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Thursday's five longest homers

The Cardinals' Jedd Gyorko heads Thursday's list with a nearly 450-foot shot, the longest of his career at Busch Stadium.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

LeGarrette Blount is averaging 25 carries per game, so would Bill Belichick like to see that number reduced? "I'd like to see us win. That's what I'd like to see," Belichick answered Friday. "It's not about individual stats. It's about the team winning. That's what is important to me and that's what is important to the team."

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Woody finds it disrespectful saying Bills don't have a shot vs. Pats (1:27)
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Who has the more meaningful bromance?

Actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon fling insults at each other over which guy Tom Brady is better friends with (it's all part of a charity campaign for the fundraising group Omaze).

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Affleck, Damon fight over who's better friends with Brady (4:05)
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Mike & Mike: The AFC East race is over (1:22)
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Canada comes from behind to claim cup (1:04)
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Canada wins World Cup on Marchand's late goal

Canada scored two goals in the final 2:53 on Thursday night, capped by Brad Marchand's winner with 43.1 seconds left, to beat Team Europe 2-1 to win the World Cup of Hockey.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Ortiz said book of letters from past/present Yankees "blew my mind." He also was touched by the presence of Mariano Rivera, who he referred to as "one of my idols."

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Marchand wrists cup-winning goal (0:47)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Of all parting gifts David Ortiz got, Red Sox teammate Jackie Bradley Jr. was most impressed by book of letters from past/present Yankees. Bradley: "You could really tell that they put a lot of thought into that. I mean this in the most respectful way: It might not have been the most expensive gift he's gotten, but I felt like it meant the most. From my standpoint, there couldn't have been a more special gift than that. All those people that was in that book, and we only saw a few of the pages, I can only imagine."

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Yankees win Ortiz's last game in the Bronx (0:46)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Ortiz on getting a mostly standing ovation at Yankee Stadium: "It seems like everybody was happy that I'm leaving."

Matt Marrone ESPN.com 

Red Sox skipper John Farrell said the Yankees' gift to David Ortiz -- a leather-bound book full of personal notes -- "might be the most meaningful" of the year. "A touch of class."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox lose 5-1, swept in three-game series at Yankee Stadium, head home for final three regular-season games with 92-67 record, tied in the loss column with the Cleveland Indians (91-67) in race for home-field advantage in best-of-five Division Series. Xander Bogaerts homer is lone Red Sox highlight.

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David Ortiz's farewell to Yankee Stadium (1:30)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

CC Sabathia ends a very good comeback season. A year ago at this time, Sabthia was entering alcohol rehab and his spot in the rotation was in doubt. After barely beating out Ivan Nova for the fifth starter spot in spring training, Sabathia will finish the year with a 3.91 ERA after his 7 1/3 innings, one run, four-hit, eight strikeout and two-walk performance.

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Ball boy makes tough grab (0:25)
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Answering Week 4's biggest fantasy questions

NFL Nation reporters answer the top fantasy questions across the league for Week 4, including whether Rob Gronkowski will see the field more and whether Julio Jones will have a bounce-back game.

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Chara puts Europe ahead in must-win game (0:39)

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David Ortiz's farewell season

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  • Big Papi's ballpark tour

    We'll be tracking Red Sox slugger David Ortiz's final major league journey all season long. Check back here for highlights, recaps and photos from his last stop at each stadium.