THINGS TO CARE ABOUT
The best NBA free agents ... We know the big names available in this year's NBA free agency. But how do they all stack up by the numbers? Is there one player who stands head and shoulders above the rest? What about diamonds in the rough? We have the full breakdown of the ins and outs of the top 30, all on ESPN+. Read More
How Michigan became the CWS Cinderella ... Yes, Michigan, that football and basketball stalwart with hundreds of millions of dollars in athletic revenue and a stadium literally called "The Big House." Before this month, the Wolverines baseball team hadn't made it to Omaha since Barry Larkin -- Barry Larkin! -- was on the team in 1984. They're here now, though, against all odds ... and they're up against a Vanderbilt team that used to be a Cinderella itself. Read More
When your favorite player shows up at your graduation party ... One Lions fan decided to shoot for the moon by inviting Darius Slay to his graduation party via Twitter. He was in the middle of eating a bite of pasta salad when he realized that Slay actually decided to show up. He even stayed for a few hours and played some water pong. Extremely cool. Read More
A FREAKY MVP
Good to be Giannis ... Prior to Monday, the only Milwaukee Buck to win the NBA MVP award was a guy named Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Giannis Antetokounmpo was added to that list, as "The Greek Freak" received the honor after leading the Bucks to a league-high 60 wins. Giannis capped off a big night for internationally born players, as Luka Doncic, Rudy Gobert and Pascal Siakam also took home hardware. Read More
THINGS TO WATCH
The most bizarre free kick you'll ever see ... Here's a weird one from Pahang, as they took a two-goal lead in the Malaysian FA Cup semifinal with the help of an extremely long-distance goal from Herold Goulon. Gotta feel for the goalie here, man. Watch
London volunteers learn how to sing 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame'
The English workers volunteering for the Red Sox-Yankees series in London learn how to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game."
"I hope it's just a total s---show circus. It's going to be totally awesome. I think this is what everybody wants."
-- Megan Rapinoe on the upcoming USA-France Women's World Cup match. Read more
On this date in 1966, Dikembe Mutombo was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Years later, he would become famous as "Mt. Mutombo," a defensive nightmare whose post-block finger wag became one of the most iconic celebrations in NBA history. Here's a "This is SportsCenter" clip of him in a rare moment of relaxation. Watch
WHAT'S ON TONIGHT?
Michigan vs. Vanderbilt (7 p.m. ET, ESPN): All Michigan has to do to win its first College World Series since 1962 and the Big Ten's first since 1966 is get by Vanderbilt starter Kumar Rocker. Of course, the last time Rocker pitched when the Commodores were on the verge of being eliminated he threw a 19-strikeout no-hitter.
O.J.: Made in America, Part 2 (8 p.m. ET, ESPN2): The reair of our Oscar-winning documentary series on the life of O.J. Simpson continues tonight, with Part 2 examining O.J.'s rise to celebrity amid a backdrop of race relations in Los Angeles and the U.S. as a whole. Watch the full series here
Rockies at Giants (9:45 p.m. ET, ESPN): Right now, Madison Bumgarner is having the worst season of his otherwise-exceptional career, probably because he's giving up home runs at a higher rate than in any of his previous full seasons. Despite that, his ERA is 4.28 -- just a hair worse than league average.