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Little Sandman: Nats draft Mariano Rivera Jr. in 4th round

Rivera was 5-7 with a 2.65 ERA and a school-record 113 strikeouts this season for the Iona Gaels, while also being selected the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's pitcher of the year

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WATCH: John Oliver’s FIFA challenge

The "Last Week Tonight" host makes good on his promise.

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Need a ride? Call a Dolphin

Call for an Uber driver and you may get a Dolphin ... a Miami Dolphin.

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MLB: Swanson taken first overall

The Arizona Diamondbacks have used the first overall pick in the Major League baseball draft to take slugging Vanderbilt shortstop…

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Lightning strikes to take series lead

Tampa Bay shrugged off beat the Blackhawks 3-2, giving them a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final.

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Americans bring Women’s World Cup to life

The United States rose to the top of the "Group of Death" with a 3-1 win over Australia in front of a raucous crowd.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, June 9.

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper talks during a news conference, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Chicago. The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks are tied 1-1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final after the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 2. Game 3 is scheduled for Monday.

Tampa Bay takes 2-1 lead in Stanley Cup Final

Cedric Paquette scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:11 to play, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final.

.S. women's soccer head coach Jill Ellis speaks during the U.S. Women's National Team World Cup media day, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in New York. The U.S. Women will face the South Korea on May 30 in its final send-off match at Red Bull Arena, before leaving for Canada and the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Rapinoe scores twice in 3-1 US win over Australia

The U.S., which won the title in 1991 and '99, improved to 5-0-2 in World Cup openers.

Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson (7) pumps his fist after the final was made against Indiana during the bottom of the ninth inning of an NCAA college baseball regional tournament game Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Swanson hit the game winning two-run home run giving Vanderbilt a 6-4 win.

Diamondbacks draft Vandy shortstop Swanson with No. 1 pick

The Arizona Diamondbacks have selected slugging Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft.

Victor Espinoza reacts after crossing the finish line with American Pharoah (5) to win the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park, Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Elmont, N.Y. American Pharoah is the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed won it in 1978.

Big TV ratings for the Belmont & bets on race remain uncashed

Triple Crown win draws big TV rating, but not biggest and Most $2 win bets on American Pharoah in Belmont uncashed.

Cho Yang-ho, president of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, speaks during a ceremony to celebrate the 1,000-day countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics at Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, May 16, 2015. South Korea started its 1,000-day countdown to the Winter Olympics on Saturday with a variety of celebrations planned in the capital Seoul and around the host city of Pyeongchang.

IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang

The IOC has approved new events in snowboarding, Alpine skiing, speedskating and curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

In this Dec. 10, 2012 photo, New England Patriots' Brandon Spikes watches from the bench in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass. Massachusetts State Police are investigating after a damaged 2011 Mercedes-Maybach belonging to Spikes was found abandoned in the median of Interstate 495 with front-end damage at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Foxborough.

Patriots cut Brandon Spikes amid accident investigation

New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was released by the team on Monday, less than a month after it signed him.

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop during the third period of Game 6 of a second-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning won the game 4-1 eliminating the Canadiens.

Stanley Cup: Bishop practices with Lightning ahead of Game 3, says he feels like BeastMode

After deflecting a series of questions, Bishop said he felt like Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, who is known for repeating the same answer over and over when he is required to talk to the media.

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 file photo Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock in court in Pretoria, South Africa, where Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius faces sentencing this week.

Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole in August

Oscar Pistorius is set to be released from prison on parole after serving 10 months for culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

LeBron James celebrating after the Cavaliers beat the Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on June 7, 2015

NBA Finals: LBJ & Cavs earn ugly Game 2 win over Warriors

The Cavaliers overcame a fourth-quarter collapse to outlast the Golden State Warriors 95-93 on Sunday night.

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Truex breaks through at Pocono for 1st win since 2013

Martin Truex Jr. led the most laps for the fourth straight race, only this time he was in front on the one that mattered most, breaking through Sunday at Pocono Raceway for his first Sprint Cup victory since 2013.

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Wawrinka tops Djokovic in French final, denying career Slam

Wawrinka collected his second major title after last year's Australian Open.

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop during the third period of Game 6 of a second-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning won the game 4-1 eliminating the Canadiens.

Stanley Cup: Lightning win but finish game without Bishop

The question now is whether Ben Bishop will be in goal for Game 3.

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American Pharoah wins Belmont to capture Triple Crown

American Pharoah entered horse racing's all-time greats by winning the Belmont Stakes to capture the coveted Triple Crown in nearly four decades.

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Women’s World Cup: England beats Germany to finish 3rd

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The England women's national team celebrating after beating Germany 1-0 in the 2015 Women's World Cup to earn 3rd place

England's victory over the top-ranked Germans came after a gut-wrenching 2-1 semifinal loss to Japan that was decided on an own goal on Wednesday.

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Wimbledon: Defending champ Kvitova upset, Federer advances

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic makes a return to Kurumi Nara of Japan during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Madison Keys and Caroline Wozniacki also posted victories on the women's side.

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Dempsey, Chandler score as US beats Guatemala 4-0

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Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler scored his first international goal and the United States routed Guatemala

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Oilers sign Connor McDavid to 3-year, entry-level contract

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The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with center Connor McDavid on a three-year, entry-level contract.

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Day five at Wimbledon

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Serena Williams had a tough time but advanced while Novak Djokovic cruised to an easy win.

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