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7:54 am
Sat July 4, 2015

Williams Survives, Nadal Falls At Wimbledon

Originally published on Sat July 4, 2015 11:04 am

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Sports
4:28 pm
Fri July 3, 2015

Portland, Ore., Soccer Fans Gear Up For Women's World Cup Final

Originally published on Fri July 3, 2015 6:31 pm

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Sports
5:52 pm
Thu July 2, 2015

Royals All Star Voting Echoes Last Time MLB Fans Stuffed The Ballot Box

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 6:35 pm

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The Two-Way
10:18 am
Thu July 2, 2015

U.S. Seeks Extradition Of 7 FIFA Officials From Switzerland

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 3:10 pm

U.S. prosecutors have sent Switzerland a formal request to extradite seven FIFA officials who had been arrested in May in Zurich in a corruption investigation of soccer's governing body.

The FIFA officials were arrested May 27, and the extradition request, submitted by the U.S. Embassy in Bern, came within the deadline laid down by the bilateral extradition treaty between the U.S. and Switzerland.

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Business
5:08 am
Thu July 2, 2015

Nike's Phil Knight, 77, To Step Down As Chairman

Originally published on Fri July 3, 2015 12:06 am

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Sports
5:28 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

As The NBA's Free Agency Period Begins, LeBron James Has All The Power

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 6:22 pm

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The Two-Way
11:40 am
Wed July 1, 2015

The 2 Goals That Gave The U.S. The Win Over Germany

Carli Lloyd (right) celebrates with Morgan Brian during the U.S. match against China at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015.
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Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 2:36 pm

A 2-0 win over Germany on Tuesday night gave the U.S. a place in the Women's World Cup final.

You can construct a lot of hero narratives around last night's game: The American defense is unstoppable. (Julie Johnston has been a breakout player.) Midfielder Carli Lloyd owns the field.

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Sports
5:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

U.S. Reaches World Cup Final After Beating Germany 2-0

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 9:19 am

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Sweetness And Light
5:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

All-Star Games Are Worthless If The Players Are Not All-Stars

A giant All-Star Game sign at Great American Ballpark during a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals, on May 30 in Cincinnati.
John Minchillo AP

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 5:06 pm

For those of you who haven't got your baseball All-Star ballot in, don't panic, you have until Thursday. It's convenient. You can get a ballot off the Internet, and here's the good news: You can vote 35 times.

Understand what I'm saying? Each fan can cast 35 votes. Where that magic figure comes from, I don't know. Why not 3,500 apiece? Or 35,000?

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NPR Ed
5:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

A Phys Ed Teacher Battles Tight Budgets And Childhood Obesity

Mindy Przeor founded an after-school and summer running club in Mesa, Ariz.
Jason Millstein for NPR

Originally published on Thu July 2, 2015 2:03 pm

First rule of Brinton Elementary School run club: Keep those legs moving. Second rule of run club: Have fun.

For 13-year-old Kaprice Faraci and her sister, Kassidy, inspiration to keep moving struck one after school afternoon in the third grade. Video games and TV bored the twins. They were outside when they spotted a small pack of children chugging down their street.

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