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Trout propels Angels past Sabathia, Yanks

Mike Trout hit a home run and made several strong plays in center field as the Angels dropped Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia to 3-8 on the season.

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Sources: Aldridge to meet Lakers, Rockets first

The Lakers and Rockets will get the first opportunities to meet with LaMarcus Aldridge shortly after the free-agency period officially begins at 9:01 p.m. PT Tuesday in Los Angeles.

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Nance was 'terrified' of Kobe's reaction to tweet

Lakers draft pick Larry Nance Jr. said he was "terrified" of his new teammate Kobe Bryant's reaction to a tweet Nance sent in 2012 that referenced a 2012 sexual assault case involving Bryant.

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Wade forgoes option with Heat, will be free agent

Dwyane Wade, a perennial All-Star and three-time NBA champion, has decided to not pick up his option with the Miami Heat for next year, announcing his decision through a representative.

Russell Wilson: 'Let my play speak for itself' (2:49)
Anderson takes perfect game into seventh (0:46)

Brief history of strange kicker/punter moments

Steve Weatherford isn't the first punter or kicker to draw attention for something besides booting footballs. We revisit the "idiot kicker," the ax mishap and other kicking fraternity weirdness.

Olbermann: Video replay is killing baseball (6:05)
Diving Frisbee catch coming in hot! (0:31)
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Which athletic achievements deserve an ESPY?

Your vote decides who will take home the ESPY for Best Male and Female Athlete, Best Play and so much more. The results will air on the 2015 ESPYS on July 15 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Odell Beckham also throws heat on the mound (0:28)


Watch: Wimbledon Day 2 begins

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova all cruised through Day 1 in London. On today's agenda is Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal. Will the stars keep rolling at Wimbledon? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Voting for the #ESPYS is still open! I'm up for Fighter of the Year, Female Athlete of the Year, and Best Play! Please take the time to vote if you can and let's make history together?? Link to vote is in my bio??

L.A. is Aldridge's meeting ground

The Lakers and Rockets will get first shot at LaMarcus Aldridge, with meetings in Los Angeles as free agency begins Tuesday night. Aldridge will also meet with the Spurs, Mavs, Suns, Raptors and Knicks later in the week, sources tell ESPN. Blazers' return 'very unlikely'

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OTL: Mickelson tied to money laundering

A 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper, acting as a conduit for an offshore gambling operation, pleaded guilty last week to laundering approximately $2.75 million two sources told Outside the Lines belonged to Phil Mickelson. Story

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Of course Odell Beckham can pitch too

Solid form, impressive velocity, AND he adds some late tail on this heater. What can't OBJ do?


McGregor on taking Aldo's belt

The UFC contender told Jay Crawford on SportsCenter: "Well, I snatched my belt. It was simply taking what was mine. He was on my home turf, and he tried to lay claim that he was the king of my city."

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LeBron opting out not about Blatt

Chris Broussard: "[LeBron] is much more concerned about who is playing with him than who is coaching. ... He had some run-ins with Erik Spoelstra early. They worked it out and won championships in Miami. He believes he can do the same thing with David Blatt."


Foot-in-mouth syndrome

Giants punter Steve Weatherford's recent trash talking was just the latest in a series of odd incidents involving kickers and punters. Remember Spencer Lanning trying to stop Antonio Brown last season? Unconventional legwork

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Kings terminate Mike Richards' contract

In a surprising move, the Kings terminated the lengthy contract of two-time Stanley Cup champion Mike Richards. Most thought the team would buy out the remaining five years of the underperforming center's 12-year contract. Story

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Photo of the night: Chile advances
Copa America 

Chile advanced to the Copa América final for the first time since 1987. Could it have been because "Chilean T-rex Predator" cheered them on?

Copa America 

Wade's never been highest paid on team

Dwyane Wade is an 11-time All-Star and the 2006 NBA Finals MVP. But thanks to a few big names -- and a couple of surprising ones -- he's never had the highest salary on his own team. Read

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Serena on calendar slam: It's not easy

"My goal here is to win 6 more matches in singles. ... And focus on winning Wimbledon, not focus on winning the Serena Slam and not focus on winning a Grand Slam."


Mag Body Issue: Stan Wawrinka

Wawrinka worked hard to get his body into top form, and it helped him beat Novak Djokovic in this year's French Open. “My body is for my tennis, it’s for my sport." The Body Issue will be released July 6. Stan the man

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Bo Ryan will retire after this season
Men's College Basketball 

The Wisconsin men's basketball coach announced that the 2015-16 season will be his last. Ryan's statement read, in part: "I've decided to coach one more season with the hope that my longtime assistant Greg Gard eventually becomes the head coach at Wisconsin."

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Brian Urlacher's fishing adventures

Brian Urlacher might not be a Pro Bowl Bears linebacker anymore. But he still goes hard -- at fishing. Urlacher reels big fish


Sandoval swings at the high heat

Pablo Sandoval grounded out on a pitch 5.1 feet above the ground -- the highest pitch put in play by any player in the past five years.


Russell honored to play with Kobe

Of playing with Kobe Bryant, the Lakers' No. 2 overall pick, D'Angelo Russell, said Monday: "Whatever he's willing to teach me, I'm willing to learn. He's one of the greatest."


Comparing Russell Wilson's salary

The average cash value of the Seahawks QB's current contract ($749K) is less than that of backups Charlie Whitehurst, Matt Moore and Blaine Gabbert and far less than that of fellow SB winners Tom Brady ($12.0M) and Eli Manning ($16.3M).