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US faces offensive challenge in defense-minded China

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The last time the United States played China in the Women's World Cup was in the 1999 final at the Rose Bowl, when the Americans won on penalty kicks for their second title and Brandi Chastain famously ripped off her jersey.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2015

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Cavs commentary: Absence of draft hype is a beautiful thing

The NBA Draft is tonight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and in Northeast Ohio we’re not all that excited about it.

Isn’t that great?

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Cavs: Draft on tap; Kevin Love opts out of contract

A year ago, the Cavaliers had the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft and chose Kansas swingman Andrew Wiggins, who they eventually traded to Minnesota for Kevin Love.

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Wambach has US teammates' support for yellow card criticism

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Abby Wambach need not apologize to her teammates, as far United States defender Meghan Klingenberg is concerned.

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Keegan Bradley tied for early lead at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Keegan Bradley shot a 6-under 64 Thursday to tie for the lead midway through the first round of the Travelers Championship.

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McDavid's NHL draft moment _ going No. 1 _ finally is here

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — For Connor McDavid, this is only the beginning.

And he's eager to see what comes next.

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Maddon: Review umps should be replaced by 'bunch of nerds'

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon think baseball's video review umpires should be replaced by "a bunch of nerds."

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US searching for offense heading into World Cup quarters

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The United States is still looking for its offense at the Women's World Cup even though its stellar defense has it three wins from a title.

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