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Minors Setback: Kyle Schwarber not surprised about demotion

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Slumping slugger Kyle Schwarber says that he's not surprised the Cubs demoted him, saying that "the numbers speak for themselves.". More>>

Cubs hold on after Nationals rally for 4 in 9th, win 5-4

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Wade Davis struck out big league batting leader Ryan Zimmerman with runners on second and third to end Washington's ninth-inning rally, and the Chicago Cubs held off the Nationals 5-4. More>>

Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

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Milwaukee's Malcolm Brogdon is the first player not picked in the first round to win NBA Rookie of the Year in the common draft era. More>>

Down 7 and missing Francona, Indians rally to top Texas 15-9

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Francisco Lindor, Lonnie Chisenhall and Carlos Santana each had three RBIs to help the Cleveland Indians rally from a seven-run deficit and beat the Texas Rangers 15-9 after manager Terry Francona left the game because he wasn't feeling well. More>>

Singer's 12 Ks help Gators beat LSU 4-3 in CWS finals opener

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Brady Singer struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings, Jonathan India doubled in two runs, and Florida beat LSU 4-3 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals. More>>

Sale gets 9 Ks, Moreland hits HR as Red Sox beat Twins 4-1

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Chris Sale pitched 6 1/3 overpowering innings with nine strikeouts, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the third straight game and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 in matchup of two of the AL's top teams. More>>

Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe's take

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John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour. More>>

Selanne, Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017

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Teemu Selanne and longtime Ducks teammate Paul Kariya headline the Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2017. More>>

The Latest: Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

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The NBA will announce the winner of the MVP and the other individual honors during the first NBA Awards show in New York. More>>

Baylor confirms NCAA investigation after sex abuse scandal

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Baylor confirms NCAA investigation after sex abuse scandal. More>>

Marlins trade SS Hechavarria to Rays for 2 minor leaguers

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The Miami Marlins have traded shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria to the Tampa Bay Rays for two minor leaguers. More>>

Charlie Sheen owner of Ruth memorabilia up for auction

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Charlie Sheen hasn't portrayed Babe Ruth in a film, but the actor was the owner of two of the most prized items of Ruth memorabilia. More>>

Stars acquire defenseman Marc Methot in a trade with Vegas

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The Dallas Stars have acquired veteran defenseman Marc Methot in a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights. More>>

LEADING OFF: Nationals take a look at K-Rod, Yankees ailing

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LEADING OFF: Nationals take a look at K-Rod, Yankees ailing. More>>

Mickelson thinks Mackay will caddie again soon

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Phil Mickelson thinks longtime caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay will have plenty of options for his next job. More>>

Brother of boxer Julio Cesar Chavez slain in home in Mexico

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Mexican authorities say the brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez has been killed in his home in western Mexico. More>>

Vikings' Floyd gets 1 day in jail for flunking alcohol test

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Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd is expected to appear in an Arizona court after being flagged for failed alcohol tests that are part of his monitoring for house arrest in Minnesota. More>>

Former Packers RB Ahman Green charged with child abuse

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Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has been charged in Brown County, Wisconsin, with child abuse. More>>

Diamondbacks beat Phillies 6-1

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Zack Greinke pitched five effective innings after a shaky start, Daniel Descalso had three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled to a 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. More>>

8-time All-Star Dwight Howard: I have a lot left in the tank

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Dwight Howard is 31 and entering his 14th NBA season, yet the eight-time All-Star said his best basketball is ahead of him. More>>

Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

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Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the America's Cup by routing software tycoon Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA. More>>

NHL movement just getting started going into free agency

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Moves made before and at the draft were just the start of some big shakeups around the NHL going into free agency. More>>

Bolt curious about who will replace him as fastest man

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Usain Bolt is curious as to who will replace him as the world's fastest man. More>>

Appeals court dismisses minor league player suit against MLB

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An appeals court has upheld a lower ruling which dismissed a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages. More>>

So Yeon Ryu becomes No. 1 in women's golf

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Two-time major champion So Yeon Ryu has a new title _ No. 1 in the world. More>>

Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one

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Westbrook turns in MVP-caliber season after Durant's departure. More>>

CWS FINALS: Things to know as LSU, Florida play for title

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CWS FINALS: Things to know as LSU, Florida play for national championship. More>>

New Jersey Devils putting no pressure on Nico Hischier

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As Nico Hischier is discovering, being taken No. 1 in the NHL Draft has its perks. More>>

Baylor says NCAA investigation is 'ongoing, pending'

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Baylor say the school is being investigated by the NCAA in the wake of a sexual assault scandal. More>>

FIFA accepts video reviews must improve after Russia

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FIFA's head of refereeing Massimo Busacca says video review has not always looked good in tests at the Confederations Cup. More>>

Dombrowski turns to Fister again, this time in Boston

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Doug Fister is again pitching for Dave Dombrowski, a reunion between a pitcher and an executive with plenty of history. More>>

Kevin Harvick wins at Sonoma for 1st victory of season

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Kevin Harvick raced to his first victory of the season, easily beating Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Clint Bowyer on the road course at Sonoma Raceway. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers try for 11th straight win, Hamels back

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers try for 11th straight win, Hamels back. More>>

Dodgers win 10th in row, beat Rockies 12-6; Bellinger 2 HRs

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The Los Angeles Dodgers found a new way to extend their winning streak to 10 games, scoring five runs on four wild pitches to go along with two more homers from rookie sensation Cody Bellinger in rallying past the Colorado Rockies 12-6. More>>

Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff

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Jordan Spieth holed out from 60 feet for birdie from a greenside bunker on the first hole of a playoff with Daniel Berger to win the Travelers Championship. More>>

Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup

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Known as one of the hardest-working squads in the world, Chile feels the wear and tear of its all-out style in the Confederations Cup. More>>

Chicharito trains separately ahead of Confed Cup semifinals

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Mexico star Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez trained separately from his teammates because of muscle fatigue, the latest concern for a Mexican team that has been struck by injuries at the Confederations Cup. More>>

Soccer game turns violent as fans of Mexican teams brawl

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A friendly soccer game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent when dozens of fans rushed the field at halftime and brawled. More>>

Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

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Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow promoted to Mets' high-A affiliate in Florida. More>>

Timo Werner abused in Germany but key to World Cup defense

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Timo Werner was the most prolific German player in the Bundesliga last season. More>>

Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

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Sportscaster Erin Andrews and former hockey player Jarret Stoll have tied the knot. More>>

Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao

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Jeff Horn has been preparing for his WBO welterweight world title bout against Manny Pacquiao in the quiet, outer suburbs. More>>

Big3 begins: 3-on-3 league has close games, not much Iverson

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Basketball's newest league started with a game-winning basket and an injured former NBA player. More>>

Healthy after kidney transplant, Merritt returns to worlds

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Aries Merritt will be making a return to the world championships. More>>

Osuna back on mound, finishes off Toronto's 8-2 win over KC

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Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning a day after saying he was dealing with anxiety issues, and Toronto avoided a sweep by beating the Kansas City Royals 8-2. More>>

Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

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Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand benefited from another mistake at the start by skipper Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA to win Race 7 of the America's Cup on the Great Sound. More>>

Maury Wills calls last game for North Dakota team

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Former Los Angeles Dodgers standout Maury Wills has retired again, this time from broadcasting. More>>

Diamondbacks beat Phillies 2-1 in 11 innings

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Daniel Descalso lined a run-scoring scoring single in the 11th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks extended the best start in franchise history with a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. More>>

Mahtook helps Tigers end 8-game skid, beat Padres 7-5

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Mikie Mahtook drove in three runs including a tiebreaking two-run single in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers snap an eight-game losing streak with a 7-5 win over the San Diego Padres. More>>

Costly error, missed chance as Cubs lose to Marlins 4-2

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The Chicago Cubs squandered a fine pitching performance by Mike Montgomery, stranding 11 runners and allowing three unearned runs to lose to the Miami Marlins, 4-2. More>>

