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6hBradford Doolittle

Cubs outlast Pirates to win wacky, extra-inning affair

Jake Arrieta struggled, and the Chicago Cubs fell behind early, but the young bats rallied before pinch hitter Miguel Montero won it in extras.

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Verrett: I believe in the promise of America (1:02)
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3hGreg Garber

Early returns inconclusive for Novak Djokovic

With all the drama surrounding him the past couple of months, the question is whether Novak Djokovic can check all that baggage at the door and focus on the daunting task at hand at the US Open.

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44mJerry Crasnick

How Tim Tebow's MLB plan came into focus

Tim Tebow's day in front of scouts has arrived. How did we get here, and what chance does Tebow have of making the baseball leap? Well, that depends who you ask.

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9hRivers McCown

Why Bosa's holdout won't affect his play

Joey Bosa and the Chargers finally agreed to a contract, but how will Bosa's holdout affect his production? Football Outsiders analyzes the true impact of top talents' sitting out camp.

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2hESPN.com

Biggest strength, weakness for all 32 NFL teams

Any team that has A.J. Green has potency in its passing attack, but Cincinnati's biggest flaw is the roster depth behind Green. NFL Nation narrows down each team's area of strength and weakness.

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Martin makes impressive catch to rob Desmond (0:31)
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Kaepernick's protest reminiscent of Ali (2:18)
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11hESPN.com

Tuesday NFL preview for all 32 teams

NFL Nation assesses what to watch across the league on Tuesday, including rookie first-round pick Joey Bosa saying he's "ready to play" whenever the Chargers decide to put him on the field.

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23hLeo Howell

Fantasy football mock draft: 10-team PPR

Our final mock draft of the 2016 preseason, a 10-team PPR mock, featured Dez Bryant being selected just outside the first round. How does Tony Romo's injury impact his value?

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What's the kryptonite for CFB's best offensive players?
NCAAF 

Even the best players have weaknesses, so what can Clemson QB Deshaun Watson and other offensive team All-Americans do to improve this season? Nobody's perfect (Insider)

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NCAAF 

Is it ‘Tebow time’ for MLB?
MLB 

As Tim Tebow gets ready to showcase his skills to major league scouts, check out how the sports world reacted to the news that the former Heisman winner was transitioning to baseball.

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MLB 

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Betty Jane France, widow of former NASCAR Chairman Bill France Jr. and the mother of current NASCAR Chairman Brian France and Vice Chairwoman Lesa France Kennedy, died Monday. Serving as a NASCAR executive vice president and chairwoman of the NASCAR Foundation up until her death, Betty Jane France was an advocate for children's health care and served on the boards of numerous Daytona Beach area community service organizations. Lesa France Kennedy said: "She played a significant role in NASCAR's history, leading the charge to elevate the experience of our sport for the fans who love it, and her philanthropic efforts will forever remain a part of our sport."

Calvin Johnson can't dance
NFL 

Ahead of former NFL player Calvin Johnson being announced as a contestant on “Dancing with the Stars,” we look back to Johnson admitting he does not have any rhythm on the dance floor.

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NFL 

Lochte would like ‘the whole world to move on’
NFL 

Mike and Mike react to Ryan Lochte confirming his slot on this season's “Dancing with the Stars” and mentions that he would like for the whole world to ‘move on' past his embarrassing Rio fiasco.

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NFL 

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Back in his native Kamloops, British Columbia, Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk has been honored with an art rendition on a fence outside the Thompson Rivers University Gym. File under: The Fence is Real (via @KamThisWeek)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys hope they need a veteran backup quarterback for 6-8 games before Tony Romo returns. Why would they give up a draft pick of any kind and the possible four-year value it could bring? The bet is they add a veteran as a free agent or make conditions of trade compensation hard to meet.

Roethlisberger: Steelers unanimously voted down 2011 CBA

Ben Roethlisberger backs Ramon Foster's warning to players to save money for a potential lockout and reminds Golic that the Steelers were the only team to unanimously vote down the 2011 CBA agreement.

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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 67 Jericho Sims has committed to Texas, source told ESPN. Second ESPN 100 commitment in 2017 for Shaka Smart.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers have waived Kennard Backman, a sixth-round pick last year. The tight end has a minor knee injury that will require a scope, according to a source. Surgery is expected this week.

Can Von Miller live up to his new deal?
NFL 

John Elway certainly hopes so. And while Elway doesn't think the sixth-year veteran will "get up in front of the team and give speeches all the time," he does expect Miller to assume a new role. Expected to lead

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NFL 

Carr adding to Raiders' playbook?
NFL 

Raiders QB Derek Carr throws an impressive behind-the-back toss to one of his receivers.

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NFL 

Wayne Rooney to retire after '18 World Cup
Soccer 

The England captain will retire from international soccer after the tournament in Russia, saying his "mind is made up." Rooney, who will be 32 in 2018, is currently tied with David Beckham as the most-capped England outfield player, with 115 appearances.

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Soccer 

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

It's official. Calvin Johnson will be on Dancing with the Stars this season. For real. He'll be competing against Ryan Lochte and others.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

I'm hearing that Logan Verrett is likely to rejoin the Mets on Tuesday. That makes a ton of sense. After Rafael Montero threw 100 pitches on Monday, he's not of any use for several days. And there is really no immediate role for Montero anyway since he was just making a spot start for Jacob deGrom. Montero walked six but tossed five scoreless innings against the Marlins.

Verrett: I believe in the promise of America
NFL 

Stan Verrett weighed in on Colin Kaepernick's decision to not stand up during the National Anthem.

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Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke today announced veterans Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer and first-timer Thomas Pieters as wildcard selections to round out his roster. The biggest "snub": Russell Knox, who won the Travelers Championship just a few weeks ago.

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Don't worry Carlos, SC's got your back
MLB 

While being interviewed live on SportsCenter, Carlos Beltran gets doused by his teammates. But don't worry, SportsCenter saw it coming and warned him.

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MLB 

Cespedes, Mets walk off with a win
MLB 

Yoenis Cespedes' solo home run in the bottom of the 10th inning powers the Mets to a 2-1 victory over the Marlins.

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MLB 

Tuesday NFL preview: All 32 teams
NFL 

NFL Nation assesses what to watch across the league on Tuesday, including Joey Bosa saying he's "ready to play" whenever the Chargers decide to put him on the field. Top storylines

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NFL 

NFL Insiders make season predictions
NFL 

Our panel of NFL experts make their picks for MVP, biggest flop, breakout player and more. Who's your MVP? (Insider)

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NFL 

Pitcher gets strikeouts with both arms
MLB 

Pat Venditte shows off his unique ability to throw with both arms, as he strikes out Elvis Andrus with his right arm and then fans Nomar Mazara using his left arm.

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Ault 'shocked' by Kaepernick's decision
NFL 

Chris Ault, who coached Colin Kaepernick in college at Nevada, explains why he opted to pen a letter in reaction to Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem.

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