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9hBy Sharon Katz

The Heisman Class of 2016

This year's Heisman race features four returning superstars: Christian McCaffrey, Deshaun Watson, Baker Mayfield and Leonard Fournette. Let's see how they compare using advanced stats.

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4hKevin Seifert and John Keim

Gruden vs. Warner: Remembering an Arena Bowl classic

Feast your eyes on this jewel of an ESPN telecast (in SD quality no less) between Jay Gruden and Kurt Warner, and read what they recall of each other, the AFL and that 1996 title game.

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Long snapper has perfect aim, knocking apple off someone's head (0:15)
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5hMichael Rothstein

$18K fine for Lions DT more than preseason pay

Detroit Lions lineman Kerry Hyder was fined $18,231 for his roughing penalty on Cincinnati quarterback A.J. McCarron -- a sum larger than his likely pay during training camp, a source says.

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Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

So far, Cal QB Davis Webb looks to be a little bit off with his receivers. He still has 100 yards and one touchdown on 12-of-20 passing, but there just doesn't seem to be a ton of flow there. Should be interesting to see how this offense grows.

NCAAF 

Are UCL changes good for soccer?
Soccer 

The ESPN FC crew discuss the new changes made to the UEFA Champions League format that will go into effect in 2018.

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Soccer 

Gordon reminds us all he’s really good
NFL 

In his first game action since 2014, Browns WR Josh Gordon hauled in two passes for 87 yards and a touchdown.

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NFL 

LeGarrette Blount hurdles like he’s in Rio
NFL 

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount takes the run and hurdles over Panthers safety Tre Boston en route to a 17-yard gain in the second quarter. Impressive.

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Nats fan introduces belly of distraction
MLB 

Well here's one way to try to throw opposing pitchers off.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said "lower those passes, catch the ball and we're right where we want to be."

Hawaii RB takes off for 53-yard TD
NCAAF 

Hawaii running back Diocemy Saint Juste cut up the Cal defense three times on his way to the end zone. (Live on ESPN, WatchESPN)

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NCAAF 

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Bryce Harper on Nats rookie sensation Trea Turner: "That's somebody that's super special. I was thinking tonight, imagine if he was up in May, June, and July, or before that. We might have already ran away with this thing. Having him at the top of the lineup, there's nobody like him."

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick gets a first down on 12-yard completion to WR DeAndrew White but that's all for Niners offense on his first drive. Kaepernick goes 2-of-5 for 14 yards on his first series of the preseason.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick enters the game for Blaine Gabbert to open the second quarter. Gabbert handled first two series, leading the Niners to a touchdown on their second possession. This is Kaepernick's first appearance of the preseason and he does so with starting offense around him.

Hansen makes leaping catch in end zone for TD
NCAAF 

Just like they drew it up, Cal QB Davis Webb finds WR Chad Hansen on this 17-yard TD pass. (Live on ESPN, WatchESPN)

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NCAAF 

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Through one quarter and one play, Aaron Rodgers is 6-of-9 60 yards and one touchdown, a 6-yard swing pass to Randall Cobb. Rodgers played two series, and that might be it.

Hawaii strikes back with 39-yard TD
NCAAF 

WR Marcus Kemp makes a routine catch, makes a defender miss and makes the Cal defense pay. (Live on ESPN/WatchESPN)

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Jessica Shobar ESPN Producer 

College football season is underway in Sydney, Australia at ANZ stadium!

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Hawaii is a pretty experienced group. The Rainbow Warriors return 17 starters (nine on offense, eight on defense), which is the fifth-most nationally. Alternatively, Cal returns just 10 starters (four on offense, six on defense).

Bartolo Colon does it all for Mets
MLB 

Not only did Bartolo Colon pick up his 12th win of the season, he also recorded the second multi-hit game of his career -- and scored both times he got on base.

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California scores first TD of season
NCAAF 

That onside kick kind of backfired. Short field for California, and it took advantage. Khalfani Muhammad, 34-yards, touchdown. (Live on ESPN, WatchESPN)

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NCAAF 

Hawaii starts college football season with onside kick
NCAAF 

Hawaii attempted to onside kick to begin the game vs. California, but the Bears recovered. (Live on ESPN, WatchESPN)

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WATCH: California vs. Hawaii

A new season starts in a new place with both teams meeting in Australia (10 p.m. ET, ESPN). The Golden Bears debut Texas Tech transfer Davis Webb under center. Hawaii enters its first game with Nick Rolovich manning the sidelines as head coach -- and little chance to win, according to FPI. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Stats & Info

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Cam Newton's night appears done. The Panthers quarterback finished 13-for-29 for 100 yards. Throw in the two interceptions and he had a passer rating of 25.1 after having a rating of 126.6 in the first two games.

Jessica Shobar ESPN Producer 

Kangaroos welcome Cal and Hawaii fans to ANZ stadium in Sydney, Australia to kick off the college football season!

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NFL 

Long snapper displays perfect aim
NCAAF 

This is what you call accuracy ... and a lot of trust.

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Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

That looked like the Josh Gordon of 2013. Two receptions, 87 yards, one touchdown.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints QB Drew Brees done for the night -- and presumably for the preseason. Finished on high note with 17-yard TD to Willie Snead and went 9-of-12 for 78 yards, 7 points in three drives. Brees had a decent preseason (2 TDs, 1 INT), but his biggest problem was the struggling offensive line play that didn't give him much time in the pocket. Fair to say Brees and his deep group of receivers remain the Saints' best asset by far.