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Watch live: Marchand gives Canada early lead

Canada's prolific first line struck again as Brad Marchand lit the lamp to put the host team up in Game 1 of the best-of-three finals at the World Cup of Hockey. (Live on ESPN and streaming live in the ESPN App/WatchESPN)

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2hBrett Okamoto

Ronda Rousey wants super fight with 'Cyborg'

Ronda Rousey has not fought since her loss to Holly Holm last November but wants to make a super fight happen between her and Cris "Cyborg" Justino.

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Adam Hunger-USA Today Sports
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Watch live: Sanchez smacks 20th HR of season

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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4hAdam Rubin

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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11hAdam 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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15mIain Macintosh

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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Fan trolls Alvarez to McGregor's amusement (0:42)

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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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Fan trolls Alvarez; McGregor amused

Conor McGregor was more than happy to see a fan heckle UFC featherweight champion Eddie Alvarez during a news conference to announce their fight at UFC 205 in November.

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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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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Moment of silence at Yankee Stadium to remember Jose Fernandez.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

The crowd at Madison Square Garden loving Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez posing to promote their fight for UFC 205

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Conor McGregor on how much he'll make by the time 2016 is over: "This is a $40 million year for me."

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Conor McGregor's guarantee for UFC 202 was $3 million. Just said he came away with $25 million.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Dana White on UFC 205: "This is the biggest card we've ever done."

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Conor McGregor: "I run New York. I run this whole state."

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Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

UFC's Conor McGregor to Eddie Alvarez: I run NY. And Mystic Mac predicts I will KO you in the first round.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Conor McGregor just said he was singlehandedly worth the UFC was sold for ($4 billion)

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Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

Here are the NFL Week 4 referee assignments. Note that Terry McAulay is returning from a medical issue to handle Cowboys-49ers.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose said he didn't mean to slight Chicago when he said recently that he gets more 'love' in NY than CHI: "In Chicago, I think they just got used to seeing me.... That's no knock against them. I can't get mad at them.... All I can do is just work on my game & hope that they continue to look."

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Harrison Barnes on his limited Team USA role: "It was one of those situations where you have to sacrifice. Obviously when you make the Olympic team, you want to show what you can do on the world's biggest stage. At the same time, winning gold took precedent. We didn't want to be the team that either lost the win streak or didn't come home with the gold. Those are the things that we as a team said we were going to put everything to the side and focus on that, and we came through."

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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

With the Red Sox on the verge of clinching the AL East title, principal owner John Henry, chairman Tom Werner and president Sam Kennedy have joined the team here at Yankee Stadium.

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