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Irish, Spartans battle for Megaphone Trophy

Undefeated Michigan State (2-0) hosts Notre Dame (2-1) on Saturday. ESPN's FPI projects the Irish to hand their rivals their first loss.

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Riley raves about Wade, won't guess on future

Dwyane Wade is under contract with the Bulls, meaning other NBA clubs cannot openly talk about signing him until he is a free agent. As such, Heat president Pat Riley was cautious Friday when asked about Wade's future.

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Thursday's longest home runs

Robinson Cano's ninth-inning blast -- the 300th HR of his career -- for the Mariners in their 4-2 loss to the Rangers was the longest shot of Thursday night, edging out Reds OF Scott Schebler, who homered twice in Cincy's loss to the Cardinals.

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How to fix the Cubs' biggest problem

Just about everyone in the Cubs' bullpen has been a little shaky in the second half. Come October, Chicago might once again need to rely upon one of its more versatile weapons from last year's World Series run.

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Cubs rally to down Brewers (1:17)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kris Bryant discuss the Cubs hanging tough to get a late win against Milwaukee on Thursday. Bryant homered in the tenth inning to help them to victory,

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Watch Jake Arrieta discuss if he felt any soreness in his right hamstring during his first start back from his injury.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jake Arrieta discuss his outing and the Cubs victory over Milwaukee on Thursday.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kris Bryant discuss the Cubs hanging tough to get a late win against Milwaukee on Thursday. Bryant homered in the tenth inning to help them to victory,

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs beat the Brewers 5-3 after Kris Bryant hit a two run home run in the tenth inning to finish off a drama filled night. A 2-1 Cubs lead turned into a 3-2 Mil advantage due to some shaky relief pitching but down to his last strike, with two outs in the ninth, Javy Baez drove in the tying run with a base hit. Then closer Wade Davis escaped a bases loaded, one out jam in the bottom of the inning getting a strikeout and a comebacker, before Bryant's heroics the next inning. Davis got the final 5 outs, including four by strikeout, for the win, as the Cubs magic number dropped to 6 after a thrilling victory.

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Bryant crushes 2-run HR to give Cubs lead (0:32)
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Baez ties game in the 9th (0:32)
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Anderson's HR extends Chicago's lead (0:20)
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Schwarber crushes 29th HR of season (0:29)