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Whatever it takes, Wambach ready, willing

However big or small Abby Wambach's role may be in Sunday's final against Japan, the U.S. team's most prolific scorer simply wants to hoist the trophy after her last Women's World Cup.

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Tiger encouraged by final round at Greenbrier

Tiger Woods didn't leave The Greenbrier Classic with his first trophy in nearly two years, but he did leave Sunday with renewed confidence, and increased momentum toward the year's third major.

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Ortiz gets first start at 1B in AL game since '06

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will start at first base Sunday against the Astros -- his first start at the position in an AL contest in almost nine years -- while the struggling Mike Napoli sits.

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2015 ESPY Day Auction

Golf with Chris Berman, spend a day with Mike & Mike in Bristol or watch the Mavs with Mark Cuban. Bid on these and more amazing experiences and support The V Foundation for cancer research.

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Looking ahead: Colorado State Rams

Larry Eustachy's team was stung by not making the tournament last season, but they will have to incorporate some new parts to make another run.

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Orioles crush White Sox 9-1
MLB 

O's RHP Miguel Gonzalez struck out 3 and allowed 1 run through 6 IP as Baltimore avoided the sweep vs. the Sox, who committed 4 errors. Chris Davis was robbed of another HR, this time at the hands of Chicago LF J.B. Shuck. Box score

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I spoke with Robert Streb's caddie Steve Catlan: "He didn't break the putter in anger at all. Tossed it toward the bag and it just broke."

No putter, no problem for Streb
Golf 

Robert Streb made five birdies with his wedge after breaking his putter to finish with a 13-under for a share of the lead at The Greenbrier Classic. If Streb makes the playoff, he will be allowed to replace his putter. Leaderboard

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The key to a United States win today
Women's World Cup 

Kate Markgraf, a 1999 World Cup champion, says: "They have to unsettle the Japanese. [Japan] are the most technically sound team in the tournament and they're so calm on the ball, so [the Americans] need to disrupt that.

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The Rock is fired up for the WWC final
Women's World Cup 

Dwayne Johnson sent a message to the U.S. women -- not to inspire them, but to say how much he's been inspired by their run in the Women's World Cup. Watch

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Hanley homer gives Boston lead back

Hanley Ramirez responded to Houston slugging 2 HRs in the top of the 7th with a 2-run shot of his own in the bottom half of the frame. The Red Sox lead 5-4. Follow live

Phillies score 4 in 10th to beat Braves

After a scoreless 9 innings, there was finally offense in the 10th, as Ryan Howard's sac fly gave Philadelphia the lead for good, and Carlos Ruiz and Freddy Galvis added insurance RBIs in the 4-0 win. Box score

Sam Fuld goes deep to give A's lead

The A's RF hit his first home run of the season -- a solo shot to right -- to put his team up 1-0 entering the 4th inning vs. Seattle. Follow live

Lynn, Pham lead Cardinals past Padres

Lance Lynn struck out 8 over 7 innings and scored two runs, while rookie Tommy Pham hit his first major-league HR in the 3-1 win over San Diego. Box score

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Hendricks dominates Marlins

Kyle Hendricks did not allow a run in his 7 1/3 innings of work and Chris Coghlan collected the lone RBI in Chicago's 2-0 win today. Box score

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Serious question: If Robert Streb gets into a playoff and can replace his putter, does he go with unknown flatstick or keep wedging putts?

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.@Royals walk it off! Lorenzo Cain scores all the way from 1st on an Eric Hosmer double to send the fans home happy w/ a 3-2 win over Twins.

Who needs a putter?
Golf 

Robert Streb is tied for the lead at the Greenbrier despite breaking his putter after the 9th hole. Using his wedge as a putter, Streb has made 4 birdies on the back nine. Leaderboard

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One accomplishment left for Wambach
Women's World Cup 

And that would be a World Cup title to add to her illustrious career with the U.S. women's national team. She gets her chance tonight vs. Japan.

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Royals spoil Santana's superb debut

Ervin Santana's return from an 80-game drug suspension went very well as he held Kansas City to 2 runs in 8 innings of work. But with Santana out of the game, the Royals' Eric Hosmer clubbed a walk-off double. Box score

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Lakers, Lou Williams agree to deal

The free-agent guard agreed to a deal with the Lakers, according to ESPN's Marc Stein and multiple reports. Williams averaged a career-best 15.5 points in 80 games to win Sixth Man of the Year honors this past season with Toronto.

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.@astros do what they do best... hit balls a LONG way. Carlos Correa and Evan Gattis go back-to-back to take the 4-3 lead over Red Sox.

Cole gets to 12 in Pirates win

Gerrit Cole twirled an 8-inning, 3-run gem and also become the 5th Pirate ever to reach 12 wins before the All-Star break. Pittsburgh beat the Indians 5-3. Box score

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Rodney Stuckey to return to Pacers

Indiana reached a 3-year, $21M deal with the free-agent guard, agent Paolo Zamorano told ESPN's Brian Windhorst. Stuckey averaged 12.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 71 games for the Pacers last season.

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