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North Carolina's Jamie Loeb wins NCAA women's tennis title

  Jamie Loeb made it to the NCAA quarterfinals as a freshman. A year later, she is North Carolina's first singles tennis champion. Loeb defeated second-seeded and fellow sophomore Carol Zhao 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 on Monday, denying Stanford its 15th NCAA women's singles title. ''I'm speechless. It feels amazing. Last year I was a little disappointed,'' Loeb said. ''To finish the way I did...
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La Russa's loyalty solely with Arizona

Tony La Russa and the St. Louis Cardinals had some great times together, but now in town as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks organization, it's clear who La Russa is cheering for. “I think when you look at their record and our record, we need the wins more than they do,” La Russa told Cardinals.com. “So that's an easy reminder that this is all about the Diamondbacks winning...
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Damiere Byrd has speed, but is proving to be more than just a deep threat

Rookie Damiere Byrd has plenty of work to do in order to make the final roster of the Carolina Panthers, but apparently he's impressed quite a few people along the way. According to David Newton of ESPN, Byrd is proving to be more than just a ridiculously speedy wideout. "Damiere Byrd makes a one-handed, over-the-shoulder catch while skirting the left sideline. Byrd makes a nice...
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'Free Brady Beer' now being brewed in Massachusetts

Tom Brady has been under the microscope as the Deflategate saga continues to be drawn out. While it seems as if everyone is against Tom Brady, he can always rely on the Patriot faithful to have his back, especially in Massachusetts. Over the weekend, Chuck Horne, owner of Eagle Brook Saloon in Norfolk, Mass. decided to take the support for Brady to the next level as he created...
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How Cam Newton helped Stephen Curry grow and excel

Many fans of the Carolina Panthers know and love the man who's currently taking the NBA by storm, even though he's doing it from the other side of the United States. Stephen Curry, who played his college basketball at Davidson, not far from Charlotte, is busy leading the Golden State Warriors on an NBA title push. Something you may not have known about Curry though, is what David...
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Watch: Michael Taylor makes unbelievable run-saving diving grab

Washington Nationals left fielder Michael Taylor made a spectacular play on Monday that is not only a candidate for Catch of the Week but also proved to save a crucial run for the Nats in their 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. With a runner on first with two outs in the bottom of the second, Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada ripped a ball in the left-center gap that would've bounced to the...
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Kang gives Pirates versatility, flexibility

Now that Kang has adjusted to life in the Major Leagues and proven himself a valuable commodity on the Pirates roster and in the lineup, the Bucs have an overload of talent in the infield. Kang is another asset that Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle can plug into the middle infield alongside Neil Walker and Jordy Mercer. Having three middle infielders and two spots may create problems...
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Liz designated for assignment

In order to make room on the roster for Charlie Morton, the Pirates designated Radhames Liz for assignment over the weekend. The right-hander posted a 3.63 ERA over 17 1/3 innings for the Pirates and manager Clint Hurdle thinks another team will claim him. “In the state of the pitching industry the way it is now, I'd be surprised if we get to hold on to him," Hurdle told Pirates...
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Virginia's Ryan Shane rallies to win NCAA men's championship

  Ryan Shane already shared one NCAA championship as part of Virginia's team title. The hard-hitting junior then rallied for an individual trophy, as well. Shane recovered after losing the first five games in the men's singles match Monday. Though he dropped the first set, after play had been suspended by rain and lightning and moved inside, Shane had a break when Wake Forest freshman...
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Watch: Nationals' Bryce Harper and Matt Williams' special handshake

Baseball players have all kinds of unique and sometimes hilarious handshakes with their teammates, but not usually with their manager as Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper recently did. After Harper, who has been white-hot at the plate this month, hit his 11th home run in 14 games in the Nationals' 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, he and manager Matt Williams...
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LEADING OFF: Reds skid, Texas rolls, Bradley aims to rebound

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Tuesday: --- REELING REDS Cincinnati will try to break its nine-game losing streak when rookie Michael Lorenzen starts vs. the visiting Rockies. The Reds' skid is their worst since an 11-game slide under Jack McKeon in 1998. They're also expecting to get results of an exam on ace Johnny Cueto, who missed his last start with...
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Hard Not to Like wins $200,000 Gamely Stakes at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Hard Not to Like moved into contention around the far turn and dug in for a neck victory in the $200,000 Gamely Stakes Monday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Hard Not to Like ran 1 1/8 miles on turf in 1:49.87 and paid $9.20, $5.40 and $4.40. Fanticola returned $8.20 and $5.60, and Blingismything was another half-length back in third and paid $8.80...
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DC Kacy Rodgers: Dee Milliner to compete for a roster spot

