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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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The electrifying Hall of Fame career of Ken Griffey Jr. (1:31)
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How Kevin Durant is adjusting to life as the villain

Can Kevin Durant handle the heat of becoming the bad guy? As the superstar adapts to his new reality, he's receiving some wisdom from friend and fellow free-agency villain DeAndre Jordan.

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Griffey: Ortiz 'absolutely' should be Hall of Famer

Ken Griffey Jr. said he "absolutely" thinks David Ortiz should make the Hall of Fame, citing the slugger's career numbers while calling him "one of the most feared hitters in all of baseball."

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The Hall of Fame career of Mike Piazza (1:38)
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1dJohn Clayton

Ranking next year's top 25 NFL free agents

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins, who's playing under the franchise tag, and Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu, who's coming back from a knee injury, are among the top projected free agents in the 2017 class.

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Mahrez's effortless finish (0:58)
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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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Sale's tension not just about throwbacks
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Jerry Crasnick said: "This is something that arises when you have ongoing tension and a little thing gets blown up into a big thing."

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Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Terence Crawford has used lateral movement and quick counter shots from the outside to neutralize Viktor Postol's jab. Crawford, the unbeaten junior welterweight titlist is controlling pace and distance well through seven rounds, forcing Postol to think instead of reacting.

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Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Terence Crawford broke open a close chess match with fellow unbeaten Viktor Postol by scoring a pair of fifth-round knockdowns in their 140-pound title unification bout in Las Vegas.

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Andres Ferrari ESPN Editor 

Terence Crawford or Viktor Postol will join a list of five other fighters to hold multiple titles in a weight class.

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Dodgers snap Cardinals' win streak at 5
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After going 16 innings the night before, the Dodgers snapped the Cardinals' five-game win streak with a 7-2 victory.

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Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Holly Holm arrives at UFC press conference. "I want to get back in there and go forward. I know I'm capable of more, I think I may need to believe in myself more."

Shevchenko upsets Holm

In her first fight since dropping the UFC women's bantamweight title, Holly Holm fell to Valentina Shevchenko by unanimous decision.

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs manager Joe Maddon can only chuckle about he two-homer came from Milwaukee's Kirk Nieuwenhuis, who entered Satursay's game hitting .195.

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Brewers use long ball to beat Cubs
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The Brewers took advantage of a trio of home runs, including two from Kirk Nieuwenhuis, to top the Cubs 6-1.

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Nationals walk off on Drew's pinch-hit
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Stephen Drew's pinch-hit triple in the ninth lifted the Nationals to a 3-2 walk-off win over the Padres.

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Barboza defeats Melendez by decision

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza picked up his second win of the year by defeating Gilbert Melendez by unanimous decision.

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Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Valentina Shevchenko defeats Holly Holm.

Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

UFC's Valentina Shevchenko ahead 3-1 over Holly Holm on my scorecard. One round to go.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Pinch hitter Ichiro Suzuki grounds out against Erik Goeddel in the eighth inning on Saturday at Marlins Park. He remains at 2,996 career MLB hits -- four shy of becoming the 30th player to reach the 3,000-hit threshold.

Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Holly Holm in some trouble! Loses round three badly to Valentina Shevchenko. ESPN has her down 29-28 going into the fourth round of UFC bantamweight fight in Chicago. Fight is scheduled for five.

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Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Good opening round from former women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Chicago. Holm knocked down Valentina Shevchenko with a right hand to the face and controlled the tactical battle from distance.

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Flashback: The bat throw at Piazza
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During Game 2 of the 2000 World Series, Mike Piazza's bat shattered which led to a piece of it almost hitting Roger Clemens. The pitcher then threw it in the direction of Piazza.

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Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Holly Holm with her traditional, high energy, high-stepping run to the Octagon. We're moments away from Holm vs. Valentina Shevchenko. Holm coming off her first loss in MMA to Miesha Tate in March.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Taylor replaces Corey Seager as Dodgers SS in the 7th inning. Seager returned from a stomach bug and played 16 innings Friday. It was another hot night Saturday as the Dodgers held a 7-2 lead.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers starter Kenta Maeda gave up 2 runs on 5 hits over 5.2 IP against the Cards. The team's well-used bullpen will have to pick up another 3.1 IP. Dodgers lead 7-2, T7.

Mike Piazza's legendary career
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The top moments from arguably the best power-hitting catcher captivated the hearts of baseball fans.

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