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Bowden: Who will land Hamels? These five teams have a shot

Will the Phillies ultimately decide to trade CoIe Hamels? Jim Bowden identifies five potential suitors who stand the best chance to acquire the left-hander.

5mJayson Stark

Tigers GM tells teams Price, others available

The Tigers have told teams they will consider trading all their potential free agents -- David Price, Yoenis Cespedes, Joakim Soria and others -- between now and Friday's deadline.


Source: Dodgers get Latos, Morse from Marlins

The Marlins have agreed to trade pitcher Mat Latos and first baseman Michael Morse to the Dodgers for three minor league pitchers, a source confirmed to ESPNLosAngeles.com's Mark Saxon.

15mDan Graziano

Source: Pierre-Paul rehabbing away from Giants

Jason Pierre-Paul is getting his own medical care and rehab near his home in South Florida, a source told ESPN, and at this point has no timetable for returning to the Giants.

Will Reds trade Chapman? (0:38)
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28mJesse Rogers

Maddon: Cubs SS Castro isn't on trade block

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was assured by manager Joe Maddon he wouldn't be traded during a meeting after Castro was double-switched out of Thursday's loss.

4hDarren Rovell

'Miracle' goalie selling memorabilia for $5.7M

Jim Craig, the goaltender from the "Miracle on Ice" team, is hoping to sell nearly all his memorabilia from the 1980 Olympics in one 19-item lot for an asking price of $5.7 million.

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7hMike Sando

The NFL's top offenses: Why NE is still No. 1

Even with Tom Brady suspended for four games, Mike Sando remains high on the Patriots offense. But which other units fill out his top five? Here's a hint: A certain top-tier QB wasn't included.

Jerry Jones endorses Goodell (0:36)

McGregor: Rousey would take me down in second

Interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor says Ronda Rousey isn't someone he'd want to fight. "She would throw me on my head in literally one second flat," he said.

Defensive play of the year? (0:26)
SweetSpot TV: Duffy as NL Rookie of the Year (3:21)
Kraft stands up for Brady, team (2:49)
I salute Manning's chocolate statue (1:25)
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4hDavid Purdum

Purdum: How Art Manteris shaped Vegas bookmaking

David Purdum profiles Art Manteris -- a vice president for Station Casinos' sportsbooks -- and explains the impact he has had on the gaming industry over the past four decades.

History of the NBA in Africa (3:23)
Betts' catch attempt turns into HR (0:33)
High schoolers perform haka at teacher's funeral (2:43)
E:60 - Flyboard (3:15)


UFC parent co. sues Wanderlei Silva

Zuffa filed a civil lawsuit against the retired MMA fighter for "intentional misconduct." The suit alleges that Silva defamed the UFC in a social media post where he accused the UFC of illegally fixing fights. Story

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Chael Sonnen: Rousey's a competitor

"She has everybody scared of her armbar. It's a beautiful armbar. But Ronda has so much more in her toolbox."


Pirates beat Twins, win third straight

Bucs CF Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs, including his 14th HR of the season, in the 10-4 win over the Twins, who have dropped four straight. The Pirates' bullpen threw 3 1/3 innings of shutout relief in Minnesota. Box score

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After visiting BUF, former Colts and Lions OT Gosder Cherilus is on his way to Detroit to visit team he was with for 5 seasons, per source.

Verlander outduels Archer in win

Justin Verlander walked away the winner in this pitchers’ duel with Rays RHP Chris Archer. Verlander struck out 10 through 8 IP in the Tigers' 2-1 win.


Jen Welter's first pro football check

The new Cardinals coach saved the check, not for how much she made ($1 per game), but because of what it represents: "While it wasn't a dream I could have ever had, now it's a dream other girls can grow up having."

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Tom Brady: 'I did nothing wrong'

"I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either. ... To suggest that I destroyed a phone to avoid giving the NFL information it requested is completely wrong." Full statement

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Raiders troll Harry Styles

Yes, that Harry Styles, of One Direction. After Styles told a Chiefs-loving crowd at Arrowhead Stadium that no one supported the Raiders, Oakland was quick to tweet a response. The reply

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ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Jon Lester: 3 sac bunts; 2nd player w/ 3 sacrifices in a game this season (Gio Gonzalez). Lester had 0 this season entering today's game

NC State players get etiquette training
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Coach Dave Doeren brings in all kinds of experts to teach his players life skills -- including proper dinner etiquette. Pinkies up, everyone. Watch

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Maddon: Castro's 'not getting traded'

After Starlin Castro was double-switched out of Tuesday's loss, manager Joe Maddon told him not to worry about persistent trade rumors. "I said, 'You're not getting traded,'" Maddon recalled. "Just relax and play." Story

Conor McGregor: Don't fight me, Ronda

The UFC champ told SI Now about when he hugged fellow champ Ronda Rousey: "I thought if this lady was to get a hold of me, she would throw me on my head in literally one second flat." 'Ronda is unbelieveable'

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'This is very sad and disappointing'

Patriots owner Robert Kraft had harsh words for the NFL: "Given the facts ... it is completely incomprehensible to me that the league continues to take steps to disparage one of its all-time great players."


Tigers GM: We're open for business

Said Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski, acknowledging the team will look to trade some of its stars before the deadline: "We're only going to make a trade if we think it makes sense for us. But we think it gives us a chance to restock our club." (via MLB's website)

Revis: Jets not focused on Deflategate

Jets CB Darrelle Revis: "The NFL will handle that. You see the reports, but at the same time I think [the Patriots] handled it how they wanted to handle the situation. ... As a team we have to focus on what we have to do out there."


Kansas City Is all about '1738'

The Royals players have imposed a new rule for interviews: Quote Fetty Wap or get fined. Because why not? Royal quote

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Vin Baker working at Starbucks

The former Bucks and Sonics All-Star big man, who fought alcoholism and lost nearly $100 million, is bouncing back, and wants people to learn from his journey. Baker's biggest rebound

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Ronda Rousey is very, very popular

Think the guys in One Direction elicit a crazy fan reaction? Wait until you see how an adoring crowd responds to Ronda Rousey. She's a star

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No timetable for JPP's Giants return

Jason Pierre-Paul is getting his own medical care near his South Florida home following the July 4 fireworks accident that cost him his right index finger, according to ESPN's Dan Graziano. The source said JPP expects to play this season, "sooner than a lot of people think."

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Judge issues deadline to NFLPA

New York Judge Richard M. Berman has been assigned the NFL vs. NFLPA case. In court papers, Berman told the NFLPA it has until Aug. 13 to respond to the suit, saying he will then set a meeting between the two sides.

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Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

David Price possible availability will immediately effect the Cole Hamels market as the trade deadline heats up