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  1. Sources: Lakers to sign Brandon Bass, could trade Nick Young

    Sources: Lakers to sign Brandon Bass, could trade Nick Young

  2. Sydney Leroux comes home to Vancouver and leaves a World Cup champion
    Israel Fehr

    Sydney Leroux comes home to Vancouver and leaves a World Cup champion

  3. 13-Year Old Flashes Familiar Hoop Skills
    Yahoo Sports Staff

    13-Year Old Flashes Familiar Hoop Skills

  4. Carli Lloyd leads U.S. to Women's World Cup title in 5-2 win over Japan
    Eric Adelson

    Carli Lloyd leads U.S. to Women's World Cup title in 5-2 win over Japan

  5. Wingsuit flight cheats death
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    Wingsuit flight cheats death

  6. Brantford's David Hearn just misses out on first PGA Tour victory
    Chris Zelkovich

    Brantford's David Hearn just misses out on first PGA Tour victory

  7. Sources: Reggie Jackson agrees to $80 million contract to re-sign with Pistons
    Adrian Wojnarowski

    Sources: Reggie Jackson agrees to $80 million contract to re-sign with Pistons

  8. Bigger, faster, stronger: Japan overpowered by U.S. in Women's World Cup final
    Israel Fehr

    Bigger, faster, stronger: Japan overpowered by U.S. in Women's World Cup final

  9. Wingsuit Daredevil Flies Through 9-Foot Hole
    Yahoo Sports Staff

    Wingsuit Daredevil Flies Through 9-Foot Hole

  10. Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Zack Greinke and a look around the league
    Dalton Del Don

    Mostly MLB Notes: Talking Zack Greinke and a look around the league

  11. Carli Lloyd's goal for the ages defined USWNT's championship belief
    Eric Adelson

    Carli Lloyd's goal for the ages defined USWNT's championship belief

  12. 10 Degrees: First-half awards feature Max Scherzer as king of the hill
    Jeff Passan

    10 Degrees: First-half awards feature Max Scherzer as king of the hill

  • McIlroy suffers ankle injury ahead of British Open

    McIlroy suffers ankle injury ahead of British Open

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's defence of golf's British Open and a keenly-anticipated contest with American Jordan Spieth was thrown into doubt on Monday when he revealed he had ruptured an ankle ligament while playing … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Golf-McIlroy suffers ankle injury ahead of British Open

    (Adds background) By Mitch Phillips LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's defence of golf's British Open and a keenly-anticipated contest with American Jordan Spieth was thrown into doubt on Monday when he revealed he had ruptured an ankle … More »

    Reuters - 7 minutes ago
  • McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's defence of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt after he said on Monday that he had ruptured ankle ligaments in a friendly football match with his friends. "Total rupture of left ATFL … More »

    Reuters - 53 minutes ago
  • Golf-McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

    LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's defence of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt after he said on Monday that he had ruptured ankle ligaments in a friendly football match with his friends. "Total rupture of left ATFL (ankle … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 13 minutes ago
  • Pakistan lose early wickets chasing 377 for victory

    Chasing a daunting 377-run victory target, Pakistan were 99 for two wickets at tea against Sri Lanka on the penultimate day of the series-deciding third and final test at Pallekele on Monday. Earlier, Angelo Mathews was the last Sri Lankan batsman … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 51 minutes ago
  • Asian football head lauds confederation after Japan run

    Asian football head lauds confederation after Japan run

    Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa wasted little time in praising the work of his organisation after Japan's runner-up showing at the women's World Cup. "I am confident that Asian women’s teams will … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago
  • Liverpool appoint coaches O'Driscoll and Lijnders

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers moved to reinforce his depleted coaching set up with the left field appointment of Sean O'Driscoll and the promotion of Pepijn Lijnders from the academy. O'Driscoll, sacked by second tier Bristol City 18 month ago, … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
  • Golf-World Rankings

    July 6 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 12.70 2. (2) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 10.85 3. (3) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 7.34 4. (4) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 6.76 5. (5) Jim Furyk (U.S.) 6.54 6. (6) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 6.49 … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 25 minutes ago
  • Singapore-bound Serena becomes earliest Finals qualifier

    Singapore-bound Serena becomes earliest Finals qualifier

    (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams added yet another record to her glittering tennis resume by becoming the earliest qualifier for the end-of-season WTA Finals. The Australian and French Open champion, who is bidding for a rare calendar … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Kyrgios says will play Davis Cup for Australia

