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Column: US Open being remembered for the wrong reasons

Tue, June 19, 2018

On_the_Fringe_Golf_89574If the aim of the U.S. Open is to identify the best player, then the last three got it right.

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Early penalty helps Japan beat Colombia 2-1 at World Cup

Tue, June 19, 2018

APTOPIX_Russia_Soccer_WCup_Colombia_Japan_20092Japan did what no other Asian team had ever done at a World Cup — beat a South American squad on the biggest stage in soccer.

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Oregon St. rallies after delay to beat Huskies 14-5 at CWS

Tue, June 19, 2018

CWS_Oregon_St_Washington_Baseball_34447Oregon State kept things loose in the clubhouse during a weather delay that stretched to 4 1/2 hours at the College World Series. Reserve outfielder Joe Casey entertained teammates by stuffing 30 pieces of gum into his mouth, a party game known as "Mafia" broke out and the tunes were cranked up.

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NCAA basketball referee pleads guilty to molesting teen boy

Tue, June 19, 2018

WRAL Sports - GenericA NCAA women's basketball referee has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for molesting a 14-year-old at a Georgia hotel.

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Amid cyberbullying investigation, Ottawa winger Mike Hoffman traded twice, lands with Panthers

Tue, June 19, 2018

Sharks_Senators_Trade_Hockey_99204The Ottawa Senators traded winger Mike Hoffman on Tuesday, hoping to solve an ugly off-ice issue involving star defenseman Erik Karlsson and his wife.

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Tick, Tock: Time running out for Messi to deliver World Cup

Tue, June 19, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_Argentina_01203Time is running out for Lionel Messi to bring Argentina a World Cup, which would give him the one thing that's missing from a career that ranks among the greatest.

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High-scoring White ready for shot at UNC point guard role

Mon, June 18, 2018

North_Carolina_White_Basketball_12515No one questions whether Coby White is good enough to help North Carolina immediately as a freshman.

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Severe weather postpones UNC's matchup with Mississippi State until Tuesday

Mon, June 18, 2018

CWS_NCarolina_Oregon_St_Baseball_08567North Carolina will have to wait a few additional hours for its second game in the College World Series. Thanks to a lengthy severe weather delay in Monday's first game between Oregon State and Washington, UNC's matchup with Mississippi State will be played Tuesday morning in Omaha.

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Blow to head brings new reality for high school lacrosse player

Mon, June 18, 2018

Anne-Catherine RiesettFearlessness. It's a word that sums up Anne-Catherine Riesett perfectly. It's a trait that drove her to play lacrosse in the first place.

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Late header from Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

Mon, June 18, 2018

Russia_Soccer_WCup_Tunisia_England_99581Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defense just as time was running out.

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