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Moore leads West past East in WNBA All-Star Game

Maya Moore provided the example, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike gladly followed along, and Sue Bird received attention and recognition she deserved. Read More

Dempsey record goal, assist leads U.S. into Gold Cup final

Clint Dempsey fed Jozy Altidore for the go-ahead goal, then scored on a free kick to match Landon Donovan’s American record with his 57th international goal and lead the United States over Costa Rica 2-0 tonight. Read More

Froome all but seals Tour de France win in Marseille

Chris Froome virtually sealed a fourth Tour de France victory on the penultimate stage today, stamping his authority on the race in a time trial in Marseille streets. Read More

7 students face hearings in Merchant Marine Academy probe

Updated on  July 22, 2017 at 3:21 pm
Seven suspended men’s soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will face campus disciplinary hearings over allegations of sexual misconduct, coercion and hazing, according to a federal lawyer. Read More

Sources: John Wall, Wiz agree to $170M, 4-year extension

All-Star point guard John Wall and the Washington Wizards have agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension that will start with the 2019 season, two people with knowledge of the deal told the Associated Press today. Read More

Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him

Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself. Cleveland’s All-Star point guard has asked the Cavaliers to trade him, two people familiar with the situation told the Associated Press today. Read More

McGregor completes community service for pre-fight fracas

UFC star Conor McGregor has completed the 25 hours of community service imposed by Nevada officials following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference last year in Las Vegas. Read More

Mongolian grand champ Hakuho sets record 1,048 wins in sumo

Updated on  July 21, 2017 at 12:16 pm
Mongolian grand champion Hakuho set the record for most career wins in sumo after toppling ozeki Takayasu in the Nagoya grand sumo tournament today. Read More

Synchronized swimmers struggle for appreciation

Updated on  July 20, 2017 at 7:57 pm
Synchronized swimmers are unanimous in saying their sport doesn’t get the respect or attention it truly deserves. Read More

U.S. hotel, NFL arena may sport flammable panels

In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the “stunning visual effect” its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor that “soars 33 stories into the air.” Read More

African Cup going out of Africa? Radical changes proposed

The United States, China or Qatar could be asked to host the African Cup of Nations in radical changes proposed today to give the continent’s biggest soccer tournament the global exposure it craves. Read More