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  1. 10 Degrees: First-half awards feature Max Scherzer as king of the hill
    Jeff Passan

    10 Degrees: First-half awards feature Max Scherzer as king of the hill

  2. Wingsuit flight cheats death
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    Wingsuit flight cheats death

  3. Carli Lloyd's goal for the ages defined USWNT's championship belief
    Eric Adelson

    Carli Lloyd's goal for the ages defined USWNT's championship belief

  4. 13-Year Old Flashes Familiar Hoop Skills
    Yahoo Sports Staff

    13-Year Old Flashes Familiar Hoop Skills

  5. Sources: Lakers to sign Brandon Bass, could trade Nick Young

    Sources: Lakers to sign Brandon Bass, could trade Nick Young

  6. Carli Lloyd leads U.S. to Women's World Cup title in 5-2 win over Japan
    Eric Adelson

    Carli Lloyd leads U.S. to Women's World Cup title in 5-2 win over Japan

  7. Wingsuit Daredevil Flies Through 9-Foot Hole
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    Wingsuit Daredevil Flies Through 9-Foot Hole

  8. Brantford's David Hearn just misses out on first PGA Tour victory
    Chris Zelkovich

    Brantford's David Hearn just misses out on first PGA Tour victory

  9. Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Zack Greinke and a look around the league
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    Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Zack Greinke and a look around the league

  10. Sources: Reggie Jackson agrees to $80 million contract to re-sign with Pistons
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Reggie Jackson agrees to $80 million contract to re-sign with Pistons

  11. Bigger, faster, stronger: Japan overpowered by U.S. in Women's World Cup final
    Israel Fehr

    Bigger, faster, stronger: Japan overpowered by U.S. in Women's World Cup final

  12. Sydney Leroux comes home to Vancouver and leaves a World Cup champion
    Israel Fehr

    Sydney Leroux comes home to Vancouver and leaves a World Cup champion

  • Yemen forfeit World Cup qualifier over ineligible player

    Yemen have forfeited their World Cup qualifier against North Korea, a match they made a Herculean effort to take part in, after fielding an ineligible player, FIFA said on Monday. Yemen, officially the home side for the match played in Qatar, lost … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

    Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

    LONDON (Reuters) - Serena Williams stood three wins away from hoisting her fourth successive grand slam title by trumping elder sister Venus 6-4 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon. A contest featuring two women who between them have … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

    Tennis-Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

    LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Serena Williams stood three wins away from hoisting her fourth successive grand slam title by trumping elder sister Venus 6-4 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon. A contest featuring two women who between them … More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • Watford sign Capoue from Spurs for club record fee

    Watford sign Capoue from Spurs for club record fee

    Newly-promoted Watford have signed France midfielder Etienne Capoue from Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur for an undisclosed club record fee, they said on Monday. Watford announced the deal on their website and said Capoue, 26, had signed a … More »

    Reuters - 24 minutes ago
  • In crisis during FIFA bribery scandal, CONCACAF details rules to rebuild trust and operations

    Plunged into crisis by a second FIFA bribery scandal in four years, the CONCACAF soccer body wants to pass sweeping new leadership rules to help rebuild. The North and Central American and Caribbean governing body published anti-corruption … More »

    The Canadian Press - 35 minutes ago
  • American Apparel warns may need more capital for restructuring

    American Apparel warns may need more capital for restructuring

    (Reuters) - Struggling teen clothing retailer American Apparel Inc said it may need to raise more capital in the next 12 months as part of a new restructuring plan aimed at cutting costs. The company, which is being sued by founder and former CEO … More »

    Reuters - 44 minutes ago
  • Shaman Ghost rallies to capture 156th running of $1-million Queen's Plate

    Shaman Ghost rallies to capture 156th running of $1-million Queen's Plate

    It took seven years but Brian Lynch finally earned his Queen's Plate redemption. Shaman Ghost rallied to capture the $1-million race Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack. In 2008, Lynch could only look in disappointment as Ginger Brew finished second by a … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Carli Lloyd's hat trick leads U.S. over Japan in Women's World Cup final

    Carli Lloyd's hat trick leads U.S. over Japan in Women's World Cup final

    Carli Lloyd caught herself daydreaming before the Women's World Cup. Lloyd put an exclamation point on her country's stunning four-goal barrage in the opening 16 minutes with an audacious hat-trick strike from the halfway line as the United States … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 6 minutes ago
  • Ex-German president dismisses Blatter's claims on World Cup votes

