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MacMullan: Brady needs to drop it and move on

Tom Brady has nothing to gain by taking his NFL suspension to court, and it's time for him to leave it behind before doing more damage.

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Mets' Mejia suspended 162 games for PEDs

New York Mets right-hander Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 162 games without pay after testing positive for performance-enhancing substances, his second PED-related suspension.

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Trout MRI shows wrist free of structural damage

Angels star Mike Trout says an MRI exam on his injured left wrist did not show any serious issues and he is hopeful to return Wednesday, a day after missing a 10-5 loss to the Astros.

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8hGordon Edes

Red Sox retire 45 of 'leader' Pedro Martinez

The Summer of Love, Pedro style, continued unabated Tuesday night in Fenway Park, where the Red Sox honored newly minted Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez by retiring his number.

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Tiger: I didn't think it would take this long (1:24)
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Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

So, Brady says he only wrecked the phone after he told the investigators he'd never let them see it anyway. This helps?

Tom Brady: 'I did nothing wrong'
NFL 

Wrote the Patriots QB on his Facebook page: "The fact is that neither I, nor any equipment person, did anything of which we have been accused. [Commissioner Roger Goodell] dismissed my hours of testimony and it is disappointing that he found it unreliable." Full statement

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NFL 

Games Tom Brady will miss
NFL 

  • Week 1: Sept. 10 vs. Pittsburgh
  • Week 2: Sept. 20 at Buffalo
  • Week 3: Sept. 27 vs. Jacksonville
  • Week 5: Oct. 11 at Dallas
Patriots' full schedule

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GM: Winston brings 'spark' to Buccaneers
NFL 

Jason Licht said that Bucs veterans are excited by the No. 1 pick's arrival: "He's got that kind of spark to him. Now, he still has to play. He hasn't played a snap yet. What does he say? 'Real recognizes real.' They just see it."

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NFL 

Michel Platini announces candidacy
Soccer 

The UEFA president will look to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president and help FIFA "turn over a new leaf." Platini previously planned to oppose Blatter in May's election but ultimately withdrew from contention.

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Strikeouts catching up to Joc Pederson
MLB 

The rookie CF is batting .176 this month and manager Don Mattingly is considering moving him from the leadoff spot. In 89 July plate appearances, Pederson has 28 K's. "I didn't think he'd strike out this much. ... He's frustrated," Mattingly said.

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MLB 

Kevin Seifert @SeifertESPN

Tom Brady statement: “Zero evidence of wrongdoing.” NFL: CBA standard of guilt is simply “more probable than not.” Easy threshold to meet.

Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

Tom Brady: "I will not allow my unfair discipline to become a precedent for other NFL players without a fight." (2/2)

Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

Tom Brady: " I respect the Commissioner's authority, but he also has to respect the CBA and my rights as a private citizen." (1/2)

Eric Berry cleared to practice
NFL 

The Chiefs' star safety had been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma last December and was undergoing treatments until this past June. He will take the field Wednesday.

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NFL 

K.C. Masterpiece
MLB 

Royals 2B Omar Infante fielded a ground ball, then flipped it over to SS Alcides Escobar, who threw out the Indians' Roberto Perez at first.

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Descalso's springing catch
MLB 

Rockies SS Daniel Descalso robbed Kris Bryant of a base hit with an excellent jumping grab in the bottom of the seventh against the Cubs.

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Does LeBron have all the answers?
NBA 

LeBron James hosted a Q&A on Twitter on Tuesday in which he explained why he's scared of Ronda Rousey and listed his best friends in the NBA. However, he was a little evasive about the idea of him doing "Space Jam 2." What about Kobe?

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NBA 

Leah Still's cancer still in remission
NFL 

Bengals lineman Devon Still posted on Instagram that tests performed on his daughter Leah earlier today were negative: "Scans were stable from last time; there was no neuroblastoma detected on the scans."

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Devon Still @man_of_still75

Idky but I always get a little nervous on these days. Big day of testing today to see if the cancer is still in remission so she wanted to dress up pretty because if you look good you feel good and if you feel good you get good results..if that theory is right then I have nothing to worry about because she looks beautiful today #ShoutOutToHerStylist #OhThatsMe #LeahStrong

Jen Welter's biggest obstacle? Respect
NFL 

"You have to earn the respect of players. ... Nobody wants to dislike a coach, and they don't want to not learn. ... It comes from them seeing you at work and seeing your passion and really starting to believe."

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Deflategate timeline
NFL 

This all began way, way back on Jan. 18. In the six months since the first accusations were revealed, there have been numerous updates -- and it's not over yet. How we got here

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NFL 

Shaq calls Pippen 'bum' and a lot more
NBA 

The Shaquille O'Neal-Scottie Pippen feud shows no signs of stopping, as the former star big man launched a torrent of trash talk Pippen's way on Tuesday. Shaq: Scottie not in scouting report

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NBA 

Vin Baker Training To Manage A Starbucks
NBA 

The former Bucks and Sonics All-Star big man, who fought alcoholism and lost nearly $100 million, is bouncing back, and wants people to learn from his journey. Baker's biggest rebound

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NBA 

Ouch! Betts tumbles over the wall
MLB 

Red Sox CF Mookie Betts almost robbed White Sox 1B Jose Abreu of a homer in the sixth, but the ball spilled out of his glove when he hit the ground, resulting in a two-run shot. Betts would exit after the play with concussion symptoms.

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Tiger: 'I'm sticking with it'

Woods on his struggles: "I've done it before. I've gone through this. And, unfortunately, sometimes I have to get a little bit worse before I can make giant strides forward to get better."

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Twins CF Hicks going up on a Tuesday
MLB 

Aaron Hicks skies to make the leaping grab vs. the Pirates and earns a couple of style points.

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