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  1. 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)

  2. 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

  3. 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

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

    Kenyon Martin: I'm retiring from professional basketball

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

    Ryne Sandberg, Jerry Dipoto and the uncomfortable nature of quitting

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

    Reasons to watch 2015 Tour de France

  7. Braves defeat Max Scherzer on controversial walk-off single
    Chris Cwik

    Braves defeat Max Scherzer on controversial walk-off single

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

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

  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. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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?

  • Veteran Iceland forward Gudjohnsen makes China switch

    Veteran Iceland forward Gudjohnsen makes China switch

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Iceland's former Barcelona and Chelsea forward Eidur Gudjohnsen has joined the growing ranks of internationals moving to the Chinese Super League. The 36-year-old, who played last season at English second tier side Bolton … More »

    Reuters - 37 minutes ago
  • Shah treble restricts Sri Lanka to 153-4 at tea

    (Reuters) - Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah claimed three wickets in the post-lunch session to restrict Sri Lanka to 153 for four at tea on the opening day of the series-deciding third test at Pallekele on Friday. Sri Lanka, who won the second test … More »

    Reuters - 55 minutes ago
  • Woods fires lowest round of season at Greenbrier Classic

    Woods fires lowest round of season at Greenbrier Classic

    (Reuters) - Tiger Woods capped his lowest PGA Tour round of the season with a trio of birdies to leave him four shots off the early lead at the Greenbrier Classic on Thursday. Woods, who has struggled for form all season, mixed seven birdies with a … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago
  • Rosberg side by side with Hamilton at Silverstone

    Rosberg side by side with Hamilton at Silverstone

    By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Mercedes team mates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton have parked their motorhomes side by side in the British Grand Prix campsite and may well line up next to each other at both the start and finish … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
  • Sevilla poised to sign Ukraine winger Konoplyanka

    Sevilla poised to sign Ukraine winger Konoplyanka

    Europa League champions Sevilla are poised to sign Ukraine winger Yevhen Konoplyanka from Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk as they look to strengthen their forward line for next season's Champions League. An agreement had been struck with the 25-year-old, who … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
  • No rocking chair and slippers yet for Laura Davies

    No rocking chair and slippers yet for Laura Davies

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - If anyone imagined Laura Davies was ready to reach out for her rocking chair and slippers they had better think again because the 51-year-old has her sights on playing in September's Solheim Cup and the 2017 … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
  • Slumping Nadal set for first slam-less year since 2005

    Slumping Nadal set for first slam-less year since 2005

    Rafa Nadal is likely to end the year without a grand slam singles title for the first time since his debut French Open crown in 2005 following his shock Wimbledon exit on Thursday, his uncle and coach Toni has conceded. Nadal, a 14-times grand slam … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 45 minutes ago
  • Golf-No rocking chair and slippers yet for Laura Davies

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - If anyone imagined Laura Davies was ready to reach out for her rocking chair and slippers they had better think again because the 51-year-old has her sights on playing in September's Solheim Cup and the … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Slumping Nadal set for first slam-less year since 2005

    Rafa Nadal is likely to end the year without a grand slam singles title for the first time since his debut French Open crown in 2005 following his shock Wimbledon exit on Thursday, his uncle and coach Toni has conceded. Nadal, a 14-times grand slam … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 54 minutes ago
  • Costly slip rules Hagino out of world championships

    Japan's Olympic bronze medallist Kosuke Hagino has been ruled out of the world swimming championships in Russia after slipping on his way to training and fracturing his elbow, Kyodo News reported on Friday. Hagino, 20, suffered the injury in France … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 55 minutes ago
  • Anelka returns to Mumbai as player-manager

    Anelka returns to Mumbai as player-manager

    Former France and Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka will return to Mumbai City FC as the team's marquee player-manager for the second season of the Indian Super League (ISL), the club announced on Friday. The 36-year-old, who scored two goals for … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 16 minutes ago
  • Japan's Hagino pulls out of swim worlds with injured elbow

    World champion Kosuke Hagino of Japan will not compete at the swimming worlds after breaking his right elbow in training. Hagino was injured when he fell off a bike at the national team's training camp in France. ''It's very regrettable because my … More »

    AP - Sports - 2 hours 34 minutes ago
  • Swimming-Costly slip rules Hagino out of world championships

    Japan's Olympic bronze medallist Kosuke Hagino has been ruled out of the world swimming championships in Russia after slipping on his way to training and fracturing his elbow, Kyodo News reported on Friday. Hagino, 20, suffered the injury in France … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 36 minutes ago
  • Nadal unsure if best Wimbledon days are over

    Nadal unsure if best Wimbledon days are over

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - It was a clearly deflated Rafa Nadal who admitted he has no idea whether he can ever reproduce the form that helped him win two Wimbledon titles after maverick Dustin Brown inflicted a fourth successive … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 46 minutes ago
  • Wimbledon 'all-white' clothing rule is too strict-Federer

    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Players' efforts over the years to get Wimbledon's "all-white" clothing rule relaxed got a boost on Thursday when Roger Federer said he thought the policy as it stood was "quite extreme". Federer, whose remarks … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 47 minutes ago
  • Superman Dustin sends Nadal to the dustbin again

