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Women's World Cup: Japan beat England – in pictures

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Women's World Cup: Japan beat England – in pictures
They’re the first senior England team to reach a international semi-final since Lineker and co at the 1990 World Cup. They may have fallen agonisingly short of the final thanks to a strong Japan effort, but both teams can hold their heads high. Here are the best photos of the match • Read the match report • Japan beat England 1-0 – as it happened Continue reading...

GM Jerry Dipoto Departs After 3 1/2 Years With Angels

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General manager Jerry Dipoto has left the Los Angeles Angels after 3 1/2 years with club

Angels G.M. Jerry Dipoto Quits After Rift With Mike Scioscia Widens

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Angels G.M. Jerry Dipoto Quits After Rift With Mike Scioscia Widens
In an era when statistical analysis has shifted leadership dynamics for many clubs, a rift over how to handle scouting data appears to have caused Dipoto’s resignation.

Women's World Cup: Heartbreaking own goal ends England dreams at the death

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Women's World Cup: Heartbreaking own goal ends England dreams at the death
Japan 2-1 EnglandLaura Bassett scores own goal in added timeRead Tim Hill’s minute-by-minute reportEngland’s World Cup dream ended in the cruellest fashion here last night when Laura Bassett’s stoppage time own goal redirected Mark Sampson’s Lionesses from the final in Vancouver to Heathrow.They must travel via Saturday’s third place play off against Germany here, while Japan face USA in the final the next day. Continue reading...

Cadel Evans has gone, but Australian cycling remains in ruddy health | Kieran Pender

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Cadel Evans has gone, but Australian cycling remains in ruddy health | Kieran Pender
Despite the retirement of Cadel Evans, with the 2015 Tour de France about to begin Australia’s cycling stocks have rarely shined more brightlyIt’s an unlikely situation when the retirement of a sport’s biggest name coincides with the emergence of a new era of prosperity. But following Cadel Evans’ final race earlier this year, that is exactly the scenario facing road cycling in Australia.When 10 Australians roll up to the individual time trial starting gate in Utrecht this Saturday for the ... more


CLIPPERS ANNOUNCE SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER AND SCHEDULE

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CLIPPERS ANNOUNCE SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER AND SCHEDULE
The Los Angeles Clippers today announced their roster for the 2015 Southwest Airlines Pro Summer League in Orlando.

Shumpert returning: 'Be back soon Cleveland'

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Shumpert returning: 'Be back soon Cleveland'

Report: Cavs to bring back Shumpert for 4 years, $40 million

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A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Iman Shumpert has agreed to terms on a four-year, $40 million contract that ... more

AP Source: Cavs Bring Back Shumpert for 4 Years, $40 Million

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A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Iman Shumpert has agreed to terms on a four-year, $40 million contract that ... more

Report: Wright, Griz strike 3-year, $18M deal

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Report: Wright, Griz strike 3-year, $18M deal
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California Bill Would Classify Pro Sports Cheerleaders Employees

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A bill currently before California Governor Jerry Brown would make clear that cheerleaders for state-based professional sports teams are employees, following high-profile lawsuits alleging labor ... more

Judge Upholds Ex-NFL Star Hernandez' Murder Conviction

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A Massachusetts judge on Wednesday rejected a request by lawyers for former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez to overturn his conviction for the 2013 ... more

NFL Player C.J. Spillman Charged With Sexual Assault in Texas

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National Football League free agent safety C.J. Spillman has been charged with sexual assault in a September incident at a Dallas-area hotel when he was ... more

Paraguay Eye Third Pickup Truck as Prize for Argentina Upset

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Paraguay coach Ramon Diaz, famous for his motivational methods, revealed on Monday he owes his squad two pickup trucks plus a third if they upset ... more

Sports Briefing | Pro Football: Michael Sam Returns to Montreal

published Fri, Jun 26 2015 21:49 GMT
Sam, an openly gay defensive lineman, left the Canadian Football League team during training camp without explanation, and the Alouettes placed him on their suspended ... more

Maple Leafs Trade Phil Kessel to Penguins as N.H.L. Free Agency Opens

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Maple Leafs Trade Phil Kessel to Penguins as N.H.L. Free Agency Opens
Toronto, which is rebuilding, sent the star forward Phil Kessel to Pittsburgh to join Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

Glen Sather Steps Down as Rangers’ General Manager

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Glen Sather Steps Down as Rangers’ General Manager
Sather, who was hired in 2000, turns over the reins to his assistant Jeff Gorton. Sather will remain the team president.

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Sharks Acquire Goalie

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San Jose picked up a new starter in Martin Jones as part of a trade with the Boston Bruins.

