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Suarez helps Uruguay win Group A; Russia fall short

After two patchy displays, Uruguay hit form against the hosts, although Edinson Cavani had a mixed time. Russia, meanwhile, endured a reality check.

Mariner: Uruguay will be a danger to the top teams

After an impressive win over Russia, Paul Mariner is impressed with Uruguay's attacking mentality and thinks they can challenge the top teams in the world.


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Group Stages


Everything you need to know for tonight's NBA awards

It has been more than 10 weeks since the regular season ended. Hardware will be handed out. Will there be any surprises?

Who takes home MVP?

With the MVP finalists set, check out the cases for James Harden, LeBron James and Anthony Davis made by the ESPN experts.


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Power Rankings: Is there a new AL team about to join the elite?

It's the same three teams on top of the rankings -- Astros, Yankees, Red Sox -- but which is No. 1? And is another AL team ready to join them as one of baseball's best? Illustration

Sizing up Angels' options with Shohei Ohtani

As the two-way sensation deals with an elbow injury, his team tries to gauge what -- if anything -- he can do on the mound and at the plate.

Free Agency

Free agency a big game of dominoes


Kellerman: LeBron's 'narrowed choice to two destinations'

Max Kellerman believes that LeBron James not wanting to hear elaborate recruiting pitches means he has narrowed his choices down to two teams.


How draft sets up future trades and free agency

Trades and free agency are around the corner. Kevin Pelton looks at the ways an eventful draft night will lead to more moves.

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Ronaldo, not Messi, the closest thing to Diego Maradona

If Lionel Messi is to be more like Diego Maradona and Ronaldo -- two comparisons he dislikes most of all -- he must deliver against Nigeria.

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Unicorns, goatees and other World Cup secret weapons

How do you get a competitive edge at this World Cup? With sorcerers, goatees, recovery trousers and Coach K, of course. No, really.

Stream on ESPN+: England and Colombia dominate, Mexico’s round-of-16 chances


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