    Ex-German president dismisses Blatter's claims on World Cup votes

    Former German president Christian Wulff on Monday rejected allegations by the embattled president of world soccer's governing body, FIFA, that Wulff tried to exert political pressure before the World Cup was awarded to Russia and Qatar. "The … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • South Dakota man, 101, competes in National Senior Games

    HIGHMORE, S.D. (AP) -- A South Dakota centenarian taking part in this year's National Senior Games is playing to win. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 25 minutes ago
  • Embattled Ray Rice still waiting for another shot at the NFL

    Embattled Ray Rice still waiting for another shot at the NFL

    By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice is waging an unrelenting crusade to get back on the field nearly a year after being booted from the National Football League - along with his $35 million contract - … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
  • Hall of Famer Steve Austin graces 'WWE 2K16' videogame cover

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- ''Stone Cold'' Steve Austin's bottom line has him at the top of the latest WWE videogame. ''I think it speaks to the impact my career had on the business,'' Austin said. ''Not only will Austin grace the video game's cover, but … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
  • McIlroy suffers ankle injury ahead of British Open

    McIlroy suffers ankle injury ahead of British Open

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's defence of golf's British Open and a keenly-anticipated contest with American Jordan Spieth was thrown into doubt on Monday when he revealed he had ruptured an ankle ligament while playing … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
  • Liverpool appoint coaches O'Driscoll and Lijnders

    (Reuters) - Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers moved to reinforce his depleted coaching set up with the left field appointment of Sean O'Driscoll and the promotion of Pepijn Lijnders from the academy. O'Driscoll, sacked by second tier Bristol City … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 3 minutes ago
  • Golf-McIlroy suffers ankle injury ahead of British Open

    (Adds background) By Mitch Phillips LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's defence of golf's British Open and a keenly-anticipated contest with American Jordan Spieth was thrown into doubt on Monday when he revealed he had ruptured an ankle … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 17 minutes ago
  • McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's defence of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt after he said on Monday that he had ruptured ankle ligaments in a friendly football match with his friends. "Total rupture of left ATFL … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Golf-McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

    LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's defence of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt after he said on Monday that he had ruptured ankle ligaments in a friendly football match with his friends. "Total rupture of left ATFL (ankle … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Pakistan lose early wickets chasing 377 for victory

    Chasing a daunting 377-run victory target, Pakistan were 99 for two wickets at tea against Sri Lanka on the penultimate day of the series-deciding third and final test at Pallekele on Monday. Earlier, Angelo Mathews was the last Sri Lankan batsman … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Asian football head lauds confederation after Japan run

    Asian football head lauds confederation after Japan run

    Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa wasted little time in praising the work of his organisation after Japan's runner-up showing at the women's World Cup. "I am confident that Asian women’s teams will … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Golf-World Rankings

    July 6 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 12.70 2. (2) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 10.85 3. (3) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 7.34 4. (4) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 6.76 5. (5) Jim Furyk (U.S.) 6.54 6. (6) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 6.49 … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Singapore-bound Serena becomes earliest Finals qualifier

    Singapore-bound Serena becomes earliest Finals qualifier

    (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams added yet another record to her glittering tennis resume by becoming the earliest qualifier for the end-of-season WTA Finals. The Australian and French Open champion, who is bidding for a rare calendar … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Kyrgios says will play Davis Cup for Australia

    Australian world number 29 Nick Kyrgios will definitely play in the Davis Cup quarter-final against Kazakhstan in Darwin later this month, if selected. Kyrgios made the statement on his Facebook page after Bernard Tomic suggested the 20-year-old … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Tennis-Singapore-bound Serena becomes earliest Finals qualifier

    World number one Serena Williams added yet another record to her glittering tennis resume by becoming the earliest qualifier for the end-of-season WTA Finals. The Australian and French Open champion, who is bidding for a rare calendar grand slam, … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Pain in the neck for Boks as Vermeulen goes under knife

    Pain in the neck for Boks as Vermeulen goes under knife

    South Africa confirmed their key number eight Duane Vermeulen is in a race against time to be fit for the Rugby World Cup in England after deciding to undergo a surgery on his injured neck on Wednesday. South Africa's reigning Player of the Year … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Bigger, faster, stronger: Japan overpowered by U.S. in Women's World Cup final

