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Biles caps 6th U.S. title with historic triple-double

[ad_1] 10:35 PM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.KANSAS CITY -- Simone Biles, who never fails to rise to the occasion, won her sixth all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships on Sunday, and did a historic clean triple-double in floor exercise.Biles did the triple-double in
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With Indians pulling out all the stops, AL Central race will be epic

[ad_1] Things are getting serious, my friends. Citi Field was rocking and shaking; the Milwaukee Brewers drew more than 121,000 fans for a three-game series against the Texas Rangers; Yordan Alvarez is still mashing; Aristides Aquino is making us learn his name; and Hyun-Jin Ryu keeps rolling along.Nowhere was the baseball more intense this weekend, however, than at Target Field, where the Cleveland Indians went into Minneapolis and took three
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Bagley withdraws from Team USA consideration

[ad_1] COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley III has told USA Basketball that he is withdrawing from consideration for the roster that will be sent to China this month for the FIBA World Cup.Bagley's decision was revealed Sunday, two days before he was to report to El Segundo, California, for the second week of training camp.Bagley was not immediately replaced, and unless that changes the U.S. will
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Patrick Reed is making things interesting for Tiger and the Presidents Cup

[ad_1] JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- It was a quaint, throwaway line at the time, a backhanded compliment thrown Patrick Reed's way in the aftermath of his 2018 Masters victory, a first major title and a win solidifying his place among the game's young elite players.Tiger Woods, who had taken Reed under his wing when he served as an assistant at the 2016 Ryder Cup and 2017 Presidents Cup, tweeted his
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Tour says it will explore pace-of-play policy

[ad_1] JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The PGA Tour says it will look closer at its pace-of-play policy, which could lead to timing players who typically take a long time playing shots. The issue has been around as long as today’s generation of players has been alive. It gained attention this week with a video of Bryson DeChambeau taking 2 minutes, 6 seconds to hit an 8-foot putt on the
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Orioles’ upset of Astros one of biggest in 15 years

[ad_1] The Baltimore Orioles pulled off one of the biggest MLB upsets in the last 15 years Sunday.The Orioles, who were listed as high as +420 underdogs at some U.S. sportsbooks, knocked off Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros 8-7.The Washington Nationals beat the Minnesota Twins as +390 underdogs in 2007, according to sports betting database BetLabSports.com, which has data back to the 2005 season. The Miami Marlins topped Clayton
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WWE SummerSlam results and recaps

[ad_1] 5:52 PM ETESPN staffSummerSlam represents a mile marker at the halfway point of WWE's annual calendar of events. Most of what's happened since WrestleMania typically culminates at this showcase event, and influences much of what carries the WWE through the end of the year and the start of the road to WrestleMania in January.After four years in Brooklyn, SummerSlam moves to Toronto. Sunday's show at Scotiabank Arena is headlined
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Harvick wins NASCAR Cup race at Michigan for 47th career win

[ad_1] BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick won a NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway for the second straight year, giving him two victories this year and 47 in his career. With just three races before the playoffs, Harvick is hopeful the timing of his strong performance helps him win a championship. “Hopefully, we’re peaking at the right time,” he said Sunday. Late in the race, the Stewart-Haas Racing