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Djokovic edges Federer in 5 sets for 5th Wimbledon trophy

By barely emerging to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) after nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Djokovic claimed his fifth championship at the All England Club and second in a row.

Iowa woman sets world record for heaviest female to complete marathon

Jim Bouton, former pitcher, “Ball Four” author, dies at 80

NYC to host ticker-tape parade for soccer champs Wednesday

Coco Gauff loses at Wimbledon, while Williams wins again

  US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0

  Coco Gauff, 15, pulls off another upset at Wimbledon

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Miami Dolphins player Kendrick Norton loses arm in crash

  US holds on to defeat England 2-1, advances to World Cup final

  Report: Nike pulls Betsy Ross flag sneaker after Kaepernick complaint

Angels, MLB mourn Tyler Skaggs after pitcher dies in hotel room

  Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies at age 27

Gauff, just 15, shocks 5-time champ Venus, 39, at Wimbledon

Megan Rapinoe accepts Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s invitation to tour House of Representatives

After the Yanks eliminated host nation France 2-1 in the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) invited Rapinoe and the women’s national team to tour the lower house anytime.

Dominican police arrest ‘mastermind’ in David Ortiz shooting

Police said Víctor Hugo Gómez was detained in the Caribbean country. No further details were immediately released.

US defeats France 2-1, advances to semis in World Cup

The U.S. advances in the tournament and will play England on July 2.

ESPN anchor Bob Ley retires after 40 years with network

Bob Ley tweeted that he's enjoying the "best of health" and that the decision to retire was "entirely" his own.

Attorney: Girl hit during Astros game had skull fracture

US defeats Spain 2-1 to advance to World Cup quarterfinals

  Italy’s Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

US defeats rival Sweden 2-0, finishes atop group

Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity

Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors rally in Toronto

Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage.

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75

Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar TV deals, has died.

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6

The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2, denying the Warriors what would have been a third straight championship.

Arch Madness: Blues win 1st Stanley Cup, beating Bruins 4-1

The St. Louis Blues have won the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.

Morgan has 5 goals as US routs Thailand 13-0

Ranked No. 1 in the world, the Americans had dropped only one match in their previous 38.

Paul Pierce admits he faked injury in 2008 Finals to go to the restroom

What once looked like an agonizing knee injury turned out to be agonizing discomfort in another part of his body.

Child hit by line drive at Astros game, Cubs batter breaks down sobbing

Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a line drive in the fourth inning into the field-level stands down the third base line, where it hit the girl.

LAPD officer contracts typhoid fever

The LAPD's central division had to be disinfected after an officer was sickened with typhoid fever. Another employee has typhus-like symptoms.

Bill Buckner, forever known for error in 1986 World Series, dies at 69

Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, died Monday.

Raptors defeat Bucks 100-94 to advance to first NBA Finals

The Toronto Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series in six games and will host the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Another female athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication

Margaret Wambui of Kenya, who won bronze in the 800 meters behind Caster Semenya at the 2016 Olympics, said she is affected by the new rules but won't take "any type of medication" to lower her natural testosterone.

  Blues beat Sharks, march on to Stanley Cup Final

The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades.

New Orleans wins NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1

New Orleans has bucked the odds and won the NBA draft lottery, and now will have the first chance at choosing Zion Williamson next month.

Trump hosts winning Baylor women’s basketball team

The Lady Bears, who beat Notre Dame 82-81 earlier this month, were served fast food from Wendy's, McDonald's and Burger King in the State Dining Room — the same spread that other sports teams were served during their visits to the Trump White House.

Caleb Wilson wraps up NFL Draft as newest ‘Mr. Irrelevant’

Naturally, the later you go in the draft, the smaller your chances are of making the team.

NFL aerial circus makes for 2nd round of DBs, WRs

The defensive big guys dominated the opening round of the NFL draft. So in Round 2, it was time for the guys who have to block them to take center stage.

3 QBs and lots of defenders highlight 1st round of draft

A Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at the top, two more QBs along the way — and a whole lot of guys who like nothing better than putting passers on the ground. That was the look for the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night.

John Havlicek, Boston Celtics great, dies at 79

John Havlicek's legacy was built over 16 years with the Boston Celtics, eight of them as NBA champions, making him among the best to ever play the game.

  Rob Gronkowski dents New England’s Super Bowl trophy

Retired Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski used the Vince Lombardi Trophy as a bat and now it has a big ding in it.

  QB Russell Wilson is staying in Seattle, becomes highest paid player in NFL history

The $140 million contract goes through the 2023 season, and makes him the highest-paid player in NFL history, according to ESPN.

  Kenya’s Cherono wins men’s Boston Marathon in sprint to tape

"It was no man's race to win," said Cherono, who had won in Seville, Prague, Honolulu and twice in Amsterdam but never in a major marathon before.

Will Wade reinstated as LSU head basketball coach

Will Wade has been reinstated as head coach for LSU’s basketball team after being suspended indefinitely for declining to meet with school officials regarding his involvement in an FBI investigation.

Molinari builds 2-shot lead over Woods, Finau in Masters

Molinari played bogey-free for the second straight round at Augusta National and took advantage of the rain-softened course for a 6-under 66, giving the British Open champion a two-shot lead going into a Sunday like no other at the Masters.

Masters moves up tee times due to threat of severe weather on Sunday

According to the Augusta National Golf Club, players will be grouped in threesomes with tee times scheduled for 7:30 a.m. off the No. 1 and No. 10 tees.

  Girl twisted ankle during homerun trot, so her opponents carried her to each base

After the three girls reached home plate, the moment touched everyone involved.

