Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

League sources say teams were notified this week Bogut is cleared for running/jumping and closing in on a return to full basketball activity

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

After his injury heartbreak in Cleveland last season, Andrew Bogut will be fully back on the free-agent market Saturday, league sources say

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4hMatthew Coller

Free agents each Western team should sign

With the expansion and entry drafts in the rearview mirror, the NHL turns to free agency. Here's a rundown of every Western Conference team's big need -- along with a free agent who can fill that need.

Stats & Info

Wednesday's longest home runs

Salvador Perez broke away from the pack with a 451-foot two-run blast against the Tigers. The rest of the longest homers were bunched together, with Robinson Chirinos' 430-footer being his 12th in 101 at-bats this year.

The moment Dak thought he was ready to start (3:42)
Brantley lifts Indians past Rangers (0:59)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Nice gesture by Adrián Beltré, gifting Carlos Santana a signed bat that reads (in Spanish) "Best of luck with your career. God bless you." (Picture courtesy of Carlos Santana)

Brantley's single drives in a run in Indians' win (0:26)
Eterno dilema por Dirk Nowitzki (2:13)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys defensive end David Irving has lost his appeal. He will miss the first four games of the season for violating the league's policy regarding performance-enhancing drugs.

Prescott: Chemistry key to Cowboys' success (1:38)
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Beltre picks good time for No. 450

Adrian Beltre's 450th career home run broke a 1-1 tie in the top of the ninth to lead the Rangers to a win Tuesday. Beltre is now in sole possession of 39th all time on the HR list and joins Miguel Cabrera and Albert Pujols as active players to reach 450.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mavericks announced that they traded SG DeAndre Liggins to Houston for cash considerations.

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1dAndrew Knoll

Central Division free-agency preview

The Blackhawks made big changes following their premature exit from the playoffs. Are they done dealing? And will the Western Conference champion Predators' future include captain Mike Fisher?

Beltre is an under-appreciated talent (0:41)