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GERMANY AND USA WIN THEIR OPENING GAMES AT WORLD CUP
Germany thrashes 10-man Portugal 4-0 while United States leaves it late to beat Ghana in their opening games at World Cup.
TONY GWYNN DIES FROM CANCER
Tony Gwynn, one of baseball’s all-time great pure hitters and a San Diego great, dies of cancer at age 54.
SCHUMACHER OUT OF COMA, LEAVES HOSPITAL
Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher out of coma, leaves French hospital, with little indication of his condition.
LA MAYOR GARCETTI USES THE F-WORD DURING KINGS PARADE
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti drops the F-word in his address to fans as the Kings parade the Stanley Cup trophy.
SUAREZ DECLARES HIMSELF READY FOR ACTION AT WORLD CUP
Uruguay star Luis Suarez says he is recovered from knee surgery and ready to play at World Cup after missing opener
–MARTIN KAYMER RETURNS TO ELITE WITH A DOMINANT US OPEN WIN
Martin Kaymer of Germany won the U.S. Open with four days of dominance at Pinehurst No. 2. Kaymer won his second major championship. He made a 15-foot par putt on the last hole for a 1-under 69, giving him an eight-shot victory over Rickie Fowler and Erik Compton.
–SPURS BEAT HEAT 104-87 IN GAME 5 TO WIN NBA TITLE
The San Antonio Spurs finished off a dominant run to their fifth NBA championship, ending the Miami Heat’s two-year title reign with a 104-87 victory that wrapped up the series in five games.
–MESSI LEADS ARGENTINA PAST BOSNIA; GOAL-LINE TECHNOLOGY DECISIVE IN GOAL
A breathtaking last-gasp goal; a first for goal-line technology; happy and cheering fans. What else could the World Cup want? Oh yes, a stunning goal by Lionel Messi for Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
–FEDERER WINS 7TH GERRY WEBER OPEN TITLE, HIS 14TH ON GRASS, 79TH OVERALL
Roger Federer delivers a statement of intent for Wimbledon by winning the grass-court Gerry Weber Open for the seventh time. Federer beat Alejandro Falla 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3) in the final. It was the 14th title on grass and 79th overall for the 32-year-old Swiss.
–ADAMS HITS THIRD HOMER IN 3 GAMES, HELPS CARDINALS SWEEP NATIONALS
Matt Adams homered for the third straight game as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 5-2 for a series sweep.