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NHL free agency: Latest rumblings and reports

Free agency is upon us. Follow all the action of the big day right here, with all the latest news, rumblings and signings.

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Follow live: Serena in action; Del Potro ousts a top-5 seed

Juan Martin Del Potro dropped the first set to 4-seed Stan Wawrinka -- then took the next 3 sets to knock Wawrinka out of Wimbledon. Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, all in action today, will be hoping to avoid Wawrinka's fate (live on ESPN/WatchESPN).

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Dustin Brown hits tweener drop shot (0:25)
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Top international prospects and where they're likely to sign

Keith Law and Christopher Crawford rank the top teenage talents expected to sign after the international signing period begins this weekend, including highly touted Venezuelan Kevin Maitan.

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Thank you, Mike Tirico (3:58)
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CFL player celebrates TD on wrong bench after knocking down coach (0:46)
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Ashton Eaton's unique position heading into Rio (1:48)
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    Woman walks topless to Washington

    Paulette Leaphart, who was featured in Beyonce's "Lemonade" video, completed a walk from Biloxi, Mississippi, to Washington to meet with Congress and advance the conversation about cancer.

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Quiz: Where are you going in free agency?

Bright lights of New York, championship culture of San Antonio or Hollywood lifestyle of L.A.? When it comes to destinations, NBA players have their choices. Where would you sign in free agency?

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What is Dwyane Wade's loyalty worth?

The Heat face a major decision in their negotiation with free agent Dwyane Wade. We look at the history and the implications.

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50 datos sobre Mike Tyson en sus 50 años

El mocetón de Catskill, Nueva York, ha tenido una vida sin medias tintas, siempre en lo más alto o lo más bajo. Aquí te recordamos sus momentos más importantes.

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Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Venus Williams finally has match point at 7-6 in the third set and ... the rain descends on the All England Club again. If you're counting, that's seven delays and counting this week.

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Sweet drop shot
Tennis 

When a Nick Kyrgios shot skipped the net and dropped, Dustin Brown was right there to flash some pizzazz.

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The Blazers not only get a top-shelf small forward if they beat out Memphis for Chandler Parsons but also a proven Dwight Howard recruiter.

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Milan Lucic has signed with the Edmonton Oilers.

NHL 

NHL free agency: Rumblings and reports
NHL 

Free agency is upon us at noon ET. Today's a big day with news, rumblings and signings. Follow along here

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Debate Chandler Parsons' value if you wish. Market says he's a max player. And there's no doubt he makes Portland or Memphis much better.

Can you trust Ezekiel Elliott as your RB1?
NFL 

Rookies are a gamble in fantasy football, but is the Cowboys RB an exception to the rule? Intriguing rookies

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Jeremy Lin to make Steph Curry money
NBA 

Brooklyn broke the bank to bring Lin to town and Antonio Davis is amazed at the numbers.

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Jack says he wasn't subtweeting Lin
NBA 

After news of Jeremy Lin's $36M contract with the Nets broke, the recently released Jarrett Jack sent a laugher of a tweet. Shade or poor timing?

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NBA 

Can Heat still sign Durant and Wade?
NBA 

Tom Penn shows how the Heat could get both Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade, even after reaching a deal with Hassan Whiteside.

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Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

An important thing to keep in mind with the rising NBA salary cap is that while wins get more expensive in free agency, a replacement-level player costs the same. So you can't just multiply old salaries by the increase in the cap to get the new equivalent.

NBA 

Jena Janovy ESPN Editor 

During heats of the men's 50-meter freestyle -- a single pool length that takes about 23 seconds -- there's another big race going on at US Olympic trials. This one happens in the halls of CenturyLink Center as kids run from one end to the other carrying baskets holding the swimmers' warm-up gear. Go!!

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Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

Barring a last-second change, sounds like both Blues forwards David Backes and Troy Brouwer headed to free agency at noon. Both players provide size, physicality and playoff experience. Will be plenty of interest when the market opens.

Clippers need to make room for Durant
NBA 

Tom Penn shows how the Clippers' roster would have to be gutted to create cap space for Kevin Durant.

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Is Carlos Carrasco the best AL starter?
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David Schoenfield writes that it's close, but Carrasco's 14 strikeouts in Toronto show he's worthy of the title. What we learned Thursday

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A history of dead money deals

These players know the feeling that Bobby Bonilla has today as he cashes his annual $1.19M check.

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

ESPN sources say Mike Conley still lasered in on Memphis and Dallas ... with the Grizz in an ultra-strong position after Whiteside stays put

NBA 

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

As first reported by Pierre LeBrun, Brian Campbell headed back to Chicago on one-year deal worth around $2 million. Great low-risk signing by the Blackhawks. He immediately plugs into their top four and fills a major need at a cheap price.

Watch: Day 5 at Wimbledon
Tennis 

The sun is back out at the All England Club. Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Venus Williams are all scheduled to play. Live coverage on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Tennis 

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

The sun is shining, the players are playing and Juan Martin del Potro, playing his first Grand Slam event in 29 months, just stunned No. 4 Stan Wawrinka in four sets. Del Potro is walking around center court taking selfies with the fans. Great moment.

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Golic: Penalties are a crapshoot
European Championship 

The dramatic end of the Portugal-Poland match has Mike Golic mystified as to how it resembles actual soccer.

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Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Belgium fans fired up for what's practically a home match in Lille.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

The structure of DeMar DeRozan's new contract with the Raptors is still being worked out but it's expected to average at $29 million per season, a source said.