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U.S. surges in second half to reach WWC final

Carli Lloyd scored on a penalty kick, then set up Kelley O'Hara for another goal to propel the U.S. past Germany and into the Women's World Cup final. SportsCenter breaks down the U.S. victory (live on ESPNEWS).

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U.S. tops Germany, returns to WWC final

Carli Lloyd and Kelley O'Hara scored second-half goals, and Celia Sasic missed a penalty kick, as the U.S. won 2-0 for a return trip to the Women's World Cup final on Sunday, where it will face either Japan or England. Game stats


Indians get some breathing room

3B Giovanny Urshela lifted a 3-run HR to left off Rays reliever Steven Geltz, pushing Cleveland's lead to 4-0 in the 7th. It's just the 2nd career longball for the 23-year-old rookie. Follow live


Julie Foudy @JulieFoudy

So happy for gals. Finally found more of their form. Formation change key. And again, defense huge. Solo had one save on goal.

Julie Foudy @JulieFoudy

Oh yes. Lloyd has been HUGE. Ohara, a player w ONE start all year b4 China game, and that at right back. Great storyline. #USAGER

Andrea Canales @soccercanales

O'Hara puts the nail in the coffin for Germany - as Lloyd passes in front of goal. Lack of JJ red changed this game more than either PK

U.S. grabs 2-0 lead on Germany
Women's World Cup 

Kelley O'Hara converted a pass from Carli Lloyd in the 81st minute for her first international goal to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead in the final minutes. Follow live

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Goal, #ARG! Di Maria with the finish after a brilliant run from Messi. Argentina lead, 4-1.

Paul Carr @PCarrESPN

24th career WWC game for Abby Wambach, tied for 2nd-most all-time with Foudy, Prinz & Formiga. Only Lilly has more (30).

Brewers hit Hamels early

Wet conditions and a rain delay didn't cool off Milwaukee, which opened with 2 runs on 2 hits off of Cole Hamels in the top of the 1st. Aramis Ramirez's single to center plated Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun. Follow live


No-hit bid over for Indians' Salazar

Rays C Curt Casali, the No. 9 hitter, ripped a pitch to deep left center with 2 outs in the bottom of the 6th for Tampa Bay's 1st hit of the game. Cleveland leads 1-0 entering the 7th inning. Follow live

Score one for the Cubs

After a leadoff walk to Kris Bryant, Matt Szczur broke a scoreless game through five with a two-out RBI double off the left-field wall in the sixth. Cubs lead, 1-0. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Julie Foudy @JulieFoudy

2 calls that go FOR the #USA. Johnston yellow could've easily been a red + Alex Morgan outside the box. But still Sasic missed. Lloyd made.

U.S. takes 1-0 lead on Lloyd's PK goal
Women's World Cup 

Annike Krahn got a yellow card for taking down Alex Morgan in the penalty area in the 67th minute, and Carli Lloyd did what Celia Sasic couldn't do -- convert the penalty kick. Follow live

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