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Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Holly Holm arrives at UFC press conference. "I want to get back in there and go forward. I know I'm capable of more, I think I may need to believe in myself more."

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Shevchenko upsets Holm

In her first fight since dropping the UFC women's bantamweight title, Holly Holm fell to Valentina Shevchenko by unanimous decision.

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs manager Joe Maddon can only chuckle about he two-homer came from Milwaukee's Kirk Nieuwenhuis, who entered Satursay's game hitting .195.

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Brewers use long ball to beat Cubs
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The Brewers took advantage of a trio of home runs, including two from Kirk Nieuwenhuis, to top the Cubs 6-1.

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Nationals walk off on Drew's pinch-hit
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Stephen Drew's pinch-hit triple in the ninth lifted the Nationals to a 3-2 walk-off win over the Padres.

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Barboza defeats Melendez by decision

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza picked up his second win of the year by defeating Gilbert Melendez by unanimous decision.

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Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Valentina Shevchenko defeats Holly Holm.

Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

UFC's Valentina Shevchenko ahead 3-1 over Holly Holm on my scorecard. One round to go.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Pinch hitter Ichiro Suzuki grounds out against Erik Goeddel in the eighth inning on Saturday at Marlins Park. He remains at 2,996 career MLB hits -- four shy of becoming the 30th player to reach the 3,000-hit threshold.

Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Holly Holm in some trouble! Loses round three badly to Valentina Shevchenko. ESPN has her down 29-28 going into the fourth round of UFC bantamweight fight in Chicago. Fight is scheduled for five.

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Good opening round from former women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Chicago. Holm knocked down Valentina Shevchenko with a right hand to the face and controlled the tactical battle from distance.

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Flashback: The bat throw at Piazza
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During Game 2 of the 2000 World Series, Mike Piazza's bat shattered which led to a piece of it almost hitting Roger Clemens. The pitcher then threw it in the direction of Piazza.

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Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

Holly Holm with her traditional, high energy, high-stepping run to the Octagon. We're moments away from Holm vs. Valentina Shevchenko. Holm coming off her first loss in MMA to Miesha Tate in March.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Taylor replaces Corey Seager as Dodgers SS in the 7th inning. Seager returned from a stomach bug and played 16 innings Friday. It was another hot night Saturday as the Dodgers held a 7-2 lead.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers starter Kenta Maeda gave up 2 runs on 5 hits over 5.2 IP against the Cards. The team's well-used bullpen will have to pick up another 3.1 IP. Dodgers lead 7-2, T7.

Mike Piazza's legendary career
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The top moments from arguably the best power-hitting catcher captivated the hearts of baseball fans.

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Giants go ahead in the 12th inning
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Mac Williamson drove in the winning run to lift the Giants to a 2-1 win over the Yankees, good for San Francisco's first win since the All-Star break.

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Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

That's 10 straight Cubs retired by Milwaukee's Zach Davies. Anthony Rizzo's first-inning single is Chicago's only hit through six innings.

Brett Okamoto ESPN Staff Writer 

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig (right) returns from a 15-month layoff to submit Kailin Curran via rear-naked choke in the opening round. Fight took place at United Center in Chicago. Holly Holm vs. Valentina Shevchenko will headline later tonight.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Giants 2, Yankees 1 (12). San Francisco has snapped its six-game losing streak in 4 hours, 25 minutes.

Sale scratched after uniform displeasure
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According to multiple reports, White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from tonight's start after expressing displeasure over having to wear throwback uniforms. Story

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