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Sources: Jordan agrees to deal with Mavericks

DeAndre Jordan and the Mavericks have reached an agreement on a four-year max contract worth in excess of $80 million, sources told ESPN.com.


Charity wins: A-Rod, Yanks settle bonus dispute

Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups, saves the team $5.5 million and gets A-Rod

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Travis Wood lets young SS off hook

The lefty reliever earned a crucial bases-loaded strikeout to keep the Cubs' deficit at 2-1. Earlier in the at-bat, Addison Russell collided with Kris Bryant on an easy pop fly, allowing the ball to fall in foul territory. Live on ESPN2 & WatchESPN

Miami: Trade Machine

Tom Penn goes over Miami’s roster and sees a deep and dangerous roster if it's able to acquire LaMarcus Aldridge.


Mavs land DeAndre Jordan

The former Clipper will return to Texas, he played for Texas A&M in college, and will likely sign a four-year max contract worth in excess of $80 million that includes a player option after the third season, sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein and Tim MacMahon.

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J.A. Adande @jadande

DeAndre to Dallas is a bigger step back for Clippers than step ahead for Mavs. But keeps Mavs relevant & makes W Conf playoff spots tighter

Analysts do pushups for veterans

As part of a social campaign in support of veterans, three Baseball Tonight analysts drop and #GiveThem20.


Cubs can't slow down Dee Gordon

The Marlins speedy leadoff hitter reached on a single to shallow center in the 8th, and then proceeded to steal 2nd and 3rd. Chicago is changing pitchers but Miami still leads 2-1. Live on ESPN2 & WatchESPN

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

DeAndre Jordan: led all centers w/ 12.1 wins above replacement last season; played in 322 consecutive games (longest active streak in NBA)

DeAndre Jordan, Mavs nearing agreement

The free agent is on the verge of leaving the Clippers for Dallas, league sources told Marc Stein. Sources told ESPN that the two sides are nearing agreement on a four-year max contract worth in excess of $80 million that includes a player option after the third season.

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Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

As I said last night, DeAndre had concerns about Clippers roster in future and w/ only 2 years on Blake's deal he didn't want to get stuck

Which team impacted most by bans?

There were quite a few suspensions handed out Thursday by the NFL, but Herm Edwards tells SportsCenter that the biggest loss is Antonio Gates.


Serena-Venus Round XXVII

Monday will be the 27th time that Serena and Venus will square off, by far the most common opponent of Serena's pro career. Serena has lost to her big sister 11 times -- four more than she has against any other opponent.

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Highlight: Serena's thrilling 3rd round

Serena Williams set up a fourth-round Wimbledon matchup with sister Venus after defeating Heather Watson in thrilling, comeback fashion in 3 sets.


Get your popcorn ready

Here we go again? Five years ago, John Isner embarked on his epic three-day, 11-hour match at Wimbledon. And now the No. 17 seed trails 8-7 in the fifth set against No. 9 Marin Cilic. Isner is serving to stay in the match. Live on ESPN & WatchESPN


Justin Bour extends HR streak

The Marlins first baseman drove the first pitch he saw from Cubs starter Jason Hammel in the 6th inning over the right-field fence for his 4th HR in as many games.


Why the Yankees and A-Rod settled

ESPN's Darren Rovell: "They save themselves $2.5M on this [HR milestone]. There's still $24M in play, but at least right now, that kind of gets things out of the way as far as there being tension between A-Rod and the Yankees."


Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

If DJ indeed signs with Mavs, then Chandler Parsons deserves some compensation for his recruiting efforts this offseason.

DeAndre Jordan has Texas connections

The fact that Jordan was born in Houston and played college ball at Texas A&M is a key reason why he is on the verge of leaving the Clippers to join Dallas according to ESPN's Marc Stein. In a pitch earlier this week, Dallas included taped messages from Jerry Jones and Dez Bryant, playing to Jordan's fandom of the Cowboys.

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Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

ESPN sources say DeAndre Jordan is on verge of accepting Mavs' four-year, $80M+ max offer. Dallas firmly in lead and decision likely today

Caught up in the Williams-Watson drama

Serena Williams was "more negative than one would think" when she was down 0-3 in the third set to Heather Watson, but the Twitterverse was soaking up the drama. Social reaction

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