Stone wins Scottish Open, misses 1st 59 on European Tour

Brandon Stone sank to his knees and dropped his putter in despair after narrowly missing out on becoming the first player to shoot a round of 59 on the European Tour
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Truex seeking more success after third win in 6 NASCAR races

Defending NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. aims to continue roll that has earned 3 wins in 6 starts
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The Latest: Tseng of Taiwan wins Wimbledon boys' title

Top-seeded Chun Hsin Tseng of Taiwan won the junior boys' title at Wimbledon, stopping Jack Draper from becoming the first British champion in 56 years
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Carnoustie presents a fast, brown look for British Open

Fast and furious: Dry summer means a brown, fast British Open at Carnoustie
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The Latest: Djokovic celebrates 4th Wimbledon title with son

Novak Djokovic had an extra person join his player box to celebrate his fourth Wimbledon title
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The Latest: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 13th major title

Novak Djokovic won his fourth Wimbledon title with a 6-2, 6-2 7-6 (3) victory over Kevin Anderson
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The Latest: French fans pack World Cup fan zones for final

French fans have packed the Paris fan zone near the Eiffel Tower to watch a broadcast of the World Cup final between France and Croatia
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The Latest: Croatia's Mandzukic kicks off World Cup final

Croatia's Mario Mandzukic has taken the kickoff for his team in the World Cup final against France. As their national anthem rang out around the Luzhniki stadium, Croatian fans unfurled a banner reading, "one heart, one strength, my country Croatia."
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The Latest: Countdown on with players on field for final

The French and Croatian teams are on the field for their World Cup final
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The Latest: Croatian president: Sports can show Balkan unity

Croatia's president says no matter what happens in the World Cup final the unexpected success of her small country's hard-working, underdog team means that "we're a winner."
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The Latest: Will Smith features in World Cup closing show

The closing ceremony for the World Cup has started ahead of the final between France and Croatia.
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Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes out of Tour

John Degenkolb won a three-man sprint to conclude the action-packed cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France on Sunday
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The Latest: Macron, Sarkozy unite behind France in final

French President Emmanuel Macron has been joined by former president Nicolas Sarkozy as guests of FIFA to see their national team play Croatia in the World Cup final
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The Latest: Djokovic 1 set away from 4th Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic is one set away from a fourth Wimbledon title
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The Latest: Sign of the times as stadium changes for final

There was new signage inside Luzhniki Stadium for the championship between Croatia and France.
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The Latest: Players warm up as World Cup final kickoff nears

France and Croatia have taken the field to warm up for the World Cup final in Moscow, with kickoff less than an hour away
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The Latest: Putin to present World Cup to winning captain

Russian President Vladimir Putin will help present the trophy to the winning captain after the World Cup final
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The Latest: UK PM and London Mayor watching Wimbledon final

If Kevin Anderson needs help putting a positive spin on the first set of the Wimbledon final, he need look no further than the British political heavyweights in the royal box on Centre Court
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The Latest: France, Croatia have unchanged lineups for final

France and Croatia will take unchanged lineups into the World Cup final
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Kerber set for sustained success after Wimbledon title

The changes Angelique Kerber has made on the court helped her win a first Wimbledon title. She believes the changes she has made off the court will ensure her second coming as a dominant force in the women's game endures.
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The Latest: Fans gather in rainy Zagreb to watch World Cup

Croatian fans are braving rainy weather to gather in squares and streets around the country ahead of the World Cup final with France
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The Latest: Djokovic races to first set in Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic has taken the first set of his Wimbledon final against Kevin Anderson 6-2 in just 29 minutes
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The Latest: Thousands gather to welcome home the Red Devils

Thousands of fans have filled the historic Grand Place in Brussels to welcome home the Belgium team after its third-place finish in the World Cup
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The Latest: Croatia arrives at stadium for World Cup final

The Croatia squad has arrived for the World Cup final a few minutes after French turned up at the Luzhniki Stadium
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The Latest: France arrives at stadium for World Cup final

The France team has arrived at the Luzhniki Stadium for the World Cup final against Croatia
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The Latest: World Cup trophy arrives at Luzhniki Stadium

The World Cup trophy has arrived at the Luzhniki Stadium
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The Latest: Croatian president asks Russia to back her team

The area around Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium is filling up with fans ahead of the World Cup final between Croatia and France
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The Latest: Fans flying flags at World Cup final stadium

The area around Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium is filling up with fans ahead of the World Cup final between Croatia and France
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The Latest: Putin passes torch to Qatar for World Cup 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin has formally passed the torch to Qatar for the World Cup in 2022
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Djokovic eyes 4th Wimbledon title, facing Anderson in final

Novak Djokovic will be trying to win his fourth Wimbledon championship when he faces Kevin Anderson in the men's singles final
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Porte crashes out of Tour before feared cobblestones

The highly awaited cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France is underway and already has claimed its first victim
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From young Mbappe to aging keeper, the World Cup in records

Kylian Mbappe's breakout performances, 11 own goals and very few red cards despite all Neymar's dives
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LEADING OFF: Cards move on from Matheny, skidding Braves

LEADING OFF: Cards move on from Matheny, Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of All-Star Game with injury, Gary Sanchez to start rehab stint
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St. Louis stunner: Cards fire Matheny with club near .500

The St. Louis Cardinals have stunningly fired manager Mike Matheny during his seventh season with the team hovering around .500
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Indians C Yan Gomes finds out he's an All-Star while batting

Indians catcher Yan Gomes has been named an All-Star for the first time
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LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of ASG

LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of All-Star Game with injury, Gary Sanchez to start rehab stint
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The Latest: Swiatek wins Wimbledon girls' title

Iga Swiatek defeated Leonie Kung 6-4, 6-2 to win the Wimbledon girls' title
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The Latest: Frustrated Williams surprises Kerber's coach

Angelique Kerber's coach thought 'frustration' led Serena Williams to try and hit the ball at his player during the Wimbledon final
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The Latest: Mike Bryan, Jack Sock win Wimbledon doubles

Mike Bryan won his record-tying 17th Grand Slam men's doubles title, and first without his brother, by teaming with fellow American Jack Sock to beat Raven Klassen of South Africa and Michael Venus of New Zealand in the Wimbledon final
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The Latest: Czech duo complete Slam double at Wimbledon

Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova won their second successive Grand Slam title with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 victory over Kveta Peschke and Nicole Melichar in the Wimbledon women's doubles final
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A youthful France faces veteran-laden Croatia for World Cup

A young France team full of speed and skill will face a veteran Croatia squad that can never be counted out in Sunday's World Cup final
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WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at the World Cup's final day

WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at the World Cup's final day
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Matchups in Sunday's World Cup final between France, Croatia

A look at the matchups in Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia
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The Latest: Martinez praises Belgians for style, substance

Roberto Martinez believes his Belgium lineup deserves high praise for its third-place finish at the World Cup
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Serena Williams set to 'be a contender to win Grand Slams'

Serena Williams is ready to look ahead to the U.S. Open after her loss to Angelique Kerber in the Wimbledon final
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The Latest: Southgate signs off from Russia with some love

The man who restored England's mojo at the World Cup and brought the waist coast (or vest) back into fashion has signed off after a fourth-place finish with some love for Russia
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The Latest: Kerber defeats Williams to win Wimbledon

Angelique Kerber claimed her first Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over seven-time champion Serena Williams
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The Latest: French aim to avoid repeat of mistake from 2016

France captain Hugo Lloris says the team will not repeat a mistake of two years ago when it plays Croatia in the World Cup final
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Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match
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The Latest: Belgium gets 3rd spot with 2-0 win over England

Belgium has achieved its best World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in a third-place playoff
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The Latest: Kerber leads Williams in Wimbledon final

Angelique Kerber has taken the first set 6-3 against Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final
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The Latest: Hazard doubles Belgium's lead in 3rd-place game

Eden Hazard has given Belgium a 2-0 lead over England in the World Cup third-place playoff
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The Latest: FIFA socks it to England, again

FIFA has fined England $69,900 for a second time at the World Cup for players wearing non-approved socks
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The Latest: Markle watches Williams seek 8th Wimbledon title

Meghan Markle is watching Serena Williams go for an eighth Wimbledon title
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The Latest: Holey socks _ England's Rose replaced at half

The holes in Danny Rose's socks generated plenty of online debate during England's World Cup third-place playoff against Belgium
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As World Cup ends, Russia faces uncertain football legacy

Russia's World Cup is coming to an end, leaving the host nation with newfound confidence on the field but some host cities burdened with costly arenas
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Groenewegen wins 2nd straight stage at Tour; cobbles ahead

Dylan Groenewegen won a second consecutive stage at the Tour de France when he sprinted to the finish on Saturday, and Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a fifth consecutive day
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The Latest: Belgium 1-0 at halftime in 3rd-place playoff

Belgium has taken a 1-0 lead into halftime in its World Cup third-place playoff against England. Thomas Meunier gave the Belgians the lead in the fourth minute, scoring from close range off a cross from Nacer Chadli
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The Latest: Djokovic outlasts Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic advanced to a fifth Wimbledon final with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal
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Groenewegen wins 2nd consecutive stage at Tour de France

Dylan Groenewegen won a second consecutive stage at the Tour de France when he sprinted to the finish on Saturday, and Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a fifth consecutive day
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Reasons why Croatia will win the World Cup

Don't write off Croatia in the World Cup final against France
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Reasons why France will win the World Cup

Reasons why France will win the World Cup final
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The Latest: Nadal, Djokovic 7-7 in 5th set

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are level at 7-7 in the fifth set of their Wimbledon semifinal
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The Latest: Meunier gives Belgium 1-0 lead over England

Thomas Meunier has given Belgium a 1-0 lead over England in the World Cup third-place playoff
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Out of adversity, Modric and Croatia to play for World Cup

Although small in stature, Luka Modric wields a big influence when he is on the soccer field
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The Latest: Nadal takes Djokovic to 5th set at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal has forced a fifth set against Novak Djokovic in their Wimbledon semifinal
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The Latest: Djokovic, Nadal resume Wimbledon semifinal

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have resumed their Wimbledon semifinal
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10 months after having baby, Williams in Wimbledon final

About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber
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Chelsea hires Sarri as manager, replacing fired Conte

Chelsea has hired Maurizio Sarri as its manager on a three-year contract
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Syndergaard wins in return from DL as Mets top Nationals 4-2

Noah Syndergaard wins in return from DL as New York Mets top Washington Nationals 4-2
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Blue Jays win 13-7, snap Red Sox win streak at 10 games

Pillar, Smoak star as Toronto Blue Jays stop Boston's 10-game win streak with 13-7 victory over Red Sox
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LEADING OFF: Utley retirement tour, Gray back from minors

LEADING OFF: Utley retirement tour, Jon Gray returns from Triple-A, Thames hammy issue
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Nadal-Djokovic match suspended at Wimbledon after 3rd set

Wimbledon crowd left wanting more after Djokovic-Nadal semifinal suspended because of curfew
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Dodgers' Chase Utley to retire at season's end for family

Chase Utley's baseball career will be over at season's end
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The Latest: Nadal-Djokovic to resume at 1 p.m. Saturday

The Wimbledon semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will resume at 1 p.m. on Saturday
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The Latest: Nadal-Djokovic semifinal suspended after 3rd set

The Wimbledon semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal has been suspended
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The Latest: Nadal wins 2nd set vs Djokovic at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal won the second set 6-3 to level his Wimbledon semifinal against Novak Djokovic at one set all
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The Latest: Murray in mixed doubles final at Wimbledon

Jamie Murray is one win away from a second straight Wimbledon mixed doubles title after reaching the final with Victoria Azarenka
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The Latest: Juniors play marathon match at Wimbledon

The juniors have been doing their best impression of the pros at Wimbledon
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The Latest: Djokovic wins 1st set vs Nadal at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic has won the first set 6-4 in his Wimbledon semifinal against Rafael Nadal
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2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL
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The Latest: Krejcikova, Siniakova reach doubles final

Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova are one win away from back-to-back Grand Slam titles after advancing to the Wimbledon women's doubles final
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The Latest: 2nd semifinal starts under roof at Wimbledon

The second Wimbledon semifinal between top-ranked Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic has started under the roof on Centre Court
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Mbappe, France to face Modric, Croatia for World Cup title

The speedy skills of 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe will be up against the cool control of Luka Modric when France faces Croatia on Sunday in the World Cup final
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The Latest: Anderson beats Isner in Wimbledon epic

Kevin Anderson outlasted John Isner in the second longest match ever played at Wimbledon after winning the fifth set of their semifinal 26-24 after more than 6 ½ hours
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The Latest: Djokovic waiting for Wimbledon epic to end

Novak Djokovic is playing marbles instead of tennis as he waits for a chance to get on to Centre Court at Wimbledon
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The Latest: Isner-Anderson is 2nd longest Wmbledon match

The five-set semifinal between Kevin Anderson and John Isner has become the second longest match in Wimbledon history
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Despite off-field chaos, limited resources, Croatia in final

Victory over France in Moscow on Sunday would hand Croatia its first major soccer title, and create a chance for the country to build its soccer infrastructure
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Southgate and Martinez tackle a game no one wants to play

England's Gareth Southgate and Belgium's Roberto Martinez are working on a tricky coaching problem _ how to motivate a team for a game no one wants to play
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The Latest: Isner-Anderson is longest Wimbledon semifinal

The five-set match between Kevin Anderson and John Isner has become the longest semifinal in Wimbledon history
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The Latest: Croatia, Sweden fined $50,000 for branded socks

FIFA has fined Croatia and Sweden 50,000 Swiss francs ($49,990) each for players wearing non-approved socks in games against England
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The Latest: Anderson takes Isner to 5th set at Wimbledon

The Wimbledon semifinal between Kevin Anderson and John Isner is going to a fifth set
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The Latest: Daniels' lawyer to join Navratilova at Wimbledon

The lawyer who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels will be a guest of Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon this weekend
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The Latest: Isner wins 3rd set of Wimbledon semi vs Anderson

John Isner is one set away from his first Grand Slam final, despite finally having his serve broken for the first time at Wimbledon
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The Latest: Will Smith shares some love for Ronaldo, Neymar

Will Smith loves Cristiano Ronaldo, won't hear a bad word spoken against Neymar, and accepts Brazil could have done better
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The Latest: Isner wins 2nd set of Wimbledon semi vs Anderson

John Isner has won the second set against Kevin Anderson 7-6 (5) to level their Wimbledon semifinal at 1-1
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The Latest: Southgate wants few changes for 3rd-place game

England coach Gareth Southgate says he wants to make only a few changes for his team's third-place match against Belgium
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The Latest: Anderson wins 1st set of Wimbledon semifinal

Kevin Anderson has won the first set of his Wimbledon semifinal against John Isner 7-6 (6)
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CR7 ice-cream and pizza: Ronaldo mania is in full swing

Turin now boasts CR7 ice-cream and pizza as Ronaldo mania gets into full swing in the city
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The Latest: About 60 Nigerians seek help at Moscow embassy

About 60 Nigerian men who say they have been trafficked into Russia during the World Cup are camping outside their country's embassy in Moscow asking for help
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10 months after baby, Serena in Wimbledon final vs. Kerber

Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only the fourth tournament she's played since returning to the tour after having a baby
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The Latest: Men's Wimbledon semifinals underway

The first men's semifinal has started at Wimbledon, with Kevin Anderson of South Africa taking on John Isner of the U.S.
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The Latest: FIFA says World Cup can ease tensions over Qatar

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says talks over changing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar can ease tensions with regional neighbors
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In 4th event of return, Serena in Wimbledon final vs. Kerber

Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only the fourth tournament she's played since returning to the tour after having a baby
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Nadal-Djokovic, Isner-Anderson in Wimbledon men's semifinals

The Wimbledon semifinal between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is their 52nd tour-level meeting, more than any other two men in tennis history
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FIFA invites rescued Thai boys to London awards event

The boys soccer team in Thailand rescued from a flooded cave this week has been invited to FIFA's annual awards event
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Chelsea fires manager Antonio Conte after 2 years in charge

Chelsea has fired manager Antonio Conte after a two-year tenure in which he won the Premier League and FA Cup titles
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Pujols hits 630th HR, ties Griffey for 6th; Angels rout M's

Albert Pujols hit two home runs to tie Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place on the career list with 630, and the Los Angeles Angels rolled to an 11-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners
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LEADING OFF: Red Sox rolling, Thor returns, Bay Area battle

LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns, Bay Area battle, Harvey finding his form, Buehler back for Dodgers
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LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns

LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns, Bay Area battle, Harvey finding his form, Buehler back for Dodgers
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Scherzer, HRs by Rendon, Harper lead Nationals over Mets 5-4

Max Scherzer made a final pitch to start the All-Star Game on his own mound, Anthony Rendon hit two homers and Bryce Harper also connected, leading the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-4
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Yankees score twice in 8th off Kluber, top Indians 7-4

Yankees score twice in 8th off Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, top Indians 7-4.
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Ex-Knicks star Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino

Enforcement agents with Nevada's casino regulatory agency are accusing former NBA player Charles Oakley of gambling fraud
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The Open returns to the nasty links of Carnoustie

BRITISH OPEN '18: Carnoustie has reputation as toughest links and the nickname 'Car-nasty' to match
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Wimbledon glance: Nadal, Djokovic to renew rivalry in semis

This is the first time all four male semifinalists at a Grand Slam tournament are in their 30s
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The Latest: British hopes alive in Wimbledon mixed doubles

Despite Andy Murray's absence and the failure of any British singles players to make it to the second week, the host nation is guaranteed to be represented right until the end of Wimbledon
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WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup

WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup
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Dumoulin and Bardet lose time at Tour after bikes break

Tour de France contenders Tom Dumoulin and Romain Bardet both lost significant time in the overall standings on Thursday after spokes on their wheels snapped near the uphill end of Stage 6
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The Latest: Pitana gets 1st and final whistles at World Cup

FIFA has selected Nestor Pitana to referee the World Cup final between France and Croatia
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The Latest: Police to pour into Paris for dual celebrations

Paris is pouring police into the streets this weekend for what the French people hope will be back-to-back celebration
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The Latest: Markle to watch Williams in Wimbledon final

In her 10th Wimbledon final, Serena Williams is likely to have the support of the royal box
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The Latest: Bryan, Sock reach Wimbledon final on Slam debut

Former Wimbledon men's doubles champions Mike Bryan and Jack Sock are into the final at their first Grand Slam tournament playing together
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The Latest: FIFA reports 0 doping cases in World Cup testing

FIFA has reported no doping cases from almost 4,000 samples taken since January in a testing program for the World Cup finals
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Famous dive in last France-Croatia World Cup match

One of the most notorious dives in soccer history took pace the last time France played Croatia in the World Cup
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The Latest: England fans investigated for offensive chants

FIFA investigating reports of offensive chants and discriminatory behavior by a small group of England fans during the World Cup semifinal loss to Croatia in Moscow.
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Daniel Martin wins Stage 6 of Tour, Van Avermaet keeps lead

Daniel Martin won an uphill finish to claim Stage 6 of the Tour de France on Thursday, while Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a third consecutive day
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Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with 2-set win

Serena Williams reached her 10th Wimbledon final by beating Julia Goerges on Germany 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals
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The Latest: Williams through to 10th Wimbledon final

Serena Williams overcame a late stutter to advance to her 10th Wimbledon singles final with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Julia Goerges
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England, Belgium to play for 3rd place at World Cup