Nowitzki announces retirement after final home game for Dallas Mavericks

With a record 21 seasons with the same franchise, Dirk Nowitzki, who led the Mavericks to their only championship in 2011, is the NBA's highest-scoring foreign-born player.

Virginia holds off Texas Tech in overtime for first NCAA national championship

DeAndre Hunter hit two critical threes with the Cavaliers on their heels late, one in regulation and one again in overtime, and his 27 points led the team.

Michigan State knocks off Duke 68-67 to make Final Four

Cassius Winston put Michigan State on his shoulders and carried the Spartans into the Final Four.

Virginia advances to Final Four by beating Purdue in overtime

Virginia is heading to the Final Four for the first time since 1984.

Texas Tech beats Gonzaga to reach Final Four

Texas Tech is going to the Final Four for the first time in school history.

Hot-shooting Auburn upsets No. 1 North Carolina 97-80

Auburn earned its second trip to the Elite Eight by coasting to a 97-80 victory over the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region on Friday night.

Skateboarding and surfing proposed to the International Olympics Committee for 2024 Games

Other proposed sports for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris include sport climbing and breakdancing.

NFL: Pass interference now reviewable by officials

Coaches still will have two challenges per game, and in the final two minutes of a half or fourth quarter or for all of overtime, the replay official can order a review of offensive or defensive pass interference.

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement

The New England Patriots' gentle giant has decided to hang up his cleats.

  NCAA tournament: Let the games begin - in earnest

What more could you want on the first real day of the dance?

Betting on March Madness? You’re one of 47 million Americans projected to spend $8.5 billion

Roughly 19 percent of Americans will bet on the annual NCAA basketball tournament, that's about 47 million Americans.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

Minor league baseball team holding ‘Florida Man Night’

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp will celebrate “Florida Man Night” on July 26.

  Jets agree to sign RB Le’Veon Bell, according to reports

Le'Veon Bell agreed to a deal early Wednesday morning, ending months of speculation about where he'd resume his playing career after six years with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  Browns to acquire star receiver Beckham from NY

With the Browns, Beckham will be reunited with receiver Jarvis Landry, a teammate at LSU.

Sports writing great, ‘Semi Tough’ author Dan Jenkins dies at 89

Jenkins started his writing career at The Fort Worth Press and rose to stardom at Sports Illustrated. He wrote best-sellers "Semi-Tough" ''Baja Oklahoma" and "Dead Solid Perfect" and was a columnist for Playboy and Golf Digest.

Professional wrestler King Kong Bundy dead at age 61

Bundy, whose real name was Christopher Pallies, was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He was best known for facing Hulk Hogan in 1986 in a steel cage match at WWF's WrestleMania 2.

  Trump feeds FCS national champs McDonald’s, Chick-Fil-a during White House visit

The president served hamburgers from McDonald’s and chicken sandwiches from Chick-fil-a, KLVY reported.

Patriots owner Bob Kraft pleads not guilty to prostitution charges

Robert Kraft was among hundreds of men charged in a crackdown on massage parlor prostitution and an investigation into human trafficking at Florida spas.

Documents: Kraft visited spa in sex trafficking sting on day of AFC Championship Game

The 77-year-old owner of the New England Patriots and 24 other men face a maximum year in jail under the soliciting charges against them in a Florida sex trafficking case.

  Syracuse hoops coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

"I am heartbroken that a member of our community died as the result of last night's accident," Boeheim said in a prepared statement.

  Denny Hamlin cruises to 2nd Daytona 500 victory in 4 years

Hamlin last year suffered through his first winless season in the Cup Series and made a crew chief change during the offseason.

Team LeBron rallies back, defeats Team Giannis 178-164 in 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte

Team LeBron rallied back from a double-digit deficit and defeated Team Giannis 178-164 as the NBA’s best and most famous stars played in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte at the Spectrum Center Sunday night.

  After ambulance gets stuck in ice, paramedics go the extra mile for patient and push her up hill

When their ambulance wasn't going anywhere. the firefighter paramedics devised a plan B.

  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.

  Collector finds rare 1921 Babe Ruth baseball card, buys for $2

Ball took it to get it authenticated. Turns out, the card is a 1921 Babe Ruth Shotwell E-121 model.

  6-year-old with no feet and one hand succeeds in wrestling

Nick Trotter is on a team, the Macomb, IL, Little Bombers, and participating in tournaments. He has already won twice.

  Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson dies at 83

Robinson played for five teams in his 21-season career. He was a member of two World Series championship teams for the Orioles.

Patriots beat Rams 13-3 in lowest scoring Super Bowl ever

New England topped the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in a game that dragged the high-def NFL back to the days of black-and-white TV. It was the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in the 53-year history of the game.

Kaepernick mural removed before Super Bowl to be replaced

Artist Fabian Williams says the building was torn down last week and was about a mile from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium that housed the Sunday's Super Bowl. Williams says he doesn't think it's a coincidence that the removal coincided with the game.

  Andy Warhol, Bud Light-Game of Thrones crossover among most talked about Super Bowl commercials

With price tags in the millions for a 30-second spot during the big game, advertisers go all out to get people talking and make the cost worth it. Here are some of the ads people will be talking about at work Monday.

Businessman disappears after allegedly scamming mom, friends out of $750K for Super Bowl tickets

About a dozen people say they paid the suspect at least $20,000 for Super Bowl tickets, but the man went missing before delivering.

Chiefs QB Mahomes takes MVP and top offensive player awards

The Chiefs quarterback landed a pair of honors at NFL Honors on Saturday night, taking The Associated Press 2018 MVP and Offensive Player of the Year awards.