Novak Djokovic has taken a commanding 2-sets-to-love lead against Bernard Tomic in the third round of Wimbledon (live on ESPN & WatchESPN).
Coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge had a second, 90-minute meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers in which the team focused strictly on basketball after a less-than-impressive first meeting.
Trail Blazers free-agent swingman Wesley Matthews has committed to sign with the Mavericks later this month, according to league sources.
The Washington Wizards are pushing hard to sign free agent David West, according to league sources, with the Spurs also high on West's wish list.
Dwyane Wade informed the Heat on Thursday that he will accept their one-year offer to re-sign for $20 million for next season, ending a weeks-long saga between Miami and its franchise player.
Chelsea have announced the signing of Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco.
The Los Angeles district attorney's office declined to file felony charges against Sean "Diddy" Combs for a June 22 altercation on campus at UCLA, where Combs' son plays on the football team.
The Wizards will likely use the versatile Jared Dudley with Otto Porter Jr. in the kinds of small units that were so effective for coach Randy Wittman in the playoffs, Kevin Pelton writes.
D-Wade and the Heat compromised, the Bucks upgraded with Greg Monroe and the Mavs took a risk with Wesley Matthews. Kevin Pelton sorts through the second day of free agency.
No. 3 Lionel Messi faces off against No. 6 Ronda Rousey in the ESPYS bracket for Best Play. Vote now.
Coming off a yearlong suspension, Alex Rodriguez leads designated hitters in home runs, RBIs and walks.
As the anniversary of what could be one of the great trades in Cubs history nears, Theo Epstein explains the process leading up to the July 4, 2014 deal that brought Addison Russell to Chicago.
Morgan Brian's head-on-head collision Tuesday is a reminder there needs to be a line to separate the desire to compete and the player's overall well-being for the short- and long-term future.
With the 2015 college football season nearly here, Mel Kiper turns his attention to the 2016 draft, ranking the top 10 prospects at each position.
Jeanie Buss reiterated that a three-year rebuilding timeline is still in place and that if the Lakers don't reach their goals by then, her brother Jim will step down from his post.
Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel offered to help quarterback Russell Wilson negotiate a new contract with the Seattle Seahawks.
In his return from Tommy John surgery, Jose Fernandez gave the Marlins plenty of things to be excited about.
Japan claimed the Women's World Cup title over the U.S. four years ago on penalty kicks. On Sunday, they meet once again with the title on the line. Jeff Carlisle identifies six factors that could decide the 2015 winner.
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper spoke with reporter Stacey Pressman about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and how he prepared for this season.
Grand Slam and Triple Crown chases are a big deal, as Serena Williams and Jordan Spieth are learning, but the hype is one reason such feats are so rare in any sport, Johnette Howard writes.
With a billionaire owner willing to spend to keep him in Seattle, imagine what kind of contract Russell Wilson would command if there were no salary cap in the NFL.
They may not be the best-known players, but Keith Law makes a case for five unheralded players being All-Star Game-worthy and five notable names who aren't.
Can defensive-minded San Diego State also find some offense in 2015-16?
Maria Sharapova cruises to 4th round
The 4-seed beat 29-seed Irina-Camelia Begu in straight sets to advance to Wimbledon's fourth round, where she'll face the winner of Zarina Diyas-Andrea Petkovic. Day 5 on ESPN, WatchESPN
OTD: Cloninger hits two grand slams
On this date 49 years ago, pitcher Tony Cloninger of the Atlanta Braves hit two grand slams in a win against the Giants. He is the only pitcher to accomplish the feat.
The kids are all right
Baseball is going through one of its biggest youth movements ever. Plus, FiveThirthyEight found that players aged 33 and up have produced only 24 Wins Above Replacement so far this year, on pace for the second-lowest total of the past quarter century. Future is now
Why Knicks struggle to recruit players
Between the unappetizing prospect of rebuilding and the fact players can get money and stardom elsewhere, Bruce Bowen and Tom Haberstroh aren't surprised with the weakening of New York's allure.
Kyrgios gets fancy at Wimbledon
He didn't win the actual point, but Nick Kyrgios won some style points -- and eventually the match -- with this leaping, between-the-legs shot.
2015 ESPYs Salute: Bobby Freedman
Bobby Freedman, a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur, has supported The V Foundation and the ESPYs for more than a decade, contributing charitable donations and fund-raising efforts around auctions in the fight against cancer. 2015 ESPYs: Vote
Watch: Maria Sharapova in action
Sharapova -- who owns a 1-0 career record vs. Irina-Camelia Begu -- is close to winning her third-round match vs. the 29-seed in straight sets. Live on WatchESPN
USA hoops in a close game vs. Italy
USA is playing in the quarterfinals of the Under-19 World Championship. Harry Giles, the No. 1 recruit in the Class of 2016 considering Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, Syracuse and Wake Forest is in action. Live on ESPNU & WatchESPN
Dodgers pick up pitching help
The Dodgers have signed Trevor Cahill to a minor league contract, according to MLB's website. He had a 7.52 ERA in 15 appearances for the Braves this season.
Reports: Wizards want David West
According to league sources, the Wizards are pushing to sign David West, who passed up a $12.2M player option with the Pacers next season to become a free agent. Sources told ESPN's Marc Stein that the Wizards or Spurs are the two teams at the top of West's list.
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Sobel: No wrong time for Bubba's decision
Bubba Watson painted over the Confederate flag on the original General Lee car he owns from the "Dukes of Hazard" TV show, and ESPN's Jason Sobel sees nothing wrong with that.
How the Cubs landed Addison Russell
This weekend last year, the Cubs got the prospect from the A's. Said Theo Epstein: "[Billy] Beane and I re-connected sometime in mid-June and he said he wouldn't do Russell for just [Jeff] Samardzija. He asked if there was a way to get Samardzija without Russell? We said no." Then what?
Watch: Novak Djokovic's third round
The 1-seed still hasn't dropped a set this Wimbledon as he leads his third-round match vs. 27-seed Bernard Tomic by two sets. The Serb has a 3-0 career record vs. Tomic. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN
Broussard: Aldridge on info overload
Free agent LaMarcus Aldridge had a second meeting with the Lakers, but Chris Broussard tells SportsCenter that doesn't matter: "I don't think they can sway him to go to L.A." San Antonio -- and Phoenix -- are still out in front.
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Welcome to Los Angeles, @StevenGerrard! #GR8NESS
Mets' season is crumbling
Buster Olney is astounded that "the Mets' decision-makers are idly standing by, like firemen watching a burning building with the hoses and axes stowed away on the truck" as its pitching staff continues to get no support. Help needed (Insider)
Plays resumes at Greenbrier Classic
Angel Cabrera didn't like this chip on the 15th hole today. He bogeyed the hole but is back on the course after a short rain delay. Leaderboard
Top 10 NFL prospects at each position
Mel Kiper has named the top 10 2016 NFL draft prospects for all positions, so we might as well start the draft tomorrow. Full rankings
Countdown to the Body Issue: 3 days
We hope Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried has time to pick up the new Body Issue coming out July 6 in between his preparations for the NBA exhibition game in South Africa later this summer.
Encore set for Triple Crown champ
American Pharoah's owner, Ahmed Zayat, has told ESPN's Bob Ehalt that the horse will race August 2 in the $1M Haskell Invitational in New Jersey. It'll be a tall bar to cross to surpass his epic Belmont run from June. Vote for ESPYs Best Championship Performance