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Cilic falls to unseeded Guido Pella

It was another fine day for Roger Federer, even though he spent it relaxing with his young family. A cheer must have gone up in the household when news of Marin Cilic’s demise filtered through on Thursday afternoon. There is a sense of calm in the Swiss veteran’s kingdom, where the outlook could hardly look…
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Sharapova out after first round Wimbledon loss

Maria Sharapova’s mediocre record since her return from a doping ban continued as the 2004 champion was bundled out in the first round of Wimbledon by world No 132 Vitalia Diatchenko. The five-time Grand Slam champion has failed to make it past the quarter-finals at a major since she returned from her 15-month suspension for…
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Brian McCann to have knee surgery, out 4-6 weeks

Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann will undergo surgery on his injured right knee, manager A.J. Hinch confirmed Tuesday. Hinch said the team wouldn't have a timetable for McCann's return, but The Athletic reported that the veteran catcher is expected to miss four to six weeks. Th Astros placed McCann on the 10-day disabled list before their game Tuesday…
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Federer dominant in Wimbledon opener

Roger Federer didn’t need his initials to sign off on another masterful display at Wimbledon. He’s hoping to get them back soon, though. Federer’s stylish “RF” logo was missing from his outfit as he stepped out on Centre Court on Monday to begin his title defense with a quick 6-1, 6-3, 6-4 win over Dusan…
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Chris Bosio gets fired for ‘insensitive comments’

The Tigers on Wednesday terminated the contract of pitching coach Chris Bosio. General manager Al Avila said the action was taken because of insensitive comments Bosio made to a club employee. The comments, Avila said, violated company policy and the terms of Bosio’s contract. One day after the Tigers fired pitching coach Chris Bosio for…
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Angels Zack Cozart to have surgery on Torn Labrum

Los Angeles Angels third baseman Zack Cozart will undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder. Cozart was placed on the 10-day disabled list June 15 after initially being diagnosed with a shoulder strain, but additional imaging and clinical examination revealed a need for surgery. Cozart injured his left shoulder while making a diving catch on June…
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