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Tennis legend is 'Mrs. Williams' to Wimbledon, if not to you

Thu, July 05, 2018

Britain_Wimbledon_Tennis_26192WIMBLEDON, England -- It was another win at the All England Club on Wednesday for Serena Williams -- or, as she is now known here, "Mrs." Williams.

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NBA estimates 40,000 more travel miles in a top 16 playoffs

Thu, July 05, 2018

Summer_League_Basketball_37845The NBA estimates an increase of 40,000 miles of travel in the postseason if it scrapped its current conference format and took the top 16 teams.

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TASTE OF THE TOUR: Pricey potatoes and sailing in the Vendee

Thu, July 05, 2018

APTOPIX_France_Cycling_Tour_de_France_54754The normally clear-defined lines between land and sea will blend together during Saturday's opening stage of the 105th Tour de France.

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NCFC falls to Pittsburgh 2-0 in game filled with weather delays

Thu, July 05, 2018

North Carolina FCNorth Carolina FC pressed for a result, but the USL's Eastern Conference contenders, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, held strong and eventually downed NCFC 2-0 at Highmark Stadium on July 4.

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Russians advised to shower in pairs because of World Cup

Thu, July 05, 2018

Russia_Soccer_Wcup_Daily_Life_49469Residents of the World Cup host city of Samara are being urged to take showers in pairs because the influx of fans is putting strain on water supplies.

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'17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic out in Wimbledon upsets

Thu, July 05, 2018

Britain_Wimbledon_Tennis_43555Garbine Muguruza insisted she wasn't thinking about attempting to collect a second consecutive Wimbledon championship. She was adamant that she was not focusing on defending her title.

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Enloe DL Christian Rorie commits to Duke

Thu, July 05, 2018

Christian Rorie Press Conference - July 3, 2018 at Enloe High ScEnloe's Christian Rorie announced on Tuesday that he is bound for Duke University.

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Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

Wed, July 04, 2018

Hot_Dog_Contest_50391Joey "Jaws" Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest Wednesday, downing a record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for the 11th time.

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NCAA prepares minority coordinators for head coaching jobs

Wed, July 04, 2018

Minority_Coaches_Football_94536Camera lighting made beads of sweat emerge from Tony Elliott's forehead as he fielded questions ranging from football philosophy to something he could share about his private life.

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Bugs, 'lucky' foe send No. 2 seed Wozniacki out of Wimbledon

Wed, July 04, 2018

Britain_Wimbledon_Tennis_58256Caroline Wozniacki complained about the flying insects at Wimbledon, demanding that bug spray be brought to the court.

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