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HOT: Wil Myers

The Rays were in fourth when the outfielder debuted on June 18. Since then he has seven homers as Tampa has gone 26--10 to pull within a half game of the AL East lead.

HOT: Streaking Yanks

The U.S. soccer team won its 11th straight, 1--0 over Panama in the Gold Cup final.

HOT: Stat Heads

Sabermetricians rejoice! Topps will begin putting WAR on the backs of some baseball cards.

HOT: Braves Fans

Their team is eight games clear in the NL East—and now Turner Field has a Waffle House. "A rednecks sweetest dream," tweeted Chipper Jones.

NOT: Brandon Moore

The 10-year starter at guard for the Jets retired. Sadly, he'll be best remembered for putting the butt in buttfumble.

NOT:Goodbye, Halos

Losing Albert Pujols for the rest of the season with a foot injury isn't the best way to make up a 12-game deficit.

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