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A major loss for Tiger that will lead to a major win

Tiger Woods had the lead at The Open. He didn't finish it off. But being right there, and the pain of not closing, is a necessary step on the road to major No. 15.

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Inside a wild Sunday at The Open

From the return of Tiger roars on Sunday at a major to a Jordan Spieth detour around a forgotten part of the course, The Open's final round had everything, including a nerveless champion.

Molinari outlasts loaded field to win Open

Francesco Molinari won The Open, beating a star-studded field at Carnoustie to clinch his first career major championship.

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E:60: Dead Man Walking

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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The best-case scenario for Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors

If Leonard is locked in and returns to his MVP form, the Raptors should project as a legitimate threat to the Warriors, Celtics and Rockets.

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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.

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.

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Machado's double scores Taylor from first

Manny Machado knocks a double to the gap that scores Chris Taylor to extends Los Angeles' lead in the second inning.


Schwarber crushes homer to right

Kyle Schwarber puts the Cubs up 3-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning with his solo shot.


Robertson wins it for Rays with walk-off grand slam

Pinch hitter Daniel Robertson gives the Rays a 6-4 win over the Marlins with walk-off grand slam.


Butera's 3-run inside-the-park HR wins it for Royals

Drew Butera motors around the bases and gets home safely for a three-run inside-the-park home run in the Royals' win over the Twins.


Pulisic converts penalty for Dortmund


Liverpool 1-3 Dortmund: Pulisic puts on a show

Christian Pulisic put in an inspired performance with two goals for Dortmund as they came from behind to defeat Liverpool.


Dortmund get a third to seal victory

International Champions Cup: Jacob Bruun Larsen (90'+3) Liverpool 1-3 Borussia Dortmund


Pulisic puts Dortmund ahead late against Liverpool

International Champions Cup: Christian Pulisic (89') Liverpool 1-2 Borussia Dortmund


Van Dijk's header puts Liverpool ahead

Virgil Van Dijk used his head to give Liverpool a 1-0 lead over Borussia Dortmund.



Realistic second-half goals for all 30 teams

Is your team down for the count? Probably. But there's still something for it to accomplish after the All-Star break.

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Olney: Can the union achieve its goals in the social media era?

Keeping hundreds of players on message might be tough as the players' association tries to bring back the big free-agency paydays of the past.

Social media shows Mike Trout is what's great about baseball

When MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said Trout is not "actively engaged," social media responded by showing him otherwise.

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Thailand cave rescue

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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.