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Who are the 2016 versions of these 2015 fantasy breakouts?

Fantasy owners loved striking big on Devonta Freeman, Jordan Reed and David Johnson in 2015. Who is set up to do the same this year? Mike Clay gives his 2016 versions of the big 2015 breakouts.

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Drake's message to New York Little League comes with a pun (0:20)
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Little Big Men

During the Little League World Series, 11-and 12-year-old boys become superstars. So we asked them to flash their favorite superhero pose and explain what it was really like to play on the big stage.

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Ailing Mets fall back to uncertain reality

Despite rattling off six wins in seven games, the Mets' 5-1 loss to Philadelphia renewed concerns about the team's health for the rest of the season.

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Astoundingly acrobatic goal (0:36)
Deshaun Watson's Heisman highlight reel (1:01)
Premier League's top goals of the weekend (2:44)
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Mr. Fuji passes away at 82

Brian Campbell looks back at the life and wrestling career of WWE Hall of Famer Harry "Mr. Fuji" Fujiwara, who passed away at 82.


Monday NFL preview for all 32 teams

NFL Nation assesses what to watch across the league on Monday, including the Cowboys' plan at quarterback as they try to get rookie fourth-round pick Dak Prescott up to speed.

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Kubiak 'impressed' by Siemian as Sanchez sits

Quarterbacks Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch both saw action for the Broncos in Saturday's preseason win, while Mark Sanchez did not play. Coach Gary Kubiak expects to name a starter this week.


John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Center Bryan Stork failed his physical with Washington, nullifying the trade with New England. Stork has had four concussions, though it's uncertain if that was the reason he failed.


Falcons' Garland weighs in on Kaepernick protest

Falcons OL and Air Force captain Ben Garland on Colin Kaepernick sitting during the national anthem: "I don't agree with it completely, but we fought for that freedom as well." Details

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MLB Week 21 Power Rankings: Rangers AL's top team

Very little changed in the top five of this week's rankings, but the Rangers managed to move past the Blue Jays as the American League's top team. Movin' on up

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Golic’s initial reaction to Kaepernick: Rage

Mike Golic discusses his initial reaction to Colin Kaepernick sitting during the national anthem and says he can relate to people who are upset, but also believes it was not the QB's intention to offend branches of the U.S. military.


Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Duke will start redshirt freshman Daniel Jones at quarterback with starter Thomas Sirk out for the season. Jones impressed coaches during preseason camp and threw two touchdown passes in the team's last scrimmage. Afterward, Coach David Cutcliffe said, "What I saw is he had two or three checks that were outstanding that he didn't make earlier. He had a comfort seeing the field. I know he's extremely talented. He played with poise that you're hoping to see."

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

20 Years Ago Today: Nike announces Tiger to the world with a two-page Wall Street Journal ad


Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Karl-Anthony Towns won Sunday's Coach Cal Celebrity Softball Classic's home run derby in Lexington. The former Kentucky star and reigning NBA rookie of the year followed his final HR with a bat flip. Towns joined other former Kentucky stars in the event that raised more than $300,000 for Louisiana flood victims.


Final 53-man roster projections for every NFL team

NFL Nation reporters project the opening-day rosters for all 32 teams. Starting lineups

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Beltran did what to his hair?

Outfielder Carlos Beltran was seen on the Rangers' bench with hair dye that looked eerily similar to what Carlos Boozer pulled with the Bulls once upon a time.


Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Montreal Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec will serve as Team Czech Republic's captain at the World Cup of Hockey. Plekanec, 33, has served as a Canadiens alternate captain for the past two seasons and was captain of Team Czech Republic at the 2014 Winter Olympics.


Kaepernick seeking to bring awareness

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says his decision to sit during the national anthem Friday wasn't to bash the military, but rather to bring awareness to unjust and unpunished actions in the United States.


Transcript of Kaepernick's comments

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick explained his decision to sit during the playing of the national anthem in a lengthy interview Sunday. Complete transcript

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Monday NFL preview: All 32 teams

NFL Nation assesses what to watch across the league on Monday, including the Cowboys' plan at QB as they try to get rookie fourth-round pick Dak Prescott up to speed. Top storylines

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What we learned: Donaldson has a day

Josh Donaldson's three homer game on Sunday padded Toronto's lead in the AL East as the Blue Jays enter a stretch of games against their division rivals. Call it a hat trick

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Cubs travel in style, head home in onesies

The Cubs didn't have much reason to celebrate after losing to the Dodgers on Sunday, but they were comfortable as they headed home. Photos

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Not everyone believes in Djokovic, Serena

Our experts make their best guesses for the upcoming US Open. Experts' picks

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Hosmer gets splashed on SportsCenter

While being interviewed after the Royals' 10-4 win over the Red Sox, Eric Hosmer gets doused with ice cold water by teammate Salvador Perez.


Royals use big sixth inning to top Red Sox

Kansas City scored eight runs in the sixth inning en route to a 10-4 win over Boston on Sunday.


Three Bengals injured in preseason loss

On a weekend filled with major injuries across the NFL, the Bengals probably just wanted to get through Sunday night's game against the Jaguars safe and sound. They didn't make it past pregame warmups. Big injuries

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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

An eight-run implosion in the sixth inning dooms the Red Sox to a 10-4 loss to the surging Royals on Sunday Night Baseball. Boston is two games behind Toronto in the AL East and one ahead of Baltimore for the first AL wild-card berth. Kansas City, meanwhile, has won 17 of its last 21.

NFL preseason Week 3 injury list

Tony Romo's back and Benjamin Watson's torn Achilles lead our Week 3 preseason injury report. Some major issues

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Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

JAGUARS 26, BENGALS 21 (Final): The Bengals starting units looked in sync and rookie Alex Erickson continued to impress as a kick returner. That was the good part. The bad? Cedric Peerman broke his forearm, and Adam Jones and A.J Green both suffered what appeared to be minor injuries. At this point, they're probably ready to get back to Cincinnati and out of the preseason.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

August ERAs for relievers who began the month as high-leverage options for Red Sox manager John Farrell: Matt Barnes (11.17 in 11 appearances), Fernando Abad (5.63 in 10 appearances), Junichi Tazawa (11.25 in nine appearances entering the ninth inning tonight). If Boston doesn't win the AL East or misses the playoffs entirely, the bullpen will be an enormous reason.