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If the Yankees are for real, they’d better beat the Rays

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer Andrew Marchand is a senior writer for ESPNNewYork. He also regularly contributes to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, ESPNews, ESPN New York 98.7 FM and ESPN Radio. He joined ESPN in 2007 after nine years at the New York Post. Follow Andrew on Twitter » Follow on Twitter

Patriots RBs coach wants to know: Who will play power football?

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009 Follow on Twitter FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Fantasy football owners would like some clarity about the New England Patriots’ plans at running back without LeGarrette Blount, who led the club with 18 rushing touchdowns in

Nationals could use a little insurance in the form of a starting pitcher

Eddie Matz covers the Washington Nationals and the world of Major League Baseball for ESPN.com. He’s been writing for ESPN since 2002, and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. WASHINGTON, D.C. — This time of year, with the trade deadline looming, it can seem like every single event that

Jake Arrieta proves Cubs have enough in their rotation to win

Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000. CHICAGO — Another quality start by Chicago Cubs righty Jake Arrieta on Wednesday night, against the crosstown White Sox, further cements the notion that his team isn’t in any desperate

Latest ejection has Harper mulling music switch

Eddie Matz covers the Washington Nationals and the world of Major League Baseball for ESPN.com. He’s been writing for ESPN since 2002, and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper was ejected from Wednesday night’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers, then later

Dak Prescott opens camp with typical accuracy

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered NFL since 1997, Cowboys since 2003 Previously covered Bengals and Dolphins Lives in Dallas area with his wife and two children Follow on Twitter OXNARD, California — One of Dak Prescott’s best traits is his accuracy. During the first padded practice of

Yu Darvish’s possible Rangers farewell doesn’t quite go as planned

Mark Simon & Sarah Langs If this was goodbye for Yu Darvish and Texas Rangers fans, it was a rough way to go. Darvish allowed a career high 10 runs to the Marlins on Wednesday night. It’s the first time he’s allowed more than seven runs in any game. Darvish, a free agent at the end of this season