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GolfCast: Follow Round 1 of PGA Championship

Big names like Sergio Garcia and Jordan Spieth are on the course now, but it's Jimmy Walker who leads at Baltusrol Golf Club.

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6hDan Graziano

NFL's 20 most impactful offseason moves for 2016

The Jets made nice with Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Texans placed a rather large bet on Brock Osweiler. Those are just two of the offseason moves that will impact the 2016 season the most.

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Top under-the-radar storylines for all 32 NFL teams

Will Michael Bennett's contract situation become a distraction for the Seahawks? Do the Patriots have enough at running back? NFL Nation reporters pick a hidden storyline to watch for every team.

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Kellerman: 'Tom Brady is going to be a bum' (2:13)
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2hMichael DiRocco

Jags RB addresses how car ended up in pond

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson says he feels 'blessed' that no one was injured during the single-car accident in which his vehicle ended up in a retention pond.

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7mJeremy Fowler

Steelers' M. Bryant to coach HS team during ban

The Steelers' Martavis Bryant will spend his yearlong suspension helping to coach receivers at a high school in Henderson, Nevada, according to his agent, Thomas Santanello.

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7mSheil Kapadia

Seahawks GM: no out clause to leave for GB

Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider says his new contract extension with the team does not contain an out clause which would allow him to leave for the Green Bay Packers.

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3hJamison Hensley

Ravens' Stanley performs R Kelly song in a chicken suit

On the first night of training camp, Ronnie Stanley stepped in front of his Ravens teammates and sang R Kelly's "Ignition" (Remix) while wearing a chicken suit. Stanley apparently was a show-stopper and had all of the players singing along with him.

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Sixth grader with Down syndrome outraces classmates for top play (2:19)
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BMX rider's three insane, death-defying tricks (0:42)
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Karl-Anthony Towns takes kids to school (0:17)
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7hJeremy Fowler

Steelers need Rolls-Royce driver Brown more than ever

Antonio Brown has put his contract situation on hold and is expected to arrive at training camp in a Rolls-Royce, and the Steelers should be appreciative, for they need Brown more than ever.

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Harbaugh's first pitch, Chapman's debut and clubhouse antics (1:02)
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Surfing champ recalls fighting off great white shark (0:47)
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BYU a lock for Big 12? (0:46)
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Olympic torch extinguished by protests (0:58)
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Turn 4: NASCAR's burning questions

How could Joe Gibbs Racing get this far ahead? If Dale Earnhardt Jr. can't go at Watkins Glen, who should get in the No. 88 car? Our crew delves into that and much more.

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Riddick calls Belichick 'greatest coach of all time' (2:08)

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets QB Geno Smith is handling the situation remarkably well. He said he's "pissed off" because he's a competitor but he's not mad at the team or anyone in particular. Smith was upbeat, saying he sees 2016 as an audition for 31 other teams. No complaining from him.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Maybe you DON'T want the lead after Round 1 at the PGA CHampionship. For the past 15 PGA Championships, Phil Mickelson is the only player to win after having a share of the first round lead in 2005. Everyone else, as the caddies say, spit the bit.

Golf 

Carmelo 'shocked' Wade left Miami
NBA 

Carmelo Anthony on Dwyane Wade signing with the Bulls: "It's hard to see some players in different uniforms, and he's one of those guys."

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

The tentative date for Le'Veon Bell's appeal is mid-August, according to Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins corner Josh Norman just broke up a pass to receiver DeSean Jackson. On the play, Jackson had to jump just a little for the Kirk Cousins pass. The ball was thrown into a tight window and Norman jumped up and stripped the ball.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets coach Todd Bowles on what he said to Ryan Fitzpatrick when the QB was almost late for last night's team meeting: "That's a $12 million fine."

Could Geno be the odd man out with Jets?
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Tim Hasselbeck wouldn't be surprised if the Jets cut Geno Smith since the team now has four quarterbacks on the roster.

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

It's good news, bad news... Good News: we're in the part that the storm is going around. Bad News: There's a flash flood watch on until 6pm EST!

Golf 

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

First Jets practice in the books. Ryan Fitzpatrick and Geno Smith shared first-team reps. Fast start by Fitzpatrick (nice deep ball to Brandon Marshall), but he fizzled (two INTs). First-day rust. Excellent practice by Eric Decker. He looks thinner and quicker. CB Dex McDougle made a couple of nice plays on the ball.

Rivera's brother remains an inspiration
NFL 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera recalls losing his brother a year ago and says faith and friendship have helped him move on: "Last year, it did impact me emotionally." Brotherly bond

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Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

So why are afternoon scores so much higher?! This morning the flags hung limp. Now there's inconsistent gusts making club selection very tricky.

Golf 

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Rain expected at Wrigley Field this afternoon but it should move out by game time as the Cubs and Sox play their 2016 finale.

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

How difficult is Baltusrol playing this afternoon? Of the 78 players in the late wave, only 13 are currently under par.

Golf 

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Browns made the expected official on Thursday: DL Desmond Bryant will miss the entire 2016 season. Bryant, who tore a pectoral muscle in the offseason, was place on the reserve/non-football injury list. TE David Reeves was signed to take his roster spot.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals today placed LB Vontaze Burfict on the active/non-football injury list. He joins LB Rey Maualuga there. Both could come off at any time once medically cleared. Cincy also signed former Charger safety Jimmy Wilson today.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Antonio Brown's curb appeal at training camp.

Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

Robbie Lawler has a theory as to why he's so wired to take punishment and fight back even stronger inside the Octagon. "I think I just watched too many crazy movies growing up," the UFC welterweight champion said. "I think I'm just one of those action heroes who never says die."

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Karl-Anthony Towns takes kids to school
NBA 

Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns blows by kids at a basketball camp and puts them all on a poster.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is intercepted in a 7 on 7 drill. Earlier, he was picked off in a team drill. Hold the back pages!

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Through six holes, U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson is already 4-over, with a double and two bogeys. Surprising start for a guy who's been the PGA Tour's most consistent player this season.

Golf 

Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Game day in San Jose!

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

It's no surprise Cubs manager Joe Maddon has elected to go with 8 righties in his lineup when his team takes on Chris Sale on Thursday night. Matt Szczur will start in left field while Ben Zobrist is in right. Anthony Rizzo is the lone lefty in the lineup as left handers are hitting just .189 off Sale this year. Righties are hitting .221.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked about the differences between Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick, current Patriots and former Bills WR Chris Hogan tells WEEI, "They both care about the sport that they coach, and they bring a lot of passion to it. They both have their ways of going about things, and we'll leave it at that."

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets CB Darrelle Revis, coming off wrist surgery, isn't practicing. Neither is RB Matt Forte. No reason yet.