Novak Djokovic

Tennis:

Novak Djokovic has successfully defended his Wimbledon title by knocking off the man he beat in last year's final. The top-ranked player outlasted longtime rival Roger Federer, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3. The victory makes Djokovic the first person to have won two Wimbledon championships in a row since Federer collected his fifth consecutive trophy in 2007.

NBA:

In the NBA finals, Cleveland beat Golden State 95-93 in overtime tying the series at one game apiece.

MLB:

In baseball, in the American League, the Yankees tripled up the Angels 6-2, Boston beat Oakland 7-4, Toronto edged Houston 7-6, Baltimore won against Cleveland 7-3, Detroit defeated the White Sox 6-4, Kansas City slid past Texas 4-3, and it was Tampa Bay over Seattle 3-1.

MLB:

In Major League Baseball, in the American League, the Oakland Athletics have regained a share of first place in the American League West. The A's scored five times in the ninth to beat Houston 8-2. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Angels fell into a first-place tie with Oakland by losing to Miami in interleague play, 7-1.

Gattuso Boosts UAlbany Football Staff

Jan 15, 2014
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On Tuesday UAlbany football coach Greg Gattuso announced the hiring of defensive coordinator Bob Benson, offensive coordinator Joe Bernard, assistant head coach and linebackers coach Bernard Clark and offensive line coach Jim Sweeney. Gattuso has worked with Bernard, Sweeney and Clark in the past.

In the NBA, the Knicks' five-game winning streak is over.

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In the NFL, Tampa Bay has managed to become the last NFL team to win a game this season, one day after Jacksonville earned its first victory. Meanwhile, things have gone from bad to worse for the Miami Dolphins.

The Bucs coughed up a 15-0 lead before Bobby Rainey scored on a one-yard run with 10:19 left to help Tampa Bay beat the Dolphins 22-19. Rainey had 45 of the Buccaneers' 140 rushing yards on a night Miami had just two yards on 14 carries.

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In the NFL, Terrell Thomas returned an interception 65 yards to set up a go-ahead 1-yard touchdown run by Andre Brown as the Giants topped the Raiders 24-20. Brown rushed for 115 yards in his first game of the season to help New York win its third straight.

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In baseball, the Pittsburgh Pirates are one victory away from winning a postseason series for the first time since the 1979 World Series. Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.

The Los Angeles Dodgers hammered Atlanta 13-6. Juan Uribe and Carl Crawford both homered for the Dodgers.

Meanwhile, the Red Sox are hoping to take their division series 3-0 against Tampa Bay tonight.

Yanks Three Games Out; Nadal Takes U.S. Open

Sep 10, 2013
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In baseball, Baltimore doubled up the Yankees 4-2. The Yankees are three games behind the Rays in the wild-card race. Cleveland defeated Kansas City 4-3. The Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians are within 1 ½ games of Tampa Bay for the final AL wild-card berth. Minnesota passed the Angels 6-3. The White Sox beat Detroit 5-1 and Houston took Seattle 6-4.

Red Sox Rally Off Rivera In Late Night Thriller

Sep 6, 2013

In baseball, Stephen Drew hit a tying single off Mariano Rivera with two outs in the ninth inning, then Shane Victorino lined a go-ahead single in the 10th that sent the Red Sox past the Yankees 9-8 Thursday night.

The Yanks erased a 7-2 deficit with six runs in the seventh inning. But the 43-year-old Rivera faltered in the ninth, leaving the door open for the Red Sox to win it in 10. The Yanks trail the Red Sox by nine games in the AL East.

Yanks Five-Run Eighth Rescues Game

Sep 4, 2013
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In baseball, the Yankees put together a five-run eighth to turn a 4-1 deficit into a 6-4 win over the Chicago White Sox. Alfonso Soriano sparked the comeback with a two-run single and Curtis Granderson singled home the tying run before Eduardo Nunez lined a two-run double.

Elsewhere in the American League, Boston defeated Detroit 2-1. Will Middlebrooks hit a two-run single in the fifth off Max Scherzer.

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