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Memorial set at Florida arena for slain rapper XXXTentacion

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A major public memorial is planned at a Florida arena for rising rap star XXXTentacion (ex-ex-ex-ten-ta-see-YAWN), who was shot and killed this week. The family of the 20-year-old rapper whose … Click to Continue »

Formula One 'an opportunity like no other' for Miami, but will a deal get done?

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Imagine Miami getting the Super Bowl of auto racing every year for the next decade -- without the fuss (and cost) the comes with landing the NFL's championship game. That's … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Reus scores equalizer for Germany against Sweden

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The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Marco Reus has equalized for defending champion Germany three minutes into the second half against Sweden. Reus … Click to Continue »

Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

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Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup. The revelers shared space Saturday with marchers from the annual … Click to Continue »

Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

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The criticism of Mexico's national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. The answer has been emphatic. The Mexicans won their second straight match at the tournament, … Click to Continue »

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Liam Kirk 1st born-and-trained Brit selected in NHL draft

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Liam Kirk has become the first player born and trained in England to be selected in the NHL draft. The Arizona Coyotes picked the 18-year-old left wing 189th overall on … Click to Continue »

Hurricanes get Hamilton in blockbuster trade with Flames

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The Carolina Hurricanes acquired defenseman Dougie Hamilton on Saturday as part of a blockbuster trade with the Calgary Flames at the NHL draft. Carolina got Hamilton, winger Micheal Ferland and … Click to Continue »

Charles Leclerc shows why he's hot prospect in F1

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Charles Leclerc became the sensation of the French Grand Prix when he steered his Sauber to the eighth fastest time in qualifying on Saturday. That was impressive from a 20-year-old … Click to Continue »

Belgium, team of tomorrow, hopes to finally win now

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Belgium is the team of tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow. De Rode Duivels, as the Red Devils are known, have been playing for 114 years and remain in search of … Click to Continue »

Brazil hit by injuries at World Cup, even coach needs care

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Brazil doctors have been busy lately at the World Cup, with even the team's coach needing medical attention. Douglas Costa and Danilo have been ruled out of the match against … Click to Continue »

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England seeks own version of 'happy football' at World Cup

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The England soccer team is apparently described in China as one of those that plays "happy football." It's not meant as a compliment. At the World Cup, a Chinese reporter … Click to Continue »

Brewers recall IF Miller, send down struggling OF Santana

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The Milwaukee Brewers recalled veteran infielder Brad Miller from Triple A Colorado Springs and optioned struggling outfielder Domingo Santana. Miller, acquired from Tampa Bay on June 10 in exchange for … Click to Continue »

Djokovic to face Cilic in Queen's Club final

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After reaching his first ATP Tour final in almost a year, Novak Djokovic still appeared far from content. The 12-time Grand Slam champion set up a meeting with Marin Cilic … Click to Continue »

Serbs angrier at World Cup ref than at nationalist gestures

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Serbs appeared angrier Saturday at the referee who officiated their country's 2-1 World Cup defeat than at two Swiss players who provocatively flashed Albanian nationalist gestures after scoring. Years of … Click to Continue »

Amelie Mauresmo next Davis Cup captain in France, 1st woman

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Former top-ranked Amelie Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain France's Davis Cup men's team when she replaces Yannick Noah next season. "I'm obviously very proud of the trust … Click to Continue »

Senators draft pair of University of North Dakota defensemen

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The Ottawa Senators are stocking up on players headed to the University of North Dakota. The Senators drafted incoming Fighting Hawks defenseman Jacob Bernard-Docker in the first round Friday night. … Click to Continue »

Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings

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After five years back home in Russia, Ilya Kovalchuk is ready to resume his Stanley Cup chase with the Los Angeles Kings. The high-scoring forward agreed to a three-year, $18.75 … Click to Continue »

Friendship between players has limits at World Cup

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Even a great friendship between players who used to be at the same club has its limits when it comes to the World Cup. Senegal forward Sadio Mane can attest … Click to Continue »

A's recall OF Martini, send Bassitt, Coulombe to Triple-A

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The Oakland Athletics recalled outfielder Nick Martini from Triple-A Nashville on Saturday and optioned right-handed pitcher Chris Bassitt and left-hander Danny Coulombe before their game at Chicago against the White … Click to Continue »

England ends losing run by beating Boks in series defeat

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Captain Owen Farrell's six penalties and another Jonny May try earned England a much-needed consolation victory from its tour of South Africa as the visitors won 25-10 at Newlands on … Click to Continue »

AP source: Avalanche put Orpik on buyout waivers

A person with knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press that the Colorado Avalanche have placed veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik on unconditional waivers to buy out his contract. The … Click to Continue »

Bjerregaard, Kaymer among 6 BMW International Open leaders

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Danish golfer Lucas Bjerregaard shot a 5-under 67 to equal the week's lowest round for a six-way share of the lead after the third round of the BMW International Open … Click to Continue »

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Phoenix dropped from IndyCar's 2019 schedule

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The IndyCar series won't return to ISM Raceway in 2019, ending a three-year run at the track in the Phoenix suburbs. IndyCar said attendance at the oval in Avondale, Arizona, … Click to Continue »

Iran-Portugal group finale has high stakes, juicy subplots

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If Iran can be the first team to stop Cristiano Ronaldo from scoring at this year's World Cup, the result could be historically significant. A final score favorable enough to … Click to Continue »

Oklahoma State AD Mike Holder gets 3-year contract extension

Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder has received a three-year contract extension, with his annual pay boosted to $950,000. The deal was approved Friday by the Oklahoma State University/A&M Board … Click to Continue »

Belgium looks best yet at World Cup in 5-2 rout of Tunisia

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Belgium seems to be getting better and better — maybe even the best yet at the World Cup. It's still early, but a hugely talented Belgian squad made a big … Click to Continue »

Hamilton secures record-extending 75th pole at French GP

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Lewis Hamilton finally got his improved engine and put it to good use on Saturday, streaking away to a record-extending 75th career pole position at Formula One's French Grand Prix. … Click to Continue »

Argentina: cocaine seized in World Cup trophy replicas

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Some Argentines are taking advantage of World Cup fervor. The security minister of Buenos Aires province said Friday that police have broken up an organization that trafficked marijuana and cocaine … Click to Continue »

Tunisia's defeat caps a miserable World Cup for Arab nations

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Arab nations came to the World Cup with high hopes but they've been dashed. With four Arab teams in the tournament — the most ever — and one of the … Click to Continue »

Japan overpowers Georgia 28-0 in rain

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Japan made light of rain and slippery conditions to steamroll Georgia 28-0 on Saturday and finish its June rugby series in style. Conditions forced the teams to put boot to … Click to Continue »