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11hMatthew Berry

The Draft-Day Manifesto

Matthew Berry lays out how to build a winning fantasy football team by focusing on weekly success.

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Fan gets a souvenir and smooch from d'Arnaud (0:26)
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Ichiro's road to 3,000 hits (1:10)
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14hDan 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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Kellerman: 'Tom Brady is going to be a bum' (2:13)
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5hMichael 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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White Sox lose in Sale's return

Chris Sale pitched six strong innings Thursday night, but he was outdueled by John Lackey as the Cubs claimed the final game of the Crosstown Classic.

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Chapman finishes off White Sox to earn first save with Cubs (0:23)
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10hJamison 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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Could Curry be 'poached' from Warriors after next season? (1:33)
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How does LaVine-Gordon stack up to Wilkins-Jordan? (1:24)
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Sixth grader with Down syndrome outraces classmates for top play (2:19)
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14hJeremy 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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BMX rider's three insane, death-defying tricks (0:42)
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BYU a lock for Big 12? (0:46)
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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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Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

WR Hakeem Nicks has joined the Saints in West Virginia, per source. Could begin practicing with his new team as soon as Friday morning.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman discuss how the fans have treated him after his two days on the mound. Miguel Montero translates for him.

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Fan finds her groove after a hat catch
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A woman at the Phillies-Diamondbacks game celebrates after making a grab over the railing.

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Fan gets souvenir, smooch from d'Arnaud
MLB 

Chase d'Arnaud couldn't reach a foul ball but got up close and personal with a fan in the first row.

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Chapman finishes off White Sox
MLB 

Aroldis Chapman struck out two over 1 1/3 innings to earn his first save with the Cubs.

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Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Aroldis Chapman's heat-wave parade on night 2 at Wrigley: 100, 103, 103, 100, 102, 102, 102, 103, 102, 100, 100, 99, 98, 98, 102. En fuego!

Ichiro doubles for hit No. 2,998
MLB 

Ichiro Suzuki ripped a double to right field in the seventh inning for the 2,998th hit of his major league career.

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Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Giants do what they usually do at trade deadlines make precision under the radar moves that end up being significant acquiring Eduardo Nunez from Twins (remember Marco Scutaro and Javier Looez trades in past deadlines?) He fills in at 3B at least until Duffy comes back and then gives them versatile player who can also play 2B & OF. He leads AL with 26 SB with 12 HR .300 AVG. Twins get LHP Adalberto Mejia in return who profiles just as 6th or 7th inning reliever or 5th starter.

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Stephan Jaeger shot the first-ever 58 in a PGA Tour-sanctioned event today, posting matching nines of 29-29 in the opening round of the Ellie Mae Classic on the Web.com Tour. With a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole, Jaeger concluded his round with 12 birdies, six pars and no bogeys. And it actually could've been even better -- after reaching the par-5 third green in two, he three-putted for par.

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Arsenal scores late to top MLS All-Stars
Soccer 

Chuba Akpom's 87th-minute goal is the difference for Arsenal in a 2-1 win over the MLS All-Stars.

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Aybar makes impressive spinning catch
MLB 

Erick Aybar went a long distance for this dizzying grab.

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Phils crush back-to-back homers in 1st
MLB 

Maikel Franco and Tommy Joseph gave the Phillies a quick lead on the Braves.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Aroldis Chapman is attempting his first, 4+ out save this season and ninth of his career as he ended the eighth inning by striking out Melky Cabrera with the tying run at third base and the Cubs leading the White Sox, 2-1. Chapman has struck out 3 of 4 batters he's faced as a newly acquired Cub.

Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Arsenal thanking fans for the support after 2-1 win over MLS All-Stars.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

John Lackey out pitched Chris Sale on Thursday night giving up just a first inning run over his six innings of work. At one point he retired 10 in a row while striking out four and walking just one in the outing. He left leading 2-1.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Trout and Alfredo Griffin, wearing Big Papi-style bling around their necks, join Albert Pujols in presenting David Ortiz with a portrait before the opener of his final series at Angel Stadium.

Akpom lifts Arsenal over MLS All-Stars
Major League Soccer 

Chuba Akpom's goal in the 87th minute gave Arsenal a 2-1 win in San Jose.

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Dirk Nowitzki is not so good at soccer
Soccer 

The NBA star's talents on the court don't translate to the pitch.

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Summer Forecast: MVP race projections
NBA 

Could Russell Westbrook's solo act lead to an MVP in OKC? Could Steph Curry complete a three-peat? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early picks. Ballot

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Christopher Wondoloski ESPN FC 

Still tied 1-1 in San Jose.

Matthew Berry's Draft-Day Manifesto
NFL 

ESPN's fantasy football expert says drafting running backs -- and taking running backs early -- are still a crucial part of a successful draft. It's fantasy season!

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Ichiro's road to 3,000 hits
MLB 

With Ichiro Suzuki approaching the milestone, here's a look at some of his most memorable hits.

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