    Australian world number 29 Nick Kyrgios will definitely play in the Davis Cup quarter-final against Kazakhstan in Darwin later this month, if selected. Kyrgios made the statement on his Facebook page after Bernard Tomic suggested the 20-year-old … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Tennis-Singapore-bound Serena becomes earliest Finals qualifier

    World number one Serena Williams added yet another record to her glittering tennis resume by becoming the earliest qualifier for the end-of-season WTA Finals. The Australian and French Open champion, who is bidding for a rare calendar grand slam, … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Pain in the neck for Boks as Vermeulen goes under knife

    Pain in the neck for Boks as Vermeulen goes under knife

    South Africa confirmed their key number eight Duane Vermeulen is in a race against time to be fit for the Rugby World Cup in England after deciding to undergo a surgery on his injured neck on Wednesday. South Africa's reigning Player of the Year … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Bigger, faster, stronger: Japan overpowered by U.S. in Women's World Cup final

    Bigger, faster, stronger: Japan overpowered by U.S. in Women's World Cup final

    Japan couldn't contend with the United States' physical play as they lost 5-2 in the final. … More »

    Eh Game - 3 hours ago
  • Junior wins, Dillon has scary late wreck

    Junior wins, Dillon has scary late wreck

    A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt crossed the finish line at 2:41 am Monday morning filled with … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Powell wins in Paris with his fastest 100 in four years

    Powell wins in Paris with his fastest 100 in four years

    (Reuters) - Former world record holder Asafa Powell ran his fastest 100 metres in four years to win the sprint at the Paris Diamond League meeting in 9.81 seconds on Saturday. Frenchman Jimmy Vicaut matched Francis Obikwelu's 2004 European record … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Optimism returns for Woods after rare bogey-free round

    Optimism returns for Woods after rare bogey-free round

    (Reuters) - Tiger Woods declared his tie for 32nd at the Greenbrier Classic a "very positive week" and sounded genuinely excited about his prospects ahead of this month's British Open at St Andrews starting on July 16. Woods has won twice at the … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • World reacts to U.S. win over Japan in World Cup final

    World reacts to U.S. win over Japan in World Cup final

    REUTERS - Political and sporting leaders took to social media to express their thoughts on Sunday's women's World Cup final between the the United States and Japan in Vancouver. The Americans won the match 5-2 to clinch the title for the first time, … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • A-Rod deserves All-Star consideration

    A-Rod deserves All-Star consideration

    Alex Rodriguez finished fifth in fan voting at designated hitter for the All-Star Game, but he's worthy of serious consideration. Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy have tough tasks filling out the … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Sale chases record K streak, All-Stars on deck

    LEADING OFF: Sale chases record K streak, All-Stars on deck

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

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Happy Hamilton a home winner again

    Happy Hamilton a home winner again

    By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton soaked up the energy of a roaring home crowd to win the British Grand Prix for the second year in a row on Sunday and forge 17 points clear of Mercedes team … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Lloyd hat-trick inspires U.S. World Cup victory

    Lloyd hat-trick inspires U.S. World Cup victory

    By Simon Evans VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Carli Lloyd led from the front as the United States won the Women's World Cup for a third time with a crushing 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday, the striker scoring the tournament's fastest ever hat-trick, … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Jazz got next: Utah hosts 1st summer league since 2008

    While the Utah Jazz Summer League may not have the recent history of the Orlando version or be the massive undertaking that is the Las Vegas event, it's back - and appears will be around for a while. This year's four-day session that begins Monday … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Minnesota Lynx back atop the Western Conference

    The Minnesota Lynx were the preseason favorite to win the Western Conference and a third WNBA title in five seasons. Now they are back on top of the West ahead of the surprising Tulsa Shock, who won eight of their first nine games. The Shock have … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Kyle Busch brushes wall early in return

    Kyle Busch brushes wall early in return

    Kyle Busch hit another wall at Daytona International Speedway. Busch swiped the outside wall early in his first race at Daytona since breaking his right leg and left foot in a hard crash at the track in February. Trying to pass Jamie McMurray on … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Tennis-Kyrgios says will play Davis Cup for Australia

