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Dodgers go back-to-back-to-back in 9th, beat Phillies

Justin Turner’s home run tied the score for the Dodgers in the bottom of the ninth.  1:35 AM ET ESPN Stats & Information The last game to be completed Saturday provided a fitting punctuation mark to a noteworthy day of … Continue reading

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Adam Eaton's season-ending injury a huge blow for Nationals

12:25 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wow. That was Bryce Harper‘s one word Twitter reaction just minutes after the Washington Nationals traded for Adam Eaton this past offseason. Nearly five months later, the same word still applies. Only now, the … Continue reading

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No finish, bad goaltending doom Caps

12:07 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. — For one glorious period for fans here Saturday night, the Washington Capitals finally looked like the team we expected to see in the postseason. Wave after wave in the opening period, they attacked. They … Continue reading

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For Red Sox, seventh inning as ugly as it gets

10:52 PM ET BOSTON — It began with the Boston Red Sox leading by one run. It ended with them trailing by two. In the course of a 162-game season, rough innings are inevitable. The best teams simply shrug them … Continue reading

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Things we learned from Joshua-Klitschko

10:16 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show LONDON — Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko by TKO … Continue reading

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Love: Ibaka gives Raptors 'whole different look'

10:23 PM ET INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — The Cavaliers will host the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of their second-round series on Monday in a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference finals, but Cleveland’s opponent won’t be so familiar, according to … Continue reading

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Jets WR Smith out for season after ACL surgery

7:55 PM ET FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — For the second time in 16 months, New York Jets wide receiver Devin Smith is recovering from major surgery on his right knee. Smith, a second-round pick in 2015, was diagnosed with a … Continue reading

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2017 NFL draft takeaways: Why more prospects will skip bowl games

8:27 PM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 And that’s a wrap! The 2017 NFL draft concluded Saturday with all 32 teams getting better, no … Continue reading

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Sources: Nats' Eaton out for year with ACL tear

8:43 PM ET ESPN.com news services Washington Nationals center fielder Adam Eaton, who was carried off the field Friday, has a torn left ACL and will not play again this season, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. The team announced … Continue reading

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Elway vetted Mr. Irrelevant Kelly with Jim's help

8:45 PM ET ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos said they vetted Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly carefully and that’s why they used the draft’s final pick, 253rd overall, to select Kelly on Saturday and add him to the roster. NFL … Continue reading

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