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Capitals' Trotz resigns as head coach of Stanley Cup champions

(Reuters) - Barry Trotz resigned as coach of the Washington Capitals less than two weeks after leading them to their first Stanley Cup championship, the National Hockey League team and the coach said on Monday. Read More


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Report: Cavs, Suns in mix for Spurs' Leonard

LeBron James can return to free agency by opting out of the final year of his contract in the next two weeks. More »


High class leaderboard spares U.S. Golf Association's blushes

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (Reuters) - The U.S. Open, won by Brooks Koepka on Sunday, regained much of its reputation as the toughest test in golf when it staged a exemplary championship for three-and-a-half days at Shinnecock Hills. More »


Lukaku double as Belgium outclass brave Panama

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - A stunning volley from Dries Mertens and a Romelu Lukaku double broke the resistance of a brave Panama side on their World Cup debut as Belgium cruised to a 3-0 win in their opening Group G game on Monday. More »


Kane takes to world stage as England edge past Tunisia

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - England captain Harry Kane declared his arrival on soccer's biggest stage when he scored twice, including a stoppage-time winner, in a dramatic 2-1 victory over Tunisia as his team launched their World Cup campaign on Monday. More »


Sweden bury World Cup opening jinx to beat South Korea

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 with a narrow 1-0 victory over South Korea, but they will need to find their shooting boots if they are to match their two other, trickier opponents in Group F. More »


Tennis: Rybarikova stuns Pliskova in Birmingham opener

(Reuters) - World number seven Karolina Pliskova's Wimbledon preparations suffered a setback in a 6-2 6-3 defeat by Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia in the opening round of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Monday. More »


Austria's Thiem races past Youzhny in Halle opener

(Reuters) - French Open runner-up Dominic Thiem began his grasscourt season with a convincing 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over Russian Mikhail Youzhny in the opening round of the Halle Open on Monday. More »


Major League Baseball roundup: Astros run winning streak to 11 games

Carlos Correa opened the eighth inning with a game-tying home run, and Evan Gattis and Marwin Gonzalez added run-scoring singles as the Houston Astros capped a perfect road trip with a 7-4 comeback victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. More »


Saudi soccer team land safely in Rostov after apparent engine fire

ROSTOV-ON-DON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's national soccer team landed safely in Rostov-on-Don, Russia on Monday evening, after an apparent engine fire on the plane carrying the players to a World Cup match. More »


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