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Isner, Mahut linked forever by marathon match

When it was finally over – after five sets, 183 games and more than 11 hours of play over three days – John Isner collapsed on his back on the grass as if he had just won the Wimbledon title. It was only a first-round match, but an epic one that will endure in the […]

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Riley, Heat operating from position of strength

Pat Riley emerged from the Miami Heat draft room very early Friday morning, content in the belief that he just acquired three good players. Here comes the Heat presidents chance to land some great ones. “I think weve got a pretty good idea what were going to do,” Riley said. With more salary-cap space than […]

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No. 1 pick Wall ready to help turn around Wizards

John Wall needed only one year to take a reeling Kentucky program to the brink of the Final Four. Hes ready to spark a similar turnaround with the Washington Wizards. “I know this is a different level, but I just have to go in and show those guys Im willing to work and listen as […]

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Judge orders mediation for Texas Rangers, lenders

A federal bankruptcy judge ordered the Texas Rangers and their angry creditors into mediation Thursday, pushing any resolution of the long-delayed sale dangerously close to a deadline that could be crucial to the teams playoff hopes. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge D. Michael Lynn ruled that mediation will begin July 16. But late Thursday night, Pittsburgh attorney […]

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2010 Three-Homer Games

June 24 – Dustin Pedroia, Boston at Colorado May 30 – Albert Pujols, St. Louis at Chicago May 28 – Miguel Cabrera, Detroit vs. Oakland May 21 – Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto at Arizona May 8 – Mark Teixeira, N.Y. Yankees at Boston April 29 – John Buck, Toronto vs. Oakland

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Not all All-Americans are first-rounders

First-team AP All-Americans who were not selected in the first round of the NBA draft since the merger between the NBA and ABA: 1981 – x-Danny Ainge, BYU, second round, Boston 1982 – Kevin Magee, UC Irvine, third round, Phoenix 1987 – Steve Alford, Indiana, second round, Dallas 1989 – Sherman Douglas, Syracuse, second round, […]

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Chargers sign Stuckey, Epps

The San Diego Chargers have signed safety Darrell Stuckey and tight end Dedrick Epps to four-year contracts. Stuckey was a fourth-round draft pick out of Kansas and Epps was a seventh-rounder out of Miami. Quarterback Jonathan Crompton, a fifth-round choice, signed a four-year deal on June 3. The Chargers remaining unsigned draft choices are running […]

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