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The Red Sox are (basically) toast: What losing Chris Sale means for 2019 and beyond

Miracles do happen. But with ace Chris Sale shut down for the season, it's more or less RIP 2019 Red Sox. And 2020's team has issues, too.

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Olney: Red Sox's future still hinges on Chris Sale's elbow

Although it seems ace Chris Sale will dodge surgery, uncertainty remains in Boston's rotation.

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Preseason Week 2

Week 2 takeaways: Jimmy G a bit rusty in first game back from injury

Jimmy Garoppolo's first action since tearing his ACL last September wasn't what he hoped for. Here's a look at all the big takeaways from the second full week of the 2019 NFL preseason.

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Garoppolo throws pick on opening drive

Jimmy Garoppolo looks to connect with Marquise Goodwin and is picked off by Isaac Yiadom.

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49ers' kicker lays out Broncos' kick returner

49ers kicker Mitch Wishnowsky flies down the field and lays a hit on Devontae Jackson.

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Fantasy Football

Fantasy football rankings: The 192 players who should be drafted this season

Mike Clay breaks down his top-192 fantasy football rankings to tell you who is rising or falling and when each player should be taken.

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Cheat sheet for the 2019 fantasy football season

Get all of our best ESPN+ intel in one printable cheat sheet to bring with you to your fantasy football drafts.

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Miguel Cabrera, Ron Gardenhire ejected during Tigers' loss to Astros

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Diving catch in 9th saves Buffalo Bisons' no-hitter

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College Football

The 2019 ESPN preseason All-America team

Clemson leads the way with four picks, followed by Alabama with three and LSU and Georgia with two each.

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Kyler who? Why Oklahoma has nation's best run game

Even without Murray, the Sooners have Jalen Hurts and the combination of Trey Sermon and Kennedy Brooks.

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NFL

Rosenhaus: Brown, Raiders are on the same page

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The Antonio Brown helmet saga: Is the Raiders' ultimatum for real?

Raiders GM Mike Mayock wants the receiver "all-in or all-out." Here's everything you need to know about where Brown's helmet issue stands.

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