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5-on-5: Summer league's best and most surprising rookies

Who were the standouts and disappointments at NBA summer league? Our experts answer the big questions.

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Making sense of the first Cavalier after LeBron

Whether he wanted to be or not, Collin Sexton is the bridge to the post-LeBron Cavs. Check out what we saw from Day 10 of the Las Vegas Summer League.

Top Headlines

Why Mbappe is soccer's future king

When Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi retire, Kylian Mbappe will be the sport's leading man, and there's no limit to what he can do from here.

LEGO World Cup: France lifts second World Cup trophy

Relive the best of France's victory over Croatia in the World Cup final in LEGO form.


Marcotti: Croatia won its World Cup

Croatia fell short in their first World Cup final, but the FC crew explain what made the Vatreni's run so impressive.


Was Kante the catalyst for World Cup winners France?

N'Golo Kante had an off day in the World Cup final, but Julien Laurens and the FC crew explain why he was pivotal to France's triumph in Russia.


Burley: Scary how ambiguous handball rule is

Craig Burley and Ale Moreno explain why the referee was put in a tough position when he awarded France a penalty for a handball by Ivan Perisic.


Project Russia: Allez les Bleus!

ESPN's Charlie Gibson puts a bow on Project Russia from a scintillating final, as France claimed World Cup glory.


Robson: Pogba can be the world's best player

Stewart Robson reflects on Paul Pogba's performance at the World Cup and explains why the World Cup winner can become the best player in the world.


France run over Croatia in second half

The stars came out for France as Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe all scored to help Les Bleus to their second-ever World Cup title.


France's class proved too much for Croatia

ESPN's Alison Bender reports from outside Luzhniki Stadium with her key takeaways after France overpowered Croatia to win the World Cup.


France rarely at their best in World Cup triumph

Stewart Robson breaks down France's World Cup final victory over Croatia, which came on a night when they were often second best to the runners-up.


Home Run Derby

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Who's ready to bash? Meet the eight Home Run Derby competitors

This year's Home Run Derby field is the youngest in the history of the event, so here's an introduction to the eight sluggers participating on Monday.

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Home Run Derby picks, must-see All-Star matchups and more

Our experts predict who will deliver the biggest moments, the mightiest blasts, and bring home some All-Star Week hardware.

The Home Run Derby and the beauty of baseball that doesn't count

The Babe used to barnstorm across America. Willie Mays played stickball in the street. None of it "counted," but like tonight's Derby, it didn't have to.

MLB at the break

Cubs take unique path to top of NL at All-Star break

It hasn't been a conventional rise to the top of the National League, but the path the Cubs have taken thus far could help them down the road.

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Power Rankings: Which of AL's three super teams is No. 1?

The Yankees, Red Sox and Astros reached the break looking like 100-plus-win powerhouses, but even among the best, not all are equal.

Marte turns broken-bat frustrations into HR off Kershaw

Jefry Marte breaks his bat after Clayton Kershaw strikes him out in the first inning and then responds with a 3-run homer in the fourth inning.


Kemp does Drake-inspired dance after Hernandez's HR

Enrique Hernandez cracks a go-ahead solo home run and Matt Kemp celebrates from the dugout with a Drake-inspired dance.


Dozier walks it off, granny style

Brian Dozier ends the game in grand fashion, smashing the game-winning homer with the bases loaded in the 10th inning.


Story slugs walk-off homer to complete sweep

The Rockies celebrate Trevor Story's winning dinger with a bubblegum shower at home plate.


Machado smacks homer off first pitch

Manny Machado doesn't hesitate to crush Mike Minor's fastball over the left-field wall in the first inning.


Pirates walk off in 10th to sweep Brewers

Josh Bell's two-run double in the 10th inning gives the Pirates 7-6 win and a five-game sweep vs. the Brewers.


Marlins explode for 8-run 5th in win vs. Phillies

Miami breaks through for a huge 8-run inning in the 5th against Philadelphia, including 2 home runs and 8 total hits.


Future of the NFL

The NFL's best under-25 starting lineup: Our picks, runners-up

Which foundational young stars would you want on your team? We polled our NFL insiders to come up with the best players under 25 at every position.

NFL Insiders predict: Rookie QB best set up for long-term success

Baker Mayfield was drafted No. 1 overall by Cleveland. Is he the best bet among rookie QBs to have long-term success? Our Insiders make their picks.

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