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Russell joining GSW, Iguodala to Grizz

The Golden State Warriors and Brooklyn Nets have agreed on a sign-and-trade that will send point guard D'Angelo Russell to the Warriors, who will send Andre Iguodala to the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources told ESPN.Russell will receive a four-year, $117 million maximum contract, league sources said.Russell no longer fit on the Nets after they landed Kyrie Irving on Sunday. League sources told ESPN that Irving will sign with Brooklyn on
Baseball

Dodgers’ Lux crushes first Triple-A homer

The competition is supposed to get harder when a player moves up a level in the Minor Leagues. But three games into his first stint in the Pacific Coast League, Gavin Lux is making the transition look easy. The Dodgers No. 2 prospect led off Triple-A Oklahoma City's 13-2 win over Nashville on Sunday night with his first homer since Thursday's promotion. Lux finished the game 4-for-6 with two doubles
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U.S. barely bailed out by Pulisic in sorry showing against Curacao

With a trip to the semifinal on the line in Philadelphia, the United States defeated Curacao 1-0 in game marked by disjointed American play and the surprising confidence apparent from the Caribbean nation.PositivesThe win and little else. This is a tournament, after all, and the point is to advance. A singular moment from Christian Pulisic gave the Americans the goal they needed and the defense managed to hold on to
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Snubs, surprises and more — MLB All-Star roster reaction

Bryce Harper signed a record-breaking $330 million contract with the Phillies as a free agent. Manny Machado signed a $300 million contract with the Padres as a free agent. Neither is a 2019 All-Star.Tommy La Stella, traded in the offseason from the Cubs to the Angels for a player to be named later after hitting 10 career home runs in five major league seasons, is a 2019 All-Star. He's one
Basketball

Middleton will rejoin Bucks for five years, $178M

All-Star Khris Middleton has agreed to a five-year, $178 million contract to return to the Milwaukee Bucks, Excel Sports agent Mike Lindeman told ESPN.The deal includes a player option on the fifth year.Middleton has developed into the co-star to MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo on the Bucks' championship-contender team, and his commitment Sunday reestablishes Milwaukee as an Eastern Conference favorite.1 Related"We are not done. The goal wasn't to reach the Eastern Conference
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Kirilloff finds his stroke for Blue Wahoos

In a season full of starts and stops, Alex Kirilloff found the accelerator again on Sunday. The second-ranked Twins prospect singled three times, walked and scored a run as Double-A Pensacola held on for a 7-5 victory over Mississippi at Blue Wahoos Stadium. The three hits matched a season high for Kirilloff, who made a diving catch in right-center field that helped curtail a Braves' rally in the ninth inning.Video: Pensacola's
Basketball

Sources — 76ers, Simmons open extension talks

The Philadelphia 76ers have started discussions with agent Rich Paul on a contract extension for All-Star guard Ben Simmons, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.Simmons, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft, earned Rookie of the Year honors in 2018 after sitting out a year with a broken right foot.Simmons, 22, averaged 16.9 points, 8.8 rebounds and 7.7 assists last season for the Sixers, who lost to eventual