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News, rumblings and superstar trade requests

All the latest information you need to know ahead of free agency. ... Continue Reading

Zhou: Halo 'saved life' after flipping over barrier

The British Grand Prix was suspended before the end of the first lap after two huge collisions involving multiple drivers on the pit straight resulted in Zhou Guanyu's Alfa Romeo ending up on the wrong side of the tyre barriers at Turn 1. ... Continue Reading

Dodgers' Betts returns after 15-game absence

Mookie Betts was reinstated from the injured list Sunday and was in the lineup against the Padres, playing right field. ... Continue Reading

Lightning deal McDonagh to Preds for 2 players

The Lightning have traded veteran defenseman Ryan McDonagh to the Predators, clearing space under the NHL salary cap and acquiring defenseman Philippe Myers and forward Grant Mismash. ... Continue Reading

1B coach away from Jays after daughter's death

Mark Budzinski, the Blue Jays' first-base coach, is away from the team after the death of his eldest daughter. ... Continue Reading

Federer hoping for one more Wimbledon run

Roger Federer, who has not played a competitive match since the 2021 Wimbledon quarterfinals, says he hopes he can "can come back one more time" at the All England Club. ... Continue Reading

Experts weigh in: What does the future hold for Serena Williams and Roger Federer?

We asked our experts whether either of them will be able to return to the top level of the sport. ... Continue Reading

100 years of Centre Court: The tournament shows signs of change

Wimbledon is known for tradition, but behind the scenes, some things are being done differently. ... Continue Reading

Who's next for Adesanya, Volkanovski and O'Malley?

Who should be next for the middleweight and lightweight champions? Brett Okamoto plays matchmaker. ... Continue Reading

Yankees bullpen loses rookie Marinaccio to IL

Yankees rookie reliever Ron Marinaccio has been placed on the 15-day injured list with shoulder inflammation, leaving New York's solid bullpen without a key piece nearing the season's halfway point. ... Continue Reading

Grace wins first LIV event in U.S., pockets $4.4M

Branden Grace closed with a 7-under 65 to finish at 13 under and win the 54-hole LIV Golf tournament at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. ... Continue Reading

Cerrone retires after loss: 'Don't love it anymore'

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, one of the most beloved fighters of the past decade, announced his retirement from mixed martial arts following a submission loss to Jim Miller at UFC 276. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Draft-eligible Rocker had 'minor' surgery

Former Vanderbilt star pitcher Kumar Rocker, 22, who is draft-eligible this summer, underwent shoulder surgery in September, receiving what his agent called "a minor scope" on his right arm, sources familiar with the procedure told ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Verbal volleys: 'Bully' Kyrgios tops 'soft' Tsitsipas

Australian Nick Kyrgios beat fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas in a wild, volatile, outburst-filled third-round match at Wimbledon where both players received code violations. ... Continue Reading

Zhou's car flips over tire barrier in huge F1 crash

The British Grand Prix was suspended before the end of the first lap after two huge collisions involving multiple drivers on the pit straight resulted in Zhou Guanyu's Alfa Romeo ending up on the wrong side of the tyre barriers at Turn 1. ... Continue Reading

Agent: Zion secures extension, may make $231M

Zion Williamson and the Pelicans agreed to a five-year designated maximum rookie extension that could be worth up to $231 million, Williamson's agent and co-head of CAA Sports' basketball division Austin Brown told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. ... Continue Reading

WNBA fantasy and betting tips for Sunday

Our fantasy and betting experts break down their favorite plays for Sunday's WNBA matchups. ... Continue Reading

How past trade efforts for Shaq, Kobe and Kawhi might inform the Kevin Durant trade landscape

Three blockbuster trade negotiations that did (and didn't) work out -- and what each might say about the massive trade request that has rocked the NBA. ... Continue Reading

How NIL helped SMU's Ra'Sun Kazadi 'grow as an artist'

The benefits of NIL have given the SMU Mustangs safety the chance to explore new worlds in his artwork. ... Continue Reading

After a year of radical change, what happens next?

NIL has helped athletes put money in their pockets, but it has also helped them realize their power. ... Continue Reading