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Bowden: Who will land Hamels? These five teams have a shot

Will the Phillies ultimately decide to trade CoIe Hamels? Jim Bowden identifies five potential suitors who stand the best chance to acquire the left-hander.

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Tigers GM tells teams Price, others available

The Tigers have told teams they will consider trading all their potential free agents -- David Price, Yoenis Cespedes, Joakim Soria and others -- between now and Friday's deadline.


Source: Dodgers get Latos, Morse from Marlins

The Marlins have agreed to trade pitcher Mat Latos and first baseman Michael Morse to the Dodgers for three minor league pitchers, a source confirmed to ESPNLosAngeles.com's Mark Saxon.

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Source: Pierre-Paul rehabbing away from Giants

Jason Pierre-Paul is getting his own medical care and rehab near his home in South Florida, a source told ESPN, and at this point has no timetable for returning to the Giants.

6hDarren Rovell

'Miracle' goalie selling memorabilia for $5.7M

Jim Craig, the goaltender from the "Miracle on Ice" team, is hoping to sell nearly all his memorabilia from the 1980 Olympics in one 19-item lot for an asking price of $5.7 million.

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8hMike Sando

The NFL's top offenses: Why NE is still No. 1

Even with Tom Brady suspended for four games, Mike Sando remains high on the Patriots offense. But which other units fill out his top five? Here's a hint: A certain top-tier QB wasn't included.

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2hJesse Rogers

Maddon: Cubs SS Castro isn't on trade block

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was assured by manager Joe Maddon he wouldn't be traded during a meeting after Castro was double-switched out of Thursday's loss.


McGregor: Rousey would take me down in second

Interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor says Ronda Rousey isn't someone he'd want to fight. "She would throw me on my head in literally one second flat," he said.

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5hDavid Purdum

Purdum: How Art Manteris shaped Vegas bookmaking

David Purdum profiles Art Manteris -- a vice president for Station Casinos' sportsbooks -- and explains the impact he has had on the gaming industry over the past four decades.


Andrew McCutchen, Pirates sweep Twins

The CF hit a two-run homer and had an RBI single turn into a trip around the bases thanks to a collision at third base as the Pirates topped the Twins 10-4.


Brady's friend: Phone switch is routine

Aaron Shea, a close friend of Tom Brady's, said he was not at all surprised to read the Patriots QB destroyed his cell phone, as the NFL claims. He 'gets rid of his phone regularly'

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Diamondbacks crush King Felix

Felix Hernandez gave up 12 hits and 7 runs through 6 2/3 innings as the D-backs lead the M's 7-1. Welington Castillo has hit 2 HRs as Arizona looks to win its fifth straight. Follow live

A lifelike NFL QB made of chocolate

What's better than a five-time league MVP Peyton Manning? A 30 percent larger-than-life Peyton Manning chocolate statue, naturally. The lengthy process

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Cubbies with a lot of K's

Jon Lester struck out 14 -- the most by a Cubs lefty in 100 years -- and Hector Rondon added two more in the 9th as the Cubs beat the Rockies 3-2.


Latos may be better than you think

Mat Latos got off to a terrible start this season, but since coming off the disabled list in June, he has been much better, allowing less than a baserunner per inning.


Ronaldo makes no-look pass

It might look like Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is just waving to a fan, but he's also showing off an insane no-look flick in practice.


Tom Brady lawsuit filed in Minnesota

The NFLPA filed a federal court challenge to the NFL's 4-game Brady ban. It hopes the case will be assigned to Minnesota U.S. District Court Judge David S. Doty, who has historically ruled in favor of players in NFL labor cases.

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Pitchers' duel in San Francisco

Giants RHP Jake Peavy has allowed just two hits and no runs through 5 IP, but Brewers RHP Mike Fiers has done the same as the game is headed to the 6th inning. Follow live


Kansas City Is all about '1738'

The Royals players have imposed a new rule for interviews: Quote Fetty Wap or get fined. Because why not? Royal quote

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Ronda Rousey is very, very popular

Think the guys in One Direction elicit a crazy fan reaction? Wait until you see how an adoring crowd responds to Ronda Rousey. She's a star

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Quite the tribute

At the funeral of their longtime teacher, these New Zealand high school boys honored him with the Haka dance, made famous by the country's rugby team.


AFC East sprinkled throughout Pats' sked

The only four-game stretch of the Pats' schedule that doesn't include a divisional game is Weeks 12-15 (Denver, Philly, Houston, Tennessee).

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'Wrong to put my faith in the league'

Patriots owner Robert Kraft: "I had hoped that Tom Brady's appeal to the league would provide Roger Goodell the necessary explanation. ... Now the league has taken the matter to court. A tactic only a lawyer would recommend."

Jon Lester with historic Cubs outing

The LHP struck out 14 Rockies in 8 IP in the Cubs' 3-2 win, becoming the first Cub to strike out 14 in a game since Mark Prior's 16 in Sept. 2004 -- and the 1st Cubs lefty to K at least 13 in the last 100 seasons. Box score


Vin Baker working at Starbucks

The former Bucks and Sonics All-Star big man, who fought alcoholism and lost nearly $100 million, is bouncing back, and wants people to learn from his journey. Baker's biggest rebound

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UFC parent co. sues Wanderlei Silva

Zuffa filed a civil lawsuit against the retired MMA fighter for "intentional misconduct." The suit alleges that Silva defamed the UFC in a social media post where he accused the UFC of illegally fixing fights. Story

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Chael Sonnen: Rousey's a competitor

"She has everybody scared of her armbar. It's a beautiful armbar. But Ronda has so much more in her toolbox."


Pirates beat Twins, win third straight

Bucs CF Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs, including his 14th HR of the season, in the 10-4 win over the Twins, who have dropped four straight. The Pirates' bullpen threw 3 1/3 innings of shutout relief in Minnesota. Box score

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After visiting BUF, former Colts and Lions OT Gosder Cherilus is on his way to Detroit to visit team he was with for 5 seasons, per source.

Verlander outduels Archer in win

Justin Verlander walked away the winner in this pitchers’ duel with Rays RHP Chris Archer. Verlander struck out 10 through 8 IP in the Tigers' 2-1 win.


Jen Welter's first pro football check

The new Cardinals coach saved the check, not for how much she made ($1 per game), but because of what it represents: "While it wasn't a dream I could have ever had, now it's a dream other girls can grow up having."

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Tom Brady: 'I did nothing wrong'

"I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either. ... To suggest that I destroyed a phone to avoid giving the NFL information it requested is completely wrong." Full statement

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Raiders troll Harry Styles

Yes, that Harry Styles, of One Direction. After Styles told a Chiefs-loving crowd at Arrowhead Stadium that no one supported the Raiders, Oakland was quick to tweet a response. The reply

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