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Blue Jackets trade Nikita Nikitin to Oilers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded defenseman Nikita Nikitin (nih-KEE'-tuh nih-KEE'-tin) to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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Murray wins in a hurry; V Williams takes her time

LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray was a man in a hurry. Venus Williams took awhile to get going.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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Toledo coach Broce leads PGA Professional

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — University of Toledo coach Jamie Broce shot a 1-under 71 on Tuesday to increase his lead to three strokes in the PGA Professional National Championship.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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Mesoraco homers again in Reds' 7-3 loss to Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — The list includes Ted Kluszewski, George Crowe, Johnny Bench, Ken Griffey Jr., and Adam Dunn, and that part meant something to Devin Mesoraco. The home run itself, well, it just made the score a little closer.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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Indians ride a marathon roller coaster in loss

PHOENIX (AP) — The Cleveland Indians took a marathon roller coaster ride in Arizona.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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LeBron tells Heat he will become free agent

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James delivered his message loud and clear, without actually saying a word.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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World Cup and the NBA's Sterling put sizzle in summer sports

The LA Kings winning the NHL Stanley Cup and LeBron's Miami Heat being dethroned by the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals typifies the run-of-the mill, ordinary sports headlines in the month of June. Life in the Donald and Shelly Sterling household as well as on the streets of Brazil offer a heck of a lot more entertainment for mainstream sports fans. Even the eventual outcome of the Ed O'Bannon antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA and speculation of the big five conferences (ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, SEC) forming their own association drums up more interest than a few pro championships won every summer.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 June 2014

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No deal to draw, say Germany and US before game

PORTO SEGURO, Brazil (AP) — There won't be friendly phone calls, there won't be any dirty deals. That's the promise from both sides ahead of Germany's final Group G match against the United States.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 June 2014

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