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A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) -- Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena....
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McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

LONDON (AP) -- Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews....
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Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life....
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World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away....
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US enjoys 1 final title celebration before leaving Canada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship trophy on her head....
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Women's World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

NEW YORK (AP) -- The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television....
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AP source: Giants aware of Pierre-Paul's fireworks injury

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Giants are aware of an incident involving Jason Pierre-Paul and fireworks, but the team is unsure about the severity of any injuries to the star defensive end, a person with knowledge of the incident tells The Associated Press on Monday....
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Big moves made, but dealing isn't done in NBA free agency

LeBron James is available. Marc Gasol, too....
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Djokovic must wait to try to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) -- For two sets in Wimbledon's fourth round on Monday, defending champion Novak Djokovic was in serious trouble, unable to solve 6-foot-8 (2.03-meter) Kevin Anderson's big serve....
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Williams takes on Azarenka in Wimbledon quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) -- The last time Serena Williams played Victoria Azarenka, they exchanged angry gestures, testy words - and a pair of shorts....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you support the decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba and reopen the U.S. embassy in Havana? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
65%
Yes:
35%
Total Votes: 6,253

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Vatican recognizing the Palestinian Authority as a state will hurt the prospects for advancing a peace agreement?

Yes:
53%
No:
47%
Total Votes: 10,354