Garden Hires New President From Agency With Knick Ties

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David O’Connor was a longtime executive of the Creative Artists Agency, which represents Carmelo Anthony, as well as the Knicks executives Allan Houston and Mark ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Hockey Hall of Fame Elections

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Nicklas Lidstrom, a seven-time winner of the Norris Trophy as the N.H.L.’s top defenseman, led the seven-member class elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Orioles Hit 2 HRs to Back Chen in 4-2 Victory Over Rangers

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J.J. Hardy hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning to back an effective pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen and carry the Baltimore Orioles ... more

Indians' Carrasco Loses No-Hitter With 2 Outs in 9th vs Rays

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Carlos Carrasco of the Cleveland Indians has lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning.

Angels G.M. Jerry Dipoto Quits After Rift With Mike Scioscia Widens

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Angels G.M. Jerry Dipoto Quits After Rift With Mike Scioscia Widens
In an era when statistical analysis has shifted leadership dynamics for many clubs, a disagreement over how to handle scouting data appears to have caused ... more

Reports: GM Jerry Dipoto Quits After 3 1/2 Years With Angels

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Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto says he has resigned, but the team is refusing to confirm his departure.

Marlins' Jose Fernandez Returns Following 13-Month Layoff

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Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez says his long layoff was a life lesson, even if it was lousy for his career.

U.S. Can Thank Defense for Spot in Women’s World Cup Final

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U.S. Can Thank Defense for Spot in Women’s World Cup Final
The Americans have not been scored upon since the 27th minute of the tournament’s first match, a run of 513 minutes.

England centre-half likens six weeks in Canada to the Big Brother house

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England centre-half likens six weeks in Canada to the Big Brother house
• It’s new territory for us, says Laura Bassett of Notts County• England bullish on the eve of Japan semi-finalLaura Bassett has likened England’s World ... more

Sweden jubilant following European Under-21 victory over Portugal – video

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Sweden jubilant following European Under-21 victory over Portugal – video
Sweden's Under-21s striker John Guidetti and manager Håkan Ericson give their reactions after Sweden beat Portugal on penalties 4-3 on Tuesday night in Prague. Guidetti ... more

Chile train for Copa América final against Argentina – video

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Chile train for Copa América final against Argentina – video
Chile train for their Copa América final against Argentina. Chile beat Peru 2-1 on Modnay in the semi-finals to secure their place. They will face ... more

Jackson Martínez set for Atlético Madrid after club meet Porto’s buyout clause

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Jackson Martínez set for Atlético Madrid after club meet Porto’s buyout clause
• Porto announce Atlético have met €35m buyout clause for player• Colombian forward scored 21 goals in 29 appearances last seasonAtlético Madrid are poised to ... more

Marsh stakes Ashes claim with ton

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Australia's Mitchell Marsh presses his claims for inclusion in the first Ashes Test with an unbeaten 136 against Essex.

Notts set Worcestershire tough chase

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Nottinghamshire captain Chris Read stars with the bat as his side sets Worcestershire 324 to win at Trent Bridge.

Lancashire set 414 for victory

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Ben Duckett's half-century helps Northants take control and set a tough target for Lancashire on the third day at Old Trafford.

Bath back-rower Fearns joins Lyon

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Bath back-rower Carl Fearns leaves the club after agreeing a deal with French second-tier side Lyon.

Double ton for Evans in Bears draw

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Warwickshire's Laurie Evans hits the first double century of his career as the Bears draw with Sussex at Edgbaston.

Matt Dobyns Wins PGA Professional

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Matt Dobyns won the PGA Professional National Championship for the second time in four years Wednesday to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship.
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Woods Returns to The Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia

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In its infancy, The Greenbrier Classic was friendly to first-time winners and re-energized the careers of veterans who had been stuck in a rut.
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Bubba and Tiger Recovering From Highs and Lows

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Bubba Watson and Tiger Woods are both trying to recover this week at the Greenbrier Classic, one from the highs of victory and the other ... more
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Goosen Wins Playoff and Ticket to St. Andrews

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Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen birdied the first playoff hole of a qualifying tournament at Woburn Golf Club on Tuesday to secure a spot ... more
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Sturgeon, Polland Share PGA Professional Lead

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Grant Sturgeon shot a 1-under 69 on Tuesday at Philadelphia Cricket Club for a share of the third-round lead with Ben Polland in the PGA ... more
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Marsh stakes Ashes claim with ton

published about 9 hours ago
Australia's Mitchell Marsh presses his claims for inclusion in the first Ashes Test with an unbeaten 136 against Essex.

Notts set Worcestershire tough chase

published about 9 hours ago
Nottinghamshire captain Chris Read stars with the bat as his side sets Worcestershire 324 to win at Trent Bridge.

Lancashire set 414 for victory

published about 9 hours ago
Ben Duckett's half-century helps Northants take control and set a tough target for Lancashire on the third day at Old Trafford.

Double ton for Evans in Bears draw

published about 11 hours ago
Warwickshire's Laurie Evans hits the first double century of his career as the Bears draw with Sussex at Edgbaston.

VIDEO: Clarke first-ball wicket 'amazing'

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Essex bowler Tom Moore tells BBC Look East that his first-ball wicket of Australia captain Michael Clarke in their Ashes warm-up game had been planned ... more
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