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Warriors win NBA title, down LeBron, Cavs 105-97 in Game 6

The Golden State Warriors won their first NBA championship since 1975, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6. Read more »

Published June 16, 2015

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Wambach's goal gives US a 1-0 win over Nigeria

Abby Wambach scored late in the first half and the U.S. women's national team went on to beat Nigeria 1-0 on Tuesday night for a first-place finish in its group at the Women's World Cup. Read more »

Published June 16, 2015

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Report: Cardinals allegedly hacked Astros player information

Major League Baseball says it is cooperating with a federal investigation into an illegal breach of the Houston Astros' internal database after a report that the St. Louis Cardinals were responsible for the hack. Read more »

Published June 16, 2015

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Blackhawks shut out Lightning for another Stanley Cup title

Jonathan Toews raised the Stanley Cup over his head and soaked in the cheers from the adoring crowd. Patrick Kane pumped his right arm in celebration. Johnny Oduya pulled a Chicago flag with a... Read more »

Published June 15, 2015

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Warriors withstand James, take 3-2 lead over Cavs in finals

The Golden State Warriors are a win away from ending one long championship drought and extending another. Read more »

Published June 14, 2015

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Survey shows coaches give high marks to flat-seam baseball

OMAHA, Neb. — An American Baseball Coaches Association survey shows nearly 90 percent of Division I coaches who responded have a favorable impression of the flat-seam baseball put into play... Read more »

Published June 14, 2015

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Blackhawks edge Lightning 2-1, reach brink of NHL title

Ben Bishop stopped 27 shots after missing Game 4 with an undisclosed injury, but the goalie's ill-advised venture outside the crease led to Sharp's goal. Read more »

Published June 13, 2015

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US and Sweden play to 0-0 group-stage draw

The United States played to a 0-0 tie with Sweden and former coach Pia Sundhage Friday night in one of the most anticipated matches of the group stage at the Women's World Cup. Read more »

Published June 13, 2015

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30-second shot clock a positive step, but unlikely to solve college basketball’s greater issues

is team’s 87-78 victory against Arkansas during the NCAA Tournament in March, a victory that came in an up-tempo, free-flowing game, North Carolina coach Roy Williams was asked if what he had just witnessed was college... Read more »

Published June 12, 2015

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Interpol suspends $22M FIFA project during corruption crisis

Interpol suspended its 10-year, 20 million euro ($22.4 million) partnership with FIFA on Friday while soccer's governing body is implicated in bribery allegations. Read more »

Published June 12, 2015

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Brazil may lift visa needed by Americans heading to Olympics

Brazil's tourism minister said Thursday the visa requirements may be lifted for Americans wishing to attend next year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, an effort that may boost ticket sales. Read more »

Published June 12, 2015

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Warriors even NBA Finals, beat Cavaliers 103-82 in Game 4

No panic, no playing around. Just California cool. Read more »

Published June 11, 2015

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Bobblehead hall of fame, museum finds home in Milwaukee

There's a puppetry museum in Utah. A vacuum museum in Oregon. A roller skating museum in Nebraska. So, why not a bobblehead hall of fame and museum in Wisconsin? Read more »

Published June 11, 2015

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Guam beats Turkmenistan 1-0 in World Cup qualifying

goal by Serdar Annaorazov in the first half gave Guam a 1-0 victory over Turkmenistan on Thursday in the second round of Asian World Cup qualifying. Read more »

Published June 11, 2015

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FIFA's top spokesman leaves job, Blatter urged to do same

FIFA's top spokesman left his job on Thursday, hours after Sepp Blatter was urged to do the same by the European Parliament. Read more »

Published June 11, 2015

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Cavs' Dellavedova out of hospital, ready for Game 4

Matthew Dellavedova walked into the interview room double-fisted — with two cups of water. Read more »

Published June 10, 2015

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Blackhawks edge Tampa Bay 2-1, even Stanley Cup Final 2-2

Brandon Saad drove the net and had the puck poked away by Andrei Vasilevskiy. When he somehow found it again, Saad gave it a desperate backhand whack that just happened to send it right between... Read more »

Published June 10, 2015

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Raiders plan to give young cornerbacks a chance

When the Oakland Raiders began overhauling their team after another dismal season, one position noticeably didn't get much help. Read more »

Published June 10, 2015

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Wood's 87th-minute goal lifts US to 2-1 win at Germany

Bobby Wood scored a late goal for the second time in six days to give the United States its first victory at a European soccer power, lifting the Americans to a 2-1 win at World Cup champion... Read more »

Published June 10, 2015

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IOC members: Almaty narrows gap in 2022 race with Beijing

Almaty managed to win the attention of IOC members. The next challenge is to win their votes. Read more »

Published June 10, 2015

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LeBron, Cavaliers survive Warriors comeback to win Game 3, 96-91

LeBron James had 40 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on for a 96-91 victory over the Golden State Warriors and a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals. Read more »

Published June 10, 2015

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Chris Heston pitches no-hitter to lead Giants over Mets 5-0

Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter in the majors this season in his 13th career start, leading the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets 5-0 Tuesday night. Read more »

Published June 9, 2015

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Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 soccer riot

An Egyptian criminal court from the Mediterranean city of Port Said on Tuesday sentenced 11 people to death over a 2012 soccer riot that killed more than 70 people and injured hundreds in what was... Read more »

Published June 9, 2015

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Almaty, Beijing present 2022 Winter Games bids to IOC

Seeking to cut into Beijing's status as favorite, leaders of the Kazakh bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics told the IOC on Tuesday that Almaty presents the ideal choice for a "real" winter setting... Read more »

Published June 9, 2015

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Women's World Cup: Rapinoe scores twice in 3-1 US win over Australia

Megan Rapinoe scored twice and the United States overcame early defensive shakiness to beat Australia 3-1 Monday night in the Americans' opener at the Women's World Cup. Read more »

Published June 8, 2015

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