Scott Dixon spoils Penske party to win at Road America

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Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race on Sunday at Road America to spoil the Team Penske party on the rural road course. More>>

Fred Couples rallies to win Champions event in Wisconsin

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Fred Couples rallied to win the American Family Insurance Open for his second PGA Tour Champions title of the year and 13th overall. More>>

So Yeon Ryu wins in Arkansas; 1st 2-time winner this year

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So Yeon Ryu became the LPGA Tour's first two-time winner this season, taking the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship with a tournament-record 18-under 195 total. More>>

Posada makes Old Timers' debut; Raines honored ahead of HOF

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Jorge Posada, Tim Raines and 31 other former players gathered at Yankee Stadium for the 71st Old Timers' Day. More>>

Once-homeless sisters mingle with track stars at nationals

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Three once-homeless sisters from New York City were guests of USA track and field at nationals after their rise to prominence in the sport. More>>

Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race

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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo profits from the chaos to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, while Sebastian Vettel extends his championship lead over Lewis Hamilton. More>>

FIFA's video review system under scrutiny again in Russia

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Video review has been used to show a red card to Cameroon defender Ernest Mabouka at the Confederations Cup on Sunday. More>>

Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion

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Timo Werner scored his first Germany goals to send the world champions into the Confederations Cup semifinals on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Cameroon, which had a player sent off after further confusion with the experimental video replays. More>>

Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the Aegon Classic final to win 1st title since playing hand injured in knife attack at her home. More>>

Sonnen tops Silva in unanimous decision at Bellator in NYC

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Ryan Bader defeated Phil Davis by split decision in his Bellator debut to win the promotion's light heavyweight championship at Madison Square Garden. More>>

Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title

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Roger Federer defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to win the Gerry Weber Open for the ninth time on Sunday. More>>

LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Barreto pop

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LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Barreto pop. More>>

Worth the wait: Bibens-Dirkx pitches Rangers past Yanks 8-1

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Austin Bibens-Dirkx pitched seven dazzling innings in his first shot at the New York Yankees after 12 seasons in the minors, and Carlos Gomez homered for the Texas Rangers in their 8-1 victory. More>>

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

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Alex Faedo pitched three-hit shutout ball for 7 1/3 innings in a second straight strong performance against TCU, and Florida moved to the College World Series finals with a 3-0 win. More>>

Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently conservative

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Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. More>>

Brazilian super-volunteer is back _ at her 2nd Confed Cup

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Mathilde Molla has worked as a volunteer in World Cups, Olympic Games and Confederations Cups. More>>

Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

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Jordan Spieth closed with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 4-under 66 in the Travelers Championship, giving him a one-stroke lead for the third straight round at TPC River Highlands. More>>

Russia has reasons for optimism despite Confed Cup exit

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When the anger subsides after another group stage exit and goalkeeping blunder, Russian fans might find they can be proud of their team at the Confederations Cup. More>>

European champion Portugal is not only about Ronaldo

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He may be a great player, but Portugal is not just Cristiano Ronaldo. More>>

Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win

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Kiwi power: New Zealand wins 5th straight race against Oracle in America's Cup in Bermuda. More>>

Los Angeles Kings prospect raised by 2 moms

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Los Angeles Kings take C Jaret Anderson-Dolan on 2nd day of NHL draft. More>>

Olson, Brugman, Barreto hit 1st HRs, A's rout White Sox 10-2

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Matt Olson hit his first two major league home runs, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto also launched their first career shots and the Oakland Athletics routed the Chicago White Sox 10-2. More>>

Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

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Chip Ganassi likes winners, and his drivers have him in prime position to celebrate another victory. More>>

Lester goes 7 innings to help Cubs beat Marlins 5-3

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Jon Lester gave up a three-run homer to J.T. Realmuto in the first inning and then settled down to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 5-3. More>>

Orioles avoid dubious pitching mark, Bundy beats Rays 8-3

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Dylan Bundy helped Baltimore avoid a dubious pitching record, throwing seven solid innings as the Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3. More>>

