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The Latest: Northern Ireland fans again sing about Grigg

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer's European Championship (all times local):

Byung Ho Park learning two new languages in MLB rookie year

NEW YORK (AP) — Byung Ho Park is trying to learn not one, but two new languages in his first MLB season.

Correction: Quicken Loans National story

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In a story June 24 about the Quicken Loans National, The Associated Press erroneously reported the first name of one of the co-leaders at Congressional. It is Billy, not Bobby, Hurley III.

Sabres acquire defenseman Kulikov in trade with Panthers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have opened the second round of the NHL draft with a splash by acquiring defenseman Dmitri Kulikov in a trade with the Florida Panthers.

Betances, Miller, Chapman perfect again, Yanks top Twins 5-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Aroldis Chapman reared back and fired strike after strike at the Minnesota Twins.

Iceland takes on England, the team it's cheered from afar

NICE, France (AP) — Brought up on a regular supply of the Premier League, Iceland's players are used to cheering on England at major soccer tournaments.

KISD 7-on-7 league boasts talented receivers

An explosive receiving corps is a dangerous weapon in 7-on-7 considering the game is completely predicated on the passing game.

QB Johnson making plays for Roos

The Killeen Kangaroos were able to turn things around Tuesday night winning two of three games after going 0-3 last week in 7-on-7 competition.

Ellison sweeps 7-on-7 league for 2nd week in row

For the second week in a row, Ellison went undefeated in the Killeen ISD 7-on-7 league, which the Eagles hosted Tuesday at Leo Buckley Stadium. 

Mansell, Peoples lead Belton to two victories in 7-on-7

CAMERON — Belton put together a last-minute drive to give host Cameron Yoe its only loss in the three-game, round-robin 7-on-7 tournament Monday.

7-ON-7: Copperas Cove defeated in three close contests Monday

CAMERON — Copperas Cove’s 7-on-7 team went 0-3 on Monday night.

Girls learning, having fun at Belton soccer camp

Young ladies aged 4-14 are developing and enhancing their soccer skills this week at the Lady Tiger Soccer Camp at Belton High School. 

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Briles officially out at Baylor after sexual assault scandal
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 10:00 pm

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor and Art Briles have mutually agreed to part ways, almost a month after the release of a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against football players which led school regents to suspend the coach "with intent to terminate."

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Ex-NFL player tries to break in to home, gets shot by owner
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 2:15 pm

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A homeowner in Portland shot an intruder this week who turned out to be former Detroit Lions cornerback Stanley Wilson II, authorities said.

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Coastal Carolina capitalizes on Texas Tech errors, wins 7-5
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 5:45 am

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Coastal Carolina's incredible postseason run will continue for at least another day.

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Byung Ho Park learning two new languages in MLB rookie year
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 1:15 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Byung Ho Park is trying to learn not one, but two new languages in his first MLB season.

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Betances, Miller, Chapman perfect again, Yanks top Twins 5-3
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 7:45 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Aroldis Chapman reared back and fired strike after strike at the Minnesota Twins.

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LEADING OFF: Reyes return to New York? Garza boosts Brewers
Posted: June 25, 2016

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

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WNBA raises awareness, money for Orlando nightclub victims
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 5:30 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Breanna Stewart took the time before the Seattle Storm's game Friday night to write the names of the 49 victims of the Orlando shooting on her colorful shoes.

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Championship ring: President calls Cavs coach after title
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 9:45 am

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring — from the White House.

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Trades are part of NBA draft day
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 2:30 am

NEW YORK (AP) — The long wait to find out which NBA team would be in his future was over in a hurry for Domantas Sabonis.

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Experts: weak launch in Britain for DraftKings
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 1:45 am

BOSTON (AP) — A bid to grow daily fantasy sports overseas doesn't appear to be gaining much traction as the industry fights for survival on its home front.

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Text: Lawyer seeks plea deal, doubts Manziel can stay clean
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 10:30 pm

DALLAS (AP) — An attorney handling Johnny Manziel's domestic violence case expressed doubts about the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback's ability to stay clean and said he was given a receipt that shows Manziel may have spent more than $1,000 at a drug paraphernalia store just 15 hours after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash, according to a lengthy text message accidentally sent to The Associated Press.

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Still going: Packers report another year of record revenue
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 6:00 pm

The Green Bay Packers have reported another year of record revenue.

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Sabres acquire defenseman Kulikov in trade with Panthers
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 10:15 am

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have opened the second round of the NHL draft with a splash by acquiring defenseman Dmitri Kulikov in a trade with the Florida Panthers.

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Arizona-born Matthews goes 1st in NHL draft; Finns follow
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 12:30 am

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — On the heels of the NHL expanding into Las Vegas, the Toronto Maple Leafs pinned their future on Arizona-born center Auston Matthews with the first pick in the NHL draft.

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Maple Leafs' overhaul continues with 1st pick in NHL draft
Updated: June 23, 2016 - 8:30 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hiring coach Mike Babcock and general manager Lou Lamoriello last offseason was the Toronto Maple Leafs' first major step in their high-priced bid to restore relevance to one the NHL's most recognized franchises.

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Rosberg wins European GP to extend F1 title lead
Updated: June 19, 2016 - 11:45 am

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg led from start to finish and won Sunday's European Grand Prix on the Baku street circuit, extending his lead in the Formula One championship from nine points to 24.

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Rain, aging asphalt to blame for soggy Texas race weekends
Updated: June 13, 2016 - 6:15 pm

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Blame it on the rain. Or is it because of the aging asphalt at Texas Motor Speedway that drivers prefer?

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F1: Hamilton dedicates Canadian Grand Prix victory to Ali
Updated: June 13, 2016 - 1:45 am

MONTREAL (AP) — When Lewis Hamilton first decided as a young child that he wanted to drive in Formula One, he had no black role models in the sport.

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The Latest: Northern Ireland fans again sing about Grigg
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 2:30 pm

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer's European Championship (all times local):

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Iceland takes on England, the team it's cheered from afar
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 5:00 am

NICE, France (AP) — Brought up on a regular supply of the Premier League, Iceland's players are used to cheering on England at major soccer tournaments.

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Experts: weak launch in Britain for DraftKings
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 1:45 am

BOSTON (AP) — A bid to grow daily fantasy sports overseas doesn't appear to be gaining much traction as the industry fights for survival on its home front.

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