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Schatz: #NFLRANK overrated Vikes' Peterson

Which players did #NFLRANK overrate and underrate? Aaron Schatz provides his annual audit of the list, with Adrian Peterson's No. 11 slot getting the most criticism.

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Watch live: Nationals-Cardinals

Max Scherzer struck out 10 over six innings, but the Nationals bullpen was not able to hold the lead in St. Louis. Can Washington snap its losing streak?

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Watch live: Open's lights shining on Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has seized control of his second-round match under the US Open lights as he looks to reach the third round at Flushing Meadows (live on ESPN2 & WatchESPN).

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Bencic goes on tirade against umpire (0:34)
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Harbaugh avoiding buzz before season opener (2:19)
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The dizzy golf challenge (0:30)
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Nats remove Harper in fourth with tight glutes

Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals was taken out of Wednesday night's game against the St. Louis Cardinals before the bottom of the fourth inning with tight glutes.

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Angels get to Sonny Gray in victory (0:56)
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T-Pain rocks national anthem without auto-tune (2:06)
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Marine asks Ronda Rousey to Marine ball (0:33)
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Brady goofs on Deflategate scandal (0:25)
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Deflategate more about Goodell's power than Brady's wrongdoing? (2:05)
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We all scream for ice cream! (0:22)
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13hHoward Bryant

Bryant: The one place MJ can't touch LeBron

In ESPN The Magazine's New Orleans Issue, Howard Bryant writes that LeBron James is the greatest athlete-activist of his time, putting him in a realm of greatness Michael Jordan can't touch.

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9hMel Kiper Jr. and Mike Sando

NFL 25 Under 25 Rankings: Khalil Mack is No. 1

Oakland linebacker Khalil Mack leads Mel Kiper Jr.'s and Mike Sando's annual list of the NFL's top 25 players under the age of 25. Where does second-year stud Odell Beckham Jr. fall on the list?

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Cam's little bro following in his shoes (0:19)
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Mutombo's priceless reaction to getting his jersey retired (1:26)
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Which teams are on upset alert in Week 1 of college football? (1:23)
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The Whammys, Day 2: What is MLB's best walk-up song?

We've paired off 32 of the top tunes -- from Frank Sinatra to Fetty Wap -- currently used by MLB players. Now you get to choose who has the best walk-up song in our ‪#WalkupVote on Twitter.

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Final: Brewers 9, Pirates 4
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Jonathan Lucroy, Adam Lind and Scooter Gennett combined for seven RBIs as they helped Milwaukee to its third straight win. Box score

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Sano homers to continue tear
MLB 

Miguel Sano hit his 15th home run in just 50 games and went yard for the third game in a row to fuel the Twins' offense in a 3-0 victory over the White Sox.

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Washington takes 4-3 lead in St. Louis
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Ryan Zimmerman recorded his third go-ahead hit of the night on an RBI double. This is his first career game with 3 go-ahead hits. Watch on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Mexico wins second straight
FIBA 

Former NBA player Gustavo Ayon went off for 27 points and 13 rebounds to guide host Mexico past Brazil 66-58 at the FIBA Americas.

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Mark Saxon @markasaxon

Clayton Kershaw is carving up the #Giants right now. He picked off the only batter who reached base, Buster Posey. 1-0 Dodgers B4.

Djokovic rolls in second set
Tennis 

After a tight first set, Novak Djokovic cruised to a 6-1 second set over Andreas Haider-Maurer. Djokovic has reached the semifinals at the US Open the past eight years but has just one title. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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Mutombo's epic jersey retirement reaction
NBA 

The Hawks announced they will retire Dikembe Mutombo's jersey on Nov. 24. The big man's reaction to the news is priceless.

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Final: Royals 12, Tigers 1

Cheslor Cuthbert got a curtain call after his first career MLB homer, and Kansas City scored in each of the first five innings to roll past Detroit. Box score

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Mineiro posterizes Ayon at FIBA Americas
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Brazil's Rafael Mineiro reaches way up to throw down a monster jam over Mexico's Gustavo Ayon at the FIBA Americas tournament.

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Nats, Cards tied ... again

For the third time tonight, the Nationals and Cardinals are even after Kolten Wong's RBI single, which knocked reliever Matt Grace out of the game after one batter. Washington is on its fifth pitcher. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

Matt Harvey experienced symptoms during the game. Not sure if he'll travel with the team to Miami tonight or stay behind. Mets off Thursday.

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Chris Davis: 4th player in the last 10 seasons to hit a walk-off HR on a 3-0 pitch Last was Joey Votto against the Rockies last season

Davis, Orioles walk off in 11 to avoid sweep

Chris Davis smashed his fourth career walk-off homer and second this season to send the Orioles to a 7-6 win over the visiting Rays. Davis joins James McCann, Brian Dozier, Kris Bryant, Jason Castro, and Josh Donaldson as players with multiple walk-off HR this season. Box score

Final: Twins 3, White Sox 0

Miguel Sano homered for the third straight night and the fifth time in eight games as Tommy Milone (7 IP, 3 H, 7 K) stymied Chicago. Box score

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Yordano Ventura strikes out 11 again

The Royals' right-hander matched a career high by striking out 11 batters for the second consecutive outing. He's also in line for the win with Kansas City leading Detroit 12-1 in the 8th. Follow live

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Bencic survives despite meltdown

Belinda Bencic lost the first set and had a loud argument with the umpire in the second, but the 12-seed recovered to defeat Misaki Doi 5-7, 7-6, 6-3 and advance to the third round at the US Open, where she'll face Venus Williams.

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Armstrong impersonates Manu Ginobili ...
NBA 

... and the Spurs guard loved it! Yes, the NBA's foremost impressionist impressed the Argentine by mimicking him in all his Euro-stepping, foul-drawing glory. Ginobili: 'Great job man!'

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Djokovic captures first set
Tennis 

Novak Djokovic has already lost more games tonight than he did in the first round, but a late break gave him the first set over Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-4. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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Bencic goes on tirade against umpire

Belinda Bencic showed her displeasure at some late line calls by throwing down her racket and yelling at the umpire.

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NL East-leading Mets take down Phillies
MLB 

Ruben Tejada knocked in four runs -- two of which came on an inside-the-park HR that sent the Phillies' RF tumbling over the wall -- to fuel New York's 9-4 win.

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US Open tennis umpire has skills
Tennis 

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga hit a ball off the mark but the umpire showed off great hand-eye coordination with a grab.

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Venus advances in three sets again
Tennis 

Venus Williams outlasted fellow American Irina Falconi in three sets to reach the third round of the US Open.

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