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  1. Spanish town's brutal tradition
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    Spanish town's brutal tradition

  2. Spanish Town's Cruel Tradition
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  3. Kentucky QB shows off Harry Potter obsession
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    Kentucky QB shows off Harry Potter obsession

  4. Sources: Mo Williams agrees to sign with Cavaliers
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    Sources: Mo Williams agrees to sign with Cavaliers

  5. Chris Sale falls short of strikeout record, but makes quick work of Blue Jays
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    Chris Sale falls short of strikeout record, but makes quick work of Blue Jays

  6. Sources: Jazz reach deal to re-sign Joe Ingles
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    Sources: Jazz reach deal to re-sign Joe Ingles

  7. The ridiculous snubbing of Clayton Kershaw and how the MLB All-Star Game lost its way
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    The ridiculous snubbing of Clayton Kershaw and how the MLB All-Star Game lost its way

  8. 40 schedule observations for this college football season
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    40 schedule observations for this college football season

  9. Russell Wilson says he and girlfriend Ciara aren't having sex, and that has people all abuzz
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    Russell Wilson says he and girlfriend Ciara aren't having sex, and that has people all abuzz

  10. Pospisil's Court 12 double-duty results in 10 sets of tennis, a big singles win, and a tough doubles defeat
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    Pospisil's Court 12 double-duty results in 10 sets of tennis, a big singles win, and a tough doubles defeat

  11. Arizona signs 'key building block' Dylan Strome to entry-level contract
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    Arizona signs 'key building block' Dylan Strome to entry-level contract

  12. Taylor Harry Fritz could be the rising star American tennis has lacked
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    Taylor Harry Fritz could be the rising star American tennis has lacked

  • India's fringe players sense opportunity in Zimbabwe series

    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - Zimbabwe may not be the strongest of opponents but the importance of an away series against them is not lost on India's fringe players who are keen to make the most of the opportunity in absence of their … More »

    Reuters - 5 minutes ago
  • Tennis-Ferrer a surprise inclusion in Spain team for Russia tie

    Spain's new Davis Cup captain Conchita Martinez sprung a surprise on Tuesday by naming world number seven David Ferrer in her team for next week's Group I tie away to Russia. Ferrer was not expected to make himself available for the July 17-19 … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • You're out the army now: Singapore's Quah cleared to swim

    You're out the army now: Singapore's Quah cleared to swim

    Singaporean teenager Quah Zheng Wen has been cleared to compete at the world swimming championships and the 2016 Olympics after the Ministry of Defence approved a request to defer his mandatory national service. The 18-year-old, who won 12 medals, … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Curacao defender Martina joins Southampton

    Southampton have signed defender Cuco Martina from Dutch side FC Twente, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. Martina, a Curacao international, has signed a two-year deal at St Mary's Stadium. The 25-year-old previously played for Saints … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Swimming-You're out the army now - Singapore's Quah cleared to swim

    Singaporean teenager Quah Zheng Wen has been cleared to compete at the world swimming championships and the 2016 Olympics after the Ministry of Defence approved a request to defer his mandatory national service. The 18-year-old, who won 12 medals, … More »

    Reuters - 27 minutes ago
  • Spieth hopes McIlroy can recover for British Open showdown

    Spieth hopes McIlroy can recover for British Open showdown

    Double major winner Jordan Spieth believes defending champion Rory McIlroy's potential absence from the British Open through injury would "dampen" the occasion. McIlroy's title defense and keenly anticipated contest against Spieth was thrown into … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • Golf-Spieth hopes McIlroy can recover for British Open showdown

    Double major winner Jordan Spieth believes defending champion Rory McIlroy's potential absence from the British Open through injury would "dampen" the occasion. McIlroy's title defence and keenly anticipated contest against Spieth was thrown into … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • Nick Kyrgios slams 'racist' Olympic great Dawn Fraser

    Nick Kyrgios slams 'racist' Olympic great Dawn Fraser

    Nick Kyrgios has accused Olympic great Dawn Fraser of being a "blatant racist" after she said tennis players should "go back to where their parents came from" if they did not set a better example to Australian youth. The former champion swimmer, … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • 1977 Stanley Cup, 1993 World Series rings stolen from Toronto home

    TORONTO - Toronto police are looking for a thief who made off with a pair of valuable sports championship rings in a residential break-in. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 36 minutes ago
  • Brilliant Younus guides Pakistan to series win

    (Reuters) - Younus Khan's epic unbeaten 171 guided Pakistan to their highest successful run chase on Tuesday, the tourists easing to a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka to clinch the three-match series by a 2-1 margin. Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq (59 … More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
  • Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to clinch series

    Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to clinch series

    (Reuters) - Younus Khan remained unbeaten after a brilliant 171 as Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the final test to win the three-match series 2-1 at Pallekele on Tuesday. Chasing a daunting 377-run victory target, skipper Misbah-ul-Haq … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
  • Golf-Race to Dubai rankings

    July 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Race to Dubai rankings 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 2875645 2. (2) Danny Willett (Britain) 1827234 3. (3) Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) 1712114 4. (7) Bernd Wiesberger (Austria) 1526217 5. (4) Branden Grace (South … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 15 minutes ago
  • Rallying-Former champion Makinen to lead Toyota team

    Retired four times world champion Tommi Makinen will be Toyota's team principal when the Japanese manufacturer returns to the world rally championship in 2017, Toyota said on Tuesday. Toyota said in a statement that Toyota president Akio Toyoda, a … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 22 minutes ago
  • Froome in charge after crash-marred Tour de France third stage

    Froome in charge after crash-marred Tour de France third stage

    By Julien Pretot HUY, Belgium (Reuters) - Chris Froome seized early control of the Tour de France, the 2013 champion snatching the yellow jersey after a crash-marred third stage won by Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez on Monday. Katusha rider Rodriguez … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 28 minutes ago
  • Mayweather stripped of title he won in Pacquiao fight

    Mayweather stripped of title he won in Pacquiao fight

    (Reuters) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday. Mayweather, who improved to … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
  • Ghana skipper Gyan to leave Al Ain for China: report

    Ghana skipper Gyan to leave Al Ain for China: report

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ghana captain and striker Asamoah Gyan is expected to leave Emirati champions Al Ain and sign a lucrative deal with Chinese Super League title challengers Shanghai SIPG, local media reported. Gyan, who has scored 95 goals in 83 … More »

    Reuters - 2 hours 56 minutes ago
  • Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to clinch three-match series

    (Reuters) - Younus Khan remained unbeaten after a brilliant 171 as Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the final test to win the three-match series 2-1 at Pallekele on Tuesday. Chasing a daunting 377-run victory target, skipper Misbah-ul-Haq … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Rollins rallies Dodgers past Phillies

    Rollins rallies Dodgers past Phillies

    Jimmy Rollins saw a gaping hole in left field and visualized hitting the ball right there. ''When you get a hit like that it feels good no matter who you're playing,'' Rollins said. With one out, Jeanmar Gomez gave up consecutive singles to Yasiel … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • @POTUS unscripted: Obama shows a looser side on Twitter

    President Barack Obama is taking to Twitter to muse about sports, pop culture, even Supreme Court rulings - at all hours of the day. The White House has used Twitter to promote the president's views for years, but mostly in a highly scripted … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Australia prepares for sleepless nights, frets a little

    By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian cricket fans prepared themselves for one final decent night's sleep on Tuesday before seven weeks glued to television sets deep into the small hours watching the Ashes series beamed around the world … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Kyrgios slams 'racist' Olympic great Fraser

    Kyrgios slams 'racist' Olympic great Fraser

    Nick Kyrgios has accused Olympic great Dawn Fraser of being a "blatant racist" after she said tennis players should "go back to where their parents came from" if they did not set a better example to Australian youth. The former champion swimmer, … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Tennis-Kyrgios slams 'racist' Olympic great Fraser

    * Kyrgios slams 'blatantly racist' comments * Fraser later apologises (Adds Fraser apology) SYDNEY, July 7 (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios has accused Olympic great Dawn Fraser of being a "blatant racist" after she said tennis players should "go back to … More »

    Reuters - 3 hours ago
  • Tigers get 19 hits in 12-5 win over M's

    Tigers get 19 hits in 12-5 win over M's

    Detroit manager Brad Ausmus doesn't think hitting is contagious. J.D. Martinez disagrees, and has significant proof to point to after Monday's win over the Seattle Mariners. Martinez got three of the Tigers' 19 hits, as Detroit scored nine runs in … More »

    AP - Sports - 3 hours ago
  • Chris Sale falls short of strikeout record, but makes quick work of Blue Jays

