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6hBob Pockrass

Don't count Jeff Gordon out at Brickyard, but ...

Could Jeff Gordon win at the Brickyard in his Sprint Cup return from retirement? Yes, but he has a lot of catching up to do in a hurry.

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The electrifying Hall of Fame career of Ken Griffey Jr. (1:31)
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3hJosh Weinfuss

Sources: Ex-Cards DT Dockett to retire Monday

Darnell Dockett is expected to retire Monday, sources told ESPN. The outspoken defensive tackle steps away as one of the best pass-rushers in Cardinals history.

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WATCH: McNamara's stunner from distance (0:31)
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Hahn: We won't be moving Sale because of uniform incident (1:21)
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13hBrett Okamoto

Shevchenko upsets Holm by decision

Valentina Shevchenko outworked former women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm on Saturday to take home a unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Chicago.

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On this date: Varitek, A-Rod's bench-clearing brawl (0:25)
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2hJim Caple

Caple: The 10 worst MLB uniforms ever

How bad were the throwback uniforms that Chris Sale carved up? Bad enough that the original articles have an honored place among MLB's all-time worst.

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6mAJ Mass

How to handle traded players in fantasy baseball

With the trade deadline coming soon, some of the members of your fantasy squad may be moved to a new team. AJ Mass helps prepare you for the inevitable changes of this MLB summer tradition.

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SC Featured: Running is more than a sport on Hopi reservation (15:32)
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Amazing catch robs extra bases (0:34)
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Viral Vault: Young fan challenges Federer, wins point in style (0:54)
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A new baseball bat brings tears to 12-year-old's eyes (2:19)
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On this date: George Brett's pine tar incident (1:56)
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Riding along with the Stanley Cup

The Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup joyride continues, and we've got the best tweets from the journey: On Sunday, assistant coach Rick Tocchet shared it with his suburban Toronto hometown.

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Stanton's long ball goes 437 feet (0:47)
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Pacquiao next for Crawford? (1:07)
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6dMy Wish 10th Anniversary

Where are these My Wish recipients now?

For these wish recipients, My Wish created a sense of empowerment and hope for the future, and an engagement with life outside hospital rooms.

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs shortstop Addison Russell left today's game with a left heel contusion. He fouled a ball off his foot in his first at-bat of Saturday's game. He played through it yesterday but apparently it tightened up on him, so he's taking the rest of the day off.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Yankees just turned a really slick 4-1-5 double play to end the eighth. Starlin Castro and Mark Teixeira both dove for a Ramiro Pena grounder in the 3-4 hole. Castro came up with it and fired to pitcher Chad Green covering first. Green then fired to third, and Chase Headley scooped the throw before applying a tag on Mac Williamson.

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White Sox GM remains confident in Sale
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Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn says Chris Sale cutting up the White Sox's throwback uniforms does not change the team's opinion that they can win multiple championships with the pitcher.

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Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

It hasn't been a great start for the sentimental Brickyard 400 favorites Sunday at Indianapolis. Tony Stewart dropped from third to seventh in the first 25 laps while Gordon gaining one spot from 21st to 20th. The race is going as expected, with Kyle Busch leading the field.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Hard to see what, if anything, happened on the field, but the Cubs pulled Addison Russell after he flied out to end the fourth. Javier Baez is in at shortstop. I'll update when more information becomes available.

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Junior's memorable derby homer
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During the 1993 Home Run Derby, Ken Griffey Jr. launches a towering home run that hits off the B&O warehouse behind Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Giants on the board as Buster Posey delivers a two-out, two-run single in the seventh. New York up 5-2. Final line on Nate Eovaldi: 6.2 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K. It was Chad Green who surrendered Posey hit.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

J.A. Happ with 6 one-hit shutout innings today vs. a Mariners team that scored 14 runs yesterday. Since the first week of last August, he's 20-4 in 30 starts, with a 2.66 ERA. One of the best signings of the winter.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Junior fittingly celebrates induction into Hall of Fame by ending speech by putting cap on backwards.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Seattle fans are delighted and excited to see the first player inducted into Hall of Fame with Mariners logo. Congrats Junior!

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Waukesha County sheriff's department confirms former MSU punter Mike Sadler and Nebraska's Sam Foltz died in a car accident last night. Their investigation concluded the car slipped off the road on wet pavement. Speed was a factor, the department said. LSU kicker Colby Delahousaye was in the car and taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

For the third straight day against the Mets, Ichiro Suzuki had a late-game pinch-hitting opportunity. This time, Ichiro struck out against Hansel Robles. He is 0-for-3 in the series and remains at 2,996 career MLB hits. He is bidding to become the 30th major leaguer to reach the 3,000-hit plateau.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Four straight Yankee hits and Jeff Samardzija's day is over after 5 2/3 innings. Didi Gregorius' rope double to deep center adds another run for a 5-0 New York lead.

Piazza's post-911 homer captures a nation
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Look back as Mike Piazza hit an emotional home run during the first game back in New York after the tragic events of 9/11.

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Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

One family moment for Jeff Gordon following the national anthem for the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The engines have been fired for the 160-lap 400-mile race.

Piazza's memorable career moments
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With Mike Piazza's enshrinement in the MLB Hall of Fame complete, review the legendary catcher's journey from a long shot to a well-known major league presence. Career timeline

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Starlin Castro, RBI single to left. Yankees 4, Giants 0 in the sixth.