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Woodley stuns Lawler with first-round KO

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2mBrett Okamoto

Woodley stuns Lawler with first-round KO

With one crushing right-handed shot, Tyron Woodley ended Robbie Lawler's reign by knocking him out at 2:12 of Round 1 to become the new UFC welterweight champion Saturday night at UFC 201.

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Watch live: Ikone pads PSG's lead over Leicester

After Edinson Cavani converted on a penalty kick, Jonathan Ikone added a goal in the 45th minute of the ICC match. Tune in on ESPN and WatchESPN.

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DE Bennett: Cam, others must aid social change

Regarding social activism among professional athletes, Michael Bennett says the NFL's great players "are sitting back just taking the dollars, whether it's Cam Newton, all these guys."

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Harrington all in for golf's Olympic return

Don't count Padraig Harrington among the naysayers about golf and the Olympics. The three-time major winner can't wait to go for the gold -- and he plans to stick around for other sports, too.

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Carmelo Anthony not impressed by sing-along

Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler began a rousing rendition of Vanessa Carlton's "A Thousand Miles" on a Team USA flight, much to the chagrin of Carmelo Anthony.

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Cavs waive Jones; return possible, sources say

The NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers waived Dahntay Jones, the veteran reserve swingman who gave the team a spark in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Sources say he could return to the team, though.

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Trump miffed debates, NFL will vie for viewers

Donald Trump says he doesn't like going up against NFL games when he debates Hillary Clinton this fall. He also says the league complained to him about the schedule, something the NFL denied.

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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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DeAngelo Williams' Walking Dead wedding (3:00)
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3hRich Cimini

Fitzpatrick: Some fans said 'stop being greedy'

Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who re-signed with the team on Wednesday to play this season for $12 million, said some fans accused him of being greedy for holding out so long.

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Andres Ferrari ESPN Editor 

Featherweight titlist Carl Frampton wanted to win the 12th round against Leo Santa Cruz and "I did," he said.

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Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

"When I saw the opening I went for the right hand," Tyron Woodley said, following his first-round TKO win over welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 201. "Something kept telling me the right hand would be there. He had the belt and that's what I was going for."

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Guy jumps from 25K feet without parachute
Action Sports 

Skydiver Luke Aikins became the first person to jump from a plane into a net without a parachute.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Diamondbacks 4, Dodgers 2, Final. Dodgers now 2 behind the Giants in the NL West.

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

"It is what it is. He feinted me and my hand went down and he caught me." -- Robbie Lawler on his UFC 201 title loss to Tyron Woodley on Saturday by first-round TKO.

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Bill Belichick, king of the news conference
NFL 

The Patriots' coach certainly knows how to make news conferences more memorable.

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Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Spectacular KO! Tyron Woodley puts out Robbie Lawler with the right hand in the first round!

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Down goes Robbie Lawler and he's not going to make it! Tyron Woodley is the new UFC welterweight champion.

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Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Lucroy in a position to ask Indians for something in return for waiving the no-trade clause, for sure;he's underpaid relative to the market.

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Karolina Kowalkiewicz holds off Rose Namajunas by split decision at UFC 201 to earn a shot at Joanna Jedrzejczyk's strawweight title. "I feel really great and my dreams come true. Joanna Jedrzejczyk is the best in the world. I want to fight with the best and I will beat the best."

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Andres Ferrari ESPN Editor 

Leo Santa Cruz and Carl Frampton hug before the start of the 12th and final round. Sign of respect from both after a tremendous fight.

Boxing 

Phillies put up obscure 8th inning
MLB 

The Phillies batted around and scored four runs -- all without recording a hit.

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ESPN MMA @ESPNMMA

Fighting to keep his job, welterweight Jake Ellenberger attacks Matt Brown from the start and finishes him in Round 1 at #UFC201.

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Welterweights Matt Brown and Jake Ellenberger enter the cage in a must-win bout for both at UFC 201. Brown is fighting to remain in the title picture while Ellenberger is fighting to keep his job.

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From first to home in a flash and a jump
MLB 

When the throw attempt to catch Byron Buxton stealing second went into the outfield, Buxton capitalized. Big time.

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Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Bantamweights Francisco Rivera and Erik Perez letting it all hang out to open Round 3! Both fighters stood and traded with no regards for defense as the UFC 201 crowd roared with delight. Perez was dropped early but quickly recovered. Rivera, meanwhile, with blood flowing from a cut on the side of his head, fell down due to exhaustion while unloading bombs. What a wild sequence.

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Andres Ferrari ESPN Editor 

Very aggressive first round for both Leo Santa Cruz and Carl Frampton. Very entertaining start.

Boxing 

Billy Butler, the Bat Flipper
MLB 

The Indians infielders really didn't like Butler's flip.

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ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Justin Verlander now has 10 career gms with at least 11 K & 1 or fewer walks - tied with Mickey Lolich & Max Scherzer for most in tm history

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

One of the strangest statistical oddities of the season: Jacoby Ellsbury has now reached base 10 times on catcher's interference, one-third of all CIs this season. No other player has more than two and Ellsbury has broken the previous record of eight, set by Roberto Kelly in 1992.

Colin Rea leaves Marlins debut early
MLB 

One day after being traded from the Padres, Rea made his Marlins debut and left in the fourth inning with an undetermined injury.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers' Corey Seager tied the club's rookie record for doubles in a season with his 30th. There are still two months to play. Seager is now tied with Eric Karros, who set his mark in 1992.