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Kazmir, Shoemaker locked in scoreless duel

Newly acquired Scott Kazmir is providing another strong start for Houston, which added a big bat to its lineup Thursday.

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Blue Jays make another splash with trade for Price (2:40)
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Jets DE Richardson charged with resisting arrest

Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson has been charged with resisting arrest after an incident last month in which police say he was driving a car engaged in a high-speed road race.

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Gronk: 'It's all about football now' (1:39)
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Shell Shocker: Iowa lineman eats entire egg (1:15)
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Redskins looking forward to establishing running game (0:29)
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Nationals blank Marlins (0:49)
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Four for the million (3:58)
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Special Olympics World Games: Patrick Yerman (4:11)
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Women's British Open first-round recap (4:36)
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Top neighborhood plays (3:21)
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Hamels trade great for both teams (1:48)
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Marlins cause a stink (1:49)
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World Surf League 2015 -- Stop #6 J-Bay Open (1:05)
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All Access: Ronda Rousey (2:30)
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Hawks' rookie is money from half court
NBA 

Second-round pick Marcus Eriksson faces an uphill battle to make the Atlanta roster, but if the Hawks need someone to make a last-second half-court shot, they might want to keep him around.

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Brandon Phillips tonight: 2 homers, 7 RBI

Phillips just clubbed his second shot of the evening to give the Reds a 14-2 lead over the Pirates. Oh, and Phillips' spot is guaranteed to bat at least once more. Follow live

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Reds willing to deal Bruce for Wheeler

Cincinnati would trade RF Jay Bruce to the Mets for RHP Zack Wheeler now, sources tell ESPN's Buster Olney. Wheeler was due to be sent with Wilmer Flores to the Brewers for Carlos Gomez before the deal fell apart late Thursday.

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Dez: 'Desperate to get back out here'
NFL 

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is "excited to be" back with the team after the offseason process of getting a new deal.

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Young aces struggled tonight

  • Cardinals' Carlos Martinez, entered tonight with a 2.34 ERA, allowed 10 hits and 5 runs.
  • Braves' Shelby Miller, entered tonight with a 2.27 ERA, allowed a career-high 11 hits.

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Ryan Rua hits inside-the-park HR

The Rangers OF didn't take CC Sabathia deep but it'll still count as a homer as Rua scampered around the bases to tie the game at 5 in the fourth. Follow live

Iowa's Drew Ott eats egg -- shell and all
College Football 

And it's not the first time the lineman has done this.

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Sandoval out of game after being struck by Sale pitch in the wrist/forearm area while swinging at third strike

Good luck getting Joey Votto out

With tonight's 2-for-2, two-walk performance, Reds 1B Joey Votto has reached base in 40 of his last 58 plate appearances (69%). Yes, you read that correctly. Follow live

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Gerardo Parra extends his hitting streak to 14 games, longest active streak Entering today, Parra is batting .432 in July, best in MLB

Hicks brings the sizzle for minnesota

In the top of the third CF Aaron Hicks, now 2-for-2 today, put on a show for fans as he helped the Twins gain a 6-2 lead over the Mariners with their third HR of the evening. Follow live

Rockies' rally leads to lead

An early 4-1 Cardinals lead is no more thanks to an RBI single by Corey Dickerson. St. Louis SP Carlos Martinez, who entered tonight with a 0.69 July ERA, has surrendered 5 earned runs on 10 hits through 5 innings. Follow live

Burnett's rennaisance takes step back

Pirates SP A.J. Burnett's All-Star season had a hiccup tonight as the Reds tagged him for 10 hits and eight runs in less than five innings. Cincinnati leads 9-1 in the fifth. Follow live

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ICYMI: Tim Tebow apparently loves leg day
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And his technique is odd. Or genius? You decide.

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Tiger Woods improves at Quicken Loans
Golf 

He shot 3 under today, and Bob Harig writes: "Friday offers an opportunity to build on what he started. It still seems strange to talk about Woods in such a manner, given his 79 PGA Tour victories, 14 major championships and all the rest. But reality is that he’s ranked 266th in the world." Turns the table

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Turnover leads to half-court winner

His coach (or someone on the bench) screamed to foul. But a player on this AAU basketball team came up with the loose ball and put in a miracle off the glass.

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Kings to add Lieberman as assistant
NBA 

The Kings are reportedly adding Nancy Lieberman as an assistant coach. The 57-year-old Hall of Famer would become the NBA's second female assistant coach, joining Becky Hammon of the Spurs.

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NBA 

MLB trades could keep coming
MLB 

The day before the deadline saw big moves, but there's still work to be done. Tim Kurkjian discusses where Justin Upton could end up, what the Yankees need to do and if the Cubs will trade Starlin Castro.

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Hometown Heroes: Nicole Lusardi, Laura Cook
Olympic Sports 

One's competed in Special Olympics events for over 20 years. The other is a relative newcomer. Meet Laura Cook and Nicole Lusardi, two of the athletes in attendance at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.

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