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Follow live: Greinke fills in for Kershaw

With Clayton Kershaw's hip acting up again, his scheduled start has been pushed back to Saturday. Instead, the Dodgers will go with Zack Greinke against the Angels tonight.


Tears of joy: Flores walk-off HR propels Mets

New fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night in the opener of a pivotal series betwe


Judge wants Goodell, Brady in court Aug. 12, 19

The federal judge handling Patriots QB Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension strongly suggested Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell appear in court on Aug. 12 and 19.

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Giants bleachers buckle due to Beckham mania

Giants fans trying to get an autograph from Odell Beckham Jr. following Friday's practice got so crazy they caused the bleachers to buckle, forcing the team to change its policy.

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New-look Jays edge Royals in Cueto's K.C. debut

Josh Donaldson singled home Troy Tulowitzki in the 11th inning and the new-look Blue Jays rallied to beat the Royals 7-6 on Friday night as Johnny Cueto got a no-decision in his K.C. debut.

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Goodman: BYU's Rose juggles roster changes

BYU coach Dave Rose has the most fluid roster in college hoops with Mormon missionaries coming and going. It poses a challenge on the recruiting trail, but Rose has learned to deal with it.

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Photos: Field of Schemes

Exhibitionists running onto fields have been laying schemes since the beginning of public sporting events. Here's a look at some of the more creative ones.

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One last staredown

Ronda Rousey weighed in at the maximum 135 pounds. Bethe Correia checked in at 134. Then the two had one more major staredown on stage before Saturday's battle in UFC 190.


Diamondbacks go up in extras

On the first pitch of the 10th, Welington Castillo slipped a home run just inside the foul pole. Jake Lamb followed with a solo shot of his own and the D-backs lead the Astros 6-4. Follow live

Guerrero gives Greinke back the lead

Mike Trout's triple in the top of the 4th made it a 1-1 game, but Alex Guerrero's 2-run homer in the bottom of the inning put the Dodgers back on top 3-1. Zack Greinke has 5 strikeouts through 5 innings for the Dodgers. Follow live

Rizzo homers, Cubs beat Brewers

Anthony Rizzo hit a solo home run in the sixth to help bring Chicago a 4-1 win in Milwaukee. The Cubs are now one game back in the wild-card race.


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Bryce Harper went 0-5 and was ejected tonight. It's his first hitless game with at least 5 AB since Sept 22, 2013 against Marlins

Marte's defense saves day for Pirates

Starling Marte put an end to the Reds' comeback, throwing out the tying run in the bottom of the 9th and then ending the game with a diving catch in Pittsburgh's 5-4 win.


Carpenter, Cardinals create runs

Matt Carpenter started the game off with a solo shot but the rest of the team soon followed suit for 14 hits and 7 runs. The St. Louis pitching also dominated the Rockies to get a shutout win.


Rangers double up Giants

Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus both homered as the Rangers jumped on Madison Bumgarner early (7 IP, 6 ER) early in the Rangers' 6-3 win.


Final: Mets 2, Nationals 1

Wilmer Flores thought he was traded to the Brewers Wednesday night. The Mets are happy he's still at Citi Field after he hit a walk-off homer in the 12th to beat the Nationals. Box score


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WILMER FLORES REDEMPTION! Flores hits a walk-off home run in the 12th, giving the @Mets a 2-1 win over the Nationals!

Wait is almost over for Rousey-Correia

Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia went face-to-face for the final time before their Saturday night fight at their Friday weigh-ins. You're going to want to see this.


Blue Jays walk off in 11 behind Donaldson

Josh Donaldson singled home Troy Tulowitzki for his 3rd walk-off hit of season as Toronto rallied for a 7-6 win. Johnny Cueto (6 IP, 3 ER) got a no-decision in his Kansas City debut.


Remembering a pioneer

Jonathan Coachman on the pro wrestling world's reaction to Piper's death: "In the world of pro wrestling, 'respect' is the No. 1 word that we live by. "Rowdy" Roddy Piper was respected as a person who was kind of a trailblazer."


NBA tips in Africa: Saturday, 9 a.m. ET

Johannesburg will host the first NBA game held in Africa, featuring Team Africa (which includes Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luol Deng and Serge Ibaka) against Team World (which includes Chris Paul and the Gasol brothers). Watch it live on ESPN, WatchESPN


NBA Africa game means hope

For the first time, an official NBA exhibition game is being played on African soil. But the impact of one game has a reach far beyond what transpires on the court, Scoop Jackson writes. 'So much to be gained'

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Final: Padres 8, Marlins 3 (11)

San Diego was one out away from a win in regulation, then got the win anyway with a 5-run 11th. Padres P Ian Kennedy got the no decision; more importantly, he has a new daughter waiting for him at home, as his wife gave birth while he was on the mound. Box score


Napoli fuels Red Sox rally at Fenway

Mike Napoli slugged a go-ahead, two-run homer over the Green Monster in the 7th inning of Boston's 7-5 win over Tampa Bay.


Walker rolls through Twins

Taijuan Walker went the full 9, giving up 1 hit (a homer by Miguel Sano) and 1 BB as the M's got a 6-1 win in Minnesota.


Final: Rangers 6, Giants 3

The Rangers scored all of their runs in the first two innings, including two-run homers from Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus off Madison Bumgarner (7 IP, 9 H, 6 ER, 8 K), before cruising to victory. Box score


Bryce Harper ejected in the 11th

The Nationals' RF, who went 0-for-5 on the night, was tossed after arguing a 3rd strike call. Dan Uggla replaced Harper for Washington. The Mets are up to bat in the bottom of the 11th with a chance to tie. Follow live

Those are fighting words

Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia put on training exhibitions for the Brazilian fans before Saturday's fight, but Correia's words weren't just for practice: "I will fight to knock Ronda down."