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Follow live: Djokovic forces fifth set

After dropping the first two sets, Novak Djokovic has rallied to pull even against Kevin Anderson. Can the defending Wimbledon champ join Roger Federer and Andy Murray in the quarterfinals (live on ESPN2 & WatchESPN)?

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Images from crash-marred Tour de France stage

Monday's high-speed crash took down several riders -- including the overall leader -- during the third stage of the Tour de France and produced some stark images.

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Djokovic serving to force fifth set
Tennis 

The World's No. 1 is finally showing his form. Djokovic can force a fifth set if he can finish off Kevin Anderson in the fourth. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Tennis 

Djokovic-Anderson in crucial fourth set
Tennis 

Kevin Anderson took sets one and two, 7-6, 7-6. Novak Djokovic bounced back with a 6-1 win in three. Djokovic leads again 5-3 in the fourth. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

This league truly astounds. Summer league ball smothering Hoops Twitter right now. 15-year-old me jealous of how the modern NBA never stops

What the future holds for McIlroy
Golf 

What impact will a ruptured ankle ligament have on four-time major champion Rory McIlroy's season going forward? ESPN's golf experts weigh in. Monday Four-Ball

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Golf 

Pirates lose Josh Harrison for 6 weeks

The All-Star infielder tore ligaments in his left thumb sliding into second base in yesterday's game. Harrison is batting .279 with 4 HRs and 9 SB this season.

Federer reaches quarterfinals again
Tennis 

Roger Federer beat Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in the fourth round today to get to the Wimbledon quarters for the 13th time in his career.

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Price right for Joe Johnson?
NBA 

The Nets G is slated to make $24.9M next season, 2nd-most in the league behind Kobe Bryant. But his 2014-15 player efficiency rating was actually below the league average.

NBA 

Harper to skip Home Run Derby

Bryce Harper, who is tied for second in the NL with 25 homers, said his father, who pitched to him during his 2013 appearance, would be unavailable this time. Ron Harper reportedly recently had rotator cuff surgery after a snowboarding accident.

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Djokovic picks up where he left off
Tennis 

Novak Djokovic has recovered after dropping the first two sets to Kevin Anderson. Djoker won the third 6-1, and leads the fourth 2-1. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Jason Pierre-Paul still in hospital
NFL 

The Giants' DE remains in a Florida hospital following a Fourth of July fireworks accident, according to ESPN & media reports. The injuries to his hands and fingers are not expected to be career-threatening. Story

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Dallas Friday poses for the Body Issue
X Games 

"We make the insane and unreasonable become possible. That's what action sports are all about; we put our bodies on the line. There is nothing better than proving people wrong. It's just a feeling that all of us athletes live for -- that moment when we defy what everyone said is not possible." Full gallery

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Spurs win big in free agency
NBA 

ESPN's 5-on-5 panel was unanimous. San Antonio was the big winner in free agency. Royce Young writes: "Normally dormant and enjoying the frenzied madness from afar over a glass of wine, the Spurs stepped into the middle of it this summer." More winners and losers

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The third set goes to the Djoker
Tennis 

A two-set deficit did not faze defending Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic, as he took the third 6-1 against Kevin Anderson, who won the first two 7-6, 7-6. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Wreck disrupts Tour de France
Cycling 

A massive high-speed crash took down 20 riders -- including the race leader -- and caused 4 to withdraw from the race. Images from crash-marred Stage 3

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Ginobili 'brings so much to the table'
NBA 

P.J. Carlesimo on Manu Ginobili's return to the Spurs: “He is so much a part of the fiber of that team. … He transforms a game when he comes in. He makes and takes big shots.”

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Novak Djokovic not giving in
Tennis 

He's responded to dropping the first two sets to 14-seed Kevin Anderson by taking a 4-1 lead in the third set. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Tennis 

Who is Kevin Anderson?
Tennis 

The 29-year-old South African is one set away from eliminating Novak Djokovic in straight sets. Anderson has never made it past the 4th round of any Major. He entered the match 0-2 vs. World No. 1's.

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Tennis 

UFC suspends Gilbert Melendez one year
UFC 

The lightweight tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites after his bout at UFC 188. Melendez released a statement that said in part: "I did not inject anything, but I am responsible and accept the consequences for the results. ... I am sincerely apologetic to everyone who supports me, including my fans, sponsors and the UFC."

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Djokovic in unfamiliar territory
Tennis 

Novak Djokovic hasn't lost before the quarterfinals at Wimbledon since 2008 (lost in 2nd round as 3-seed). He just dropped the first two sets to South African Kevin Anderson. Live on ESPN & WatchESPN

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ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Kevin Anderson comes from 4-0 down in tiebreaker, takes 2nd set against Novak Djokovic In 5 prior meetings, Anderson had won 1 of 12 sets

Upset alert: Djoker down two sets
Tennis 

The defending Wimbledon champ is officially in trouble. Djokovic, the World's No. 1, has dropped the first two sets to 14-seed Kevin Anderson 6-7, 6-7. Live on ESPN & WatchESPN

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