    Australian world number 29 Nick Kyrgios will definitely play in the Davis Cup quarter-final against Kazakhstan in Darwin later this month, if selected. Kyrgios made the statement on his Facebook page after Bernard Tomic suggested the 20-year-old … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Big moves made, but dealing isn't done in NBA free agency

    LeBron James is available. LaMarcus Aldridge came off the board Saturday when he committed to San Antonio, highlighting the holiday weekend fireworks. DeAndre Jordan had already decided on Dallas, placing two of this year's biggest prizes deep in … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Cummins ready to take the red ball after Ashes call-up

    Australian quick Pat Cummins has not played a first class match for two years but is confident his body will hold up to the rigours of test cricket should he get the call during the Ashes series against England. The 22-year-old right-armer was … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • U.S. captain Lloyd hits final hat-trick in 16 minutes

    U.S. captain Lloyd hits final hat-trick in 16 minutes

    United States captain Carli Lloyd struck a sensational hat-trick inside the opening 16 minutes of the Women's World Cup final, including a goal from the half-way line, as her team took a shock 4-0 lead against Japan on Sunday. The opener came in … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Hat-trick hero Lloyd dreams big and wins World Cup

    Hat-trick hero Lloyd dreams big and wins World Cup

    By Steve Keating VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Scoring three times in a Women's World Cup final would be a dream come true for most soccer players but not Carli Lloyd. The American captain fired a sensational hat-trick in a 5-2 rout of Japan on Sunday … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Jewsbury's late goal gives Timbers win

    Jewsbury's late goal gives Timbers win

    During their recent run of success, the Portland Timbers have talked about how important it has been to get contributions from everyone on the team. In their latest win, it was Jack Jewsbury's turn to come through again. Jewsbury scored in … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Tears in Tokyo as Japan thumped in World Cup final

    Tears in Tokyo as Japan thumped in World Cup final

    Japanese soccer fans were left wiping away Monday morning tears in Tokyo sports bars as their beloved 'Nadeshiko' were smashed 5-2 by the United States in the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver. Supporters had gathered early for the 8 a.m. … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Women's World Cup offers hope amid FIFA crisis

    Women's World Cup offers hope amid FIFA crisis

    By Steve Keating VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A World Cup that kicked off amidst one of the biggest scandals in soccer history ended in joyous celebration on Sunday as the United States defeated Japan 5-2 in a free-wheeling clash that offered some hope of … More »

    Reuters - 5 hours ago
  • Carli Lloyd's goal for the ages defined USWNT's championship belief

    Carli Lloyd's goal for the ages defined USWNT's championship belief

    Carli Lloyd believed she could score from 54 yards and did so in the defining moment of the Americans' newfound confidence to a World Cup title. … More »

    Yahoo Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Lloyd Scores 3 as US Wins Women's World Cup

    Lloyd Scores 3 as US Wins Women's World Cup

    Carli Lloyd scored three times as the U.S. jumped to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 for the team's first World Cup championship since 1999. (July 6) … More »

    AP Canada Videos - 5 hours ago
  • Sunday's Scoreboard

    Sunday's Games … More »

    The Canadian Press - 6 hours ago
  • Nationals finish sweep of reeling Giants

    Nationals finish sweep of reeling Giants

    Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann is in a groove, and he wouldn't let the San Francisco Giants get back on track. Zimmermann pitched seven solid innings, Wilson Ramos snapped a tie with a sixth-inning homer, and the Nationals beat the … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago
  • Wambach coy on international future after World Cup win

    By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER (Reuters) - United States striker Abby Wambach was coy on her plans for the future on Sunday, saying just that she was proud of her team's win over Japan after finally hoisting the World Cup trophy for the first time in … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Analysis - U.S. triumph caps truly global Women's World Cup

    Analysis - U.S. triumph caps truly global Women's World Cup

    By Simon Evans VANCOUVER (Reuters) - The United States returned to the pinnacle of women's soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory. The … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Thai army chief says won't release 14 student critics of coup

    Thai army chief says won't release 14 student critics of coup

    Fourteen Thai students who were arrested after staging anti-coup rallies must face military court and will not be released beforehand, Thailand's army chief said on Monday, despite growing calls for charges to be dropped. Thailand's junta, which … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Kings to give F Casspi $6M for 2 years

    A person with knowledge of the details says the Sacramento Kings and swingman Omri Casspi have reached an agreement on a $6 million, two-year deal. … More »

    AP - Sports - 6 hours ago