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Will Trae Young have his Willis Reed moment (Google it, young people) for the Hawks tonight?

Making Headlines

Euro 2020: In the most shocking upset of the tournament thus far, Switzerland erased a two-goal deficit and won the penalty shootout to beat France and advance to the quarterfinals. Also: Spain needed extra time but defeated Croatia 5-3 to advance, while England beat Germany 2-0.

Wimbledon: Five-time champion Serena Williams won her 90th career Wimbledon match, defeating Mihaela Buzarnescu to reach the second round. Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty also advanced. On the men’s side, fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev advanced, while American Sebastian Korda upset 15th-seeded Alex De Minaur.

MLB: Kyle Schwarber belted two home runs to lift the Nationals over the Mets. Schwarber has 11 homers in his last nine games and a team-record 15 in June.

NFL: The Washington Football Team promoted Tanya Snyder, wife of owner Daniel Snyder, to co-CEO.

NHL: The Oilers signed Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to an eight-year contract extension that carries an AAV of $5.25 million. Also: The Sabres signed Don Granato to a three-year deal as head coach.

What We're Watching

Bucks at Hawks

Watch: 8:30 p.m. ET, TNT

Odds: Bucks -7* || O/U 218.5*

Pick: Much depends on the status of Hawks star Trae Young, who is questionable with a bone bruise in his right foot. 

Sports Section likes Milwaukee to win either way, so lay the points and take the under.

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Shoutout to subscriber Marty Magee (@martymagee), who correctly predicted the Lightning would defeat the Canadiens and was closest to the final score. Nice going, Marty!

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