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Olympian Allison Schmitt takes aim at stigma of depression

On the eve of her third Summer Games, six-time U.S. Olympic swimming medalist Allison Schmitt hopes her frank talk about depression and loss offers a lifeline to other athletes.

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Nats pull off historic triple play (0:52)
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Ichiro throws out Wong from deep left field (0:29)
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Move Baez, get out the way (0:26)
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Soccer superpowers in ICC action today

Chelsea-Real Madrid and Celtic-Barcelona highlight a full day of International Champions Cup action. Watch all five matches live on ESPN, ESPNews and WatchESPN, starting at 1 p.m. ET.

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Stevenson knocks out Williams in fourth round (1:10)
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3-weight world champion Alexis Arguello's journey back to Nicaragua (17:31)
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Most important offseason news for all 32 NFL teams

The Broncos and Von Miller worked out a long-term deal, and Eddie Lacy showed up to camp in shape. NFL Nation rounds up the most important thing that happened to each team this offseason.

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95-yard punt return TDs are easy when going untouched (0:54)
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Just how important is Brady's suspension? (1:05)
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Barney robs Jones with outstanding play (0:18)
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Belichick scolds reporter after baffling QB question (0:21)
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SC Cartoons: DeAngelo Williams and Goliath (1:41)

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Los Angeles getting to know the Rams
NFL 

The five-county area is hungry for the Rams' return. Which is not the same as claiming the new fanbase is knowledgeable about the team itself. Learning curve

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NFL 

Fantasy rankings for Saturday
MLB 

Jameson Taillon takes the hill in Miller Park to challenge the Brewers and their bloated 26 percent whiff rate against righties. Daily notes

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MLB 

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Victor Cruz told me Friday his speed is close to what it was before, it's his cutting that needs more work. Something to watch as he faces defenders Saturday at training camp practice No. 2 of summer.

Rio better off without the cheats

Australia's Kitty Chiller insists that "the Games will be a better place without them" when hearing about the suspension of Russian weightlifters.

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Reds, Dodgers still talking about Jay Bruce. But a source says that 3-way deal isn't going to happen. It was fun while it lasted!

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweeted this update as he misses his third consecutive race with concussion-type symptoms: "Update: No change lately. Symptoms have plateaued over the last week. Balance/Gaze Stabilization are only issues. Docs preaching patience."

Cheers for the teacher
Cycling 

Mountain biker Lea Davison heads to Rio with a fan base of more than 2,000 girls that she taught how to ride cheering her on. Weekend Warriors

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Cycling 

Move, Baez -- get out the way!
MLB 

The umpire had no problem shoving Javier Baez out of the way to make a call.

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Majors merchandise plays by own rules
Golf 

Unlike other sports, there are no team jerseys to buy in golf. Room to grow

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John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

One player who has been fun to watch mature: safety DeAngelo Hall. He's very smart at explaining coverages and schemes and the last few years in particular has revealed more veteran's wisdom. He's lasted long for a reason and they're trusting him at safety for the same reason. Guys like Hall and Will Blackmon can adapt to a new position this late in their career because they are smart.

Cowboys defend approach with high-risk players
NFL 

“Some of the suspensions we're dealing with are sicknesses and they're truly sensitive situations,” Stephen Jones said. No exact science

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NFL 

Will Lawler retain title at UFC 201?

EA Sports simulates a fight between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley before they headline UFC 201.

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Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

New Bills assistant DBs coach Ed Reed walks onto the field to cheers from fans. "I'm a coach now!" he says. "I don't sign autographs."

How the Astros recovered
MLB 

Scott Spratt writes that an unlucky April couldn't keep this team down. Best team in the AL (Insider)

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MLB 

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers superfan Keith "Big Nasty" Kunzig is in attendance at Bucs Camp today. He tells me he'll be at all eight home games and four road games this year.

Monty Williams: 'Quitting is not an option'
NBA 

Williams discussed his wife's death and his desire to return to coaching with Hannah Storm.

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James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is a throwback for Dolphins fans: Hall of Fame QB Dan Marino is sharing some laughs at practice right now with his former receiver Mark Duper. Those two were a dynamic tandem in the 1980s.

Stevenson knocks out Williams in 4th round
Boxing 

Adonis Stevenson picked up his 23rd career knockout by dropping Thomas Williams Jr. with one vicious punch in the fourth round of their WBC light heavyweight title fight.

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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Big crowd for the first weekend practice of Packers camp. Will be even bigger tomorrow night when 70,000-plus fill Lambeau for the the Family Night practice.

OTD: Gehrig steals home, hits two homers
MLB 

On this date in 1927, Lou Gehrig stole home in the third inning and later hit two home runs in the Yankees' 7-3 win over the Indians. The two homers gave Gehrig 35 on the season, putting him one ahead of Babe Ruth. '27 Yankees on Twitter

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Pogba gets cheeky on social media
Soccer 

Paul Pogba has sent the rumor mill into overdrive regarding a return to Manchester United. California vacation

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Soccer 

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

New Dolphins RB Arian Foster continues his work with a trainer during practice. He's currently on the PUP.

Physics-defying ping pong shot

You got to see this. How'd he do that?

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Nationals pull off historic triple play
MLB 

The Nats turned the first 3-3-5 triple play in MLB history.

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Santa Cruz fighting for his father
Boxing 

Leo Santa Cruz's father and trainer is battling cancer while trying to get his son ready to face Carl Frampton Saturday.

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