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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
Chi Cubs   6  Chi White Sox   3

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Cleveland     2  L.A. Angels   1
Toronto       8  Oakland       4, 10 Innings
N-Y Yankees   6  Tampa Bay     5, 11 Innings

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Washington  15  Milwaukee    2
Miami        4  Cincinnati   1
Arizona      4  St. Louis    0
San Diego    7  N-Y Mets     5

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Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(BALTIMORE) -- Two days after a medical study that found extremely high rates of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel decided to retire.

Urschel is a doctoral candidate in applied mathematics, and the 26-year-old made the abrupt decision to conclude his career ahead of the team's first full-team practice of training camp.

The report released on Tuesday showed that 99 percent of deceased NFL players' brains that were donated to scientific research showed signs of CTE. A team source told ESPN that Urschel's decision to retire was related to that study.

In a post to Twitter, Urschel said he was "extremely grateful to the Ravens, and blessed to have been able to play the game I love at the highest level."

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— John Urschel (@JohnCUrschel) July 27, 2017


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Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(PITTSBURGH) -- Without his contract situation resolved, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell did not report to training camp on Thursday.

Bell hasn't yet signed a $12.12 million franchise tender, meaning he is not subject to fines for not showing up. Still, Bell told ESPN the fact that he and his team couldn't agree to a long-term contract before the July 17 deadline was "a little frustrating."

Teammate Antonio Brown said he was trying to get Bell to camp, saying "when trying to do something special, we would like all our guys here."

There is some precedent for Bell's situation. Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry reported in late August last year. He signed a six-year, $78 million deal this offseason after a big year defensively.

Bell, a two-time Pro Bowler, has rushed for more than 4,000 yards in his four seasons, despite missing 17 games due to injury and suspension.

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Photo by BAUERGRIFFIN/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images(NEW YORK) -- In a revealing story published in The Players' Tribune, former NBA star Lamar Odom talked about his drug use and the "everyday struggle" to stay clean.

Odom was found comatose in a Las Vegas-area brothel in October 2015. In the piece, Odom talked about what happened to him that day, saying that he had suffered 12 strokes and two heart attacks.

"At some point, the main doctor came in and told me what had happened," Odom wrote. "He said, 'Mr. Odom, you've been in a coma for the last four days. Do you understand?' I couldn't talk. So I just nodded. He said, 'it's a miracle that you're here. We didn't think you were going to make it.'"

Odom admitted that it was no surprise that he ended up in the hospital, saying that he used cocaine daily. "Pretty much every second of free time that I had, I was doing coke," he wrote. "I couldn't control it."

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Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Washington Nationals tied a Major League Baseball record on Thursday, bashing five home runs in a single inning in their 15-2 blowout of the Milwaukee Brewers.

In an incredible third inning, which began with pitcher Max Scherzer at the plate, Washington scored seven runs and brought eleven men to bat. Scherzer led off with a walk, ahead of outfielder Brian Goodwin's 10th home run of the season. Shortstop Wilmer Difo hit a blast of his own, and slugger Bryce Harper followed suit.

The three straight homers marked the first time since 2011 that the Nationals accomplished that feat. But a resurgent Ryan Zimmerman added to it -- becoming the fourth consecutive Washington player to knock one out of the park.

It was the first time since the 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks that any team had hit four straight home runs.

A pigeon was spotted behind home plate during the power-packed inning, leading to a number of jokes among Nationals beat writers.

After second baseman Daniel Murphy flew out to center field -- and received mock boos -- third baseman Anthony Rendon added a bomb of his own -- tying the all-time big league record.

Rendon's home run knocked Milwaukee starter Michael Blazek out of the game. Reliever Wily Peralta allowed four more hits and another run to cap the seven-run inning.

The Nationals batted around again the following inning, hitting two more homers en route to six more runs.

