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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.

Majestic Molinari keeps his cool in the Tiger Woods commotion

Challenged with an elite field, a tough course and being a part of the most followed pairing at Carnoustie, Francesco Molinari emerged to become Italy's first major champion.

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Watch live: Keith Olbermann returns to SportsCenter


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.

Sunday's Best

Bradley's 3-run shot puts Red Sox up big


Schwarber crushes homer to right

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


A's walk off for second straight game

Brandon Crawford boots Matt Chapman's high chopper allowing the Athletics to walk it off in the 10th inning.


Trout chips in to Angels' laugher with 2-run shot

Mike Trout snaps a nine-game RBI drought and cracks a 2-run homer to add on to the Angels' big lead.


Harper skies 24th homer to center

Bryce Harper tacks on a solo home run that adds to the Nationals' lead over the Braves in the eighth inning.


Pulisic puts Dortmund ahead late against Liverpool

In the 89th minute, Christian Pulisic scores his second goal of the game to lift Borussia Dortmund past Liverpool.


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 wins, converts penalty for Dortmund

Christian Pulisic scores to tie Borussia Dortmund's match with Liverpool at 1.


Van Dijk's header puts Liverpool ahead

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



Bell: Even worse news could be coming for Yoenis Cespedes

The Mets' outfielder might be back from the disabled list for the moment, but he could be back on the shelf and out for a long time to come.

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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.

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.

NFL and the anthem

NFL owners should accept what's obvious: New anthem policy is not sustainable

The league hoped to shut the door on the controversy, but it's still wide-open as the season nears.

Greenberg: NFL can't make everyone happy with anthem policy

Richard Jefferson and Mike Greenberg react to the NFL's latest attempt to address the issues surrounding the anthem.


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Thailand cave rescue

  • Royal Thai Army/EPA
  • 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.