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Aggies have reasons for confidence vs. UCLA (1:48)
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Simmons has best Rookie of the Year chances

The No. 1 overall pick in 2016, Ben Simmons missed the entire 2016-17 season with a foot injury. He could bounce back in a big way this season as the current favorite to win Rookie of the Year, according to WestGate Las Vegas SuperBook.

Schefter says Martz has to 'own' McVay comments (1:39)
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Darnold, Barkley lead AP All-America team

USC quarterback Sam Darnold and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley put on a show at the Rose Bowl last season. They highlight the first preseason All-American team in the history of The Associated Press.

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No holding the Dodgers down

After losing Sunday, the Dodgers avoided dropping consecutive games for the first time since July 20-21 with Monday's 6-5 victory. Los Angeles is 25-10 (.714) following a loss this season, on pace to be the third-best mark by a team since 1969.

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Putting the 'grand' in Granderson

Curtis Granderson hit a seventh-inning grand slam for the Dodgers on Monday. Granderson's last at-bat with the Mets before being traded was a ninth-inning grand slam against the Yankees on Aug. 17. He's the first player in MLB history to hit a grand slam for two different teams over a span of five or fewer days. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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The Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum and Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball tied atop vote for "best career" in NBA's annual rookie survey. The next generation of the Celtics-Lakers rivalry?

Can McVay turn around Goff? (0:53)
Barkley would be surprised if Magic guilty of tampering (1:24)
Banister haults pigeon delay (0:39)

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A 12th-inning home run by Yasiel Puig propelled the Dodgers to another win over the Pirates on Monday, further reducing their magic number. The Dodgers are on pace for 115 wins, one shy of the record set by the 1906 Cubs and matched by the 2001 Mariners.

Beltre crushes home run to left center (0:20)

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Curtis Granderson is the 1st player in MLB history to hit 2 grand slams in a 4-game span for different teams.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rookie Rams WR Cooper Kupp hasn't heard from anyone who has picked him up in their fantasy league. Yet.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

ILB Mark Barron and CB Kayvon Webster participated in practice today. OLB Robert Quinn was limited to individual work. McVay said it's mostly "preventative maintenance" with Quinn, who has been limited to 15 starts the last two years and dealt with a hand injury during the offseason program.