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Beltre's 2-run triple gives Rangers lead (0:42)
Bamba enjoyed training with Embiid (2:55)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Former Cub/Ranger/Oriole Rafael Palmeiro homered for the 2nd time in 14 games Fri. for the independent Amer. Assn. Cleburne Railroaders, as he attempts a comeback at age 53. Pictured with his son Patrick, 28, a teammate, he'll be featured on E:60 Sun., 9a E on ESPN & 10a E on ESPN2.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Shaquille O'Neal and draft prospects Mikal Bridges, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marvin Begley III teamed up with JCPenney to host a day of mentorship for teens in Brooklyn with The Y!:

Gallo's 18th homer of the season travels 447 feet (0:22)
Bartolo rocks hooded sweatshirt in 95-degree weather (0:23)
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2dMark Schlabach

NCAA, wife of ex-Horns DT settle CTE lawsuit

An undisclosed settlement has been reached in the case brought against the NCAA by the wife of a former Longhorns player from their 1969 team in which she claimed negligence and wrongful death stemming from the former defensive tackle's brain injuries.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

For the second straight season, David Irving will miss the first four games because of a suspension. The NFL announced a four-game suspension for violating the substance abuse policy. He missed four games in 2017 for violating the performance-enhancing drug policy. He will be able to take part in training camp and preseason games. Once the regular season starts, he will be able to continue to work out at The Star but not take part in meetings and practice.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Zack Martin officially signed his seven-year, $93.41 million contract on Thursday. The deal includes a $20 million signing bonus and he is guaranteed $40 million for injury. Here is the breakdown: 2018 base salary - $2 million; 2019 - $10 million; 2020 - $11 million; 2021 - $11 million; 2022 - $11.841 million, 2023 - $13.5 million; 2024 - $13 million ($1 million roster bonus).