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5hBradford Doolittle

Cubs outlast Pirates to win wacky, extra-inning affair

Jake Arrieta struggled, and the Chicago Cubs fell behind early, but the young bats rallied before pinch hitter Miguel Montero won it in extras.

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Monday a night of walk-off wins around MLB (0:46)
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Verrett: I believe in the promise of America (1:02)
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3hGreg Garber

Early returns inconclusive for Novak Djokovic

With all the drama surrounding him the past couple of months, the question is whether Novak Djokovic can check all that baggage at the door and focus on the daunting task at hand at the US Open.

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9hRivers McCown

Why Bosa's holdout won't affect his play

Joey Bosa and the Chargers finally agreed to a contract, but how will Bosa's holdout affect his production? Football Outsiders analyzes the true impact of top talents' sitting out camp.

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2hESPN.com

Biggest strength, weakness for all 32 NFL teams

Any team that has A.J. Green has potency in its passing attack, but Cincinnati's biggest flaw is the roster depth behind Green. NFL Nation narrows down each team's area of strength and weakness.

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Martin makes impressive catch to rob Desmond (0:31)
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Betts blasts 30th home run of season (0:25)
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Kaepernick's protest reminiscent of Ali (2:18)
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10hESPN.com

Tuesday NFL preview for all 32 teams

NFL Nation assesses what to watch across the league on Tuesday, including rookie first-round pick Joey Bosa saying he's "ready to play" whenever the Chargers decide to put him on the field.

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22hLeo Howell

Fantasy football mock draft: 10-team PPR

Our final mock draft of the 2016 preseason, a 10-team PPR mock, featured Dez Bryant being selected just outside the first round. How does Tony Romo's injury impact his value?

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Roethlisberger: Steelers unanimously voted down 2011 CBA
NFL 

Ben Roethlisberger backs Ramon Foster's warning to players to save money for a potential lockout and reminds Golic that the Steelers were the only team to unanimously vote down the 2011 CBA agreement.

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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 67 Jericho Sims has committed to Texas, source told ESPN. Second ESPN 100 commitment in 2017 for Shaka Smart.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers have waived Kennard Backman, a sixth-round pick last year. The tight end has a minor knee injury that will require a scope, according to a source. Surgery is expected this week.

Can Von Miller live up to his new deal?
NFL 

John Elway certainly hopes so. And while Elway doesn't think the sixth-year veteran will "get up in front of the team and give speeches all the time," he does expect Miller to assume a new role. Expected to lead

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NFL 

Carr adding to Raiders' playbook?
NFL 

Raiders QB Derek Carr throws an impressive behind-the-back toss to one of his receivers.

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NFL 

Wayne Rooney to retire after '18 World Cup
Soccer 

The England captain will retire from international soccer after the tournament in Russia, saying his "mind is made up." Rooney, who will be 32 in 2018, is currently tied with David Beckham as the most-capped England outfield player, with 115 appearances.

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Soccer 

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

It's official. Calvin Johnson will be on Dancing with the Stars this season. For real. He'll be competing against Ryan Lochte and others.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

I'm hearing that Logan Verrett is likely to rejoin the Mets on Tuesday. That makes a ton of sense. After Rafael Montero threw 100 pitches on Monday, he's not of any use for several days. And there is really no immediate role for Montero anyway since he was just making a spot start for Jacob deGrom. Montero walked six but tossed five scoreless innings against the Marlins.

Verrett: I believe in the promise of America
NFL 

Stan Verrett weighed in on Colin Kaepernick's decision to not stand up during the National Anthem.

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Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke today announced veterans Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer and first-timer Thomas Pieters as wildcard selections to round out his roster. The biggest "snub": Russell Knox, who won the Travelers Championship just a few weeks ago.

Golf 

Don't worry Carlos, SC's got your back
MLB 

While being interviewed live on SportsCenter, Carlos Beltran gets doused by his teammates. But don't worry, SportsCenter saw it coming and warned him.

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Cespedes, Mets walk off with a win
MLB 

Yoenis Cespedes' solo home run in the bottom of the 10th inning powers the Mets to a 2-1 victory over the Marlins.

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MLB 

Tuesday NFL preview: All 32 teams
NFL 

NFL Nation assesses what to watch across the league on Tuesday, including Joey Bosa saying he's "ready to play" whenever the Chargers decide to put him on the field. Top storylines

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NFL 

NFL Insiders make season predictions
NFL 

Our panel of NFL experts make their picks for MVP, biggest flop, breakout player and more. Who's your MVP? (Insider)

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NFL 

Pitcher gets strikeouts with both arms
MLB 

Pat Venditte shows off his unique ability to throw with both arms, as he strikes out Elvis Andrus with his right arm and then fans Nomar Mazara using his left arm.

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Ault 'shocked' by Kaepernick's decision
NFL 

Chris Ault, who coached Colin Kaepernick in college at Nevada, explains why he opted to pen a letter in reaction to Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem.

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NFL 

Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

Well, Madison Keys and Alison Riske are headed to a third set at 1:20 a.m. ET. It's almost certain they'll break the US Open record for latest-ever ending women's match, which currently belongs to Sam Stosur and Elena Dementieva, who played until 1:35 a.m. ET six years ago.

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Montero's hit in extras gives Cubs the win
MLB 

Miguel Montero gives the Cubs a walk-off win over the Pirates in the 13th inning with a single that scores Kris Bryant.

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MLB 

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

X-rays negative on Dodgers rookie Corey Seager. He was hit by a pitch on the left wrist in the seventh inning.

Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

Novak Djokovic, who struggled to a four-set win Monday, on his health: "To be honest, I take it day by day. That's what I feel at the moment. It's good, as I said, just to finish the match. I'm pleased that as the match progressed I was feeling better and better. Tomorrow is a new day. I hope that I'll feel overall good so I'm able to perform at my best for the next match."

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Benintendi, Dyson flash some leather
MLB 

Andrew Benintendi and Jarrod Dyson share ESPN Sport Science MLB Play of the Week honors with their amazing catches in the outfield.

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