Women's World Cup final:
  • NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway.

    Associated Press
  • Remember When Hope Solo Drove a Corvette Pace Car?

    Fun fact: U.S. women’s goalie Hope Solo has been stopping opponent goals for the United States since 1996 when she was a member of the U16 team. Another fun fact: she also likes to drive Corvettes on the race track. Fast. In honor of tonight’s big World Cup game vs Japan, we wanted to throwback

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  • The Philadelphia 76ers are hoarding draft picks like crazy — here's every future pick they own right now

    With the Philadelphia 76ers' recent swindle of the Sacramento Kings, general manager Sam Hinkie...

    Business Insider
  • Woods drops seven behind as four tie for lead at Greenbrier

    (Reuters) - Tiger Woods fell seven strokes off the pace as four players tied for the lead after the third round of the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Saturday. On a day when American Jason Bohn carded a nine-under-par 61 to join the logjam at the top, Woods battled to his highest score of…

    Reuters
  • After Triple Crown, a new world greets Victor Espinoza

    This is the new reality for Victor Espinoza. A half-filled white Styrofoam cup of espresso is to his left, a black Sharpie pen is in his right hand and a 3-inch-high stack of Triple Crown commemorative posters is in front of him. For the rest of his life, Espinoza will be introduced as a Triple…

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  • Rosberg fooled by Hamilton pit stop masterstroke

    Nico Rosberg believed he was on course to win Sunday's British Grand Prix when Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton made his decision to pit for intermediate tyres in the rain-swept closing laps. "When it started raining, I felt great," said Rosberg. "I was really able to attack and pass both Williams…

    AFP
  • Woman suing Marlins after mascot 'shark attack'

    Woman says the mascot's bite caused either permanent or continuing injuries in her neck and back. She's suing for $15,000 in damages.

    Big League Stew
  • How Hawk-Eye Is Destroying Tennis

    Wimbledon kicks off today. But thanks to this technology, you might tune out.

    Ozy
  • AP source: Derrick Williams agrees to 2 years with Knicks

    Derrick Williams is headed to New York looking for another chance to fulfill the promise he once showed. A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the former No. 2 overall draft pick has agreed to terms with the Knicks on a two-year deal worth $10 million. Williams…

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    Photos of the day - July 5, 2015 (16 photos)

    Britain's Prince William, Kate the Duchess of Cambridge, their son Prince George and daughter Princess Charlotte in a pram arrive for Charlotte's Christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, the pack passes a windmill in Montfoort during the second stage of the Tour de France and…

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  • Trevor Bauer mimics teammates batting stances during rare plate appearance

    Trevor Bauer borrowed from Jason Kipnis, Mike Aviles and Ryan Raburn, and amazingly draws a walk.

    Big League Stew
  • Suns find another reason to dislike the Spurs

    The Phoenix Suns vaulted from long shots to finalists in the bid to land coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed that the Suns and Spurs were the finalists for the services of the All-Star forward. A huge banner was to have been put up outside at US…

    The Associated Press
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  • Nigeria fire Keshi and hire Amodu

    The two-year contract of Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has been terminated because "he lacks the required commitment" and Shuaibu Amodu will replace him with immediate effect, the Nigerian football federation (NFF) has announced. "Having thoroughly reviewed the reports/findings of the NFF…

    AFP
  • Tiger's swing still faltering under pressure, says Faldo

    (Reuters) - Nick Faldo has all but written off Tiger Woods as a contender at this month's British Open, concluding that the 14-times major champion's swing is still faltering under pressure. Faldo, whose six major titles included a five-stroke romp at St. Andrews in 1990, made the observation as…

    Reuters
  • U.S coach praises Japan for bringing possession into play

    By Simon Evans VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Japan's World Cup victory four years ago with a possession style approach was a turning point for the women's game that will be reflected in Sunday's final, according to United States head coach Jill Ellis. Japan became the first Asian team to win the World Cup…

    Reuters
  • Messi fails again with Argentina's national team

    Lionel Messi has come up short again in his attempt to succeed with Argentina's national team. Messi looked nothing like the star that he is with Barcelona on Saturday, and Argentina lost the Copa America final to Chile 4-1 on penalties, extending its 22-year title drought. Saturday's…

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