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59mBill Barnwell

The birth of a D revolution

We may very well be watching the prime years of the best defensive draft class to ever play the game. And even in an NFL loaded with offense, those defenders have meant titles.

Kipnis prefers to keep his distance from Odor (0:17)
Witten steals the ball from Wright to score TD (0:25)
Elliott bounces off Chancellor's tackle attempt (0:23)
Wade: The problem goes way back (1:33)

Florida prepares to host cricket's big boys

This is the first time India is officially visiting the U.S., and the excitement among local fans is tangible -- even if ticket prices are high.

Carmelo goes shopping in custom robe (0:19)
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12mRyan McGee

Why 2016 will be a year of change in college football

In ESPN The Magazine's NFL Preview Issue, Ryan McGee takes a look at the new uniforms, new rules, new coaches and new faces that will dominate college football this fall.

21hMatthew Berry

Breakouts, sleepers and best team names

Matthew Berry offers key fantasy football stats, facts and draft advice in 10 mostly short lists of 10, including top fantasy football team names submitted by fans.

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Bryant's career is off to a Hall of Fame start

With a start to his career that trumps Hall of Fame third basemen and Cubs icons, Kris Bryant is on a path that could lead to Cooperstown. Early domination

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Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer 

Eagles receiver Jordan Matthews continues to recover from a bone bruise in his knee that has knocked him out of action for the better part of this month. Matthews, who has been ruled out of Saturday's game against the Colts by head coach Doug Pederson, provides a health update.


Will Cowboys lean on Prescott after Romo's injury scare?

Ed Werder discusses the possibility of the Cowboys leaning on QB Dak Prescott after Tony Romo's back injury scare during Dallas' preseason game against the Seahawks.


Carmelo goes shopping in custom robe

La La Anthony pokes fun at husband Carmelo for going shopping with a custom made robe on.


Hopkins becomes mentor to young receivers

Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins has emerged as one of the league's top receivers and is sharing his knowledge with his teammates. Leadership role

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All eyes on Kaepernick in 49ers' third preseason game

After sitting out the 49ers' first two preseason games to nurse a sore right shoulder, QB Colin Kaepernick will make his debut on Friday. Pressure is on

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That time Gruden and Warner dueled in Arena Bowl X

Jay Gruden and Kurt Warner first faced each other as opposing quarterbacks with the Arena Football championship on the line.


Elliott shows all-around game in debut

In 15 snaps, Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott sprung a few nice runs, picked up a blitz and showed toughness against the Seahawks. Solid showing

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Greeny celebrates 20 years at ESPN

Congratulations are in order for Mike Greenberg as he celebrates 20 years as a part of the ESPN family.


Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

If the Spurs can convince Laprovittola to make the NBA jump, he'd give them a third Argentinean alongside Manu Ginobili and Patricio Garino.


Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

The San Antonio Spurs are working on trying to bring rugged Argentinean guard Nicola Laprovittola to the NBA, league sources confirm


Predicting breakout rookies for all 32 teams

NFL Nation picks the rookies each team will rely on the most. Rising stars

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Laurence Edmondson F1 Editor 

One of the most breathtaking places to watch F1 cars on the calendar. These guys are already going flatout through Eau Rouge in first practice with no real issues. Watching on, it's amazing how narrow the approach is and how small the run-off appears to be


Seager spoils Matt Moore's no-no in 9th

Moore got within one out of throwing a no-hitter in his fifth start with the Giants, but a Corey Seager blooper ruined it.


Wilson works magic on Cowboys defense

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson buys time in the pocket, then rolls to his right and throws an absolute dart to Tyler Lockett in the end zone for a nine-yard touchdown.


Romo leaves injured in preseason game

Just over a minute into the first quarter, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo scrambles and gets tackled by the Seahawks' Cliff Avril. Romo grabs for his lower back and leaves the game under his own power.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Giants 4, Dodgers 0, Final. Matt Moore allows one hit and gets the Giants to within two games of the Dodgers' division lead.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Corey Seager delivers a bloop single to right ending Matt Moore's no-hit bid. It was Moore's 133rd pitch. It is also Corey Seager Bobblehead Night at the ballpark.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Span picks one off the deck to preserve Matt Morre's no-hitter in the ninth inning. Two outs to go.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Hernandez, Kendrick, Seager due up for the Dodgers in the ninth inning as the Giants' Matt Moore goes for a no-hitter.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Matt Moore has a no-hitter through 8 innings with 119 pitches and now the question is will MGR Bruce Bochy let him finish it or take him out because of pitch count. 4-0 Giants after 8

Matt Moore has no-hitter after 8 frames

Pitch count (119) is an issue, though, for the Giants starter. Due up in the last of the ninth inning is Enrique Hernandez, Howie Kendrick and Corey Seager for the Dodgers. Follow live


David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

I meant 7.1 innings. But now Moore is through eight innings! And 119 pitches. Tough call for Bochy in the ninth. I'd let him start and see if he can get a quick inning. He threw 24 pitches in the eighth, which included a walk. Drama at Dodger Stadium!

Adam Amin ESPN College Football 

No team has ever had a no-hitter in five consecutive seasons. Giants have had one each of the last four seasons (Cain, Lincecum, Lincecum, Heston). Dodgers are the only other team to have one in four straight seasons (all Koufax from '62-'65). H/T @waynerandazzo