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How a Houston boxing trainer faked his death to avoid murder-for-hire

Ramon Sosa was marked for death by his wife. This is the story of how he survived, thanks to a surprising savior. Watch E:60 on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET on ESPN.

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Preview: The scary plot against a successful trainer

E:60 investigates the murder-for-hire plot involving a former gang member and a well-known boxing trainer.

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NBA

How do LeBron's Lakers add a second star after the Kawhi trade?

Will L.A. add a second star next to LeBron James after the Kawhi Leonard trade? Kevin Pelton looks at the Lakers' options.

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5-on-5: Predicting the loaded East race after the Kawhi trade

Our Insiders answer the big questions about new Finals favorites and dark-horse East contenders.

Barkley hopes Kawhi stays in Toronto

Charles Barkley expects Leonard to be motivated playing for the Raptors so he can land a max deal next summer.

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The Open

How one bad swing gave Tiger, Phil, Jordan and Rickie new hope

Kevin Kisner hurt his chances at the 18th hole Friday, but he helped the sport by setting up a potentially wild weekend at The Open.

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Why big clubs covet Pulisic's potential

It's not the player Christian Pulisic is that appeals, it's the player he is likely to become. Even after a difficult season, he has a spectacular future.

Robson: Pulisic must play in a No. 10 role for Dortmund

ESPN FC's Stewart Robson feels Christian Pulisic must improve his end product at Borussia Dortmund this season.

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Mahrez, Sane & Pulisic headline 2018 ICC opener

FC's Ian Darke and Stewart Robson talk Riyad Mahrez's move to Man City, Leroy Sane's quality and what to expect from Christian Pulisic ahead of the ICC opener.

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Cardinals

MLB

Carpenter hits three homers in win

Matt Carpenter joins Kris Bryant as the only players in the modern era with three home runs and two doubles in a game.

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Friday Scoreboard

Trade talk

Olney: Keep an eye on these starting pitchers as deadline nears

The trade market for starting pitching is thin, but a few good outings could convince contenders to come calling.

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The most common trade deadline mistake and MLB's next big thing

Why regression is the one word every baseball fan should know this time of year. Plus, weighing in on hot-button issues and the Dodgers lineup.

Machado glad he can finally move past trade rumors

Manny Machado is excited to suit up in Dodger Blue and finally stop answering questions about his future.

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On This Date: July 20, 1976

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  • Hank Aaron's final home run

    Only 10,134 spectators -- 21 percent capacity -- were in County Stadium that day to witness the designated hitter's 755th and final home run, a record that stood for 31 years.

A light in the darkness

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  • A light in the darkness

    The rescue of a soccer team trapped in a cave in Thailand was so daring it defies comprehension. This is what heroism looks like.

Heroic coaches

  • Andrew Kaufman
  • 'He saved so many lives'

    Cross-country coach Scott Beigel, assistant football coach Aaron Feis and athletic director Chris Hixon are the 2018 ESPYS recipients of the Best Coach Award for the difference they made in the lives of students on and off the field of play.