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GOP convention kicks off as country reels from recent violence

Trump's campaign responded in a statement that said her " immigrant experience and love for America shone through in her speech". "And most i...

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Edmund leads Britain out of Murray's shadow

Seven days ago Andy Murray was celebrating his second Wimbledon title and now Great Britain have reached the semi-finals of the Davis Cup for ...

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Newcastle star set for medical at Liverpool

Liverpool have been linked with a host of midfielders this summer as they look to bolster their line-up at the centre of the park ahead of the n...

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Republican Convention 2016: Donald Trump's motorcade crashes on way to Cleveland

Trump himself took the stage just before 10:30 p.m., silhouetted against a white backdrop as Queen's " We are the Champions " blared. "We're g...

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United Kingdom parliament votes to renew nuclear weapons

Jeremy Corbyn, who supports scrapping Trident , allowed Labour MPs a free vote on the issue. A large majority of British lawmakers on Monda...

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Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams storms into ninth final

It has a good backdrop. But Williams says the scoreline is deceptive. After sweeping to the final without dropping a set , Kerber is guar...

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Kluber roughed up as Blue Jays rout Indians 17-1

Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion exchanges words with umpire Vic Carapazza , left, before Encarnacion was ejected from t...

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Portugal seek revenge for past agony against France

Griezmann, however, only needs to glimpse into Ronaldo's early career to see how a host nation can be upstaged in a European Championship final....

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Henrik Stenson Outduels Phil Mickelson to Win the British Open

He tied Jason Day's record for lowest under par set past year at the PGA Championship. His 63 matched Johnny Miller for the lowest closing...

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American Querrey stuns Djokovic at Wimbledon

Rod Laver figured Novak Djokovic might very well be the player, and this might very well be the year, that would finally end his distinction a...

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Russell Westbrook 'Controls His Destiny' One Year Before Free Agency

But he always told the Warriors he wasn't sure if he could leave OKC because of everything that had been built there, and because of his loyalti...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Manchester United debut could be very special

Nevertheless, it is a sign of the strength in depth that Mourinho will have at his call this season that the starting line-up he selected still ...

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Rodriguez hits No. 696; Nova, 'pen pitch Yanks over O's 2-1

The Yankees added another run in the third on a SAC Fly by Brian McCann . Alex Rodriguez showed why he has hit.455 against Gausman by going...

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Phil Mickelson hails Open victor Henrik Stenson as 'a great champion'

Yet Mickelson, 46, was going to need time to process whether all that great play meant much since he lost, though his previous five major wins w...

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Euro 2016: Germany's Mario Gomez suffers hamstring injury

Loew's cause for optimism over the Marseille semi-final is not obvious with three key players definitely ruled out, while captain Bastian Schwei...

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Wimbledon champion Andy Murray withdraws from Rogers Cup

With the Olympic Games jammed between Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, top tennis stars face tough scheduling decisions this summer. The world num...

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Broward's Eric Hosmer named MVP in first All-Star appearance

The game, held in Petco Park in San Diego , determined home-field advantage in the 2016 World Series. Even as well-represented as they were T...

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Hosmer gives All-Star Game MVP pickup truck to his dad

The previous low was 6.6 past year for the game in Cincinnati. Bryant added some more color to the All-Star Game in a more literal fashion as ...

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Ohio State RB Bri'onte Dunn dismissed from program

Bri'Onte Dunn was a four-star member of the Buckeyes' 2012 recruiting class, committing to former head coach Jim Tressel. Coming out of spring p...

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Berdych, Pliskova withdraw from Rio over Zika concerns

Stars - including golfer Rory McIlroy and tennis aces Milos Raonic and Simona Halep - have pulled out of the Games due to fears over the mos...

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Celtics lure Horford with $113M

Drafted by the Hawks with the third pick in the 2007 NBA Draft, Horford has played nine seasons in Atlanta averaging 14.3 points, 8.9 rebou...

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Biles, Douglas head U.S. gymnastics team for Rio

You probably knew this hashtag was coming, but #SquadGoals. "I don't want to finish like this", Douglas said . At least now, her gymnastics ...

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Lydia Ko wins three-way playoff in Ohio

Ko had an underwhelming back nine on her final round, with two bogies, and she also missed a birdie putt on the 18th, which would have given her...

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22 down, Serena vows no obsession with 24

In the women's final on Saturday, Serena Williams finally overcame the finishing hurdle to win her seventh Wimbledon and 22 Grand Slam tit...

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Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber to Meet in Wimbledon Final

She's the strongest one with the mentality to play on the big courts, the big events, finals, semi-finals, grand slams. Losing semi-finalists ...

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