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Follow live: Hamels makes Rangers debut

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Watch: PBC on ESPN: Garcia vs. Malignaggi
Boxing 

Danny Garcia looks to remain undefeated as he moves up to welterweight, with his first fight at 147 pounds tonight against former champ Paulie Malignaggi in Malignaggi's hometown. Plus: Sergio Mora takes on Daniel Jacobs. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Melky's blast extends White Sox's lead

Melky Cabrera hit a 3-run blast off reliever Diego Moreno in the 5th to extend Chicago's edge over the Yankees to 6-1. Meanwhile, John Danks has already tied a season-high with 8 K's through just 5 innings. Follow live

Giants spoiling Cole Hamels' debut

The Rangers' new ace was staked to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, and he cruised through the first six outs. But 4 San Francisco hits became 3 Giants runs in the 3rd, including Brandon Belt's 11th HR of the season. Follow live

It's a great night for a fight
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Paulie Malignaggi is a champion in multiple weight classes. Danny Garcia is undefeated in 30 fights. Get familiar with these two main eventers ahead of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN at 9 ET.

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Previewing the PBC co-main event
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For three months in 2008, Sergio Mora was known as more than just the winner of the 1st season of "The Contender." He was a world titleholder. Tonight, he challenges Daniel Jacobs for his secondary middleweight title. (Live on ESPN, 9 ET)

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Arenado extends Rockies' lead

Nolan Arenado's 2-run HR off Lance Lynn in the 4th gave Colorado a 3-0 edge over the Cardinals. St. Louis got one back, but Lynn was lucky to have allowed just 2 runs in the inning as he struck out Charlie Blackmon with the bases loaded to end the inning. Follow live

Cards' Palmer optimistic about return

Said Cardinals QB Carson Palmer, who tore his ACL for the 2nd time in his career last season: “My past experience coming back from this injury is going to help me a lot. Just knowing how to feel, how I might feel after a couple of days in a row, the typical sorenesses that come along with the recovery from this surgery and all that."

Conger's grand slam is Houston's first
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The Astros lead MLB in home runs, but they hadn't hit one with the bases loaded until Hank Conger's 2nd HR of the night gave Houston a 7-2 lead on the Diamondbacks. Follow live

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Nigel Collins @NigelBoxing

Lenin Castillo D 8 Travis Peterkin. Messy, disappointing fight considering both men came in undefeated.

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Lucas Duda's last 7 hits have all been HR and they've all come in his last 7 games. His 7 HR since July 25 are most in MLB in that time.

Surprise in Africa: Mutombo checks in
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Dikembe Mutombo took the floor for Team Africa, where he joined Hakeem Olajuwon, and the crowd went wild.

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Kershaw extends streak in dominant win
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Clayton Kershaw tossed 8 scoreless innings of 2-hit ball to move his shutout streak to 37 consecutive innings as the Dodgers beat the Angels 3-1.

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ICYMI: Baseball slide: Next dance craze?
MLB 

Kansas City's Kendrys Morales should have been out by a mile. But he sidestepped Russell Martin -- literally -- to score on an unconventional "slide" on Friday.

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Eddie Matz @ESPNeddiematz

Just as wave was starting at Camden yards, DET's Castellanos crushes 2-run shot to RC. O's lead 5-2, top 5. For the record, wave has stopped

Nigel Collins @NigelBoxing

Two points taken from Peterkin, one in fourth, one in the fifth, making things very close after five rounds.

Seau's daughter to speak at induction
NFL 

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has softened its policy preventing speeches on behalf of deceased inductees. Sydney Seau, daughter of Junior Seau, won't give an induction speech, but will be given opportunities to talk at next week's induction activities.

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AAU baller channels Vince Carter
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LaDarius Marshall rocks the signature slam at the "First To Fly" dunk contest.

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