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  1. LA Kings say 'the punishment is fair and just' in Voynov plea deal
    Josh Cooper

    LA Kings say 'the punishment is fair and just' in Voynov plea deal

  2. Reasons to watch 2015 Tour de France
    Morgan J. Wolf

    Reasons to watch 2015 Tour de France

  3. Kenyon Martin: I'm retiring from professional basketball
    Marc J. Spears

    Kenyon Martin: I'm retiring from professional basketball

  4. Oshie feels like 'kid in the candy store' to play alongside Ovechkin, Backstrom
    Jen Neale

    Oshie feels like 'kid in the candy store' to play alongside Ovechkin, Backstrom

  5. T.J. Oshie trade gives 5-year-old girl a meltdown (Video)
    Greg Wyshynski

    T.J. Oshie trade gives 5-year-old girl a meltdown (Video)

  6. Ryne Sandberg, Jerry Dipoto and the uncomfortable nature of quitting
    Tim Brown

    Ryne Sandberg, Jerry Dipoto and the uncomfortable nature of quitting

  7. Shocking, or perhaps not so shocking, Rafael Nadal is upset by qualifier Dustin Brown at Wimbledon
    Stephanie Myles

    Shocking, or perhaps not so shocking, Rafael Nadal is upset by qualifier Dustin Brown at Wimbledon

  8. Tiger-Cats look strong in 52-26 rout of Bombers, but what can they take from it?
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Tiger-Cats look strong in 52-26 rout of Bombers, but what can they take from it?

  9. Damian Lillard's five-year extension with Trail Blazers worth $125 million-plus
    Marc J. Spears

    Damian Lillard's five-year extension with Trail Blazers worth $125 million-plus

  10. Dodgers make waves on international signing day, but talent still available
    Chris Cwik

    Dodgers make waves on international signing day, but talent still available

  11. Drew Willy's injury could leave Winnipeg vulnerable, add to CFL's QB issues
    Andrew Bucholtz

    Drew Willy's injury could leave Winnipeg vulnerable, add to CFL's QB issues

  12. For the first time in his career, Vasek Pospisil makes the third round in singles at Wimbledon
    Stephanie Myles

    For the first time in his career, Vasek Pospisil makes the third round in singles at Wimbledon

  • Little bird tells Japan they will win the World Cup

    The United States will be left as sick as a parrot after Sunday's Women's World Cup final against Japan, according to the latest soccer psychic from the animal kingdom. Olivia, a 10-year-old grey parrot, has been impressing visitors at her … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Report: Wes Matthews to join Dallas Mavericks on four-year deal

    Report: Wes Matthews to join Dallas Mavericks on four-year deal

    The ex-Blazer will sign a lucrative long-term deal despite serious concerns over his ability to come back from a torn Achilles tendon. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 15 minutes ago
  • Angels get Mets minor leaguer for international bonus slot

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels have acquired minor league right-hander Gaither Bumgardner from the New York Mets for an international bonus pool slot. … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 minutes ago
  • Rangers score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 2-0

    Rangers score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 2-0

    The Texas Rangers used a different approach to beat the Baltimore Orioles and win a series for the first time since mid-June. Leonys Martin ended a scoreless duel with an RBI single in the ninth inning, and Texas carved out a 2-0 victory Thursday … More »

    AP - Sports - 24 minutes ago
  • Gibson goes 8 as Twins beat Royals 2-0

    Gibson goes 8 as Twins beat Royals 2-0

    With his pitch count well into triple-digits and the Twins clinging to a one-run lead, even Kyle Gibson thought Paul Molitor was going to bring in a reliever for him. Molitor's confidence was rewarded when Gibson retired the next two batters to … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago