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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.

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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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Mavs telling Jordan he can be 'the guy'
NBA 

Marc Stein says the Mavericks sold DeAndre Jordan on coming to Dallas by telling him he can be the face of the franchise.

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NBA 

Michael Smith @michaelsmith

Man that Clippers' collapse has to sting even worse right about now. Life comes at these cats too fast. Can't count on the next opportunity.

Cubs strand tying run, still trail

Kris Bryant walked and stole second, but Miguel Montero and Chris Denorfia struck out to end the 8th inning. Chicago enters the 9th trailing Miami 2-1. Live on ESPN2 & WatchESPN

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Hope on the road to Vancouver
Women's World Cup 

As thousands of fans trek from Seattle to Vancouver for the World Cup final, a highway sign for the turnoff to Hope, British Columbia will no doubt bring to mind U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo. Final is last stop

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Women's World Cup 

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Tiger Woods lips out his eagle putt on the 12th hole. His current streak without an eagle extends to 215 holes.

Jordan with shot to shine in Dallas
NBA 

In the games that Blake Griffin didn't play with the Clippers last season, Jordan averaged 14.9 PPG and 18.5 RPG, a considerable jump from his numbers when he had to share the floor with Griffin (10.8 PPG, 14.2 RPG).

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NBA 

Andrew Marchand @AndrewMarchand

The A-Rod bonus agreement charity money will not count against the competitive balance tax so, in effect, the Yanks are saving $5.5M (1/2)

Andrew Marchand @AndrewMarchand

If they had paid A-Rod the $6M milestone money, they would've been taxed another $3M. Instead, it is just the $3.5M to charity (2/2)

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
NBA 

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

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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
MLB 

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

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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?
NFL 

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

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Serena-Venus Round XXVII
Tennis 

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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