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Who's next to join Hall of Fame?

Now that Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza have been officially inducted, it's time to turn our attention to the 2017 candidates. Will any of these sluggers make it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot?

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Will Rangers pick from Rays starters?

Jim Bowden lists Texas as the most likely landing spot for left-hander Matt Moore or right-hander Jake Odorizzi. Bowden doubts that Tampa Bay will trade both. Top trade targets/best fits (Insider)

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Bad time for Elliott to be a Cowboy? (2:01)
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USA basketball using practice to build chemistry

Take an all-access look as the USA basketball practices to become a stronger unit heading into the Olympics.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Does this sum up the insanity of a baseball season? The Rangers went 6 weeks without losing 2 in a row, then went almost 4 weeks without winning 2 in a row. Until yesterday.

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DeShields gives Rangers the lead with homer (0:21)
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Mavs were smart to redo Dirk's deal

Dallas' latest update of Dirk Nowitzki's contract will greatly help the team's cap situation for 2017-18 if Nowitzki elects to play a 20th season then, Kevin Pelton writes. Rating latest NBA deals (Insider)

Lineup: Rangers (56-42) at Royals (48-48)

  • 1. Jurickson Profar, 3B (S)
  • 2. Nomar Mazara, RF (L)
  • 3. Ian Desmond, CF (R)
  • 4. Adrian Beltre, DH (R)
  • 5. Rougned Odor, 2B (L)
  • 6. Elvis Andrus, SS (R)
  • 7. Mitch Moreland, 1B (L)
  • 8. Robinson Chirinos, C (R)
  • 9. Delino DeShields, LF (R)
  • SP: Adrian Griffin, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Beltre blows game wide open with homer (0:22)

Lineup: Rangers (55-42) at Royals (48-47)

  • 1. Jurickson Profar, DH (S)
  • 2. Nomar Mazara, RF (L)
  • 3. Ian Desmond, CF (R)
  • 4. Adrian Beltre, 3B (R)
  • 5. Rougned Odor, 2B (L)
  • 6. Elvis Andrus, SS (R)
  • 7. Mitch Moreland, 1B (L)
  • 8. Robinson Chirinos, C (R)
  • 9. Delino DeShields, LF (R)
  • SP: Cole Hamels, LHP
  • Daily notes

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Giants, Rangers breaking down

The San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers lead the NL West and AL West divisions, respectively, but they've played like cellar-dwellers so far in the second half.

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Elliott situation won't be a major distraction (1:00)
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Mailbag: Unhappiness from the under-hyped

Pac-12 reporter Ted Miller says Washington State and Utah are the league's sleeper teams and explains his fourth-place ranking of the Cougars.

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Ezekiel Elliott, novato sensación de los Cowboys, acusado de violencia doméstica

El equipo ha rechazado comentar sobre el incidente, pero de acuerdo a una fuente, la organización confía en que es inocente. Leer

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech issues statement on Houston's Big 12 candidacy: "As the Big 12 evaluates its options for expansion, Texas Tech welcomes the consideration of the University of Houston. We have always valued our partnerships with UH." - Dr. Lawrence Schovanec, Texas Tech's incoming president