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Follow live: Djokovic wins, Serena playing

Novak Djokovic beat Bernard Tomic in straight sets Friday at Wimbledon. On the women's side, Serena Williams is battling Heather Watson and Venus is facing Aleksandra Krunic (live on ESPN & WatchESPN).

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Sources: Aldridge, Lakers meet for second time

Coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge had a second, 90-minute meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers in which the team focused strictly on basketball after a less-than-impressive first meeting.

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Athletes as fans: Jimmy Butler (0:31)
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Rogers: How the Cubs landed Addison Russell

As the anniversary of what could be one of the great trades in Cubs history nears, Theo Epstein explains the process leading up to the July 4, 2014 deal that brought Addison Russell to Chicago.

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Watch: Serena Williams in Day 5
Tennis 

If the top seed beats Great Britain's Heather Watson, and Venus Williams overcomes Serbia's Aleksandra Krunic, then the two sisters will meet in Wimbledon's fourth round. Serena took the first set 6-2 in 25 minutes. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Look Ma, one hand!
MLB 

Carolina Mudcats SS Reed Harper didn't even need a glove for this over-the-shoulder catch.

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Highlight: Novak Djokovic advances
Tennis 

The top-seeded Serb advanced to the round of 16 at Wimbledon for the seventh straight year after defeating Bernard Tomic in straight sets.

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Tennis 

Body Issue: Reese Waters version

Waters felt slighted by being left out of ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue -- so he took matters into his own hands.

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Serena Williams looking for 4th round
Tennis 

The five-time Wimbledon champion needs to get past Heather Watson to reach the round of 16. Serena is 34-1 on the year and on a 23-match Grand Slam winning streak. Should she win the ESPY for Best Female Athlete? Vote now

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Tennis 

Alabama did not respect Cardale Jones

Alabama DC Kirby Smart asked 3 Tide veteran DBs -- Landon Collins, Nick Perry and Jarrick Williams -- what went wrong in Alabama's Sugar Bowl loss in January. "I said ... 'Where did we go wrong?' ... All three of them said they did not the respect the quarterback." Ohio State's Jones was making his 2nd career start. (via 680 The Fan in Atlanta)

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A-Rod to get ball from 3,000th hit today
MLB 

Zack Hample, the fan who caught Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th hit June 19, will present the ball to A-Rod today at 5:30 ET. In exchange, the Yankees will donate $150K to a charity that Hample has supported since 2009. Along with the donation, the Yanks will give Hample memorabilia, tickets and other perks.

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Pedro Gomez: 'No surprise' on A-Rod ball
MLB 

"[Zack Hample] is known as somebody who is a collector of baseballs. ... He's somebody that has put himself out there in the news and what a way to raise money for charity."

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Orlando: a destination for all ages
NBA 

Tom Penn says the Magic will be stuck in a vicious cycle of losing unless they're able to add some veterans.

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Olney: Jeez Mets, do something!
MLB 

Over the past 17 days, the Mets have scored 23 runs. In their past 14 games, they've scored more than two runs just twice, and have fallen to .500 (40-40). Buster Olney says the Wilpons and GM Sandy Alderson don't have to pull a Troy Tulowitzki-level blockbuster. But they have to do something. Some ideas (Insider)

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Pacino to Argentina: 'I love you'
Soccer 

Can we interest you in a motivational video message from Al Pacino to Argentina players in advance of the Copa America final? Sadly, he didn't quote his "Any Given Sunday" speech. Watch

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Full day of MLB on ESPN
MLB 

Get a jump on your holiday weekend with a full slate of games today:

  • 2:10 p.m. ET: Marlins at Cubs (ESPN2)
  • 6 p.m. ET: Giants at Nationals (ESPN)
  • 10 p.m. ET: Mets at Dodgers (ESPN)

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Novak Djokovic on to fourth round
Tennis 

The 1-seed has yet to lose a set through 3 rounds at Wimbledon as he beat Bernard Tomic today to advance to the round of 16. 14-seed Kevin Anderson awaits. Day 5 on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Tennis 

Official Wimbledon headband ... illegal?
Tennis 

The official Wimbledon headband, sported here by Nick Kyrgios, apparently did not comply with official Wimbledon rules and was deemed "too colorful" for the tournament's all-white dress code. He turned it inside out for his third-round match, but it didn't affect his ju-ju: He defeated Milos Raonic anyway.

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Tennis 

'White Chocolate' still smooth
NBA 

Former NBA point guard Jason Williams is 39 years old, but that doesn't mean he can't ball! Case in point: this Orlando Pro-Am footage. Watch

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NBA 

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Teams have not been given a timetable on DeAndre Jordan's decision but the expectation is he'll decide within 48 hours.

Maria Sharapova cruises to 4th round
Tennis 

The 4-seed beat 29-seed Irina-Camelia Begu in straight sets to advance to Wimbledon's fourth round, where she'll face the winner of Zarina Diyas-Andrea Petkovic. Day 5 on ESPN, WatchESPN

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OTD: Cloninger hits two grand slams
MLB 

On this date 49 years ago, pitcher Tony Cloninger of the Atlanta Braves hit two grand slams in a win against the Giants. He is the only pitcher to accomplish the feat.

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