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Near no-no illustrates Carrasco's ability to dominate second half

Carlos Carrasco's near no-hitter showed the Cleveland starter has what it takes to dominate the rest of the season, writes David Schoenfield.

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Floyd Mayweather will earn almost as much for 36 minutes in the ring in May as Tim Duncan has made in his 18-year career with the San Antonio Spurs ($235 million).

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World reacts to England's own goal
Women's World Cup 

Laura Bassett's own goal in injury time that propelled Japan to the Women's World Cup final was heartbreaking enough that Landon Donovan and Mia Hamm -- among many others -- shared their thoughts on the agonizing moment. Twitter reaction

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Women's World Cup 

Carrasco falls one out shy of no-hitter
MLB 

Carlos Carrasco's no-hit bid ended on Joey Butler's single with 2 outs in the 9th, the 6th such time it's happened in the past five seasons. It was also the third straight game the Indians had a perfect-game bid against the Rays.

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U.S. gets its rematch
Women's World Cup 

With Japan's 2-1 win over England, the much-anticipated rematch between Japan and the United States is on. This time, the Americans are heavy favorites, per FiveThirtyEight. 67% chance

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Women's World Cup 

2011 World Cup not a distant memory

Four years ago, Japan beat the U.S. in the WWC final: "This is something they've been thinking about for four years," said Julie Foudy. "They [haven't] just been thinking about it, they've been angry about it."

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Chicharito's injury
Soccer 

Mexico star Javier Hernandez took a hard fall in tonight's warm-up match vs. Honduras and fractured his collarbone, according to ESPN's John Sutcliffe. His status for the upcoming Gold Cup is now in doubt.

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Soccer 

Aldridge not impressed with Lakers
NBA 

At age 29, LaMarcus Aldridge wanted to hear how he could compete for a championship next season with the Lakers during his meeting with the team. Ultimately, Kobe & Co.'s pitch fell short.

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Kobe Bryant sends message on Twitter
NBA 

In the wake of reports that LaMarcus Aldridge was not impressed with the basketball portion of the Lakers' free agency presentation, Kobe Bryant tweeted a not-so-happy meme. Kobe upset with reports?

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NBA 

LaVine, Wale join 'Lob City'

Reigning NBA slam dunk contest champion Zach LaVine teamed with rapper Wale to throw down a few monster alley-oops at a local gym.

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Awkward! Jim Harbaugh on the Herd

Missing: Jim Harbaugh's trademark intensity. Scene of the crime: A visit to the Herd. Said Colin, with his hands in the air: "I've been in the business 10 years folks, and that was a clunker."

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Previewing Wimbledon Day 4
Tennis 

Patrick McEnroe looks at the biggest matches of Day 4 at Wimbledon, which includes Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer.

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Tennis 

5 things we learned Wednesday
Tennis 

The heat took the top story of Wimbledon's Day 3, said ESPN's Peter Bodo and Greg Garber. Another thing we learned, Serena Williams is really, really -- really -- good.

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Countdown to the Body Issue: 5 days
NFL 

Ready, set, hike! 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick posed for the magazine in 2012. The new issue will be released July 6.

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NFL 

Hey, Shaq -- maybe stick to basketball
NBA 

Is Shaq's golf swing worse than Charles Barkley's? You be the judge.

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Warriors re-sign Green for 5 years, $85M
NBA 

The Warriors have agreed to terms on a five-year, $85 million deal with free agent forward Draymond Green, according to Bleacher Report. Green told the website: "It's been a long journey to get to this point, whether it's always trying to overcome the odds, overcome doubters, but to be in this position, signing back with the Warriors is amazing."

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Kyle Lohse with the takedown!

The Brewers pitcher had a great day at the plate Wednesday, but it almost came at a cost when he ran into the sizable Ryan Howard. Watch

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Now pitching ... Odell Beckham Jr.?
NFL 

The Can-Am League's Rockland Boulders were impressed with the Giants WR's pitching at a celebrity softball game. Said GM Shawn Reilly: "We think that getting experience pitching to professional hitters will give him the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Deon (sic) Sanders and Bo Jackson." (via LoHud's website)

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Sepp Blatter: 'I am not corrupt'
Soccer 

The FIFA president told German magazine Bunte that he has a "clear conscience" and "Whoever accuses me of being corrupt has to prove it first. But nobody can do that because I'm not corrupt."

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Soccer 

Jose Fernandez is back ... but beware

The 2013 NL Rookie of the Year makes his return from Tommy John surgery Thursday. Exciting news? Most definitely. However, Stephania Bell details a concern. Velocity's good, but concerning

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NHL free agency: Day 1
NHL 

Opening day of free agency was a busy one, with the most notable deal being Phil Kessel joining the Penguins via trade. Best and worst

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