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Thibodeau says Butler is a 'perfect fit for us.'

Tom Thibodeau details how he arrived at the decision to acquire Jimmy Butler from the Bulls, and speaks on the state of his relationship with his old team.

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Magic believes Lonzo will transform the Lakers.

Magic Johnson praises Lonzo Ball's basketball IQ and says he will be the right person to lead the team to greatness.

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The impact Griffin and Paul have on Lob City.

With both Blake Griffin and Chris Paul reportedly opting out of their contracts, we look at the statistical differences for the Clippers with the two on and off the court.

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Ball, Jackson struggle on first pitches.

It's a good thing that newly drafted NBA players Lonzo Ball and Josh Jackson have basketball to fall back on.

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Nationals walk off on Harper's single.

Knotted at 5-5 in the 10th, Bryce Harper singles to deep right field, scoring Trea Turner and giving the Nationals a 6-5 win over the Reds.

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Umps fail to use video replay.

A long foul ball by Oregon State in its CWS game against LSU should have been reviewed, but wasn't.

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Ortiz salutes dad, fans in speech.

With the Red Sox retiring David Ortiz's No. 34, the ex-designated hitter thanks his father and the Fenway fans for their support before throwing the first pitch to former teammate Jason Varitek.

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Royals never give up in the ninth.

Down 4-1 in the bottom of the ninth inning with two outs, the Royals manage to score four runs in three at-bats for an epic comeback over the Blue Jays.

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Don't let Thomas' size fool you.

The Boston guard will not let his short frame stop him from achieving greatness in the NBA.

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Griner dunks in Phoenix victory.

In the fourth quarter of the Mercury's 85-82 win over the Storm, Brittney Griner gets the ball in the paint and finishes with a strong jam.

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All Blacks captain Read a 'fierce warrior' in win.

"A fierce warrior" was how Steve Hansen summed up Kieran Read after a brilliant performance from the All Blacks' captain in Saturday's win over the British & Irish Lions.

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Title IX 45th Anniversary Vignette: Gail Devers.

Devers may have been the best hurdler of her time while also battling Graves' disease. Journalist Christine Brennan gives insight to the adversities Devers faced and how she overcame her obstacles.

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Kobe a superstar throughout illustrious career.

To commemorate the 25th year of The ESPYS, we celebrate 25 athletes who have made the greatest mark on this quarter century. With five NBA championships throughout his 20-year career, Kobe Bryant has put a stamp on the Lakers that will last a lifetime.

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On This Date: June 24, 2010

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  • On This Date: The longest match in Wimbledon history

    On June 24, 2010, Nicholas Mahut and John Isner became a part of tennis history, when they battled for 11 hours and five minutes over the span of three days for the longest match in Wimbledon history. Isner would outlast Mahut to win the match.

Vincent Smith's second act

Brazil's baseball phenom

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  • Meet Brazil's Most Valuable Arm

    When MLB's international signing period opens July 2, Eric Pardinho is poised to collect an eye-popping seven-figure payday. Can the 16-year-old pitcher live up to his father's sales pitch?