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Rousey vows challenger's 'most devastating loss'

In her final words before attempting to secure her sixth UFC bantamweight title defense, Ronda Rousey promised to hand Brazilian challenger Bethe Correia her "most devastating loss" in UFC 190.

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Judge wants Goodell, Brady in court Aug. 12, 19

The federal judge handling Patriots QB Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension strongly suggested Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell appear in court on Aug. 12 and 19.

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Giants bleachers buckle due to Beckham mania

Giants fans trying to get an autograph from Odell Beckham Jr. following Friday's practice got so crazy they caused the bleachers to buckle, forcing the team to change its policy.

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Beckham learning from Giants' veterans (0:28)
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Luck focused on camp, starting fresh (1:18)
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Four for the million (3:58)
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Special Olympics World Games: Ankush Saha (4:37)
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ESPN Sport Science: Omar Infante & Alcides Escobar (2:48)
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Jemele Hill eats raw egg (0:36)
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Garcia, Malignaggi conversation (2:08)
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Elway excited to have Kubiak back with Broncos (2:47)
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Photos: Field of Schemes

Exhibitionists running onto fields have been laying schemes since the beginning of public sporting events. Here's a look at some of the more creative ones.

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Surprise in Africa: Mutombo checks in
NBA 

Dikembe Mutombo took the floor for Team Africa, where he joined Hakeem Olajuwon, and the crowd went wild.

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NBA 

Kenneth Faried throws down huge jam

Shh -- no one tell the Nuggets star that today's game in Africa doesn't count toward the standings.

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Updated Rousey-Correia odds
UFC 

  • Ronda Rousey: -2000 (was -1700 as of July 27)
  • Bethe Correia: +1000 (was +1100 as of July 27)
(Via Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook)

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UFC 

Images from the Special Olympics

While the athletes competed at the Special Olympics World Games, fans filled the stands with cheers, signs, flags and pom-poms. Showing support

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Dwayne Bowe: Pryor can make it as WR
NFL 

The Browns receiver believes Terrelle Pryor, making the switch from QB to receiver, will be "really, really good": "He's making it look so easy that he's starting to scare me. ... People think he's just going to come in and be a body. But he's actually going to play here and make plays for this team."

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NFL 

Sweet pass, sweeter dunk
NBA 

Jeff Green finished off Chris Paul's no-look pass with a monster slam during the NBA's exhibition game in Africa.

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Can Luck top Wilson's 4-year, $87.6M deal?
NFL 

Yes, says Field Yates: "I have no issue finding contract negotiators around the league who have forecasted a deal for Andrew Luck that could average on a per-year basis north of $25 million."

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Jerry Seinfeld tweets on Cespedes trade
MLB 

Joked the comedian: "Oh my god. @Mets I can't believe I can actually say this, but is it true that there is now 'A Cespedis for the rest of us'?" Cespedes wasn't spelled correctly, but the clever pun made up for it.

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MLB 

MLB trade deadline winners and losers
MLB 

With the deadline behind us, Dave Schoenfield has all the details. The Royals emerged favorably. The Yankees? Not so much. Winners & losers

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Those are fighting words

Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia put on training exhibitions for the Brazilian fans before Saturday's fight, but Correia's words weren't just for practice: "I will fight to knock Ronda down."

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Padres steal spotlight -- with inactivity
MLB 

Yoenis Cespedes to the Mets was the biggest trade deadline move Friday, while the Padres, widely expected to sell and sell a lot, flummoxed the baseball world by doing next to nothing. Deadline recap (Insider)

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The Dream's dream sequence in Africa
NBA 

Hakeem Olajuwon's time on the floor for Team Africa included a blocked shot -- and a finger wag on his behalf, courtesy of Dikembe Mutombo -- and 2 points from the paint.

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NBA 

History of the NBA in Africa
NBA 

This morning's Basketball Without Borders game in Johannesburg is the result of a growing interest in the game on the continent: From Hakeem Olajuwon to Dikembe Mutombo to today's players.

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Rousey to dedicate fight to late Piper
MMA 

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper passed away Friday at the age of 61. After the news, Ronda Rousey posted a photo of Piper on Instagram and promised to do justice to the nickname Piper gave her. 'This one's for you Roddy'

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Reporter gets the Belichick treatment
NFL 

A reporter just wanted to know if Bill saw the "cheaters look up" banner flying over Pats practice on Thursday. Belichick responded exactly how you'd expect.

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Size is a matter of perspective
College Football 

ESPN college football writer Chantel Jennings toured the "Lord of the Rings" set with Washington State offensive lineman Joe Dahl, and the pictures speak for themselves. Giant lineman, tiny lineman

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College Football 

Baseball slide, the next dance craze?
MLB 

Kansas City's Kendrys Morales should have been out by a mile. But he sidestepped Russell Martin -- literally -- to score on an unconventional "slide."

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Save of the year will drop your jaw
Soccer 

You're going to want to watch this one a few times to understand just how Jacksonville Armada's goalkeeper Miguel Gallardo kept the net clean. You're forgiven if you jump for joy.

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MLB August trade candidates
MLB 

ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reminds you that Friday was the non-waiver trade deadline, meaning it's still possible to trade in August. At the top of Crasnick's candidate list: struggling Phillies 2B Chase Utley. Seven more possibilities

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MLB 

Dikembe Mutombo's return to the NBA
NBA 

Sure, it was only a few minutes of action, but the 49-year-old played in the NBA exhibition in Johannesburg today. He even got in a finger wag, after Hakeem Olajuwon -- yes, he played too -- blocked a shot.

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