    Bigger, faster, stronger: Japan overpowered by U.S. in Women's World Cup final

    Japan couldn't contend with the United States' physical play as they lost 5-2 in the final. … More »

    Eh Game - 5 hours ago
  • Junior wins, Dillon has scary late wreck

    Junior wins, Dillon has scary late wreck

    A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt crossed the finish line at 2:41 am Monday morning filled with … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Powell wins in Paris with his fastest 100 in four years

    Powell wins in Paris with his fastest 100 in four years

    (Reuters) - Former world record holder Asafa Powell ran his fastest 100 metres in four years to win the sprint at the Paris Diamond League meeting in 9.81 seconds on Saturday. Frenchman Jimmy Vicaut matched Francis Obikwelu's 2004 European record … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Optimism returns for Woods after rare bogey-free round

    Optimism returns for Woods after rare bogey-free round

    (Reuters) - Tiger Woods declared his tie for 32nd at the Greenbrier Classic a "very positive week" and sounded genuinely excited about his prospects ahead of this month's British Open at St Andrews starting on July 16. Woods has won twice at the … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • World reacts to U.S. win over Japan in World Cup final

    World reacts to U.S. win over Japan in World Cup final

    REUTERS - Political and sporting leaders took to social media to express their thoughts on Sunday's women's World Cup final between the the United States and Japan in Vancouver. The Americans won the match 5-2 to clinch the title for the first time, … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • A-Rod deserves All-Star consideration

    A-Rod deserves All-Star consideration

    Alex Rodriguez finished fifth in fan voting at designated hitter for the All-Star Game, but he's worthy of serious consideration. Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy have tough tasks filling out the … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Sale chases record K streak, All-Stars on deck

    LEADING OFF: Sale chases record K streak, All-Stars on deck

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Happy Hamilton a home winner again

    Happy Hamilton a home winner again

    By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton soaked up the energy of a roaring home crowd to win the British Grand Prix for the second year in a row on Sunday and forge 17 points clear of Mercedes team … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Lloyd hat-trick inspires U.S. World Cup victory

    Lloyd hat-trick inspires U.S. World Cup victory

    By Simon Evans VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Carli Lloyd led from the front as the United States won the Women's World Cup for a third time with a crushing 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday, the striker scoring the tournament's fastest ever hat-trick, … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Utah hosts first summer league since '08

    While the Utah Jazz Summer League may not have the recent history of the Orlando version or be the massive undertaking that is the Las Vegas event, it's back - and appears will be around for a while. This year's four-day session that begins Monday … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Minnesota Lynx back atop the Western Conference

    The Minnesota Lynx were the preseason favorite to win the Western Conference and a third WNBA title in five seasons. Now they are back on top of the West ahead of the surprising Tulsa Shock, who won eight of their first nine games. The Shock have … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Kyle Busch brushes wall early in return

    Kyle Busch brushes wall early in return

    Kyle Busch hit another wall at Daytona International Speedway. Busch swiped the outside wall early in his first race at Daytona since breaking his right leg and left foot in a hard crash at the track in February. Trying to pass Jamie McMurray on … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Tennis-Kyrgios says will play Davis Cup for Australia

    Australian world number 29 Nick Kyrgios will definitely play in the Davis Cup quarter-final against Kazakhstan in Darwin later this month, if selected. Kyrgios made the statement on his Facebook page after Bernard Tomic suggested the 20-year-old … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Dealing not done in free agency

    LeBron James is available. LaMarcus Aldridge came off the board Saturday when he committed to San Antonio, highlighting the holiday weekend fireworks. DeAndre Jordan had already decided on Dallas, placing two of this year's biggest prizes deep in … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Cummins ready to take the red ball after Ashes call-up

    Australian quick Pat Cummins has not played a first class match for two years but is confident his body will hold up to the rigours of test cricket should he get the call during the Ashes series against England. The 22-year-old right-armer was … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • U.S. captain Lloyd hits final hat-trick in 16 minutes

    U.S. captain Lloyd hits final hat-trick in 16 minutes

    United States captain Carli Lloyd struck a sensational hat-trick inside the opening 16 minutes of the Women's World Cup final, including a goal from the half-way line, as her team took a shock 4-0 lead against Japan on Sunday. The opener came in … More »

    Reuters - 7 hours ago