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United States swim trials close with no world records; Rio Games next

Michael Phelps won his latest showdown with Ryan Lochte , capturing the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Friday ...

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Serena Williams wins Wimbledon - and 22nd Grand Slam title

With respect to the Australian, who was there to see Williams win on Saturday, many of her victories came when tennis was restricted to amateurs...

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Tim Duncan announces retirement after 19 seasons with Spurs

As a 39-year-old, Duncan went toe to toe with Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, averaging 18 points and 11 rebounds in the 7 game series. "Con...

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Tim Duncan retires after 19 years with San Antonio Spurs

In his decorated career, Duncan picked up Rookie of the Year honours as well as two NBA MVP awards, three NBA Finals MVP awards, 15 All-Star ...

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France and Portugal make rival claims for Euro 2016 'history'

Portugal seemed to have found a bit of rhythm only against Wales as they beat the Ashley Williams led side 2-0. Portugal and Iceland were t...

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Noren leads by 2 shots after 3rd round of Scottish Open

Ji has broken par all three rounds with a 69 and 71 in the first two rounds followed by the 2-under performance on Saturday. "But making birdies...

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Serena's grand slam wins all a blur

A heart-breaking loss in the US Open semi-finals to Roberta Vinci last September denied her a chance of completing a rare calendar-year Grand Sl...

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Hawks reach one-year deal with Jarrett Jack

By parting ways with the soon-to-be 33-year-old, the Nets saved approximately $5.8 million in salary cap space while the Hawks were able to find...

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Two-time champ Alberto Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France

The two-time Tour victor, one of the pre-race favourites, climbed into the Tinkoff team vehicle with 100 kilometres of the 184.5km ninth stage b...

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Euro 2016 Final: Where, When How To Watch Portugal Vs

Santos is also not bothered that Portugal have not beaten France in 41 years since a 1975 friendly, and lost the last 10 games, including majo...

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Spurs star Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons in National Basketball Association

It's impossible not to call Tim Duncan the greatest power forward to ever play the game. As word spread of Duncan't retirement, Jazz pla...

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Serena Williams to face Angelique Kerber in Wimbledon final

When you hit with her, she's still playing really well. "That's why I'm so happy to reach my first Wimbledon final", Kerber said. "I just fe...

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This win feels 'extra special': Murray in tears after second Wimbledon title

Three weeks after losing a three-set tussle to Murray at Queen's Club, Raonic will get a chance to execute his plan as the two clash in Sunday's...

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More injuries befall Mets in loss to first-place Nationals

The Mets got on the board and broke up Strasburg's nascent no-hit bid with a leadoff home run to left on a full-count slider in bottom of the fi...

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Suhr tops United States trials in pole vault

Olympic Track & Field Trials, while senior Chanice Chase ran the 100-meter hurdles at the Canadian Athletics Championships on Sunday to conclude...

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Alex Noren pushes further ahead on day three of Scottish Open

Danny Lee of New Zealand (66) and Eddie Pepperell of England (67) were a shot behind Noren, who had an 8-under 136 total at Castle Stuart. Eng...

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Lesnar beats Hunt, Nunes stuns Tate at UFC 200

Unless she scores an all-time great knockout or finish against seventh-ranked Valentina Shevchenko in a couple weeks at UFC Fight Night Chicago,...

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Dallas police chief: Shooter had larger plans

Brown said police had been caught off guard when some protesters broke away from Thursday's demonstration, and his officers were exposed as they...

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Brock Lesnar Backstage At UFC 200: Talks Win, SummerSlam Return

On Sunday, at a historic card that broke Las Vegas gate and attendance records for the promotion, Nunes shattered that dream to become both the ...

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With Pepe fit, Portugal are ready to take on their critics

Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo da Sousa and Prime Minister Antonio Costa should lead its government delegation. "We were doing commentary ...

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Brock Lesnar earns fat paycheque at UFC 200

For former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, the mountainous obstacle of being an underdog didn't prove too daunting after all, perhaps returni...

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Craig Kimbrel To Have Knee Surgery, Red Sox Will Be Fine

In 34 appearances, Kimbrel has posted a 3.55 earned run average and has nailed down 17 saves. He previously combined for 33 1/3 innings of 3.74 ...

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CC Sabathia roughed up in Yankees' loss to White Sox

Cellular Field. Tanaka, pitching on five days' rest instead of the usual four, kept the White Sox (43-41) off-balance for most of his 7 2/3 in...

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Pepe: Portugal Won Euro 2016 'For Cristiano Ronaldo'

When Europe's governing body UEFA decided eight years ago to add eight teams to the finals, its then president Michel Platini promised the stand...

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Phelps drops 200 freestyle at US Olympic trials

Missy Franklin dives at the start of a preliminary heat in the women's 100-meter backstroke at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb....

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