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Follow live: Cueto leaves with lead in K.C. debut

Johnny Cueto made his Royals debut Friday in Toronto, going six innings and exiting with the lead.


Judge wants Goodell, Brady in court Aug. 12, 19

The federal judge handling Patriots QB Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension strongly suggested Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell appear in court on Aug. 12 and 19.

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Goodman: BYU's Rose juggles roster changes

BYU coach Dave Rose has the most fluid roster in college hoops with Mormon missionaries coming and going. It poses a challenge on the recruiting trail, but Rose has learned to deal with it.

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Ilardi/Engelmann: Who didn't find FA value?

Which teams created the most "negative surplus value" in free agency? Here are some teams that dropped the ball.

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Photos: Field of Schemes

Exhibitionists running onto fields have been laying schemes since the beginning of public sporting events. Here's a look at some of the more creative ones.

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Orioles come all the way back, take lead

Detroit looked to cruise through the night after an early 6-0 lead. But Manny Machado's 2-run HR has capped a furious Baltimore rally to put the O's in front 7-6 in the 6th. Follow live


Wait is almost over for Rousey-Correia

Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia went face-to-face for the final time before their Saturday night fight at their Friday weigh-ins. You're going to want to see this.


Jets rookie WR Devin Smith breaks ribs

New York's second-round pick was injured as he caught a deflected pass in practice today. According to the team, he is being held in the hospital overnight and likely will miss most of training camp.

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We welcome Evelyn Nicole Kennedy to the world! The Kennedy's fourth daughter was born earlier this evening. Mom and baby doing well.

Man collapses before Astros game

He was near the Houston dugout when he collapsed, and EMTs appeared to be giving him CPR at the scene. The team said in a statement that a fan was transported to the hospital and their "thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.'' Story

Those are fighting words

Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia put on training exhibitions for the Brazilian fans before Saturday's fight, but Correia's words weren't just for practice: "I will fight to knock Ronda down."


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DET's Jose Valdez making big league debut. So far this series, that makes a combined 16 pitchers in 15 innings. Yikes.

Ronda Rousey’s nutrition coach dishes

Mike Dolce is responsible for everything Rousey consumes during training, which is more than you'd think: “When I started working with her initially, she was shocked with how much food I was suggesting she could eat.” Four 'real' meals a day

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Expedited Brady decision requested

The NFL and NFLPA have agreed to find a "final resolution" before the start of the 2015 season after agreeing that would be "in everyone's best interest," according to multiple reports. The Patriots' first game is Sept. 10. Story

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WWE legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at 61

The WWE Hall of Famer, who was part of the main event of the first WrestleMania, died of cardiac arrest at his home, as first reported by TMZ. He was named WWE's top villain of all-time in a recent poll. Story

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Remembering a pioneer

Jonathan Coachman on the pro wrestling world's reaction to Piper's death: "In the world of pro wrestling, 'respect' is the No. 1 word that we live by. "Rowdy" Roddy Piper was respected as a person who was kind of a trailblazer."


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Thank you for the name.... And so much more.... Will do it justice and do you proud tomorrow.... This one's for you Roddy....

Keeper forgets what team he's on

Minnesota United's goalkeeper dribbled around an attacker, but then had a momentary lapse in judgment under pressure and passed the ball to the opposition. You can guess what followed.


Quiet Padres a surprise at deadline

The July 31 deadline came and went, and the Padres shocked the baseball world by holding onto Justin Upton, James Shields and the rest of their trade chips. So Jayson Stark is wondering: What the heck happened?

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Orioles not going away quetly

The Tigers chased Wei-Yin Chen off after just 3 1/3 innings, his shortest career start. But Adam Jones' 100th career HR at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, a 3-run shot, has helped knock Detroit's lead down to 6-5. Follow live


Rangers lighting up Bumgarner early

Madison Bumgarner has given up 6 runs in just 2 innings, including 2-run homers from Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus. Texas leads the Giants 6-2 entering the 3rd. Follow live


Rousey, Correia talk trash

UFC fighters Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia had plenty to say before their face off at UFC 190 on Saturday for the women's bantamweight championship.


Little things mean big result for Royals

Two consecutive infield singles helped Kansas City turn two would-be outs into two runs, thanks in part to a throwing error by Toronto's Josh Donaldson. Kansas City has staked new pitcher Johnny Cueto to a 5-3 lead. Follow live


NBA tips in Africa: Saturday, 9 a.m. ET

Johannesburg will host the first NBA game held in Africa, featuring Team Africa (which includes Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luol Deng and Serge Ibaka) against Team World (which includes Chris Paul and the Gasol brothers). Watch it live on ESPN, WatchESPN


Teixeira hits 10th career grand slam

The Yankees have been threatening the White Sox early and often, and Mark Teixeira made them pay with a 2nd-inning grand slam to open up a 6-0 lead. He now has 27 homers this season. Follow live

Tiger matches best score of year with 66

Woods again got off to a slow start, but he posted a 5-under second round at the Quicken Loans National, leaving him 3 shots behind leader Ryo Ishikawa.


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ESPN college football writer Chantel Jennings toured the "Lord of the Rings" set with Washington State offensive lineman Joe Dahl, and the pictures speak for themselves. Giant lineman, tiny lineman

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