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

    Source: Richard Jefferson returning to Mavericks

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

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

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

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

  4. Daily Dime: Wacha, Panda and other Friday delights
    Andy Behrens

    Daily Dime: Wacha, Panda and other Friday delights

  5. 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

  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: 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

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

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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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

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

  12. 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

  • Pennington's sac fly in 10th wins it for Diamondbacks, 4-3

    Pennington's sac fly in 10th wins it for Diamondbacks, 4-3

    Cliff Pennington added to his list of walkoff RBIs. Pennington's sacrifice fly to deep left field in the 10th inning drove in Welington Castillo from third base and lifted the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Pakistan struggle after Shah claims five wickets

    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. Resuming on 272 for … More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Cabrera likely to go on DL after Tigers top Jays 8-6

    Cabrera likely to go on DL after Tigers top Jays 8-6

    Miguel Cabrera's calf injury overshadowed Anibal Sanchez's no-hit bid for the Detroit Tigers. Miguel Cabrera left Friday night's 8-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in the fourth inning when he got hurt while breaking for second base on an attempted … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 minutes ago
  • Mears' first MLS goal lifts Sounders past United, 1-0

    For Tyrone Mears, it was just a hunch. Mears scored in the 88th minute Friday night for his first MLS goal as the Sounders beat short-handed D.C. United, 1-0. Mears, a defender playing his first season in the league after joining the Sounders from … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Robinson's homer lifts Nats past Giants 2-1

    Robinson's homer lifts Nats past Giants 2-1

    Clint Robinson has been taking advantage of the one chance he wanted. The 30-year-old non-roster invitee by Washington in spring training who had just 13 major league at-bats before this season, hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to give the … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Uribe's HR lifts Teheran, Braves to 2-1 win over Phillies

    Uribe's HR lifts Teheran, Braves to 2-1 win over Phillies

    Julio Teheran can't explain the dramatic gap between his home success and road struggles. Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Teheran threw seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Gomez grand slam highlights Brewers' 12-1 win over Reds

    Gomez grand slam highlights Brewers' 12-1 win over Reds

    The Brewers picked up in Cincinnati right where they left off in Philadelphia. Carlos Gomez hit his first career grand slam and tied his career high with five RBIs, leading Milwaukee over the Cincinnati Reds 12-1 Friday night and extending the … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Danks, Abreu lead White Sox over Orioles 1-0

    Danks, Abreu lead White Sox over Orioles 1-0

    John Danks pitched his best baseball after a low point in his career. Danks pitched seven scoreless innings and Jose Abreu hit a home run, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 on Friday night. The White Sox have won seven … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Gyorko's 9th-inning RBI gives Padres 2-1 win over Cardinals

    Gyorko's 9th-inning RBI gives Padres 2-1 win over Cardinals

    Jedd Gyorko learned a lot on his recent trip to the minor leagues. The San Diego second baseman homered in the seventh inning to tie the game and then had a run-scoring single in the ninth to lead the Padres to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Cain has 3 hits to lead Royals over Twins 3-2 in 10 innings

    Cain has 3 hits to lead Royals over Twins 3-2 in 10 innings

    Lorenzo Cain had a hand's on approach in the Kansas City Royals' come-from-behind victory. Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a season-high four-game … More »

    AP - Sports - 28 minutes ago
  • McCann, Teixeira hit 3-run homers, Yanks beat Rays in 12

    McCann, Teixeira hit 3-run homers, Yanks beat Rays in 12

    After getting a big double play to end the top of the 12th inning and keep their deficit to two runs, the New York Yankees sensed they still had a chance. Brett Gardner did get on, and four batters later Brain McCann hit a three-run homer for a 7-5 … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Plawecki SF in 9th lifts Mets by Dodgers

    Plawecki SF in 9th lifts Mets by Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- - Noah Syndergaard is growing up quickly in the major leagues. Syndergaard held the Los Angeles Dodgers to just two hits, and batterymate Kevin Plawecki drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to help … More »

    AP - Sports - 35 minutes ago
  • Astros beat Red Sox in 10, win streak 5

    Astros beat Red Sox in 10, win streak 5

    BOSTON (AP) -- First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker's hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run 10th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox on … More »

    AP - Sports - 45 minutes ago
  • Reduced role doesn't stop Wambach from being USA's inspirational leader

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

    Abby Wambach might not even play against Japan in the World Cup final, but her goal remains the same: leading the U.S. to a title. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 54 minutes ago
  • Mariners hit 4 HRs in 9-5 win over A's

    Mariners hit 4 HRs in 9-5 win over A's

    Nelson Cruz, Seth Smith, Brad Miller and Logan Morrison all hit two-run homers and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 Friday night for their third win in four games. Robinson Cano added three hits as the Mariners won their sixth in … More »

    AP - Sports - 57 minutes ago
  • Bourn has 3 RBIs to lead Indians to 5-2 win over Pirates

    Bourn has 3 RBIs to lead Indians to 5-2 win over Pirates

    Michael Bourn believes Cleveland's five-game winning streak is proof the Indians are going to be in contention down the stretch despite a slow start. Bourn drove in three runs, Brandon Moss homered and Trevor Bauer pitched effectively into the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 0 minutes ago
  • Union slams FIFA and demands player involvement in reforms

    Union slams FIFA and demands player involvement in reforms

    By Simon Evans VANCOUVER, July 3 (Reuters) - The general secretary of the world players' union FIFPro has blasted FIFA, saying the sport is ruled by "people who aren't interested in the game" and that footballers must be involved in a reformed … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
  • Toliver sets record as LA Sparks beat Tulsa Shock 98-95

    Kristi Toliver suffered with every loss as the Sparks got off to their worst start in franchise history. When she finally arrived in Los Angeles after playing for the Slovak Republic at the EuroBasket 2015 tournament in Hungary, she quickly made … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 9 minutes ago
  • Once an idol, now an enemy; Watson eyes Serena and rivals

    Once an idol, now an enemy; Watson eyes Serena and rivals

    By Neil Maidment LONDON (Reuters) - Serena Williams once featured among Heather Watson's bedroom posters but after the Briton almost ran her idol out of Wimbledon on Friday, the game's big hitters are now in her sights on court. Watson, ranked … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 12 minutes ago
  • Aguero praises Chile trio ahead of Copa final

    By Gideon Long SANTIAGO, (Reuters) - Gary Medel, Jorge Valdivia and Eduardo Vargas are three Chile players who have caught Sergio Aguero's eye at the Copa America, the Argentina striker said on Friday. "I think Medel is crucial in defence and … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Friday's Scoreboard

    Friday's Games … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 41 minutes ago
  • Andre De Grasse wins men's 100-metre race with personal best time

    EDMONTON - Andre De Grasse added to his impressive track season Friday, racing to victory in the men's 100 metres at the Canadian track and field championships. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • LEADING OFF: Bumgarner looking for better July, Cabrera hurt

    LEADING OFF: Bumgarner looking for better July, Cabrera hurt

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

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Friday's Major League Baseball games

    Highlights of Friday's Major League Baseball games: - - - Astros 12, Red Sox 8 Carlos Correa showed why he was the American League rookie of the month in June as he helped the Houston Astros to a wild win over the Boston Red Sox. The 20-year-old … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • FIFA's Webb charged in Cayman Island's corruption case-media

    Suspended FIFA vice-president and CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb, already facing charges in soccer's global bribery scandal, has now been charged in a healthcare fraud case in his native Cayman Islands, local media reported on Friday. Cayman … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 27 minutes ago
  • Starter or sub? Doesn't matter. Wambach wants a World Cup trophy

    "All I care about is winning this World Cup," she said. The star U.S. forward is playing in her fourth Women's World Cup, and she says it will be her last. A victory Sunday in the final against Japan would be the perfect ending to her World Cup … More »

