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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Did the breather that comes with the All-Star break help the surging Cubs hit the reset button? Maybe, maybe not. But Joe Maddon loves the way his team has played over the last week.

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant is not in the lineup today for the Cubs and remains day to day. Here is manager Joe Maddon giving an update on the MVP.

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Smith doesn't regret playing in Fiesta Bowl (1:21)
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Yoan Moncada: ¿Cumplirá con Medias Blancas? (1:28)

ESPN Stats and Information  

42 days until college football kickoff: Notre Dame holds the FBS record for most consecutive winning seasons, 42 from 1889-1932 (didn't field a team in 1890 and 1891).

ESPN Stats & Info

Arenado finds sweet spot on Wednesday

Nolan Arenado not only hit three home runs in the Rockies' 18-4 win over the Padres on Wednesday, but two of them were hit over 420 feet.

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Dodgers win 11th straight, spoil Moncada's debut (1:07)
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Seager goes opposite field for dinger (0:22)