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Saints edge Chargers 13-7 (1:01)
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Chargers gets on the board in a big way (0:34)
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Kamara evades tacklers for an electrifying TD (0:26)
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Lakers 'feeling confident' they didn't do anything wrong (1:07)
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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rams' defense has played without four starters (Aaron Donald, Robert Quinn, Mark Barron, Kayvon Webster) in the first two preseason games. Here's Sean McVay, on how hard it is to evaluate that side right now.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

What jumped out to Sean McVay about Jared Goff from Saturday? "Good decision-making." One of his favorites was when Khalil Mack was in his face and he threw the ball away. "That's a great play that maybe nobody notices because it was the only play. And that's being a good decision maker." Another: The five-yard completion for a first down to Sammy Watkins. Raiders penetrated a bit on the right side, so Goff stepped up, protected the football and made an accurate throw. "That's good quarterback play right there," McVay said.

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Redman wins U.S. Amateur with huge late rally

Clemson sophomore Doc Redman made a stunning 60-foot putt as he rallied from two holes down with two to play to win the U.S. Amateur on Sunday, beating Doug Ghim on the first extra hole.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams coach Sean McVay felt Jared Goff's success on Saturday was due in large part to Todd Gurley establishing himself on the ground, which set up play action. McVay's Washington offenses were very successful on play action, and he's doing that a lot with Goff here. For McVay, it's important to "have plays that start out the same and are different. It forces the defense to kind of have to adjust and react accordingly. And you have to be able to run the football for them to honor the play-action pass."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

McVay said he is "optimistic" that CB Kayvon Webster, OLB Robert Quinn and ILB Mark Barron will play this Saturday, though probably not as much as the other starters. Neither of those three has played in a preseason game this year (nor has Aaron Donald, of course).

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Some injury updates: DB Lamarcus Joyner is fine after leaving early. ... OLB Carlos Thompson (left ankle) will only miss a couple weeks, so the Rams might have dodged a serious injury there. ... WR Mike Thomas is day-to-day while in concussion protocol. ... Sean McVay said WR Tavon Austin (hamstring) is still day-to-day. "Ideally" Austin would play this week, but no word.

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What's the best-case scenario for Pacers amid tampering probe? (0:42)
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Maybin's pinch-hit single gives Angels lead (0:31)

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The Dodgers lost Sunday to snap their 6-game winning streak, but won the series against the Tigers, 2-1. They haven't lost a series since June 5-7 vs the Nationals

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Calhoun's solo HR starts the scoring for the Angels (0:22)
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Sources: Magic focus of PG-13 tampering probe

Magic Johnson is at the center of an NBA investigation into the possibility of impermissible contact between the Lakers and four-time All-Star Paul George, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Apparently, when Justin Verlander is on, not even the Los Angeles Dodgers can beat him. Verlander held the rolling Dodgers to two hits over eight innings, one of which was a solo homer from Curtis Granderson. The Tigers beat LA 6-1, snapping the Dodgers' six-game winning streak.