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Defense. Timely hitting. Lights-out relief pitching. The Royals used all three to win Game 3 by the Bay 3-2 and take a 2-1 World Series lead. Recap » Interviews: Holland Hosmer Armchair manager »
Curt Schilling built his reputation on toughness. He now proves it daily in his taxing battle with cancer. Jackie MacMullan »Schilling: Dip gave me cancer »Curt discusses his battle ESPN Boston »
James Harden scored 25 points in the Rockets' 96-87 preseason victory over the Spurs.
Austin Rehkow kickoff for 61 yds , Gregory Hogan return for 15 yds to the NMxSt 19
Doug Glanville and Mark Mulder discuss Joe Maddon's future after the manager opted out of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Chad Chalich pass complete to Deon Watson for 15 yds to the Idaho 41 for a 1ST down
ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney discusses why Joe Maddon exercised the opt-out clause in his contract with the Rays and identifies the teams that could be interested in hiring him.
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