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2hJeremy 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.

Tyler Johnson was in total shock after receiving $50 million offer (1:21)
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1hJim 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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35mAdam Caplan

Source: Berry won't report with Chiefs Friday

A source told ESPN's Adam Caplan that Chiefs All-Pro safety Eric Berry will not be reporting to training camp when other Chiefs veterans report Friday.

Wine therapy with Amar'e Stoudemire (2:36)
Cain struggling on the mound, but crushes at the plate (0:29)
Coach K: 'The welcoming for Kevin was fantastic' (1:01)
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18hTodd Archer

Cowboys' risk in Randy Gregory producing no reward

The Cowboys were convinced they could provide pass-rusher Randy Gregory an environment to succeed, but he continues to struggle on the field and off.

Odell Beckham Jr. shows no mercy at his camp (0:22)
Amar'e Stoudemire sure did like to dunk (1:47)
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8hDoug 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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20hBill 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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16hZach Lowe

Will the Magic's latest reset work?

Orlando's first attempt at rebuilding didn't go as planned, and now the Magic are hoping their latest plan has them on the rocky road to becoming an Eastern Conference contender.

Brazil's Olympic sailors unimpressed by dirty Rio waters (1:14)
Bench-clearing brawl leads police to come on field (0:24)

Ice Bucket Challenge funds help gene discovery

The Ice Bucket Challenge raised more than $100 million in contributions for the ALS Association, which contributed $1 million to a research project that identified a gene linked to ALS.


Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

If appeal fails, #NFL has discretion to suspend Randy Gregory for an additional 10 games for total of 14 or to add 6 to his 4 for 10 total

U.S. gymnasts arrive in Rio

The women's team flew commercial (!) to Brazil, where they (and Aly Raisman's insane amount of medical tape) await the beginning of the Olympics. Hopes and dreams

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Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

PGA Championship defending champion Jason Day on his Baltusrol knowledge -- or lack thereof: "I haven't played a practice round. I haven't seen the course. I don't know what it looks like." He plans to get acquainted with all 18 holes later today.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen unofficially signs the first autograph of camp for a kid wearing a "Dab Nation" T-shirt. Olsen tells the kid, "Nice shirt!"

Like father, like son

Who would college coaches want their sons playing for? Bob Stoops led the way. Said one coach: "How can you not be impressed ...? The kids who come out of his program are equipped to succeed in whatever they do in life." The list (Insider)

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Eric Lundsten ESPN Producer 

Rory McIlroy playing the back nine at Baltusrol this morning with Rickie Fowler and Brandt Snedeker. Rory shooting for his 5th major title this week at age 27. The only other men to do that before age 30 are all in the "one name" club: Bobby, Jack and Tiger.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers Pro Bowl DT Kawann Short is uncertain whether a long-term deal can be reached before the season. Says he is not worried about it, but likes the new deals of other high profile DTs such as Philadelphia's Fletcher Cox (avg. $17.2 million a year). Here is what Short said when o asked where things stood:


Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Today is the day and the fields look ready. Broncos veteran player report here today, first full practice is Thursday.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers outside linebacker Shaq Thompson says the team put the Super Bowl disappointment behind it at the ceremony when they got their NFC Championship rings. Says he is better prepared to do more this season than his rookie year.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he wants to see rookie receiver Trevor Davis build off his impressive Day 1 showing. "He's shown he has the ability to make big plays but we want to see the details."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

With 2 open roster spots, the Packers will have WR Deontrae Cooper in for a tryout today. Rookie from Colorado State-Pueblo was in Seahawks rookie camp on a tryout basis this spring.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Day 2 of Packers training camp is underway but real-ish football doesn't start until tomorrow, when the pads go on for the first time since last season.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike McCarthy didn't specifically say Aaron Rodgers is on a pitch count but the Packers are definitely "conscious of how much Aaron's throwing the ball." The fifth preseason game will definitely benefit backup Brett Hundley.

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed coach Bill Peters to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season, the team announced Wednesday. "Bill is a talented, young coach in the National Hockey League," said GM Ron Francis. "We are happy that he has made a commitment to the Hurricanes, and that he will be a major part of the team continuing to grow." This is a good move for the Hurricanes. The team is young and talented and fed off Peters' energy and knowledge of the game. In two seasons behind the bench, Peters, 50, has led Carolina to a 65-72-27 record.

Johnson's contract jump is shocking

Mike & Mike react to Tyler Johnson saying he "threw up a couple of times" after the Nets offered him a restricted free-agent contract worth $50M.


Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Teams that report to camp today: Ravens, Broncos, Jaguars, Patriots, Jets, Falcons, Panthers, Bears, Saints, Eagles, Bucs, Redskins.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs begin this morning a three-day camp for rookies, quarterbacks and some players coming off injuries. That last group includes running back Jamaal Charles, who practiced little in the offseason. But expect little or nothing from Charles for these three days even if he's cleared medically. "That isn't what these three days are for," coach Andy Reid said.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

The Redskins report to training camp in Richmond today. Coach Jay Gruden will hold a press conference at 3 p.m., but players won't be available until after Thursday morning's walk-through. A big topic for Gruden today: overcoming the loss of outside linebacker Junior Galette for a second consecutive season. Galette tore his right Achilles earlier this week and is out for the season.

Rodgers: I haven't seen the show

Aaron Rodgers breaks his silence about his brother Jordan's role on the show 'The Bachelorette' saying he does not watch the show, but wishes his brother well.


ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

With their loss Tuesday, the Royals are 9.5 games behind the Indians and 11 games ahead of the last-place Twins in the AL Central

Greenberg: Pay the man

Mike Greenberg does not think that the Steelers should mess around with Antonio Brown and should be wise to give him the contract he desires ... or risk losing him.


Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets report to training camp and there's no sign of QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, who remains far apart with the team on a new contract, according to ESPN's Ed Werder. First-round pick Darron Lee also remains unsigned as the two sides haggle over guaranteed money in the fourth year.

Amar'e Stoudemire sure did like to dunk

In honor of Amar'e Stoudemire announcing his retirement from the NBA, SportsCenter takes a look back at the top five dunks of his career, including a monster jam over Anthony Tolliver.


How will the West play out in 2016-17?

Will the Warriors' superteam roll to another 70-plus wins? How will the Spurs fare after Tim Duncan's retirement? Our expert panel makes its projections for the NBA's Western Conference in 2016-17. Summer Forecast

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