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Conte's Italy overwhelm Spain

Behind goals from Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle, Italy defeats defending Euro champions Spain 2-0 and advances to the quarterfinals, writes Miguel Delaney.

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Most team-friendly contracts for all 32 NFL teams

J.J. Watt and Aaron Rodgers, who stand to earn a combined $23.1 million from their teams in 2016, are the biggest names on Mike Sando's list of players working under team-friendly contracts.

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MLB's Week 12 Power Rankings

The Cubs finally showed that they are human but remained No. 1 for the 12th straight week. Still, the Giants are hot on their heels -- and could be poised to make Week 13 an unlucky one for Chicago.

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The evolution of Jake Arrieta -- and his beard

Jake Arrieta's transformation into one of baseball's top pitchers is remarkable in itself. But his shift from a clean-cut Texan to having an overwhelmingly thick beard has been unprecedented.

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Tougher shot, Steph's 37-footer or Kyrie's 3 to win Game 7? (1:25)
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Vote: Cubs Confidence Meter

Despite a rough patch, it's been a special season for the Cubs. But will it be 1908 special? Let us know what you think in our weekly poll.

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GameDay 100: Crabtree's clutch catch wins game for Texas Tech (0:37)
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Diary of Myles Thomas: Coney Island

Alongside Babe Ruth, Waite Hoyt and our 1927 Yankees protagonist celebrate on Coney Island, ride the Cyclone and enjoy the rest of the Disney World of the Roaring Twenties.

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Famous crying athletes
Soccer 

Lionel Messi's face after Argentina lost to Chile in the Copa America final evoked memories of other famous athletes shedding tears.

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Bonnie D. Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

First media scrum of Olympic swim trials for 400m world record holder Katie Ledecky, heavy favorite in tonight's final. Rinse and repeat.

Olympic Sports 

Watch: 2016 Wimbledon
Tennis 

The third Grand Slam of the year begins today. Last year's champs -- Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams -- will be looking to defend their titles. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Williams ready for Wimbledon
Tennis 

Who can beat Serena? Mary Joe Fernandez says Williams is always the one to beat and that her biggest competition has proven to be herself.

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Tennis 

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Team president Randy Levine on suggestions that Yankees should become sellers at trade deadline: "I don't pay any attention to any of that. That's for you guys [with] nothing more important to write about that to write nonsense. When we decide to become sellers, if we decide to become sellers or if we decide to become buyers, you'll know. The difference is that most of you guys have never run anything and we have a lot of history here of knowing what we're doing. [We have] a lot of confidence in our baseball operations people. So, we'll see what happens. All the rest is just noise."

Novak Djokovic on brink of 3-peat
Tennis 

After defeating Britain's James Ward, Djokovic has officially opened his bid for a shot at a third straight Wimbledon title.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Awesome: Brit Marcus Willis, No. 775 in the world, wins 1st round Wimbledon match. Now guaranteed $62,000. Career earnings? $95,129.

Tennis 

What a title will never fix for Kerr, Myers
NBA 

Pain and unspeakable loss have defined the strong relationship between Warriors coach Steve Kerr and general manager Bob Myers. United by more than basketball

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Tempers flare down on the farm
MLB 

Things got heated in a minor league baseball game that resulted in managers for both teams getting ejected at different points in the game.

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Nicolas Atkin ESPN UK Assistant Editor 

Speaking in his press conference, Grigor Dimitrov said he is "not fearing anyone" at Wimbledon after easing to a first-round win over Bjorn Fratangelo, snapping a six-match losing streak. Novak Djokovic wasn't so sure, however. The world No.1 popped his head in the door and said: "You sure you're not?" "No, especially you!" Dimitrov said back. They could meet in the semifinals, after all...

Tennis 

Who will land the big fish in free agency?
NHL 

As the clock ticks toward the start of the NHL's free-agency frenzy on July 1, Steven Stamkos is among the big names to keep an eye on. The top free agents

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Wayne Drehs ESPN Senior Writer 

Missy Franklin fifth overall (1:00.35) after 100 back prelims this morning at US Olympic swim trials in Omaha. Defending Olympic champion still pleased. Semis tonight.

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Harden dunks on kid at basketball camp
NBA 

James Harden was a big hit with campers after slamming on one of their own. Watch it

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NBA 

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

A Wimbledon debenture, which entitles a fan to 1 Centre Court seat for every tournament day from today thru 2020 final, cost $78,735.

Tennis 

Wayne Drehs ESPN Senior Writer 

After finishing fifth in the prelims of the men's 200 free Monday morning (1:47.77) Ryan Lochte said he did not get a cortisone shot before competition and instead is trying to gut his way trough the rest of his trials schedule. "I feel it right now," Lochte said after the swim. "But pain is temporary." He will next swim in the 200 free semis Monday night.

Olympic Sports 

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Novak Djokovic, a straight-sets winner Monday, on hoarding Wimbledon towels: "I, at least, kind of plan in advance half of the bag or entire new bag for space for the towels that I take from Wimbledon. I try to sneak in an extra towel here and there during the match, using the excuse that it's too warm and I'm sweating. Actually I just put an extra towel in the bag. I'm sure the All England Club Committee will forgive me for that extra towel per match."

Tennis 

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Venus Williams reflecting on her career after a first-round win at Wimbledon: "I don't have any regrets because I've always worked my hardest. I've lost matches, I've learned from it, it made me better. I really wouldn't change a thing. "Yes, I would have liked to have won matches or hit that one shot differently. But that's competition. You learn from it."

Tennis 

Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Iceland fans discuss the excitement ahead of an historic day for them as they face England.

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Jena Janovy ESPN Editor 

Both Missy Franklin and Natalie Coughlin advance to tonight's semifinals of the women's 100-meter backstroke at the US swim trials in Omaha.

Olympic Sports 

USA Basketball has a lot of star power
NBA 

While some of the game's best players have decided to no participate, there are still plenty of big names who will represent the United States at the 2016 Olympics. Meet the team

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NBA 

Why Boise State is a legit CFP sleeper
NCAAF 

Boise State's elite offense will score a lot of points, but can the Broncos be the first non-Power 5 team to claim a spot in the College Football Playoff? Need perfect season (Insider)

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NCAAF 

Rankings: Giants nipping on Cubs' heels
MLB 

While the Cubs remain our No. 1 team for the 12th straight week, the Giants could be poised to make Week 13 an unlucky one for Chicago. Cubs' streak in jeopardy?

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