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Soccer gets boost in US from young, informed fans

DENVER (AP) — Never mind that there were dozens of TV sets at the bar, many turned to pro wrestling, poker and bowling to provide background noise early one weekend morning. Jon Forget walked in, asked the bartender to change one set to soccer and got laughed out of the joint.

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Top pick Andrew Wiggins welcomed by Cavaliers

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has someone to show him the NBA's ropes. His father, Mitchell, knows the pitfalls of pro ball and stardom.

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Manziel: 'I don't think I'm doing anything wrong'

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny's gonna play and Johnny's gonna party.

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Li Na, VWilliams out of Wimbledon, Djokovic wins

LONDON (AP) — A year that started with another Grand Slam title for Li Na has turned into a major disappointment.

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Aussies share 2nd-round lead at Quicken Loans

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Two Australians are tied for the lead after the morning rounds on Day 2 of the Quicken Loans National.

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Phillips homers in Reds' 3-1 win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Phillips had three hits, including a home run and double, and scored twice in his return to the lineup, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Thursday night.

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Wiggins is No. 1, Napier to Miami in NBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) — The celebrations stretched from north of the border to South Florida.

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Tour de France marks World War I centennial

PARIS (AP) — Before sunrise on June 28, 1914, a pack of cyclists set off from Paris on the 12th Tour de France. Hours later, an Austrian archduke stepped out in Sarajevo and was assassinated in the street, igniting the carnage of World War I.

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