White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

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The Chicago White Sox have held a pregame ceremony to retire the No. 56 jersey worn by former star pitcher Mark Buehrle. More>>

Castroneves leads Penske march in Road America qualifying

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Team Penske will have a stranglehold on the first two rows of the IndyCar race at Road America. More>>

Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

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Host nation Russia put on a valiant effort but could not avoid early elimination at the Confederations Cup after a 2-1 loss to Mexico on Saturday, a result that secured the Mexicans' place in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up tournament. More>>

Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

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Jason Vargas picked up his major league-leading 11th victory as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2. More>>

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

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Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna feeling 'anxious' and 'weird'; closer says he is unsettled 'mentally'. More>>

Planes provide glimpse into private Sochi training sessions

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Perhaps keeping the ball on the ground should be the order from air traffic control rather than coaches in this southern Russian coastal resort. More>>

Paul Broadhurst maintains 2-stroke lead in Wisconsin

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Paul Broadhurst shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions at University Ridge to maintain a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' American Family Insurance Open. More>>

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

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Caleb Gilbert held LSU to two hits in 7 1/3 innings, Michael Papierski homered from both sides of the plate and LSU beat No. 1 national seed Oregon State 6-1 to reach the College World Series finals. More>>

Tony Kanaan back on familiar IndyCar ground at Road America

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Tony Kanaan feels like a veteran again this weekend at Road America after being treated like a rookie last week at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. More>>

Kvitova reaches first final since attack

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Lucie Safarova in the Aegon Classic semifinals to reach the first final since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home last year. More>>

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

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Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th international goal helped lift Portugal to a comfortable 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and into the Confederations Cup semifinals. More>>

Rangers put Perez on DL after LHP hurts right thumb at hotel

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Martin Perez has been placed on the 10-day disabled list after injuring the thumb on his non-pitching hand in an accident at the team hotel, the latest setback for a depleted Texas Rangers rotation. More>>

Germany's Goretzka in demand after new diet-aided healing

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Germany coach Joachim Loew says he has offered Leon Goretzka advice on his club future as the midfielder is linked with a move away from Schalke. More>>

AP Source: Blake Griffin opts out, becomes free agent

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A person with knowledge of the decision says Blake Griffin has told the Los Angeles Clippers he is becoming a free agent. More>>

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

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Magic Johnson welcomed Lonzo Ball back home to Los Angeles by calling him the new face of the Lakers. More>>

Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'

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The Boston Red Sox retired the No. 34 for slugger David Ortiz in a pregame ceremony before a packed Fenway Park. More>>

Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship

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Jordan Spieth shot a 1-under 69 to maintain a one-stroke lead midway through the second round of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. More>>

Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

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New Jersey Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft. More>>

Dodgers' Urias to have season-ending shoulder surgery

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Left-hander Julio Urias, the Los Angeles Dodgers' top prospect, needs shoulder surgery and will miss the rest of the season. More>>

Liberty to have a float in New York pride parade

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Shavonte Zellous is thrilled that the New York Liberty will have a float in Sunday's pride parade for the first time. More>>

Hiddink urges FIFA to pick best referees for World Cup

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FIFA should pick the best referees for the World Cup and not limit its list to one per nation, according to coaching great Guus Hiddink. More>>

Claudio Bravo fit again, says Chile coach

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Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi says Claudio Bravo is fit again and could start in goal against Australia at the Confederations Cup on Sunday. More>>

Shifted to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera asks Mets for trade

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Activated from the disabled list and inserted into the New York Mets' starting lineup at second base rather than shortstop, Asdrubal Cabrera said he wants to be traded. More>>

Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

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Derek Carr and general manager Reggie McKenzie never had any doubt that the two sides could reach a long-term contract agreement to keep the quarterback on the Raiders before Carr's self-imposed training camp deadline. More>>

Justin Gatlin holds off youngsters to win 100 at nationals

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Justin Gatlin surges past up-and-comer Christian Coleman near the finish line to win the 100 meters at the U.S. track and field championships. More>>

TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win

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Evan Skoug hit a bases-clearing double, four TCU pitchers combined on a five-hitter, and the Horned Frogs beat Florida 9-2 to force a second Bracket 2 final at the College World Series. More>>

Mejia, 3 relievers hold Indians to 4 hits in Twins' 5-0 win

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Adalberto Mejia combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 5-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians in a matchup of the AL Central's top two teams. More>>

Blackhawks deal Panarin and Hjalmarsson, get Saad back

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Chicago Blackhawks re-acquire F Brandon Saad in trade with Columbus Blue Jackets. More>>

LSU beats Oregon State 3-1 at CWS, ending 23-game win streak

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Alex Lange limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 1/3 innings, and LSU ended the Beavers' 23-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory to set up a winner-take-all Bracket 1 final at the College World Series. More>>

Frustrated fan: McEnroe says Knicks a 'total train wreck'

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John McEnroe was sitting just feet away when Charles Oakley was arrested during a Knicks game last season. More>>

Bowyer hopes to take Lightning McQueen to victory lane again

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Lightning McQueen went to NASCAR's victory lane last week when Kyle Larson drove the "Cars 3" vehicle to a win. Clint Bowyer has the paint scheme and Sonoma and wants to make it 2 wins in a row for the "Cars 3" character. More>>

It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

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Markelle Fultz made his official welcome to Philadelphia. More>>

California ban won't stop Alabama from hosting Fresno State

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The University of Alabama football game against Fresno State is expected to go on as scheduled this fall despite California announcing a ban on state travel to the state because of LGBT discrimination. More>>

Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco Rodriguez

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The Detroit Tigers have released Francisco Rodriguez, one day after the 35-year-old reliever allowed a grand slam to Robinson Cano in his latest rough outing. More>>

NASCAR crew chief Knaus missing race notes after theft

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Seven-time championship winning crew chief Chad Knaus had his laptop stolen from a rental car in San Francisco, and the devise held the notes for Jimmie Johnson's race this weekend at Sonoma. More>>

Former NBA player Marcus Camby sued over nephew's drowning

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Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby's Houston-area property last Thanksgiving. More>>

Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

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Arizona Coyotes acquire defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Chicago Blackhawks. More>>

USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges

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A judge has ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges alleging that he sexually assaulted six young gymnasts while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. More>>

Prosecutors appeal Hernandez's voided murder conviction

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Prosecutors are asking the highest court in Massachusetts to overturn a ruling that erased former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction in the 2013 killing of a semi-professional football player. More>>

Study: Most of women's college coaches are white and male

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On 45th anniversary of Title IX, a 'damning' report on hiring of coaches in women's college sports. More>>

Texas ex-track coach's discrimination lawsuit can go ahead

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The Texas Supreme Court has refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney. More>>

Sochi club withdraws from league in blow to World Cup plans

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The Russian city of Sochi's only professional soccer club says it's withdrawing from the league, in a move which calls World Cup legacy plans into question. More>>

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

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The Philadelphia 76ers selected guard Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. More>>

Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

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Ice Cube promises serious basketball for his new 3-on-3 basketball league. More>>

Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of Title IX

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Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of landmark Title IX at New York museum. More>>

Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

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Portugal coach Fernando Santos could deny himself the pleasure of seeing Cristiano Ronaldo play against New Zealand on Saturday. More>>

Messi offers to pay $558,000 to avoid 21-month jail sentence

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Lionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of 500,000 euros ($558,000) to ensure he avoids a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud that a judge is expected to suspend. More>>

America's Cup reaches crossroads as Kiwis near win

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The first and perhaps only America's Cup sailed in the Bermuda Triangle could be over as soon as Sunday afternoon. More>>

76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

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The Philadelphia 76ers have put the next phase of The Process in the hands of Washington guard Markelle Fultz. More>>

LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back

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LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back. More>>

Fewer players with international ties picked in NBA draft

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There was a distinct international feel to the NBA Draft, as usual, but nowhere near as impactful as the record haul of 27 a year ago. More>>

Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls

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Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Chicago Bulls have traded three-time All-Star Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 overall draft pick. More>>

