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Pronger, Lidstrom, Fedorov, Ruggiero among Hockey Hall picks

Stanley Cup winners Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Sergei Fedorov and former NHL star Phil Housley are among the seven newcomers in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) runs around the court to fire up fans before the Heat met the Washington Wizards in an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Miami.

Wade elects to become free agent, may leave Heat

The three-time champion and 11-time All-Star announced his decision Monday through a spokesperson

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Hewitt plays last match at Wimbledon

Hewitt has said he will retire from the sport after next year's Australian Open.

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No upsets on day 1 at Wimbledon

The worlds' number 1 players Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic both advanced. So did Maria Sharapova and French Open champ Stan Wawrinka.

Los Angeles Kings' Mike Richards (10), left, and Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews (19) battle for the puck.

LA Kings terminate Mike Richards’ contract for “breach”

The Los Angeles Kings have terminated Mike Richards' contract, claiming the forward committed a "material breach" of its terms.

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Luol Deng staying with Heat, opts-in for $10.1 million

Luol Deng has elected to stay with the Miami Heat next season, using his opt-in clause on a $10.1 million deal.

Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan celebrates after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game against Kentucky Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Indianapolis. Wisconsin won 71-64.

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan to retire after next season

Ryan has coached the Badgers for 14 years. He led them to the Final Four in each of the past two seasons.

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Wimbledon gates swing open in bright sunshine

The All England Club gates swung open a week later than usual for the start of the 129th Wimbledon Championships.

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WATCH: Matz makes big debut with Mets

Welcome to the big leagues: Steven Matz drove in four runs on three hits and tossed 7 2/3 strong innings to earn the win in his debut.

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AP Source: LeBron opts out, Heat dropping Beasley

LeBron James will be a free agent on July 1.

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FIFA scandal to get Hollywood treatment

Actor-director Ben Affleck will help produce a film about the corruption scandal that has rocked world soccer.

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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: Cards complete sweep of Cubs

The St. Louis Cardinals hit a season-high six doubles to sweep the Chicago Cubs with a 4-1 victory Sunday night that extending their winning streak to six games.

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Kyle Busch grabs 1st win of season at Sonoma

Kyle Busch's comeback now includes a victory — a mere five races after he returned from serious injuries suffered the season-opening weekend.

Bubba Watson of the US speaks during a press conference ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Tuesday July 15, 2014. The British Open Golf championship starts Thursday July 17.

Bubba Watson wins Travelers Championship on 2nd playoff hole

Bubba Watson made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to outlast Paul Casey and win the Travelers Championship for the seco

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James answers a question during a press conference for basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The Cavaliers lead the Warriors 2-1 in the best-of-seven games series. Game 4 is scheduled for Thursday.

AP Source: LeBron James bypasses option, becomes free agent

A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that LeBron James will not exercise a $21.6 million option on his contract, making him a free agent on July 1.

John Isner of U.S., bottom plays a return to Daniel Smethurst of Britain on court three during their first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

David Ferrer withdraws from Wimbledon with wrist injury

Ferrer had been scheduled to face British wild-card entry James Ward in the first round.

Carli Lloyd celebrates after scoring the go ahead and eventually winning goal in the United States 1-0 win over China in the Women's World Cup quarterfinals.

US defeats China 1-0, plays Germany in World Cup semifinals

Carli Lloyd scored in the 51st minute, and the United States beat China 1-0 Friday night to reach a semifinal against Germany at the Women's World Cup.

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No surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft

McDavid becomes the fourth No. 1 pick heading to Edmonton in the last six drafts. None of the other three have experienced the NHL playoffs.

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Pronger, Lidstrom, Fedorov, Ruggiero among Hockey Hall picks

2015 nhl hall of fame from twitter

Stanley Cup winners Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Sergei Fedorov and former NHL star Phil Housley are among the seven newcomers in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Wade elects to become free agent, may leave Heat

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) runs around the court to fire up fans before the Heat met the Washington Wizards in an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Miami.

The three-time champion and 11-time All-Star announced his decision Monday through a spokesperson

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Watch the Rolling Stones play ‘Beast of Burden’ with Ed Sheeran

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The rockers brought the "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker onstage during their Kansas City show.

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‘Top Gun 2′ is coming and it includes drones

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Maverick is back for a new generation of high-flying fun.

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Hewitt plays last match at Wimbledon

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Hewitt has said he will retire from the sport after next year's Australian Open.

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