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6:26 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Sports Report: U.S. Falls To Belgium In World Cup Knockout Match

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World Cup:

Goalie Tim Howard made 16 saves, but the United States is done at following a 2-1 loss to Belgium. It was a scoreless game until Belgium scored in the 93rd minute and made it 2-0 just 12 minutes later. Julian Green got the Americans within a goal in the 107th minute, but they couldn't put away several quality chances. Elsewhere Argentina slid past Switzerland in extra time 1-0. Belgium and Argentina will face each other in the quarterfinals.

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8:46 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Nadal, Federer Advance At Australian Open

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 Rafael Nadal avoided the top player exodus that claimed two-time defending women's champion Victoria Azarenka in the preceding match on center court for a 3-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (7), 6-2 win over Grigor Dimitrov in the Australian Open quarterfinals today.

Nadal, who received treatment several times for a nasty-looking blister on the palm of his left hand, advances to the semifinals. Roger Federer regained his dominance over Andy Murray in Grand Slam matches and advanced to his 11th consecutive Australian Open semifinal with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 win.

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6:12 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Celtics Snap Nine-Game Losing Streak, Intense Heat At Austrailian Open

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There were 12 games on the NBA Schedule Wednesday.  

Jared Sullinger scored 25 points and grabbed a career-best 20 rebounds, Avery Bradley had 20 points and the Boston Celtics snapped a nine-game losing streak with an 88-83 victory over Toronto.

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7:39 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Tampa Bay Bucs Grabs First Season Win, Wil Myers Named AL Rookie Of The Year

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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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7:16 am
Mon November 11, 2013

New York Wins Third Straight After 24-20 Win Over Raiders

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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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6:08 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Dodgers Hammer Atlanta 13-6, Americans Win Presidents Cup

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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.

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8:30 am
Tue September 10, 2013

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

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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.

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8:08 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Red Sox Pummel Tigers 20-4

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In baseball, the Boston Red Sox pummeled the Detroit Tigers 20-4 last night. David Ortiz hit two of Boston's eight home runs and also doubled for his 2,000th career hit. The AL East-leading Red Sox took two of three from the AL Central-leading Tigers and kept the best record in the American League.

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7:03 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Baltimore Snaps Boston's Four Game Winning Streak

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In baseball, Baltimore beat the Red Sox 3-2, snapping Boston’s four game winning streak.

Elsewhere in the American League, it was Detroit over Oakland 7-6. Kansas City beat Minnesota 3-1. The Angels blanked Tampa Bay 2-0 and Seattle topped Houston 3-2.

Checking the National League, the Mets cruised past Philadelphia 11-3. Washington shut out Miami 9-0 and Milwaukee blanked Pittsburgh 4-0.

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7:55 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Mets' Matt Harvey Has Tear In His Elbow

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In baseball, the New York Mets' rebuilding plan may have taken a huge hit.

National League All-Star game starting pitcher Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, but the Mets are still hoping he can avoid Tommy John surgery. A full prognosis will not be made until swelling in the elbow goes down in about two weeks.

Checking the scoreboard, the Mets suffered their fifth straight loss. Cody Asche supplied a go-ahead, two-run triple in the fourth inning of Philadelphia's 2-1 win.

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