England defender Kyle Walker is finding meaning in the World Cup game no one wants to play
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The Latest: Williams takes 1st set in Wimbledon semifinal

Serena Williams is one set away from a 10th Wimbledon final.
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The Latest: Check it out, Croatia's checks back for final

Finally, Croatia is going to wear its red-and-white check shirts again at the World Cup
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The Latest: Williams starts her 11th Wimbledon semifinal

The 11th Wimbledon semifinal for Serena Williams is underway on Centre Court
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The Latest: Front and center is a tough spot at World Cup

FIFA technical director Marco van Basten has a little bit of sympathy for center forwards at this World Cup
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Former No. 1 Kerber tops Ostapenko; into 2nd Wimbledon final

Angelique Kerber reached her second Wimbledon final by playing steady, mistake-free tennis in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Jelena Ostapenko
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The Latest: Brzeczek replaces Nawalka as Poland head coach

Jerzy Brzeczek has been appointed as head coach of Poland to replace Adam Nawalka after the team's group-stage exit at the World Cup
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The Latest: Kerber eases into 2nd Wimbledon final

Angelique Kerber advanced to her second Wimbledon final with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Jelena Ostapenko
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The Latest: Van Basten rejects criticism of Putin meeting

Ex-Netherlands player and coach Marco van Basten says he only discussed soccer with Russian President Vladimir Putin during meetings at the World Cup
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The Latest: Expert panel praises Belgium's tactical approach

Belgium outwitting Brazil in the quarterfinals has been rated by FIFA's expert panel as the best tactical success at the World Cup
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The Latest: Kerber takes opening set in Wimbledon semifinal

Angelique Kerber has taken the opening set of her Wimbledon semifinal 6-3 against Jelena Ostapenko
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30-love Wimbledon semifinals: Nadal-Djokovic, Isner-Anderson

After so much speculation about a possible Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, 10 years after their last, the tennis world instead will get a semifinal featuring another outstanding rivalry: Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic
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The Latest: Ostapenko in Wimbledon semifinal debut vs Kerber

Jelena Ostapenko has started her first Wimbledon semifinal and is playing against two-time Grand Slam winner Angelique Kerber
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Williams looks to extend Slam finals streak at Wimbledon

Serena Williams will attempt to reach a Grand Slam final for the 12th straight season as she faces Julia Goerges in the Wimbledon semifinals on Thursday
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LEADING OFF: Severino vs Kluber; Red Sox go for 10th in row

LEADING OFF: Severino faces Kluber in marquee matchup between 2 of AL's best; Red Sox go for 10th straight win; Mad Max to the rescue for scuffling Nats
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LEADING OFF: Severino vs Kluber; Max to the rescue for Nats

LEADING OFF: Severino faces Kluber in marquee matchup between 2 of AL's best; Mad Max to the rescue for scuffling Nationals
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Aguilar, Segura win online vote for final All-Star spots

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar and Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura have won the final two roster spots for next week's All-Star Game in Washington
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The Latest: Croatia defender demands respect at World Cup

Croatia defender Dejan Lovren says people should show him more respect now he's going to play in a World Cup final
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All those oh, so nears and more for England at World Cup

England's wait to win its first trophy since 1966 goes on
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The Latest: Perisic ready to take his chance against France

Two decades after watching Croatia's World Cup semifinal loss against France on TV, Ivan Perisic helped his country reach the final for the first time. To win the World Cup title in Moscow on Sunday, Croatia will have to beat France.
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England's Kane misses out on golden shot at World Cup title

Harry Kane will likely come home from the World Cup with the Golden Boot as the tournament's top scorer
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The Latest: A World Cup of hurt for England semifinal loss

Harry Kane and his England squad stayed on the field long after the 2-1 extra-time loss to Croatia, acknowledging the thousands of traveling fans who'd come to Russia to see the Three Lions play in a World Cup semifinal for the first time in 28 years
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The Latest: Andy Murray debuts as commentator at Wimbledon

Andy Murray made his debut as a BBC commentator for the Wimbledon quarterfinal between Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro
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The Latest: Croatia into World Cup final with win vs England

Croatia is going to the World Cup final for the first time after beating England 2-1 in extra time. Mario Mandzukic scored the clincher in the second half of extra time in the semifinal to secure a spot in Sunday's final against France
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The Latest: Murray, Azarenka reach mixed doubles quarters

Jamie Murray remained on course for a second straight mixed doubles title at Wimbledon after he and Victoria Azarenka reached the quarterfinals
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The Latest: Croatia takes 2-1 lead in extra time vs England

Mario Mandzukic has given Croatia a 2-1 lead over England in the second half of extra time in their World Cup semifinal
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The Latest: Croatia, England 1-1 midway through extra time

England and Croatia's World Cup semifinal is still level at 1-1 midway through extra time after Croatian defender Sime Vrsaljko blocked a shot on the line
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The Latest: Nadal outlasts del Potro in Wimbledon quarters

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal outlasted Juan Martin del Potro in a crowd-pleasing five-set duel to reach his first Wimbledon semifinal since 2011
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The Latest: Croatia-England going to extra time in semifinal

England and Croatia are going to extra time after the World Cup semifinal finished 1-1 in regulation
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The Latest: Isner reaches 1st Grand Slam semi at Wimbledon

John Isner beat Milos Raonic of Canada 6-7 (5), 7-6 (7), 6-4, 6-3 to set up a meeting with Kevin Anderson of South Africa in Wimbledon's last four
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Robinson hits her 1st 3 in WNBA; Lynx top Fever 87-65

Sylvia Fowles had 20 points, 10 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 87-65; Danielle Robinson makes first 3-pointer in her 7-year WNBA career
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The Latest: Perisic equalizes at 1-1 for Croatia in semis

Ivan Perisic has volleyed in an equalizer for Croatia to make it 1-1 in the World Cup semifinal against England
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The Latest: Mattek-Sands' Wimbledon return ends in quarters

Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova have been beaten in the Wimbledon women's doubles quarterfinals
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The Latest: England leads Croatia 1-0 an hour into semifinal

England leads lead Croatia 1-0 an hour into the World Cup semifinal, with Kieran Tripper's fifth-minute free kick still holding up.
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The Latest: Wimbledon fans tuning in to World Cup semifinal

It seems even some tennis fans at Wimbledon would rather watch England's World Cup semifinal than closely watch the action at the All England Club
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The Latest: England leads 1-0 at halftime in World Cup semis

England leads 1-0 at halftime in the World Cup semifinal against Croatia
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The Latest: Trippier gives England 1-0 lead over Croatia

