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9hJean-Jacques Taylor

Cowboys' offense is built to help rookie QB Dak Prescott flourish

The Dallas Cowboys have made an effort to surround Tony Romo with top-flight offensive personnel. That should help rookie Dak Prescott get acclimated.

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Thomas only needs one arm to do his job (0:31)
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Carr to Cooper, get used to it (0:30)
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2hKatie Strang

Four Tigers tossed by plate ump in loss to Angels

Plate umpire Mike Everitt issued four ejections to the Tigers during the team's 3-2 loss to the Angels on Saturday night, leading J.D. Martinez to comment that Everitt had a "short leash today."

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Joel Embiid swats little kid's shot away (0:18)
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3hJeff Legwold

Kubiak 'impressed' by Siemian as Sanchez sits

Quarterbacks Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch both saw action for the Broncos in Saturday's preseason win, while Mark Sanchez did not play. Coach Gary Kubiak expects to name a starter this week.

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3hDanny Knobler, Special to ESPN.com

Gary Sanchez giving Yankees postseason optimism

Powered by Gary Sanchez, who homered again in Saturday's win, the Yankees pulled to within 2 1/2 games of the Orioles for the second AL wild-card spot.

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Eli overthrows OBJ, gets picked off by Revis (0:36)
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Blue Jays take lead on horrific Twins miscue (0:50)
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VanZant presents: Kicking with the Stars (0:37)
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3hMike Rodak

Hall defends hit on Bills' Gragg: NFL says go low

Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall defended the hit that knocked Buffalo Bills tight end Chris Gragg out for the season, saying he just was tackling low, as the NFL wants.

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2hAlden Gonzalez

Rams extend Austin; source says deal for $42M

Wide receiver Tavon Austin signed a four-year extension with the Los Angeles Rams that a source told ESPN is worth $42 million and includes $30 million guaranteed.

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3dMatthew Berry

Breakouts, sleepers and best team names

Matthew Berry offers key fantasy football stats, facts and draft advice in 10 mostly short lists of 10, including top fantasy football team names submitted by fans.

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5hBrett Okamoto

Maia submits Condit in Round 1

Demian Maia closed in on a welterweight title shot by recording his sixth straight win in a first-round submission over Carlos Condit on Saturday at UFC Fight Night in Canada.

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Pettis beats Oliveira to snap losing streak (0:31)
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17hPhotography by Joe Amon

Photos: Little Leaguers, big dreams

The Little League World Series has become a big-time event. But the players who descend on Williamsport from all over the world for two weeks each August are still kids who like to have fun -- and for these ballplayers, that translates in any language.

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Mancini strikes out 11 as New York advances to LLWS final (1:12)
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Bravo makes sensational cricket catch (0:25)
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Rashford scores in extra time to lift Man United (0:57)
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Leonard Fournette's Heisman highlight reel (1:15)
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QB concerns at Alabama? (1:38)

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Garrett: Confident Romo will be back
NFL 

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett reveals that QB Tony Romo suffered a broken bone in his back on Thursday against the Seahawks but says it's unrelated to previous injuries.

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NFL 

A lot of excitement in Dallas for Dak
NFL 

Merril Hoge breaks down what to expect from QB Dak Prescott in Dallas and how his ability to run the ball will positively impact the Cowboys.

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NFL 

Thomas only needs one arm to do his job
NFL 

Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas got his left arm held by a Rams defender, but it didn't even matter.

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NFL 

Carr to Cooper -- get used to it
NFL 

Amari Cooper. Derek Carr. AC/DC.

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NFL 

Blue Jays capitalize on horrific Twins miscue
MLB 

Cue the SportsCenter Not Top 10 music.

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MLB 

Trumbo smashes MLB-leading 39th homer
MLB 

Mark Trumbo with another one.

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MLB 

Joel Embiid swats away little kid's shot
NBA 

There is just a slight height advantage here.

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NBA 

Corso on Michigan: ‘I’m drinking big blue Kool-Aid’
NCAAF 

Lee Corso has confidence in Jim Harbaugh and says Harbaugh will be the biggest nightmare for Urban Meyer and Ohio State.

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NCAAF 

Bama, LSU two most favored to win SEC
NCAAF 

The College GameDay crew is split between LSU and Alabama winning the SEC.

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NCAAF 

Just a little off...
MLB 

This intentional walk couldn't have gone any worse.

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Harper's antics lead to ejection
MLB 

After striking out looking in the bottom of the 10th inning, Bryce Harper angrily threw his helmet to the ground and was immediately ejected.

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MLB 

Cespedes way out for three-run homer
MLB 

Yoenis Cespedes, all the way up -- 420 feet, to be exact.

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VanZant presents: Kicking with the Stars

Coming off her second-place performance on "Dancing with the Stars," UFC strawweight Paige VanZant lands a jumping kick to the head of Bec Rawlings, sending her to the mat -- where VanZant finishes Rawlings off with a series of punches to the head.

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Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Fans camped out the night before Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders!

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"Hitting those (passes)? It's just reps." - Derek Carr, on how he was so accurate on two long passes, to Michael Crabtree and Amari Cooper.

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"Man, I'm not talking about them dudes, bruh. I play for the Raiders." - Michael Crabtree, on if he had any reaction to former 49ers teammate Colin Kaepernick's protest.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Jared Goff, thru three preseason games: 16 of 33, 165 yards, TD, INT, fumble, four sacks. Some drops sprinkled in there, too.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets WR Brandon Marshall didn't play because of a sore hip, per Todd Bowles. He said it's not serious.

Eli overthrows OBJ, gets picked off by Revis
NFL 

Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. got stranded on Revis Island.

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NFL 

Katie Strang ESPN.com 

Tensions were mounting before the rash of ejections, according to manager Brad Ausmus. Team was not happy with how strike zone was being called and felt it was inconsistent for each team. Particularly bothersome were the strike calls below the knees. Ausmus said he's not concerned about Everett working rest of series or future games. Characterized it as an "off night."

Victor Martinez gets tossed
MLB 

Tigers DH Victor Martinez argues with home plate umpire Mike Everitt about a called strike in the third inning, resulting in his ejection. Martinez would continue yelling from the dugout, including throwing a helmet on the field.

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Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens coach John Harbaugh thought QB Joe Flacco looked good but passing game needs to get "oiled up."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Dustin Pedroia grounds into a double play to end the eighth inning, ending his streak of hits at 11 consecutive at-bats, one short of tying the major-league record. Also, Pedroia's on-base streak is stopped at 12 straight plate appearances.

Mark Simon ESPN Staff 

There's more than a month to go in the regular season and the Mets have already broken their club record for home runs at Citi Field. Kelly Johnson hit the team's 86th, a pinch-hit grand slam in the seventh inning against the Phillies. The previous mark of 85 was set last season.

Lacy debates haircut after getting tackled ... hair first
NFL 

Packers RB Eddie Lacy is thinking about cutting his hair after 49ers LB Gerald Hodges pulled him down by the dreadlocks that hang out of the back of his helmet. Ouch!

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