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Lowe: Spurs among biggest winners in free agency

With LaMarcus Aldridge landing in San Antonio, the Spurs have a chance to be devastating in the reshuffled Western Conference, Zach Lowe writes.

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Djokovic survives five-set test from Anderson (1:21)
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Did A-Rod get snubbed? (1:26)
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2015 ESPYS: Vote for best team

The six teams nominated for the 2015 ESPY for Best Team posted dramatic wins, upsets and amazing championship seasons. But who was the best of the best? Vote now!

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Athletes as fans: Giancarlo Stanton (0:31)
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Doolittle: Ranking big men FA signings

With the NBA's annual moratorium taking effect last week, big men have dominated free agency. Bradford Doolittle ranks the free-agent signings of the top four bigs by their expected impact.

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Austin Dillon: It was a wild wreck (3:17)
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Looking ahead: Gonzaga Bulldogs

Gonzaga will be good. Gonzaga is always good. The Bulldogs are in position to make a deep tournament run, but then, that's nothing new.

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UFC President: McGregor offered $3M bet
UFC 

Dana White said on "The Jim Rome Show" that Conor McGregor offered to bet him $3 million that he'll finish the fight against Chad Mendes early. The fight is Saturday.

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UFC 

Spieth on tuning up at John Deere Classic
Golf 

Jordan Spieth: "It's a place to sharpen the ax and to get into contention in the tournament. Feel pressure, feel nerves and see what I need to work on when I get over to [The British Open]."

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Police launch probe into JPP incident
NFL 

Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul could face charges that include criminal possession of fireworks after the Coral Springs (Fla.) Police Department finishes its investigation, according to NJ.com. JPP injured both hands in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July.

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NFL 

Wheels coming off for Cardinals

Six straight Cubs have reached base in the eighth, including a 2-run HR by Anthony Rizzo and an RBI single by Chris Denorfia. The Cubs lead 7-2, after scoring 5 totals runs in their last 5 games vs. Cards. Follow live

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Vandeweghe: Sharapova unsportsmanlike
Tennis 

Coco Vandeweghe accused Maria Sharapova of "moving around" during her second serve.

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EA Sports to include women in FIFA 16
Soccer 

Good Morning America looks at EA Sports including women soccer stars in its FIFA franchise for the first time. Said Sydney Leroux: "Now little girls can play this game, and they can be us."

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Soccer 

Players arriving at The Opening
College Football 

Five-star DE Shane Simmons had a message for Penn State fans: "WeAre the pride '16."

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College Football 

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Fourth-inning HR by Alex Gordon was 430 feet, his 3rd-longest of season. Most 430-foot HR this season: TOR 17 LAD 16 COL 14 KC 14

Broussard: Salary a big factor in Lee deal
NBA 

Chris Broussard tells SportsCenter that the Warriors traded David Lee to get some cap relief, but Lee will appreciate the chance to get more playing time.

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NBA free agency winners and losers
NBA 

Sure, LaMarcus Aldridge makes the Spurs an obvious winner and the Trail Blazers not so much. But Grantland's Zach Lowe also hands out free agency participation ribbons to teams like the Knicks and Lakers. Early results

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NBA 

Klay Thompson @klaythompson

It's tough to see my big bro D Lee go, Boston gotta great player and true pro. A true vet who looked out for me and all the young guys. I'm not alone in saying this but DubNation is gonna miss u my man!

Cardinals score 2, chase Arrieta

After cruising through 6 innings, Jake Arrieta ran into trouble with 2 outs in the 7th. He gave up 3 straight hits that plated the Cards' first runs of the game and pushed Arrieta out of the game. The Cubs still lead 3-2. Follow live

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Span, Escobar out for tonight's game

Nationals CF Denard Span (back) and 3B Yunel Escobar (hamstring) are both out of the lineup tonight vs. the Reds after leaving Monday night's game early.

Highlight: Radwanska advances to semis
Tennis 

Agnieszka Radwanska is into the fourth Grand Slam semifinal of her career (3rd at Wimbleddon) and her first since the 2014 Australian Open.

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Tennis 

So, Alex Gordon is A-OK?

In his 2nd-inning at-bat, Alex Gordon was plunked by Matt Moore. When he came up 2 innings later, Gordon homered to right to tie the game at 4. The Rays had just scored 3 runs in the top of the fourth to take a lead. Follow live

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East Coast bias? Not this year
MLB 

For the first time ever, no Yankees or Red Sox player is slated to start in the All-Star Game. (via Elias).

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MLB 

Olney: Top 5 All-Star 'omissions'

ESPN's Buster Olney doesn't like the word "snub" but Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw and Twins 2B Brian Dozier are two players he would have liked to see make the All-Star team. The other three (Insider)

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Pop & Timmy: Power couple
NBA 

Want to know why free agents are so desperate to play for Gregg Popovich? This Marc Stein throwback piece examines his magic. Father-son relationship

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NBA 

Donovan McNabb arrested in June DUI
NFL 

The former NFL QB was arrested just before midnight June 28 after rear-ending a car at a stoplight in Gilbert, Ariz., according to a Gilbert Police Department statement. It didn't specify what his BAC was, but he was taken to a holding facility before being cited and released. Story

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NFL 

Victoria Azarenka: Let the grunters be
Tennis 

"I was practicing next to [Rafael] Nadal, and he grunts louder than me, and nobody noticed that. ... I think maybe it's time to just put it aside and not talk about it all the time because this is not what is important when there are two players playing on the Centre Court. We got to look a little bit past that and see [that] Serena played 24 aces."

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Tennis