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Mexico gets offensive in international friendly

Mexico looked primed for the Copa America. Eduardo Herrera scored twice for El Tri, which beat Guatemala in an international friendly.


Sources: Hoiberg, Bulls working on 5-year deal

The Bulls are negotiating a five-year deal with Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg to become their next head coach with the expectation it will get done by the middle of next week at the latest.

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Dominik: Watt, Beckham among 32-team FAs

Which NFL players would be coveted by every team if they hit the open market? Mark Dominik makes his list, which includes J.J. Watt and Odell Beckham Jr.

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DeMaurice Smith: 'The league has run out of excuses'

Deflategate. Ray Rice. Adrian Peterson. Yes, DeMaurice Smith's plate has been plenty full, so we caught up with the NFLPA's executive director to talk Roger Goodell, neutral arbitration and more.

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Postseason MVPs: Driven to Finals

Steph Curry and LeBron James have been the biggest difference-makers in the playoffs. Who else cracks David Thorpe's list?

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Wambach: 'I'm not freaking out'

While Abby Wambach isn't happy with the 0-0 draw against South Korea, she is remaining calm and hopes all will be well next week at the Women's World Cup.


Delay back on in St. Louis

The tarp had come off the field in anticipation of the matchup between the Dodgers and Cardinals, but the rain started to fall hard once again, and the tarp is back. There is not yet a new estimated time for first pitch.


W2W4: Blackhawks-Ducks Game 7

How close is this series? Both teams have scored 19 goals. Each team has an identical power play success rate of 14 percent. Really, the only question left to answer is this: Who wins tonight's Game 7? Two heavyweight teams

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Pelicans select Alvin Gentry

Gentry and the Pelicans agreed to a deal Saturday, with New Orleans choosing the Warriors' associate head coach over Jeff Van Gundy of ESPN, league sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. Gentry was last head coach of the Phoenix Suns (2009-2013).

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Stanton's blasts lifts Marlins past Mets

Giancarlo Stanton hit his 14th and 15th HRs of the season, including a 466-foot shot in the ninth inning, in Miami's 9-5 win. He has four HRs of at least 460 feet this month. The rest of MLB has three. Box score


Blackhawks, Ducks hold out for a hero

Six nights of tumult and heaving emotions have led to one night to determine who advances to the Stanley Cup finals. So who goes from unsung hero to, well, sung? Potential heroes

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Gentry will finish out playoffs with Warriors and then take over as coach of Anthony Davis and the Pelicans

Ice things on his mind

In less than an hour, Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen will lead his team against the Blackhawks with a trip to the Stanley Cup finals on the line.


Kell Brook stops Gavin in one-sided fight

It was a masterclass performance from the champion, picking Frankie Gavin apart for six rounds before the referee stepped in after a brutal flurry of punches. Brook moves to 35-0-0, retaining his IBF welterweight title.

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Goldschmidt powers Diamondbacks

Paul Goldschmidt hit his 13th and 14th homers of the season as Arizona handed the Brewers their 7th straight loss. Box score


Powers: D-men not fazed by minutes

The Blackhawks' top four defensemen have carried the load against the Ducks -- combining for more than 725 minutes -- and they relish the chance to play huge minutes again tonight in Game 7. But what sort of toll has all that time -- and all those hits -- taken? 'We welcome the opportunity'

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Final: Reds 8, Nationals 5

Cincinnati used a 4-run 8th to overcome a 5-2 deficit, but it could have been worse for the Nationals if Denard Span hadn't kept this fly from Todd Frazier in the park, turning a HR into a double. Box score


USWNT not playing like a unit

Kate Markgraf and Kristine Lilly called the 0-0 draw vs. South Korea disappointing: "There's such quality there, on paper, and we've seen it in training. And it just wasn't able to translate from a bunch of individuals into chemistry. ... I think they can find it, ... but it's alarming what can happen if you don't have it."


Dodgers' drought reaches historic level

Los Angeles will attempt to end a 37 inning scoreless road slump -- the 2nd longest streak since the Dodgers joined the NL in 1890 -- tonight vs. the Cardinals and the undefeated Michael Wacha. But for now, first pitch has been slightly delayed by weather. Follow live

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Burnside: Kesler just what Ducks needed

No team will advance to the Stanley Cup finals because of one player. The game is too fast, too complex; the lines separating success and failure too fine for it to be that simple. But the prickly Ryan Kesler just might be the perfect piece to Anaheim's Cup puzzle. 'A force to be reckoned with'

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Encore in store for Hamilton?

Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton socked his first two homers of the season Friday night -- he did this just once in 240 career games with the Angels. But Hamilton must deal with Red Sox lefty Wade Miley tonight. Follow live

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