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Leonard Fournette likely to be active when Jaguars oppose Titans

The Jacksonville Jaguars expect to have Leonard Fournette back for Sunday’s home game against the Tennessee Titans, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  The second-year running back missed last week’s win against the New England Patriots due to a hamstring injury. He officially is listed

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Source: RB Leonard Fournette likely to be active against Titans

The Jacksonville Jaguars expect to have Leonard Fournette back for Sunday’s home game against the Tennessee Titans, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  The second-year running back missed last week’s win against the New England Patriots because of a hamstring injury. He officially is listed

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How much every NFL QB is worth against the spread

A hobbled Aaron Rodgers is more valuable to the point spread than a healthy Tom Brady or any other NFL quarterback. That’s the viewpoint of oddsmakers, who define their opinions by their risk of losing millions, rather than clamoring for hot takes in the GOAT conversation. “New England has always

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Buehler, Dodgers blank Cards to draw even in wild-card race

In a pivotal series for the Dodgers, rookie Walker Buehler came through with a masterful performance. Buehler allowed two hits in eight innings, Yasiel Puig homered twice and Los Angeles drew even with the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL wild-card race w…

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LEADING OFF: Cubs lose their closer, Indians try to clinch

A look at what’s happening around the majors Saturday: PEN PALS The Cubs will try a closer-by-committee approach down the stretch after learning Pedro Strop is out for the rest of the regular season because of a strained left hamstring. Strop, who had posted 11 saves since closer Brandon Morrow went

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Odorizzi takes no-hit bid into 8th as Twins top Yankees 3-1

As he inched closer to a no-hitter, Jake Odorizzi was ready to throw 140 pitches if needed. He was nearing his career high against the New York Yankees, but was confident he could talk Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor into leaving him in for the ni…

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NBA Future Power Rankings: Predicting teams 1-30

How will your team perform over the next three seasons? The Future Power Rankings are ESPN Insider’s projection of the on-court success expected for each team in the 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons. Consider this a convenient way to see the direction in which your favorite team is headed. To

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Trump reignites relentless feud with NFL as the season begins

"Wow, NFL first game ratings are way down over an already really bad last year comparison," the president tweeted Sunday morning, repeating a claim he previously made about NFL ratings last season. "Viewership declined 13%, the lowest i…

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LEADING OFF: Bregman streaking, Angels hopeful about Ohtani

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ASCENDING ASTRO Alex Bregman has homered in three straight games for Houston, part of his surge since making the All-Star team. The third baseman has reached base safely in 31 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the majors, and looks

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Yankees ‘very optimistic’ Aaron Judge will return ‘with plenty of time’

NEW YORK — Despite the New York Yankees’ acquisition Friday of veteran outfielder Andrew McCutchen, manager Aaron Boone contends injured superstar Aaron Judge remains on track to return from a chip fracture of the right wrist before the end of the regular season. “We’re still very optimistic

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Busy Brewers add 3 more players for playoff push

The Milwaukee Brewers last made the playoffs seven years ago. With a chance to end that rut, they’ve been aggressive in remaking their roster. Milwaukee brought in three more veterans on Friday, the deadline for traded players to be eligible to postseason play. They snagged left-handed starter Gio

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LEADING OFF: A’s-Astros wrap series, Mets-Cubs finish up

A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday: HILL COUNTRY The Athletics wrap up their series at Minute Maid Park, trailing the AL West-leading Astros by 1 1/2 games going into the finale. Trevor Cahill (5-3, 3.44 ERA) starts for Oakland, looking to rebound after allowing five runs in five

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Summer Forecast: Where will KD, Kawhi, Kyrie play in 2019-20?

This summer, we saw  LeBron James leave for the  Lakers, Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan trade places, and DeMarcus Cousins join the champion  Warriors. Next summer? We could see even more NBA stars on the move. Kevin Durant,  Kyrie Irving, Klay Thomps…

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Severino gets 17th win as Yankees beat Orioles 5-3 for sweep

Despite all the injuries, and regardless of the deficit they face in the AL East, the New York Yankees won’t let up in their quest to put a strong finish on a heck of a season. Luke Voit went 3 for 3 with a two-run homer to help Luis Severino earn his major league-leading 17th victory, and New York

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Mets botch popup in 13th, Giants wind up with 2-1 win

Mets left fielder Dominic Smith readily took the blame for plowing into shortstop Amed Rosario on the potential inning-ending play in the 13th inning that ended up costing his team the game. Smith, a highly touted prospect who has been envisioned as the Mets’ first-baseman of the future, was positioned

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Nun does ball trick, throws ‘perfect pitch’ before Chicago White Sox game

Sister Mary Jo Sobieck isn’t on the Chicago White Sox roster, but it sure looks like they could use her. The nun at Marian Catholic High School took the mound for the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the team’s game Saturday against the Kansas City Royals. Sobieck, who was celebrating her school

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