    Chris Sale falls short of strikeout record, but makes quick work of Blue Jays

    Elsewhere: Jimmy Rollins delivers go-ahead hit vs. Phillies, Brian Dozier walks off for Twins, Giants lose again. … More »

    Big League Stew - 4 hours ago
  • Sri Lanka drop Herath, Kaushal from ODI squad v Pakistan

    Sri Lanka drop Herath, Kaushal from ODI squad v Pakistan

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka have dropped test spinners Rangana Herath and Tharindu Kaushal from their one-day squad for the five-match series against Pakistan starting on Saturday. Herath managed just two wickets in the first two tests against … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Baseball-Highlights of Monday's MLB games

    July 6 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's Major League Baseball games: - - - Astros 9, Indians 4 Preston Tucker had four hits, including a home run, and Dallas Keuchel pitched six solid innings as the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Young veterans look to summer league to refine skills

    The NBA summer leagues were created, in part, for players like Marcus Smart and Dante Exum. The first-round picks from the 2014 draft - Exum at No. 5 and Smart at No. 6 - were both considered talents that would need some refining. Summer league is … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Niese sharp, Mets blank slumping Giants

    Niese sharp, Mets blank slumping Giants

    Jonathon Niese had been waiting almost two months to earn a win. Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first victory since May 9, and the Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Bad light stops Djokovic after epic fightback

    Bad light stops Djokovic after epic fightback

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Holder and top seed Novak Djokovic suffered an almighty scare against South African giant Kevin Anderson before bad light halted play with the score tied at two sets all in their fourth round match at Wimbledon on … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • De Villiers declared fit on mixed day for South Africa

    De Villiers declared fit on mixed day for South Africa

    On a day when they potentially lost number eight Duane Vermeulen for the Rugby World Cup, there was better news for South Africa when captain Jean de Villiers was declared fit to play again. De Villiers, a key figure on and off the pitch for the … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Epiphanny Prince back with the New York Liberty

    Epiphanny Prince will finally get to play for her hometown team, the New York Liberty. Prince is back after missing the first 10 games of the regular season while she was competing for Russia in the EuroBasket tournament. The Liberty held their … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Spearmon set for Beijing return after '08 Olympics misstep

    For about 30 fabulous minutes, American sprinter Wallace Spearmon Jr. earned a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Well into his celebration lap that night - clowning around with good friend and gold medalist Usain Bolt - news finally caught … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Braves halt Brewers' winning streak at 8

    Braves halt Brewers' winning streak at 8

    Braves rookie Matt Wisler made his second career road start Monday night. Wisler allowed three runs and seven hits while pitching into the sixth inning, and Atlanta ended the Milwaukee Brewers' eight-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory. Staked … More »

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

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    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • Micronesia hammered again as Vanuatu win 46-0

    (Reuters) - The Federated States of Micronesia suffered their third record defeat when they were thrashed 46-0 by Vanuatu in an Olympic qualifying tournament on Tuesday. Jean Kaltack was Vanuatu’s top scorer, bagging 16 goals in the rout. … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • LEADING OFF: Cueto pitches for All-Star spot, Gray feels OK

    LEADING OFF: Cueto pitches for All-Star spot, Gray feels OK

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

    AP - Sports - 4 hours ago
  • Ned Yost explains why he didn't pick A-Rod for the AL All-Star team

    Ned Yost explains why he didn't pick A-Rod for the AL All-Star team

    No, it's not because of PEDs or cheating or anything like that. He wanted roster flexibility. … More »

    Big League Stew - 5 hours ago
  • Fan hit by line drive and injured during Braves-Brewers game

    A woman sitting several rows behind the Milwaukee Brewers' dugout was injured Monday night when she was hit by a line drive off the bat of Atlanta's Eury Perez. The game between the Braves and Brewers was delayed for about nine minutes in the top … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Monday's Sports In Brief

    Serena Williams extended her mastery over big sister Venus, and kept alive her bid for Grand Slam history. In the 26th career meeting between the siblings, Serena dominated with her steady serve and big hitting from the back of the court to win … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • You know how many Royals were voted All-Stars starters by MLB players? Zero

    You know how many Royals were voted All-Stars starters by MLB players? Zero

    After two months of handwringing over the fans' ballot, the MLB players' ballot told a very different story. … More »

    Big League Stew - 5 hours ago