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Follow live: Bumgarner-Greinke in L.A.

In one of this season's best pitching matchups, Madison Bumgarner and the Giants try to close in on Zack Greinke and the first-place Dodgers.

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Texans owner: Watt wouldn't destroy phone

Texans owner Bob McNair said J.J. Watt would not have destroyed his cell phone if he faced the same situation as the Patriots' Tom Brady had with his dispute with the NFL over deflated footballs.

D-Wade shows no mercy in game of dodgeball (0:14)
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Watch live: Kvitova-Siegemund

Follow the action from the US Open, where No. 5 seed Petra Kvitova begins her quest against a qualifier from Germany.

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Rousey plans to retire in next couple of years

Ronda Rousey isn't planning on fighting into her 30s, and she thinks a megafight against Cris "Cyborg" Justino would "definitely" provide a sense of finality to her mixed martial arts career.

Wiggins' posterizing slam (0:14)

Superfly Snuka charged in girlfriend's '83 death

Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago.

Clark: Trent Richardson is the worst RB of all time (3:26)
Vika has had enough of umpire (0:25)
Woz crashes Isner's news conference, grills him (1:14)
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#NFLRANK: The top 100 players

Who is the best player in the NFL: J.J. Watt or Aaron Rodgers? Our 70-plus voters settled that and plenty of other debates in this year's ranking of the top 100 players.

She just landed a 'triple-revolution' soccer trick (0:26)
Amazing indoor soccer goal (0:13)
9-year-old flies by defense for TD (0:25)
Dantonio's cellphone goes off during news conference (0:20)
Skip finds Luck's 'salty' comment laughable (3:40)
Winners and losers of the transfer window (8:52)
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Sound off: What is baseball's best walk-up song?

We've paired off 32 of the top tunes currently used by MLB players -- from Taylor Swift to Ted Nugent. Now you get to choose who has the best walk-up song in our ‪#WalkupVote on Twitter.

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West: Pharoah's, Spieth's careers run parallel

After Jordan Spieth missed the cut last week at the Barclays, retirement wasn't even mentioned. That was one of the few ways in which his week differed from American Pharoah's.


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Edwin Encarnacion's 26-game hitting streak ended tonight. He fell 2 games shy of tying Shawn Green's Blue Jays record set in 1999.

Halftime: Puerto Rico 47, Cuba 31

J.J. Barea and Angel Vassallo each scored 10 points in the first half to help Puerto Rico build a 16-point lead in the FIBA Americas tournament. Cuba's Yoan Haiti has 16 points, but his supporting cast struggled to find its rhythm. Live on ESPN3


Goins sends Blue Jays to walk-off win

Ryan Goins slugged his first career walk-off homer -- and just his 5th HR of the season -- in the bottom of the 10th to lift Toronto to a 5-3 win over Cleveland. It's the fourth walk-off home run for the Jays this season. Follow live


Wake up, Nick!

Nick Kyrgios may or may not have fallen asleep in between sets during his first-round match against Andy Murray at the US Open. Maybe the nap worked. He won the third set on ESPN, after dropping the first two.


Murray tops Kyrgios in opening round

Andy Murray dropped the third set after taking the first two, but cruised in the fourth set to advance past Nick Kyrgios in the first round at the US Open. With Murray's win, nine of the top-10 men's seeds have advanced. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN


Tomlin: Steelers to help Bryant

Coach Mike Tomlin said that Martavis Bryant, who faces a four-game suspension after multiple failed drug tests over marijuana use, is dealing with issues that are "bigger than football." 'We stand behind him'


Azarenka to official: 'You ever play tennis?'

Victoria Azarenka was not happy with a call during her match at the US Open. She had plenty of words for the chair official including inquiring if the official ever played the game and then adding "You probably weren't very good."


Nebraska WR masters the circus catch
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The tip in the end zone was pretty good, but the behind-the-back sideline snag was our favorite Jordan Westerkamp catch.

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Final: Yankees 3, Red Sox 1

Boston starter Rick Porcello fanned a career-high 13 batters, but Stephen Drew slapped a two-run double to give New York its third win in four games. Box score


Tough to be a vegan NFL player?

Bears DT David Carter knows all too well. “The hardest part is keeping my weight up above 300 [lbs]. … I feel like my body adapts a lot easier to what I’m doing out there on the field.”


Barea dishing for Puerto Rico

Mavs point guard J.J. Barea had 4 assists in the first quarter, helping Puerto Rico take a 24-17 lead over Cuba in the FIBA Americas tournament. Former Knicks first-round pick Renaldo Balkman had a team-high 7 points for Rick Pitino's squad.


Gomes evens it up in Toronto in 9th inning

With one out and Cleveland down 3-2, Yan Gomes bashed his 2nd solo homer of the game to pull the Indians level with the Blue Jays. Edwin Encarnacion will lead off the bottom of the inning for Toronto with a chance to extend his hit streak to 27 games. Follow live

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Rick Porcello tied Pedro Martinez for most strikeouts in a game against the Yankees in Fenway Park history (13). Pedro did this in 2001.

Dodge, duck, dip, dive, dodge ... and Dwyane

Heat guard Dwyane Wade shows no mercy during this game of dodgeball.


Brees reached out to Cam Cameron

Saints QB Drew Brees sent the LSU offensive coordinator a text message to express support after he heard about Cameron's treatment for prostate cancer and his plan to coach in 2015. "He's a guy who's had a tremendous impact on my career," said Brees,

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Pitino, Puerto Rico take on Cuba

Rick Pitino's Puerto Rico squad lost their FIBA Americas opener on Monday, and they'll look to bounce back against Cuba. Live on ESPN3

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Ronda Rousey accepts marine's invite

A member of the U.S. Marine Corps invited Ronda Rousey by video to the Marine Corps Ball. In a video posted today by TMZ, the UFC champ accepted. Plans for first date?

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Arencibia bringing runs home in Baltimore

With a 7th-inning homer, J.P. Arencibia is up to 6 RBIs on the night and the Rays have a 10-0 advantage over the Orioles. Arencibia is the 8th catcher in MLB history with a 6-RBI game while batting 9th in the lineup, and first since Ryan Hanigan did so last season.

The 73-year-old fighting for Shoeless Joe

Arlene Marcley isn't a baseball fan. She doesn't know or care about the statistical benchmarks of a Hall of Fame player. She fell asleep the first time she watched "Field of Dreams." But no one has done more to clear the name of Joe Jackson, who remains banned from baseball and ineligible for the Hall of Fame. Story

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Harbaugh has message for lip readers

Was John Harbaugh dropping F bombs at Jay Gruden on Saturday? Some lip readers think so, but Harbaugh has a message for them: "There's more than one word to the English language that begins with F." Was it 'football?'

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Dalton Pompey's speed generates a run

Pompey was recalled from Triple-A on Tuesday four months after his last appearance with Toronto and was called upon to pinch run for Justin Smoak. The 22-year-old didn't disappoint. Pompey stole second and third before crossing the plate on a sacrifice fly to put the Blue Jays on top of the Indians 3-2. Follow live

Kyrgios pulls off a tweener

Nick Kyrgios hasn't won nearly enough points against Andy Murray. Maybe he should try going through the legs more often. It worked here.