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The best and the worst of the #DriveByDunkChallenge (0:48)
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Any competition for Pats in AFC East?

According to ESPN's Football Power Index, the Patriots have a 92 percent chance to win the AFC East. That's by far the most overwhelming division favorite in the three years of preseason FPI data. It's worth noting both the 2016 Panthers and 2015 Colts failed to make the playoffs, never mind win their division.

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Red Sox add clutch threat in Nunez

Traded to Boston by San Francisco late Tuesday night, Eduardo Nunez has been one of baseball's best hitters with runners in scoring position this season. The utility man is batting .358 since June 1, the fourth-highest average in the majors over that span (min. 100 at-bats), according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

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BBTN: Trade Market Watch, Red Sox Leadership, Hosmer

Before a conversation with Royals 1B Eric Hosmer, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick go rapid-fire on the trade market. Plus, Tim Kurkjian on David Price, the asking price for Yu Darvish, Sonny Gray, the Dodgers' deadline strategy and more. Also, "Gone Fishin'" with ESPN's John Fisher.

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Belichick: Past meaningless for '17 Patriots (0:21)
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Addazio: Strength of ACC fantastic for Boston College (2:17)

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Belichick announces that the Patriots and Lions will practice together prior to their Week 3 preseason game in Detroit. Those joint practices are in addition to previously announced sessions with the Jaguars and Texans.

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Best of Belichick's press conferences (1:00)
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Mariners edge Red Sox in 13 innings (1:15)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Eduardo Nunez won't join Red Sox until Friday. No decision yet on whether Rafael Devers stays or returns to minors, according to Dave Dombrowski.

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Segura gives Mariners walk-off win in 13 (0:23)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Mariners 6, Red Sox 5: Talk about a gut punch. One strike from winning a 13-inning marathon, the Red Sox lost on Guillermo Heredia's game-tying RBI single, a wild pitch by Doug Fister, a walk and an infield single by Jean Segura. Boston has lost four games in a row, their lead in the AL East down to one game over the Yankees. On a night when the Red Sox traded for infielder Eduardo Nunez, baby-faced 20-year-old top prospect Rafael Devers made his debut and went 0-for-4 with two walks, one run scored and a few nice defensive plays at third base.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox will send minor-league right-handers Shaun Anderson and Gregory Santos to the Giants in return for Eduardo Nunez. Anderson is 6-3 with a 3.42 ERA in 18 starts between two Class A levels; Santos, 17, is 2-0 with a 0.90 ERA in seven rookie-ball starts.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Eduardo Nunez could potentially serve a few purposes for Red Sox: a) right-handed hitter can platoon at third with lefty-swinging Rafael Devers; b) can spell banged-up Xander Bogaerts at shortstop (Bogaerts has four hits in last 35 at-bats)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

In their 102nd game, the Red Sox finally hit their 100th home run. Fittingly, it was a solo shot by Hanley Ramirez. Fifty-seven of the Red Sox's homers have been solos, including 12 of Ramirez's 17.