    Superman Dustin sends Nadal to the dustbin again

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - A 30-year-old German journeyman who once travelled around Europe's Challenger Circuit in a camper van joined a list of Wimbledon luminaries who go by the names of Lukas Rosol, Steve Darcis and Nick Kyrgios. … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 48 minutes ago
  • Thursday's Sports In Brief

    Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain for violating NFL drug policies. … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Interview: Gambhir happy to buck trends in comeback bid

    Interview: Gambhir happy to buck trends in comeback bid

    By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Gymnastics and mixed martial arts do not come naturally to Indian batsmen but former opener Gautam Gambhir, toiling in Perth to revive his international career, does not mind giving them a try if it helps … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Adelaide Crows' AFL coach murdered in home, son arrested

    Players and team officials in the Australian Football League were in shock Friday after Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh was stabbed to death in a domestic dispute at his home. Walsh, a former Australian Rules player and long-serving assistant coach … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Golf-European Tour French Open scores

    July 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour French Open at the par-71 course on Friday in Paris -3 Bernd Wiesberger (Austria) 68 Victor Dubuisson (France) 68 Jaco Van Zyl (South Africa) 68 Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Spain) 68 -2 Andrew … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Hamilton vs Angels; Kershaw tries to break skid

    LEADING OFF: Hamilton vs Angels; Kershaw tries to break skid

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

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Africans ready to embellish Tour landscape

    Africans ready to embellish Tour landscape

    By Martyn Herman UTRECHT, Netherlands (Reuters) - When five African cyclists stood on a podium in Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum in front of Rembrandt's masterpiece The Night Watch this week Douglas Ryder probably pinched himself. On Saturday, 50km down … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Namibia’s players call for unity after turbulent week

    Namibia’s players call for unity after turbulent week

    Namibia's Rugby World Cup training squad has taken the unusual step of issuing a statement calling for unity and the public's backing in the wake of a turbulent time off the field. Danie Vermeulen last week resigned as coach just months before the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Braves defeat Max Scherzer on controversial walk-off single

    Braves defeat Max Scherzer on controversial walk-off single

    The Braves defeated the Nationals on a controversial hit. Plus, news and notes from around the league. … More »

    Big League Stew - 3 hours ago
  • Experts: Hacking probe will stretch if Cards execs involved

    Experts: Hacking probe will stretch if Cards execs involved

    The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database, according to legal experts. The investigation is likely several months old, with … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Free-agent roundup: Day 2 brings Wade resolution and Aldridge adjustments

    Free-agent roundup: Day 2 brings Wade resolution and Aldridge adjustments

    The second day of 2015 free agency featured several big agreements, including a new deal for Dwyane Wade, and a whole lot of jostling to sign LaMarcus Aldridge. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 4 hours ago
  • Late-inning offense carries Arizona to win

    Late-inning offense carries Arizona to win

    Jeremy Hellickson has found a good groove when pitching at home in Chase Field, and that's not so easy to do in the hitter-friendly ballpark. David Peralta had a tiebreaking, two-run triple with two outs in the sixth off Rockies starter Chris … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • 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 - 4 hours 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 - 4 hours 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 - 4 hours 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 - 4 hours 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 - 4 hours ago
  • Kazmir helps A's blank Mariners 4-0

    Kazmir helps A's blank Mariners 4-0

    Scott Kazmir wanted to establish control of the inner half of the plate early on. Kazmir pitched eight sparkling innings, Marcus Semien homered for the first time in nearly two months, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Red Sox score 8 in 1st, defeat Jays 12-6

    Red Sox score 8 in 1st, defeat Jays 12-6

    Wade Miley warmed up in the bullpen, then he waited nearly half an hour to take the mound for the bottom of the first inning. In between, Boston staked their starter to an eight-run lead. David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez had consecutive homers in … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Thursday's Scoreboard

    Thursday's Games … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • Blue Bombers lose home opener and quarterback Drew Willy against Tiger-Cats

    Drew Willy's night didn't go as planned. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback was forced to watch most of his team's home opener from the players' tunnel as they lost 52-26 to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Thursday night. Willy left the game with 20 … More »

    The Canadian Press - 5 hours ago
  • Suns deal 3, open cap space for Aldridge

    The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The move was very likely a bid to clear salary space to … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Mavs, Matthews strike deal; Jordan next?

    Mavs, Matthews strike deal; Jordan next?

    Free agent guard Wesley Matthews and the Mavericks have agreed on a four-year deal with financial terms that will depend on whether center DeAndre Jordan decides to join him in Dallas. A person with knowledge of the deal says Matthews and the … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Person with knowledge of deal: Matthews, Mavs set on 4-year deal with terms hinging on Jordan

    Free agent guard Wesley Matthews and the Mavericks have agreed on a four-year deal with financial terms that will depend on whether centre DeAndre Jordan decides to join him in Dallas. A person with knowledge of the deal says Matthews and the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 5 hours ago
  • Brittney Griner leads Mercury to 86-55 rout over Shock

    Brittney Griner had 13 points, eight rebounds and a season-high seven blocks as the Phoenix Mercury continued their hot shooting in an 86-55 rout over the Western Conference-leading Tulsa Shock on Thursday night. Candice Dupree scored 16 points, … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago