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Report: Barea sticking with Mavs after return last season

DALLAS (AP) -- J.J. Barea is returning to Dallas after considering a move to Miami in free agency. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Barea has agreed to terms with the Mavericks. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because players can't sign contracts until Thursday. The deal is reportedly for two years and $5.6 million. Barea told a newspaper...
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AP source: Barea sticking with Mavs after return last season

DALLAS (AP) J.J. Barea is returning to Dallas after considering a move to Miami in free agency. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Barea has agreed to terms with the Mavericks. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because players can't sign contracts until Thursday. The deal is reportedly for two years and $5.6 million. Barea told a newspaper...
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Mike Swick: 'I'm going to fight every fight like it's my last'

When the last punch connected from Matt Brown's fist to Mike Swick's head, the former 'Ultimate Fighter' season one cast member thought enough is enough. Swick had been out for over two years trying to contend with an illness called esophageal spasm that affected his ability to eat, sleep and virtually anything else he needed to function as a professional fighter. He came back because...
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South Carolina the new No. 1 in women's hoops attendance

South Carolina has ended Tennessee's 11-year run atop the attendance standings in women's basketball. The Gamecocks averaged 12,293 fans this past season at home, the most in the country. The Lady Vols were second with 10,375. South Carolina jumped nearly 6,000 fans per game this season. ''I experienced a packed house at Colonial Life Arena for all of our home games, but it still...
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Is Cleveland's rotation cursed?

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Royals place 3B Moustakas on family medical emergency list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the bereavement list and recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple A Omaha before opening a four-game series against Tampa Bay on Monday night. Moustakas left in the sixth inning of Sunday's victory over Minnesota. This is the second time he's been placed on the family medical emergency list....
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World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away. Those moments came on the pitch: From upstart Cameroon crashing the party in the knockout stage, to England's fantastic run, to host Canada's tournament-opening victory on star Christine Sinclair's stoppage-time...
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Athletics-Yankees Preview

The New York Yankees' first matchup with the Oakland Athletics didn't go well, with Sonny Gray playing a key role. Gray's outstanding start in that May series helped Oakland take three of four, and he'll look for a repeat performance Tuesday night against the Yankees - though it remains to be seen how strong he is after missing time due to a severe case of salmonella. Gray (9-3,...
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Rookie Emmanuel Mudiay turning heads in practice

DENVER (AP) One practice in and Denver Nuggets point guard Emmanuel Mudiay is already talking titles. An NBA Summer League crown, anyway. Got to love rookies. New coach Michael Malone certainly does - especially this one. Mudiay, the seventh overall pick in the draft last month, already is forming quite a bond with his coach, who flat-out told Mudiay that this was his team. This...
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AP Source: Marc Gasol re-ups with Grizzlies for max deal

Marc Gasol is staying right at home in Memphis. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the All-Star center has agreed to terms on a five-year max deal worth more than $100 million to stay with the Grizzlies. The person spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. The 7-foot-1 Spaniard is coming off the best...
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Dodgers announcer Vin Scully talks about extinction of redheads

Legendary Dodgers announcer Vin Scully can tell a story like no other. Not only does the 87-year-old inform and entertain listeners with countless baseball stories in each of his broadcasts, but quite often he’ll break out an interesting nugget only tangentially related to the game. On Sunday, the subject was a scientific report about the extinction of redheads.A redheaded kid...
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Bryan Harsin: Boise State would be a great fit in Big 12

Boise State coach Bryan Harsin joins Stewart Mandel on a new episode of The Audible. Among the topics discussed: * Harsin's first year as the Broncos' head coach, which ended by beating Arizona in the Fiesta Bowl (2:10) * Chris Petersen's upcoming return to Boise as Washington visits in Week 1 (12:50) * Why the Broncos would be a great fit in the Big 12 (18:30) Stew then chats with...
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Djokovic must wait to try to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) For two sets in Wimbledon's fourth round on Monday, defending champion Novak Djokovic was in serious trouble, unable to solve 6-foot-8 (2.03-meter) Kevin Anderson's big serve. Djokovic dropped both of those sets, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (6), then began working his way back into the match. He took the next two sets, 6-1, 6-4, to force a fifth, before play was suspended a little...
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Diamondbacks-Rangers Preview

