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LIVE: Germany grasp lifeline, draw level

Facing elimination from the World Cup with a defeat to Sweden, Germany fell behind in the first half. But minutes into the second, the 2014 champions have leveled the score through Marco Reus.

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Mexico on the brink as Vela finds World Cup redemption

Four years on from passing on the chance to play for Mexico in the World Cup, Carlos Vela is back and at the heart of El Tri's electric attack.

Project Russia: Becoming a Mexico fan

Tag along with ESPN in the latest episode of Project Russia and get a taste of what takes to be a true Mexico supporter.


How high is Mexico's ceiling after South Korea win?

After Mexico made it two wins from two, Stevie Nicol forecasts how far El Tri's work rate and quality can continue to take them in Russia.



2018 Draft

Six big winners from the NBA draft's first round

Which teams made the best moves in the first round of the draft?

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How this draft sets up future trades and free agency

Trades and free agency are around the corner. Kevin Pelton looks at the ways an eventful draft night will lead to more moves.

NBA Draft Australian recap

Nick Metallinos breaks down a tough night for the Aussie hopefuls in the NBA Draft.


Doncic's whirlwind draft experience

In a span of two days, Luka Doncic not only changed continents but teams as the highly touted guard got his first taste of NBA life.


Stephen A.: Doncic, Young 'will be linked for years to come'

Stephen A. Smith's biggest takeaway from the NBA draft is the trade between Dallas and Atlanta to swap Luka Doncic and Trae Young.


Williams: 'Bamba has more upside' than Ayton

Jay Williams recognizes DeAndre Ayton is a better offensively than Mo Bamba, but Bamba's athletic ability gives him a higher ceiling.


How worried should Nuggets be about Porter Jr.'s health?

Bomani Jones notices Michael Porter Jr. walked very cautiously off the stage at the NBA draft and that should worry Denver.


NBA draft

How Luka Doncic got to the Dallas Mavericks

After a pre-draft process full of mystery and one of the most celebrated careers by any European prospect ever, Luka Doncic has landed with the Mavs. How did we get here?

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As far as ESPN's draft analytics model is concerned, there was plenty of value to be found in the second round last night. In addition to these, the Mavericks picked up two talented players very late in Ray Spalding (Analytics Rank: 24) and Kostas Antetokounmpo (30).

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Photos of the Faces and Emotions of NBA Draft Night in Brooklyn

The fresh faces of basketball's future ride the emotional roller coaster of the 2018 NBA draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Lukaku has Belgium raising expectations

Romelu Lukaku's power was showcased again as he took his World Cup goal tally to four, raising expectations that Belgium can reach the semifinals.

Lukaku, Hazard 8/10 as Belgium crush Tunisia

Belgium created plenty of chances in their 5-2 win over Tunisia, and at the centre of it all were Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard.

Lukaku first to WC goal feat since Maradona

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku became the first player in 32 years to score multiple goals in consecutive World Cup finals matches on Saturday.

Maaloul, Youssef exposed as Tunisia crushed by Belgium

Tunisia were thoroughly outclassed but still netted twice as they were thumped 5-2 by Belgium during a thrilling Group G clash in Moscow.

Ames: Teams will fear playing Belgium

ESPN's Nick Ames shares his thoughts on Belgium's dominant display against Tunisia which saw them top group G.


Nicol: Defence will keep Belgium from winning World Cup

Belgium scored five goals in their win over Tunisia, but Steve Nicol says their issues at the back could prove costly in the World Cup.



Round 14

Clutch Ziebell breaks Bulldog hearts in thriller

North Melbourne skipper Jack Ziebell has kicked a last-minute winner in his side's two-point AFL victory over the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium.


Moscow stocks up on beer after shortages

Moscow's shops are stocking up on beer to slake the thirst of World Cup fans after some bars reported shortages.

Man apologises for groping World Cup reporter

The man, who identified himself by his first name, Ruslan, groped Deutsche Welle reporter Julieth Gonzalez Theran and kissed her on the cheek.

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