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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.


This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.


New Laker Larry Nance Jr. sent critical tweet about Kobe two years ago, GM didn’t know

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers chose Larry Nance Jr. with the 27th overall pick in the…


Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston: ‘I’m moving forward’

Buccaneers rookie quarterback Jameis Winston knows he'll never escape scrutiny following multiple off-field incidents in college, but he's trying to "be a better person" as he embarks on his NFL career.


American women look to advance to semifinals

The Americans will be missing midfielders Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday, suspended because of yellow card accumulation.

Philadlephia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg is seen during a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Philadelphia.

Ryne Sandberg resigns as Philadelphia Phillies manager

The Phillies have a 26-48 record going into a game Friday against first-place Washington. Philadelphia trails Washington by 14 1/2 games in the NL East.

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter attends a news conference at the Kubok Sodruzhestva (Commonwealth Cup) youth soccer tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he has received personal assurances from Russian President Vladimir Putin that the country's economic problems will not affect its ability to host the 2018 World Cup.

FIFA: Blatter not making U-turn on pledge to leave office

In the midst of an international scandal, Sepp Blatter says he stands by his plans to leave office.


Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp charged with domestic abuse

The Hall of Fame defensive tackle faces three counts of domestic abuse, just months after his arrest for soliciting a prostitute.


Welcome to the big leagues: Every first-round pick in the ’15 NBA draft

Check out the shock and surprise as some of basketball's best make it to the big time.


Timberwolves take Towns in top pick, Russell goes second

Kentucky's versatile big man Karl-Anthony Towns was the first overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft but surprises followed at Barclays Center on Thursday.


Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, June 26.

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Warren Sapp watches the first half of an NFL football game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Carolina Panthers in Tampa, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.

NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp charged with domestic battery

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas have charged NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp with biting his girlfriend,…


Timberwolves select Towns with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

The Lakers pick D'Angelo Russell 2nd & the 76ers take Duke's Okafor with 3rd pick.

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USWNT star Ali Krieger sheds all for ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

Krieger tells ESPN she is proud of being a female athlete. "Being naked is just another aspect of that. It's real. It's raw. It's honest."


Hockey player pleads guilty to misdemeanors in cocaine case

Jarret Stoll pleaded guilty to two reduced misdemeanor charges to resolve a felony cocaine case stemming from his April arrest at a Las Vegas Strip swimming pool.

New England Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler (21) intercepts a pass during the second half of NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

NFL players union complains about Pats disciplining Butler

The NFL Players Association has complained to the league about whether the Patriots improperly disciplined cornerback Malcolm Butler during voluntary workouts.


Rookies arrive in NYC for NBA draft

Some of the NBA hopefuls are enjoying their time in the Big Apple before tonight's draft.

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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


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

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AP sources: Mavericks, DeAndre Jordan agree to 4-year deal

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DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center.

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See what’s new on Netflix this month


Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

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This weekend’s sports schedule


Here is a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.

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