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Lonzo Ball wants to play with LeBron James.

In the midst of all of the rumors and what-ifs, Lonzo Ball creates a fun pitch to motivate LeBron James to join the Los Angeles Lakers.

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LaVar Ball takes over streets of New York.

The day before the NBA draft, a boisterous LaVar Ball roamed the streets of New York City, singing the praises of his sons.

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Mets take exception to Puig's home-run trot.

Yasiel Puig increases the Dodgers' lead with a three-run homer, but Wilmer Flores and Travis d'Arnaud are among the Mets who aren't pleased with how long Puig takes to round the bases.

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Dyson breaks up Verlander's no-hitter with bunt.

Justin Verlander's no-hit bid ends after 5 1/3 innings as Jarrod Dyson lays down an excellent bunt the Tigers can't field.

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Is Paul George worth giving up Brandon Ingram?

The First Take crew debates George's worth as compared to the young assets the Lakers could leverage to secure him.

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Phil: 'We're listening' to calls on Porzingis.

Phil Jackson discusses the trade offers the Knicks are getting for Kristaps Porzingis, saying, "We have to do what's good for our club."

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Knick fans aren't afraid to boo.

Knicks fans are passionate about their team, especially about their draft picks. Revisit the best reactions to notable recent New York picks in the NBA draft.

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Sleeping baby awakened by LSU's homer.

LSU's Jake Slaughter smashes a three-run homer to put LSU way out in front of Florida State, and puts a charge into a young child who was sleeping.

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 12TH, ABC

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Leslie an inspiring, transcendent WNBA star.

To commemorate the 25th year of The ESPYS, we celebrate 25 athletes who have made the greatest mark on this quarter century. As one of the first WNBA superstars, Lisa Leslie reached many milestones while being a positive influence on young athletes.

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D-backs erupt for 10 runs in the fourth.

Check out all 10 runs scored by the Diamondbacks in the fourth inning as they cruise to a 16-5 win in Colorado.

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Arcia's web gem seals Brewers' win.

With a runner on second and two outs, John Jaso hits a grounder up the middle that Orlando Arcia tracks down, spins and throws a one-hopper for the game-ending out.

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Nine things to know about Title IX.

Kate Fagan explains nine little known facts as Title IX celebrates 45 years since being passed.

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Perez uses Miggy's bat to hit winning grand slam.

Salvador Perez hits his first career grand slam, using Miguel Cabrera's bat, which was left behind when the Tigers were in town.

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Tanking in the NFL

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  • A tanking guide to the NFL, and a warning

    The Jets are shedding established veterans -- and money -- and appear to be aiming for the No. 1 overall pick in 2018. Is it the right move? Even without a lottery in the NFL, tanking isn't so easy.

All-time NBA draft

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  • The best picks from every NBA draft slot

    Great players can come from anywhere -- from the first pick to the 60th. That's clear when comparing the top five players of all time (by career win shares) selected at each draft slot. Take a look at the best-case scenarios for every spot.