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Wimbledon: Nadal flops again, KO'd by qualifier

posted: 07/03/2015 2:12 a.m. Discuss

On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, left-handed forehand and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.

NFL hits 4 players with bans

posted: 07/03/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

The NFL suspended four players Thursday for violations of the league's drug policies.

Scouting director fired by Cardinals

posted: 07/03/2015 2:08 a.m. Discuss

The St. Louis Cardinals have terminated the contract of their scouting director after an "imposed leave of absence," a lawyer for the team said Thursday.

Commentary: Snubbed Harrison getting his shot

posted: 07/03/2015 2:01 a.m. Discuss

Aaron Harrison, who led Kentucky in scoring last season, watched last week's NBA Draft from home. He saw former teammates selected first, sixth, 12th and 13th. Andrew Harrison, his twin brother, who is younger by a minute, was selected 44th.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Fernandez returns with a bang for the Marlins

posted: 07/03/2015 1:59 a.m. Discuss

MIAMI -- Jose Fernandez's comeback required a comeback.

TEXAS LEAGUE: Travs get nothing against RockHounds

posted: 07/03/2015 1:56 a.m. Discuss

The first game back from the Texas League All-Star break was not a successful one for the Arkansas Travelers.

GOLF ROUNDUP: Woods finds opening-round touch

posted: 07/03/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Tiger Woods got off to a good start for a change.

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: Japan coach says pressure off team

posted: 07/03/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Any pressure is off now that Japan gets the opportunity to defend its Women's World Cup championship, its coach says.

Second Thoughts: Argh! Player has no respect for the Pirates

posted: 07/03/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez may change people's minds who think major-league baseball players don't care about interleague play.

Off the wire

posted: 07/03/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

BASKETBALL Wade to re-sign with Heat Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat. Wade informed the Heat on Thursday that he will accept their one-year offer to re-sign for $20 million for next season, said a person familiar with the negotiations.

RODEO OF THE OZARKS: Lowe Aims For 14th straight National Finals Appearance

posted: 07/03/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Not even a little rain could dampen Will Lowe's spirit Thursday evening at the 71st Annual Rodeo of the Ozarks.

Anderson: Qualls good fit for NBA

posted: 07/02/2015 2:38 a.m. Discuss

Michael Qualls played basketball for Arkansas against Coach Billy Donovan's Florida Gators the previous three seasons.

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: Defense delivers for U.S.

posted: 07/02/2015 2:34 a.m. Comment 1

It used to be that the U.S. women's national soccer team was known more for its fierce attack, but that hasn't been the case at the Women's World Cup.

Djokovic doesn't sweat early deficit

posted: 07/02/2015 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Down a break at 3-1 in the first set, defending champion Novak Djokovic kept his cool on the hottest day in Wimbledon history.

Henderson taking a big leap forward

posted: 07/02/2015 2:29 a.m. Discuss

A former Olympian saw unlimited potential in his first meeting with Jeff Henderson.

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