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  1. Kevin Bieksa excited to be Plan B after Beauchemin prices out of Anaheim
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    Kevin Bieksa excited to be Plan B after Beauchemin prices out of Anaheim

  2. Drake sparks PGA Twitter beef
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    Drake sparks PGA Twitter beef

  3. Red Wings buy out Stephen Weiss; Mike Green a target?
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    Red Wings buy out Stephen Weiss; Mike Green a target?

  4. Martin Jones, Sharks agree to three-year, $9 million deal
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    Martin Jones, Sharks agree to three-year, $9 million deal

  5. U.S. advances to Women's World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany
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    U.S. advances to Women's World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany

  6. Coyotes moving to Las Vegas? Bettman calls report ‘garbage’
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    Coyotes moving to Las Vegas? Bettman calls report ‘garbage’

  7. Sources: Al-Farouq Aminu agrees to $30 million contract with Trail Blazers
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    Sources: Al-Farouq Aminu agrees to $30 million contract with Trail Blazers

  8. Drake Causes PGA Twitter Beef
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    Drake Causes PGA Twitter Beef

  9. Sources: Anthony Davis agrees to $145 million extension with Pelicans
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    Sources: Anthony Davis agrees to $145 million extension with Pelicans

  10. Vasek Pospisil survives the Wimbledon heat, and a tough qualifier, to move into the second round
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    Vasek Pospisil survives the Wimbledon heat, and a tough qualifier, to move into the second round

  11. Sources: Kawhi Leonard agrees to framework of contract to remain with Spurs
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    Sources: Kawhi Leonard agrees to framework of contract to remain with Spurs

  12. Angels official on relationship between Mike Scioscia and Jerry Dipoto: 'Looks irreparable'
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    Angels official on relationship between Mike Scioscia and Jerry Dipoto: 'Looks irreparable'

  • Davis, Pelicans agree on $140M extension

    Davis, Pelicans agree on $140M extension

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the details says All-Star power forward Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-year extension worth more than $140 million. … More »

    AP - Sports - 13 minutes ago
  • M's rookie Montgomery 1-hits Padres for 2nd straight shutout

    M's rookie Montgomery 1-hits Padres for 2nd straight shutout

    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Rookie left-hander Mike Montgomery took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and finished with a one-hitter for his second straight shutout as the Seattle Mariners beat the San Diego Padres 5-0 Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 minutes 11 seconds ago
  • Martino demands more despite six-goal semi-final haul

    Martino demands more despite six-goal semi-final haul

    By Santiago Torres CONCEPCION, Chile (Reuters) - Coach Gerardo Martino believes Argentina can improve on Tuesday's 6-1 Copa America semi-final demolition of Paraguay, adding that aspects of the goalless draw against Colombia in the previous round … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Santner, Elliott earn NZ central contracts

    Santner, Elliott earn NZ central contracts

    Rookie all-rounder Mitchell Santner and veteran Grant Elliott have been rewarded for their recent strong performances by being included in New Zealand's list of centrally contracted players on Wednesday. Santner made his debut on New Zealand's just … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Tuesday's MLB games

    June 30 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Tuesday's Major League Baseball games. - - - White Sox 2, Cardinals 1 (11 innings) Chris Sale tied a 16-year-old Major League record by recording his eighth consecutive 10-strikeout game -- and even … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Anthony Davis, star of the NBA's next era, signs a 'next era' contract extension

    Anthony Davis, star of the NBA's next era, signs a 'next era' contract extension

    After signing a five-year, $145 extension, Davis could stay in New Orleans until 2021. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 9 minutes ago
  • Hunter homers, Twins beat Reds 8-5 after long weather delay

    Hunter homers, Twins beat Reds 8-5 after long weather delay

    Torii Hunter homered again after a long delay at the start of the game, and Phil Hughes got his third straight victory, leading the Minnesota Twins to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Hunter got the Twins going by hitting a … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Sources: Al-Farouq Aminu agrees to $30 million contract with Trail Blazers

    Sources: Al-Farouq Aminu agrees to $30 million contract with Trail Blazers

    Blazers general manager Neil Olshey was GM of the Clippers when they took Al-Farouq Aminu with the No. 8 pick in 2010. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

    Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Griner scores 23 in 1st home game, Mercury beats Stars

    PHOENIX (AP) -- Brittney Griner had 23 points, eight rebounds and four blocks in her first home game since the completion of her seven-game suspension and the Phoenix Mercury beat the San Antonio Stars 85-78 on Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 24 minutes ago
  • Ramirez, Braun lead Brewers to 4-3 win over Phillies

    Ramirez, Braun lead Brewers to 4-3 win over Phillies

    Aramis Ramirez drove in three runs and Ryan Braun had four hits to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 Tuesday night. Hernan Perez tripled and had a pair of hits for the Brewers, who have won six of eight. Carlos Ruiz … More »