    The Canadian Press - 2 hours 27 minutes ago
  • Veteran relievers Joba Chamberlain, Neftali Feliz designated for assignment

    Veteran relievers Joba Chamberlain, Neftali Feliz designated for assignment

    Rough days for a pair of well known veteran relievers. … More »

    Big League Stew - 2 hours 32 minutes ago
  • Angels win first game against Hamilton

    Angels win first game against Hamilton

    The way Angels manager Mike Scioscia looked at things, there really wasn't anything unusual seeing Josh Hamilton playing for the other team. ''I don't think any of us gave it a thought,'' Scioscia said after the Angels' 8-2 win at Texas on Friday … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 35 minutes ago
  • Cato tosses three TDs in CFL debut as Alouettes top Stampeders 29-11

    Cato tosses three TDs in CFL debut as Alouettes top Stampeders 29-11

    The Montreal Alouettes look to found their starting quarterback — Rakeem Cato. The rookie stepped into his first CFL game and threw three touchdown passes to lead the Alouettes to a convincing 29-11 victory over the defending Grey Cup champion … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • Brewer, Beverley to re-sign with Rockets

    The Rockets general manager locked up two important role players from last year's team on Friday, reaching agreements with swingman Corey Brewer and point guard Patrick Beverley to keep them in Houston. Beverley got a four-year deal worth $23.4 … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Nyarko gives Fire 1-1 draw with Dynamo

    Patrick Nyarko scored his first goal in more than a year, knocking in his own rebound in the 72nd minute, as the Chicago Fire earned a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Friday night. Greg Cochrane reached a loose ball in the box to the left of … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • NASCAR distances itself from Donald Trump following inflammatory immigration remarks

    NASCAR distances itself from Donald Trump following inflammatory immigration remarks

    NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump. On the same day one of its top sponsors called on NASCAR to take a stance against Trump, the motorsports series said it will not hold its season-ending awards ceremony at the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • NASCAR pulls awards off Trump property

    NASCAR pulls awards off Trump property

    NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump. On the same day one of its top sponsors called on NASCAR to take a stance against Trump, the motorsports series said it will not hold its season-ending awards ceremony at the … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Cabrera likely to go on DL after hurting calf in Tigers' 8-6 win over Blue Jays

    Cabrera likely to go on DL after hurting calf in Tigers' 8-6 win over Blue Jays

    Miguel Cabrera's calf injury overshadowed Anibal Sanchez's no-hit bid for the Detroit Tigers. Miguel Cabrera left Friday night's 8-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in the fourth inning when he got hurt while breaking for second base on an attempted … More »

    The Canadian Press - 3 hours ago
  • Woods slumps back into mediocrity at Greenbrier

    Tiger Woods mixed some good shots with a couple of terrible drives as he carded a one-under-par 69 in the second round of the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Friday. A day after shooting his best score in 16 months, a 66, Woods reverted to … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Factbox: Ashes series this century

    LONDON (Reuters) - Following is a factbox on Ashes series between England and Australia played this century. The 2015 series begins on Wednesday in Cardiff. ... … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • England's captain Cook faces ultimate challenge

    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 - 3 hours ago
  • Red-hot Smith primed to seize Ashes moment

    Red-hot Smith primed to seize Ashes moment

    Once derided as a bouncy court jester in his maiden Ashes series, Steven Smith and his quirky batting technique are now far from a laughing matter in England. At 26, Smith's baby-face glows as brightly as ever and when batting, his frenetic … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Rangers' Hamilton has no emotions facing Angels for 1st time

    Rangers' Hamilton has no emotions facing Angels for 1st time

    Josh Hamilton insisted that he had no extra emotions playing the Angels for the first time since Los Angeles traded him back to Texas. Before going 1 for 3 with a double and two strikeouts in an 8-2 loss Friday night, Hamilton said the only … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Alert fan catches flying bat in Washington, gets a kiss for his efforts

    Alert fan catches flying bat in Washington, gets a kiss for his efforts

    To the hero go the spoils. … More »

    Big League Stew - 3 hours ago