Several heavy hitters in the men's draw, including Andy Murray, take the court Thursday at Wimbledon (live on ESPN & WatchESPN).
NBA teams agreed in principle to pay over $1.4 billion in salary to players on the first full day of free agency, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
The New York Knicks and Arron Afflalo have agreed to a two-year deal worth $16 million, a source told ESPN on Thursday.
Japan beat England 2-1 in their semifinal match at the 2015 Women's World Cup as England's Laura Bassett redirected the ball into her own goal.
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.
Paul Pierce will join his hometown Los Angeles Clippers after agreeing to a three-year, $10.6 million deal, sources told ESPN.com on Wednesday.
Draymond Green announced Wednesday night that he will re-sign with the Golden State Warriors on a five-year deal, with sources telling ESPN.com the deal is worth $85 million.
The Heat's best bet might be maxing out Wade for one year and figuring out the rest next summer.
Carlos Carrasco's near no-hitter showed the Cleveland starter has what it takes to dominate the rest of the season, writes David Schoenfield.
Kevin Love could have bolted for many reasons, but he saw in the postseason what he and the Cavaliers can accomplish.
For 91 minutes, anything seemed possible. But then a devastating own goal changed Wednesday's semifinal in a moment, sending England home and Japan into the World Cup final.
Chicharito broke his collarbone and Mexico couldn't muster a goal in a scoreless draw with Honduras in a Gold Cup tuneup match.
When money gets handed out freely during the opening frenzy of free agency, there are sure to be some home runs and a few strikeouts.
The next Jose Altuve is out there. But finding them has been tough as MLB teams deal with social and political issues operating academies in Venezuela.
With NBA free agency set to begin, Arash Markazi looks back at five of the most interesting past recruiting pitches that targeted superstar players, including LeBron James and Tim Duncan.
Although Jose Fernandez has been a model patient in his return from Tommy John surgery, concerns remain over the stress his electric fastball might place on his elbow.
Since leaving Detroit, the Shock have endured bad trades, a parade of coaches and terrible luck with lottery picks. But the loss of Skylar Diggins for the season is the cruelest blow of all.
It's been another busy offseason for transfers. With hundreds of players headed to new schools, Jeff Goodman lists his top 25.
No. 3 Lionel Messi faces off against No. 6 Ronda Rousey in the ESPYS bracket for Best Play. Vote now.
Such thing as too many cheesesteaks?
Brewers bullpen catcher Marcus Hanel set a Citizens Bank Park record Wednesday by eating 18 cheesesteaks over a 3-game period. He can further add to his "accomplishment" -- he needs to nom just one more to set the 4-game record. We'll just let you digest that.
Laura Bassett looks down in shock after her own goal propelled Japan to a 2-1 victory. Japan will face the US in rematch of 2011 WWC final.
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.
Countdown to the Body Issue: 4 days
Agnieszka Radwanska is playing a second-round match at Wimbledon today, so seeing as the new Body Issue comes out July 6 -- the middle of the tourney -- we understand if she's a bit delayed in getting a copy.
BBTN's Wednesday Web Gem
It's diving catch vs. diving catch, but the BBTN crew doesn't think Kole Calhoun's layout can match George Springer's "first-step quickness."
Wozniacki hangs on for straight-sets win
Her warmup may have been unique -- an American football at an English tennis event? -- but Caroline Wozniacki closed out a tricky second set to advance at Wimbledon. Day 4 on ESPN, WatchESPN
Does this mean winter is coming?
We all know that Jon Snow knows nothing, but maybe Kit Harington has a bit more tennis knowledge as he takes in Day 4 at Wimbledon.
Chris Sale may get extra day of rest
The White Sox LHP, who has had a historic run over the past month, could see his next start pushed from Sunday to Monday. Said manager Robin Ventura: "He hasn't brought up anything about soreness, this is just [pitching coach Don Cooper] and I kicking it around to take care of him and make sure he's fresh and keep him going the same way."
NBA not lacking for cash
NBA teams agreed in principle to pay over $1.4 billion to players on the first day of free agency. Seven teams guaranteed over $100M, including the Cavs, who agreed with Kevin Love and Iman Shumpert for a combined $150M and neared agreement with Tristan Thompson for another $80M.
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Pence unlikely to play again before break
Hunter Pence (wrist tendinitis) likely won't get into a game before the All-Star break. Said Giants manager Bruce Bochy: "He's doing well, but he is [just] hitting off a tee now. We're going to slow-play this. He'll probably need a couple of [minor league rehab] games."
Watch: Andy Murray's second round
Robin Haase hasn't had much luck with Murray in Slams, as the Brit has beaten Haase all 3 times they've met in a Slam. Can Murray make it 4-for-4? Live on WatchESPN
Geno Smith to hold passing workouts
The Jets QB will gather receivers -- including new star Brandon Marshall -- TEs and RBs in Chicago for workouts over the next two weeks. Said Smith, who expects to be the only QB there: "It's about a month from us reporting for camp, so it's very important for us to continue to build on what we ended with back in minicamp." (via NY Post)
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West left due to Bird, lack of contending
David West, who opted out of the last year of his deal with Indiana, just wants to win. "I'm just not sure the Pacers are in title contention right now," he said, calling the way president Larry Bird threw Roy Hibbert under the bus at the end of the season the last straw: "That did rub me the wrong way. That threw me off." (via WTHR)
U.S. seeks extradition of FIFA officials
Swiss justice officials received a formal request from the U.S. to extradite 7 FIFA officials involved in an alleged bribery probe. The officials were arrested in Zurich in May. Story
Watch: Day 4 at Wimbledon
Day 3 saw the hottest temperatures ever recorded at Wimbledon, but today's forecast has rain at the All England Club, where Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal all play in second-round matches. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN