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Serena, Venus pull out of doubles at Wimbledon

LONDON -- Serena and Venus Williams have pulled out of women's doubles at Wimbledon. The tournament referee's office announced the withdrawal Tuesday, but did not give a reason. The Williams sisters have won 13 Grand Slam doubles titles as a pair, most recently at Wimbledon in 2012. Both won first-round singles matches Monday. In doubles at the All England Club last year, they stopped...
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Chicago Bears WR Kevin White seeks advice from Larry Fitzgerald

Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White was one of many who attended the NFL Rookie Symposium last week. The event is something like a league-wide orientation for first-year players, designed to emphasize "NFL history, total wellness, experience and professionalism," according to the official website of NFL Player Engagement.At the event, White consulted with veteran receiver Larry...
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Retired WR Curtis Conway ranks the top 5 Chicago Bears of all time

Former Chicago Bears wide receiver Curtis Conway was on NFL Network's "NFL Total Access" recently, providing his take on the team's top-five players of all time. Conway kicked off his ranking with defensive end Richard Dent at No. 5. Conway and Dent shared the field for one season (1993), so he had the ideal opportunity to observe him up close."You talk about intimidating," Conway...
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Two-time champ Kvitova rolls in Wimbledon opening match

LONDON -- Petra Kvitova wasted no time as she opened the defense of her Wimbledon title in overpowering fashion. Winning 28 of 29 points on serve, the two-time champion needed only 35 minutes to overpower Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-1, 6-0 in Tuesday's opening match on Centre Court. The only point Kvitova lost on serve came when she double-faulted on the first point of the...
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Yankees move Warren to bullpen, Eovaldi to start Wednesday

In a move that both makes you scratch your head and nod in approval, the New York Yankees have sent Adam Warren to the bullpen.Warren has been one, if not the, Yankees' best starter this season, owning a 5-5 record with a 3.59 ERA in 82.2 innings pitched. His ERA is the lowest amongst the starting rotation.However, the choice was between keeping CC Sabathia or Warren in the rotation...
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San Francisco Giants at Miami Marlins game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 6:30 P.M. This series would mark Casey McGehee's return to face the Miami Marlins if not for the astounding production of Matt Duffy. Duffy has supplanted McGehee as the San Francisco Giants' starting third baseman and is wielding a hot bat heading into Tuesday night's opener of a three-game set. McGehee was acquired in the...
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Did Dale Jr. buy engagement ring despite jewelry phobia?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is no fan of jewelry, admitting during February's Media Day in Daytona that he actually has what he considers to be a real jewelry phobia. "My sister (Kelley) used to chase me around the house with necklaces and stuff," NASCAR's most popular driver said. "I don't know. It's creepy to me. It is." So what then did Earnhardt do about is dislike for all things jewelry...
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Pippen reportedly says 'I was LeBron James before LeBron James'

Scottie Pippen is almost always relegated to sidekick status to Michael Jordan's leading-man role when the duo starred in the Bulls' six championships in the 90s. But Pippen was one of the greatest two-way players and was voted one of the 50 greatest players of all time. So when Pippen watches LeBron James play, he doesn't see Jordan or Magic Johnson. He sees himself. "I was LeBron...
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Williams sisters pull out of doubles at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) Serena and Venus Williams have pulled out of women's doubles at Wimbledon. The tournament referee's office announced the withdrawal Tuesday, but did not give a reason. The Williams sisters have won 13 Grand Slam doubles titles as a pair, most recently at Wimbledon in 2012. Both won first-round singles matches Monday. In doubles at the All England Club last year, they...
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The secret to Gregerson's 2015 success? Staying 'in sync' on the mound

A key aspect of the Houston Astros' bullpen overhaul prior to this season was entrusting free agent signee Luke Gregerson as their closer - despite his lack of experience serving that particular role.Gregerson has been a solid setup pitcher for years with the San Diego Padres and last season with the Oakland Athletics, but before 2015 he hadn't had extensive work as a ninth inning...
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Kvitova opens Wimbledon defense with 6-1, 6-0 win

LONDON (AP) Petra Kvitova wasted no time as she opened the defense of her Wimbledon title in overpowering fashion. Winning 28 of 29 points on serve, the two-time champion needed only 35 minutes to overpower Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-1, 6-0 in Tuesday's opening match on Centre Court. The only point Kvitova lost on serve came when she double-faulted on the first point of the...
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Gambler will be last man sentenced in Toledo sports probe

DETROIT (AP) Lawyers for a Detroit-area gambler caught in a sports bribery scandal at the University of Toledo say it would be ''unthinkable'' to send the ailing 82-year-old man to prison. Mitchell ''Ed'' Karam will be the last of nine people to be sentenced when he appears on Tuesday in Detroit federal court. The ringleader, Ghazi Manni, recently was sentenced to nearly six years...
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Knicks reportedly frontrunners for free-agents Monroe, Afflalo

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson took a lot of heat from fans after drafting international unknown Kristaps Porzingis with the fourth-overall pick. But as free agency approaches, it appears the Knicks will not be going home empty-handed. Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported that New York is the frontrunner to land free-agent center Greg Monroe and...
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Astros' Altuve needs late push to surpass Royals' Infante in All-Star voting

MLB's most recent voting update for the All-Star Game was announced on Monday, and reigning AL batting champion/Houston Astros star Jose Altuve is still slightly behind Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante for the starting nod at the position. After the latest update (provided here by MLB.com), Altuve checked in with 7,282,934 votes, as compared to Infante's 7,514,642 tallies...
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Greek clubs yet to ask UEFA for help over financial crisis

PRAGUE (AP) UEFA says it will look at adapting its regulations to help clubs should the financial crisis in Greece turn ''really bad.'' Speaking after UEFA's executive committee met in Prague on Tuesday, general secretary Gianni Infantino says clubs in Greece ''could find themselves in a very difficult situation due to something they're not responsible for.'' A bailout program for...
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Ali Krieger gives US team insight into Germany

MONTREAL (AP) The Germans are going to have to be vigilant about giving too much away with their on-field chatter on Tuesday night. Defender Ali Krieger will be listening. Top-ranked Germany faces the United States in the semifinals at the Women's World Cup at Olympic Stadium in Montreal. Krieger is fluent in German, stemming from a long stint with FFC Frankfurt of the first division...
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University of Miami grad donates $1 million to school

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) A University of Miami graduate has donated $1 million to the school, money that will perpetually fund a scholarship for a football player. Scott Mueller is the CEO and co-founder of Cleveland-based Dealer Tire. He attended Miami on an academic scholarship, graduating with honors in 1985. Mueller is a well-known philanthropist in the Cleveland area, particularly...
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Did Jahlil Okafor disrespect 76ers jersey in news conference?

Before last week's NBA Draft, many believed the Los Angeles Lakers would take former Duke big man Jahlil Okafor with the second overall pick. The Lakers bucked conventional wisdom, opting to take former Ohio State point guard D'Angelo Russell to make up against the abundance of great point guards currently in the NBA. That left the Philadelphia 76ers taking the best player available...
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Juventus and Barcelona 'agree $100m transfer fee for Pogba'

Barcelona have reportedly agreed a $100million deal with Juventus to sign Paul Pogba - with the deal scheduled to go through in the summer of 2016. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, a lunch held between officials from the two clubs ended with an consensus over the transfer which, due to Barcelona's transfer embargo, will go through next summer and enable Pogba to spend one more...
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MLB Quick Hits: Rangers' Hamilton ready to go

Rangers OF Josh Hamilton (hamstring) will come off the DL today after a monthlong absence, and might play some center field upon his return. Hamilton is owned in just 28.3 percent of FOXSports.com leagues, and as a former MVP he's a logical free-agent target, right? Um ... no. Hamilton, who hit 10 homers with a .745 OPS in 89 games with the Angels last season, played in just seven...
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Wolfsburg chief confident De Bruyne will sign new contract

Wolfsburg have issued a 'hands-off' warning to the clubs chasing Kevin de Bruyne and revealed they are set to offer him a new contract. Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain have all been linked to the former Chelsea midfielder who helped Wolfsburg to finish as runners-up in the Bundesliga last season and scored in their German Cup final win over Borussia Dortmund...
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Former Catania president Pulvirenti admits trying to fix Serie B games

Former Catania president Antonino Pulvirenti has confessed to attempts to fix the results of five Serie B games in Italy this season in a bid to save his club from relegation to the third division. Pulvirenti and six other people, including club chief executive Pablo Cosentino, were arrested last week in Italy on suspicion of sports fraud. Catania, who were demoted from Serie A in...
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UEFA tells Spanish league to accept 2022 World Cup dates

PRAGUE (AP) European football's governing body says the Spanish league should stop challenging the decision to move the dates of the World Cup in 2022 to November-December. A Spanish appeal against FIFA's scheduling decision was filed with the Court of Arbitration for Sport. To avoid Qatar's fierce summer heat, the 2022 World Cup is being moved from its traditional June-July slot...
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FIFA hopeful Bility says would step aside for Hayatou

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) The Liberian who wants to be FIFA president says he would step aside if African soccer head Issa Hayatou decided to run. Musa Bility, the Liberia Football Association president, says if Hayatou ''puts up his hand to run, I will definitely bow out of the race.'' Hayatou is FIFA's senior vice president and has served on its executive committee for 25 years....
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Pedro: What might not have been

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