Kieran Trippier has given England a 1-0 lead with a fifth-minute free kick in the World Cup semifinal against Croatia. Trippier scored with England's first shot of the game, curling the direct free kick over the wall and into the top-right of the goal
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The Latest: England kicks off vs Croatia in World Cup semis

England and Croatia's World Cup semifinal has kicked off. England got the game started at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium.
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The Latest: No British state representative at semifinals

There's no British state representative in the VIP box for England's first World Cup semifinal in 28 years
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The Latest: Croatia's Vida jeered after making Ukraine video

Some fans at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium have jeered when Croatia defender Domagoj Vida's name was announced ahead of his team's World Cup semifinal match against England
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The Latest: England and Croatia on field preparing for semis

The Croatia and England squads have taken the field to warm up for their World Cup semifinal match at the Luzhniki Stadium
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Sagan wins hilly Tour stage as Froome avoids trouble

Peter Sagan had the yellow jersey holder to thank for his victory on Stage 5 of the Tour de France
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The Latest: Michel, Macron discuss World Cup at NATO summit

The topic of the World Cup was always going to be raised at the NATO summit with French President Emmanuel Macron and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel both there
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The Latest: Croatia makes 1 lineup change for semifinals

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic has selected midfielder Marcelo Brozovic to replace forward Andrej Kramaric in the only change to his starting lineup for the World Cup semifinal against England
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Federer wastes match point, loses to Anderson at Wimbledon

Roger Federer wasted a match point and a big lead and lost in five sets to Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon quarterfinals
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The Latest: England unchanged for third straight game

Gareth Southgate has picked an unchanged lineup for the third game in a row as England bids to reach its first World Cup final since 1966
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The Latest: Croatians in the stadium for World Cup semifinal

The Croatia squad has arrived at the Luzhniki Stadium for its World Cup semifinal match against England
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The Latest: Federer knocked out of Wimbledon by Anderson

Defending champion Roger Federer has been knocked out of Wimbledon after wasting a match point during a 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 defeat to Kevin Anderson
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The Latest: FIFA takes legal action against "pirate" TV

FIFA says it will start legal action against a Saudi-based TV channel broadcasting pirate World Cup signals across the Middle East
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The Latest: England players arrive for World Cup semifinals

The England team has arrived at the Luzhniki Stadium for its World Cup semifinal match against Croatia
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The Latest: England, Uruguay fined for non-approved socks

FIFA has imposed fines totaling 120,000 Swiss francs ($120,800) on England and Uruguay for players wearing non-approved socks in World Cup quarterfinals
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The Latest: Federer-Anderson at 10-10 in 5th set

Eight-time champion Roger Federer and Kevin Anderson are locked at 10-10 in the fifth set of their Wimbledon quarterfinal
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Sagan wins 1st hilly stage of Tour de France in sprint

Peter Sagan has beaten Sonny Colbrelli in a sprint finish for the second time in this year's Tour de France
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The Latest: FIFA wants fewer TV images of female fans

FIFA says it will talk to broadcasters and its own production team about showing fewer images of attractive women during World Cup matches.
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The Latest: Putin to meet Macron with France in the final

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with Russia's Vladimir Putin on the eve of Putin's high-stakes meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump
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Djokovic reaches Wimbledon semifinals

Novak Djokovic shrugged off a second-set slump to reach a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time since 2016 by beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 at Wimbledon
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The Latest: Sexism a bigger issue than racism at World Cup

Sexism has been a bigger problem than racism for anti-discrimination experts at a World Cup attracting a different audience to Russia
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The Latest: Anderson takes Federer to 5th set at Wimbledon

Eight-time champion Roger Federer has been taken to a fifth set by Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon quarterfinals
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The Latest: Djokovic in 1st Grand Slam semifinal for 2 years

Novak Djokovic advanced to the last four at a Grand Slam for the first time since 2016 with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 Wimbledon quarterfinal victory over Kei Nishikori
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Still smarting from France loss, Belgium looks toward Euros

With the sting of another World Cup disappointment still fresh and an obligatory match remaining, Belgium is already weighing how much it will have to remake its roster to finally win a major title.
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The Latest: Federer Wimbledon set streak ended by Anderson

Roger Federer has failed to extend his own record for the longest streak of consecutive sets won at Wimbledon after dropping a set in his quarterfinal with Kevin Anderson
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The Latest: Foreign fan numbers down for teams in semifinals

The chairman of Russia's World Cup organizing committee has lamented an apparent lack of fans for the semifinals and final
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Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion
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The Latest: Federer's Wimbledon service game streak ended

Roger Federer's streak of service games without being broken at Wimbledon has ended at 85
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Goerges, Kerber aim for all-German Wimbledon final

Goerges, Kerber aim for first all-German Wimbledon women's final since 1931
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The Latest: Mixing sport and politics, May meets Plenkovic

The World Cup has butted in at the NATO summit in Brussels, where British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Croatia counterpart Andrej Plenkovic have met on the sidelines to exchange national team jersey.
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The Latest: Federer returns to No. 1 Court at Wimbledon

Roger Federer has played his first Wimbledon point away from Centre Court since 2015
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Federer, Nadal, Djokovic headline Wimbledon quarterfinals

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic headline the men's quarterfinal lineup at Wimbledon on Wednesday
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LEADING OFF: Bryant returns to Cubs, Indians seek relief

LEADING OFF: Bryant returns to Cubs, Indians seek relief, deGrom faces first-place Phillies
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Indians allow 7 in 9th, lose to Reds 7-4 after Bauer's gem

Joey Votto hit a go-ahead three-run double during a seven-run ninth inning and the Cleveland Indians bullpen wasted a gem from Trevor Bauer in a 7-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds
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Atlanta's Young finally gets shot going in summer league win

Atlanta's Young finally gets shot going in summer league win
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Machado hits 2 HRs, Orioles beat Yankees 6-5

Manny Machado hits 2 HRs, Schoop singles in winning run in 9th as Orioles beat Yankees 6-5
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Red Sox beat Rangers 8-4 for 8th straight win

Andrew Benintendi bolstered his All-Star credentials with a pair of doubles and two RBIs in his final game before fan votes are tallied, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 on Tuesday night to extend their winning streak to eight games
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Belgium's golden generation falls short again at World Cup

Belgium's golden generation has come up short at a major tournament again, and now the Red Devils will be wondering if their championship window has closed
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The Latest: Pogba dedicates France win to freed Thai players

Paul Pogba has paused after the biggest win of his international career to dedicate it to the Thai soccer team whose last members were freed from a flooded cave hours earlier.
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Superb defense takes France close to another World Cup title

France's defense made the difference, on both sides of the field
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Manchester City signs Riyad Mahrez in record club deal

Manchester City has signed Riyad Mahrez for a club-record 60 million pounds ($80 million) as it further strengthens its team after winning the Premier League title
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Superb defense takes France 1 game away from World Cup glory

France won its only World Cup 20 years ago thanks to a great goalkeeper and a suffocating back line; now they're one match away from doing it again
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The Latest: Paris parties as Les Bleus reach World Cup final

Paris has erupted in firecrackers, flares and shouts and tears of joy after France advanced to the World Cup final
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Enforced development helps give Europe a grip on World Cup

Explaining Europe's stranglehold on the World Cup requires delving into a thick handbook of seemingly mind-numbing regulations
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Panthers owner under contract to keep Richardson statue

New Panthers owner David Tepper says while he'll accept nothing less than an 'open and safe' work environment, he's 'contractually obligated' to keep the 13-foot high statue of former owner Jerry Richardson outside of the team's stadium
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The Latest: France reach World Cup final with win vs Belgium

France has reached the World Cup final for the first time since 2006 with a 1-0 win over Belgium in a semifinal match that attracted presidents, royalty and a rock star
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Southgate, England ready to face music of soccer history

Gareth Southgate and England are ready to face music of soccer history, looking ahead to a World Cup semifinal match against Croatia rather than decades of failure and hurt
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Del Potro faces challenges on return to Wimbledon quarters

Juan Martin del Potro faces some major challenges if he's going to go any further at Wimbledon after reaching consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinals for the first time since 2012
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The Latest: What came first, the chicken or the goal?

Harry Kane and Dele Alli were among the England players who played a game of toss the rubber chicken at training on the eve of the World Cup semifinal against Croatia. Why?
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The Latest: Umtiti's goal gives France 1-0 lead in semifinal

Samuel Umtiti's header in the 51st minute gives France a 1-0 lead over Belgium in the World Cup semifinals
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'This is really happening': Serena reaches Wimbledon semis

Forget the ranking or seeding, Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon semis and looks like a No. 1
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The Latest: France, Belgium 0-0 at halftime in semifinals

It's 0-0 at halftime in the World Cup semifinal despite Belgium and France going close to scoring in the first half
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The Latest: Jagger rolls in for World Cup semifinal show

Mick Jagger is on FIFA's list of VIP guests at the World Cup semifinal between France and Belgium in St. Petersburg
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Gaviria beats Sagan again to claim 2nd Tour win on Stage 4

Colombia's Fernando Gaviria took his second win in four stages at the Tour de France on Tuesday, while Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet kept the leader's yellow jersey
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The Latest: France vs Belgium World Cup semifinal kicks off

The World Cup semifinal between France and Belgium has kicked off at St. Petersburg Stadium, with France President Emmanuel Macron and King Philippe of Belgium in attendance
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The Latest: Macron meets Belgian royals at World Cup semis

France President Emmanuel Macron is attending the World Cup semifinal between France and Belgium at St. Petersburg Stadium, and has met with King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium
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Gaviria claims 2nd Tour win on Stage 4; Froome safe in pack

Colombia's Fernando Gaviria took his second win in four stages at the Tour de France on Tuesday, while Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet kept the leader's yellow jersey
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England fans trickling into Moscow for World Cup semifinals

Thousands more England fans are expected to descend on Moscow for their first World Cup semifinal in 28 years, but there's not much sign of them yet
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Lightning sign Kucherov to 8-year extension through 2026-27

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year contract extension worth an average of $9.5 million in salary and annual bonuses
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Serena Williams comes back to reach Wimbledon semifinals

Serena Williams came up with a comeback to reach the semifinals at Wimbledon
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The Latest: Fans of finished teams hawking tickets at cost

The Mexico team went home from the World Cup more than a week ago but there are still Mexican fans scattered around Russia and some are selling tickets to the semifinals at face value
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The Latest: Dembele replaces Meunier for Belgium in semis

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has picked Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele to replace the suspended Thomas Meunier for the World Cup semifinal against France
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NFL players union files grievance over anthem policy

The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league challenging its national anthem policy
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The Latest: Federer pushed off Centre Court at Wimbledon

Roger Federer has been pushed off Wimbledon's Centre Court for the first time in three years as the 8-time champion will play Wednesday's quarterfinal against Kevin Anderson on No. 1 Court
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The Latest: Matuidi back in France's only change for semis

France coach Didier Deschamps has recalled Blaise Matuidi in the only change to his lineup for the World Cup semifinal against Belgium at St. Petersburg Stadium
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The Latest: England's World Cup run is stopping traffic

The British government says motorways are expected to have one-third less traffic than normal when England takes on Croatia in the World Cup semifinals
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The Latest: Incoming England fans trickling into Moscow

Thousands more England fans are expected to descend on Moscow for their first World Cup semifinal in 28 years, but there's not much sign of them yet
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Gaviria claims 2nd Tour win on Stage 4, Froome safe in pack

Colombia's Fernando Gaviria took his second win in four stages at the Tour de France on Tuesday, while Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet kept the yellow leader's jersey
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The Latest: Goerges makes it two Germans in Wimbledon semis

Julia Goerges advanced to her first Wimbledon semifinal with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory over 20th-seeded Kiki Bertens
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Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus

Real Madrid says Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a glittering nine-year spell in Spain
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The Latest: Williams reaches Wimbledon semifinals

Seven-time champion Serena Williams advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Camila Giorgi of Italy
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The Latest: Southgate's vested interest in England success

England manager Gareth Southgate has been surprised at the vest craze back home, where "Waistcoast Wednesday" is trending
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The Latest: Williams draws level in Wimbledon quarterfinal

Serena Williams has won the second set to level her Wimbledon quarterfinal with Camila Giorgi
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The Latest: Williams drops first set at 2018 Wimbledon

Serena Williams has lost a set for the first time at this Wimbledon
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Kerber sets up Wimbledon semifinal vs Ostapenko

Angelique Kerber reached her third Wimbledon semifinal after converting her seventh match point to beat Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 7-5 on Tuesday, setting up a meeting with former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko
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The Latest: Mega view of the World Cup in Times Square

FOX Sports says it will be simulcasting the World Cup semifinal between France and Belgium on Silvercast's high-definition screen known as "Mega-Zilla" in New York's Times Square
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The Latest: Kerber wins Wimbledon quarter on 7th match point

Angelique Kerber converted her seventh match point to finally get past Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 7-5 and reach the Wimbledon semifinals for the third time
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The Latest: Rescued Thai soccer team won't attend World Cup