The Latest: Sports doctor to stand trial on assault charges

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A longtime sports doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics has been ordered to trial on charges alleging he sexually assaulted six young gymnasts while they sought treatment for injuries. More>>

AP source: Raiders QB Derek Carr agrees to $125M extension

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AP source: Quarterback Derek Carr has finalized a five-year, $125 million contract extension that will keep him tied to the Raiders through the 2022 season. More>>

Russians hit the bar as beer ban lifted for Confed Cup

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Russia's soccer team couldn't hit the target against Portugal, but at least its fans could hit the bar. More>>

Cavaliers watch NBA draft as Billups watch continues

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AP sources: Cavaliers and Chauncey Billups still in contact, but not offer made for front-office position. More>>

Jordan Spieth shoots 63 to take lead in Travelers debut

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Connecticut native Brett Stegmaier shot a 6-under 64 to tie Johnson Wagner for the early lead on opening day of the Travelers Championship. More>>

Coyotes, Tippett mutually agree to part ways

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The Arizona Coyotes and coach Dave Tippett have mutually agreed to part ways after 8 seasons. More>>

Chiefs sign Andy Reid to extension, part with GM John Dorsey

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The Chiefs have given coach Andy Reid a contract extension and parted ways with general manager John Dorsey. More>>

The Latest: Butler trade, freshmen picks highlight NBA draft

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The plaza outside Barclays Center is decorated in green and blue _ as in Celtics green and 76ers blue. More>>

TCU's Wymer stymies Louisville in 4-3 CWS win; Florida next

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Sean Wymer struck out national player of the year Brendan McKay in two key situations while pitching 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief, and TCU was on the right side of two close plays in a 4-3 win over Louisville in a College World Series elimination game. More>>

Jackson has 3 hits, 3 RBIs to carry Indians past Orioles 6-3

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Austin Jackson had three hits and three RBIs, Erik Gonzalez homered and the Cleveland Indians put on another offensive show at the expense of the Baltimore Orioles in a 6-3 victory. More>>

AP source: Jeter doesn't have money needed to buy Marlins

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A person familiar with the negotiations says Derek Jeter has told the Miami Marlins he still doesn't have the necessary money to buy the team but is close. More>>

Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

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New Jersey Devils ready to go with No. 1 pick in NHL draft. More>>

Cubs send struggling Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa

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Chicago Cubs send struggling slugger Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa. More>>

Trump wants Jets owner, former Dodgers co-owner as US envoys

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President Donald Trump says he'll nominate New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, former LA Dodgers co-owner Jamie McCourt to be U.S. ambassadors. More>>

LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back

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LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back. More>>

'Small gesture' for Big Papi: Boston names street for Ortiz

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The city of Boston renamed a street next to Fenway Park 'David Ortiz Drive'. More>>

Goldschmidt homers as D-Backs rout Rockies, 10-3

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Goldschmidt, Owings hit 3-run homers, Godley pitches strongly into the eighth as Diamondbacks beat Rockies, 10-3. More>>

Blackhawks unsure how they'll address Hossa's absence

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Chicago Blackhawks unsure how they will address Marian Hossa's absence. More>>

Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

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Carlos Gomez homered twice to drive in five runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4. More>>

Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

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Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball are expected to be the top two picks in the NBA draft. More>>

Sanchez scores early but Chile held by Germany to a 1-1 draw

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Alexis Sanchez struck early to become Chile's all-time leading scorer on Thursday as the South American champions were held by Germany's young squad to a 1-1 draw that kept the teams from securing a spot in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup. More>>

Expansion Vegas loads up on D-men, could make more trades

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The Vegas Golden Knights loaded up on defensemen at the expansion draft and could make more trades in the coming days. More>>

5 years after Sandusky conviction, many unresolved issues

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5 years after Jerry Sandusky's conviction in the sex molestation scandal at Penn State, many related issues are still working their way through courts. More>>

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

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Edmonton captain Connor McDavid has won his first Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player. More>>

