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52mGordon Edes

Edes: Sox top prospect Owens has tall task

Henry Owens' debut tonight in the Bronx brings back memories of Billy Rohr's magnificent debut back in 1967, Gordon Edes writes.

Ray Rice: 'I'm a rehabilitated man' (0:49)
LeBron questionable for Team USA (1:44)
1hMichael DiRocco

Jags GM: Banned Blackmon unlikely to return

GM David Caldwell said Tuesday the Jaguars have had no contact with Justin Blackmon and believe it is unlikely the former first-round pick will play in the NFL again.

Sports Matter: Episode 1 presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods (4:00)
Cole talks proposing to Brandon Crawford's sister (1:46)
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3hKC Joyner

Fantasy Football: The 'No Respect' Team

What proven performers are not getting the respect they deserve in fantasy football ahead of the 2015 season? KC Joyner identifies five, including New York Giants QB Eli Manning.

30 for 30 Shorts: Brave in the Attempt (23:42)
Franklin: 'Excited' for season (3:01)
Most overrated, underrated college football teams (1:26)
AL wild-card predictions (1:07)
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6hRyan McGee

Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Watkins Glen

The guy who finished 42nd is No. 1. The driver who finished first at Pocono on Sunday? He's just fifth. How does that work? It's a whole different calculus to put Kevin Harvick on top in Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.

Highlights: Bayern Munich 3-0 AC Milan (1:20)
Highlights: Real Madrid 2-0 Tottenham (1:18)
House of shoes (0:45)
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7hGerry Hamilton

Five summer recruiting trends

Here are five trends to watch with national signing day for the Class of 2016 seven months away.

Kennedy watches wife give birth on FaceTime (1:42)
Face to Face with Hannah Storm (1:19)
Pete Rose: 'I'm the best ambassador for baseball' (3:26)
Greatest rain delay moments (1:28)
WATCH: CR7 wows crowd disguised as vagabond (4:04)


Bayern Munich advances to Audi Cup final

Bayern Munich blanked AC Milan 3-0 at the Allianz Arena, led by goals by Robert Lewandowski, Mario Gotze and Juan Bernat. Bayern will face Real Madrid in the final.


Dave Dombrowski out as Tigers' GM

Assistant GM Al Avila was promoted to executive VP of baseball operations and GM today, taking over for the released Dombrowski, who took over in 2002. Under Dombrowski, the Tigers reached the playoffs five times, winning two AL pennants.

Rollins hopes for a happy homecoming

Jimmy Rollins makes his return to Philadelphia tonight when the Dodgers take on the Phillies at 7:05 p.m. ET. What does Rollins expect? "Hopefully, four hits and a win."

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Hernandez lawyers want evidence out

Aaron Hernandez's lawyers are requesting that judges throw out evidence seized from an SUV authorities say Hernandez was in when he allegedly fatally shot two men over a spilled drink because a man whose statements police relied on to get a search warrant failed a lie-detector test.

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Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Dave Dombrowski's teams just finished 1st in 4 straight seasons. Before that the #Tigers had finished 1st 4 times in previous 65 seasons

Judge won't seal Brady transcripts

The documents in Tom Brady's appeal will not be filed under seal, which means the transcript of Brady's appeal hearing will be made public, according to ESPN sources and media reports.

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Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Buzz in the industry in recent weeks is that Dombrowski could end up in Toronto as next president of the "BlueJays but didn't foresee this

Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Mike Illitch's statement says he's "releasing" Dave Dombrowski "in order to afford him the time to pursue other career opportunities."

Ray Rice: 'I'm a rehabilitated man'

Former Ravens RB Ray Rice discusses the steps he has taken to rewrite his story after being suspended by the NFL and released by the Ravens for domestic violence. Watch the full interview at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN.


Aaron Sanchez suspended 3 games

The Blue Jays RHP received the suspension and an undisclosed fine for throwing at the Royals' Alcides Escobar with warnings in place during Sunday's game. The suspension is scheduled to begin tonight vs. the Twins.


LeBron's Olympic gameplan on hold

After spending five of his summers playing for Team USA, Brian Windhorst expects LeBron James to delay his decision to play in the 2016 Olympics until the very last moment.


This is SportsCenter: Yasiel Puig

The Dodgers OF doesn't only have walk-up music during home games -- he also has it during staff meetings. Stan Verrett tried to follow suit. It didn't work so well.


Johnson Takes On Fan in 'Fifa'

Chad Johnson was bored on Monday, so he traveled to a fan's house to challenge him in a video game battle. Check it out


ICYMI: Rousey-Correia claymation

Bethe Correia was a lot of talk before her UFC 190 fight against Ronda Rousey. But once she got in the ring, it was lights out.


Life of a rookie at NFL training camp

Browns undrafted WR Shane Wynn gets the rookie treatment when he has to carry the jerseys and pads of his teammates off the practice field today.

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Remembering the Ryan-Ventura fight

Nolan Ryan's famous fight with Robin Ventura happened 22 years ago today. Did you know that the 46-year-old wasn't ejected for throwing these punches? Other fight facts

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Hey MJ, What are thoooose?

Coming at Michael Jordan -- he of 29 shoes bearing his name -- about his kicks is never a good idea. This kid learned that after trying to shoe-check MJ at his own camp. MJ vs. camper

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When a walk-in closet just won't work

LaMarcus Aldridge just built a house in Dallas with a "massive" closet -- but it wasn't big enough for his shoes. So what's a guy with more than 150 pairs to do? "I'm in the process of building a separate house behind my house just for shoes, like a showroom," Aldridge told Slam Magazine.

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Spieth gearing up for 3rd major title

Jordan Spieth posted these Instagram images of his practice round at Whistling Straits, the site of next week's PGA Championship.