holdsclaw recounts Summitt's impact
Women's College Basketball 

Former Tennessee forward Chamique Holdsclaw describes how the late Pat Summitt helped her while she battled depression.

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Women's College Basketball 

Franklin feeling pressure at Olympic trials?

Missy Franklin will swim a double Tuesday night at the U.S. Olympic trials -- a semifinal in the 200 freestyle and the finals of the 100 backstroke. The top two finishers make the team.

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Serena, totally filtered
Tennis 

Serena Williams ... with rabbit ears?

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Tennis 

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Play has been suspended for the rest of the day at on the outer courts at Wimbledon. American Coco Vandeweghe will play Kateryna Bondarenko under the roof on center court as the last match of the day.

Tennis 

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Will Marcus Smart join Isaiah Thomas in Kevin Durant recruitment? Smart jokes: "If I get his number."

Summitt among top title winners
Women's College Basketball 

Only UConn's Geno Auriemma and UCLA's John Wooden have more Division I titles than Pat Summitt's eight, won during her time as a head coach at Tennessee.

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Women's College Basketball 

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Couldn't even type "Jason Day is the latest golfer to pull out of the Olympics" before Shane Lowry became the latest golfer to pull out of the Olympics.

Golf 

Buddy Ryan's letter to 1985 Bears
NFL 

In ESPN's 30 for 30 on the '85 Bears, members of Ryan's famed 46 defense read a letter from their former defensive coordinator, often fighting back tears. Transcript

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NFL 

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics guard Marcus Smart talks about the Celtics getting to meet with Kevin Durant.

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Newton more important than Brady?
NFL 

Has Cam Newton, third on USA Today's ranking of the top 100 people in the NFL, eclipsed Tom Brady (10th) in terms of influence?

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

On the Zika Virus, a USA basketball spokesperson says: "Our men's and women's national team programs have had ongoing meetings with players and their agents that address education and prevention. We are working closely with the CDC and the USOC to provide our team members, their families and agents with the most up to date information, facts and preventative measures available."

NBA 

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

NASCAR announced that if a non-charter team makes the Chase, it will get a guaranteed starting spot for the entire 10-race Chase. Only the 36 charter teams are guaranteed spots in the 40-car field during the regular season. NASCAR also announced that if qualifying is rained out, owners points -- and not practice speeds -- would determine which non-charter teams make the race.

The NBA's best 3-and-D free agents
NBA 

Kevin Arnovitz identifies four NBA free agents who are effective 3-point shooters as well as lockdown defenders.

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Six teams for Durant to consider
NBA 

Who will give Kevin Durant the best chance to win a title? What about multiple titles? Kevin Pelton breaks it down. Insider

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NBA 

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

After her opening-round win today, a very candid Serena Williams speaking to the press on the mental toll of falling short in key moments, along with how chasing Steffi Graf's record of 22 majors has affected her. "I think more or less about winning Australia, I think about winning the French Open. Didn't happen. I think about winning Wimbledon. I don't necessarily think about winning 22. "Mentally I've been further down than anyone can be. Well, maybe not anyone, but I've been pretty low. There's nothing that's not mentally too hard for me."

Tennis 

Top 10 rookies of MLB season
MLB 

Corey Seager and Nomar Mazara have been two of baseball's most impressive rookies. Where do they rank halfway through the 2016 season? Rookie report (Insider)

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MLB 

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Still trying to digest this amazing fact: No player had ever had 3 HR & 2 doubles in one game before Kris Bryant did it last night!

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly: "When you played a Buddy Ryan defense, you knew you were in for a battle."

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Auriemma: Summitt defined women's hoops
Women's College Basketball 

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma describes Pat Summitt's impact on women's basketball.

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Summitt was the definition of a winner
Women's College Basketball 

No other coach in Division I college basketball history has more wins than Pat Summitt's 1,098 as coach of the Lady Volunteers.

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Women's College Basketball 

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Peyton Manning spoke of Pat Summitt on The Wake Up Zone in Nashville this morning. He sought her advice when he was deciding whether to stay at Tennessee for his senior season. "I was honored to call her a friend, I enjoyed my time with Pat," he said. "...Even though I never played for her, I always kind of felt like she was one of my coaches. And I always said that I wished I would have played for her. I think Pat Summitt could have coached men's basketball, men's football, she could have coached anything she wanted. She was that good of a coach."