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Sources: LeBron talks quiet as Cavs work deals

The Cleveland Cavaliers are busy on several fronts as they attempt to solidify their roster. But for the moment that does not include talks with free agent LeBron James, sources told ESPN.com.

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Hot dog! Stonie eats 62 to dethrone Chestnut

Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island.

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#ICYMI: Wimbledon Week 1 (1:57)
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Pham, Cardinals edge Padres (0:45)
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Stonie dethrones Chestnut as hot dog eating champ (0:29)
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A patriotic tribute to the best dunks (2:03)
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Team USA's World Cup journey (5:22)
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Kaminsky posts double-double (0:32)
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Doc Jacobs overcoming all odds (3:48)

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The key to a United States win today
Women's World Cup 

Kate Markgraf, a 1999 World Cup champion, says: "They have to unsettle the Japanese. [Japan] are the most technically sound team in the tournament and they're so calm on the ball, so [the Americans] need to disrupt that.

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Women's World Cup 

San Antonio now favorites in the West
NBA 

After agreeing to a deal with LaMarcus Aldridge, San Antonio's odds to win the West improved to 2-1, besting Oklahoma City and Golden State (both 5-2). Gregg Popovich's squad is 4-1 to win it all, behind only Cleveland (9-4) according to Westgate SuperBook.

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NBA 

Ranking the Top 5 NBA organizations

Tom Penn and P.J. Carlesimo don't agree on everything here, but they're on the same page with No. 1 and 2.

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Aldridge comments get assistant fired

Portland's Kim Hughes was fired after he spoke out of turn to an Indiana television station about the future of free agent LaMarcus Aldridge on June 27. He said, "We didn't publicize it, but we lost LaMarcus Aldridge. It hasn't been declared yet, but I'm sure he won't come back." Story

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Odell Beckham Jr. poses without pads
NFL 

You may be surprised to know that the Giants WR gets his body from his mother. He said, "She was a six-time All-American [in track]. I have her exact body structure from head to toe -- her wrists, arms, everything. I pretty much look like an identical twin of my mom." ESPN The Mag Q&A

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NFL 

Royals no longer dominating ASG vote
MLB 

Less than a month ago, 8 Kansas City players were in line to start the All-Star Game for the AL. The latest fan voting update has five Royals starters. Tonight's selection show begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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MLB 

San Diego favors Comic-Con to Chargers
NFL 

The annual convention for fans of pop culture struck an extension to stay in town through 2018. But what about that other institution threatening to leave town? 3,327 voters with the San Diego Union-Tribune said Comic-Con was more important to the city than the Chargers.

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NFL 

July 5, 1980: Borg beats McEnroe in an epic
Tennis 

Today is an off day at Wimbledon, so get your tennis fix by watching one of the best matches in the sport's history which happened 35 years ago.

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OTL video: Mike Rice's road back
Men's College Basketball 

More than two years after video exposed the Rutgers coach abusing his basketball players, he says he is a changed man hoping to return to college coaching.

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Wambach: singularly-focused
Women's World Cup 

Ahead of today's Women’s World Cup final against Japan, Abby Wambach is pretty clear on where her head is. “All I care about is winning this World Cup.”

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Women's World Cup 

Long-awaited debut set

Ervin Santana returns from an 80-game drug suspension for the Twins today against the Royals. The 32-year old went 14-10 with the Braves last season.

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Tiger Woods warming up at Greenbrier by hitting some low, skipping wedge shots. Hmm, almost like something he'd use at, say, St. Andrews.

Smoltz: Matt Harvey will be better

John Smoltz will be the first pitcher to make the Hall of Fame after having Tommy John surgery and he thinks the Mets ace will be fine. "You are going to be OK the next year (after the surgery), you are going to be great the second year. You are just going to be missing a little bit with your fine-tuned pitches, secondary pitches. ... But everything after 15 months gets better and better and better."

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Through today, Serena & Venus have combined to win $100.8 million on WTA Tour ($69.87M for Serena, $30.97M for Venus)

Independence Day Web Gems
MLB 

Does Avisail Garcia's game-saving catch at the wall top Kevin Kiermaier's leaping over-the-head catch in center?

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Countdown to the Body Issue

Travis Pastrana is jumping for joy at the upcoming release of the 2015 issue, and with that ride, we doubt anyone will risk cutting him in line. Catch the new issue on Monday.

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United States' shot at redemption
Women's World Cup 

The U.S. is looking for revenge against Japan with the shootout loss four years ago still seared in the players' minds. But do they have the tools to not repeat history? Japan's technical prowess vs. U.S. power

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Women's World Cup 

The hottest pitcher in baseball

Zack Greinke has pitched at least six scoreless innings while allowing four hits or fewer in four straight games. He’s the third player in baseball’s divisional era (since 1969) to do that, joining Hall-of-Famers Pedro Martinez and Gaylord Perry.

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Knicks get steal with O'Quinn
NBA 

Orlando reserve center Kyle O'Quinn was near the top of a list of projected value free agents and the Knicks are getting him on a great deal: four years and $16M. Trade grades (Insider)

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NBA 

Ashe's strategy behind Wimbledon win
Tennis 

Peter Bodo's book "Ashe vs Connors: Wimbledon 1975: Tennis that went beyond Centre Court" revealed the surprise tactics that Arthur Ashe and his "brains trust" sprung on a young, brash -- and favored -- Jimmy Connors. Excerpt

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Tennis 

July 5, 1975: Ashe's historic win
Tennis 

On this date 40 years ago, Arthur Ashe beat Jimmy Connors to become the first black man to win Wimbledon.

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