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Experts' picks: Not everyone is a believer in Djokovic, Serena

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the top seeds and defending Wimbledon champs, but are they the favorites? Tune in to watch on Monday at 7 a.m. ET on ESPN and WatchESPN.

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Messi, Argentina fall again in Copa America (2:56)
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McCutchen gets tossed after slamming down bat (0:34)
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Kershaw has had enough of the Pirate Parrot's RC car (0:22)
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Germany eases into the quarterfinals with win (2:00)
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Valeri's two late penalty kicks give Portland win (2:25)
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30mIan Begley

Lin will weigh 'every opportunity' in free agency

After playing for five NBA teams in six years, Jeremy Lin says the decision on where he signs will be about finding the team that can help him reach his full potential.

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Werth and the sun don't mix (0:44)
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Will a team be willing to pay Howard max money? (0:53)
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14hJim Bowden

How to fix the Pittsburgh Pirates?

Jim Bowden says it's not time for the Pirates to panic, because he knows what changes are necessary to make this team a real contender.

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When you fall, you get back up...and steal a scooter (1:06)
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Is a fourth place finish good enough for USA in Copa America? (2:04)
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SC Featured: The puzzlemaster and the prodigy (6:47)
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Hockey fight breaks out in NASCAR trucks race (1:02)
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15hBuster Olney

An early list of potential All-Star snubs

Picking the All-Star teams is always hard. Here's a list of players who should be considered but may be left behind because of a ballot crunch.

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6hNBA Experts

5-on-5: Ranking top NBA free agents and fits

NBA free agency is almost here. With a huge salary-cap jump expected, who are the top available players this year? Can the Cavs add a piece for a second title run? Our NBA experts go 5-on-5.

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Messi hints at national team retirement

Barcelona star Lionel Messi revealed that he may never play for Argentina again after Sunday night's Copa America final loss to Chile: "It's a very hard moment for me to think about what happened." Story

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Doug McIntyre ESPN Staff Writer 

BREAKING: Lionel Messi says he's retiring from international soccer following Argentina's shootout loss -- in which he missed his spot kick -- to Chile in Sunday's Copa America final. It's Messi's third straight defeat in the final of a major tournament (Copa America or World Cup) and fourth overall. More to come...

Coastal Carolina's elaborate handshake

Baseball at a high level requires several skills: speed, fielding, batting eye. And handshake ability.

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Will Howard get paid max money?

Brian Windhorst breaks down which teams may be interested in free agent center Dwight Howard, as well as if anyone would offer him a max contract. Gauging Howard's market

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Is it smart to pester Clayton Kershaw?
MLB 

The Pirate Parrot drove an RC car by the Dodgers ace, who appeared visibly annoyed.

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Crashed bike, stolen scooter, can't lose
AutoRacing 

MotoGP racer Marc Marquez wiped out and needed to get back to the pit quickly. Good thing there was a scooter with the keys nearby.

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When the praises go up, the buckets go in
NCAAM 

Do you have to guard Patrick Dorsey of Millbrook High School from 80 feet out? Probably not. But, maybe?

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They go 0-100 real quick

Carlin Dunne gave ESPN the Magazine's Alyssa Roenigk a first-person viewpoint from the back of his Ducati Multistrada before Pike's Peak International Hill Climb closed for the day. Catch'em if you can!

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Experts' picks: Wimbledon 2016
Tennis 

Will Novak Djokovic repeat as Wimbledon champion? Our experts chime in with their picks for this year's event at the All England Club, which begins on Monday. Check it out

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Tennis 

Belgium's Alderweireld heads in free kick
Soccer 

Toby Alderweireld heads in Kevin De Bruyne's free kick to give Belgium a 1-0 lead over Hungary in the knockout round. A match they'd go on to win 4-0 to advance to the quarterfinals.

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McCutchen slams bat, gets ejected
MLB 

Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen gets ejected in the seventh inning after slamming his bat to the ground after being caught looking on a strikeout.

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Reason for excitement in Jacksonville?
NFL 

NFL Insider Dan Graziano talks about why there good reason for optimism in Jacksonville but stresses the fact that "things take time."

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Taylor comes at a ridiculous discount
NFL 

NFL Insider Mike Sando looks at the numbers behind Tyrod Taylor's contract, which are alarming since he put up numbers similar to the league MVP, Cam Newton

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw's two rough innings this season have been with Yasmani Grandal at behind the plate, but he's not going to let any of his catchers take the fall.

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Astros looking to stay hot in primetime
MLB 

The Baseball Tonight crew previews the Monday Night Baseball matchup between the Astros and Angels.

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Nicol: We shouldn't discount Italy
Soccer 

The FC crew give their early predictions ahead of the Round of 16 match between Spain and Italy. "They surprised us in the game against Belgium."

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Kuhl: 'I won't be able to sleep tonight'
MLB 

Pirates pitcher Chad Kuhl describes how he's feeling after defeating Clayton Kershaw to pick up the victory in his major league debut.

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MLB 

Name that Wimbledon contender
Tennis 

The Wimbledon fortnight begins Monday with 128 women vying to lift the Venus Rosewater Dish. How well do you know the contenders at the All England Club? Quiz

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Tennis 

Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Sergio Aguero and other teammates are consoling Lionel Messi out on the field as we await the trophy presentation.

Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Lionel Messi missed his penalty kick, and has failed again in his quest to win a major tournament with Argentina.

Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Chile wins the Copa America on penalty kicks over Argentina, same as last year.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Pirates 4, Dodgers 3, Final. Dodgers lose for just the second time with Clayton Kershaw on the mound.