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Watch live: Cubs looking for 24th straight win with Arrieta on mound

They're hosting the Dodgers live on ESPN and WatchESPN.

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Lue: 'LeBron is like a coach' (1:14)
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Neymar takes batting practice with Mets (1:22)
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Stephen A.: Thunder can't continue with Westbrook at point guard (1:25)
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ESPN's World Fame 100

Who's the most famous athlete in the world? We devised a formula to answer that question and created the ESPN World Fame 100 rankings. The names might be familiar, but where the planet's biggest stars land between 1 and 100 might surprise you.

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Golfer falls into pond after a daring shot (0:36)
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Lindor gets tripped up by his own bat (0:26)
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Riley Curry denies dad a kiss (0:30)
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Shaq gives Stephen A. a kiss (0:53)
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NBA Finals crucial to LeBron's legacy (1:39)
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6-foot-2 college player dunks from behind foul line (0:20)
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Q&A with the Cup keeper

For 28 years, Phil Pritchard, the keeper of the Stanley Cup, has squired the coolest trophy in sports around the world, from war zones to the bottom of Mario Lemieux's pool. Since the Cup can't talk, we asked Pritchard to spill some of Stanley's secrets.

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Alaba's brutal own goal (0:55)
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Pedroia on Ortiz: 'We're definitely going to miss him' (2:00)
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Hoge has the Cowboys making the playoffs in 2016 (1:57)
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92-year-old WWII veteran throws first pitch at Mariners game (0:28)
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What impact would raising the strike zone really have?

Major League Baseball is talking about raising the bottom of the strike zone. But what impact would that really have on the game? Jayson Stark tries to answer that question and more.

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All-Access: Warriors complete epic comeback to reach NBA Finals (1:59)
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Will Romo ever play 16 games again? (1:29)

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Lindor's own equipment betrays him
MLB 

Francisco Lindor was trying to run out a single, but his bat wouldn't let him.

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Jeff Carlisle Soccer 

The #usmnt prepares for its first workout at Avaya Stadium. #copa100

Collison arrested on assault charge
NBA 

Kings G Darren Collison was arrested Monday on a domestic violence charge. "We are gathering additional information and once all facts are known we will take appropriate steps," the Kings said in a statement. Story

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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Xander Bogaerts extends his hitting streak to 24 games with a flare to left field.

Cavs fan eats shirt after Warriors win
NBA 

The lesson is don't bet against Steph Curry.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta froze Dodgers SS Corey Seager for a called third strike in the first inning on Tuesday night. Manager Joe Maddon often cites how opposing hitters freeze on some of Arrieta's better pitches. "Just watch their takes" he often says. When they walk away shaking their head you know Arrieta is on.

100 predictions for the NFL season
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We're 100 days away from the NFL coming back, so ESPN's NFL reporters compiled predictions that will shape the 2016 season. Check them out

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Watch: Dodgers vs. Cubs at Wrigley Field
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Jake Arrieta faces the Dodgers for the first time since he no-hit them last season as the Cubs try to win an MLB-record 24th straight game with Arrieta on the bump. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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College player dunks from behind foul line
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Colby College's Pat Dickert, who stands at 6-foot-2, took off from behind the free throw line to jam it home.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Injuries just keep on coming for the Dodgers as Yasiel Puig was a late scratch Tuesday with a sore left hamstring. The news comes as starter Alex Wood is being pointed toward the DL because of a triceps injury. Kenta Maeda is also experiencing soreness in his right hand after getting hit with a line drive Saturday.

Riley Curry denies dad a kiss
NBA 

The MVP was triumphant in Game 7 of the conference finals, but Steph Curry couldn't get a kiss from daughter Riley after the game.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs have announced a start time of approx 730 pm CT as the tarp has come off the field. Jake Arrieta will indeed get a chance to become baseball's first 10-game winner.

Rivalry revisited: Warriors-Thunder
NBA 

Every game the Warriors and Thunder played seemed to be epic. Take a look at the best moments from their battles.

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ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Mookie Betts has two home runs in the 1st two innings tonight. It's his 4th career multi-HR game. He has never hit 3 HR in a game before

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs/Dodgers should have a short delay at Wrigley Field as rain moves through the area. The tarp is still on the field with game time less than an hour away.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

VIDEO: Watch Brazilian soccer star Neymar of FC Barcelona take batting practice from Mets hitting coach Kevin Long, meet outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, juggle a soccer ball and talk about his experience at Citi Field on Tuesday.

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Seattle digs the long ball in rout
MLB 

The Mariners homered five times in their 16-4 victory over the Padres.

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Eli Apple's golf swing is less than stellar
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The Giants rookie cornerback channeled his inner Charles Barkley.

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