1. Garcia's unhappy birthday — surgery scheduled : Sports

    Jaime Garcia turned 28 on Tuesday. As birthdays go, Garcia said, “I think I've had about 27 better ones...

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  2. Yankees' Cashman Loves the Haul Cubs Got in Samardzija Deal

    Here's news that shouldn't come as a surprise to anybody: The New York Yankees were in on Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.....

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  3. Bryant Ejected for First Time as a Pro

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Chicago Cubs third-base prospect Kris Bryant was ejected from Triple-A Iowa's game against the Omaha Storm Chasers in the eighth inning on Tuesday night. .....

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  4. Cubs: James Russell Knows He Could Be Up Next on Trading Block

    James Russell gave Jeff Samardzija the beer-and-a-cigarette sendoff on the Fourth of July in Washington . And then the Cubs reliever had to wonder if he would be the next one to get traded...

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  5. Week 15 Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Options

    If you had to choose, would you rather want Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman or Orioles starting pitcher Kevin Gausman on your Fantasy Baseball roster? That's a topic discussed in this week's Waiver Wire column...

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  6. Examining Surprising Numbers from the First Half of the 2014 MLB Season

    Baseball is infamous for producing eccentric numbers, and not just of the “Chris Davis is the first person to hit three home runs on his birthday after a rain delay on a full moon” variety...

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  7. Notes for July 9, Pitcher Rankings, Batter Ratings, News, Injuries, Next Level

    Wednesday's MLB schedule is absolutely loaded with aces, as 13 pitchers are owned in at least 74 percent of ESPN.com fantasy leagues (Zack Greinke, Max Scherzer, C.J...

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  8. Vegas: 49ers' Kaepernick, Gore get MVP odds

    Las Vegas betting website Bovada.lv is offering player and team prop bets for the upcoming NFL season, and two 49ers are getting odds to become the 2014 NFL MVP.....

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  9. Joe Montana on

    The day of the catch was one that lives on in all football fans' memories. In this candid interview, Joe Montana talks about what was on his mind with three yards to go on third down—his answer may surprise you...

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  10. Redskins LB, Former Purdue Star Ryan Kerrigan Wants More in 2014

    MUNCIE — Sitting beside the field where his football career had its modest and dominant beginnings, Ryan Kerrigan makes a declaration of sorts.....

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  11. 30 Questions: Who Will Return Kickoffs for the Redskins?

    You know how the Cleveland Browns are in a cycle where they are hiring and firing head coaches, coordinators, and general managers let and right? It was kind of like that last year with the Redskins and kick returners, although it really wasn't funny.

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  12. Jay and Jon Gruden on Upbringing, Similarities

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  13. Kempski's Corner: Which Eagles Are Overrated, Underrated?

    On today's Kempski's Corner, Philly.com's Jimmy Kempski and Pat Gallen react to Nick Foles being labeled as overrated and discuss how other Eagles and NFC East quarterbacks should be categorized...

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  14. Eagles Eager to Begin Training Camp

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  15. Watkins Provides Versatility to Secondary

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  16. Taking Different Roads to the NFL

    An NFL roster isn't all draft picks and simple career paths. Many reach this point in unconventional ways and take non-traditional paths to make it to the highest level of the game...

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  17. New York Giants' Training Camp Schedule Announced

    The New York Giants have officially announced the schedule for 2014 training camp at Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Players will report on July 21, with the first practice on July 22...

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  18. DRC Film Review: Giants CB Overrated, Underrated, as Expected?

    Over the next few weeks, I'm going to take a look at coaches tape from last season for several Giants free-agent signings...

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  19. 20 Questions: Expectations for WR Beckham

    MICHAEL EISEN: How about leading the NFL in both receptions and average kickoff return yardage? Oh, that's not realistic? Really, this is a little hard to predict, because before ...

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  20. Herzlich: “I Couldn't Imagine” Dealing with the Criticism Eli Manning Does

    The endless career criticism of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has finally begun to take a toll — not on Manning himself, mind you. But rather, his teammates...

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  21. Emmitt: Throwing Less on Offense Could Help Cowboys Defense 'catch Fire'

    Emmitt Smith has been clear on his stance that the Dallas Cowboys need to run the ball more. The Cowboys have been near the bottom in rushing attempts recently, averaging 23 carries per game over the last three seasons...

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  22. Cowboys Breakout-Year Candidates in Secondary, Defensive Line, Linebacker

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  23. Machota: Rod Marinelli would be 'very pleased' if this was his starting D-line

    Cowboys defensive coach Rod Marinelli works with defensive end George Selvie (99) during Dallas Cowboys minicamp held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Thursday, June 19, 2014...

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  24. 10) What Changes with Scott Linehan as Play-Caller?

    IRVING, Texas – When the Cowboys report to training camp on July 22 in Oxnard, Calif., several questions will still need to be answered.....

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  25. Cardinals Reportedly Making a Strong Push to Acquire Jake Peavy from Red Sox

    Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston and Jayson Stark of ESPN.com are both reporting that the Cardinals are talking to the Red Sox about veteran starter Jake Peavy, and according to Stark a deal “could happen quick...

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