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The second-half stretch that turned hope into heartbreak for England in loss to USWNT

[ad_1] LYON, France -- There had been plenty of drama and controversy leading into the semifinal clash between the U.S. national team and England, but the match that unfolded Tuesday at the Women's World Cup had a bit of everything: pregame drama, physical play, controversial calls, a penalty kick and a red card. But the Lionesses' fate -- a 2-1 loss against the defending champs -- could be encapsulated in
Basketball

Green, Mudiay to Jazz on 1-year deals

[ad_1] Free-agent forward Jeff Green has agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million veterans minimum contract with the Utah Jazz, league sources told ESPN on Tuesday.The Jazz also reached agreement with free-agent point guard Emmanuel Mudiay on a one-year deal, sources told ESPN.Green leaves the Washington Wizards to join a significant group of reinforcements in Utah -- including Mike Conley Jr. and free agent Bojan Bogdanovic -- who will infuse talent
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Klay Thompson’s surgery a success, agent says

[ad_1] Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Klay Thompson underwent successful surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles to repair his torn ACL, his agent, Greg Lawrence, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.Dr. Neal ElAttrache performed the procedure at the Kerlan-Jobe Institute.Thompson is expected to make a full recovery and follow a standard recovery time of five to seven months, though Lawrence emphasized Tuesday that said window is tilted toward the back end of that
Hockey

Playoffs about ‘momentum and confidence’

[ad_1] The NHL isn’t a copycat league. It’s a response league. After the big and gritty St. Louis Blues muscled their way to the Stanley Cup, division rivals have responded in different ways. The Nashville Predators inked top free agent center Matt Duchene ; the Dallas Stars beefed up with tough, playoff-tested scorers Joe Pavelski and Corey Perry; the Minnesota Wild got faster by signing Mats Zuccarello; the Colorado Avalanche replenished their
Basketball

Lakers to add F Dudley on 1-year, $2.6M deal

[ad_1] Free-agent forward Jared Dudley has agreed to a one-year, $2.6 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports told ESPN.The Lakers are starting the process of fortifying a depleted roster beyond LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma with veteran players on minimum contracts, and Dudley brings a versatile and savvy game to the Lakers.Dudley is coming off a productive season with the Brooklyn
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Glenn Robinson reaches agreement with Warriors

[ad_1] Small forward Glenn Robinson has agreed to a two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors, his agent, Jelani Floyd, told The Athletic.Robinson, 25, played with the Detroit Pistons last season but was used sparingly, averaging 4.2 points in 13 minutes per game. He'd signed a two-year deal with them before the season, but they declined to pick up the option.With Kevin Durant and Andre Iguodala both gone, the Warriors
Hockey

Power play: Ducks hire ex-Kings coach Sutter as adviser

[ad_1] ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Darryl Sutter has been hired by the Anaheim Ducks as an adviser to new coach Dallas Eakins’ staff. Anaheim general manager Bob Murray announced the eye-catching addition Tuesday. Sutter is the winningest coach in the history of the Los Angeles Kings, the Ducks’ crosstown archrivals. He coached Los Angeles to its only two Stanley Cup championships in 2012 and 2014 while winning a club-record 225
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Meet Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old who has everyone at Wimbledon talking

[ad_1] 4:09 PM ETD'Arcy MaineESPN LONDON -- Corey Gauff still remembers watching the 2009 Australian Open final between Serena Williams and Dinara Safina.It was early morning at their family home in Atlanta, but his young daughter was captivated by the match on the screen. Williams ultimately won in convincing fashion, 6-0, 6-3, to claim her 10th Grand Slam title. "She's the GOAT," Corey remembers saying in awe.His daughter, then 4,
Basketball

Sources — Green agrees to 1-year deal with Jazz

[ad_1] Free-agent forward Jeff Green has agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million veteran's minimum contract with the Utah Jazz, league sources told ESPN on Tuesday.Green leaves the Washington Wizards to join a significant group of reinforcements in Utah -- including Mike Conley Jr. and free agent Bojan Bogdanovic -- who will infuse talent into a core of Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert to make the Jazz serious contenders in the
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Angels ‘will never be the same’ without Skaggs

[ad_1] ARLINGTON, Texas -- With the memory of Tyler Skaggs weighing heavy on their hearts, the Los Angeles Angels prepared Tuesday to play their first game since the death of the much-loved 27-year-old pitcher who got to play for his favorite childhood team."He was an exceptional young man with an entire life so full of promise yet to live. For some reason, that is incomprehensible to all of us, he