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Follow live: Day 3 at Wimbledon

After breezing through his first match, top-seeded Novak Djokovic faces Jarkko Nieminen. Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and Stan Wawrinka are also back in action (live on ESPN/WatchESPN).

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Sources: Blazers, Lillard nearing max extension

The Portland Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard are nearing agreement on a maximum five-year contract extension that is expected to top $120 million in value, according to league sources.

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Angels GM Dipoto appears to be out amid feud

Jerry Dipoto's tenure as the Los Angeles Angels' general manager appeared to reach an end Tuesday, amid an ongoing rift with manager Mike Scioscia that the two sides seemed unable to resolve.

Lakers meet with Aldridge (0:38)
Rose addresses the media (1:11)
Keuchel shuts down Royals (0:39)
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Does a Messi goal beat a Rousey armbar?

No. 3 Lionel Messi faces off against No. 6 Ronda Rousey in the ESPYS bracket for Best Play. Vote now and learn more about the nominations at 8 tonight (ESPN2, Watch ESPN).

Russell Wilson: 'Let my play speak for itself' (2:49)
Olbermann: Generation Y: A Cuban revolution (5:44)

Ridnour enters pantheon of oft-traded athletes

Luke Ridnour's head must be spinning after he was traded four times in a week. Here's a look at some other notable athletes who know all too well that sometimes it's better to rent than buy.

Gordon's 3-run inside-the-park home run (0:17)


Mike Dunleavy, Bulls closing in on deal

The deal would be worth 3 years, $15M, league sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. The agreement would secure Dunleavy's return to Chicago, despite reports that the Cavaliers, led by LeBron James, were interested in signing him.

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Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

Bonilla's $29.8 million buyout that he will receive from the Mets thru 2035 was part of a contract that he played a total of 60 GAMES for.

Nishikori talks Wimbledon withdrawal

Kei Nishikori's calf injury, which had improved enough to let him play a first-round match, was "hurting too much" to continue playing today.


Cha-Ching, Mets fans: It's Bonilla Day!

The 52-year-old Bobby Bonilla will collect $1,193,248.20 from the Mets, like he will every July 1 until 2035. The Mets will be paying Bonilla, who last played in 2001, more this season than Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom combined.

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Portland, Lillard close to a deal

Damian Lillard is closing in on a maximum 5-year contract extension with the Trail Blazers that is expected to top $120 million in value, league sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. The extension would start with the 2016-17 season.

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Wambach: Facing Japan would be fitting
Women's World Cup 

The U.S. women's national team will face either England or Japan in the World Cup final. But if it's Japan, it will be a repeat of the 2011 women's final loss for the U.S. Abby Wambach's thoughts? She told SportsCenter: "Now that we're off to the final, we might as well win."

Women's World Cup 

Watch: Wambach on SportsCenter
Women's World Cup 

The USWNT is going to the Women's World Cup final and Abby Wambach and Kelley O'Hara stop by shortly to talk about the team's win on SportsCenter. Live on ESPN2

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Women's World Cup 

Broussard: Aldridge too busy

Chris Broussard on LaMarcus Aldridge's free agency: "He's meeting with too many teams. ... It's going to be the Spurs or the Lakers." (via Mike & Mike)


Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

ESPN sources say Portland Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard are nearing agreement on a five-year max extension with in excess of $120 million

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I know, I know. It's only Wednesday. It's just a pro-am. But Tiger Woods just hit every fairway and every green on the front-nine.

Djokovic claims first set

After an early deficit, Novak Djokovic took the first set 6-4 from Jarkko Nieminen. They're tied 1-1 in the second during the early action on a warm day at Wimbledon. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN


Donovan appears to call out Klinsmann

Landon Donovan seemingly took a shot at Jurgen Klinsmann during the USA's win over Germany in the Women's World Cup semifinals. Alexi Lalas' response to Donovan? That was pure fire. Lalas burns Donovan on Twitter


Nadal's advantage at Wimbledon

The forgotten man of Wimbledon -- he's the No. 10 seed -- Rafael Nadal is ready to remind the field he's here and still formidable. Tandon: 5 reasons

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Rasmus still hospitalized with infection

An infected bug bite has Astros OF Colby Rasmus and manager A.J. Hinch isn't sure Rasmus will make the team's upcoming road trip: "There's still a little bit of achiness in there and still a little bit of discomfort. I think the smart thing for us is just to let the doctors continue to monitor him and get the infection out of there."

Offense is the best defense

Julie Foudy, Kate Markgraf and Kristine Lilly break down how the revamped U.S. attack led to the win over Germany and a berth in the Women's World Cup final.


U.S. favored vs. both England and Japan
Women's World Cup 

The U.S. became the first country to reach four Women's World Cup finals and will face the winner of today's match between Japan and England on Sunday for the title. According to FiveThirtyEight's WSPI, the U.S. has a 76% chance of defeating England and a 66% chance of beating Japan.

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Women's World Cup 

Age just a number for Haas?

Tommy Haas got his first match win at Wimbledon in 1997 -- when today's opponent, Milos Raonic, was 6 years old. If Haas wins, his next opponent could be Nick Kyrgios, who was two years old when Haas debuted at Wimbledon. (via FiveThirtyEight) Live on WatchESPN

Rockets also meet with Aldridge

The Lakers were the first to sit down with LaMarcus Aldridge on Tuesday night, but Houston also got face-time with the free agent, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. Aldridge will also meet with the Spurs, Mavs, Suns and Raptors.

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