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Follow live: Day 3 at Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova is into the third round at Wimbledon. So is Novak Djokovic. Both won in straight sets. The Williams sisters and Stan Wawrinka will also be in action Wednesday (live on ESPN/WatchESPN).

Free agency is a race to the swift (1:47)
Better match-up for USA: Japan or England? (2:00)
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It's Bobby Bonilla's payday

Bobby Bonilla's buyout when his Mets career ended calls for him to be paid $1,193,248.20 annually on July 1 from 2011-2035.

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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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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)


Collapsed ball boy 'feeling much better'

He collapsed in the heat today and needed treatment during the Matthew Ebden-John Isner match. Wimbledon organizers later tweeted: "The Ball Boy from Court 17 has been treated and is feeling much better. We wish him a speedy recovery.''


Is Yankees' $400M paying off?

After the 2013 season, the Yanks spent $438M on four players, but "'money doesn't always equate to performance,' [Yankees GM Brian] Cashman acknowledged. 'In fact, most of the time it will never equate.'" Earning their keep?

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'Blue chip or bust' in NBA free agency

ESPN's Tom Penn stresses patient aggressiveness in the free-agent market, because, "You're not in control of it. ... The race is to the swift. You have to be really aggressive."


Djoker: You get used to 'Aussie fanatics'

Novak Djokovic faces Australian Bernard Tomic in the third round of Wimbledon and says it's "nice to see" that such a big group of people come to support their country.


Virtual reality technology in sports

Ever wanted to take in a football game from Tom Brady's point of view? Technology may be able to help. Virtual sports


Spurs clearing room for Aldridge?

San Antonio traded Tiago Splitter to Atlanta, according to ESPN and media reports. The move frees up $8.5M in cap space, which allows the team to offer LaMarcus Aldridge a max deal, sources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst. The Spurs plan to meet Aldridge in L.A. later today.

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DeMarre Carroll was just trying to stick in the league a few years ago. Now he's getting $15 million per year.

Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

Mavs likely to try to get Wes Matthews deal done before DeAndre Jordan's decision. Believe it could help sway DJ to Dallas.

NHL's No. 2 overall pick turning pro

Jack Eichel will sign with the Sabres today, a league source told ESPN's Joe McDonald. The 18-year-old won the Hobey Baker award as a freshman at Boston University in 2014-15 with 26 goals and 45 assists in 40 games.

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DeMarre Carroll agrees to a 4-year, $60 million deal with Toronto, sources confirm to ESPN. No options. That guy has come a long, long way.

Wade is on the radar as a 'Plan B'

"He's a lot of teams' Plan B," ESPN's Chris Broussard said."That's why most people think he'll wind up back in Miami. If he wants $50M long term, then he's probably going to have to get it from the Heat."


Can the Spurs land LaMarcus Aldridge?

ESPN's Tom Penn said it can happen: "Spurs have room to do it. ... The challenge for the Spurs is how will they do this dance?"


Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh

17 guys have made 500+ 3s over last 4 seasons. Only 5 of 'em have shot > 40%: Curry, Klay, Korver, Redick ... Danny Green. Elite of elite.

Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

James Harden was part of the recruiting dinner for LaMarcus Aldridge last night. Says a lot about how front office feels about him.

OTD: Andy Hawkins tosses no-no, loses

On July 1, 1990, the Yankees RHP gave up 0 hits to the White Sox -- and lost 4-0. An error, 2 walks and 2 more errors led to 4 Chicago runs in the 8th. Said Hawkins: "You dream of one, but you never think it's going to be a loss."

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Awkward! Jim Harbaugh on the Herd

Missing: Jim Harbaugh's trademark intensity. Scene of the crime: A visit to the Herd. Said Colin, with his hands in the air: "I've been in the business 10 years folks, and that was a clunker."