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U.S. soccer: Sponsors catch on to booming womens’ sport

The popularity of the women's soccer World Cup is the latest sign of a virtuous cycle in female sport.

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FBI investigating St. Louis Cardinals for hacking rival

Federal prosecutors say the team may have stolen closely guarded information from the Houston Astros.

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Swiss AG: 53 possible money-laundering cases in FIFA probe

Banks in Switzerland have reported dozens of possible acts of money-laundering in the investigation of FIFA's 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests.

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Warriors in a Golden State as title drought ends

The Golden State Warriors clinched their first NBA title since 1975, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, June 17.

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The Golden State Warriors are the NBA Champions!

The Golden State Warriors have won their first NBA championship since 1975, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6.

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry pumps his fist during the second half of the Golden State Warriors 106-101 win over the Boston Celtics in an NBA basketball game in Boston Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Warriors win NBA title, beat Cavaliers 105-97

Golden State's Andre Iguodala has been voted NBA Finals MVP.

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Wambach’s goal gives US win over Nigeria

Abby Wambach scored late in the first half and the U.S. women's national team went on to beat Nigeria 1-0 on Tuesday night for a first-place finish in its group at the Women's World Cup.

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Stanley Cup Final is 2nd most-watched on record

Monday's Game 6 drew more than 8 million viewers to make it the fourth-largest audience for an NHL game on record.

Golf Pro - Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

Featuring: Rory McIlroy
Where: Abu Dhabi, UAE, United Arab Emirates
When: 13 Jan 2015
Credit: ATP/WENN.com

**Not available for TV, Print in Germany**

McIlroy feels at home on Chambers Bay and world ranking

McIlroy feels good about Chambers Bay. He says it's a true links test, although he believes his American-style game — high and long — will work well as he goes for a fifth major.

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NBA Finals: Warriors look to clinch first title in 40 years tonight on KPUG

Listen to game 6 of the NBA Finals on KPUG 1170AM beginning at 5:00pm.

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Blatter could remain FIFA head if suitable candidate not found

Sepp Blatter could go back on his promise, even as U.S. prosecutors revealed a plea deal with a past FIFA executive who told investigators about bribes and kickbacks.

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Blackhawks blank Lightning to capture Cup

Chicago claimed the Stanley Cup at home for the first time since 1938.

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Cavs’ James ‘confident’ ahead of do-or-die Game 6

Cleveland is undermanned, exhausted, and facing elimination but LeBron James still likes his team's chances of winning the championship.

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Baseball museum adds comic book superheroes

The Louisville Slugger Museum hopes to draw in the non-baseball crowd with a new exhibit.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, June 16.

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Celebration in Chicago! Blackhawks capture third Stanley Cup in six years

Duncan Keith scored the game-winner and Corey Crawford finished with 25 saves as the Hawks closed out the finals in six games, beating Tampa Bay 2-0.

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay, Monday, June 15, 2015, in University Place, Wash.

Greg Norman’s expectations are low for Tiger Woods at Chambers Bay

New to golf broadcasting, Fox Sports also gets its first crack at Tiger Woods. And the two primary voices at the U.S. Open, including Greg Norman, don't have high expectations for him at Chambers Bay.

Sacramento Kings head coach Michael Malone looks for a favorable call from an official during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014.

AP source: Michael Malone agrees to coach Nuggets

A person familiar with the decision says the Denver Nuggets have reached an agreement to make Michael Malone their new coach.

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Ex-NFL player Sharper pleads guilty to rape in Louisiana

The former New Orleans Saints player is expected to spend several years behind bars.

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Dempsey scores twice, US beats Honduras to open Gold Cup

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Clint Dempsey scored twice on headers in front his home state fans, and the United States opened defense of its CONCACAF Gold Cup title with a 2-1 victory against Honduras.

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Albert Pujols says he will take part in All-Star Home Run Derby

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You can hear the Home Run Derby and the All-Star Game on KPUG 1170AM.

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Wimbledon: Sharapova advances, will face Serena

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Serena Williams will meet 2004 champ Maria Sharapova. The fourth seed advanced with a 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 win over first-time Grand Slam quarterfinalist CoCo Vandeweghe.

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You’ll never be as confident as this kid dancing to ‘Cuban Pete’

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This young man has moves and he's not afraid to use them.

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US women begin home World Cup celebrations with LA fan rally

The United States women's team celebrating  in Los Angeles after winning the 2015 Women's World Cup

The victorious Americans were welcomed to downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday by a crowd of several thousand cheering fans at a rally

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