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A photographer takes photos of the Charlotte Hornets logo during a news conference to unveil the design for their home court in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, June 26, 2014.

AP Sources: Hornets to host NBA All-Star game in 2017

The Hornets have scheduled a press conference for Tuesday that will include NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and team owner Michael Jordan.

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.

Defending champ Vandy, Virginia to meet in CWS finals again

The Commodores went 3-0 in bracket play. Virginia was 3-1, securing its spot in the finals with its 5-4 win over Florida on Saturday.


Report: Pete Rose bet on baseball as player

ESPN on Monday reported it had reviewed long-hidden notebooks allegedly showing Pete Rose bet on Major League Baseball during his time as a player.


Ex-MLB star Darryl Hamilton fatally shot in apparent murder-suicide

Former outfielder and baseball broadcaster Darryl Hamilton was fatally shot at a Houston home where his girlfriend was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gun wound.


Baseball, karate on Olympic shortlist for Tokyo 2020

Baseball and softball are strong favorites to return to the Olympics for the first time since 2008.

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Krieger, Love, Beckham Jr. to appear in ESPN ‘Body Issue’

ESPN said Monday that the issue will be posted online July 6 and on newsstands July 10.

File Photo: Jarret Stoll at the 2014 ESPY's. Credit: FayesVision/ Photo: WENN

Kings’ Jarret Stoll charged with felony cocaine possession

Security guards at MGM Grand's Wet Republic pool complex found what police believed to be 3.3 grams of cocaine and several capsules of ecstasy in Stoll's pocket


Pennsylvania brewery honoring Joe Paterno with special beer

The Duquesne Brewing Company says Monday it's rolling out a brew honoring the late Penn State football coach.


Officials: Banks didn’t do enough to police FIFA financials

Anti-money-laundering agencies say that financial institutions have not done enough to police suspicious financial activity by officials at soccer's global governing body.


Spieth wins U.S. Open after Johnson three-putt

Masters champion Jordan Spieth added another chapter to golf's record books with a nerve-jangling, one-shot victory.


WATCH: Top 10 golfers to never win the U.S. Open

Through the years United States Open Championship has been won by many great champions but these 10 players are among those who never hoisted a U.S. Open trophy.



You know it's a serious distraction when an entire Major League Baseball game comes to a stop.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, June 22.

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Women’s World Cup: France, Australia, Canada avoid the knockout

The host country is still alive after Josee Belanger scored in the 52nd minute to lift Canada over Switzerland 1-0.

(Copyright USGA/Darren Carroll)

Jason Day can’t make 2nd weekend charge at US Open

Still feeling the effects of vertigo, Day closed with a 4-over 74.

(Copyright USGA/John Mummert)

Masters champ Jordan Spieth wins US Open title at Chambers Bay

Dustin Johnson 3-putts on 18 to lose by one shot to Spieth.

Virginia's Nathan Kirby, center, speaks at a news conference on Sunday, June 22, 2014, with Mike Papi, left, and coach Brian O'Connor, right, listening before the NCAA baseball College World Series finals between Virginia and Vanderbilt which begin on Monday at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb.

Deja-vu: Virginia advances play Vanderbilt again in CWS

Vanderbilt and Virginia open their best-of-3 series Monday in Omaha.

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Max Scherzer fires season’s second no-no

Scherzer was one strike from a perfect game until he hit Jose Tabata in the 6-0 victory over Pittsburgh.

(Copyright USGA/J.D. Cuban)

Day tees off in 3rd round of US Open; bothered by dizziness

Australian Jason Day has teed off in the third round of the U.S. Open about 24 hours after collapsing at the end of his second round due to vertigo.

New York Yankees' designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hits a single in the first inning during a spring training baseball exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Tampa, Fla.

A-Rod joins 3,000 Club in big way

Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit and smiled all the way around the bases as the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers

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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


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


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’


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

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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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