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  1. Did KHL threat help Vladimir Tarasenko get big Blues contract?
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  2. Learn how to play with Brandon Funston Yahoo Sports Expert
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  3. Roy Halladay loses his perfect driving record twice in the same day
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  4. Video: Saskatchewan's Ryan Smith may have made the catch of the year so far
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  5. Conor McGregor's $3 million dollar bet
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  6. Niklas Backstrom's uncertain future and its affect on the Wild's cap
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  7. In praise of Maple Leafs’ brilliant rebuild (Trending Topics)
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  8. THE photo of the Women's World Cup was taken by foot
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    THE photo of the Women's World Cup was taken by foot

  9. Slava Voynov has KHL job waiting after jail, but Fetisov says he ‘got off light’
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  10. That 'awful' Marshawn Lynch biopic? His agent says the project is dead
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  11. The biggest day of Vasek Pospisil's tennis career comes Wednesday, on famed Centre Court at Wimbledon
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    The biggest day of Vasek Pospisil's tennis career comes Wednesday, on famed Centre Court at Wimbledon

  12. DeMarre Carroll goes by familiar nickname to Raptors fans: The Junkyard Dog
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  • Stallings banned three months for doping violation

    Stallings banned three months for doping violation

    (Reuters) - Three-times PGA Tour winner Scott Stallings has been suspended for three months for violating the PGA Tour's anti-doping policy, the tour said on Tuesday. The 30-year-old American, whose most recent victory on tour was at last year's … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Ruben Amaro Jr. says Chase Utley shouldn't start once he returns

    Ruben Amaro Jr. says Chase Utley shouldn't start once he returns

    Chase Utley has been a fantastic player for the Phillies over the years, but his run as the top may be over. … More »

    Big League Stew - 6 minutes ago
  • Golf-Stallings banned three months for doping violation

    Three-times PGA Tour winner Scott Stallings has been suspended for three months for violating the PGA Tour's anti-doping policy, the tour said on Tuesday. The 30-year-old American, whose most recent victory on tour was at last year's Farmers … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Beware a motivated Park In-bee at U.S. Women's Open

    Beware a motivated Park In-bee at U.S. Women's Open

    By Larry Fine LANCASTER, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - World number one Park In-bee is usually seen as the player to beat in women's golf majors these days, and now the Korean has extra motivation at this week's U.S. Women's Open. Park, who has won … More »

    Reuters - 10 minutes ago
  • A's bring up OF Smolinski, option RHP Bassitt to Triple-A

    A's bring up OF Smolinski, option RHP Bassitt to Triple-A

    Smolinski, claimed off waivers from Texas on June 21, was on the bench against the New York Yankees waiting to make his Oakland debut. Manager Bob Melvin said Smolinski will play mostly against left-handed pitching, a problem area for the A's. … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Wong out of lineup after banging head

    CHICAGO (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals held second baseman Kolten Wong out of the lineup for the second game of a day-night doubleheader after he banged his head during the opener on Tuesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 24 minutes ago
  • Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup

    July 7 (The Sports Xchange) - New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia returned to the team Tuesday after serving an 80-game suspension for PED use. Mejia, 25, tested positive for Stanozolol in April, although he denied using the substance … More »

    Reuters - 28 minutes ago
  • NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

    The Golden State Warriors reached agreement Tuesday with the Boston Celtics on a trade that would send David Lee to the Celtics in exchange for veteran Gerald Wallace, according to an ESPN report. Lee, a former All-Star, was a starter for the … More »

    Reuters - 31 minutes ago
  • Golf-Beware a motivated Park In-bee at U.S. Women's Open

    By Larry Fine LANCASTER, Pennsylvania, July 7 (Reuters) - World number one Park In-bee is usually seen as the player to beat in women's golf majors these days, and now the Korean has extra motivation at this week's U.S. Women's Open. Park, who has … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Pujols to participate in Home Run Derby

    Pujols to participate in Home Run Derby

    Albert Pujols' sons were pressing their father to take part in the All-Star Home Run Derby. Pujols, the Los Angeles Angels' first baseman, says he talked with Major League Baseball and confirmed he will be one of the hitters for the event Monday in … More »

