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7hMark Schlabach

For Les Miles and LSU, football means a return to normalcy

After nearly being ousted last season, LSU coach Les Miles navigated a turbulent offseason in Baton Rouge during a summer of violence and flooding.

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Follow live: Muguruza continues US Open trek

French Open champion Garbine Muguruza is playing her second-round match at the US Open. She will be followed by Rafael Nadal (live on ESPN2/ESPN app/WatchESPN). Earlier, American Jack Sock cruised into the third round, while No. 5 seed Milos Raonic lost in four sets.

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Harbaugh doesn't hold back emotions on sidelines (0:44)
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Hot Seat Index: Gauging status of Rex Ryan, more

The Bills underperformed last season in Rex Ryan's first year in charge. Could he be fired with another season of .500 or worse? Adam Caplan examines the other coaches on, and off, the hot seat.

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Mortensen plans on ESPN return this NFL season

ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen says he is past the treatment phase for his Stage IV throat cancer and is focused on recovery, with plans to return to the network on a limited basis.

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Rudolph eats lunch with student with autism (0:46)
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Second-year studs for all 32 NFL teams

NFL Nation reporters pick the second-year players ready to explode onto the scene in 2016, including Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark, who should get more chances to rush the passer in Year 2.

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Army veteran Boyer respects Kaepernick's decision (2:18)
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Stephen A. is steaming about Tebow comparisons to Jeter and Harper (2:14)
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Relive some of college football's craziest defensive plays (1:18)

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Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer 

Former Bills RB Karlos Williams, who worked out for Jets, also recently worked out for Steelers, per source. Williams getting back in shape.

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harrison responds to the Al-Jazeera ruling in Harrison-sequel fashion.

NFL 

Gorkys' glove stymies Goldschmidt
MLB 

Gorkys Hernandez raced back and robbed Paul Goldschmidt of extra bases in the Giants' 4-2 win over the Diamondbacks.

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Melissa Isaacson ESPN.com 

Shelby Rogers getting her right elbow worked in after a slow start to the second set versus Cici Bellis. The French Open quarter finalist won the first set 6-2 but trails 4-1 in the second.

Tennis 

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Well that didn't take long. With fans at Camden Yards still taking their seats, Jose Bautista deposited the very first pitch from Yovani Gallardo over the left centerfield wall to give the Blue Jays an early 1-0 lead over the Orioles.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Saban says Alabama is eager to face USC: "I'm sure the guys have had their fill of practicing against each other."

Rockies pinch hitter blasts first career HR
MLB 

Stephen Cardullo was called up last week and came off the bench today to hit his first MLB home run in the Rockies' 7-0 win over the Dodgers.

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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

A look inside Raymond James Stadium with a little over an hour until kickoff. Steady drizzle falling. Two Bucs receivers are out running routes while Roberto Aguayo is warming up kicks. Redskins working on snapping the wet ball.

Melissa Isaacson ESPN.com 

Shelby Rogers closes out first set against 17-year-old Cici Bellis 6-2 in 27 minutes. Atmosphere today on new grandstand a far cry from loud and intimate scene Bellis said she thrives on after her first-round victory on tiny Court 6.

Tennis 

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

This is what it's like to be J.T. Barrett on Kickoff Week at Ohio State. The Buckeyes QB might have actually drawn a bigger media crowd than Urban Meyer tonight.

Melissa Isaacson ESPN.com 

Shelby Rogers controlling things in second-round match against fellow American Cici Bellis, 5-2 in the first. Bellis gained fame two years ago as a 15-year-old when she won her first-round match here against 12th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova and inspired lines around Court 17 to see her second-rounder, which she lost to Zarina Diyas.

Tennis 

Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

Johanna Konta on what happened when she began hyperventilating and then collapsing on the court: "Well, basically I was feeling a little bit the conditions, and also, you know, my own energy levels. I was just managing the best that I could with what I had today. Basically my heart rate spiked and I couldn't really control my breathing. I started hyperventilating. I started shaking. "So, yeah, basically that's why I went down on the ground, because I was quite violently shaking."

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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Some notable Bucs players who ARE playing tonight against the Redskins: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Jacquies Smith, Alterraun Verner, Johnthan Banks and Josh Robinson. Mike Glennon will start at quarterback.

Monfils breaks out his tricks
Tennis 

Gael Monfils shows off with a leaping between-the-legs return and a backwards shot that will blow your mind during the second round at the US Open.

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Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

Here's some of what Ryan Harrison accomplished in his shocking win against No. 5 Milos Raonic: -First American qualifier in the Open era to defeat a top-five seed at the US Open -First unseeded American to defeat a top-five seed at the US Open since John Isner in 2009 -First unseeded American to defeat a top-five seed at the US Open in the first 2 rounds since Pete Sampras in 1989

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Rich Hill scratched from start

Dodgers lefty Rich Hill will not pitch the second game of today's doubleheader against the Rockies, with Bud Norris taking the mound instead. ESPN's Doug Padilla reports that Hill is not injured, but the area of his finger blister was tender after warming up Tuesday.

Matt Moore looks good again for Giants

After coming within an out of a no-hitter in his last start, Matt Moore went just 5.1 innings (92 pitches) today, but held the Diamondbacks to just 1 ER. It's the first time all season he's given up 1 run or fewer in consecutive starts. Follow live

Rafael Nadal takes time for the fans
Tennis 

Before the No. 4 seed takes on Italy's Andreas Seppi tonight, he took some time to sign autographs for the fans by the practice courts in Flushing Meadows.

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Howard Bryant ESPN Senior Writer 

On Ashe, GSM: Monfils d. Saltral 7-5, 6-4, 6-3. Monfils was routine, which meant tossing in a leaping, frontsways tweener volley, high-fiving his opponent after a rally and kissing the net after a favorable net cord, all to the delight of the crowd. Nobody like him...

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Melissa Isaacson ESPN.com 

American Ryan Harrison takes advantage of an ailing Milos Raonic to upset the Wimbledon finalist and No. 5 seed in the second-round, 6-1 in the fourth. First career third-round for Harrison in a Grand Slam. Harrison was 1-26 against top 10 players.

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Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Mike Trout and Albert Pujols (who's been bothered by some mild plantar fasciitis) are both getting a rest today for the Angels against Cincinnati. "We're trying to add depth to our team," said manager Mike Scioscia. "I guess we found one way to add bench depth."

Hero's ovation as Basti is subbed off
Soccer 

Bastian Schweinsteiger was subbed off in Germany's friendly against Finland, ending his international career.

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