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From Vegas to Kazan: US wins mixed duet synchro at worlds

Details From Vegas to Kazan: US wins mixed duet synchro at worlds KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Christina Jones and Bill May, a couple of old pros in the pool making a comeback while juggling Las Vegas show careers, won a gold medal in new mixed duet technical synchr…...

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WNBA President: League to form committee to study expansion

Details UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The WNBA is ready to look into expansion....

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The Latest: Froome earns Tour best-climber jersey too

Details The Latest: Froome earns Tour best-climber jersey too ALPE D'HUEZ, France (AP) — The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):...

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The Latest: Alpe d'Huez offers zany finale to Tour de France

Details The Latest: Alpe d'Huez offers zany finale to Tour de France ALPE D'HUEZ, France (AP) — The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):...

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Prosecutors spent $462,000 on Aaron Hernandez prosecution

Details FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The investigation and murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez cost prosecutors nearly half a million dollars, a spokesman said Friday....

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Gabby Douglas right on schedule for golden return

Details Gabby Douglas right on schedule for golden return COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gabby Douglas is exasperated. Again and again and again the defending women's Olympic all-around champion emphatically slaps her right hand on one of the picnic tables th…...

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3 jockeys accused of fixing races at Evangeline Downs

Details OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Three jockeys are accused in a race-fixing scheme that involved holding back a horse picked as a favorite to win and using an agent to place bets on the race at Evangelin…...

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The Latest: Froome says releasing trade secrets is crazy

Details The Latest: Froome says releasing trade secrets is crazy PRA LOUP, France (AP) — The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):...

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The Latest: Tejay van Garderen out of Tour de France

Details The Latest: Tejay van Garderen out of Tour de France PRA LOUP, France (AP) — The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):...

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St. Joseph girl, 12, dominates at state arm wrestling match

Details St. Joseph girl, 12, dominates at state arm wrestling match ST. JOSEPH, Minn. — Boys tend to make excuses when they lose to Grace Houston....

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Column: Important not to let Armstrong ruin Tour again

Details Column: Important not to let Armstrong ruin Tour again LES BLAYES, France (AP) — In his biography, Chris Froome recounts how his two elder brothers used to amuse themselves by locking him in a dog kennel with an angry, scratching turkey. "Only whe…...

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Surfer and bare-handed shark wrestler returns to Australia

Details Surfer and bare-handed shark wrestler returns to Australia Mick Fanning sat up on a high stool, straight backed and good humored, recounting the story he will be telling for the rest of his days, about how he fought off a shark with his bare hands dur…...

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AP PHOTOS: Dirt track racing at the Ponderosa Speedway

Details AP PHOTOS: Dirt track racing at the Ponderosa Speedway JUNCTION CITY, Ky. (AP) — At the Ponderosa Speedway, a race track made of red clay and nestled in the small hills of central Kentucky, spectators can be sure they will take a little piece of t…...

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Everything you need to know about Special Olympics

Details The Special Olympics World Games will bring thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities to Los Angeles this week to compete in more than two dozen sports. Here are some details about …...

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Water skiiing: Mad-City Ski Team wins Division 1 title at Wisconsin State Show Ski Tournament

Details KELLNER — The Mad City Ski Team won the Division 1 title Sunday at the Wisconsin State Show Ski Tournament off the Red Beach on Lake Wazeecha....

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Despite big lead, Froome on defensive at Tour

Details Despite big lead, Froome on defensive at Tour VALENCE, France (AP) — Despite his comfortable lead in the Tour de France, Chris Froome heads into the Alps — the last big hurdle between him and victory in Paris — on the defensive....

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The Latest: Jordan Spieth feeling no pressure about Slam

Details The Latest: Jordan Spieth feeling no pressure about Slam ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The Latest from the 144th British Open on the Old Course at St. Andrews (all times local):...

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Innovative roof makes Minnesota stadium lighten up

Details Innovative roof makes Minnesota stadium lighten up MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ethylene-tetra-fluoro-ethylene....

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The Latest: Greipel wins Tour de France Stage 15

Details The Latest: Greipel wins Tour de France Stage 15 VALENCE, France (AP) — The latest from Stage 15 of the Tour de France (all times local):...

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LEADING OFF: Greinke's shutout streak, King Felix vs Yankees

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

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Cards’ Wong doesn’t shy away from his miscue, gets much support

Details If you were worried about Kolten Wong, don’t be....

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