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The Dak Prescott Experience: Can Dallas still compete?

Does Dak Prescott's big preseason mean anything? Is this Tony Romo's last year? Are the Cowboys still favorites in the NFC East? You have questions, Bill Barnwell has answers -- and predictions.

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Follow live: Major return for Rafael Nadal

Two-time US Open champion Rafael Nadal, who missed two and a half months this summer because of a left wrist injury, opens play against Denis Istomin. Watch first-round coverage live on ESPN; catch Day 1 action all day on ESPN app/WatchESPN.

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Stephen A.: Kaepernick has every right not to stand (1:53)
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College football's most incredible interceptions (1:17)
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Deshaun Watson's Heisman highlight reel (1:01)
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Little Big Men

During the Little League World Series, 11-and 12-year-old boys become superstars. So we asked them to flash their favorite superhero pose and explain what it was really like to play on the big stage.

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15hBrian Campbell

Mr. Fuji passes away at 82

Brian Campbell looks back at the life and wrestling career of WWE Hall of Famer Harry "Mr. Fuji" Fujiwara, who passed away at 82.

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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Jordy Nelson, in his first team (11-on-11) drills, beat CB Robertson Daniel down the left sideline to snag a deep ball.

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James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill said the offense is still putting new things in and always trying to find an edge.

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Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

Hungry, anyone? If you are, good luck finding a spot to eat your lunch on Day 1 at the US Open.

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Osweiler's success no surprise to Texans teammates
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Brock Osweiler put on a show against the Cardinals and the QB's teammates are not the least bit surprised. Seasoned pro

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Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Kenneth Acker, a backup cornerback acquired by the Chiefs over the weekend in a trade with the 49ers, said he was unaware of the national anthem controversy involving Colin Kaepernick. "What did he do? What happened?" Acker said. Acker played in the game in question, on Friday night against the Packers. "His legs hurt maybe or something," Acker said when told Kaepernick sat down during the anthem. "I was actually (facing) the flag and had my hand over (his heart) and I was looking up. I didn't know."

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

In the morning scotch foursomes the U.S. Caddies defeated the International Caddies 9 1/2 to 1 1/2. The afternoon singles matches are now underway!

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Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

For those counting out Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo now that he is dealing with a compression fracture in his back, Jason Witten offers up some caution: "He's had a great offseason, he's built on a lot of those things. He had his best season after the back injury '13 going into '14. People are going to bet against him, that's fine, and I don't think that's unfair to do so. But if you know what he's about, which everybody in this building does, he's going to be back sooner than probably expected and he'll play better than anybody thought he would because I know that's what he's about. He's going to prepare himself. This is a minor setback for him, and he's done it his entire life and that gives us all a lot of confidence."

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James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins WR Kenny Stills is leaving practice after getting injured.

Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

With all the changes to the grounds at the US Open, Arthur Ashe Stadium, the largest tennis arena in the world, remains the most astonishing site. In just moments, Rafael Nadal will begin his campaign inside this stadium.

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Prescott not feeling pressure filling in for Romo
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Todd Archer explains why Cowboys QB Dak Prescott is not feeling pressure for filling in for Tony Romo and how the offense will help Prescott's transition.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Brandon Jennings shared his thoughts about the value of winning an NBA title - and performing on the league's biggest stage - in building a player's legacy when he tweeted that he'd sign up for Robert Horry's career over Reggie Miller's. "A lot of people don't think winning is important," Jennings tweeted over the weekend. This may be in reference to DeAndre Jordan saying an Olympic gold medal is "above" an NBA title." Jennings certainly brings up an interesting point in a debate that will likely continue for years to come. On the Knicks, Jennings added, "Winning a ring in NYC will be the biggest thing since the Lakers won in 00. But bigger!" New York last won a title in 1973.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Peyton Manning made $882,353 per game last year. Trevor Siemian will make $525,000 on the year.

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Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Saban says quarterbacks Cooper Bateman and Blake Barnett will have a chance to play against USC.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Saban on USC: Very, very good offensive team. Juju Smith-Schuster is as good of a wide receiver as we are going to play all year.

Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

On Day 1, even two-time Grand Slam champs still ranked in the top 10 are relegated to the outer courts. Here's Petra Kvitova on Court 12.

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Prescott is ready for prime time

It is earlier than expected, but QB Dak Prescott is ready to showcase the talent that made the Cowboys consider him the future.

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Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens coach John Harbaugh wants to see WR Breshad Perriman to play in the preseason finale Thursday. "If the doctors clear him, he'll be out there," Harbaugh said.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Not quite sure where Cam Newton came up with this style statement that appears to be cutoff football pants over a pair of baggy sweatpants. Haven't seen it in the Made Cam Newton Belk line.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's how serious Eric Berry was about staying in shape for his eventual return to the Chiefs. During his absence from training camp, Berry worked out during the same hours that the Chiefs were practicing. "I tried to tailor things toward the way practice is structured and the way the game is structured," Berry said.

Kaepernick's protest reminiscent of Ali

Domonique Foxworth and Jemele Hill believe that 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick's protest reminds them of how Muhammad Ali took a stand on social issues.

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Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Smart says the quarterback situation should sort itself out over the next couple of days. Right now Jacob Eason and Greyson Lambert are taking the most reps. They've out-performed Brice Ramsey of late but Ramsey has done well. Smart adds that he isn't concerned with possibly starting Eason as a true freshman. "I have no reservations about a guy's age. If he's old enough to play, he's old enough to start."