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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 2.

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Home comforts a bonus for Watson at The Greenbrier

Masters champion Bubba Watson hopes to make the most of his home advantage as he bids for a third PGA Tour victory of the year.

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Extra-time goals ‘knockout’ United States

Extra-time goals sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited United States and set up a World Cup quarter-final clash with Argentina.

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PHOTOS: Belgium deals ‘knockout’ blow

Time just wasn't on America's side, as the U.S. lost 2-1 to be eliminated from the World Cup.

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Wild day at Wimbledon

Sharapova falls to Kerber in 3 sets. Nadal ousted in 4th round by 144th-ranked Kyrgios. Williams sisters withdraw from doubles as Serena is diagnosed with a virus.

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving celebrates after making a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Cleveland won 103-94.

Cavaliers building on momentum; LeBron next?

The Cavs agreed to terms on a new five-year contract extension with Kyrie Irving & appear to be in line to make a strong pitch to LeBron James.

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Majority of Washington residents back Redskins name

Most Washington-area residents said the team should keep its name, but also said they believe the team will likely have to change it.

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What a howler! World Cup teaches U.S. fans new lingo

Fixtures have nothing to do with plumbing, kit means uniform, and clean sheet is a shutout. The World Cup is teaching Americans a whole new vocabulary.

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World Cup: Argentina beats Switzerland 1-0 after extra time

Messi sets up the winner to Angel Di Maria in the 118th minute. Argentina will play either USA or Belgium in the quarterfinals

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Sterling’s mental fitness won’t feature at Clippers trial

The trial, set to start Monday, will decide whether Shelly Sterling can become the sole controlling trustee of the family trust that owns the team.

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Kidd goes to Bucks after Drew fired

The Brooklyn Nets have allowed coach Jason Kidd to pursue an opportunity with Milwaukee after the Bucks fired head coach Larry Drew.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, July 1.

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Wimbledon: No Americans left in London

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic are on to the quarterfinals. Three of the top four women's seeds have now been eliminated with the loss by No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska.

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World Cup: Germany beats Algeria 2-1 in extra time; France beats Nigeria to reach World Cup QF

Germany and France will square off on Friday at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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NBA: Wild offseason set to go

Miami's "Big 3" hit the free agent market as word comes out that LeBron James is looking for a max contract.

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AP source: Kidd to Bucks after Nets agree to deal

The Bucks and Brooklyn Nets agreed to a deal earlier Monday allowing Kidd to become Milwaukee's coach, a person with knowledge of the details said.

United States' head coach Juergen Klinsmann talks during a news conference at the Sao Paulo FC training center in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The U.S. will play in group G of the 2014 soccer World Cup.

US coach Klinsmann concerned with Algerian refereeĀ 

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann is concerned about the Algerian referee assigned to the Americans' second-round World Cup match against Belgium

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France eliminates Nigeria, Suarez says ‘sorry’

France reached the World Cup quarter-finals, while Uruguay striker Luis Suarez broke his silence to apologize for biting.

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France beats Nigeria 2-0 to reach World Cup QF

Paul Pogba scored with a late header to finally break Nigeria's stubborn resistance and Joseph Yobo scored an own-goal as France won 2-0 to reach the World Cup quarterfinals on Monday.

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Pistorius trial resumes after psychiatric tests

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has resumed after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete.

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