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Top two still solid

LONDON – No. 1-seeded Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Andy Murray have yet to lose a set, let alone a match, so far at Wimbledon. The way things have been going at the All England Club this fortnight,...

DATE: July 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Free agency just got more exciting

Vincent Lecavalier, Danny Briere and Ilya Bryzgalov have injected some more intrigue into NHL free agency. The potential crop of free agents this summer wasn’t exciting, a year after Ryan Suter and...

DATE: July 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

UFC might knock out fighter bonuses

LAS VEGAS – The UFC is contemplating the elimination of fight-night and discretionary bonuses to fighters, the promotion’s president told MMAjunkie.com. “You don’t like the structure? All right,...

DATE: July 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Serena is human after all

WIMBLEDON, England – Serena Williams’ loss Monday to Sabine Lisicki in the fourth round was the latest shocker in an unpredictable Wimbledon. But it happens, said Patrick Mouratoglou, one of...

DATE: July 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The summer of Dwight is here

This wasn’t what Dwight Howard was hoping for, these spotlights from so many cities descending upon him and the 2013 free agency season his and his alone. Or close to it. Point guard Chris Paul...

DATE: July 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Baltimore strikes first

With Major League Baseball’s trade deadline less than a month away, the Baltimore Orioles made the dealing season’s first significant acquisition Tuesday when they acquired pitcher Scott Feldman...

DATE: July 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

There’s no let-up for Lisicki

LONDON If Sabine Lisicki had a letdown after defeating Serena Williams, it didn’t show. If Lisicki is penciling herself into the Wimbledon final, she isn’t saying. Showing no drop-off after her...

DATE: July 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A new Aussie takes the yellow

NICE, France – Simon Gerrans started cycling because another Australian who first wore a Tour de France yellow jersey lent him a bike to help him recover from an injury. Now, Gerrans is wearing a...

DATE: July 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies can’t hang with Kershaw and Puig

DENVER – Clayton Kershaw tossed a four-hitter for his second shutout of the season, and rookie sensation Yasiel Puig had three more hits, including a solo homer, to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Paul staying in L.A.; Howard out?

Chris Paul’s answer was brief, just like his time on the free agent market. “I’M IN!!!” he wrote Monday on Twitter. He will be staying with the Clippers, the longtime losers he helped turn into a...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sagan’s sprint not enough to rain on Gerrans’ parade

CALVI, Corsica – Australian sprinter Simon Gerrans held off a late charge by Peter Sagan to win Monday’s hilly third stage of the Tour de France by less than half a wheel. Belgian rider Jan...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wimbledon’s latest plot twist

LONDON Serena Williams joined a growing list of marquee names eliminated early at this wild and unpredictable Wimbledon. The defending champion and five-time Wimbledon winner failed to close out a...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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