FIFA says players from the youth soccer team rescued from a cave in Thailand will not be able to attend the World Cup final in Russia
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The Latest: Ostapenko through to first Wimbledon semifinal

Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to reach a Wimbledon semifinal with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Dominika Cibulkova
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The Latest: Del Potro through to Wimbledon quarterfinals

Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time since 2013 with a 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5) victory over Gilles Simon
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The Latest: World Cup croissants ready in Paris, Russia

They're getting the World Cup croissants ready in Paris. Paris, Russia, that is.
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The Latest: Ukraine offers to pay fine for Croatia official

The Ukraine Football Federation has offered to pay a fine imposed on a Croatia official for making a contentious pro-Ukraine video at the World Cup
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The Latest: Women's quarterfinals underway at Wimbledon

The women's quarterfinals are underway at Wimbledon
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Germany makes Mesut Ozil the scapegoat for World Cup exit

The German soccer federation appears to have decided that Mesut Ozil is the main culprit for the team's shock early World Cup exit
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The Latest: Federer shows off cricket skill at Wimbledon

If he ever decides to stop playing tennis, Roger Federer may have a future in another sport
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Women's quarterfinals take center stage at Wimbledon

Serena Williams is set to resume her quest for an eighth Wimbledon title as the women's quarterfinals take center stage on Tuesday
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Kershaw dominates Padres in Dodgers' 8-2 win

Clayton Kershaw pitched six scoreless innings, and Cody Bellinger and Justin Turner each had three hits as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 8-2
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LEADING OFF: Red Sox, Rays look to keep surging

LEADING OFF: Red Sox look to keep surging, Rays try to keep winning at home, Verlander and Mikolas try for 10th win
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Reserve Holaday's hit helps Miami beat Brewers 4-3 in 10

Backup catcher Bryan Holaday hit a walk-off RBI single with one out in the 10th inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3
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Dodgers RF Puig lands on DL with an oblique strain

The Dodgers placed right fielder Yasiel Puig on the 10-day disabled list with a right oblique sprain prior to their game against the San Diego Padres
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Roger, Serena, Rafa bring best to Wimbledon's Centre Court

Roger Federer's mastery in a straight-set victory over the 22nd-seeded Adrian Mannarino was only the beginning of things for those who spent more than $150 to be at Center Court and also saw Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal win
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The Latest: Djokovic wants to be on Wimbledon's Centre Court

Novak Djokovic bemoaned his lack of match time on Wimbledon's Centre Court after his fourth round victory over Karen Khachanov
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Ex-Detroit Lions tight end Pettigrew arrested in Pittsburgh

Police say a former Detroit Lions player has been arrested in Pittsburgh for punching an officer in the chest after refusing to pay a limo driver
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Isner finally reaches 1st Wimbledon quarterfinal on 10th try

At long last, John Isner is a Wimbledon quarterfinalist, finally making that far in his 10th appearance
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The Latest: Babos reaches Wimbledon quarters, tops rankings

As she seeks a first Wimbledon title, Timea Babos was handed a boost when it was revealed that she will become the new top-ranked women's doubles player
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The Latest: Djokovic reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals

Novak Djokovic beat Karen Khachanov and the fading light to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals
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The Latest: Wimbledon close Centre Court roof in evening

Wimbledon's Centre Court roof has closed for the first time during this year's tournament
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Williams knows Wimbledon's top-10 seeds stat needs asterisk

Serena Williams figures this statistic needs an asterisk: For the first time since Wimbledon started seeding players in the 1920s, none of the top 10 women reached the quarterfinals
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Williams, Federer reach quarterfinals at Wimbledon

The last of the women's top-10 seeds has been knocked out at Wimbledon after Kiki Bertens beat No. 7 Karolina Pliskova
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WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead in the World Cup

WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead in the World Cup
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Can Southgate rouse England before Croatia match?

England coach Gareth Southgate may try to come up with a big speech before his team meets Croatia in the nation's first World Cup semifinal match since 2002
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The Latest: Official fined, banned; player only gets warning

A Croatia official has been fined 15,000 Swiss francs ($15,150) for making a pro-Ukraine video that appeared on social media soon after the team's World Cup quarterfinal win over Russia
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The Latest: Anderson through to first Wimbledon quarterfinal

Kevin Anderson advanced to his first Wimbledon quarterfinal with a 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2), 5-7, 7-6 (4) victory over Frenchman Gael Monfils
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The Latest: Nadal reaches first Wimbledon quarter since 2011

Rafael Nadal has reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time since 2011
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The Latest: Cakir to referee Croatia vs England semifinal

Cuneyt Cakir of Turkey has been selected to referee the World Cup semifinal between Croatia and England
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The Latest: Versatile De Bruyne ready for anything vs France

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez says midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is such a talented footballer he could play him virtually anywhere and he'd excel
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Froome faces early challenge from BMC team at Tour de France

Chris Froome's Team Sky came up four seconds short of winning the team time trial in the third stage of the Tour de France on Monday, as Greg Van Avermaet of victorious BMC claimed the yellow jersey
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US striker Wood joins Hannover on loan from Hamburger SV

United States striker Bobby Wood is joining Bundesliga side Hannover from relegated Hamburger SV
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England's set-piece mastery reaping rewards at World Cup

Set pieces have been the main source of goals at the World Cup and England has been the master of them on its run to the semifinals
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US striker Wood joins Hannover on loan from Hamburger

United States striker Bobby Wood is joining Bundesliga side Hannover from relegated Hamburger SV
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Crowds in Moscow make Qatar rethink 2022 World Cup plans

The big numbers of Latin American fans who came to Russia are making 2022 World Cup organizers rethink their own plans for Qatar
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The Latest: Croatia wants to surprise England's Pickford

Croatia wants to spring a surprise on England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford during their World Cup semifinal
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The Latest: Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals

Serena Williams is back in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the 13th time after beating Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina 6-4, 6-2
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The Latest: Mbappe misses start of France practice session

Kylian Mbappe has skipped the start of France's practice session a day ahead of the World Cup semifinal match against Belgium
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BMC beats Froome's Sky to win Tour de France team time trial

Chris Froome's Team Sky came up four seconds short of winning the team time trial in the third stage of the Tour de France on Monday, as Greg Van Avermaet of victorious BMC claimed the yellow jersey
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The Latest: Can we have your attention, says Deschamps

France coach Didier Deschamps was bemused by a question about Russia during a news conference on the eve of the World Cup semifinal match against Belgium
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The Latest: Lloris says Henry's heart "will be divided"

