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5hJim Bowden

What would it take to trade for Chris Sale?

Jim Bowden looks at what five teams -- the Red Sox, Rangers, Nationals, Cubs and Dodgers -- would have to part with to land White Sox ace Chris Sale.

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White Sox fan takes hilarious stance on uncomfortable throwbacks (0:22)
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7hJeremy Fowler

Manning, Megatron highlight 2016 NFL all-retirement team

There's enough talent retiring from the NFL this offseason to fill out a stellar 22-man roster -- one that would have serious playoff potential if it competed as the league's 33rd team this fall.

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Durant's debut in Oracle Arena was a slam dunk

Kevin Durant made his Oracle Arena debut as a member of the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday while playing for USA Basketball in an Olympic tune-up. The newly minted Warrior is quickly making himself at home.

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This is how you shut down a dunk contest (0:39)
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Stephen A.: The Cowboys continue to be an absolute joke (2:15)
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Striking out ALS with Ice Bucket Challenge (1:29)
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Wine therapy with Amar'e Stoudemire (2:36)
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Amar'e Stoudemire sure did like to dunk (1:47)
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Kellerman applauds Hunt for Lesnar comments (1:14)
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Belichick in mid-season form discussing Garoppolo (0:40)
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1dBill Barnwell

Barnwell's bounce-back teams for 2016

After experiencing a bunch of bad luck in 2015, the Cowboys and Tony Romo look primed to improve this season. Bill Barnwell predicts which NFL teams will rise and decline in 2016.

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3hPhil Sheridan

Eagles coach: Arrest won't hurt Bradham status

Eagles coach Doug Pederson has talked to Nigel Bradham and says the linebacker is "humbled" by his arrest and that the incident won't change his status with the team.

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4hDoug Padilla

MLB warns Puig over wearing customized spikes

Yasiel Puig, who has worn three pairs of custom spikes this season, received a letter from MLB informing him that he will be subject to a fine if he wears customized shoes on the field again.

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Tyler Johnson was in total shock after receiving $50 million offer (1:21)
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Brazil's Olympic sailors unimpressed by dirty Rio waters (1:14)

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Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

New Jaguars coaching intern Bo Davis was at Alabama coaching defensive line last two seasons before he resigned amidst an investigation that he visited multiple out-of-state recruits during a non-contact period.

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Kevin Maguire Golf 

As if the roughly 2 inches of rain earlier this week wasn't enough at Baltusrol, the greens crew hoses down the rough around the 18th green prior to the PGA Championship. You know, in case it wasn't long enough already.

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Golf 

Franklin: Negative recruiting happens everywhere
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Penn State coach James Franklin says negative recruiting is common throughout all of college football and that there are some lines that should not be crossed.

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Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Drew Brees, Brandin Cooks, Sean Payton digging in as entire Saints team lends a hand at West Virginia park damaged by recent flooding.

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Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars announce five coaching interns, including Jacksonville native Leon Washington. The others are Shawn Bryson, former Super Bowl MVP Dexter Jackson, Chad Jackson, and Bo Davis.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Team effort as Saints assist cleanup at West Virginia park damaged by recent flooding. Eleven years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, no team can appreciate what this community went through more.

Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan State has established a scholarship fund in honor of former punter Mike Sadler, who was killed in an automobile accident last weekend along with Nebraska punter Sam Foltz. One Spartans player each year will receive the scholarship.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons rookie strong safety Keanu Neal said in working out with Seattle's Kam Chancellor this offseason, he learned the value of having body control while still being a physical player.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Cutler feels the transition in the offseason from OC Adam Gase to Dowell Loggains was "seamless." Cutler also excited to spend an entire camp working with receivers Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White, both of whom battled injuries last summer.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Ryan checking in for Falcons' training camp.

Jeff Carlisle Soccer 

Arsenal training at San Jose State ahead of Thursday's MLS All-Star Game.

Kevin Maguire Golf 

Looking for possibly the most idyllic hole here at Baltusrol Golf Club, site of the 98th PGA Championship? The par-3 fourth would certainly qualify. It won't be a pushover, though. Just heard two fans debating if they would lay up off the tee. When they were reminded it was a par-3, they reconsidered.

Golf 

KD's teaser at Oracle Arena
NBA 

Kevin Durant explains what it was like to play with Team USA in front of Oracle fans for the first time since signing with the Warriors: "I'm looking forward to the season."

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KD's debut in Oracle Arena was a slam dunk
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It wasn't Kevin Durant's first time at Oracle, but it was his first time there since signing with the Warriors -- and he made himself right at home. 'I got jitters'

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NBA 

Striking out ALS with Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge probably took over your social media a couple summers ago, but as a result of athletes, celebrites and others taking the icy plunge, it's being credited with helping find a gene linked to ALS.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets are obviously trying to control the news on Day 1. Five players were made available to the media, and none of them were named Geno Smith, Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker. Marshall and Decker have been Ryan Fitzpatrick's most outspoken supporters. Matt Forte said players were told to defer Fitzpatrick questions to Todd Bowles, who won't be available until tomorrow.

Kevin Maguire Golf 

Dustin Johnson attributes his strong play recently at the majors to the harder the course, the better he plays. And with holes 17 and 18 as par-5s to close out the back nine at Baltusrol, we should expect some fireworks down the stretch at the 98th PGA Championship starting Thursday.

Golf 

Will Crosby be overtaken as world's best?
NHL 

Sidney Crosby has been dominant in his 10 seasons with the Penguins, but will his greatness be surpassed by up-and-comer Connor McDavid? Crosby's steep road ahead (Insider)

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NHL 

Belichick keeps answers short and sweet
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Patriots coach Bill Belichick was in midseason form with these tense remarks regarding his plans for QB Jimmy Garoppolo.

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Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars WR Allen Robinson talks about one of the offense's priorities in 2016: Getting off to a fast start.

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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Gerald McCoy said Jameis Winston sought him out privately to talk about a change in his role as a leader. McCoy didn't disclose details, but said fans will notice. He's comfortable with it. Said this became Jameis' team after they beat the Saints.

Carroll has no plans of slowing down
NFL 

Adam Schefter examines the impact of Seattle signing GM John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll to extensions, as well as locking down QB Russell Wilson: "The nucleus of your franchise is set."

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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans was asked what he learned after starting 6-6, then dropping four-straight games last year: "We needed [rookie linebacker] Kwon Alexander a lot. When he got suspended, we lost every game after that. He's a big piece."

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Unveiled: Logo to next year's MLB All-Star Game

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