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Agent: Howard, Hawks agree on 3 years, $70.5M

Dwight Howard has agreed to a three-year, $70.5 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, Howard's agent, Perry Rogers, told ESPN's Chris Broussard.

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Serena takes it out on the racket ... and cameraman (0:18)
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Windhorst: Lakers have hit 'rock-bottom' (2:14)
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Watch live: NBA free-agency special

Which teams have made gains? What's going to happen next? Tune in as our experts break down free agency on ESPN and WatchESPN.

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The delicate balance of NBA team building

The Mavs and the Knicks are learning how quickly the free-agency period can fill your hopes with good and bad uncertainty about the future.

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Top international prospects and where they're likely to sign

Keith Law and Christopher Crawford rank the top teenage talents expected to sign after the international signing period begins this weekend, including highly touted Venezuelan Kevin Maitan.

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Former NBA star Stephon Marbury's shoe only cost $14.98 (11:35)
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Thank you, Mike Tirico (3:58)
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    Woman walks topless to Washington

    Paulette Leaphart, who was featured in Beyonce's "Lemonade" video, completed a walk from Biloxi, Mississippi, to Washington to meet with Congress and advance the conversation about cancer.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

With Dwight Howard signing with the Atlanta Hawks, the Celtics meeting tonight with Al Horford just got more intriguing — especially coming just 24 hours before Boston is set to huddle with Kevin Durant in the Hamptons. The thought all along has been that Boston would need more star power to convince Durant to truly consider Boston. With $55 million in cap space, the Celtics have room for two max contracts this summer.

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Howard was looking to restore his image
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Chris Broussard and Amin Elhassan discuss Dwight Howard's motivation to agree to a three-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks and how it can be a mutually beneficial deal.

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Memphis and Mike Conley have agreed in principle on a five-year, $153 million deal, league sources say. Finer points "nearing conclusion."

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Euro 2016: Wales shocks Belgium
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Relive the most enticing moments from Wales' remarkable comeback win over star-studded Belgium in their quarterfinal matchup.

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

A recent NFL.com ranking of league head coaches placed Pittsburgh's Mike Tomlin fourth overall, behind Green Bay's Mike McCarthy, Seattle's Pete Carroll and New England's Bill Belichick. At 92-52, Tomlin is likely to surpass 100 wins before the end of his 10th season with the Steelers.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Text message from Chandler Parsons on why he chose the Grizzlies: "I really believed in Coach Fiz. Nobody in the league has coached better wings than him. I trust [assistant coach J.B. Bickerstaff] with my life. They have nobody like me, and their veteran, experienced players are a perfect fit with me. "Toughest decision of my life though. Portland is incredible."

Indians looking for 14th straight win
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Jerry Crasnick credits this epic winning streak to the starting pitchers.

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Two sources close to the talks expect Mike Conley to have a firm agreement with Memphis on a five-year deal by tonight or Saturday AM latest

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Lakers have hit ‘rock-bottom’
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Harsh words from Brian Windhorst, who says Los Angeles appears to be acting like a small-market team.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Grizzlies will give point guard Mike Conley a full five-year max offer, a source told ESPN. Memphis can pay Conley $153 million over five years, while the Mavs and other teams can offer $114 million over four years.

Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Great scene in Lille as Wales players salute their fans after historical win over Belgium.

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

Sharks sign forward Mikkel Boedker to a four-year deal worth $4 million per season. Penguins speed gave the Sharks trouble at times in Stanley Cup finals and Boedker was one of best skaters available. At 26 years old, still relatively young for a unrestricted free agent.

Uni Watch's Friday Flashback
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There's been more than a few moments with frowned-upon Wimbledon attire. A colorful tennis scandal

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Scott Burnside ESPN Senior Writer 

The Stanley Cup finalist San Joe Sharks gobbled up the top remaining free agent forward on the market Friday signing Mikkel Boedker to a four-year deal worth $16 million. It is a calculated risk for San Jose GM Doug Wilson as the 26-year-old Boedker has never hit the 20-goal plateau. But the former 8th overall pick in the 2008 draft is blessed with terrific speed and the hope is he will develop into a top six forward with Sharks.

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Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Solomon Hill confirms via twitter that he's headed to New Orleans.

Wales' fans may just have won the day

While their team was doing the actual winning, no one partied like the Welsh supporters in their fan zone.

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