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Navardauskas wins Stage 19 of Tour de France

Ramunas Navardauskas of Lithuania led a late breakaway in a downpour to win the 19th Stage of the Tour de France on Friday after hitching a ride with his Garmin-Sharp teammates. Read more »

Published July 25, 2014

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Playoffs ‘almost impossible’ for Mountain West teams

The CFP touts “universal access” because it will include the top four teams in the country regardless of conference affiliation. In reality, the consensus is that no team from the... Read more »

Published July 25, 2014

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Andrew Wiggins signs contract with Cavs, cannot be traded for 30 days

Now that Wiggins has signed, he cannot be traded for 30 days. Wiggins is the centerpiece of a potential deal for Kevin Love, but now the trade cannot be executed for 30 days. Read more »

Published July 24, 2014

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Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on Tour victory

Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days. Read more »

Published July 24, 2014

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Commentary: Pacific Northwest apprenticeship over, Sarkisian settles in at USC

LOS ANGELES — Steve Sarkisian worked the various venues of Pac-12 football media days here Wednesday, walking a fragile line between diplomacy and bombast. “I wake up every... Read more »

Published July 24, 2014

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Utah State's Keeton getting Heisman hype

Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton got his junior season off to a superb start, only to have it derailed by a knee injury in Game 6. Read more »

Published July 23, 2014

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Clippers CEO: Sterling staying would be 'disaster'

Coach Doc Rivers has said he'll resign from the Los Angeles Clippers if Donald Sterling remains owner, the team's interim CEO testified, saying such a move would be a "disaster" for the franchise. Read more »

Published July 23, 2014

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Majka wins short, steep Tour de France Stage 17

Poland's Rafal Majka captured his second stage victory at the Tour de France on Wednesday, winning Stage 17th with a late breakaway on the last of four tough climbs in the Pyrenees. Read more »

Published July 23, 2014

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Wayne hoping Colts get off to fast start

Reggie Wayne is revved up and ready to get started on football. Read more »

Published July 23, 2014

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Mountain West looks to peacefully co-exist with power conferences

Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson painted a picture of college football as mostly sunny, but with “storm clouds.” Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Rory McIlroy is poised to be golf's next big thing

The closer McIlroy gets to being that top player, the more appreciation there is for the dominance Woods enjoyed for so many years. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

Michael Rogers of Australia led a breakaway to a downhill finish in winning the longest stage as the Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Tuesday. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Former Jazz forward Marvin Williams returning "home" Tar Heel state

Marvin Williams feels like he's coming home. Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what's coming. Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder, sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors, this British Open was never really in doubt. Read more »

Published July 20, 2014

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Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open

Rory McIlroy looks as if he has just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday. Read more »

Published July 19, 2014

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Woods keeps going wrong direction at British Open

Tiger Woods was the last to tee off Saturday in the British Open. He had the biggest gallery. It might have seemed like old times for Woods in the major championships except for one tiny detail. Read more »

Published July 19, 2014

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Majka wins 14th Tour stage; Nibali extends lead

Rafal Majka of Poland won the 14th stage of the Tour de France — a second day of punishing Alpine climbs and over the highest point on the race — as Vincenzo Nibali again extended his... Read more »

Published July 19, 2014

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LeBron James undecided on jersey No. 6 or 23

LeBron James has to make another big decision. Read more »

Published July 18, 2014

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Putin urges Ukraine cease-fire after plane attack

Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners spread out Friday across the sunflower fields and villages of eastern Ukraine, searching the wreckage of a jetliner shot down as it... Read more »

Published July 18, 2014

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AP source: Lakers make winning bid for Carlos Boozer

A person with knowledge of the details says the Los Angeles Lakers have claimed Carlos Boozer after he was waived by the Chicago Bulls via the amnesty clause. Read more »

Published July 17, 2014

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After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

It was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League's 5-3 victory. Read more »

Published July 17, 2014

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McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open

Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open. Read more »

Published July 17, 2014

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Kristoff wins 12th Tour stage, Nibali keeps lead

Alexander Kristoff of Norway, in a solo show of opportunistic racing, won the 12th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as Vincenzo Nibali kept the yellow jersey for a 10th day on Thursday. Read more »

Published July 17, 2014

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Factory worker makes it a blue-collar British Open

John Singleton had just finished up a practice round along the Irish Sea when four young girls approached him from the other side of the fence. Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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