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Cain, Pence sparking Giants past Mets

Matt Cain is outdueling Bartolo Colon and Hunter Pence has delivered in his return to the lineup.

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Cops drop JPP investigation due to jurisdiction

Police in Coral Springs, Florida, are no longer investigating Jason Pierre-Paul after determining that the fireworks incident involving the defensive end did not take place in their jurisdiction.

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Mettenberger refuels Selfiegate: Watt one to talk

Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger has fired back at Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt nearly nine months removed from a spat between the two over a Mettenberger-photographed "selfie."

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Upton takes a HR away from McCutchen (0:24)
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Reds shut out Nationals (2:41)
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Djokovic survives five-set test from Anderson (1:21)
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Did A-Rod get snubbed? (1:26)
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2015 ESPYS: Vote for best team

The six teams nominated for the 2015 ESPY for Best Team posted dramatic wins, upsets and amazing championship seasons. But who was the best of the best? Vote now!

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Athletes as fans: Giancarlo Stanton (0:31)
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Doolittle: Ranking big-men FA signings

With the NBA's annual moratorium taking effect last week, big men have dominated free agency. Bradford Doolittle ranks the free-agent signings of the top four bigs by their expected impact.

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Highlight: Reds shut out Nationals
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Johnny Cueto was on point vs. the Nationals as he struck out 11 in the Reds' 5-0 win. Downside: Cueto threw more than 120 pitches, becoming the only guy this season to do so more than once -- he's thrown 120-plus pitches three times.

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Homer happy in Seattle

The Mariners and Tigers have combined to score 12 runs (six by each team), each coming on home runs. The game is heading into the 8th. Follow live

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Royals roll to sweep of Rays
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All-Stars Alcides Escobar and Alex Gordon drove in all 7 of Kansas City's runs in a 7-1 over Tampa Bay in the second game of a day-night twinbill.

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When tarps attack
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A strong gust of wind blew the tarp out of control at PNC Park, taking down a member of the grounds crew with it during a rain delay in Tuesday's Pirates-Padres game.

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Cubs complete twinbill sweep of Cards
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A late St. Louis error opened the door for Chicago to rally for a 5-3 win in the second game of a doubleheader.

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Sano hits first career homer
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Top prospect Miguel Sano went deep in the Twins' 8-3 win over the Orioles.

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D-backs top Rangers
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Jake Lamb's two-run single was the big blow in the Diamondbacks' 4-2 win over the Rangers.

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One All-Star robs another of homer
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The Padres' Justin Upton went up and over the left field wall at PNC Park to rob the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen of a home run.

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Pirates edge past Padres

Gregory Polanco's 8th-inning RBI triple broke a 2-2 tie, as Pittsburgh topped San Diego 3-2 for its fourth straight win. Box score

Mettenberger fires back at Watt

Zach Mettenberger told CampusSports.net: "J.J. [Watt] had to say it's a bit high schoolish that I take selfies and I think he still rags me on Instagram every time he posts a selfie. At the same time, if that's high schoolish, he got a letterman jacket made, a Texans letterman jacket. That's pretty high schoolish to me, don't you say?"

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Homers work for Angels on the road
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Albert Pujols and Mike Trout both had 3-run dingers in the Angels' 10-2 win in Denver.

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Donaldson's blast beats White Sox
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All-Star Josh Donaldson's 21st home run of the season in the 4th inning was enough for the Blue Jays' 2-1 win.

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Final: USA 2, Honduras 1
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Clint Dempsey scored twice, both times with his head, and the United States got the win in its Gold Cup opener. Statistics

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Pierzynski's power leads to Braves win

A.J. Pierzynski was 3-for-4 with a home run, 2 RBIs and a single, and Atlanta was able to get past the Brewers, 4-3.

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Final: #USMNT 2-1 Honduras U.S. is unbeaten in 23 straight home games, extending the longest such streak in team history.

Gordon's big day leads Royals' sweep of Rays

All-Star Alex Gordon had 4 hits and 4 RBIs tonight to lead Kansas City to a 7-1 rout of Tampa Bay to complete the doubleheader sweep. Gordon also had 3 hits in this afternoon's win, giving him a 7-hit day. Box score

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Twins take two straight vs. Orioles

The Twins scored three runs in the first inning, including two off Miguel Sano's first career HR, and rolled to an 8-3 win vs. the O's. Minnesota SP Kyle Gibson fanned 7 and tossed 6 innings of 2-run ball to improve to 7-6. Box score

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Ray's great day powers Diamondbacks

Robbie Ray went 7 2/3 innings, giving up just four hits and two runs (one earned), and the Diamondbacks' bullpen came through as Arizona doubled up the Rangers in Arlington. Box score

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Cards melt down, Cubs sweep twinbill

The Cards unraveled on Addison Russell's game-tying RBI single down the right-field line in the seventh, as RP Seth Maness was ejected for arguing the ump's call and the Cubs plated two more runs on a throwing error and sac fly to take a 5-2 lead a complete a sweep of the day-night doubleheader. Box score

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