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Sports US heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany US heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany
Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.
Sports NHL teams more cautious going into free agency
Options are out there, such as center Antoine Vermette, wingers Matt Beleskey and Justin Williams, defensemen Mike Green and Christian Ehrhoff and goaltender Karri Ramo. But this isn't a star-studded class.
Sports Ali Krieger gives US team insight into Germany Ali Krieger gives US team insight into Germany
The Germans are going to have to be vigilant about giving too much away with their on-field chatter on Tuesday night. Defender Ali Krieger will be listening.
Sports US-Germany semifinal features world's top goalkeepers US-Germany semifinal features world's top goalkeepers
The Women's World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.
Sports Warriors exercise Speights' contract option for next season Warriors exercise Speights' contract option for next season
The Warriors exercised their $3.8 million option Monday on reserve big man Marreese Speights for next season. The team had until Tuesday to pick up the final year on Speights' contract or he would become a free agent.
Sports Fresno State schedules football games with Alabama, UCLA, Minnesota Fresno State schedules football games with Alabama, UCLA, Minnesota
Athletic director Jim Bartko said Monday that the Bulldogs will visit Alabama on Sept. 9, 2017, and UCLA on Sept. 18, 2021. Fresno State will also play a home-and-home series against Minnesota with a road game in 2018 and the Gophers coming to Fresno in 2019.
Sports Women's World Cup semifinalists: US, Germany, England, Japan Women's World Cup semifinalists: US, Germany, England, Japan
Germany faces the United States on Tuesday in Montreal, and Japan plays England on Wednesday in Edmonton, Alberta. The winners go to Vancouver, British Columbia, for the final at BC Place on July 5. The losers play a consolation game on July 4 at Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium.
Sports No surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft No surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft
Connor McDavid's favorite hockey player is Sidney Crosby. His favorite non-skating athlete is LeBron James. He's now in their club, forever to be known as a No. 1 pick.
Sports Mayweather-Pacquiao boosts casino winnings above $1 billion Mayweather-Pacquiao boosts casino winnings above $1 billion
Huge crowds and high rollers in Las Vegas for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight helped Nevada casinos make more than $1 billion off gamblers in May, according to records released Friday.
Sports Lakers pick D'Angelo Russell 2nd overall in NBA draft Lakers pick D'Angelo Russell 2nd overall in NBA draft
The Los Angeles Lakers chose Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell with the second pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, bypassing big man Jahlil Okafor to grab the ball-handling guard with the potential for greatness.
Sports Timberwolves select Towns with No. 1 pick in NBA draft Timberwolves select Towns with No. 1 pick in NBA draft
Minnesota selected Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns with the first pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, the first of three straight freshmen chosen before New York chose Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis, triggering loud, long boos from their fans inside Barclays Center.
Sports Even for 'electrifying' Buxton, there's a lot to learn Even for 'electrifying' Buxton, there's a lot to learn
Byron Buxton finished his first homestand for Minnesota with quite the challenge in Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, the three-time-and-counting All-Star left-hander who will likely appear on the schedule many times in the coming seasons as a division rival of the Twins.