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News, rumblings and superstar trade requests
All the latest information you need to know surrounding free agency,[read more]

White Sox cancel fireworks after parade shooting
The White Sox canceled their postgame fireworks celebration on Monday in the wake of a mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago that left at least six people dead and wounded at least 30 others.[read more]

Chestnut's 63 hot dogs enough for 15th title
Joey "Jaws'' Chestnut gobbled his way to a 15th win Monday at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, powering down 63 franks and buns, while Miki Sudo returned to win the women's title by eating 40 wieners at the annual event in Coney Island.[read more]

Sources: Ronaldo interested in move to Chelsea
Chelsea have been told Cristiano Ronaldo might be willing to join, but they have not decided whether to make a formal offer, sources have told ESPN.[read more]

Cristobal's Canes land No. 5 recruit in 2023 class
Francis Mauigoa, a 6-foot-6, 325-pound offensive lineman and the No. 5 recruit in the 2023 ESPN 300, committed to coach Mario Cristobal and the new-look Miami Hurricanes on Monday.[read more]

Nadal, Kyrgios advance into men's quarterfinals
Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios, Taylor Fitz and Cristian Garin advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals with victories Monday.[read more]

Halep cruises into quarterfinals; Tan's run ends
Simona Halep beat fourth-seeded Paula Badosa 6-1, 6-2 on Centre Court to return to the Wimbledon quarterfinals, while 20th-ranked American Amanda Anisimova ended Harmony Tan's run with a 6-2, 6-3 victory[read more]

ESPN handicapping expert Hank Goldberg dies
Hank Goldberg, who worked at ESPN as an NFL reporter and handicapping expert for two decades, died Monday on his 82nd birthday, his family confirmed.[read more]

'Terrified' Griner appeals to Biden for her freedom
Brittney Griner, whose trial in Russia began Friday, made a direct appeal to President Biden for her freedom Monday in a letter passed on through her representatives, writing, "I'm terrified I might be here forever."[read more]

Who are the greatest MMA fighters by year, from 1993 to the present day?
Here are the fighters who stole each year, from the inception of the UFC until now.[read more]