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Rodriguez beats Froome to win crash-marred 3rd stage of Tour

Spanish veteran Joaquim Rodriguez won the crash-marred third stage of the Tour de France on Monday, with British rider Chris Froome finishing second.

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US enjoys 1 final title celebration before leaving Canada

A day after the United States claimed its third Women's World Cup title, the party was still going on in Vancouver on Monday.

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AP source: Giants aware of Pierre-Paul’s fireworks injury

A person with knowledge of the incident tells The A.P. that the Giants are aware of an incident involving Jason Pierre-Paul and fireworks, but the team is unsure about the severity of any injuries.

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MLB: 4 Royals elected All-Star starters

Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.

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Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

A contest featuring the sisters, who between them have hoisted the Rosewater Dish 10 times, should have been a blockbuster but turned out to be yet another awkward anti-climax.

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McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

Rory McIlroy's defense of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt.

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WATCH: Women’s World Cup highlights

A true explosion of goals between the United States and Japanese made for a very entertaining Women's World Cup Final.

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U.S. triumph caps truly global Women’s World Cup

The United States returned to the pinnacle of women's soccer with a 5-2 crushing of Japan in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at the end of a riveting tournament that pushed the sport into new territory.

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Hot dog eating champ Joey Chestnut dethroned

Matt Stonie upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory at the annual extreme eating contest.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, July 6. COLE GETS NO. 12,…

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U.S. capture Women’s World Cup title

Carli Lloyd records a hat trick and the USA claims the Women's World Cup!

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World Cup: U.S. goes for the big prize

The Women's World Cup final today in Vancouver features a rematch of the final four years ago, the U.S. against Japan

The England women's national team celebrating after beating Germany 1-0 in the 2015 Women's World Cup to earn 3rd place

Women’s World Cup: England beats Germany to finish 3rd

England's victory over the top-ranked Germans came after a gut-wrenching 2-1 semifinal loss to Japan that was decided on an own goal on Wednesday.

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic makes a return to Kurumi Nara of Japan during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Wimbledon: Defending champ Kvitova upset, Federer advances

Madison Keys and Caroline Wozniacki also posted victories on the women's side.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

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After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

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The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

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Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

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President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.