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3hBill Barnwell

The NFL's best, worst in red zone, and what it means for 2016

Bill Barnwell takes a big-picture look at the red zone, including which teams and players have been consistently stellar. Predictably, the Brady-to-Gronk connection earns high marks.

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GolfCast: Spieth shoots -3 to get into top 10

Jordan Spieth tore up the leaderboard in Round 2 at Baltusrol to get himself in contention. Will the afternoon wave upset his new position at the PGA Championship?

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6hMarly Rivera

Suzuki talks hit No. 3,000, Pete Rose and retirement

As he nears 3,000 hits, Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki sat down to talk about Pete Rose -- too defensive -- and Lou Piniella -- too affectionate. Oh, and another 200-hit season? Totally doable.

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Belichick scolds reporter after baffling QB question (0:21)
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1dMatthew 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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Lacrosse player drops opponent with an ugly shot to the neck (0:43)
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Stephen A. takes on Chip Kelly (1:55)
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John David Washington: 'I didn't get anything handed to me' (0:42)
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Max Kellerman nails First Take debut! (2:04)
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Bennett has classic response to Pats QB chemistry question (0:18)
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2dTom Hamilton

USA Rugby welcome PRO12 discussions

USA Rugby are "very interested" in holding discussions over adding an East Coast-based team to the Guinness PRO12.

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'Rookie of the Year' star returns to Wrigley Field (0:47)
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20hMichael 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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Marshall makes a bet, d'Arnaud smooches fan and Towns embarrasses kids (1:28)

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Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Robert Griffin III takes the first snap with first team in team drills. Not a surprise.

NFL 

RG III: I have a lot to prove
NFL 

Robert Griffin III tells Bob Holtzman that he's not thinking about the starting QB job in Cleveland yet.

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Bob Holtzman ESPN 

Shield your eyes Bengals fans, Chad Johnson is dressed in brown and helping out Hue Jackson during training camp in Cleveland.

NFL 

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade won't commit to finishing his career in Chicago. Wants to take it year by year. It's going to be interesting to see how much recruiting, if any, he does for Bulls in the future. Bulls are hopeful that he will be able to help land another star in the future.

Pats QB chemistry is going just fine
NFL 

And Martellus Bennett used his love life as an example for those with any doubts he'd develop chemistry with both Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo.

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NFL 

Eli: OBJ knows he needs to control emotions
NFL 

Eli Manning is confident Odell Beckham Jr. won't put the Giants in negative situations as a result of his temper.

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NFL 

Odell Beckham Jr. A superstar from Day 1

The Giants' top wideout has been one of the league's best since he was drafted in 2014. No wide receiver has more TD catches than his 25 over the last two seasons.

ESPN Stats & Info

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

The cut has moved to +2 and is in a tie for 65th, now the players at +3 have to hope 17 guys at +2 or better back up to them.

Golf 

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade makes it very clear: "It's Jimmy Butler's team." Says Butler called him and told him he wanted Wade to be in Chicago. Butler is in the back of press conference smiling.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade: "I have no rift with Pat Riley."

Max Kellerman debut week on First Take

Max Kellerman didn't skip a beat on his long-awaited First Take debut.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade said his heart pulled him towards Chicago in 2010 -- but too difficult to pass up chance to play with James and Bosh in Miami.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Nick Foles is not an option as backup to Tony Romo. "We like Moore," Jones said, continuing the team's belief in Kellen Moore that has been in place since March.

Youth soccer teams orchestrate match
Soccer 

Two teams at the US Youth Soccer National Championships needed a draw. So they rigged the result. A loss for sportsmanship

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Soccer 

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bulls GM Gar Forman notes "presence and intangibles" of Wade and how he believes the three time NBA champion will fit well in the locker room.

Watch: Wade introduced as a Bull
NBA 

Dwyane Wade's introductory news conference in Chicago is live on SportsCenter. Watch on ESPNews/WatchESPN

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NBA 

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Hey Henrik Stenson, move over a little bit! Emiliano Grillo would like to join you atop the leaderboard at -6!!!

Golf 

High school or Olympic incubator?

Woodrow Wilson Classical High School has been represented at every Summer Games dating back to 1952. Something in the water

Courtesy Long Beach 908 Magazine

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Phil Mickelson finishes (mercifully) the first hole with a triple bogey 7. That sends him outside the cut line now to +4

Golf 

Big 12 making mistake by rushing
NCAAF 

Paul Finebaum believes the Big 12 shouldn't rush into expanding. Brock Huard disagrees.

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NCAAF 

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

It's just easier to show you what Phil Mickelson is doing on the first hole...

Golf 

Bill Belichick scolds reporter
NFL 

A reporter asked him about the possibility of Jimmy Garoppolo starting when Tom Brady becomes eligible after his suspension.

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Brian Campbell ESPN.com 

UFC women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes said she wouldn't consider a catchweight fight against fellow Brazilian Cris "Cyborg" Santos at the moment and prefers to focus on business ahead at 135 pounds.

MMA 

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Rory McIlroy starts his day off behind the 8-ball at +4. Must shoot at least -2 to even have a chance to make the weekend. He starts his day off with a huge drive down the left side of the fairway.

Golf