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Andy Murray Wins His Second Wimbledon Title

Murray was the favorite going into the match, and beat Canadian Milos Raonic handily: 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-2).
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Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon In Straight Sets For 22nd Grand Slam Title

Already one of the greatest tennis players ever, Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title in straight sets on Saturday. Later, she and her sister Venus won their sixth doubles championship.
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The Latest In Sports: Euro 2016

NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with Andrea Kremer of HBO's Real Sports, about the European soccer finals happening Sunday, and whether Cristiano Ronaldo can win the trophy for Portugal.
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At The U.S. Olympic Trials, Mixed Opinions About Russian Doping Scandal

The Russian scandal is a hot topic at the U.S. track and field Olympic Trials. Some feel individual Russian athletes should be allowed to compete if they're clean, others support a blanket ban.
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Soccer Star Lionel Messi Sentenced To 21-Month Jail Term For Tax Fraud

A court in Spain sentenced Messi, widely hailed as one of the best soccer players alive, but his jail sentence will likely be suspended, under Spanish law.
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Oscar Pistorius Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence In Girlfriend's Murder

Reeva Steenkamp's parents were in court to hear the sentence; afterward, they told reporters that nothing would bring their daughter back.
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Wimbledon Fans Wait To See If It Will Be An All-Williams Final

Venus and Serena Williams have both made it to the semi-finals at Wimbledon. David Greene talks to Courtney Nguyen, a writer for WTA Insider, about the possibility of an all-Williams Wimbledon final.
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Statues Of Sports Stars Help Us Remember Them As Larger Than Life

More than statues of generals or politicians, those of athletes are remembrances of good things past, says Frank Deford.
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For Heptathlete Sharon Day-Monroe, It's 7 Events With Just One Goal

She's already been to the Olympics twice and been a U.S. champion several times over. But at 31, Day-Monroe knows this may be her last shot at an Olympic medal.
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Kevin Durant Picks Golden State Warriors, Ending Free Agency Saga

Kevin Durant is leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to join fellow superstar Stephen Curry. His choice quickly gained the endorsement of Lil B, a rapper whose sobriquet is The BasedGod.

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