Ai Miyazato relaxed on course in final season on LPGA Tour

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Ai Miyazato, who will retire after this season, more relaxed heading into LPGA event this week in Arkansas. More>>

Florida adds former NHL MVP Chris Pronger to front office

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Former NHL MVP Chris Pronger has joined the Florida Panthers' front office as a senior adviser to team president Dale Tallon. More>>

Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

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Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is getting a street named in his honor in Boston, joining the bridge already named after him in the city. More>>

Athletics designate popular catcher Vogt for assignment

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Catcher Stephen Vogt has been designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics, while rookie infielder Matt Chapman went on the 10-day disabled list with a knee infection that has kept him out of three straight games. More>>

Puig, Grandal power Dodgers past Mets 8-2 and into 1st place

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Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer, Yasmani Grandal added two solo shots and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers took over first place in the NL West by battering New York Mets pitching again for an 8-2 victory. More>>

Qatar stadium safety concerns raised by death investigation

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An investigation into why a British man fell to his death on a Qatar World Cup site has raised concerns about the safety of a catwalk in a stadium roof. More>>

A strong field at Hartford, a record at stake on LPGA Tour

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THE WEEK AHEAD: McIlroy, Day, Spieth in action at Travelers; LPGA on verge of 16th week with a different winner. More>>

LEADING OFF: NL West showdown at Coors, M's Moore debuts

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LEADING OFF: NL West showdown at Coors, M's Moore debuts. More>>

Where Europe meets Asia, Kazan offers rich diversity

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Exotic Kazan offers fans rich history, diverse culture, beautiful buildings _ and even a beach. More>>

Return of 'Great Montreal Raft Race' put the fun back in F1

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Trading the paddock for paddles, return of 'Great Montreal Raft Race' put the fun back in F1. More>>

Hockey great Dionne compliments Aly Raisman's legs on stage

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Three-time Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman endured an awkward moment on stage at the NHL awards show after Hall of Fame hockey star Marcel Dionne complimented her legs. More>>

Dyson sparks Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over Tigers

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Jarrod Dyson's bunt single broke up Justin Verlander's bid for a perfect game in the sixth inning and sparked the Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over the Detroit Tigers. More>>

AP source: Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day

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A person familiar with the negotiations says Cavaliers owner met with former NBA star Chauncey Billups again about front-office job. More>>

Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

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Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals. More>>

Marlins rally in 8th to beat Scherzer and Nats 2-1

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Max Scherzer's bid for the third no-hitter of his career ended with one out in the eighth inning, and he then gave up two unearned runs as the Miami Marlins rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1. More>>

Gregorius, Holliday HR, Yanks thump Angels 8-4 to end skid

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Didi Gregorius and Matt Holliday each hit a go-ahead homer and New York piled on from there, lifting the Yankees over the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 to snap a season-high seven-game losing streak. More>>

Blackhawks' Hossa to miss next season with skin disorder

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Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire 2017-18 NHL season because of a progressive skin disorder. More>>

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

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The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall. More>>

Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS

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Jared Poche' became LSU's all-time wins leader, Jake Slaughter hit a three-run homer, and the Tigers eliminated Florida State from the College World Series with a 7-4 win Wednesday night. More>>

Padres beat Cubs 3-2 on Torrens' bases-loaded walk

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Erick Aybar hit a tying home run in the sixth inning, Luis Torrens walked with the bases loaded against Koji Uehara in the eighth and the San Diego Padres stopped a three-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Cubs 3-2. More>>

The Latest: Connor McDavid wins Hart Trophy as the NHL MVP

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The Latest on the NHL Awards show and expansion draft. More>>

Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base

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Braves star Freddie Freeman is '100 percent go' on making move from first base to third base to keep Matt Adams' bat in the lineup. More>>

Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

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Mexico asserted its superiority in the second half against New Zealand to avoid a Confederations Cup embarrassment, coming from behind to win a fiery Group A encounter 2-1. More>>

Azarenka makes winning return after break to have baby

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Former top-ranked Victoria Azarenka made a winning return to tennis after a year out to have a baby _ but she first had to save three match points at the Mallorca Open on Wednesday. More>>

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