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  • Keep the ring, Varejao reportedly tells Cavs

    Warriors big man Anderson Varejao, who re-signed with the team Sunday, reportedly will not accept an NBA championship ring if one is offered. Varejao played for the Cleveland Cavaliers before the Warriors picked him following a three-team deal that ...

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  • Embattled Portland, Oregon, superintendent steps down

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Embattled in controversy over high lead levels found in water sources at two schools, Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith said Monday she is stepping down effective immediately. Just a month ago, Smith said she ...

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  • Edmund takes Britain into Davis Cup semi against Argentina

    Edmund, ranked at 67 in the world, justified his position as his country's top player in the absence of Wimbledon champion Andy Murray to see off Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) on the back of 39 winners for an unbeatable 3-1 lead. "You want to win ...

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  • Small earthquakes hit Oregon, Hawaii; no damage reported

    The U.S. Geological Survey says that minor earthquakes have shaken part of the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area and Hawaii. The agency says a magnitude-3.2 earthquake hit near Beaverton and several other Portland suburbs at 6:16 p.m. local time.

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  • Lampard gets better of Drogba in battle of Chelsea 'old boys'

    Defending champions Portland beat Seattle Sounders 3-1 after Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri scored late in the first half and early in the second to give his side a 2-0 lead. Chad Marshall pulled one back for the Sounders with a header in the 59th ...

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  • US takes Davis Cup tie lead over Croatia

    Sock, No. 26 in the world, then pulled even, winning the fourth set by claiming the final two games. The US last hosted a Davis Cup match in 2014, when it lost in the first round to Britain in San Diego. This is the fourth time Portland has hosted a ...

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  • Britain wins without Murray, Croatia beats US in Davis Cup

    Croatia rallied for a comeback 3-2 victory over the United States, with Borna Coric beating Jack Sock 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the decisive match in Portland, Oregon to set up a semifinal against France. Marin Cilic set up the deciding fifth match by ...

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  • Cilic steps up in doubles as Croatia stay alive against USA

    Los Angeles (AFP) - Ivan Dodig and Marin Cilic dealt Bob and Mike Bryan a rare doubles defeat to keep Croatia alive in their Davis Cup World Group quarter-final against the United States. World number 12 Cilic stepped in at the last minute to partner ...

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  • Croatia beat US in stunning Davis Cup comeback

    After losing the first two singles rubbers on Friday, Croatia kept alive their hopes by winning Saturday's doubles before swepping both reverse singles on the hardcourt in Portland. Marin Cilic, the ... Serbia were also without world number one Novak ...

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  • Kyrie Irving FaceTimed Kobe Bryant after winning NBA title

    He began the season with Cleveland and averaged 2.6 points and 2.9 rebounds in 31 games before being dealt to Portland in a three-team trade on Feb. 18 and was subsequently waived by the Trail Blazers. The 33-year-old Brazilian averaged 1.2 points ...

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  • Anderson Varejao plans to reject Cavaliers championship ring, report says

    The 6-11 big man spent 11 full seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers before being dealt to the Portland Trail Blazers on Feb. 18 in a three-team deal that involved the Orlando Magic, who sent Channing Frye to the Cavs. The Blazers unloaded a second ...

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  • Croatia still alive in Davis Cup quarter-final

    And the 2014 U.S. Open singles champion teamed up superbly with Dodig against American doubles specialists the Bryan brothers, Bob and Mike, winning 6-2 2-6 6-2 6-4 in Portland. "I played probably the best match in my life in doubles, especially at ...

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  • Davis Cup: Croatia cuts US lead to 2-1 with doubles win

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Ivan Dodig and Marin Cilic kept Croatia alive in the Davis Cup quarterfinal match with the United States, beating twins Bob and Mike Bryan 6-2, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday. Dodig and Cilic cut Croatia's deficit to 2-1 heading into ...

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  • Tennis-Croatia beat US in stunning Davis Cup comeback

    After losing the first two singles rubbers on Friday, Croatia kept alive their hopes by winning Saturday's doubles before swepping both reverse singles on the hardcourt in Portland. Marin Cilic, the ... Serbia were also without world number one Novak ...

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  • Davis Cup: Croatia rallies to stun US 3-2 in Portland

    Croatia will host France — a 3-1 winner at the Czech Republic — in the World Group semifinals Sept. 16-18. Croatia reached the semifinals for the first time since 2009. It won its only Davis Cup title in 2005. In the other semifinal, defending ...

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  • Warriors re-sign C Anderson Varejao

    Varejao averaged 2.6 points and 2.3 rebounds in 22 games after signing with the Warriors on Feb. 22. He began the season with Cleveland and averaged 2.6 points and 2.9 rebounds in 31 games before being dealt to Portland in a three-team trade on Feb.

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  • Lakers' Larry Nance Jr. dodges serious injury, sprains wrist

    That's the same bone that Chris Paul fractured during Game 4 of the Los Angeles Clippers' first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers back in April. The Lakers haven't yet put a timetable on Nance's shelving. According to orthopedic surgeon Dr.

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  • Valeri scores twice, Timbers beat Sounders 3-1

    PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) -- Diego Valeri scored goals on either side of halftime to give the Portland Timbers a 3-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday. The win extended Portland's MLS unbeaten streak to nine games (4-0-5). Valeri's first came on ...

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  • #CanadaRed Soccer Notebook: Olympics a different beast than Women's World Cup

    Canada's Christine Sinclair celebrates her game-winning stoppage-time penalty shot goal against China with head coach John Herdman against China during a FIFA Women's World Cup soccer match in Edmonton, Alberta, Saturday, June 6, 2015. (Jeff McIntosh ...

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  • Davis Cup: Marin Cilic pulls Croatia even with US

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Marin Cilic set up a deciding fifth match in Croatia's Davis Cup quarterfinal against the United States, beating John Isner 7-6 (11-9), 6-3, 6-4 in the first reverse singles match Sunday to even the tie at 2-2. Jack Sock faced ...

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