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Sources: Aldridge not impressed by Lakers

Less than 24 hours after meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge, the Lakers are "stunned" to hear that Aldridge was less than impressed by their presentation, a source told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.

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Sources: Millsap, Hawks pin 3-year, $59M deal

Paul Millsap has decided to return to the Atlanta Hawks, agreeing to a three-year deal worth $59 million that includes a player option after two years, according to league sources.

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Source: Mayweather's May haul at least $220M

Floyd Mayweather will earn almost as much for 36 minutes in the ring in May as Tim Duncan has made in his 18-year career with the San Antonio Spurs ($235 million).

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It's Bobby Bonilla's payday

Bobby Bonilla's buyout when his Mets career ended calls for him to be paid $1,193,248.20 annually on July 1 from 2011-2035.

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Does a Messi goal beat a Rousey armbar?

No. 3 Lionel Messi faces off against No. 6 Ronda Rousey in the ESPYS bracket for Best Play. Vote now and learn more about the nominations at 8 tonight (ESPN2, Watch ESPN).


Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

Robin Lopez met with the Milwaukee Bucks today and is dining with the Knicks tonight. Teams that miss on LMA/Monroe/DJ will join pursuit too

Yankees at Angels on ESPN, 7 p.m. ET

Albert Pujols tied a franchise record with 13 homers in June, including one in last night's win. What's next for the veteran slugger as Los Angeles looks to sweep New York despite reported upheaval in the front office? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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NBA Free Agency Special on ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET

Anthony Davis, Kevin Love and Jimmy Butler will stay put, while Tyson Chandler and DeMarre Carroll have found new homes. But where will Draymond Green land? The NBA crew talks the latest buzz and how today's free agency moves impact the NBA. Watch on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Skylar Diggins out for the season

The Shock guard will undergo surgery after tearing her ACL in a game vs. Seattle on Sunday, the team announced today. Said Diggins in the release: "I'm focused on getting healthy and stepping on the court even stronger."


WWC: Japan-England, 7 p.m. ET

The winner of this World Cup semifinal moves on to play the United States for the title. FiveThirtyEight gives Japan a 61% chance of beating England and setting up a rematch of the 2011 World Cup final. Predictions

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DaMarre Carroll signs for 4 years, $60M

Chris Broussard: "Tons of teams were interested in DeMarre Carroll as kind of that second-tier free agent. So you wonder, well why so quickly to Toronto? When you see those numbers, you know why he went so quickly to the Raptors."


Millsap returning to Hawks

All-Star Paul Millsap has decided to return to the Hawks, agreeing to a three-year deal worth $59 million, according ESPN's Chris Broussard and multiple reports. Millsap turned down a maximum 4-year, $80M deal from the Magic.

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Suns emerge as threat for Aldridge

Phoenix has moved into a contending position alongside the Spurs to sign LaMarcus Aldridge away from the Blazers, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. The Suns took a big step in appealing to Aldridge by coming to terms with Tyson Chandler earlier today. Sources say the Spurs remain the biggest threat to the Blazers.

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Gronkowski 'Family Feud' set for July 19

The "Celebrity Family Feud" episode featuring a team of Rob Gronkowski, his dad and three brothers is scheduled to air on ABC July 19, according to the Patriots website. The Gronkowskis will face a team led by actress Holly Robinson Peete.

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Mariners blank Padres 7-0

M's 2B Robinson Cano went 4-for-5 with 3 RBIs, and Taijuan Walker allowed just 1 hit in 6 shutout innings as Seattle swept the two-game series in San Diego. Box score


NHL free agency: Day 1

There was plenty of action today, but the biggest splash of the day was Phil Kessel being traded to the Penguins. Day 1 recap

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Happy 35th birthday, Nelson Cruz

Cruz gave himself a little birthday present as he hit a 2-run HR just out of Justin Upton's reach in left for his 20th of the season, putting the M's up 7-0 over the Padres. He also hit HRs on his birthday in 2011 and 2014. Follow live

Awkward! Jim Harbaugh on the Herd

Missing: Jim Harbaugh's trademark intensity. Scene of the crime: A visit to the Herd. Said Colin, with his hands in the air: "I've been in the business 10 years folks, and that was a clunker."


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Says once source close to the talks: Phoenix has moved into a contending position alongside San Antonio in the LaMarcus Aldridge Sweepstakes

OTD: Andy Hawkins tosses no-no, loses

On July 1, 1990, the Yankees RHP gave up 0 hits to the White Sox -- and lost 4-0. An error, 2 walks and 2 more errors led to 4 Chicago runs in the 8th. Said Hawkins: "You dream of one, but you never think it's going to be a loss."

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WWC: Japan vs. England With a win, Japan would be second defending champion to return to final (Germany won title in 2003, 2007)

Sobel: 'Cautiously optimistic' on Tiger

On Tiger playing at the Greenbrier Classic this week, ESPN's Jason Sobel said: "It has been a terrible season for so far for Tiger. ... Tiger even joked about it after his [practice] round, saying 'well, things can't get much worse.'"


Former Illini players suing school

Seven former Illinois women's basketball players are accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights and using race to divide the team while trying to force some players out. The lawsuit adds to this year's accusations against the school's sports programs over player treatment. Story

ICYMI: Fast and furious NBA free agency

Kevin Love will stick and stay with the Cavs, DeMarre Carroll is now a Raptor, and Jimmy Butler got his money from the Bulls. More moves are in the works, so don't blink. Roundup

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Sutcliffe: Slider hurt Fernandez's elbow

The Rays' Chris Archer and Marlins' Jose Fernandez both have monster sliders. However, in analyzing both, ESPN's Rick Sutcliffe said Fernandez's grip is the reason he missed the last year with elbow problems.