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris says his former France teammate Thierry Henry's heart will be torn when Les Bleus take on Belgium in the World Cup World Cup semifinals. Henry is now an assistant to Belgium coach Robert Martinez
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The Latest: Young: Croatia's path is to England's advantage

England defender Ashley Young says his team could have a "major advantage" in its World Cup semifinal match because Croatia has been taken to a penalty shootout in both of its games in the knockout stage
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Kim shoots 31-under 257, shatters LPGA scoring records

South Korea's Sei Young Kim shoots 31-under 257, had 31 birdies and 1 eagle in shattering LPGA scoring records; hit 67 out of 72 greens in regulation in nine-shot win
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The Latest: US ref Geiger retained for rest of World Cup

American referee Mark Geiger is among 10 match officials still in contention to handle the World Cup final
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The Latest: Croatia bars ex-player from World Cup over video

Croatia has kicked ex-player Ognjen Vukojevic out of its World Cup delegation after he made a pro-Ukraine video with defender Domagoj Vida
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Royals sign 16-year-old Japanese pitcher for $322,500

Right-hander Kaito Yuki is headed to the Kansas City Royals organization instead of attending high school in Japan, agreeing to a minor league contract with a $322,500 signing bonus
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Dreadful Orioles bringing back memories of '88

Thirty years ago, Baltimore started the season 0-21 _ and this season's Orioles may turn out to be even worse than that 1988 team
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Royals sign 16-year-old Japanese pitcher out of junior high

Kaito Yuki is headed to the Kansas City Royals organization instead of attending high school in Japan
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Ohtani's pinch-hit homer lifts Angels over Dodgers 4-3

Shohei Ohtani's pinch-hit home run in the seventh inning sent Andrew Heaney and the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers
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Dodgers' Puig leaves with oblique strain, could face DL

Yasiel Puig left Sunday's Dodgers game against the Angels with a right oblique strain, according to the Dodgers
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Ohtani hits pinch-hit homer to lift Angels over Dodgers 4-3

Shohei Ohtani's pinch-hit home run in the seventh inning sent Andrew Heaney and the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers
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LEADING OFF: Red Sox return home, Nola goes for 12th win

LEADING OFF: Red Sox return home, Nola goes for 12th win
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Myers homers again, Padres top Diamondbacks 4-3 in 16

Wil Myers homered for the fourth time in two days, connecting in the 16th inning off Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Jeff Mathis to send the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 victory
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Puig leaves Dodgers game with oblique strain

Yasiel Puig left Sunday's Dodgers game against the Angels with a right oblique strain, according to the Dodgers
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AL outfield grabs attention as All-Star rosters announced

Mike Trout-Aaron Judge-Mookie Betts form stellar AL outfield for All-Star Game
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Kim shatters LPGA scoring records, wins by 9 shots

Sei Young Kim alone in the LPGA Tour record book by shattering 2 scoring records
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Bases-loaded walk in 10th gives Cubs 6-5 victory over Reds

David Bote's bases-loaded walk lifts Chicago Cubs past Cincinnati Reds 6-5
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Trout leads stellar AL outfield for All-Star Game

Mike Trout-Aaron Judge-Mookie Betts form stellar AL outfield for All-Star Game
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Harper to start All-Star Game at home park in Washington

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper to start All-Star Game in Washington
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Gardner gets game-winning hit in 10th, Yanks beat Jays 2-1

Gardner singles home tiebreaking run in 10th inning as Yankees beat Blue Jays 2-1
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Keuchel, Altuve help Astros complete sweep of White Sox, 2-1

Dallas Keuchel pitched seven strong innings, Jose Altuve hit a homer and the Houston Astros manufactured the go-ahead run in the seventh to complete a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 2-1 win on Sunday
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Eovaldi flirts with perfection as Rays rout Mets 9-0

Nathan Eovaldi took a perfect game into the seventh inning, C.J. Cron hit an early three-run homer and the Tampa Bay Rays routed the New York Mets 9-0
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Vettel puts neck on the line to beat Hamilton in British GP

Despite ongoing neck pain Sebastian Vettel took advantage of a disastrous start for Lewis Hamilton to win the British Grand Prix and extend his lead in the championship standings on Sunday
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Royals bench Escobar, place Junis on DL, send Hammel to pen

Alcides Escobar was not in the Kansas City Royals' lineup, ending his streak of 421 consecutive starts, as the struggling club made a plethora of moves
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Knox wins Irish Open in playoff after extraordinary finish

Scottish golfer Russell Knox rolled in almost-identical birdie putts from around 40 feet on the 72nd hole and the first playoff hole to win the Irish Open on Sunday
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Sagan wins Stage 2 in Tour de France, Froome has calmer ride

World champion Peter Sagan won a sprint finish to claim the second stage of the Tour de France and the race's overall lead on Sunday
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The Latest: Croatia to go black and blue again at World Cup

Croatia will wear its change shirt of black and dark blue checks for the fifth straight game when it meets England on Wednesday for a place in the World Cup final
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Sagan wins Stage 2 of Tour de France to take early lead

World champion Peter Sagan won a sprint finish to claim the second stage of the Tour de France and the race's overall lead on Sunday
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Goal-fest possible in France-Belgium World Cup semifinal

Considering the attacking might of both sides, a goal-fest looks possible when France and Belgium meet Tuesday night in the World Cup semifinals
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Vettel wins British Grand Prix as Hamilton recovers to 2nd

Sebastian Vettel took advantage of a bad start and disastrous first lap for Lewis Hamilton to win the British Grand Prix and extend his lead in the championship standings on Sunday
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Williams vs. Rodina is matchup of Mom vs. Mom at Wimbledon

Serena Williams' fourth-round match against Evgeniya Rodina in Wimbledon's fourth round will be a rare meeting of Mom vs. Mom
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The Latest: Thousands welcome Russian team back to capital

Thousands of fans have gathered in Moscow to welcome back the Russian team after its narrow loss in the World Cup quarterfinals
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Croatia working extra, says it will have enough for England

Croatia exhausted after second straight penalty shootout win; will be ready for England
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World Cup flop Spain parts ways with emergency coach Hierro

Spain is looking for a head coach for the second time in a tumultuous month after parting ways with Fernando Hierro, who took the job two days before the team's first World Cup game
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Daniel Cormier stopped Stipe Miocic in the first round to add the UFC's heavyweight title to his light heavyweight belt
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US English World Cup viewers drop 38 percent through last 16

U.S. English-language television viewers for the World Cup's round of 16 in Russia were down 27 percent from four years ago, leaving the tournament 38 percent below 2014's level
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