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Wambach says US win caps historic gay marriage day

June 27, 2015

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — That the United States capped Friday with a victory over China to advance to the semifinals at the Women's World Cup had special meaning for forward Abby Wambach. more »»

After wins in 100, Gay, Bowie weigh running 200 at nationals

June 27, 2015

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A light cool-down jog, maybe a quick ice bath for her legs and then a call to her grandmother in Mississippi. more »»

3 new USOC board members will help decide Boston's fate

June 27, 2015

A former deputy mayor, a big-time athletic director, an Olympic gold medalist.

They are the newest members of the U.S. more »»

LEADING OFF: Stanton hurt hand; Kershaw starts; Boyd's debut

June 27, 2015

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

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SORE SLUGGER

Major League homer leader Giancarlo Stanton hurt his hand Friday night while taking another big... more »»

US defeats China 1-0, plays Germany in World Cup semifinals

June 27, 2015

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Carli Lloyd finally was able to express her creativity on field. more »»

Gay, Bowie capture 100 titles at nationals

June 27, 2015

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Tyson Gay was going so fast through the finish line that he nearly ran out of track to apply the brakes, sidestepping cameramen to avoid a nasty collision. more »»

Ryne Sandberg resigns as Philadelphia Phillies manager

June 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryne Sandberg left on his terms. more »»

Scherzer takes perfect game into 6th, Nats beat Phils 5-2

June 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Max Scherzer has been so dominant that teammates are surprised when he actually gives up a hit. more »»

No surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft

June 27, 2015

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Connor McDavid's favorite hockey player is Sidney Crosby. His favorite non-skating athlete is LeBron James.

He's now in their club, forever to be known as a No. 1 pick. more »»

Watson in 3-way tie for US Senior Open lead through 2 rounds

June 27, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tom Watson still gets quite a thrill seeing his name atop the leaderboard.

Maybe even more at age 65. more »»

Germany tops France 5-4 in shootout to reach World Cup semis

June 27, 2015

MONTREAL (AP) — Germany coach Silvia Neid needed five volunteers for the shootout that could beat France and put the two-time Women's World Cup champions into the semifinals.

She got four. more »»

Scherzer's bid for 2nd straight no-hitter ends in 6th

June 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Max Scherzer's bid to become the second pitcher in major league history to throw two consecutive no-hitters ended when Philadelphia's Freddy Galvis doubled with one out in the... more »»

Watson maintains lead after second round of Travelers

June 26, 2015

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson shot a 3-under 67 on Friday to maintain a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Travelers Championship. more »»

Morgan, A-Rod up top for US vs China, Wambach on the bench

June 26, 2015

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Alex Morgan and Amy Rodriguez were starting up top for the United States for the Women's World Cup quarterfinal match against China on Friday night. more »»

Gay MLB umpire on Supreme Court ruling: 'They got it right'

June 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A Major League Baseball umpire who came out as gay last winter has applauded the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. more »»

NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. backs ban on Confederate flag

June 26, 2015

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. more »»

The artificial turf at the World Cup is still raising issues

June 26, 2015

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The fields are heating up, there are little black rubber pellets everywhere, and feet are covered with blister. more »»

Towns and Tyus arrive, Bjelica coming next to Timberwolves

June 26, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jacqueline Cruz-Towns sat on a bench in the Minnesota Timberwolves' sparkling new practice facility, proudly wearing a Wolves hat on her head and a big smile on her face as she... more »»

Mayweather-Pacquiao boosts casino winnings above $1 billion

June 26, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Huge crowds and high rollers in Las Vegas for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight helped Nevada casinos make more than $1 billion off gamblers in May, according to records... more »»

 
 
 

 

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