    AP - Sports - 30 minutes ago
  • Aldridge among big draws in free agency

    Aldridge among big draws in free agency

    NBA free agency has opened, with the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks among the teams in pursuit of some of the many players available. All-Stars LaMarcus Aldridge of Portland and Marc Gasol of Memphis lead the list of big men that includes … More »

    AP - Sports - 35 minutes ago
  • Mariners rookie Montgomery loses no-hit bid in 7th vs Padres

    Mariners rookie Montgomery loses no-hit bid in 7th vs Padres

    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Seattle Mariners rookie Mike Montgomery has lost his no-hit bid when Yangervis Solarte doubled for the San Diego Padres with one out in the seventh inning. … More »

    AP - Sports - 38 minutes ago
  • Sale ties MLB 10K record as ChiSox win

    Sale ties MLB 10K record as ChiSox win

    Chris Sale matched a major league record by striking out at least 10 in eight straight starts, and the Chicago White Sox outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 in 11 innings Tuesday night on a home run by Tyler Flowers. The lefty tied the mark set … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • Chicago's Saad traded to St. Louis in seven-player deal

    (Reuters) - The Chicago Blackhawks traded away forwards Brandon Saad, Alex Broadhurst and defenseman Michael Paliotta in a seven-playerdeal with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday. The Blackhawks received forwards Artem Anisimov, Marko Dano, … More »

    Reuters - 41 minutes ago
  • NHL-Chicago's Saad traded to St. Louis in seven-player deal

    June 30 (Reuters) - The Chicago Blackhawks traded away forwards Brandon Saad, Alex Broadhurst and defenseman Michael Paliotta in a seven-player deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday. The Blackhawks received forwards Artem Anisimov, Marko … More »

    Reuters - 43 minutes ago
  • Sources: Kawhi Leonard agrees to framework of contract to remain with Spurs

    Sources: Kawhi Leonard agrees to framework of contract to remain with Spurs

    Kawhi Leonard says he intends to re-sign with the Spurs. The deal could be worth more than $90 million. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 45 minutes ago
  • Charles, Wiggins lead New York Liberty past Sky 89-81

    Tina Charles had a season-high 26 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, and Candice Wiggins hit all five of her 3-pointers, to lead the New York Liberty to their first win over the Chicago Sky in three seasons, 89-81 on Tuesday night. Wiggins … More »

    AP - Sports - 49 minutes ago
  • Sources: Anthony Davis agrees to $145 million extension with Pelicans

    Sources: Anthony Davis agrees to $145 million extension with Pelicans

    Anthony Davis agreed to the maximum extension during a dinner with Pelicans GM Dell Demps and coach Alvin Gentry. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Royals struggle against Keuchel in 4-0 loss to Astros

    Royals struggle against Keuchel in 4-0 loss to Astros

    Kansas City starter Danny Duffy was done in by a couple of bad pitches on Tuesday night against the Houston Astros. Duffy (2-4) allowed six hits and four runs in 6 2-3 innings in his second start since returning from the disabled list in a 4-0 … More »

    AP - Sports - 51 minutes ago
  • Astros' Keuchel dominates KC to win 10th

    Astros' Keuchel dominates KC to win 10th

    Dallas Keuchel probably could have thrown a second straight complete game on Tuesday night. Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch decided it would better not to overwork his ace. Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Astros to a 4-0 … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Chris Sale ties record with eighth straight double-digit strikeout start

    Chris Sale ties record with eighth straight double-digit strikeout start

    Chris Sale has been exceptional over his young career, but he's never been this good. … More »

    Big League Stew - 1 hour 7 minutes ago
  • Hendricks, 3 relievers shut down Mets in Cubs' 1-0 win

    Hendricks, 3 relievers shut down Mets in Cubs' 1-0 win

    Maddon brought in an illusionist to entertain his team after a rough patch of play, but after a 1-0 win over the New York Mets on Tuesday night that snapped a five-game skid, the Chicago Cubs seemed to think the man with the magic touch was actually … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • Scioscia downplays possible Dipoto rift

    Scioscia downplays possible Dipoto rift

    Scioscia addressed the report by Fox Sports before the Angels faced the Yankees, largely insisting that vehement closed-doors discussions are being misconstrued as an unbridgeable disagreement between the longest-tenured manager in baseball and the … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 20 minutes ago
  • Marco Estrada struggles with command in Blue Jays' 4-3 loss to Red Sox

    Marco Estrada struggles with command in Blue Jays' 4-3 loss to Red Sox

    Good or bad, Marco Estrada does his best to forget every start. Estrada pitched only 2 1/3 innings on Tuesday, giving up four runs — two unearned — on three hits and four walks as the Blue Jays fell to the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Tuesday night for … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 26 minutes ago
  • Gordon's inside-the-park HR lifts Miami