    AP - Sports - 34 minutes ago
  • Sports betting firm GVC offers to buy Bwin.Party - FT

    (Reuters) - Sports betting and gaming company GVC Holdings Plc has offered to buy bigger rival Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment Plc for about 900 million pounds, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday. GVC's offer is comprised of cash and stock … More »

    Reuters - 38 minutes ago
  • Bulls sign Portis, add 2 assistants

    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls have signed first-round draft pick Bobby Portis and added Randy Brown and Charlie Henry as assistants to new coach Fred Hoiberg. … More »

    AP - Sports - 39 minutes ago
  • Gerrard has first practice with Galaxy

    Gerrard has first practice with Galaxy

    Steven Gerrard brought a touch of Liverpool weather - cool, overcast and even some drizzle - to his first practice with the LA Galaxy on Tuesday morning. By the time the English midfielder was formally introduced by the club in the afternoon to … More »

    AP - Sports - 48 minutes ago
  • Companies, countries cutting business ties with Donald Trump

    Real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said in his campaign kickoff speech that some Mexican immigrants to the U.S. bring drugs and crime, and some are rapists. A host of organizations and countries are re-examining or … More »

    AP - Sports - 48 minutes ago
  • New aero packages coming to 3 tracks

    New aero packages coming to 3 tracks

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR will use track-specific rules packages at three more race tracks as the sanctioning body continues to try to improve the racing. … More »

    AP - Sports - 50 minutes ago
  • Conor McGregor's $3 million dollar bet

    Conor McGregor's $3 million dollar bet

    The UFC featherweight speaks to Yahoo Sports about his upcoming fight and big stakes with UFC president Dana White. … More »

    Yahoo Sports Videos - 51 minutes ago
  • Arenado, LeMahieu hoping Tulowitzki joins them in Cincinnati

    DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies' two newest All-Stars are hoping they can bring a third along to Cincinnati next week. … More »

    AP - Sports - 54 minutes ago
  • Yankees' Ellsbury, Miller back Wednesday

    Yankees' Ellsbury, Miller back Wednesday

    The first-place Yankees are about to get a pair of important players back at once. New York closer Andrew Miller and center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury are expected to come off the disabled list before Wednesday night's game against Oakland. Miller … More »

    AP - Sports - 58 minutes ago
  • The biggest day of Vasek Pospisil's tennis career comes Wednesday, on famed Centre Court at Wimbledon

    The biggest day of Vasek Pospisil's tennis career comes Wednesday, on famed Centre Court at Wimbledon

    The 25-year-old from Vancouver will play No. 3 seed and former champion Andy Murray – and a Centre Court full of Andy Murray fans – Wednesday in the Wimbledon quarter-finals. … More »

    Eh Game - 58 minutes ago
  • Yosemite rock fall changes face of world-class climb

    A massive sheet of rock fell from the vertical face of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, making one of the most popular routes attempted by climbers in North America even more challenging, park officials said Tuesday. It was discovered by … More »

    AP - Sports - 59 minutes ago
  • Andy Murray plays with pups in sniffer-dog video

    Andy Murray plays with pups in sniffer-dog video

    Andy Murray goes to the dogs, or more precisely the puppies, in a video released on Tuesday which shows him playing at Wimbledon with five cocker spaniels being trained to become sniffer dogs. The six-week-old puppies are being raised by the … More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • Caddie booted from U.S. Women's Open for photos

    By Larry Fine LANCASTER, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - World number 10 Kim Sei-young's caddie was booted from the U.S. Women's Open on Tuesday after he was found in the USGA rules office improperly taking photos of course setup documents, officials … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 2 minutes ago
  • Football scandal prompts CONCACAF to split from sports marketing firm

    By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - CONCACAF, the regional body that controls football in the Caribbean, North America and Central America, announced Tuesday it has parted with the U.S. division of a Brazilian sports marketing firm that federal … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Utah Jazz sign No. 12 overall pick Trey Lyles

    SALT LAKE CITY - A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the Utah Jazz have signed Canadian first-round draft pick Trey Lyles. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
  • Rockies claim RHP Germen off waivers

    DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies claimed right-handed pitcher Gonzalez Germen off waivers from the Chicago Cubs and assigned him to Triple-A Albuquerque on Tuesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 16 minutes ago
  • Rangers reach deal with Cuban INF Ibanez