Five teams in history have hit five home runs in one inning, with the 2006 Brewers being the most recent.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
N-Y Yankees    9  Cincinnati      5
Philadelphia   9  Houston         0
Miami         22  Texas          10
Chi Cubs       8  Chi White Sox   3
L.A. Dodgers   6  Minnesota       5

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Tampa Bay     5  Baltimore     1
Boston        4  Seattle       0
Toronto       3  Oakland       2
Cleveland    10  L.A. Angels   4
Kansas City  16  Detroit       2

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Arizona        10  Atlanta      3
San Francisco   2  Pittsburgh   1
Washington      8  Milwaukee    5
St. Louis      10  Colorado     5
San Diego       6  N-Y Mets     3

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Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(LAS VEGAS) -- A pair of former MVPs and new teammates are expected to work out together in Las Vegas, ESPN reports.

According ESPN, LeBron James invited new Cleveland Cavaliers free agent signee Derrick Rose to join him in Las Vegas this week. League sources told ESPN that Rose accepted the invite.

James has been on vacation and working out in Las Vegas, while Rose just signed his new contract on Tuesday.

ESPN reports that Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe is also working out with James.

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Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Novak Djokovic won't compete on the court for the rest of the year, the world's fourth ranked tennis player announced Wednesday.

Djokovic has been playing through a right elbow injury. He said Wednesday that he will skip all remaining tournaments -- including the U.S. Open and the Davis Cup semi-final tie.

He expects to return to action in 2018.

"All the doctors I've consulted, and all the specialists I have visited, in Serbia and all over the world, have agreed that this injury requires rest," Djokovic wrote on his website. "A prolonged break from the sport is inevitable. I'll do whatever it takes to recover."

The 12-time Grand Slam winner says that he will also work to improve his tennis skills that he has been unable to work on due to a demanding schedule in recent years.

Djokovic and his wife, Jelena, are expecting their second child this year.

"It is the most important for me to recover," Djokovic said, "to be able to play injury free for as long as possible, to compete in the sport that has given me so much, the sport I love."

Djokovic also wrote that the elbow is bothersome when he serves, as well as when playing forehand shots.

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Christophe Simon/Getty Images(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) -- Venus Williams is claiming that the victim who died in the fatal car crash she was involved in last month was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash, according to court documents obtained by ABC News.

The tennis star, 37, was driving to her home in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, on June 9 when the collision occurred. Two weeks later, Jerome Barson, 78, succumbed to injuries he sustained in the crash. Barson's daughter filed a lawsuit against Williams, alleging wrongful death action, and is seeking damages in excess of $15,000, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by ABC News.

Williams is fighting back in court, alleging that Jerome Barson was not wearing a seat belt at the time of accident, arguing in court documents filed last Friday that the victim's injuries were caused "by the unreasonable failure of the plaintiff to use an available and operational seat belt at the time of the accident."

Williams also claims that Jerome Barson "failed to adequately maintain and repair the vehicle." Williams' latest legal move also asks for Barson's autopsy report and medical records.

The Barsons' family attorney, Michael Steinger, told ABC News that his clients' car was a brand-new 2016 Hyundai in "perfect working order." He also refutes the claim that the Barsons -- Jerome Barson's wife, Linda Barson, was driving at the time of the accident -- were not wearing seat belts.

The Palm Beach Gardens Police Department confirmed to ABC News that their investigation indicates that the Barsons were wearing seat belts when the accident occurred. Police are still investigating the fatal crash.

After the collision and Barson's death, Malcolm Cunningham, an attorney for Williams, noted in a statement to ABC News that authorities did not issue her any citations and that "Venus expresses her deepest condolences to the family who lost a loved one."

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners:

INTERLEAGUE
Chicago Cubs 7, Chicago White Sox 2
N.Y. Yankees 4, Cincinnati 2
Houston 5, Philadelphia 0
Texas 10, Miami 4
L.A. Dodgers 6, Minnesota 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Toronto 4, Oakland 1
Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 4
Kansas City 3, Detroit 1
Cleveland 11, L.A. Angels 7
Seattle 6, Boston 5

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Milwaukee 8, Washington 0
St. Louis 3, Colorado 2
Atlanta 8, Arizona 3
N.Y. Mets 6, San Diego 5
San Francisco 11, Pittsburgh 3

WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Washington 85, San Antonio 76
Atlanta 99, Phoenix 91
Connecticut 93, Chicago 72
Minnesota 76, N.Y. Liberty 75
Dallas 84, Indiana 82
L.A. Sparks 68, Seattle 60

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