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Bautista's homer puts Blue Jays ahead
MLB 

In the top of the fifth inning, Toronto RF Jose Bautista knocks a homer over the Green Monster to give the Blue Jays a 3-1 lead over the Red Sox.

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It's all Washington early on
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Myles Gaskin powers in from four yards out to give Washington a 13-0 first-quarter lead over Stanford.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Zobrist has two home runs and three hits against the Reds on Friday. It's his second, 2 homer game of the season as he'll likely be Joe Maddon's clean up hitter heading into the postseason. The Cubs are routing the Reds 7-1.

Washington takes early lead
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The Huskies strike first as Jake Browning finds Dante Pettis for a three-yard touchdown to give Washington a 6-0 lead over Stanford.

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ESPN Stats and Information  

With Ben Simmons' status for the season opener in doubt, it's worth remembering that the NFL's No. 1 pick, Jared Goff, did not play in his season opener. The last time the No. 1 pick in the NFL and NBA both missed their season openers was 2007, when it happened with Greg Oden and JaMarcus Russell.

NBA 

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Short of a miracle, your 2016 home run champ will be Mark Trumbo. The Orioles slugger just went yard for the 47th time, five more than anyone else in the bigs. The two-run blast puts the O's up 5-1 in the fifth and ends the night for Yanks starter Michael Pineda.

MLB 

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Bruce's bat has awakened. Bruce has now started five straight games since a brief benching. And after a seventh-inning long ball on Friday in Philadelphia, Bruce now has four homers and seven RBIs and a six-game hitting streak in the past week.

MLB 

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

There's much talk about this being a chance for Washington to "get over the hump." But this is also a chance for Stanford to get over a hump: Despite three PAC-12 titles in four years, the Cardinal have to reach the Playoff. A win hear would be a huge step toward that.

Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

While Stanford being down two starting cornerbacks is a big pregame story for Washington QB Jake Browning, that angle also plays to Stanford QB Ryan Burns. This is only his second road start and the Huskies own the Pac-12's best defense. At least that was the preseason story. Burns and the Cardinal offense struggled most of the game at UCLA last week until making a clutch drive to take a late lead.

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Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

Stanford athletic director Bernard Muir and LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer -- former Microsoft CEO -- chat on the sidelines before Stanford--Washington kickoff. Ballmer, despite his long Seattle history, is in Stanford gear because he went to business school there.

NCAAF 

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan's new Jumpman uniforms

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Zobrist just broke up Josh Smith's perfect game with a HR to lead off the fifth inning. It came on the Cubs 13th batter of the game which coincides how often they've hit a HR at Great American Ballpark this season: Every 13.6 at-bats, that's tops for a visiting team in any park (min 5 games). Cubs lead 1-0 Bot 5.

MLB 

Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott and his wife Cybille pose with Harry the Husky, though of course the Scotts are neutral parties with Stanford in town. Scott went to Harvard by the way.

NCAAF 

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Masahiro Tanaka will not start against the Orioles on Saturday. Instead, it will be Luis Severino. Tanaka missed his previous start because a slightly strained forearm. If the Yankees were in contention, Tanaka would go.

MLB 

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

All around town in Baton Rouge, there are signs thanking former LSU coach Les Miles, who was fired Sunday after winning 114 games, two SEC championships and one national championship.

NCAAF 

Kevin Maguire Golf 

Rory McIlroy dropping some great one-liners in his Ryder Cup press conference just now. -- "I bowed to them, said you're welcome for the show," after sinking an eagle putt to close out his four-ball win Friday afternoon. -- "I thought about the celebration before I hit the (eagle) putt," that sealed his four-ball victory. As usual, a very open and honest McIlroy. Team USA 5, Team Europe 3.

Golf 

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Which Ryan Burns will we get tonight: The Stanford QB who passed for 71 yards in 58 minutes last week, or the one who scorched UCLA for 66 yards on the last drive? Much of the answer will depend on the Cardinal's coaching staff calling the plays.

Ted Miller ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington fan Roger Anderson's RV celebrates the Huskies many Rose Bowl berths. You might notice that it's been a while since he added a leaf to his rose (2001). Thus the hope of taking a step toward that tonight against Stanford.

NCAAF 

Ivan Maisel ESPN Senior Writer 

Tonight's game may be a referendum on what kind of schedule to play in September. No. 7 Stanford has beaten three Power 5 teams -- Kansas State, USC and UCLA. No. 10 Washington has opened with Rutgers, Idaho, FCS Portland St., and Arizona. That foursome is a collective 3-8 against FBS opponents, 0-6 vs. Power 5 teams.

NCAAF 

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss the end of the Reds game on Thursday when manager Bryan Price didn't hear the phone in the dugout to signal a replay challenge.

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Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Beautiful night for baseball at first pitch in the Bronx. Seats understandably empty.

MLB 

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Bo Schembechler looks skeptically over a collection of all 30 Air Jordans redone in maize and blue. Everyone else here seems to be a big fan.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon said Jorge Soler could play as soon as Saturday but more than likely they'll target Sunday to get him on the field as he recovers from a an injury to his right side.

MLB 

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Pregame at Husky Stadium and it certainly is the best view from a press box that I've ever seen. Lake Washington to the right, UW's campus to the left.

NCAAF 

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington is rolling out the -- purple -- carpet for its recruits for tonight's game.

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