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13hMatthew Berry

The Draft-Day Manifesto

Matthew Berry lays out how to build a winning fantasy football team by focusing on weekly success.

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Lacrosse player drops opponent with an ugly shot to the neck (0:43)
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19hDan Graziano

NFL's 20 most impactful offseason moves for 2016

The Jets made nice with Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Texans placed a rather large bet on Brock Osweiler. Those are just two of the offseason moves that will impact the 2016 season the most.

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Kellerman: 'Tom Brady is going to be a bum' (2:13)
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7hMichael DiRocco

Jags RB addresses how car ended up in pond

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson says he feels 'blessed' that no one was injured during the single-car accident in which his vehicle ended up in a retention pond.

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16mBradford Doolittle

Sale happy to be back after being 'on island'

White Sox ace Chris Sale said it was nice to return to the mound after his suspension, and he directed the spotlight toward his teammates for supporting him.

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Chapman finishes off White Sox to earn first save with Cubs (0:23)
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Fan gets a souvenir and smooch from d'Arnaud (0:26)
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Could Curry be 'poached' from Warriors after next season? (1:33)
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Ichiro's road to 3,000 hits (1:10)
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16hJeremy Fowler

Steelers need Rolls-Royce driver Brown more than ever

Antonio Brown has put his contract situation on hold and is expected to arrive at training camp in a Rolls-Royce, and the Steelers should be appreciative, for they need Brown more than ever.

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13hJamison Hensley

Ravens' Stanley performs R Kelly song in a chicken suit

On the first night of training camp, Ronnie Stanley stepped in front of his Ravens teammates and sang R Kelly's "Ignition" (Remix) while wearing a chicken suit. Stanley apparently was a show-stopper and had all of the players singing along with him.

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How does LaVine-Gordon stack up to Wilkins-Jordan? (1:24)
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Sixth grader with Down syndrome outraces classmates for top play (2:19)
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Surfing champ recalls fighting off great white shark (0:47)
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BMX rider's three insane, death-defying tricks (0:42)
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BYU a lock for Big 12? (0:46)
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Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions

How could Joe Gibbs Racing get this far ahead? If Dale Earnhardt Jr. can't go at Watkins Glen, who should get in the No. 88 car? Our crew delves into that and much more.

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Fan gets souvenir, smooch from d'Arnaud
MLB 

Chase d'Arnaud couldn't reach a foul ball but got up close and personal with a fan in the first row.

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MLB 

Aybar makes impressive spinning catch
MLB 

Erick Aybar went a long distance for this dizzying grab.

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MLB 

Karl-Anthony Towns takes kids to school
NBA 

Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns blows by kids at a basketball camp and puts them all on a poster.

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NBA 

Kellerman: 'Brady is going to be a bum'
NFL 

To Stephen A. Smith's horror, Max Kellerman details why he is confident Tom Brady's career is about to take a dive.

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NFL 

Matthew Berry's Draft-Day Manifesto
NFL 

ESPN's fantasy football expert says drafting running backs -- and taking running backs early -- are still a crucial part of a successful draft. It's fantasy season!

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NFL 

BMX rider throws down insane tricks
Action Sports 

Watch as professional BMX rider Ryan Williams nails three crazy tricks at the Nitro World Games.

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Action Sports 

LaVine-Gordon as good as Wilkins-MJ?
NBA 

Dr. J said the LaVine-Gordon Slam Dunk Contest was "clearly as good as the Wilkins-Jordan showdown." You be the judge.

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NBA 

NFL's most impactful offseason moves
NFL 

The Jets made nice with Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Texans placed a rather large bet on Brock Osweiler. Those are just two moves that will shape the 2016 season. Top 20

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NFL 

Lax player drops opponent with ugly shot

Dave Lawson of the New York Lizards is charged with unsportsmanlike conduct after tackling the Chesapeake Bayhawks' Jason Noble by the neck.

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Ichiro's road to 3,000 hits
MLB 

With Ichiro Suzuki sitting two hits away from the milestone, here's a look at some of his most memorable hits.

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MLB 

Dirk Nowitzki is not so good at soccer
Soccer 

The NBA star's talents on the court don't translate to the pitch.

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Bautista's bat flip an ‘NHL 17’ celebration
MLB 

Thanks to the creators of the upcoming “NHL 17” game, Jose Bautista's iconic bat flip will live on in hockey goal celebration form. Iconic toss

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MLB 

Summer Forecast: MVP race projections
NBA 

Could Russell Westbrook's solo act lead to an MVP in OKC? Could Steph Curry complete a three-peat? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early picks. Ballot

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NBA 

NFL teams' under-the-radar storylines
NFL 

Will Michael Bennett's contract situation become a distraction for the Seahawks? Do the Patriots have enough at running back? NFL Nation reporters pick a hidden storyline to watch for every team. 32 to watch

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NFL 

The bones of Jim Thorpe do not rest easy

Sixty-three years after Jim Thorpe's death, his sons still believe their father isn't at rest. The Spirit of a Legend

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Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

WR Hakeem Nicks has joined the Saints in West Virginia, per source. Could begin practicing with his new team as soon as Friday morning.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman discuss how the fans have treated him after his two days on the mound. Miguel Montero translates for him.

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Fan finds her groove after a hat catch
MLB 

A woman at the Phillies-Diamondbacks game celebrates after making a grab over the railing.

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Chapman finishes off White Sox
MLB 

Aroldis Chapman struck out two over 1 1/3 innings to earn his first save with the Cubs.

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Aroldis Chapman's heat-wave parade on night 2 at Wrigley: 100, 103, 103, 100, 102, 102, 102, 103, 102, 100, 100, 99, 98, 98, 102. En fuego!

Ichiro doubles for hit No. 2,998
MLB 

Ichiro Suzuki ripped a double to right field in the seventh inning for the 2,998th hit of his major league career.

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Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Giants do what they usually do at trade deadlines make precision under the radar moves that end up being significant acquiring Eduardo Nunez from Twins (remember Marco Scutaro and Javier Looez trades in past deadlines?) He fills in at 3B at least until Duffy comes back and then gives them versatile player who can also play 2B & OF. He leads AL with 26 SB with 12 HR .300 AVG. Twins get LHP Adalberto Mejia in return who profiles just as 6th or 7th inning reliever or 5th starter.

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Stephan Jaeger shot the first-ever 58 in a PGA Tour-sanctioned event today, posting matching nines of 29-29 in the opening round of the Ellie Mae Classic on the Web.com Tour. With a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole, Jaeger concluded his round with 12 birdies, six pars and no bogeys. And it actually could've been even better -- after reaching the par-5 third green in two, he three-putted for par.

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