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Federer Loses In Wimbledon's Second Round As Upsets Continue

Roger Federer, who last year won his seventh Wimbledon title, is out of the 2013 tournament after falling to Ukrainian Sergei Stakhovsky. Maria Sharapova also lost. The upsets come two days after Rafael Nadal, who was in the same side of the bracket as Federer, was upset in the first round.
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NFL Tight End Aaron Hernandez Charged With Murder

State and local police arrested Aaron Hernandez, 23, at his North Attleboro, Mass., home Wednesday. He was arraigned in Attleboro District Court on charges of first-degree murder and five gun-related crimes.
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Let's Separate The Schoolin' From The Sports

We in the U.S. think, nostalgically, of athletics as integral to higher education, but perhaps they're so unusual that they should be entirely separated from the academic and turned into an honest commercial adjunct.
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Chicago Blackhawks Stun Boston Bruins In Hockey Final

Chicago is celebrating its second Stanley Cup win in four seasons. The Blackhawks beat the Boston Bruins 3-2.
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17 Stunning Seconds Give Blackhawks The NHL's Stanley Cup

Behind by a goal with about 80 seconds to go in the game, Chicago came back to score twice. The Blackhawks beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 and took the best-of-seven series in Game 6.
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Chicago Blackhawks Are Stanley Cup Champs

The Blackhawks came back with two goals late in the third period to beat the Boston Bruins and win their second cup in four years. The final score of Game 6 was 3-2.
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Olympic Torch (But Not Olympic Flame) Headed To Space

In a first, Russian cosmonauts will carry an official Sochi 2014 Olympics torch to the International Space Station and then out on a spacewalk.
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Rafael Nadal Loses In First-Round Upset At Wimbledon

After winning the French Open earlier this month, Rafael Nadal falls early at Wimbledon, losing to Belgium's Steve Darcis, ranked No. 135 in the world. It's the first loss for Nadal in the opening round of a Grand Slam.
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Could LeBron and RGIII Help Sell The Affordable Care Act?

Massachusetts got young men to sign up for health insurance by enlisting the Boston Red Sox. Now HHS is angling to repeat that success by getting NFL and NBA stars to help promote federal health insurance exchanges. And if that doesn't work, they might recruit Mom.
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New Pro League Tosses Its Disc Into The Frisbee Game

Major League Ultimate, the second professional Ultimate Frisbee league in the U.S., finished its first season on Sunday. But some in the Ultimate Frisbee community say the league's new rules deviate too far from the game's roots.

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