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  1. Source: Richard Jefferson returning to Mavericks
    Marc J. Spears

    Source: Richard Jefferson returning to Mavericks

  2. Daily Dime: Going with Carlos Martinez, Joey Votto, Troy Tulowitzki and even Mike Trout
    Dalton Del Don

    Daily Dime: Going with Carlos Martinez, Joey Votto, Troy Tulowitzki and even Mike Trout

  3. Joel Ward going to San Jose as 'identity player' on three-year, $9.825 million deal
    Josh Cooper

    Joel Ward going to San Jose as 'identity player' on three-year, $9.825 million deal

  4. Sources: Rajon Rondo to sign one-year contract with Kings
    Marc J. Spears

    Sources: Rajon Rondo to sign one-year contract with Kings

  5. Sources: Corey Brewer agrees to $24 million deal to return to Rockets
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Corey Brewer agrees to $24 million deal to return to Rockets

  6. Rocky's ready to rumble as head coach of Windsor Spitfires
    Sunaya Sapurji

    Rocky's ready to rumble as head coach of Windsor Spitfires

  7. Sources: Gary Neal agrees to one-year deal with Wizards
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Gary Neal agrees to one-year deal with Wizards

  8. Jose Aldo's rib injury, withdrawal from UFC 189 lead to wild speculation
    Kevin Iole

    Jose Aldo's rib injury, withdrawal from UFC 189 lead to wild speculation

  9. Anibal Sanchez dominates Blue Jays, but Tigers lose Miguel Cabrera to injury
    Mark Townsend

    Anibal Sanchez dominates Blue Jays, but Tigers lose Miguel Cabrera to injury

  10. Patrick Beverley agrees to $25 million contract to return to Rockets
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Patrick Beverley agrees to $25 million contract to return to Rockets

  11. Reduced role doesn't stop Wambach from being USA's inspirational leader
    Eric Adelson

    Reduced role doesn't stop Wambach from being USA's inspirational leader

  12. The last Canadian standing in singles at Wimbledon is ... Vasek Pospisil
    Stephanie Myles

    The last Canadian standing in singles at Wimbledon is ... Vasek Pospisil

  • Dixon shines as Highlanders storm to first title

    Dixon shines as Highlanders storm to first title

    By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Eliot Dixon scored one try and set up another for Waisake Naholo as the Otago Highlanders beat the Wellington Hurricanes 21-14 to claim a first Super Rugby title on Saturday. In one of the game's key … More »

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
  • Boom to start Tour de France despite low cortisol levels

    Boom to start Tour de France despite low cortisol levels

    Dutchman Lars Boom will start Saturday's first stage of the Tour de France despite showing low levels of cortisol in a test on the eve of the race, his Astana team manager said. Low levels of the hormone can be explained by the use of corticoids, … More »

    Reuters - 18 minutes ago
  • Pakistan struggle after Shah claims five wickets

    Pakistan struggle after Shah claims five wickets

    (Reuters) - Pakistan suffered a top order collapse to reach lunch on 45 for three after leg-spinner Yasir Shah had claimed his third five-wicket haul of the series on the second day of the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Saturday. … More »

    Reuters - 21 minutes ago
  • Root, England's Mr Reliable, ready to make Ashes leap

    By Justin Palmer LONDON (Reuters) - Firmly established in the pivotal number five position in England's batting order, Joe Root is primed for the job of taking on Australia's vaunted pace attack toe to toe. Australia have, in Steve Smith, the … More »

    Reuters - 41 minutes ago
  • England's captain Cook faces ultimate challenge

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Alastair Cook faces his biggest ever challenge as England captain when he leads his young team into this year's home Ashes series against Australia. With a new-look team, short on experience but long on aggression … More »

    Reuters - 41 minutes ago