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So-called greatest MLB free-agent class ever check-in: Who is up, down?

A good or bad season before hitting the market could be a difference of millions of dollars. See who is (and isn't) making the most of his contract year.

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The true madness of Max Scherzer

The Nats' ace swears he's normal. The evidence -- three Cy Youngs, 152 strikeouts in 2018 and a near obsession with minor tweaks -- proves otherwise.

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Lowe: Should Celtics put Jaylen Brown in a Kawhi Leonard trade?

If San Antonio is trading Leonard, what would Boston offer? Zach Lowe explores how far the Celtics should go.

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Stephen A.: 'Spurs are wasting their time' on Kawhi

Stephen A. Smith has no doubt Kawhi Leonard will be in Los Angeles within the next two seasons and San Antonio needs to accept that.

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FIFA World Cup

Ronaldo does just enough vs. Morocco ... and that's a problem

Cristiano Ronaldo got the early goal in Portugal's win, but his teammates need to step up if they're to go far.

Ronaldo breaks Europe's international goal mark

Ronaldo broke Ferenc Puskas' record for the most international goals by a European player with his winner for Portugal against Morocco.

NBA draft

7 p.m. ET, Thursday, ESPN

Inside Mo Bamba's quest to be the NBA's next great big man

This is the behind-the-scenes story of how Bamba is training to join the ranks of the league's top big men.

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Bilas likes Colin Sexton more than Trae Young

Jay Bilas would draft Collin Sexton ahead of Trae Young because of his competitiveness and ability to guard.

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Porter says teams 'pretty comfortable' with medical reports

Michael Porter Jr. addresses concerns about his health and durability ahead of the NBA draft.

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Mo Bamba: The NBA's next elite rim protector?

Mohamed Bamba showed off his penchant for shot-blocking while at Texas and looks to take his defense to new heights in the NBA.

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Doncic drills acrobatic 3 to clinch win in ACB championship

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Knicks fans have a love/hate relationship with NBA draft

Knicks fans are passionate about their team and it's clearly on display when New York makes a pick in the draft.

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Trae Young breathes basketball leading up to NBA draft

Oklahoma star Trae Young prepares for the NBA draft with his father, Rayford, by his side.

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NFL

NFL bubble watch: 32 veterans who could be cut before Week 1

Could the Packers part ways with Aaron Rodgers' backup? NFL Nation picks a player on each team who might not make the opening-day roster.

NFL offseason rewind: Best moves, looming questions for all 32

With minicamps wrapping up last Thursday, the NFL is officially on vacation. How did your team fare in the offseason?

Dwight Howard trade

Stephen A.: Howard is 'irrelevant'

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Trade grades: Who wins Nets-Hornets deal?

The Nets get Howard from Charlotte to help clear space for free agents in 2019. Kevin Pelton grades the trade.

FIFA World Cup

Barnwell’s top 25 young players at World Cup 2018

For young players, making the 23-man World Cup squad is a top indicator of stardom to come. Bill Barnwell picks out the 25 next big things in 2018.

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Russia runs out of beer at the World Cup!

Could it really be true?! Charlie Gibson heads out to investigate.

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Postcards from Russia: In search of World Cup fever

The World Cup hasn't exactly turned Russia into a nonstop footballing party.

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