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Olney: As deadline nears, a few starting pitchers might find new homes

The trade market for starting pitching is thin, but a couple of 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.

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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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X Games Minneapolis

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James Foster wins BMX Big Air gold

Watch Foster's gold-medal-winning run in The Real Cost BMX Big Air final.

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Must-See Moments

Manny Machado records hit in first at-bat with Dodgers

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Wendle makes reverse glove flip for out

Joey Wendle grabs the ball and flips it reverse one handed via his glove for the out at first.

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Cespedes homers in return from DL

Yoenis Cespedes just keeps it fair and mashes a solo shot off the foul pole in left field.

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Strasburg in heated exchange with Scherzer after poor performance

Stephen Strasburg has words with teammate Max Scherzer in the dugout after giving up six runs in four-plus innings pitched.

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Rosario, den Dekker hit the deck, ball falls between them

Greg Bird lifts a pop-up to shallow center field that falls between Amed Rosario and Matt den Dekker as both dive for the ball.

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Friday Scoreboard

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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E:60: Dead Man Walking

9 a.m. ET, Sunday, ESPN

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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NFL Offseason

Your guide to the offseason: 20 things you might have missed

Tune out after confetti fell on the Eagles? Here's everything you need to know about what's happened since, from the anthem rule retraction and more.

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NFL Insiders predict: The No. 1 fantasy draft pick in 2021

Who will rule the fantasy landscape in three years? Our insiders pick a few candidates -- including a wide receiver -- who could go No. 1.

College football

Coaches and their everlasting quest to coach turnovers

Football coaches constantly stress the importance of takeaways and ball security. But does it really all just come down to luck?

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The weird, wild world of college football message boards

Fans like Stormy Daniels, federal judicial nominees and undercover school presidents (who are former CIA directors) keep college football weird on message boards.

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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.

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.