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Breaking down the Yankees’ historic domination of the Orioles

[ad_1] This has been the Dream Team versus Angola, the 49ers versus the Broncos, Pujols versus Lidge, Reagan versus Mondale.The Yankees beat the Orioles 6-5 on Wednesday, finishing their season showdown with 16 consecutive victories and a 17-2 overall record. Along the way, the Yankees hit .303 against the Orioles, averaged 7.95 runs per game and mashed 61 home runs -- shattering the previous record for home runs against one
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Triple-doubles, daring dismounts and a new approach for Simone Biles

[ad_1] Aug 13, 2019Mechelle CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Simone Biles does things no woman gymnast ever had. And if she doesn't do them perfectly, she's ticked off. That's because she knows she can reach these heights -- literally and figuratively -- and
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Ariel & The Bad Guy — Is Nate Diaz’s return vs. Pettis too tough a task?

[ad_1] Nate Diaz is back. Finally.Diaz, one of the UFC's most popular fighters, will be back in the Octagon for the first time in three years when he faces Anthony Pettis at UFC 241 on Saturday in Anaheim, California.But is taking a fight with the talented "Showtime" Pettis, who is coming off a knockout win over former 170-pound title challenger Stephen Thompson, too much to ask of the returning Diaz?This

Beckham Jr. dealing with hip injury

[ad_1] This story has been corrected. Read below.Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. sat out the team portion of a joint practice with the Indianapolis Colts on Wednesday with what coach Freddie Kitchens termed a minor injury.Sources told ESPN's Dan Graziano that Beckham is dealing with a hip injury, but he could participate in team drills against the Colts on Thursday. Beckham took part in individual drills on Wednesday.The
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Cardinals vs. Royals – Live Game – August 14, 2019

[ad_1] STLKCHittersH-ABABRHRBIBBK#PAVGOBPSLG1-330100017.306.360.4881st: Merrifield grounded out to second.3rd: Merrifield lined out to right.5th: Merrifield singled to shallow center.0-33000006.260.334.4101st: Gordon grounded out to second.3rd: Gordon grounded out to first.5th: Gordon grounded into fielder's choice to second, Merrifield out at second.1-330100210.285.364.5581st: Dozier reached on infield single to shortstop.3rd: Dozier struck out swinging.6th: Dozier struck out swinging.0-110002115.260.349.5541st: Soler walked, Dozier to second.4th: Soler struck out looking.6th: Soler walked.0-33000009.270.310.4141st: Cuthbert grounded out to second.4th: Cuthbert

Panthers’ Cox cited for speeding, marijuana

[ad_1] BESSEMER CITY, N.C. -- The North Carolina Highway Patrol cited Carolina Panthers defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. for speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on Wednesday, the final day of the team's training camp.Sergeant Christopher Knox of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety said troopers pulled over the 25-year-old Cox on Interstate 85 northbound near Bessemer City for driving 90 mph in a 65 mph
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Zion, top rookies discuss first dunk, swapping jerseys and Vinsanity

[ad_1] MADISON, N.J. -- Ferguson Recreation Center is a nondescript brick building on the edge of Fairleigh Dickinson University's campus, which is as quiet as one would expect for a Sunday morning in August. A charter bus sits unoccupied along Dreyfuss Road across from the Division III gym, the only clue that something is happening inside.Then, from the building's rotunda entrance, a fully uniformed Boston Celtic bounds toward the street.

Squires beats medalist Wu in US Amateur’s round of 64

[ad_1] PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Austin Squires beat qualifying medalist Brandon Wu 2 up on Wednesday on the first day of match play at the U.S. Amateur. Squires, a former Cincinnati player who lost to eventual champion Viktor Hovland in the quarterfinals last year at Pebble Beach, was the last player to advance from two rounds of stroke play at Pinehurst No. 2 and No. 4. He needed four holes
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USSF, USWNT reach mediation impasse over pay

[ad_1] 7:46 PM ETGraham CloseGraham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer. Hays began with ESPN in 1999.The United State Soccer Federation and members of the women's national team reached an impasse Wednesday in their attempts to mediate the ongoing dispute over equal pay, with a spokesperson for the players saying they "eagerly look forward to a jury trial."Spokesperson Molly Levinson released the statement on behalf