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Get the latest as MLB's trade deadline nears

The MLB trade deadline is almost upon us. There are plenty of players left on the market and teams looking to make deals.

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Friday trade deadline highlights ... so far
MLB 

  • Marlins SP Dan Haren to Cubs (via ESPN and multiple reports)
  • Phillies OF Ben Revere to Blue Jays (according to MLB's Phillies reporter)
  • Brewers OF Gerardo Parra to Orioles
  • Rays RP Kevin Jepsen to Twins

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MLB 

Rousey embodies being fast and furious

Ronda Rousey, who is putting her UFC women's bantamweight championship on the line on Saturday against Bethe Correia, tends to win quickly. The folks at FiveThirtyEight show how much of an outlier that makes her. Counter to MMA trend

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Jemele Hill's egg-cellent moment

The His & Hers host couldn't let Iowa's Drew Ott have all the fun. So Hill scarfed down a raw egg -- shell and all.

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Jameis Winston named starting QB
NFL 

Said Ryan Clark: "It's a smart decision [for the Bucs]. ... Now your team feels like, we know who we're riding with."

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On this date in 2007, the @celtics acquired Kevin Garnett in a megatrade with the @Timberwolves. Less than a year later, the Boston Big Three won a title. #fbf

Gates: 'I'm just ready to play football'
NFL 

Chargers TE Antonio Gates is ready to get back on the field. And despite facing a suspension to start the season, Gates has used the situation to educate others.

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With hour remaining, Padres are quiet

Enticing trade pieces such as Justin Upton, Craig Kimbrel and James Shields have made San Diego the favorite to be the most active team today. Nothing so far, though, as the 4 p.m. ET deadline nears.

Wilson better than his draft class
NFL 

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, who signed a 4-year extension with Seattle today, has more postseason starts than all 5 of the quarterbacks drafted ahead of him combined.

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NFL 

What's your MMA name?
MMA 

Every good fighter needs a sweet nickname. Will you be Dangerous Deadly Chainsaw or Hot Crazy Machete? It probably won't be enough to take down Ronda Rousey, but it's worth a shot. Name generator

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Rutgers captain reveals favorite band
College Football 

Darius Hamilton loves One Direction -- even if it is now down to four members. They must light up his world like nobody else.

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The Blue Jays' busy trade deadline
MLB 

Toronto has traded for the four players below... and an hour still remains.

  • SS Troy Tulowitzki
  • RP LaTroy Hawkins
  • SP David Price
  • OF Ben Revere (according to MLB's Phillies reporter)

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MLB 

NFL, NFLPA request expedited decision
NFL 

Field Yates tells SportsCenter that the two sides want a decision regarding Tom Brady before Week 1. A sticking point though, says Yates, could be the judge. "'Why would I move this situation to the top of the priority list?'"

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NFL 

Impact of Wilson contract on Seahawks?
NFL 

Said Ryan Clark: "They've been budgeting for this deal. Even with giving everybody else their money, they made sure they had the money to get this done. I think going forward, they will keep as many key pieces as they can."

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Russell Wilson, by the numbers
NFL 

The QB and the Seahawks have agreed to a deal that will make Wilson one of the highest-paid players in the NFL. And the numbers say Wilson is worth it. All he does is win

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NFL 

ICYMI: Ryan Rua hits inside-the-park HR
MLB 

The Rangers outfielder used his legs to turn a line drive to center field into a four-bagger.

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MLB 

Report: Ben Revere traded to Toronto
MLB 

With Revere being dealt to the Blue Jays (per MLB's Phillies reporter), Toronto's powerful offense fills its only void: a true leadoff hitter. Revere, the Phillies' leadoff hitter, has hit .298 with 24 steals in 2015.

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MLB 

Sando: Seahawks maintain core players

Writes Mike Sando: "By signing [Russell] Wilson and nearly all the other front-line players on the team, Seattle is not banking on the draft to find as many immediate starters. That is a luxury the team has earned by methodically re-signing its best players." Winning formula