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53 min ago | The State

Jeremy Lin joins Lakers in trade with Houston

Lin will make about $15 million this season in the last year of a deal that counts only $8 million against the salary cap.


Related Topix: NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Patrick Beverley

2 hrs ago | CBC News

Ravens' Jimmy Smith arrested in restaurant incident

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith was a key component in the team's 2013 Super Bowl win.


Related Topix: NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Jimmy Smith, NFL Players, Ray Rice, Deonte Thompson, Lorenzo Taliaferro, Jah Reid

7 hrs ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta

Terrific World Cup ends with marquee final

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Related Topix: Olympics, Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, Diego, Neymar, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

11 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

U.S. Open prize money triples in a decade

Traveling the world playing professional tennis isn't as lucrative as it appears.


Related Topix: More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Dmitry Tursunov, Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Wimbledon

Sat Jul 12, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Canelo Alvarez wins split decision against Erislandy Lara

Canelo Alvarez chased Erislandy Lara far too long Saturday night to pay much attention afterward to Lara's complaint that he won their fight.


Related Topix: Boxing, More Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr

WQXI-AM Atlanta

Hunter-Reay wins IndyCar race in Iowa

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Related Topix: Racing, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Indy Racing, Andretti Autosport, Tony Kanaan, Michael Andretti, Andretti Green Racing

Lexington Herald-Leader

Segura out after son's death, Brewers fall to StL

After shortstop Jean Segura left the team and traveled home to the Dominican Republic to mourn the death of his 9-month-old son, the Brewers lost their seventh straight game Saturday.


Related Topix: National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Jean Segura, Jimmy Nelson, Marco Estrada, Carlos Gomez

Lexington Herald-Leader

Wade on LeBron: 'We are champions'

In this June 14, 2014 file photo, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade smiles as he is asked a question during a media availability for the NBA basketball finals in San Antonio.


Related Topix: Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, NBA Players, LeBron James

The State

Tennis hall opens doors for Lindsay Davenport

After giving up on two other sports, she found something she liked. Davenport spent 98 weeks ranked No.


Related Topix: More Sports, Summer Olympic, Lindsay Davenport (2008 Beijing Olympics), US Open, Tennis, Lindsay Davenport, Golf, U.S. Women's Open, Wimbledon, Australian Open

Merced Sun-Star

Jazz match Charlotte offer for Gordon Hayward

In this April 17, 2014 file photo, Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward speaks to the media in Salt Lake City.


Related Topix: NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Derrick Favors, Trey Burke, Enes Kanter

Kyrgios splits with coach after Wimbledon run

Rising Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has split with coach Simon Rea two weeks after stunning top-ranked Rafael Nadal to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals.


Related Topix: Tennis Players, More Sports, Rafael Nadal, Tennis, Wimbledon, Todd Larkham, Australian Open

Northern Michigan News

Haren struggles again in Dodgers' loss to Padres

Dan Haren pitched much better last season after the All-Star break than he did before it - and he's hoping the same scenario will play out this time around.


Related Topix: National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Matt Kemp, Will Venable, Chase Headley

The Washington Post

King Felix crowns Oakland in Seattle's 3-2 win

Nick Punto tossed the bat and was already leaning toward first base, certain Oakland would get another chance in the ninth inning.


Related Topix: Derek Norris, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Reporter

Cardinals rally from 6 down, beat Brewers 7-6

Matt Holliday hit a solo homer with two outs in the ninth inning off closer Francisco Rodriguez, completing a comeback from a six-run deficit for a 7-6 win Friday night for St. Louis.


Related Topix: National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jonathan Lucroy, Baseball Players, Matt Holliday, Francisco Rodriguez, Trevor Rosenthal, Rob Wooten

The Winnipeg Free Press

Cincinnati Reds rally late for 6-5 win over Pittsburgh Pirates, 7th victory in 9 games

A Reds team that hadn't pulled off a big comeback all season now has two in one week.


Related Topix: Mike Leake, Zack Cozart, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Tony Watson, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Pedro Alvarez

Bellingham Herald

Phelps easily beats Lochte in 100 butterfly

Phelps turned in perhaps the most impressive performance so far in his comeback, posting the third-fastest time in the world this year while easily beating rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam on Friday night.


Related Topix: Swimming, Olympics, Summer Olympics

WATE-TV Knoxville

LeBron James returns to Cavs: 'I'm coming home'

29, 2008 file photo shows then-Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James at the team's media day in Independence, Ohio.

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Related Topix: NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anderson Varejao, NBA Players, Los Angeles Lakers

The Chronicle-Telegram

Sports Illustrated has exclusive: LeBron James returning to Cleveland

CLEVELAND - LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James tells Sports Illustrated, that he's decided to go home.


Related Topix: NBA Basketball, Miami Heat, NBA Players, LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

The Island Packet

4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

In this Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 file photo, violinst Vanessa Mae, starting under her father's name as Vanessa Vanakorn for Thailand, smiles after competing in the first run of the women's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.


Related Topix: Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Winter Sports, Tina Maze

Clippers sale quickly unsnagged

The possible sale of the L.A. Clippers appeared to have hit a contractual snag, but it quickly got unsnagged.


Related Topix: NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers