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Solar-powered aircraft lands in Hawaii after 5-day flight over Pacific

Solar Impulse 2 landed in Hawaii on Friday, ending its epic 5,139-mile journey from Japan after five days of solar-powered flight. The fuel-free flight from Nagoya to Honolulu’s Kalaeloa Airport was the longest and riskiest leg of Solar Impulse 2’s round-the-world odyssey. Solar Impulse 2 touched down just before noon ET, completing its incredible trip across a vast expanse...
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DeAndre Jordan reportedly close to accepting $80M deal with Mavs

It appears the Los Angeles Clippers will have a void at center. DeAndre Jordan is on the verge of accepting a four-year, $80 million maximum offer from the Dallas Mavericks, ESPN reported. An announcement will likely come Friday, according to the report. Jordan, 26, averaged a career-high 11.5 points and a league-leading 15.0 rebounds per game last season. He was named to first-team...
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Friends, family call off searches for missing US Olympic sailor

  Trevor Moore's friends and family have called off their own searches for the missing U.S. Olympic sailor. The Naples-based sailor was last seen June 25 when he left Miami's U.S. Sailing Center in a 15-foot (4.5-meter) inflatable powerboat. The boat was found idling later that day near Dinner Key with Moore's belongings still in it. The U.S. Coast Guard and state authorities suspended...
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Sabres sign O'Reilly to 7-year, $52.5 million contract extension

The Buffalo Sabres have made newly acquired forward Ryan O'Reilly their highest-paid player by signing him to a $52.5 million, seven-year contract extension on Friday. The Sabres announced the signing, while a person familiar with discussions revealed the value of the contract to The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Sabres did not disclose...
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Crash in first Daytona practice involves 10 Sprint Cup cars

A multi-car incident during Friday's opening practice session at Daytona International Speedway brought out the red flag and sent a number of teams scrambling to pull out back-up cars for Sunday's race. The incident occurred less than 10 minutes into opening Coke Zero 400 practice when Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski got together while racing in a large pack of cars in Turn 2. The...
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In Women's World Cup viewership, new generation is older one

A generation of American women who grew up playing sports because of Title IX now makes up the television audience that advertisers covet. Today's adults were young, impressionable fans when Brandi Chastain ripped off her jersey to celebrate the winning penalty kick at the 1999 Women's World Cup, and even earlier when the buzz of soccer landed in the United States for the 1994 men...
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Soccer union wants to increase support for female players

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) The union for soccer players around the world wants to increase support for female players. FIFPro is opening the opportunity of direct membership for the first time. It announced its initiative two days before the Women's World Cup final. The organization is trying to fill a need in places around the world where there are no local players' unions...
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Daytona adds soft walls, more asphalt after Busch's crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Daytona International Speedway has installed 4,100 feet of energy-absorbing soft walls since Kyle Busch's crash into a concrete wall at the famed track in February. Speedway president Joie Chitwood says the track also added 200,000 square feet of asphalt, which scrubs speed considerably better than grass. Busch broke his right leg and left foot in a crash...
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NBA transitions from free agency fury to summer league games

NBA teams are now turning their attention to youngsters and player development with summer leagues set to tip off after executives and owners around the league agreed to shell out millions of dollars to veteran free agents this week in an attempt to improve their immediate lot. While free agency isn't over, summer leagues begin this weekend with games Saturday in Orlando, Florida...
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Webber reveals that Vettel threatened to sue RBR over Multi-21 affair

Sebastian Vettel threatened to sue Red Bull over the 'Multi-21' affair of 2013. That is the explosive revelation in Mark Webber's newly published autobiography Aussie Grit. The Australian this week revealed that the tension between himself and former Red Bull teammate Vettel was so great after the team orders affair of Malaysia that it led directly to his decision to retire. "(Red...
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Rory MacDonald: 'I'm ready to win the title and defend it'

The day Rory MacDonald arrived in the UFC and made short work of Mike Guymon in his debut, the young Canadian was already being hailed as the future of the welterweight division. Eventually, MacDonald teamed up with coach Firas Zahabi at the Tristar gym in Montreal where he began working alongside former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre and it didn't take long for him to become the...
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AP Source: Kings, Marco Belinelli agree to 3-year, $19M deal

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Sacramento Kings and guard Marco Belinelli have agreed to a $19 million, three-year contract. The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because contracts can't be completed until next week. ESPN first reported the agreement. Belinelli gives the Kings the shooting guard they've been searching for to pair...
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Carlos Beltran joins Jacoby Ellsbury on Yanks' disabled list

NEW YORK (AP) Carlos Beltran has been put on the 15-day disabled list by the New York Yankees because a strained left oblique muscle. New York made the move before Friday's homestand opener against Tampa Bay and said it was retroactive to Wednesday. The Yankees already are missing starting centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who has been slow to heal from a knee injury that has kept...
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Desjardins stays with Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) Forward Andrew Desjardins has agreed to a two-year contract with the Stanley Cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks. Acquired from San Jose before the trade deadline, he became an important part of the fourth line and helped Chicago win its third Stanley Cup in six seasons. He had a career-high five goals in 69 regular-season games between the Sharks and Blackhawks and had...
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Judge approves subpoena of phone records in Hernandez case

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) A Massachusetts judge has authorized a subpoena so lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can identify an anonymous tipster who claimed one of the jurors who convicted Hernandez of murder may have been ''untruthful'' during jury selection. Judge Susan Garsh ruled Friday that Verizon can be subpoenaed to determine the identity of the...
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Soccer is the Best Women's Sport in the World

Of all the sports in the world that women play (which, as far as I know, is all of them, even that crazy Scottish deal where they throw telephone poles) the top three have to be Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), basketball and soccer. Here's my criteria: 1. Ability to make a living playing the sport 2. The appeal of the sport for the average sports fan 3. Overall profile of the game Basketball...
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Oilers sign No. 1 overall pick McDavid to 3-year, entry-level deal

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Connor McDavid played 66 junior games for the Erie Otters this season and seven more at the world junior championship. Even when the hockey stopped, there was more to do. McDavid went to Quebec City for the CHL awards, Buffalo for the NHL scouting combine, Edmonton for a visit and finally South Florida for the NHL draft. This week, the No. 1 pick is back in Edmonton...
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Tiger Tracker: Follow along as Woods tries to keep momentum at Greenbrier

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Toronto FC-Galaxy Preview

Toronto FC coach Greg Vanney believes his team may be hit hardest by the Gold Cup with four starters missing while the Los Angeles Galaxy will be without a pair due to that tournament. Robbie Keane and Sebastian Giovinco ensure that some stars will still be on display when these teams match up. Los Angeles' Keane is the reigning league MVP and Toronto's Giovinco may eventually earn...
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Whitecaps FC-Rapids Preview

The Vancouver Whitecaps have surged since a puzzling loss to the Western Conference's worst team. They'll try to avenge that defeat Saturday night when they visit a Colorado Rapids club looking to turn its season around. Vancouver (10-6-2) leads the West and enters the final game of a five-game trip with the first three-match road winning streak in club history, which includes victories...
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Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in ''The Dukes of Hazzard'' television series. The two-time Masters champ said Friday he'll replace it with the U.S. flag on the roof of the ''General Lee 01.'' Confederate symbols have been the focus of debate since nine people were killed June 17 at an African-American...
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Kobe's quickness at all-time high in commercial with David Blaine

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant and a host of other professional athletes have joined forces with Nike for the company's "Find Your Fast" campaign to promote the new Nike Zoom shoe.  The original commercial, which was directed by Chappelle's Show co-creator Neal Brennan, was released a couple days ago and features NFLers Richard Sherman, Odell Beckham Jr., Marcus Mariota, as...
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Serena rallies from 3-0 third-set hole to survive Wimbledon upset bid

The world's best player met nearly her match at Wimbledon, in the form of the United Kingdom's best player. Serena Williams held on by the tightest of margins Friday in the third round against 59th-ranked Heather Watson, winning a three-set thriller 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 and keeping alive her bid for a fourth straight Grand Slam title. It started as most Serena matches do, with the 20-time...
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Curry nails half-court shot while riding PhunkeeDuck

Steph Curry's range is unquestionable. We've seen the reigning MVP hit shots from virtually anywhere on the court with one of the quickest releases in the game. But what about while riding a PhunkeeDuck? Well, he can do that, too. And now a refresher of some of Curry's best moves from last season.  
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AP source: O'Reilly agrees to 7-year extension with Sabres

A person familiar with the discussions says the Buffalo Sabres have agreed to sign newly acquired forward Ryan O'Reilly to a seven-year contract extension. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the deal. The agreement was reached early Friday. O'Reilly is regarded a top-line talent and had one year left on his contract...
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