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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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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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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Playoff holes are 18-17-18. If there's a hole-in-one at 18, fans will receive... nothing. The contest is over. No $1,000 payout this year.

Rubby de la Rosa hot and cold

The D-backs RHP gave up 6 hits to start the game, then retired 14 straight Rockies, and now the 6th has consisted of a single, HR and walk as he exits trailing 6-1. Follow live

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Jason Pierre-Paul expected to meet with doctors, they will have their say, but early indications are, hand injury is not career threatening.

Jason Pierre-Paul injured by fireworks
NFL 

The Giants DE injured his hands in a fireworks accident, according to ESPN sources and multiple reports. The extent of his injury is unknown, and he's still meeting with doctors.

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Same lineup for United States in final
Women's World Cup 

The United States will go with the same starting XI that beat Germany 2-0 in the semifinals, with Alex Morgan leading the attack and Abby Wambach on the bench.

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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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Four spots in the Open Championship field available here at Greenbrier. They will go to: David Hearn, Danny Lee, James Hahn and Greg Owen.

Nets, Cavs talking Joe Johnson deal
NBA 

Brian Windhorst on the latest trade buzz: "On its face, this would not seem like it would make a lot of sense, but when you start working through the numbers it starts making more financial sense."

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Red Sox take series vs. Astros

Hanley Ramirez regained Boston's lead for good with a two-run HR in the seventh inning to help take down the Astros 5-4. Box score

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The Greenbrier Classic going to a playoff
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David Hearn had a chance to win The Greenbrier Classic with a birdie on 18 but left the putt just short to force a four-man playoff with Danny Lee, Robert Streb and Kevin Kisner. Leaderboard

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

David Hearn is trying to join Nick Taylor as second Canadian winner this season. Before him, the last one was Mike Weir in 2007.

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Kevin Kisner: -13 (F) Robert Streb: -13 (F) Danny Lee: -13 (F) David Hearn: -13 (17) Either a birdie here for Hearn or we've got a playoff.

Mets, Matz add 3 runs in the 4th

LHP Steven Matz picked up another RBI today vs. the Dodgers – making that 5 RBIs in his first two starts in the bigs. He's struck out 6 and allowed just 1 hit through the first 4 innings as the Mets lead 4-0. Follow live

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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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