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Stephen Strasburg injury is Nationals' nightmare

With Stephen Strasburg hurt again, you couldn't blame GM Mike Rizzo and the Nats if they're feeling a bit anxious about their $175 million investment.

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How to fix the Pittsburgh Pirates?

Jim Bowden says it's not time for the Pirates to panic, because he knows what changes are necessary to make this team a real contender.

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Is a fourth place finish good enough for USA in Copa America? (2:04)
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How to bet Sunday's Dodgers-Pirates game

ESPN Chalk's Vegas experts give their best bets for the Sunday Night Baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates.

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10hBuster Olney

An early list of potential All-Star snubs

Picking the All-Star teams is always hard. Here's a list of players who should be considered but may be left behind because of a ballot crunch.

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5-on-5: Ranking top NBA free agents and fits

NBA free agency is almost here. With a huge salary-cap jump expected, who are the top available players this year? Can the Cavs add a piece for a second title run? Our NBA experts go 5-on-5.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Pirates' Jordy Mercer took his hitting streak to 11 games with a leadoff single against Clayton Kershaw.

Is it smart to annoy Clayton Kershaw?
MLB 

The Pirate Parrot drove an RC car by the Dodgers ace, who appeared visibly annoyed.

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Marte's sac fly gives Angels walk-off win
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Angels third baseman Jefry Marte hits a sac fly to deep right field that scores Mike Trout, giving Los Angeles a 7-6 walk-off win over Oakland.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

On May 30, the Pirates and Mets were tied in the wild-card race and the Dodgers were three games back. Entering today, the Dodgers held the second wild-card spot and the Pirates were 4½ games back.

Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Looked like Chile star Alexis Sanchez rolled his ankle pretty good just now. Staying on field, but could slow him down.

Stewart's win compares to Kobe's finale?
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Ricky Craven compares Tony Stewart's win at Sonoma to Kobe Bryant's 60-point performance in his final game saying no one it coming, but ultimately not being surprised when it happened.

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Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

National anthems concluded, and Argentina and Chile are about to begin this Copa America final.

Gillaspie delivers a Giant win in Philly
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Giants third baseman Conor Gillaspie rips a double to the right field corner that brings Ramiro Pena home, giving San Francisco an 8-7 walk-off win over Philadelphia.

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Jena Janovy ESPN Editor 

Michael Phelps is now in the house to watch tonight's finals at the US Swim Trials in Omaha.

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Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Judging by what the crowd's wearing, I'd say it's at least 75 percent Argentina fans here at MetLife Stadium, and maybe more.

Kershaw having his best season yet
MLB 

While Clayton Kershaw has continued his high strikeout rate, he's also cut down on his walks. The combination has made him nearly unbeatable. Watch Dodgers-Pirates at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and WatchESPN. A one-man show

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Werth and the sun don't mix
MLB 

Jonathan Villar hit it deep to left field, where Jayson Werth loses the ball in the sun, allowing Villar to record a triple. Werth redeemed himself a batter later in the Nationals' 3-2 win.

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Pirates ready for what Kershaw brings
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Despite leading the majors with a 1.57 ERA, Clayton Kershaw hasn't had great career success against several Pirates hitters. Watch tonight's Dodgers-Pirates game at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and WatchESPN. A good history

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Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Chile has joined Argentina on the field for warmups now. Game time fast approaching.

Hurley III wins Quicken Loans National
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Ranked No. 607 in the world last year, 34-year-old Billy Hurley III earned his first PGA Tour victory with a win at the Quicken Loans National.

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Alyssa Roenigk ESPN The Magazine senior writer 

Little of the 12.42-mile 156-turn road course at the Pike's Peak International Hill Climb is visible from a single spectator position. So Carlin Dunne treated me to a first-person view from the back of his Ducati Multistrada before the course was closed for race day. In 2012, Dunne set the two-wheel course record of 9:52:819 at Pike's Peak, which still stands after Sunday's 100th anniversary (and 94th running) of the PPIHC, the second-oldest motorsports race in the U.S. (after the Indy 500).

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Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

After the victory at Sonoma Raceway, Tony Stewart is 32nd in the standings and just nine points out of 30th. With 10 races left in the regular season, getting in the top-30 to be Chase eligible with the win should be easily attainable.

Stewart captures first win since 2013

In a thrilling final lap, Denny Hamlin passed Tony Stewart only to get overtaken in Turn 11 at Sonoma Raceway. As a result, Stewart ended an 84-race winning drought.

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Strasburg injury is Nationals' nightmare
MLB 

The Nationals signed Strasburg to a seven-year, $175 million contract month, but the team's ace can't stay healthy. Was it a mistake?

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Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

Argentina and Chile fans need to leave their instruments behind.

Sale earns 13th win, White Sox top Blue Jays
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Chris Sale struck out seven batters over eight innings as the White Sox defeated the Blue Jays 5-2, becoming the first pitcher to reach 13 wins this season.

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Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

A little singing from Chile fans entering MetLife Stadium.

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Kieran Darcy ESPN Staff Writer 

The Argentina fans are bringing the noise here in East Rutherford.

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Jena Janovy ESPN Editor 

A glass tube of authenticated pool water from the U.S. Swim Trials in Omaha: $40.

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Kennedy pitches 7, strikes out 11
MLB 

Kansas City's Ian Kennedy capped off an 11-strikeout performance against Houston by striking out the side in the seventh inning as the Royals beat the Astros 6-1.

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