Lloyd leads US to World Cup title

...the course. We all executed the game plan."Lloyd had come up big before, scoring the winning goals in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic finals.She put the U.S. ahead in the third minute off a corner kick from Megan Rapinoe, streaking into the penalty area...
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Couple sweep Mount Marathon titles

...the mountain, in 27:39, and Kenai's Riana Boonstra, 14, won the girls title in 32:38.Boonstra's father, former Olympic Nordic skier Todd Boonstra, is a four-time men's champion at Mount Marathon, and her mother, Kelli Jo, was once a women's...
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...Smith 26:48, Mark Neidhold 27:08, Reed Stoops 27:52, David Robinson 32:05 and Daren Booton 32:57.Juneau Special Olympic medalistsBasketball team ? Gold Medal winners were Carmen Brenner, Chris Brenner, Chloe Deitrick, Andres Jones, Alec...
Poll: Americans support home Olympics

...Our own research tells us that the Olympic brand is incredibly strong in the bid for the 2024 Games," U.S. Olympic Committee spokesman Patrick Sandusky said...That's one of the key issues the U.S. Olympic Committee board will tackle Tuesday at...
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Today In Sports History for June 28

...earlier won the discus, wins the shot put at 62 feet, 6 inches, to become the first woman to win both events at the U.S. Olympic trials since Earlene Brown in 1960.1994 - Oleg Salenko scores a World Cup record five goals as Russia beats Cameroon 6-1...
Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

...thought it was a little bush league," said Cantwell, the 2008 Olympic silver medalist.Kovacs brushed it off."I just like getting...David Oliver overcame a slow start to win the event. ... Olympic gold medalist Jennifer Suhr won the pole vault by clearing...
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Juneau's Smith giving up soccer for futbol

...A member of the first JSC team to win the Zane Cup in Anchorage, his first year as a Jambaar, and not getting scored on; Olympic Development Teams for Alaska, including one undefeated team in a regional tournament; high school state titles; college...
Japan beats Netherlands 2-1, to earn quarterfinals summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics as one of Europe's top three teams, but could still earn a berth into the 12-team Olympic field through a European playoff.The white teddy bear wearing an oversized No. 7 jersey that Japan keeps close to honor...
AP source: Kevin Love opts out of contract with Cavs

...season with the Cavs, he still averaged 16.4 points and 9.7 rebounds in 75 starts.He and James were teammates on the 2012 Olympic team, but didn't appear totally connected throughout a tumultuous 2015 season. Still, they formed a bond on the floor...
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Western wildfires: Firefighters battle blazes in 4 states

...Siskiyou National Forest.Almost 500 people are working on the fire.___WASHINGTONA wildfire burning in a remote area of Olympic National Park in Washington state has scorched more than 1 square mile.Fire managers said Tuesday that the blaze, which...
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