Yovani Gallardo watched as three Texas starters allowed 21 runs in 10 2-3 innings while the Rangers were swept over the weekend. That's 21 more than he's given up in nearly triple the time. Gallardo looks to extend the majors' longest scoreless streak of the season Tuesday night as the Rangers begin a two-game set against the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks. Texas (41-42) was outscored...
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QB Vernon Adams admitted to Oregon and can enroll

The wait is over: Vernon Adams Jr. is officially an Oregon Duck.Following a long six-month journey, the former Eastern Washington star has been admitted to the University of Oregon and is eligible to enroll in Oregon's graduate school. While Adams has still yet to officially land in Eugene, or enroll in the graduate program for that matter, this is still significant. Adams will...
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Berdych loses at Wimbledon, reporter thinks he won, awkwardness ensues

It's not easy to cover a major tennis tournament. With matches going on simultaneously at multiple different courts, it's impossible to witness all the action live. That makes it all the more important to be certain you've double-checked a scoreline before interviewing a player. Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych lost Monday at Wimbledon -- and in rough fashion too, a 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 loss...
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LaMarcus Aldridge banner will make its way into Phoenix recycling bin

The Phoenix Suns went all in for their recruitment of LaMarcus Aldridge, trading away Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock for cap space. The city of Phoenix pitched in too, producing a massive banner with Aldridge in a Suns jersey that was set to hang from a building downtown. Unfortunately, Aldridge spurned the Suns for the Spurs, leaving the Suns empty-handed and Phoenix...
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Cardinals' Walden takes step forward in rehab

The Cardinals have had the best pitching staff in baseball for most of the season and it appears they may be getting even stronger in the near future. Right-hander Jordan Walden has been out since late Paril with inflammation in his biceps, but he will throw a bullpen session on Monday, a big step in the right direction. “Very encouraging,” Cardinals manager Mike Matheny told...
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10 NFL players you haven't heard of who could impact 2015

10 NFL players you haven't heard of who could impact 2015
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Cubs, White Sox to honor legends

When the Cubs and White Sox face off the clubs will honor legends Ernie Banks and Minnie Minoso, both of which past away this past offseason. According to Cubs.com, "on Sunday, the Cubs will wear No. 14 throwback uniforms from 1958 in honor of Banks, while the White Sox will wear uniforms from that same era." Then when the two teams play again in August, “on Aug. 14, the White...
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Great American Ball Park getting ready for All-Star Game

All the lights will be shining on Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park next week preparations have begun. Rick Stowe, the Reds clubhouse and equipment manager, is overlooking a staff that will make sure everything is ready for the festivities. "We probably won't leave here for three or four days," Stowe told Reds.com. "We'll bunk out here. At least four or five of us will be bunking...
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Brewers place Garza on disabled list

The Brewers have placed starting pitcher Matt Garza on the 15 day disabled list with right shoulder tendinities, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Reliever Cory Knebel was recalled to take Garza's roster spot and Tyler Cravy will assume Garza's spot in the rotation. Garza is 4-10 with a 5.55 ERA this season. (h/t Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)Photo Credit: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
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Gomez: 'I'm tired of getting hit'

No one likes geting hit with a pitch, but Brewers centerfielder Carlos Gomez is getting especially frustrated lately. Gomez has been hit three times in the hand/wrist area this season and his patience is clearly wearing thin. "I'm tired of getting hit," Gomez told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. "I got hit a month and a half ago in Atlanta and it still hurts (a lot). It's not...
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Women's World Cup Final seen by record 26.7 million in U.S.

NEW YORK -- The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television. The 5-2 victory Sunday gave the Americans a record third title. The game was seen by 26.7 million viewers. Fox said Monday its English-language coverage was seen by an average of 25.4 million and NBC's Telemundo said its telecast averaged...
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Brewers' Ramirez named NL Player of the Week

Milwaukee Brewers' third baseman Aramis Ramirez was named the National League Player of the Week for his tremendous performance last week. According to Cait Covers the Bases, a Brewers blog, "Ramirez hit a Major League-best .545 last week, collecting 12 hits in 22 at bats over seven games, while his .577 on-base percentage was tied with teammate Adam Lind for baseball’s top...
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