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Seifert: Packers' winning formula at WR

Green Bay's WRs may be the best in the NFL. But the Packers haven't paid a high price for Jordy Nelson & Co., Kevin Seifert writes.

27mJohn Keim

Redskins WR Jackson: 'No one can stop me'

When DeSean Jackson was asked Monday how one teammate, cornerback Chris Culliver, challenged him in practice, the wide receiver made one point clear: "I don't think no one can guard me."

Rousey KO's Correia in claymation (0:29)
4hDarren Rovell

Sources: Adidas makes $200M bid for Harden

Adidas has submitted a bid of $200 million over 13 years to sign Rockets forward James Harden, whose deal with Nike recently expired, sources told ESPN.com.

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Use of bat boys stopped after 9-year-old's death

The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

4hBuster Olney

Mets fans deserve standing ovation

It was largely the passion of Mets fans -- their declared frustration, their anger -- that drove their team's front office to make changes in Queens.

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18hSteve Wulf

How MLB deflated potential equipment scandal

Remember The Great Glove Grapple of 1990? Probably not, because unlike the NFL with Deflategate, MLB took the air out of rampant mitt growth without creating controversy, Steve Wulf writes.

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28mJohn Clayton

Clayton: 49ers run game still a focus

In San Francisco, an efficient running game was a constant during the Jim Harbaugh years. Everything has changed, but the focus on the run game shouldn't, as John Clayton explains.


Bills suspend O-line coach Kromer for 6 games

The Bills announced the suspension of offensive line coach Aaron Kromer for the first six games of the season, the penalty for a July incident that led to assault charges for Kromer and his son.

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Patriots' new-look defense

Darrelle Revis, Brandon Browner, Vince Wilfork? All gone. Malcolm Butler, get ready. "Can he step up and be the guy ... You'll never forget about Revis, but you're going to always remember [the Super Bowl INT]," Antonio Pierce says.


Harden, an expensive shoe salesman

According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, adidas has made a 13-year, $200M offer to James Harden, whose Nike deal recently expired. Nike has until the end of next week to match the deal. Adidas needs a splash

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SportsCenter @sportscenter

Here are Ronda Rousey's six fights in the UFC in 15 seconds. Almost as long as it took her to beat all her opponents.


Aaron Boone @aboone17

Tarp removal here in Pittsburgh. Should be good to go for our 7:00et game on #ESPN. #Cubs/#Buccos. Join us

The other Giants wide receiver

When you think Giants WRs, Victor Cruz and Odell Beckham Jr. probably come to mind -- and for good reason. But Rueben Randle nearly accumulated 1,000 receiving yards last year. Don't forget Rueben

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Pete Rose hopeful for HOF eligibility

"I'm the one who made the mistake. If I'm ever given a second chance, I'll be the happiest guy in the world," Rose told a crowd during a radio appearance with the Carmen & Jurko Show on ESPN 1000 this afternoon.

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Watch: Int'l Dota 2 Championships

LGD Gaming and Team Empire split their first two games and are now going to a decisive third game. More than $17 million is up for grabs, making it the largest e-sports prize pool ever. Live on WatchESPN

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Bryant in lineup, lesson learned

Kris Bryant left Sunday's game early with dizzyness after bumping his head into an opponent on a headfirst slide. Bryant is batting 3rd tonight vs. the Pirates (7 p.m. ET on ESPN), and said he won't be sliding headfirst in the future.


'Kobe' goes 1-on-4

Yep, Brandon Armstrong is at it again. The NBA player impersonator debuted Kobe Bryant today on SportsNation. It's classic Mamba.


Clayton: 49ers run game still a focus

In San Francisco, an efficient running game was a constant during the Jim Harbaugh years. Everything has changed, but the focus on the run game shouldn't according to ESPN NFL writer John Clayton. Can Niners keep rolling with the run?

Davis: 'We've gotten better each year'

LB Thomas Davis says the Panthers have been "a team on the rise," and he likes their chances to build on last season's rally into the playoffs.


Price impresses in Blue Jays debut

An 8-inning, 11-strikeout gem is a good way to introduce yourself to a new fan base. That's what David Price did today in Toronto's 5-1 win.


Prosecutor questions tipster's motives

A Massachusetts prosecutor says an anonymous tipster who raised questions about a juror in the murder trial of former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez wrote sexually explicit letters to him before and during the trial. Story

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The Butler did it ...

... with one hand, on the practice field. That's Raiders WR Brice Butler, and he looks in mid-season form with this one-handed gem.


White Sox call up a Thompson

Trayce Thompson, brother of Warriors guard Klay Thompson, joins Chicago today from Triple-A Charlotte. Thompson, an outfielder, earned his promotion by hitting .260 with 23 doubles, 13 HRs and 39 RBIs at Triple-A.

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What to watch for in MLB 2nd half

With the trade deadline behind us, it's time to ponder over other matters such as: do the Blue Jays have the firepower to catch the Yankees in the AL East? And: are the Mets a real threat to the Nationals? 10 big storylines


Pittsburgh Pirates @Pirates

AJ Burnett was diagnosed w/a flexor strain in his right elbow today. He received a PRP injection & estimated time of return is approx 4 wks.

From 'Beast Mode' to 'Bane'?

Marshawn Lynch was all business at Seahawks' camp today, working out in a mask.


LeBron still endorsement king

If James Harden ends up with a 13-year, $200 million deal from adidas, he'll move up this list. But for now, LeBron James still reigns supreme, according to Forbes.


Adidas trying to pry Harden from Nike

Darren Rovell says of Adidas' $200M bid for James Harden's next sneaker deal: "They have to put up an offer where they have to overpay."


Gisele Bündchen @gisele

Happy birthday my love! We're so blessed to have you in our lives. Thank you for always giving us so much love. We love you! #love #family ?????? Feliz aniversário meu amor! Nós somos muito abençoados por tê-lo em nossas vidas. Obrigada por sempre nos dar tanto amor. Nós te amamos! #Amor #família

Mel Kiper Jr. -- man, myth or legend?

Perhaps all three? Consider this: The 55-year-old NFL draft guru said on Mike & Mike that he has never changed a tire, never written a check and never had an ATM card.


Seattle laying a foundation

By getting players like QB Russell Wilson and LB Bobby Wagner signed to long-term deals, the Seahawks now have 8 key players locked up through at least 2017.