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KWBG Sports for July 12th

Posted on 12 July 2016 by KWBG

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Francisco hurler Johnny Cueto (KWAY’-toh) will start for the National League All-Star team tonight against AL pitcher and White Sox ace Chris Sale. Cueto tops the NL with 13 victories, while Sale paces all major leaguers with 14. Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton won the home run derby last night in […]

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KWBG Sports for July 11th

Posted on 11 July 2016 by KWBG

LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray has earned a second Wimbledon championship for Britain in the last three years. The second-seeded Scot disarmed big-serving Milos Raonic (MEE’-lohsh ROW’-nihch) 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 for his third major championship. Britain had gone 77 years without a Wimbledon men’s champion before Murray’s 2013 title. LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A ruling […]

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KWBG Sports for July 8th

Posted on 08 July 2016 by KWBG

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant has been introduced by the Golden State Warriors after signing a two-year contract that’s worth over $54 million. Durant said his meeting with the Warriors’ brass and new teammates Stephen (STEH’-fehn) Curry and Klay Thompson last Friday had a “great vibe throughout the whole day.” He joins a Warriors […]

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KWBG Sports for July 7th

Posted on 07 July 2016 by KWBG

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have pried Dwyane (dwayn) Wade away from the Miami Heat by working out a two-year, $47 million contract with the 12-time All-Star. Wade had spent his entire 13-year career with the Heat after being selected fifth overall in the 2003 draft, averaging 23.7 points and 5.8 assists. The Chicago […]

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KWBG Sports for July 6th

Posted on 06 July 2016 by KWBG

LONDON (AP) — Tenth seed Tomas Berdych (TOH’-mahs bur-DEEK’) won his fourth-round match at Wimbledon yesterday by outlasting fellow Czech Jiri (YUR’-ee) Vesely 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3. Berdych faces Lucas Pouille (POO’-ee) in today’s quarterfinals. The other quarterfinal matches have Roger Federer battling Marin Cilic (CHIH’-lihch), second seed Andy Murray against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (joh-WIH;’-freed […]

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KWBG Sports for July 5th

Posted on 05 July 2016 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — The Golden State Warriors’ agreement with Kevin Durant will also benefit the Dallas Mavericks. Durant has accepted a two-year, $54 million contract with the Warriors after averaging 27 points and seven rebounds during his nine-year NBA career. The Mavs are helping the Warriors create salary cap space for Durant by acquiring Andrew […]

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KWBG Sports for July 4th

Posted on 04 July 2016 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that four-time All-Star guard Rajon Rondo (RAH’-zhahn RAHN’-doh) has agreed to a two-year, $30 million package with the Bulls. Rondo averaged 11.9 points and an NBA-best 11.7 assists with the Kings last season. And a person with knowledge of the deal says […]

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KWBG Sports for July 1st

Posted on 01 July 2016 by KWBG

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Coastal Carolina has become the first team since Minnesota in 1956 to win the College World Series in its first appearance, defeating Arizona 4-3. The Chanticleers capitalized on two errors on the same play to score four unearned runs in the sixth inning of a game delayed a day by bad […]

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KWBG Sports for June 30th

Posted on 30 June 2016 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has accepted a six-year, $140 million contract extension, the richest deal in NFL history. Colts owner Jim Irsay revealed the contract’s maximum value and said Luck would be guaranteed $47 million even if the Colts were to cut him before this season. NFL.com says the life of […]

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KWBG Sports for June 29th

Posted on 29 June 2016 by KWBG

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt died early Tuesday morning at age 64, five years after being diagnosed with early onset dementia, Alzheimer’s type. Summitt helped grow college women’s basketball as her Lady Vols dominated the sport in the late 1980s and 1990s, winning six titles in 12 years. She […]

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