Just last year, Dee Milliner was expected to lead the New York Jets secondary and be the team's No. 1 cornerback. After a series of injuries and an offseason which saw the Jets add Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie and Buster Skrine, the No. 6 pick from the 2013 NFL Draft could be in danger of making the roster all together. This also doesn't account for 2014 third round pick Dexter...
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Rockies' Arenado has All-Star-caliber day in Cincinnati

With the Rockies playing in Cincinnati on Monday, Nolan Arenado made a case for being back in that city for the All-Star Game in July.Arenado went 3 for 4 including an RBI single in the first inning and a solo home run in the fourth. The one at bat he didn’t get a hit was a sacrifice fly in the ninth which scored the go-ahead run for the Rockies in their victory over the Reds.Of...
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Alexander Levy earns U.S. Open spot through England qualifier

  Alexander Levy of France had rounds of 66-67 to earn one of 11 spots in the U.S. Open from the sectional qualifier Monday in England. One day after Levy slipped out of the top 60 in the world ranking that would have made him exempt for the U.S. Open, the Frenchman made 14 birdies on the Old and New courses at Walton Heath to lead all qualifiers. The U.S. Open is June 18-21 at...
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Avisail Garcia leaves with sore right knee

TORONTO (AP) White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia left Monday's game at Toronto in the second inning with a recurrence of soreness in his right knee. He was replaced by J.B. Shuck. The White Sox said Garcia is day to day. Garcia returned to the lineup Sunday after missing the previous two games with right knee inflammation. Shuck pinch hit for Garcia in the seventh inning of an 8...
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Follow it live: Warriors seek to close out sweep of Rockets

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Lowry reportedly among candidates for Sharks job

While most of the attention around the Sharks' open coaching job has focused on big-name interviewees Dan Bylsma, Adam Oates and Peter DeBoer, don't be surprised if one candidate with no NHL head coaching experience gets the gig.That's according to the San Jose Mercury News, which reports that there's been a lot of proverbial smoke around former NHL player Dave Lowry, who coached...
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Royals send Vargas to mound seeking vengeance for Monday's rout

After frequently ending up on the wrong side of lopsided scores lately, the New York Yankees might have regained some momentum with a blowout victory of their own. What figures to be a more confident Yankees lineup could erupt again Tuesday night against the Kansas City Royals and Jason Vargas, whom they've hammered in the past. New York (23-22) had dropped six in a row and 10 of...
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Hamilton hitless in return, Texas wins 6th in a row

CLEVELAND (AP) Josh Hamilton was hitless in his return to the majors, but reached on a key error that sent the Texas Rangers over Cleveland 10-8 Monday for their sixth straight win. Hamilton, slowed this season by shoulder surgery, was 0 for 3 with two strikeouts and a walk, and scored a run. The 2010 AL MVP came up with runners on first and second and two outs in the seventh inning...
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Hamilton hitless in return, Rangers win 6th in a row

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Josh Hamilton was hitless in his return to the majors, but reached on a key error that sent the Texas Rangers over Cleveland 10-8 Monday for their sixth straight win. Hamilton, slowed this season by shoulder surgery, was 0 for 3 with two strikeouts and a walk, and scored a run. The 2010 AL MVP came up with runners on first and second and two outs in the seventh...
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Jets DE Sheldon Richardson misses OTAs, responds to critics

When the New York Jets showed up for the beginning of OTAs last week, star defensive end Sheldon Richardson was absent. It wasn't exactly clear why one of the team's best players would not show up to OTAs. It especially seemed puzzling given the fact that the team was heading into its first season under new head coach Todd Bowles who is likely installing a new defense. Richardson...
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Cardinals outlast Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jhonny Peralta hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. Peralta's leadoff drive to left on a 1-2 pitch from J.C. Ramirez (1-1) was his fourth career game-winning homer. The Cardinals improved to 4-1 in five extra-inning home games in May, including a sweep against the Pirates...
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Frances Tiafoe manages to smile after quick loss in Grand Slam debut

  As the first 17-year-old American man in the French Open since Michael Chang won the 1989 title, Frances Tiafoe learned a valuable lesson from a straight-set loss in his Grand Slam debut. ''I need,'' Tiafoe said with a chuckle, ''to get a lot better.'' Tiafoe, from College Park, Maryland, earned a wild card from the U.S. Tennis Association for the main draw at Roland Garros, a...
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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Rangers Game 6 preview

TV: NBC Sports Time: 8 p.m. TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos knows what it's like to come close to getting to the Stanley Cup finals and wind up not playing on the NHL's biggest stage. It happened to the Tampa Bay Lightning four years ago, and the three-time All-Star is determined to not let another opportunity slip away. After a slow start to the playoffs, the high-scoring...
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