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Follow live: Siemian's TD pass has Broncos on top

Denver will go as far as its dominating defense takes it, but there are still questions to be answered under center.


Kaepernick sits anthem over racial oppression

Colin Kaepernick did not stand Friday during "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."

Harper's antics lead to ejection (0:39)
Joel Embiid swats little kid's shot away (0:18)
Moncrief makes beautiful basket catch (0:23)
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Gary Sanchez giving Yankees postseason optimism

Powered by Gary Sanchez, who homered again in Saturday's win, the Yankees pulled to within 2 1/2 games of the Orioles for the second AL wild-card spot.

Green-Beckham leaps for TD catch (0:16)
Blue Jays take lead on horrific Twins miscue (0:50)
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TE Watson tears Achilles on Ravens' first play

Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson is likely out for the season after tearing his right Achilles tendon during Saturday night's preseason game against Detroit.

VanZant presents: Kicking with the Stars (0:37)
Mancini strikes out 11 as New York advances to LLWS final (1:12)
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Photos: Little Leaguers, big dreams

The Little League World Series has become a big-time event. But the players who descend on Williamsport from all over the world for two weeks each August are still kids who like to have fun -- and for these ballplayers, that translates in any language.

Bravo makes sensational cricket catch (0:25)
The great Canadian hockey heist (0:47)
Rashford scores in extra time to lift Man United (0:57)
Leonard Fournette's Heisman highlight reel (1:15)
Corso on Michigan: 'I'm drinking Big Blue Kool-Aid' (1:46)
QB concerns at Alabama? (1:38)
After 20 years, can Tiger reclaim spot among golf's elite? (1:57)
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Hardy, Vincent bring women's boxing back to national stage

On Aug. 21, undefeated rivals Shelly Vincent and Heather Hardy entered the ring for a 10-round title bout in Coney Island. But beyond a belt, both fighters wanted to show that women's boxing could be prime-time entertainment.


VanZant presents: Kicking with the Stars

Coming off her second place performance on "Dancing with the Stars", UFC strawweight Paige VanZant lands a jumping kick to the head of Bec Rawlings, sending her to the mat where VanZant finishes her off with a series of punches to the head.


Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Dustin Pedroia grounds into a double play to end the eighth inning, ending his streak of hits at 11 consecutive at-bats, one short of tying the major-league record. Also, Pedroia's on-base streak is stopped at 12 straight plate appearances.

Mark Simon ESPN Staff 

There's more than a month to go in the regular season and the Mets have already broken their club record for home runs at Citi Field. Kelly Johnson hit the team's 86th, a pinch-hit grand slam in the seventh inning against the Phillies. The previous mark of 85 was set last season.

Lacy debates haircut after getting tackled ... hair first

Packers RB Eddie Lacy is thinking about cutting his hair after 49ers LB Gerald Hodges pulled him down by the dreadlocks that hang out of the back of his helmet. Ouch!

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Holloway eludes defense for 47-yard TD

Charleston Southern's Mike Holloway drove down the sideline and cut across the field for an impressive 47-yard touchdown.


Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

11 consecutive at-bats with a hit for Dustin Pedroia, who is one shy of tying the major-league record.

Joel Embiid swats little kid's shot away

There is just a slight height advantage here.


Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets 7, Giants 0 (HALFTIME): The Jets can feel good about their defense, which has dominated in every aspect. Big plays by Darrelle Revis, Mo Wilkerson and Calvin Pryor. The improved team speed is evident. The starting offense, sans Brandon Marshall, managed one score in five series. Ryan Fitzpatrick was rusty, missing open receivers. He had one good throw, a 22-yard TD to Eric Decker. Matt Forte has 12 touches, no big plays in his Jets debut.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Make it 10 straight at-bats with a hit and 11 consecutive plate appearances on base for Dustin Pedroia, who is locked in like it's 2008.

Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

UFC lightweight Jim Miller (right) defeats Joe Lauzon via split decision in Vancouver. Rematch of a 2012 barnburner, which was also won by Miller. Miller is tied for the most wins in UFC lightweight history with 16.

Katie Strang ESPN.com 

Wow. That was something. A very animated Victor Martinez practically dragged off field by manager Brad Ausmus after being tossed by home plate umpire Mike Everitt. Martinez just tossed his helmet onto the field from dugout, Everitt taking notes. Tyler Collins in as DH. That's Martinez' fourth career ejection and it is fair to to say he got his money's worth...

Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer 

Dorial Green-Beckham gets into the act. Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford has targeted him twice in the end zone so far. The second time was successful, as Green-Beckham leapt high above his defender to snatch a ball in the corner of the end zone.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Derek Wolfe, who missed several days of practice this week with a family matter, leads the list of Broncos who will not play tonight against the Rams. And while running back Todd Gurley is not expected to play for Rams, he is not on the list. Here it is:

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Looks like night is over for Ravens QB Joe Flacco after two series. He finished 11 of 16 with 94 yards (and there was one dropped pass). Ryan Mallett takes over early in the second quarter.

Blue Jays capitalize on horrific Twins miscue

Cue the SportsCenter Not Top 10 music.


Trumbo smashes MLB-leading 39th homer

Mark Trumbo with another one.


A lot of excitement in Dallas for Dak

Merril Hoge breaks down what to expect from QB Dak Prescott in Dallas and how his ability to run the ball will positively impact the Cowboys.


Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens TE Benjamin Watson tore his Achilles on first play of game. He's out for season.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

In first series back, Ravens QB Joe Flacco goes 4 of 6 for 48 yards. It was solid start for Flacco, who showed he could move in the pocket to elude the pass rush. Ravens kick 40-yard FG to take 3-0 lead.

Garrett: We're confident Romo will be back

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett reveals that QB Tony Romo suffered a broken bone in his back Thursday against the Seahawks, but says it's unrelated to previous injuries.


Corso on Michigan: ‘I’m drinking big blue Kool-Aid’

Lee Corso has confidence in Jim Harbaugh and says Harbaugh will be Urban Meyer's and Ohio State's biggest nightmare.


Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers coach Chip Kelly on QB Colin Kaepernick not standing for the national anthem: "We recognize his right to express his feelings. It's his right as a citizen." Kelly said Kaepernick did the same thing before the Denver game and that Kaepernick's decision to sit during the anthem will have no impact on the football decision making regarding him.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens LB Terrell Suggs is suited up and will make his preseason debut. This will be his first game since tearing his Achilles 11 months ago.