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Hosmer, Perez lift AL to 4-2 All-Star win, World Series home field advantage

Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title. Read more »

Published July 12, 2016

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Lloyd, Solo, Heath make third Olympic roster

Carli Lloyd, who has scored in the gold-medal winning final for the United States in the last two Olympics, has been named to the national team roster for the Rio Games. Read more »

Published July 12, 2016

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Manfred says he's not worried PEDs behind home run increase

With home runs up to a level not seen since the height of the Steroids Era, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he is not worried performance-enhancing drugs are a reason for the increase. Read more »

Published July 12, 2016

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Matthews wins Tour de France Stage 10 after long breakaway

Michael Matthews profited from the work of his teammates to win the 10th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish after a long breakaway on Tuesday. Read more »

Published July 12, 2016

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Abuse victim: Callous Paterno ignored '76 Sandusky complaint

A man who says former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused him as a boy in 1976 testified in court documents unsealed Tuesday that head coach Joe Paterno was told... Read more »

Published July 12, 2016

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Giancarlo Stanton beats Frazier in All-Star Home Run Derby

Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins has won the All-Star Home Run Derby with an impressive display of power that bested defending champion Todd Frazier of the Chicago White Sox. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game in San Diego

Chris Sale can admit it now: He was a little too in love with the strikeout. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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Some at Futures Game turned down football, basketball to pursue a pro career on the diamond

Dylan Cozens said his choice was simple. He could have played defensive end at the University of Arizona or signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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Chris Sale says Tony Gwynn's death caused him to quit chewing tobacco

The Chicago White Sox pitcher, who leads the major leagues with 14 wins, was picked to start Tuesday night's game at Petco Park. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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Warriors star Draymond Green faces misdemeanor assault claim

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor assault and battery over the weekend near the Michigan State campus, police said Monday. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Tim Duncan spent nearly two decades as the quiet storm in the middle of the San Antonio Spurs franchise, putting the team on his broad shoulders and carrying it to heights unseen in modern American... Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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UFC sold for $4 billion, White stays on to run promotion

UFC President Dana White confirmed the sale of the mixed martial arts promotional company in text messages to The Associated Press on Sunday night. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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Biles, Douglas headline US women's gymnastics team; future Ute MyKayla Skinner an alternate

Simone Biles can officially book that plane ticket for Brazil. Same for defending Olympic champion Gabby Douglas. Read more »

Published July 10, 2016

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Portugal stuns host France to win cup despite Ronaldo injury

Portugal overcame the loss of injured captain Cristiano Ronaldo to beat France 1-0 in the European Championship final on Sunday, with a goal in extra time from substitute Eder securing their country's first football title. Read more »

Published July 10, 2016

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Murray beats Raonic in 3 sets for 2nd Wimbledon championship

After Britain famously endured a 77-year wait between Wimbledon men's champions, Andy Murray has given the host country a pair of titles in quick succession. Read more »

Published July 10, 2016

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Spanish matador fatally gored, first time since 1985

A bullfighter was fatally gored in Spain in an eastern town — the first professional matador to be killed in the ring in more than three decades. Read more »

Published July 10, 2016

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Olympic champ Douglas searching for old magic at trials

This was not supposed to be part of the story reigning Olympic champion Gabby Douglas had in mind when she set her sights on Rio. Read more »

Published July 9, 2016

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Froome jabs a spectator in the face during Tour de France

Before launching his downhill attack, Chris Froome landed a left jab — to a spectator's face. Read more »

Published July 9, 2016

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1 dead from bull-run goring in Alicante; 2 gored in Pamplona

A man from Valencia died Saturday after being gored in a late-night bull run near the southern Spanish town of Alicante, while two men were gored and 12 others injured in the more popular morning... Read more »

Published July 9, 2016

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Williams beats Kerber in Wimbledon final for 22nd Slam title

Serena Williams won her record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title by beating Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 in the Wimbledon final on Saturday. Read more »

Published July 9, 2016

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Dustin Johnson to skip Olympics due to concern about Zika

U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson is withdrawing from the Olympics because he is concerned about the Zika virus. Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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Players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters feel real-world pain

Beware: "Pokemon Go," a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health. Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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'13 Wimbledon champ Murray faces new foe in 11th Slam final

The 11th Grand Slam final of Andy Murray's career will be unlike any of the others in at least one way: The opponent will not be Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic. Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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Inflatable arch collapses over rider in Tour de France

Adam Yates didn't know what hit him. Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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No. 1 pick Ben Simmons showing his potential already

Ben Simmons showed why he was the No. 1 overall pick by the downtrodden Philadelphia 76ers during his first two games in the Utah Jazz Summer League. It was also clear the former LSU star has... Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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