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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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Ranking next year's top 25 NFL free agents

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins, who's playing under the franchise tag, and Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu, who's coming back from a knee injury, are among the top projected free agents in the 2017 class.

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4 dead in Arizona crash involving Cowboys bus

A Dallas Cowboys bus collided with a van on a highway in northwestern Arizona, killing four passangers in the van. The bus was not carrying any players, and no one on the bus was killed.

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Caple: The 10 worst MLB uniforms ever

How bad were the throwback uniforms that Chris Sale carved up? Bad enough that the original articles have an honored place among MLB's all-time worst.

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How to handle traded players in fantasy baseball

With the trade deadline coming soon, some of the members of your fantasy squad may be moved to a new team. AJ Mass helps prepare you for the inevitable changes of this MLB summer tradition.

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For these wish recipients, My Wish created a sense of empowerment and hope for the future, and an engagement with life outside hospital rooms.

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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Rodgers talked this offseason about his new diet and nutrition regimen, and coach Mike McCarthy said: "I would say this is the best shape I've seen him in."

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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike McCarthy on the NFL's investigation into alleged PED use by Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers: "I have no reason to be concerned based on the conversations I've had."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Here is what Aroldis Chapman told me when I asked him whether he wanted to finish the season with the Yankees: "Yes, that's what I would want to happen… but these rumors are getting pretty strong!"

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars QB Blake Bortles talking about gaining a more thorough knowledge of the offense in his second season.

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Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Langston Galloway, a Baton Rouge, Louisiana native, said on a conference call with local media today that his family was thrilled when they learned he'd be playing closer to home. "They're definitely excited," he said. "When I first got a chance to tell my mom and dad and my wife's family, they all just started crying because it's a great opportunity to see me play as a professional back home. [There's] definitely excitement back home for me."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike McCarthy: "It's great to get started." Packers coach said players were in at 5:30 this morning.

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars QB Blake Bortles said he spent 6 days with throwing coach Tom House in California fine-tuning his mechanics and making a few minor tweaks.

Kurkjian: Cubs are closing in on Chapman
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Tim Kurkjian gives the latest details on how close the Cubs are to trading for Aroldis Chapman, but explains that other teams could still get involved.

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Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

Comparisons between the NFL investigations into Tom Brady (Deflategate) and Peyton Manning (HGH) are inevitable. One word sticks out to me from today's announcement on Manning. The league said it could find no "credible" evidence that Manning violated its policy for performance-enhancing substances. It begs the question: Was the evidence collected on Brady "credible?"

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

You know Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is a "Tackling Machine." But did you know he eats bears? Well, not literally. The 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year has signed a three-year deal with "Eat the Bear," a sports nutrition-based lifestyle business providing clean and lean supplements to support pure achievement, "Eat the Bear and I share the mantra that some days you eat the bear, and some days the bear eats you. Everyday isn't easy. Every workout isn't easy, but you wake up with this mindset, and it helps you overcome life's challenges," Kuechly said.

Phil Sheridan ESPN Staff Writer 

Eagles rookie QB Carson Wentz says he slept well before his first day of training camp -- "until about 5, when those thunderstorms came through. It was cracking."

Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

Big Ten announces preseason players to watch. East Division: Ohio State's J.T. Barrett and Raekwon McMillan, Michigan's Jabrill Peppers, Michigan State's Malik McDowell and Penn State's Saquon Barkley. West: Iowa's C.J. Beathard and Desmond King, Northwestern's Justin Jackson and Anthony Walker and Wisconsin's Corey Clement.

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Manning cleared of any PED use
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Following a seven-month investigation, the NFL has determined that Peyton Manning did not use HGH or any other performance-enhancing drug banned under the league's policy. Story

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Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

With Big Ten media days kicking off in Chicago, the league has announced its preseason honors list. Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett is the headliner, but there is no shortage of star power returning to the conference this fall.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Clubs talking with the Red Sox say they're still trying to do "something big." But for what high-end starter? Chris Sale? Sonny Gray? Mystery pitcher?

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Harbaugh is in Chicago and getting ready to start Big Ten media days.

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Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Here is scouting report on Gleyber Torres: Torres: Future All Star: Plus defender with good hitting instincts/advanced approach for age, improving offensive value....solid average hitter.....more power than people think 15-18 HR potential Great hand-eye coordination ..Avg runner but better underway, plus defender with plus arm. Cubs best prospect not in major leagues.

First Take: Aldon Smith should be banned for stupidity
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Stephen A. Smith reacts to LB Aldon Smith being in hot water for allegedly appearing in a condemning video that surfaced on his social media.

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David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

David Cutcliffe says this year's linebacking corps is the most talented of any group since he's been at Duke. He raved about sophomore MLB Ben Humphreys, saying he's got a shot to be an All-ACC player in 2016.

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell said LT Kelvin Beachum (knee) will be on the field when camp begins Thursday.

Jennings announces NFL retirement
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Veteran WR Greg Jennings announced his retirement from the NFL and says he is excited for what the future has in store for him: "The past 20 years of my life has been football, but today that all changes." Jennings moves forward

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Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans GM Jon Robinson told me outside linebacker Kevin Dodd "looks good, should be good to go" when the team hits the field on Saturday. Dodd was the 33rd pick of the draft out of Clemson and the team hopes he will be a third quality edge pass rusher. He had surgery in late May to insert a screw in his right foot to repair a stress fracture. The Titans should open camp with everyone available.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Wide receiver Greg Jennings announced his retirement Monday after 10 seasons. He spent his last year with the Miami Dolphins catching 19 passes in 16 games. Jennings also served as mentor for younger receivers in Miami such as Jarvis Landry, DeVante Parker and Kenny Stills.