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Rubin: Mets stay on roll, avoid letdown with rout

With Yoenis Cespedes driving in four runs and rookie Michael Conforto delivering his first big league homer, the Mets romped in Miami and moved ahead of the Nats in the NL East.

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Sources: Eagles, Bradford in extension talks

The Eagles have interest in tying starting quarterback Sam Bradford to the franchise beyond the upcoming season, and have begun discussing a contract extension, according to sources.

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WATCH: CR7 wows crowd disguised as vagabond (4:04)
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Romo, Witten Conversation (5:07)
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Sports Matter: Episode 1 presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods (4:00)
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Beltre hits for the cycle (2:27)
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CFL player forgets how to play Canadian football (1:15)
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Sources: Adidas makes $200M bid for Harden

Adidas has submitted a bid of $200 million over 13 years to sign Rockets forward James Harden, whose deal with Nike recently expired, sources told ESPN.com.

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2hDan Graziano

Sources: Brady, Goodell both to be at hearing

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will appear in person for a court-mandated Deflategate settlement hearing Aug. 12 in New York City, sources said.

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Minor leaguer sets homer record with No. 433

Mike Hessman, an infielder for Triple-A Toledo in the Detroit Tigers' system, became the career home runs leader for U.S.-based minor leagues Monday, hitting his 433rd in the seventh inning.

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10hMichael Rothstein

Former Lions great Farr, '67 offensive ROY, dies

Former Detroit Lions running back Mel Farr has died at age 70, the franchise announced late Monday. Farr was the No. 7 overall pick in the 1967 draft by the Lions out of UCLA.

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Jeremy Lin on 'Dota 2' (1:08)
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Face to Face: Missy Franklin (4:11)
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Butler's one-handed grab (0:15)
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2dSteve Wulf

How MLB deflated potential equipment scandal

Remember The Great Glove Grapple of 1990? Probably not, because unlike the NFL with Deflategate, MLB took the air out of rampant mitt growth without creating controversy, Steve Wulf writes.

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18hJohn Clayton

Clayton: 49ers run game still a focus

In San Francisco, an efficient running game was a constant during the Jim Harbaugh years. Everything has changed, but the focus on the run game shouldn't, as John Clayton explains.

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Spieth gearing up for 3rd major title
Golf 

Jordan Spieth posted these Instagram images of his practice round at Whistling Straits, the site of next week's PGA Championship.

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Golf 

BUCKEYES SCARED SILLY IN PRANK

A week after someone posed as a mannequin and scared QB Cardale Jones, the team was at it again with another straight-to-YouTube release. And, like all sequels, things get a little more racy. Locker room antics 2.0

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ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

With DeMarco Murray’s departure, Cowboys lost 78% of their rush yards from 2014. But Cowboys return 93% of their offensive line snaps.

From 'Beast Mode' to 'Bane'?

Marshawn Lynch was all business at Seahawks camp Monday, working out in a mask.

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ICYMI: Rousey-Correia claymation

Bethe Correia was a lot of talk before her UFC 190 fight against Ronda Rousey. But once she got in the ring, it was lights out.

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Marchand: Gregorius has Yankees in 1st
MLB 

Is Didi Gregorius better than Derek Jeter? No, but he's an upgrade over the '14 version, when Jeter collected more gifts and good wishes than extra-base hits. Hot-hitting Gregorius

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Int'l Dota 2 Championships Day 1 recap

Defending champion Newbee was eliminated in Round 1 on Monday. Get caught up on all of the day one action before play resumes today at 1 p.m. ET (on WatchESPN).

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When players impersonate their coaches
College Football 

Players for Urban Meyer, James Franklin and Jim Harbaugh had a little fun at their coaches' expense.

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Patriots alter Gronk's deal

At the start of training camp, Rob Gronkowski was paid $4M of a $10M option bonus due at the end of 2015, ESPN's Field Yates reports. If the Pats pay the remaining $6M, the remaining 4 years of Gronk's contract will kick in.

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Braxton Miller doing just fine at WR
College Football 

Miller erased some questions about his QB-to-WR transition at Ohio State by catching, and holding on to, six footballs -- the last catch coming one-handed. Watch

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College Football 

Cristiano Ronaldo buys friend an island
Soccer 

If you're Jorge Mendes, being Ronaldo's friend and agent has a lot of perks. Mendes got married Sunday and Ronaldo was the best man in the truest sense of the word: He bought Mendes a Greek island. How much?

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John Daly wants to be Ryder Cup captain
Golf 

Said the two-time major champion: "I don't know if I fit the mold. I don't know if I fit what the PGA of America would want. All I know is my team, if I was a captain, we'd have a blast. I'd make sure they had a blast. You don't want to wear a tie, don't wear a tie. Have fun."

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Forecasting AL wild-card race
MLB 

Eight teams are within 3.5 games of the playoffs, but Pedro Gomez likes the Orioles and Rangers to break through. "[Texas] adding Cole Hamels, that is a major, major move."

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When a walk-in closet just won't work
NBA 

LaMarcus Aldridge just built a house in Dallas with a "massive" closet -- but it wasn't big enough for his shoes. So what's a guy with more than 150 pairs to do? "I'm in the process of building a separate house behind my house just for shoes, like a showroom," Aldridge told Slam Magazine.

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NBA 

Where did all the Eagles go?
NFL 

Philadelphia is a bit of a question mark this season -- mainly because of the massive overhaul from last year's squad.

NFL 

Will Rory return for PGA Championship?
Golf 

According to Reuters, the No. 1 golfer will test his injured left ankle during a Saturday practice round at Whistling Straits, the site of next week's tournament. His agent, however, would not confirm the report. Still rehabbing

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Golf 

CFL player forgets how to football

Toronto's A.J. Jefferson forgot to receive the onside kick, so Hamilton's Brandon Stewart recovered the ball untouched and took it all the way in for a TD.

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Is this the best metaphor ever?
College Football 

When asked what it was like to play in Oregon's Autzen Stadium, Arizona safety Will Parks had quite an answer: "It's a bunch of milk being poured on you. Loud milk. Just imagine milk screaming. Sounds weird, but I'm weird."

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College Football 

Someone get this kangaroo a putter
Golf 

This kangaroo has a real fascination with the flagsticks on an Australian golf course. An adorable, relentless fascination.

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Ace Sanders' future uncertain
NFL 

ESPN's Mike DiRocco says a 10-game suspension, on top of Sanders' small stature and lack of production, hurts the ex-Jaguars WR: "He was already behind the eight ball a little bit ... now this makes it even harder."

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Sign up for fantasy football
NFL 

With training camps now open, NFL teams are well under way in preparing for the upcoming season. Fantasy owners should also be getting ready for a championship run now, as well. Play for free

NFL 

Big man in a tiny car
NFL 

John Urschel is 6-foot-3 and 305 pounds, but that doesn't the Ravens guard from driving a teeny compact car. 'My dream car'

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NFL 

Inciarte fires rocket to second for out
MLB 

Diamondbacks RF Ender Inciarte caught Yunel Escobar like a deer in headlights between first and second base and got him out with a barehanded grab and throw. Escobar didn't stand a chance.

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