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Lowe: Spurs among biggest winners in free agency

With LaMarcus Aldridge landing in San Antonio, the Spurs have a chance to be devastating in the reshuffled Western Conference, Zach Lowe writes.

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Djokovic survives five-set test from Anderson (1:21)
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Did A-Rod get snubbed? (1:26)
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2015 ESPYS: Vote for best team

The six teams nominated for the 2015 ESPY for Best Team posted dramatic wins, upsets and amazing championship seasons. But who was the best of the best? Vote now!

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Athletes as fans: Giancarlo Stanton (0:31)
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Doolittle: Ranking big men FA signings

With the NBA's annual moratorium taking effect last week, big men have dominated free agency. Bradford Doolittle ranks the free-agent signings of the top four bigs by their expected impact.

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Austin Dillon: It was a wild wreck (3:17)
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Looking ahead: Gonzaga Bulldogs

Gonzaga will be good. Gonzaga is always good. The Bulldogs are in position to make a deep tournament run, but then, that's nothing new.

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Jason Smith @JasonSmith014

So thankful for the opportunity the Knicks gave me this season truly a world class organization. Thank you New York!

Magic to sign Jason Smith
NBA 

The Magic have agreed to terms with free agent forward Jason Smith, his agency announced. Smith agreed to a one-year, $4.5M contract, sources told ESPN. The 7-footer averaged 8 points and 4 boards in 22 minutes per game for New York.

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NBA 

No mercy for Micronesia
Soccer 

How does this even happen? Micronesia's three-game humiliation in the Pacific Games concluded with a 46-0 loss to Vanuatu. Yes, in soccer. You have to see it to believe it.

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McNabb's second DUI makes him 'high risk'
NFL 

ESPN legal analyst Roger Cossack: "The fact that he has a second DUI... I think he's got a lot of trouble in Arizona."

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NFL 

Final: Cubs 7, Cardinals 4
MLB 

Chicago snapped St. Louis' 3-game win streak behind 12 hits and a big Anthony Rizzo HR. Its deficit behind the Cardinals in the NL Central is down to 8.5 games. Box score

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MLB 

Stallings suspended 3 months
Golf 

Scott Stallings violated the PGA Tour's anti-doping policy. The golfer said he took a supplement to help chronic fatigue in February and notified the tour once he realized it was on the banned substances list. First Tour winner suspended

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Golf 

Harrison Barnes @hbarnes

Sad to see my bro DLee go but couldn't have asked for a better vet! Wishing you the best on your new journey.

Broussard: Salary a big factor in Lee deal
NBA 

Chris Broussard tells SportsCenter that the Warriors traded David Lee to get some cap relief, but Lee will appreciate the chance to get more playing time.

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Azarenka: 'Put aside the noise'
Tennis 

Victoria Azarenka was frustrated after being asked about grunting during her match today and why it always comes up with women players. "I was practicing next to [Rafael] Nadal and he grunts louder than me."

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UFC President: McGregor offered $3M bet
UFC 

Dana White said on "The Jim Rome Show" that Conor McGregor offered to bet him $3 million that he'll finish the fight against Chad Mendes early. The fight is Saturday.

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UFC 

Spieth on tuning up at John Deere Classic

Jordan Spieth: "It's a place to sharpen the ax and to get into contention in the tournament. Feel pressure, feel nerves and see what I need to work on when I get over to [The British Open]."

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Police launch probe into JPP incident
NFL 

Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul could face charges that include criminal possession of fireworks after the Coral Springs (Fla.) Police Department finishes its investigation, according to NJ.com. JPP injured both hands in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July.

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NFL 

Wheels coming off for Cardinals

Six straight Cubs have reached base in the eighth, including a 2-run HR by Anthony Rizzo and an RBI single by Chris Denorfia. The Cubs lead 7-2, after scoring 5 totals runs in their last 5 games vs. Cards. Follow live

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Vandeweghe: Sharapova unsportsmanlike
Tennis 

Coco Vandeweghe accused Maria Sharapova of "moving around" during her second serve.

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EA Sports to include women in FIFA 16
Soccer 

Good Morning America looks at EA Sports including women soccer stars in its FIFA franchise for the first time. Said Sydney Leroux: "Now little girls can play this game, and they can be us."

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Players arriving at The Opening
College Football 

Five-star DE Shane Simmons had a message for Penn State fans: "WeAre the pride '16."

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College Football 

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Fourth-inning HR by Alex Gordon was 430 feet, his 3rd-longest of season. Most 430-foot HR this season: TOR 17 LAD 16 COL 14 KC 14

NBA free agency winners and losers
NBA 

Sure, LaMarcus Aldridge makes the Spurs an obvious winner and the Trail Blazers not so much. But Grantland's Zach Lowe also hands out free agency participation ribbons to teams like the Knicks and Lakers. Early results

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NBA 

Klay Thompson @klaythompson

It's tough to see my big bro D Lee go, Boston gotta great player and true pro. A true vet who looked out for me and all the young guys. I'm not alone in saying this but DubNation is gonna miss u my man!