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Follow live: Messi, Argentina eye crucial points in tough test vs. Croatia - Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Croatia is moving on to the round of 16 but Argentina's World Cup fate is out of its hands after another disappointing showing in Russia.

Sources: Lakers rebuffed by Spurs on Kawhi - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
The Los Angeles Lakers contacted the San Antonio Spurs regarding Kawhi Leonard but were immediately rebuffed, sources tell ESPN.

Croatia's Modric: We 'cut off' Messi from the ball - Thu, 21 Jun 2018

Howard, Nets to work on buyout of contract - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Eight-time NBA All-Star Dwight Howard and the Brooklyn Nets have agreed to enter into buyout talks for his $23.8 million expiring contract.

Islanders name Trotz as new head coach - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Barry Trotz, former coach of the Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals, has been named the new coach of the New York Islanders.

June Jones: Manziel 'humble,' should be in NFL - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Hamilton Tiger-Cats coach June Jones says Johnny Manziel is "growing up every day" and should be playing in the NFL.

Dad disciplined for pulling son from burning car - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Dean Jones was put on probation for going on the track at a NASCAR-sanctioned event to help his son Mike out of burning car.

Mbappe seals France's progress vs. enthusiastic Peru - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
France will have to improve to make a deep run, but thanks to teenage striker Kylian Mbappe, a spot in the round of 16 is assured.

Hirving Lozano primed to be Mexico's next big star - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Lozano's rise at PSV has been no surprise to Mexico fans or pundits but his goal vs. Germany has shown he can be El Tri's next star.

Our top trade offers for Earl Thomas: Cowboys, Pats, Chargers - Tue, 12 Jun 2018
We crafted deals -- trade and extension -- for the disgruntled safety, then picked the one the Seahawks and Thomas should take.

Q&A: Lonnie Walker talks NBA draft and Bruce Lee versus MJ - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
The projected lottery pick discusses his alter ego on the court, which players he patterns his game after, and more.

Inside Mo Bamba's quest to be the NBA's next great big man - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
This is the behind-the-scenes story of how Bamba is training to join the ranks of the league's top big men.

Jaylen Brown for Kawhi? Not so fast, Boston - Wed, 20 Jun 2018
If San Antonio is trading Kawhi Leonard, what would Boston offer? Zach Lowe explores how far the Celtics should go.

Jose Altuve's brilliance being taken for granted - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
He's leading the league in hitting and his team is having a great season, yet somehow it seems no one is talking about Jose Altuve.

Texas Tech pitcher reaches out, meets fellow cancer fighter - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Having survived cancer as a child, Texas Tech pitcher Dylan Dusek took time Wednesday to meet with 7-year-old Cal Worrell, who is fighting the disease.

Jermaine Kearse tees it up with Jordan Spieth for a new kind of pressure - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Jets WR Jermaine Kearse had some nerves playing with major champion Jordan Spieth, but the two bonded over the mental toughness their sports require.

The lineman and the cutman: Lions rookie has legend in his corner - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Lions rookie Tyrell Crosby befriended legendary cutman Stitch Duran while playing high school football in Las Vegas and counts him as a role model.

PSG, U.S. star Weah answers NYC team's call - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
An amateur team in New York was scrambling for players in order to fill a full side -- rising PSG and U.S. star Timothy Weah came to the rescue!

ESPYS Voting: Best Play Round 1 - Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Let your voice be heard and then tune in to the 2018 ESPY Awards on July 18 on ABC!

ESPYS Voting: Best Performance - Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Let your voice be heard and then tune in to the 2018 ESPY Awards on July 18 on ABC!

ESPYS Voting: Best Athlete in a League - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Let your voice be heard and then tune in to the 2018 ESPY Awards on July 18 on ABC!

ESPYS Voting: Best Athlete in a Sport - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Let your voice be heard and then tune in to the 2018 ESPY Awards on July 18 on ABC!

Lowe: New kind of crunch time has NBA luminaries excited - Sun, 17 Jun 2018
The Basketball Tournament is going all-in on its radical approach to fourth quarters.

NHL draft predictions: Who could be traded, wild cards, more - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Our panel checks in on the prospects they most want to see in the NHL, veterans who could be traded, best picks of the past five years and more.

Destination Tavares: Where the star center could land - Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Eight teams have emerged as front-runners in the John Tavares derby, as his return to the Islanders is not guaranteed. Here's who is in the mix.