Kingsport Times News Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Kyrgios steals show with Wimbledon win

Kyrgios steals show with Wimbledon win

July 3rd, 2015 12:49 pm by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Nick Kyrgios served 34 aces and hit flashy winners from all over the court to upset seventh-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Friday and reach the round of 16 at the All England Club for the second year in a row.

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Dulin's two-run homer in the eighth lifts Burlington over K-Mets on Thursday

Dulin's two-run homer in the eighth lifts Burlington over K-Mets on Thursday

July 3rd, 2015 12:15 am by Staff Report

Kingsport led 3-0 but couldn't hold back the Royals in this Appalachian League matchup.

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US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials

US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials

July 2nd, 2015 2:00 pm by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer

The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked soccer's world governing body.

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Rick Gosselin: Departures mean Mavericks must sign DeAndre Jordan

Rick Gosselin: Departures mean Mavericks must sign DeAndre Jordan

July 2nd, 2015 1:00 pm by By Rick Gosselin, The Dallas Morning News (TNS)

Who wouldn't want the NBA's leading rebounder? But "wish" and "want" are no longer operative terms for the Mavericks in their quest to sign the former Texas A&M star.

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AP Source: Grizzlies agree to terms with Brandan Wright

AP Source: Grizzlies agree to terms with Brandan Wright

July 2nd, 2015 1:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

With teams across the NBA spending or offering huge sums of money on the opening day of free agency, the Grizzlies' deal with Wright looks like a potential bargain.

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Usain Bolt's struggles "just a phase," says teammate Powell

Usain Bolt's struggles "just a phase," says teammate Powell

July 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm by Associated Press

Usain Bolt's Jamaica teammate Asafa Powell believes the world record holder's struggle with injury and poor form is "just a phase" and not the beginning of the end for the sprinter.

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Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals, 4-1

Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals, 4-1

July 2nd, 2015 10:14 am by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Matt Wisler allowed one hit in 5 1-3 scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday night to end a streak of nine straight losses in the season series.

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Chevrolet becomes 3rd major sponsor of Daytona Rising

Chevrolet becomes 3rd major sponsor of Daytona Rising

July 2nd, 2015 10:09 am by Associated Press

The American automaker announced a multi-year deal Wednesday to become one of five major sponsors of Daytona Rising, the $400 million facelift taking place at NASCAR's most famous track.

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Love stays, Chandler moves, dollars fly in NBA free agency

Love stays, Chandler moves, dollars fly in NBA free agency

July 2nd, 2015 12:14 am by BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer

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16-year-old shortstop breaking baseball barriers for women

16-year-old shortstop breaking baseball barriers for women

July 2nd, 2015 12:10 am by JOHN LEICESTER, AP Sports Columnist

Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers. Becoming the first ever woman on Major League Baseball's international registration list is just the latest trail blazed by the 16-year-old shortstop from France.

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