    Gordon's inside-the-park HR lifts Miami

    Celebrating his first home run of the year, Dee Gordon trotted to the dugout wearing a grin and a jersey caked with dirt, thanks to his headfirst slide. The major league batting leader hit the first inside-the-park homer in the four-year history of … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
  • Ortiz, Bradley HRs help Red Sox top Jays

    Ortiz, Bradley HRs help Red Sox top Jays

    Minus injured stars Hanley Ramirez and Dustin Pedroia, the Boston Red Sox managed to match their longest winning streak of the season. David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. hit solo home runs, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six solid innings and the Red … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 31 minutes ago
  • Lloyd, O'Hara score US beats Germany 2-0 for a place in the Women's World Cup final

    Lloyd, O'Hara score US beats Germany 2-0 for a place in the Women's World Cup final

    Top-ranked Germany's Celia Sasic missed one, and Carli Lloyd, captain of the second-ranked United States, buried hers. "It was so incredibly loud," said U.S. midfielder Lauren Holiday. Substitute Kelley O'Hara got an insurance goal, her first of … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 34 minutes ago
  • Oilers' Gordon to Coyotes for Korpikoski

    Boyd Gordon never really wanted to leave Arizona, so the veteran forward is thrilled to be back in the desert. The Coyotes filled a need at center on Tuesday, acquiring Gordon from the Edmonton Oilers for forward Lauri Korpikoski. ''It was tough … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 37 minutes ago
  • Tribe back Salazar with 3 HRs, beat Rays

    Tribe back Salazar with 3 HRs, beat Rays

    Danny Salazar had his best fastball Tuesday night and didn't see much reason to use anything else. Salazar pitched two-hit ball for 7 2-3 innings and the Cleveland Indians backed him with three home runs to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2. Jason … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 45 minutes ago
  • Moreland hits 2 HRs again to lift Texas

    Moreland hits 2 HRs again to lift Texas

    Two games against the Baltimore Orioles have enabled Mitch Moreland and the Texas Rangers to rediscover the joy of trotting around the bases. Moreland hit two home runs in a second straight game, and Texas celebrated the return of Josh Hamilton … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 49 minutes ago
  • Arizona brings up Stites, sends Webster to Reno

    PHOENIX (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled right-hander Matt Stites from Triple-A Reno and optioned right-hander Allen Webster to the Aces. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 50 minutes ago
  • World sports diary July 1 - July 28

    Jul 1 (Reuters) - World sports diary from July 1 - July 28 - - - - WEDNESDAY, JULY 1 SOCCER FIFA Women's World Cup, Canada (to July 5) Copa America 2015, Chile (to July 4) Champions League first qualifying round, first leg TENNIS Wimbledon, London … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 50 minutes ago
  • Nationals extend run over Braves to 9

    Nationals extend run over Braves to 9

    Jordan Zimmermann says the Washington Nationals are happy to win two of three in every series. Against the Atlanta Braves, they are doing much better. Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Nationals beat Atlanta 6-1 on Tuesday … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • Strike triggers delays at Australian airports

    International travellers endured delays across Australian airports on Wednesday after customs and immigration officials went on strike over pay and conditions. The two-hour strike affected international airports in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • Factbox - Doping scandals on the Tour de France

    A look at major doping scandals involving the Tour de France since the Festina affair in 1998: * 1998: Festina medical team member Willy Voet was arrested at the French border before the start of the Tour after customs officers seized banned … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • Cycling - Leading Tour de France contenders

    PARIS (Reuters) - Factbox on the main contenders in the Tour de France, which starts on Saturday in Utrecht, Netherlands: Nairo Quintana, Colombia Team: Movistar Age: 25 Best results 2015: Tirreno Adriatico (1st), Tour of the Basque country (4th), … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • Cycling - Tour set for Battle Royale on treacherous course

    Cycling - Tour set for Battle Royale on treacherous course

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Alberto Contador will cement his status as the best grand tour rider of the modern era if he emerges as the winner of the Big Four's battle royale at the Tour de France -- the most highly anticipated race in … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 55 minutes ago
  • Devastating Argentina reach Copa final

    Devastating Argentina reach Copa final

    By Santiago Torres CONCEPCION, Chile (Reuters) - Argentina produced their best performance of the Copa America so far to crush Paraguay 6-1 on Tuesday and set up a classic final against hosts Chile. Angel di Maria scored twice and Marcos Rojo, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Leading Tour de France contenders

    PARIS (Reuters) - Factbox on the main contenders in the Tour de France, which starts on Saturday in Utrecht, Netherlands: Nairo Quintana, Colombia Team: Movistar Age: 25 Best results 2015: Tirreno Adriatico (1st), Tour of the Basque country (4th), … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 1 minute ago