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Follow live: Mexico strikes first

Carlos Vela scored on a penalty shot in the 26th minute, giving Mexico the lead over South Korea in Group F.

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2018 draft

How this draft sets up future trades and free agency

Trades and free agency are around the corner. Kevin Pelton looks at the ways an eventful draft night will lead to more moves.

These six picks won the NBA draft’s first round

Which teams made the best moves in the first round of the draft?

College World Series

Taylor's triple helps power Oregon State to 12-2 win, force elimination game

Zak Taylor finds the gap in right-center field to score two runs for Oregon State.

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MLB

Eight under-the-radar relievers who deserve All-Star consideration

Archie Bradley and Jeremy Jeffress probably won't be playing in D.C. on July 17, but they should have a place in the All-Star conversation.

J.D. Martinez proving to be worth every penny

Teams balked at paying Martinez big money this offseason, but the Red Sox slugger is now leading the league in RBIs and tied for the lead in home runs.

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NHL Draft

2018 NHL draft: Every first-round pick

Find details on every pick in the first round of the 2018 NHL draft here.

Best players still available in the NHL draft

There are six more rounds left in the draft. Who are the best players still on the board for Day 2?

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On This Date: June 23, 1996

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  • 'Austin 3:16' phrase turns 21

    On the 21st birthday (beer drinking age) of "Austin 3:16" we look back at some of the best Stone Cold Steve Austin moments.

Inside Max Scherzer's process

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  • The true madness of Max Scherzer

    The Nats' ace swears he's normal. The evidence -- three Cy Youngs, 152 strikeouts in 2018 and a near obsession with minor tweaks -- proves otherwise.