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Watch live: Marchand, Stamkos have Canada in command

Brad Marchand and Steven Stamkos both scored to put Canada ahead of Europe in Game 1 of the best-of-three finals at the World Cup of Hockey. (Live on ESPN and WatchESPN)

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Ronda Rousey wants super fight with 'Cyborg'

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Stamkos doubles Canada's lead (0:30)
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Watch live: Red Sox trail Yankees

Boston clinches the AL East with either a win or a Toronto loss. The Red Sox and Yankees open their series live on ESPN2 and streaming live in the ESPN App/WatchESPN.

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Ortiz receives mixed ovation in first AB (0:17)
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McGregor's war of words with Alvarez begins (1:56)
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Ronaldo scores off Bale's amazing backheel pass (0:30)
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Matz to undergo season-ending elbow surgery

New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz has elected to undergo surgery to remove bone spurs from his pitching elbow and will not return this season, the team announced Tuesday.

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12hDan Szymborski

Which team has a brighter future: Cubs or Red Sox?

There is all this talk about how bright the North Siders' five-year window is ... but things in Boston could be even brighter. Some next-level projections will determine which team is better.

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12hAdam Rittenberg

What in the world is going on at USC?

Clay Helton billed himself as the no-Hollywood coach, but his first year at USC has had more drama and plot twists than expected, leaving many to wonder about his future with the Trojans.

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Jackson, McCaffrey clear Heisman favorites

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson and Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey are by far the top two candidates for the Heisman Trophy after four weeks.

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Co-Anchorman: The Legend of His & Hers (7:34)
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Gordon honors Fernandez, then homers (1:33)
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Allardyce saga with England is sad

After waiting so long for the job he felt he deserved, Sam Allardyce's world unravelled. And that, writes Iain Macintosh, is sad for several reasons.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Yoenis Cespedes' homer registered 440 feet and struck the artwork in left-center at Marlins Park. It was his fourth homer this season of at least that distance. The other Mets have combined for three homers of 440 feet or more.

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Ryan Getzlaf gets a steal then an assist
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Getzlaf pickpockets Zdeno Chara and sets up Steven Stamkos with the goal in front of the net to give Canada a 2-0 lead over Europe.

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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Even when Mookie Betts loses a ball in the lights, he makes a spectacular play. Loses balance, makes catch, then doubles off Starlin Castro at first base.

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Yankee Stadium proposal nearly goes wrong
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Fans at the Red Sox-Yankees game frantically looked for, and eventually found, the engagement ring that was dropped and momentarily lost by a man proposing to his girlfriend.

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Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Max Scherzer has 10 K's through six innings, That makes 277 on the year, breaking the Nats record he set last year (276). Scherzer is now the only active pitcher with multiple seasons of 275-plus whiffs.

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Team Canada with a 2-0 lead over Team Europe in Game 1 of the best-of-three championship final for the World Cup of Hockey at Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Brad Marchand and Steven Stamkos have the goals for Canada. Shots: Europe 13, Canada 9.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Yasiel Puig will be on the Dodgers' postseason roster. "He's earned it," manager Dave Roberts said.

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Huge takeaway by Getzlaf on Chara and and in transition Steven Stamkos finishes with his first of the tournament. Canada with a 2-0 lead.

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Paul Grant ESPN.com 

Getzlaf steals from Chara, feeds Stamkos on the doorstep and Canada is up by a deuce.

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Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

They found the ring! That was the announcement from Yankees Public Address announcer Paul Olden during the fifth inning of the Yankees-Red Sox game. In the middle of the fifth, a man in a Yankee jersey proposed to his girlfirend on the big video board. When he went to open the ring box, the ring was missing. After fans around their section in left field searched for it, it was found. She said yes.

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Marchand gives Canada early lead
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A pair of Bruins contribute to Canada's opening goal, as Patrice Bergeron finds Brad Marchand to give Canada the 1-0 lead over Europe in the opening game of the World Cup of Hockey finals.

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Team Europe defenseman Zdeno Chara was booed during pregame introductions and again when he touches the puck.

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Paul Grant ESPN.com 

Canada kills the penalty and Bergeron dishes to Marchand and we have an early goal.

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Tell me the last time you saw two sick passes like that on a rush that ends with Brad Marchand giving Team Canada a 1-0 lead over Team Europe.

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

World Cup of Hockey banner exchange.

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Paul Grant ESPN.com 

Sidney has his game face on. Let's do this thing!

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Parlay Winner Of The Week: Bettor won $14,400 last night on a $20 wager when the Falcons completed his 10-Leg parlay

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Paul Grant ESPN.com 

Grubauer, taking reps. Europe is flying!

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Carey Price leads Team Canada onto the ice for pregame warmups vs. Jaroslav Halak and Team Europe in the first game of this best-of-three championship series for the World Cup of Hockey at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

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Sanchez mashes 20th HR of season
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Gary Sanchez ties the MLB record for fewest games (53) to hit 20 career home runs with his two-run shot in the first inning against the Red Sox.

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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Gary Sanchez homers -- again -- and the theme from "The Natural" plays at Yankee Stadium, complete with the flickering of the lights. Roy Hobbs has nothing on Sanchez, who ties Wally Berger (1930) for fastest ever to reach 20 homers (53 games).

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Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Rookie Gary Sanchez doing Gary Sanchez things again. He just took David Price deep for a two-run homer in the first to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead over the Red Sox. It was Sanchez's 20th homer of the season in 185 at-bats.

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Ortiz receives mixed ovation in first AB
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David Ortiz gets a mix of boos and cheers in his first at-bat of his last series at Yankee Stadium.

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Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

In David Ortiz's first at-bat in his last series at Yankee Stadium, he recieved a mixed reaction. It may have been that the Red Sox fans in attendance cheered, while the Yankee fans did not. He flew out to center to end the inning.

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