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Follow live: Mets look to bounce back after a tough night

The day after an apparent deal collapsed off the field, the Mets try to refocus on the task at hand -- making up ground in the NL playoff race.

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What would it take to get David Price?

Jim Bowden connects Tigers starting pitcher David Price to four trade suitors, laying out the prospects he thinks Detroit would ask for in return.

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Four for the million (3:58)
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The NFL's top offenses: Why NE is still No. 1

Even with Tom Brady suspended for four games, Mike Sando remains high on the Patriots offense. But which other units fill out his top five? Here's a hint: A certain top-tier QB wasn't included.

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Tigers GM tells teams Price, others available

The Tigers have told teams they will consider trading all their potential free agents -- David Price, Yoenis Cespedes, Joakim Soria and others -- between now and Friday's deadline.

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19hDan Graziano

Source: Pierre-Paul rehabbing away from Giants

Jason Pierre-Paul is getting his own medical care and rehab near his home in South Florida, a source told ESPN, and at this point has no timetable for returning to the Giants.

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'Miracle' goalie selling memorabilia for $5.7M

Jim Craig, the goaltender from the "Miracle on Ice" team, is hoping to sell nearly all his memorabilia from the 1980 Olympics in one 19-item lot for an asking price of $5.7 million.

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Dodgers' Kershaw scratched with hip soreness

The Los Angeles Dodgers have scratched Clayton Kershaw from Wednesday's start against the Oakland Athletics with soreness in his right hip. He will be replaced by Mike Bolsinger.

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Ohio State football suspends 4 players
College Football 

Junior defensive end Joey Bosa, sophomore H-back Jalin Marshall, senior receiver Corey Smith and junior H-back Dontre Wilson will miss the Buckeyes' first game of the season, Sept. 7 at Virginia Tech, for violating department policy, according to the school's AD office. No further reason for the suspension was given.

College Football 

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Hell of a way for Ryo Ishikawa to jump into a share of the lead: Hole-in-one on the fourth hole to move to 8-under for the day.

Chris Low @ClowESPN

Ohio State-Virginia Tech opener just got a lot more interesting with the Buckeyes' suspensions.

Adam Rittenberg @ESPNRittenberg

Ohio State bombshell: DE Joey Bosa, WR Dontre Wilson H-backs Jalin Marshall and Corey Smith suspended for opener at Virginia Tech.

Marlins cause a stink
MLB 

The Nationals got a surprise when they hit the field at Marlins Park for batting practice and their soundtrack was replaced by fart noises. Really. Is this a case of whoever smelt it dealt it?

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Will LeBron James play in Rio Olympics?
NBA 

There's a spot for him if he wants it. Said USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo: "I think LeBron wants to be part of it." James has played in the last two Olympics, as well as the 2006 FIBA World Cup. (via Sirius XM NBA Radio)

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NBA 

What is haggis?

According to some players at this week's Women's British Open: It's "an acquired taste," but "I have not tried it and I will not try it," however, "you deep fry anything and put a batter on it. I'm sure it's delicious."

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Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

Rob Gronkowski looks like he picked up where he left off in '14. A tough cover, as always, catching TDs in red zone from Brady and Garoppolo

Tim Tebow apparently loves leg day
NFL 

And his technique is odd. Or genius? You decide.

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Terry Collins: I didn't know about trade

Said the Mets manager: "Somebody came to me and said Wilmer's crying. I said, 'Why?' 'Well he got traded.' 'To who? For what?' ... There was nothing I knew about it."

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Luck gets funny in TV spot

Ever wanted to see Andrew Luck play hide-and-seek -- with cats? Now you can, as the Colts star is the latest QB to portray dual personalities in a TV commercial. Watch

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Edward Aschoff @AschoffESPN

Auburn was picked by the media to win the SEC but Alabama is ranked higher in preseason coaches poll. Looooooove some early chaos

AP: Rio water likely to sicken Olympians
Olympic Sports 

Tests conducted by the Associated Press found that not a single venue is fit for swimming or boating, and experts say it's too late to clean it up for 2016. Pollution similar to raw sewage

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Olympic Sports 

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

And then there's this: The Puerto Rico Open, previously at Trump International GC, will be moved to Coco Beach G&CC -- not a Trump venue.

Jets fans already trolling Patriots
NFL 

It didn't take long for some Jets fans to zing the rival Patriots. As the Pats took the field for training camp's first practice, this banner towed by an airplane greeted them.

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NFL 

Kurkjian: Awkward situation all around
MLB 

Tim Kurkjian to SportsCenter: "As awkward and bizarre as this was, you cannot fault the Mets for this. ... What do you do with Wilmer Flores? You had him traded last night, now he's still on your team. ... It's really, really tricky."

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Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Exec whose team has been talking to the #Padres: “It wouldn’t surprise me to see them make four deals in 24 hours.” Is that all?

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Lucas Duda: 2nd Mets player this month to have 3-HR game at home (Kirk Nieuwenhuis) No player did that in 1st 53 seasons in Mets history

From USWNT to the wild blue yonder

U.S. women's national team midfielder Megan Rapinoe joined the Blue Angels to earn her wings. Spoiler: Rapinoe reacted the way we all would.

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No red flags for Mariota = A red flag?

Say what? ESPN's Brett McMurphy says: "Mark Helfrich was told by a head coach and GM before NFL draft that 'Marcus Mariota not having any red flags was a red flag.'" The 1st-year Titans QB is expected to speak to the media today.

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