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with Cuban infielder Andy Ibanez on an international free-agent contract on Tuesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Los Angeles stages raucous rally for U.S. women's football team

    Los Angeles stages raucous rally for U.S. women's football team

    Two days removed from winning the women's football World Cup, star midfielder Carli Lloyd teased the idea of capturing another one in 2019 as thousands of flag-waving fans cheered the U.S. team on Tuesday at a boisterous outdoor rally in Los … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • Golf-Caddie booted from U.S. Women's Open for photos

    By Larry Fine LANCASTER, Pennsylvania, July 7 (Reuters) - World number 10 Kim Sei-young's caddie was booted from the U.S. Women's Open on Tuesday after he was found in the USGA rules office improperly taking photos of course setup documents, … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 37 minutes ago
  • Jazz sign 1st-round pick Lyles

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the Utah Jazz have signed first-round draft pick Trey Lyles. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 40 minutes ago
  • Video: Saskatchewan's Ryan Smith may have made the catch of the year so far

    Video: Saskatchewan's Ryan Smith may have made the catch of the year so far

    Ryan Smith's incredible acrobatic grab Sunday showed off a variety of his talents. … More »

    55 Yard Line - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • McNabb arrested again on DUI suspicion

    McNabb arrested again on DUI suspicion

    Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been arrested in Arizona on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol for the second time in 18 months, according to police documents released Tuesday. Police in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert said … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • THE photo of the Women's World Cup was taken by foot

    THE photo of the Women's World Cup was taken by foot

    Dennis Grombkowski took the most iconic photo of one of the most memorable goals in World Cup soccer history, and he had no idea until after the match was over. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 1 hour 45 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Andy Murray plays with pups in sniffer-dog video

    Andy Murray goes to the dogs, or more precisely the puppies, in a video released on Tuesday which shows him playing at Wimbledon with five cocker spaniels being trained to become sniffer dogs. The six-week-old puppies are being raised by the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • A-Rod 'disappointed' with All-Star snub

    A-Rod 'disappointed' with All-Star snub

    Alex Rodriguez says he is ''obviously disappointed'' to be left off the American League All-Star team, but considered himself ''a long shot'' to get selected. The New York Yankees' designated hitter says he's happy just to be in the conversation, … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 53 minutes ago
  • Rose tells injured McIlroy to keep having fun

    Rose tells injured McIlroy to keep having fun

    By Bernie McGuire GULLANE, Scotland (Reuters) - Justin Rose has told injured Rory McIlroy not to change his off-course lifestyle despite the world number one suffering an ankle injury playing football that could rule him out of next week's British … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 56 minutes ago
  • Golf-Rose tells injured McIlroy to keep having fun

    By Bernie McGuire GULLANE, Scotland, July 7 (Reuters) - Justin Rose has told injured Rory McIlroy not to change his off-course lifestyle despite the world number one suffering an ankle injury playing football that could rule him out of next week's … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 59 minutes ago
  • Gerrard says he is not in Los Angeles for a holiday

    Gerrard says he is not in Los Angeles for a holiday

    (Reuters) - New Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard says he did not want to play out his days as a “squad” member at Liverpool and had little hesitation signing for the Major League Football team. Gerrard, 35, has joined the Galaxy after … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 0 minutes ago
  • Orlando's walk-off slam lifts KC by Rays

    Orlando's walk-off slam lifts KC by Rays

    Paulo Orlando was biding his time in Triple-A, hoping to be recalled by the Royals when the rosters expand in September, when he got a call from them over the weekend. In his first game back, the Brazilian outfielder hit a grand slam in the ninth … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 2 minutes ago
  • Timberwolves give Garnett 2-year deal

    Timberwolves give Garnett 2-year deal

    Only two players in NBA history have made it to season No. 21 in their careers. Kevin Garnett is about to become the third. Garnett agreed to terms on a two-year deal to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, a person with knowledge of the … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 3 minutes ago
  • Wizards, G Anderson have 1-yr., $4M deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Free-agent shooting guard Alan Anderson has agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with the Washington Wizards that should become official later this week. … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 5 minutes ago