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Why things don't look good for Tiger and other big Open questions

All signs point toward a rough week for Tiger Woods. But what about Rory McIlroy on home soil, Brooks Koepka making another major run and the other pressing major questions at Royal Portrush?

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Rory or the field? Our experts make their picks for The Open

The majority of experts like Rory McIlroy to finish holding the Claret Jug. But a few other choices snuck in there, including Tommy Fleetwood's breakthrough moment.

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MLB Trade Deadline

4 p.m. ET, July 31

Passan’s MLB trade deadline preview: 10 big storylines to watch

From the aces who might move to the contenders that could go big, here's where the major players and teams stand as the countdown to the new single deadline heats up.

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What Buster is hearing: Selling starting pitching? You might want to act quickly

With plenty of supply left, sellers might find the best deals sooner rather than later.

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Wednesday's games

Kids stealing the show

Coach Drake gets 'ejected' at MiLB game

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Eight-year-old makes save in ceremonial start for Sounders

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Baker's Browns

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Baker Mayfield won't back down

The uncompromising, unapologetic quarterback is a big reason the Browns are the NFL's hottest team (yeah, you read that right).

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Mayfield was overcome with emotion when Browns got OBJ

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Edward Nketiah nets winning goal for Arsenal

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Stunning scores

Jozy Altidore's back-heel flick puts Toronto in front

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Gustavo Bou scores wonder volley in Revs debut

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