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Biggest injury question mark on all 32 NFL teams

J.J. Watt just had his second surgery of the offseason, while Tony Romo broke his collarbone twice in 2015. NFL Nation goes team by team, detailing the injured players to watch in training camp.

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Top stats to know: AFC training camps

NFL teams report to training camp this week. Here are the top stats to know about every AFC team heading into the 2016 NFL season.

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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Blue Jays are facing a tough decision with Aaron Sanchez. In the wild-card era, only Felix Hernandez has had a lower ERA among qualified AL starters age 23 or younger. But with another strong outing so far tonight, he's about to hit his career high in innings. Do they move him to the bullpen to save innings? But can they win the division without him starting? I'd keep him in the rotation and hope for the best.

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Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny on the Cubs getting Aroldis Chapman: "I think we're really due to get him, to be honest." Chapman has held Cards to a .099 average.

Lue's new deal puts him in good company
NBA 

Tyronn Lue's five-year, $35 million contract extension puts him into a class with other NBA coaches who have won a title.

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Height does not stop this 5’2” dunker
NBA 

A young basketball player proves that height is nothing but a number as he shows off his incredible hops by throwing down a one-handed dunk.

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What Chapman is bringing to the Cubs
MLB 

Check out Aroldis Chapman's fastest pitches and strikeouts as a preview to what the Chicago Cubs are gaining in their bullpen.

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Castellanos is all about defense early
MLB 

Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos makes a difficult grab and throw from foul ground to get the out on ESPN and WatchESPN.

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Dave McMenamin @mcten

The Cavs and Ty Lue just reached agreement on a five-year extension, four years fully guaranteed sources tell ESPN.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Hector Rondon discuss losing his closer's job to Aroldis Chapman who the Cubs traded for on Monday.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets and Cardinals have been rained out. They will play a single-admission doubleheader on Tuesday at 4:10 p.m. ET. Noah Syndergaard will face Carlos Martinez in the opener. Bartolo Colon opposes Jaime Garcia in the nightcap.

Jim Brown applauds MJ's statement

Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown joins SportsCenter to offer his take on Michael Jordan's anti-violence statement.

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Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman said he is "sad" to leave the Yankees, but winning a championship with the Cubs could be very special for him. Chapman reiterated he would be open to signing a new contract with the Yankees as a free agent. Yankees translator Marlon Abreu delivered Chapman's thoughts.

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Are the Yankees now sellers?

Flipping Aroldis Chapman for a top prospect is a smart move by the Yankees. And it might just be the only move they want, or need, to make. Waving the white flag?

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Carmelo: MJ's 'timing was perfect'
NBA 

Carmelo Anthony calls Michael Jordan's contributions of a million dollars each to two organizations "very big on his behalf."

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Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

That's a looooooong line to get into the Pokemon Go event at EverBank Field.

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Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Arizona Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett signs a one-day contract so he could retire a member of the team that drafted him.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Melo told The Undefeated on Michael Jordan's $2 million pledge: "That's big. Thats's MJ. That's Michael Jordan. As African-Americans, that's who we look up to. He's a great voice with a great platform. I'm just glad that he came out now and he used it at this time with everything going on."

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Melo: "To answer your question about the Michael Jordan thing it was brilliant and about time... He is our face."

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Ranking the ACC's toughest venues
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ACC basketball has some pretty daunting venues, from Syracuse's Carrier Dome to North Carolina's Smith Center -- but is Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium the toughest place to get a win? Rankings revealed

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Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Harbaugh said this was his first time autographing a human being. He wasn't happy with the results so he asked the fan to come back tomorrow for a redo.

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Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

In other Yankee news, Alex Rodriguez is not starting against lefty Dallas Keuchel. A-Rod doesn't start against most righties. He is not starting against a lefty today. He doesn't play defense. But GM Brian Cashman said the team has no thoughts of releasing him. Cashman did give A-Rod a gold star for his effort and attitude.